What's On - Theatre
The story of Britain’s first black judge, Nigerian Tunji Sowande, and the prejudices he battled and overcame on his route to the judiciary are the subject matter for this powerful drama that the British Theatre Guide says ‘thrills and touches’.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s adaptation of this classic film noir based in 1950s Beverly Hills is coming to Sheffield for just a few nights, starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond and Strictly Come Dancing’s Danny Mac as Joe Gillis. Expect a passionate love story, lots of LA glamour and a murder mystery.
Marivaux’s classic French farce is given a new spin as it is performed by an Asian family living in England who struggle to navigate the complexities of an arranged marriage that neither side really wants.
Education, education, education: it’s something that’s the topic of conversation across dinner tables around the country, but what happens when you go too far to get your child that coveted A*? This new play, starring Imogen Stubbs, tells the story of a family torn apart by a hunger for success.
For the first time since 2013, Northern Ballet’s hugely popular children’s ballet, Ugly Duckling, is returning to the stage. Northern Ballet’s stage productions are renowned for their innovation, and have been seen by generations of children on CBeebies.
This production by Tutti Frutti Productions is ideal for children aged three to eight; a play for 2018, the World Cup year. There’s live music, dramatic acting, and plenty of football for those who can’t wait to have a kickaround.
Prepare for a tour de force of musical theatre and improvisational comedy as the quick-witted Showstoppers arrive in Scarborough. Taking suggestions from the audience, they create a hilarious, fully-formed musical.
It’s one of the hottest musicals in the last decade, and the winner of more than 100 awards – and is coming to Yorkshire. Wicked tells the story of the two witches in The Wizard of Oz and their unlikely friendship in the most powerful way, with songs that’ll needle their way into your memory.