Listings: Theatre, Amateur Stage, Performance, Dance
April 4 - April 11 2013
The 39 Steps: the Olivier Award-winning pastiche of the Hitchcock movie following the adventures of John Buchan’s stiff-upper-lip hero Richard Hannay with frenetic action from four actors in 139 roles, Lyceum Theatre, Thursday, April 4, and Friday, 7.45pm, Saturday 3pm, 7.45pm (£15-£29).
Mind Walking: Tanika Gupta drama of the enduring love of a mature couple and a family’s discovery of their cultural heritage, Civic Theatre, Hanson Street, Barnsley, Friday, 7.30pm ( £12/£10).
Bringing Down The Moon: stage adaptation of the book by Jonathan Emmett, Pavilion Arts Centre Studio, Saturday, 1.30pm, 3.30pm (adults £7, children £6, family ticket £24).
20 Tiny Plays About Sheffield: after the success of their inaugural production, Lives in Art, Sheffield People’s Theatre present a compilation of five-minute plays written by 20 writers, old and new, spanning a range of performance genres, Crucible Studio, Monday to Saturday, 7.15pm (£10-£12). Sold out
The Brothers Grimm, Babbling Vagabonds Storytelling Theatre Company, Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Tuesday, 2.30pm (£6, children £5, family ticket £20).
The Pitmen Painters: new touring production of Lee Hall play about art, class and politics based on the true story of a group of Ashington miners who started an art class in the Thirties, Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, Tuesday to Saturday, 7.30pm, matinees Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm, Saturday, 3pm (£12-£25.).
The Chuckle Brothers: Meet the Phantom at the Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Tudor Square, Wednesday, 2pm, 5pm (£14.50).
Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus!: Big Wooden Horse with a show full of fun and feathers for children of three and up, Thursday, April 11, 2pm (£8.50, children £6.50, family ticket £26).
Magic of Motown: new show packed with 36 back-to-back hits, Lyceum Theatre, Thursday, April 11, 7.45pm (£19-£26).
Jane Eyre: Hull Truck Theatre continue their tour of the adaptation of the Charlotte Brontë story by Laura Turner, Buxton Opera House, Thursday, April 11, to Saturday, 7.30pm plus Saturday matinee, 2.30pm (£13-£17/ £10).
The Mikado: Grenoside & Birley Carr Players production directed by Steve Andrews boasting Mike Tipler in the title role and Stephen Godward as Pooh-Bah with Christine Stubbs (Katisha) and Timothy Whitehead (Ko-Ko) elsewhere in the cast. Andrew Butterfield joins music director Jonathan Hester for the four-handed piano accompaniment. Grenoside Community Centre, Tuesday-Saturday, 7.30pm (£8/ £7 concessions, Tuesday only/ £5 children, 01226 754462).
Miss Saigon: Rotherham Teachers Student Academy, Civic Theatre, Rotherham, Tuesday-Saturday, 7.15pm plus matinee Saturday, 2.15pm (£12/ £10).
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE: Sheffield University Theatre Company with Anthony Burgess’s chronicling the hedonistic ‘ultra-violence’ of Alex and his ‘droogs,’ University Drama Studio, Glossop Road, Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm (£4-£6, 2228676, email:firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sutco.wordpress.com).
Iolanthe: Dore Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Montgomery Theatre, Surrey Street, Wednesday to Friday, 7.30pm, Saturday, 2pm, gala evening in aid of St. Luke’s Hospice, 6.30pm (£11/ £9, 2507155).
Last Laugh Lescar: Danny McLoughlin, Kiri Pritchard, Barry Dodds, The Lescar, Sharrow Vale Road, Hunter’s Bar, Thursday, April 4, 8pm (£8/£5 NUS).
Merry Hell Comedy: Wil Hodgson - Kidnapped by Catwoman, The Greystones, Greystones Road, Thursday, April 4, 8pm (£6).
Last Laugh Comedy Club: JoJo Smith, Barry Dodds, Jason Patterson and Steve Shanyaski, followed by the infamous DJ Foxy’s cheesy disco, Memorial Hall, Friday and Saturday, 8pm (£16, order food and drink on 2210317, www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk/lastlaugh).
SALLY MORGAN: psychic, City Hall, Friday, 7.30pm (£23.50).
Dave Spikey - Words Don’t Come Easy Tour: Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, Friday, 7.30pm (£17.50).
Buxton Buzz Comedy Club: Andy White, Allyson Smith, Gunther and compere Harriet Dyer, Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Friday, 8pm (£6).
Music Hall, Vaudeville and Standards of Yesteryear: transport is the theme at this month’s Toffee Music singing/listening club, The Shakespeare, Gibraltar Street, Monday, 8.30pm-11pm (no charge - collection for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity).
Funhouse Comedy Club: Andy Robinson headlines, plus Peter McCole, Graham Milton and compere Steve Haze, New Barrack Tavern, Penistone Road, Sunday, 8pm (£5 adv).
Snooker Legends: Jimmy White, Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor with John Virgo on hand to provide expert analysis and last year’s World Snooker Championship Final referee Michaela Tabb officiating, Crucible Theatre, Thursday, April 11, 70pm (£25).
MICKY FLANAGAN: City Hall, Thursday, April 11, 8pm (£22.50).
The Russian Cossacks, Russian State Dance Ensemble of Stavropol, Buxton Opera House, Saturday, 7.30pm (£17.50, £19.50).
Ugly Duckling: Northern Ballet’s first ballet especially for children, Civic Theatre, Hanson Street, Barnsley, Tuesday, noon, 2pm, 4pm, SOLD OUT
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