April 25 - May 2 2013
9 to 5: musical comedy featuring 18 original numbers from Dolly Parton and based on the hit movie with three office workers who turn the tables on their sexist boss, played by Holby City’s Mark Moraghan, Lyceum Theatre, Thursday, April 25, 2pm, Friday, 7.45pm and Saturday 3pm, 7.45pm (£23-£38).
You Might As Well Live: An Evening with Dorothy Parker, Cotton Grass Theatre present a show written and directed by David Frederickson featuring the words, wisdom and wisecracks of one of America’s foremost jazz age writers accompanied by music from the era played on stage by the Steve Salfield Trio, Edale Village Hall, Saturday, 7.30pm (£7, £5 children, Angie Donoghue 01433 670347 or email: email@example.com).
Yes, Prime Minister: stage version of the classic BBC comedy series by the original writers, Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, on its final tour with Michael Fenton Stevens from Benidorm in the role of beleaguered PM Jim Hacker opposite Crispin Redman ( Law & Order: UK) as Sir Humphrey Appleby, Lyceum Theatre, Monday to Saturday, 7.45pm, matinees Thursday 2pm and Saturday 3pm (£17- £29).
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists: return of Stephen Lowe’s two-handed adaptation with music of the Robert Tressell classic book of working class literature performed by Neil Gore and Richard Stone, Lantern Theatre, Kenwood Park Road, Nether Edge, Monday and Tuesday, 8pm (£10).
Miss Julie: new version of Strindberg’s masterpiece by UK Touring Theatre, Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm (£15).
Me and Me Dad: Sheffield’s Reform Theatre tour the comedy by Nick Lane with David Walker, Ryan Cerenko and Susan Mitchell in the cast,Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, Thursday, May 2, 7.30pm.
Leave it to Psmith: Ecclesall Theatre Company present a comedy by PG Wodehouse featuring many of the characters from the recent BBC TV series, Blandings, Ecclesall Parish Hall Ringinglow Road, Tuesday to Saturday, 7.30pm ( £6/ £4, 0776 3153842, www.ecclesalltheatre.com).
The Pajama Game: Southey Musical Theatre Company, directed by Mark Feakins, present the classic Fifties musical comedy centred around a wage dispute in a pajama factory in middle America, Montgomery Theatre, Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm plus matinee Saturday, 2.15pm (£10- £11.50, 243 5587).
Annie: Chapeltown and District Amateur Operatic Society, Civic Theatre, Rotherham, Thursday, April 25, and Friday, 7.15pm, Saturday, 2.15pm, 7.15pm (£12/ £10, 2342893).
Wednesday 24 to Saturday 27 April at 7:30
Saturday 27 April at 2:30
Fame: Sheffield University Performing Arts Society with the eighties-tastic musical , University Drama Studio, Glossop Road, Thursday, April 25, and Friday, 7.30pm, Saturday, 2.30pm and 7.30pm (£8/ £6, email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.supas.union.shef.ac.uk).
Morte D’Arthur: tale of King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table performed by Kaleidoscope Youth Theatre Company, Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm (£7).
Little Last Laugh: Kevin Dewsbury, Mark Cooper and Dan Evans are on the bill, The Lescar, Lescar Lane, Sharrowvale Road, Hunters Bar, Thursday, April 25, 8pm (£8/£5 NUS).
A Pile of Wit: Edinburgh Fringe preview by Sheffield improv comedy group The Antics, Library Theatre, 7pm (£5/, £3).
Last Laugh Comedy Club: resident host Toby Foster introduces Dan Evans, Kev Dewsbury and Craig Murray, 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).
MICK FOLEY: former WWE champ turned author and comic holds court, Memorial Hall, Monday, 7.30pm (£22.50).
We’ll Meet Again - The Farewell Tour: Civic Theatre, Rotherham, Monday, 2.30pm (£12.50/ £10.50).
Little Last Laugh: Ste Porter, Johnny Kats, Suna Jarman and Tanya Lee Davis are on the bill, The Lescar, Lescar Lane, Sharrowvale Road, Hunters Bar, Thursday, May 2, 8pm (£8/£5 NUS).
Legacy of Hidden Beauty: performance by the Lucie Lee Dance Company, some of whose dancers are disabled, exploring identity and who can dance, Cupola Gallery, Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, preview with artist presentation and hospitality, Friday 4pm, performances Friday, 5:30pm and Saturday, 1pm and 3pm (£3, 2852665).