Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy

Sheffield Steeldogs strip off for hospital charity

Saucy Steeldogs will become strippers for one night only when the Sheffield Steeldogs ice hockey team will parade in the buff for charity.

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VIDEO: Amazing strongman Eddie Hall pulls a bus through a car park

This is how Britain's Strongest Man Eddie 'The Beast' Hall takes the bus - by pulling it with his bare hands.
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Kara Tointon will be appearing in Gaslight at The Lyceum next year. Picture: Chris Etchells

Theatre: It’s strictly corsets now for Kara

Gaslighting has become a term for emotional abuse that aims to make victims question their own sanity.

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Josie Walker in Everybody's Talking About  Jamie at the Crucible Sheffield

Talk of the Town: Everybody’s talking about Jamie

Sheffield may not be La La Land but it’s certainly the place for uplifting musicals these days.

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Summer Strallen as Jessica in the play, Hysteria

Hysteria - Buxton Opera House and Cast, Doncaster, Today to March 1

A comedy about an imagined meeting between eccentric artist Salvador Dali and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud during World War Two is touring to Doncaster and Buxton this month.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

February 16 - February 23 2017

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Genius Trevor Dion Nicholas shone as the quick-tongued genie who made the whole night a partaaaaay!

REVIEW: Aladdin musical is 'magic carpet ride' in London's West End

Disney's spectacular Aladdin musical is a 'magic carpet ride'...a Whole New World of theatre-going, writes Nik Farah.

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TV star Jack Whitehall, appearing at Sheffield Arena

TV comic Jack's back with some big laughs for Sheffield Arena

Comedian Jack Whitehall is At Large at Sheffield Arena on Wednesday and he reckons that a spacious venue suits his style very well.

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Kara Tointon as Bella Manningham in Gaslight

Gaslight, Lyceum Theatre, Fbruary 20-25

Gaslight is flickering on a woman living in terror.

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REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil: Varekai - Tales of the Forest at Sheffield Arena

C'est magnifique! What a treat this was in Sheffield as the world-famous Cirque du Soleil swept in to kick off their magical new tour production, writes Daniel Bailey.
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie 9th Feb to 25th Feb 2017 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Pictured are director Jonathan Butterell, and co wrtiters Tom Macrae and Dan Gillespie Sells, singer-songwriter of The Feeling. Picture: Chris Etchells

Everybody’s talking about amazing story of Jamie

The amazing real story of a teenage drag queen has inspired a new musical that gets its world premiere at the Crucible in February.

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Danny Baker has a go at stand-up

Danny Baker has a go at stand-up

Broadcaster Danny Baker rocks up at the Memorial Hall tonight (Thursday, February 2) on his first stand-up tour.

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Strongman Eddie Hall rides off with motorbike prize after lifting Britain's Strongest Man title at Doncaster Dome. Photos: Marisa Cashill.

Strongman Eddie Hall smokes competition with world record title win

Strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall got fans all revved up after he muscled his way into the history books yet again and won a motorbike - then burnt out the back tyre doing a celebratory wheel spin.

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Bizarre fantastical creatures in Cirque du Soleil's spectacular Varekai, Tales of The Forest - at Sheffield Arena from Thursday to Sunday, February 2 to 5.

PREVIEW: Roll up, roll up for Cirque du Soleil's spectacular Varekai at Sheffield Arena

Super human acrobatics, juggling, contortion, balancing acts, spectacular colourful costumes, amazing sets and lots of clowning about...

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Top ten things to do this week

Top ten things to do this week

Here’s a pick of our top ten events for the coming week.

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Shazia Mirza at Doncaster Dome

Comedy star Shazia Mirza takes show to Dome

“My mum can’t find me anyone to marry. My friend Matthew looks at me with great concern and says, “You’re not thinking of becoming a Jihadi Bride are you?”

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie   Picture: Chris Etchells

Theatre: Jamie’s dress code

Because Everybody’s Talking About Jamie is the story of a 16-year-old boy who wants to wear a dress to the school prom, people are liable to make an assumption, which the creators of the new musical have had to dispel.

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The Red Shoes by Bourne,  Credit: Johan Persson

Theatre: Red shoes point towards Lyceum

Sheffield Theatres have added to their 2017 line-up with the announcement of new shows which go on sale to the general public on Saturday, January 28.

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A magical world of wonder

A magical world of wonder

Cirque du Soleil’s latest production, Varekai, Tales of The Forest, opens its UK tour next week at Sheffield Arena with five performances in the venue’s intimate theatre-style Steel Hall.

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