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EVENTS AT THE NEWLY REFURBISHED CIVIC THEATRE...
The Broadway Divas
Friday 10th October 2014 : 7.30pm
These three beautiful leading ladies from the West End, touring musicals and screen bring a real touch of style with ‘The Broadway Divas’ in concert. Performing the greatest songs from Broadway musicals these ladies have wowed audiences in theatre and concert venues all over the country.
“Ladies you are amazing…”
With stunning costumes, great musical arrangements and perfect harmonies, The Divas bring you many of the greatest songs from Broadway Musicals - Anything Goes, My Fair Lady, Sweet Charity, Chess, Les Miserables, Cabaret, New York New York, Oliver, Chicago and many more!
Leona, Beth & Laura have starred in many shows including Les Miserables (West End), Grease (West End), Abba Mania (West End) Those Were the Days and The Way We Were (Touring). Beth recently appeared in the 25th Anniversary Tour of Rent with Laura starring in the BBC1 drama WPC 56.
ALL TICKETS : £10.00
The People's Theatre Company presents
Saturday 11th October 2014 : 2.00pm
Old MacDonald had a farm E-I-E-I-O.
"A brilliant production that adults and older children will love just as much as the young ones." –
"PTC productions are fast, slick, colourful, thoroughly entertaining and above all brilliant fun" –
ALL TICKETS : £10.00 (£8.00 Loyalty Card Holders)
Oswaldtwistle Players present
Wednesday 15th - Saturday 18th October 2014 : 7.30pm
Written by Peter Whelan
The ‘must-see’ play of the year brought home.
ALL TICKETS : £8.50 (£7.50 Concessions)
Saturday 1st November 2014 : 7.30pm
Voted Britain’s Favourite Male Medium by the prestigious Soul & Spirit Magazine.
With countless hours of spirit contact, Derek’s friendly and sincere delivery, down to earth charm and obvious dedication to his work has endeared him to tens of thousands of people, many of whom regularly attend these amazing live events.
"The model of the modern medium" -
"It was the first time seeing you in Lancaster last night at the Grand Theatre. Your show was fantastic and I am a great fan. Your work is amazing" -
"I wanted to thank you for all the good things you do for everyone. You are a big inspiration!" -
"Thank you. You helped me more than you will ever know..." -
"I took my wife to the York Opera House. I did not know what to expect. The experience has been exhilarating, and a joyous feeling has been with me since" -
ALL TICKETS : £18.50 (£17.50 Concessions)
The Supersonic 70s Show
Saturday 8th November 2014 : 7.30pm
It’s the hottest ticket in town! An incredible live show so jam packed with classic 70s hits it’s no wonder it’s been described as “the best 70s show in theatre land”.
Led by the ‘Catsuit Wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, ‘Supersonic 70s’ will take you back to when Pop was at it’s peak. From the towering majesty of Queen, ELO & Carpenters, the ‘pin-up pop’ of The Osmonds, David Essex & David Cassidy, to the foot stompin’ Glam Rock of Sweet & T.Rex. Add the classic sounds of ‘Saturday Night Fever’ & ‘Grease’, with humour-a-plenty! and you have a show so mouth watering, even a ‘Curlywurly’ cannot out chew it!”
“...The best 70s show we have ever seen ..”
“ ...‘Hopelessly Devoted to you’, sounded like Olivia Newton John was actually in the theatre..”
“Janey Bombshell & company ooze West End quality..”
'The Supersonic 70s’ are a 6 piece ‘100% live’ band, with both male & female lead vocals. Featuring the incredible ‘Cat suited wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK. Janey adds some real ‘Agnetha glamour’ alongside co-lead vocalist Mark Keen, the ‘velvet voiced’ singing sensation with the moves to match! The top flight band of musicians alongside have a wealth of experience worldwide & include guitarist/vocalist Greg Hart, Bassist Gary Williams & the wizardry of keyboardist/Vocoder Andy Stewart, who is the grandson of the late great Arthur Askey!
Since 2010 the show has already been a hit at some of the most prestigious of venues throughout the UK, and they have literally whipped up a ‘Seventies sea of nostalgia’ to ecstatic fans wherever they play. Where the women sing along to every word, and the men ‘air guitar’ at will, it really is one huge 70s party by the end and everyone is up and dancing in the aisles- Yes it is that kind of show! The show has been described by many venues as the ‘finest 70s show in years’, with Janey’s extraordinary vocals in particular being described as ‘West End quality’.
With a set list boasting an impressive range to suit all ages, with the emphasis on great 'hit' songs from this golden era of music. ‘The Supersonic 70s’ show will take you down memory lane with some of the biggest classic hits from the 70s, many that most bands would not dare to attempt! From the towering majesty of ‘Queen, John Miles, The Carpenters & ELO, the band also perform stunning renditions of chart toppers by10cc, Wings, Andrew Gold, & Kate Bush . These are just some of the highlights in this pop packed show that also includes the ultimate ‘Pop Pin-Up tunes’ to get people up and dancing. From David Essex, Abba, Sweet, Suzi Quatro, Boney M, The Osmonds, David Cassidy, Elton John, Kiki Dee, T.Rex , & Olivia Newton John, plus not forgetting the Bay City Rollers you cannot help but join in the fun!
The bands highly energetic and visual presentation does not skimp on humour either, and amongst the supreme musicianship, fun is guaranteed with plenty of laughs along the way in this cavalcade of a show. With genuine 70s costumes with all the glitz and blitz you would expect from this colourful era of denim, satin & leather, & completed with visuals, backdrop, & original ‘Chopper Bikes’ (stage size allowing), this show really is not to be missed. You may even get so see a real ‘Womble’ too...
So come join the band in their travelling 70s time machine, back to the days when pop really was at its peak!
TICKETS : £17.00
George Critchley for PMA Productions
Saturday 6th December 2013 : 2.00pm & 7.00pm
Special productions for schools and nurseries (4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th December). Please contact the school booking line on 01254 380658.
Written/Directed by George Critchley
A MAGICAL FAMILY PANTOMIME!
“Comic joy throughout. This Sleeping Beauty has to be the finest panto from PMA Productions so far”
The first pantomime version of The Sleeping Beauty was at Drury Lane in 1806. Over two centuries later, PMA Productions take on the story... a magical castle deep in the forest, a handsome prince, a beautiful sleeping princess, fairies and a very wicked witch all promise rather a special Christmas panto this year.
STARRING in her first PMA Productions Ltd Christmas pantomime season we are very happy to announce SHORELLE HEPKIN from CBBC's Wolfblood fame as the Fairy. Shorelle plays ‘Kay’ in the BAFTA nominated programme Wolfblood, which has also won awards including the 2012 RTS Award for Best Children’s Drama and is now shown in over 70 countries worldwide on the Disney International Channel.
Celebrating his tenth PMA Productions Ltd Christmas pantomime season we are very happy to announce that the comedy talents of KEITH DE'WINTER will return in ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ as Nurse Nanny.
Hollyoaks' DARREN JOHN LANGFORD returns to play Lord Chamberpot.
Introducing NIKKI HORSBURGH as the Sleeping Beauty with JENNY LAYTON as Carabosse. Costume Design by IRENE WHITEHALL, Musical Direction by ANDREW MORRISON and showcasing THE ZOE TAYLOR DANCE ACADEMY.
TICKETS : £13.25 Adults (over 16s), (£11.75 concessions)
Loyalty card holders receive an extra 10% off the prices above (excluding group price). Please contact the box office for more details.