A sizzling summer of standout shows revealed at The Everyman
By David Wood
Take a look at the fantastic forthcoming theatre highlights in Gloucestershire as the Everyman Theatre unveils its new season of world-class entertainment.
The Everyman Theatre, Gloucestershire's premiere entertainment venue, has announced an eclectic new programme and, once again, it's jam-packed full of brand-new performances, exciting national tours and family fun as well as top notch dramas and musicals straight from Broadway and the West End.
Here are the top shows you won't want to miss, starting with lots of fun for the whole family:
Splash Test Dummies (18th -19th July)
The Splash Test Dummies are off on an exciting adventure of oceanic proportions! With a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, dazzling acrobatics, dexterous juggling and side-splitting, slapstick comedy for the whole family.
Tickets for Splash Test Dummies start from £16 and are on sale now at: Splash Test Dummies (everymantheatre.org.uk)
In the Night Garden Live (22nd July)
You'll see Makka Pakka, Igglepiggle and all your favourite characters beautifully brought to life with full-size costumes, magical puppets and enchanting music. Your little ones will be amazed when they see a very special visit from the amazing flying Pinky Ponk.
Tickets for In the Night Garden Live start from £20 and are on sale now at: https://www.everymantheatre.org.uk/shows/in-the-night-garden-live/
Dragons and Mythical Beasts (3rd - 5 th August)
Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new interactive show for all the family.
Tickets for Dragons and Mythical Beasts start from £15 and are on sale now at: Dragons and Mythical Beasts (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday (7th August)
In 2023 we mark the 10th anniversary of Sarah and Duck, but it is also someone else's special day. Join Sarah and her best friend Duck as they plan the ultimate circus soiree to help Scarf Lady celebrate her birthday.
Tickets for Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday start from £16 and are on sale now at: Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday (everymantheatre.org.uk)
The Tiger Who Came To Tea (10th - 12th August)
Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, returns on tour. Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos.
Tickets for The Tiger Who Came To Tea start from £16 and are on sale now at: The Tiger Who Came To Tea (everymantheatre.org.uk)
The Highland Joker Presents The Bubble Show (29th August)
The Bubble Show is a unique blend of magic, storytelling, science and bubble art! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles, and even fire bubbles!
Tickets for The Bubble Show start from £14 and are on sale now at: The Highland Joker Presents The Bubble Show (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Morgan & West's Massive Magic Show For Kids (30th August)
Roll up, roll up! Morgan & West are back with a massive magic show for kids (and their childish grown-ups)!
Tickets for Morgan & West's Massive Magic Show For Kids start from £14 and are on sale now at: Morgan & West's Massive Magic Show For Kids! (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Winnie The Pooh (31st August - 2nd September)
The iconic characters from Disney's 'Winnie the Pooh' will be brought to life on stage with stunning puppetry and beautiful music in this wonderful, family-friendly production.
Tickets for Winnie The Pooh start from £20 and are on sale now at: https://www.everymantheatre.org.uk/shows/winnie-the-pooh/
Madagascar The Musical (31st October to 4th November)
Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, you'll have no choice but to Move It, Move It!
Tickets for Madagascar The Musical start from £20 and are on sale now at: Madagascar The Musical (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Discover the very best world-class musical theatre and classic dramass:
Heathers The Musical (6th - 10th June)
This stage adaptation of the eponymous 1988 film follows the turbulent story of a high school student dreaming of popularity, only to find it's not all as it seems being part of the cool crowd.
Tickets for Heathers The Musical start from £25 and are on sale now at: https://www.everymantheatre.org.uk/shows/heathers-the-musical/
Greatest Days - The Official Take That Musical (24th - 29th July)
Relight Your Fire with this sensational new production of Take That's smash hit musical Greatest Days.
Greatest Days features more than 15 record-breaking Take That songs, alongside a heart-warming and hilarious story of love, loss and laughter.
Tickets for Greatest Days - The Official Take That Musical from £20 and are on sale now at: Greatest Days: The Official Take That Musical (everymantheatre.org.uk)
The Bodyguard: The Musical (21st - 26th August)
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar, Rachel Marron, played by Zoe Birkett, from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge - what they don't expect is to fall in love.
Tickets for The Bodyguard: The Musical start from £24 and are on sale now at: The Bodyguard (everymantheatre.org.uk)
The Full Monty (14th - 23rd September)
Opening in Cheltenham prior to a national tour! There are no heroes in Simon Beaufoy's heartfelt play, just a group of lads trying to regain their dignity and pride.
Featuring a hot man for everyone! Starring Danny Hatchard as Gaz, Jake Quickenden as Guy and Bill Ward as Gerald, with Neil Hurst as Dave, Ben Onwukwe as Horse and Nicholas Prasad as Lomper.
Tickets for The Full Monty start from £22 and are on sale now at: The Full Monty (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Calendar Girls - The Musical (26th - 30th September)
Following the death of a much-loved husband, a group of ordinary women in a small Yorkshire Women's Institute are prompted to do an extraordinary thing and set about creating a nude calendar to raise money for charity.
Tickets for Calendar Girls The Musical start from £26 and are on sale now at: Calendar Girls the Musical (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None (3rd - 7th October)
"None of us will ever leave this island". Directed by Lucy Bailey, this brand-new production of the bestselling crime novel of all time will keep you on the edge of your seat...genuinely terrifying.
Tickets for And Then There Were None start from £15 and are on sale now at: And Then There Were None (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Sister Act (16th - 24th October)
Disco diva Deloris' life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Placed under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she shouldn't be found - a convent! Encouraged to help the struggling choir, she helps her fellow sisters find their true voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
Tickets for Sister Act start from £22 and are on sale now at: Sister Act (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Twelve Angry Men (6 th -11 th November)
Twelve jurors, all men, convene in the claustrophobic jury room of a New York court to decide. But having nearly reached a unanimous verdict of guilty, a single dissenting voice instigates an insightful, emotionally charged examination of the facts. What appears to be an open and shut case soon becomes a dilemma for the twelve.
Tickets for Twelve Angry Men start from £15 and are on sale now at: Twelve Angry Men (everymantheatre.org.uk)
Mother Goose (24th November - 7th January)
Tweedy is back taking on his biggest challenge ever... playing Mother Goose!
Get ready for a fun-filled family adventure with the Everyman Theatre's classic tale of Mother Goose!
Tickets for Mother Goose start from £10 and are on sale now at: Mother Goose (everymantheatre.org.uk)
To find out more about the events coming soon to The Everyman Theatre, or to book tickets, go to www.everymantheatre.org.uk or call the box office on 01242 572573.
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