Saturday, 22 April 2017

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Upcoming events at Theatre Royal Wakefield include Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and more:
Stand Up Stand Up - Wednesday 3 - Saturday 6 May
Don't miss the world premiere of Olivier Award winner Jim Cartwright's brand new comedy Stand Up Stand Up.
Chris Hannon stars as struggling comedian Colin - caught between the ever present promise of hitting the big time and the impending reality of getting a 'proper job'.
When intimidating bailiff Biff (Andrew Westfield) turns up at Colin's front door to collect on his debts, the two strike up an unlikely rapport and realise they could be the answer to each other's problems.
Packed full of hilarious one-liners and poignant observations, Stand Up Stand Up is about finding friendship and hope in the most unlikely places.
Stand Up Stand Up
Wednesday 3 - Saturday 6 May, 7.30pm
Saturday matinee 3pm
Tickets £19, £17, 14 (plus concessions)
Box Office 01924 211 311
Book now for Stand Up Stand Up - Wednesday 3 - Saturday 6 May
The Lock In 'Remixed' - Friday 12 May
The hugely entertaining Breaking Tradition Dance Company are back with a comical new take on their 5-star live music and dance extravaganza!
With maverick music from award-winning powerhouse The Demon Barbers, The Lock In 'Remixed' is a celebration of some of the UK's oldest forms of dance combining with thrilling hip hop and b-boy moves.
The Lock In 'Remixed' is 'guaranteed to raise weary spirits and send an audience home smiling' (The Times).
Book now for The Lock In 'Remixed' - Friday 12 May
Romeo & Juliet - Wednesday 24 May & Twelfth Night - Thursday 25 May
Merely Theatre return to Wakefield with their unique, gender blind, stripped-back takes on two more Shakespeare classics.
On Wednesday 24 May, experience the thrills, passion and beauty of tragic love story Romeo & Juliet.
On Thursday 25 May, Merely take on the hilarious tale of deception and mistaken identity of Twelfth Night.
And if you really love your Shakespeare, book for both shows and get £2 off the total ticket price!
Book now for Merely Theatre - Wednesday 24 May & Thursday 25 May
Crofton Silver Band - Friday 21 April
Local brass band heroes and multiple award-winners Crofton Silver Band take to the stage for a diverse and entertaining set. Performing jazz-funk, swing classics and pop standards alongside traditional brass favourites, the aim is to get your feet tapping and the hair on the back of your neck standing up! 
Book now for Crofton Silver Band - Friday 21 April
Talon - The Best of the Eagles - Thursday 11 May
One of the most successful touring shows in the UK, Talon's 20th anniversary tour features all the classic Eagles greatest hits from their timeless back catalogue, including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It to the Limit, Desperado, Lyin' Eyes, Life in the Fast Lane and many more.
Book now for Talon - The Best of the Eagles - Thursday 11 May
Wakefield Drama Festival - Sunday 28 May - Saturday 3 June
The Wakefield Drama Festival is back for a 17th year, offering a scintillating week of exhilarating live theatre. The best drama groups from the region perform seven plays in seven days, with awards being presented at the end of the week. Don't miss this celebration of drama! 
Book now for Wakefield Drama Festival -  Sunday 28 May - Saturday 3 June
Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE

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