CentreStage Cymru bring you a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this world magical car crossing lands and seas. Based on the 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and a score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a ‘Truly Scrumptious’ family-friendly blockbuster filled with amazing stage spectacle and unforgettable songs. An eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts sets about restoring an old race car from a scrap heap with the help of his children, Jeremy and Jemima. They soon discover the car has magical properties, including the ability to float and take flight. Trouble occurs when the evil Baron Bomburst desires the magic car for himself. The family joins forces with Truly Scrumptious and batty Grandpa Potts to outwit the dastardly Baron and Baroness and their villainous henchman, the Child Catcher.
Join Newport Operatic for a Christmas treat. Afternoon Tea included.
The T42 ladies present an afternoon of festive fun. Refreshments included.
Dolman Theatre Works will be performing The Snow Queen by Stuart Paterson. The Snow Queen is a fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen . The story centers on the struggle between good and evil as taken on by a little boy and girl, Gerda and Kay.
The award winning New Venture Players are excited to bring you this timeless tale about Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Based on J.M Barrie’s original play, this wonderful musical is perfect for the whole family so come and join Peter and the Darling family and fly with us to Neverland for adventures with the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily and or course, the dastardly Captain Hook!
CentreStage Cymru and Sharon Higgins Academy’s Musical Theatre Group present their annual Christmas show, a real treat for all to get you in the mood for Christmas
Newport Playgoers Society present this play about the diary of young Anne Frank. Published long afterwards by her father, the only family survivor, it records the minutiae of twenty-five months that two Jewish families spent in hiding from the Gestapo in an Amsterdam warehouse attic. The constant secrecy, growing hunger and friction of living in'such cramped conditions could not dull Anne's vibrant personality or her passion for living.
Newport Pantomime Society bring you half term fun for all the family. Meet the cast at the Saturday matinee performance.
Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare.
Young Venture Players are excited to bring one of the world’s best loved musicals to the Dolman stage. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS is based on ‘Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot, the musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles. Filled with incredible numbers like Memory, Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat, Macavity The Mystery Cat and many more, this show is one for the whole family. This amateur production is by arrangement with The Musical Company Ltd.
Newport Playgoers Invite Theatre Adhoc to perform My Mother Said I Never Should, by Charlotte Keatley. A bitter sweet story looking at four generations of women from the same family and their interactions with each other over a 70 year period. We meet each character at different stages of their life and come to understand how they made the decisions they did in the light of the age in which they were living. Resentment simmers under the surface between mother and daughter. It is the perfect storm for a thought provoking series of events that bring to light the destructive nature of lies and deceit.
From the same team that brought you Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Adhoc present another classic and iconic play that is guaranteed to provide you with an evening of dynamic and engaging theatre.
9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women, Violet, Judy, and Doralee. They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart.
Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determinedly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, further arousing Livingstone’s suspicions. Who killed the infant, and who fathered the tiny victim?
Ray 'Tonto' Evans, ex-miner, country and western fanatic, given to dressing up as a Native American, feathered headdress and all, has come into money. He dreams of visiting the Wild West and eating beans by the campfire, but Mair, his long suffering wife of 30 years has other ideas.
The Sharon Higgins Musical Theatre Group present this junior version of the fabulous " Guys and Dolls" The story of a gambler who falls in love with a Salvation Army worker.
Vanity Fair is an English novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, which follows the lives of Becky Sharp and Emmy Sedley amid their friends and families during and after the Napoleonic Wars.