Theatre dates for great shows

Catch a play at one of your local theatres.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th November 2012, 5:00 am

Good Grief continues its run at Cambridge Arts Theatre with performances at 7.45pm on Friday (November 9) and 2.30pm and 7.45pm on Saturday (November 10). Tickets cost from £15.

From Monday, November 12 to Saturday, November 17 its the turn of The Judas Kiss at the same venue. Set in 1895, it stars Rupert Everett as Oscar Wilde as the playwright is forced to chose between his lover and freedom.

Performances are at 7.45pm each evening with 2.30pm matinees on the Thursday and Saturday. Tickets cost from £20.

To book tickets with Cambridge Arts Theatre call the box office on 01223 503333.

Much loved musical, The Phantom of the Opera, is still being shown at Milton Keynes Theatre. You can see it every evening except Sundays at 7.30pm until Saturday, November 24.

There will also be 2.30pm matinees on Saturday, November 10, on Thursday, November 15, on Saturday, November 17, on Tuesday, November 20, on Thursday, November 22 and on Saturday, November 24.

Tickets cost from £18.50. To book call the box office on 08448 717652.

Neville Staple from The Specials is performing at Bedford Corn Exchange on Friday, November 9.

Best known for his work as the singer and toaster in Ska and Two Tone legends The Specials, Neville’s solo tour features a mix of The Specials and ska classics such as Gangsters, A Message To You Rudy, Monkey Man, Ghost Town and Night Club.

He will also perform tracks from his second chart topping band The Fun Boy Three, some Jamaican Ska classics and brand new original solo material.

The music starts at 8pm in the main auditorium. Tickets cost £15 from the box office on 01234 269519.

There is plenty on at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage, starting with The Good Old Days Of Music Hall and Variety in the concert hall at 2.15pm today. Tickets cost £16.50.

Totally Tina is showing in the main theatre at 7.45pm on Friday, November 9. Tickets cost £17 or £19 for adults and £15 or £17 for concessions.

Boogie Nights – Alexander O’Neal, Aswad and Heatwave is also on the same night but this time in the concert hall. Tickets cost £28.50.

Singer-songwriter, Joan Armatrading, will perform in the concert hall at 7.30pm on Saturday (November 10). Tickets cost £30.50.

You can see anti-war play, Mother Courage and her Children, in the theatre at 7.45pm on Monday, November 12. Tickets cost from £16 for adults and from £14 for concessions.

The Shakespeare for Schools festival will be at the theatre on Tuesday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 14 at 7pm. Tickets cost £8 for adults and £6 for concessions, groups and schools. Details of participating schools are available from the box office.

Then on Thursday, November 15 it will be time for Broadway and Beyond: The Magic Lives On. This is a compilation of 40 musical numbers from a century of Broadway shows, including Camelot, Chicago and South Pacific.

Tickets cost £17 for adults and £15.50 for children.

To book tickets with the Gordon Craig Theatre call the box office on 01438 363200.