The Dublin Legends

The Dublin Legends – Formerly of The Dubliners

Date: Saturday 28 April 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: ETM (Agencies) Ltd
Price: £25 inc. fees

In 2012 The Dubliners celebrated 50 years on the road but following the sudden death of founding member Barney McKenna and John Sheehan’s’ decision to retire it was agreed that The Dubliners, as a touring band, would come to an end and THE DUBLIN LEGENDS were born.

THE DUBLIN LEGENDS, Sean Cannon, Eamonn Campbell, Paul Watchorn & Gerry OConnor, have over 60 years of performing with The Dubliners between them and will continue to play all the classic songs and ballads known the world over; Whiskey in The Jar, Dirty Old Town, The Wild Rover, Seven Drunken Nights, The Rare Auld Times, Molly Malone, The Irish Rover, Black Velvet Band & many more.
Make sure you don’t miss out!


Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights – the Music of Kate Bush

Date: Sunday 13 May 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chimes International
Price:£26 inc. fees

Featuring the exceptional vocal expression of Rachel Sinetta and fully supported by an incredible band of five talented multi instrumentalists, The Rubber Band.

‘Wuthering Heights’ the show, captures not only the magic of Kate Bush’s work from early albums such as the ‘The Kick Inside’ through to ‘Ariel’ but furthermore recreates the atmosphere and ethereal qualities which surround much of Kate’s compositions.

A show for all Kate Bush enthusiasts and to celebrate 40 years since the release of ‘The Kick Inside’,
‘Wuthering Heights’ is the ultimate salute to the widely respected and revered Kate Bush.


Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Date: Saturday 19 May 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Price: Full £22 inc fees, Concessions £18 inc fees, Child (Under 18s) £12 inc fees

Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums, mysterious masked choreography, synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic martial imagery – all in a spellbinding display of sheer energy.

As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent, Mugenkyo create a contemporary look & sound, fusing the traditional spirit of taiko with a modern stage performance that has captivated audiences everywhere…

“Like watching Mad Max, Kill Bill, Kodo, Stomp & Keith Moon, all rolled into one big barnstorming display…. Hold on to your seats!”

” Just when you think it could not get any more powerful, it doubles in intensity. This show is not one to be missed.”
Edinburgh Evening News

“An invigorating, life-enriching experience… you’ll be poorer if you miss it.”
The Stage

www.taiko.co.uk


Upbeat Beatles

Upbeat Beatles

Upbeat Beatles

Date: Saturday 26 May 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: John Wilson Music
Price: Full £19.50 inc. fees, Concessions £18.50 inc. fees

As the name suggests The Upbeat Beatles are a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals!

You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them – 8 bars of “Twist and Shout” and you will know why! No other band performs this song like the Upbeat Beatles!
From the depths of the Cavern to the Apple roof top, through Beatlemania, America, Sergeant Pepper to Abbey Road, their attention to detail will draw you into the world of the Beatles like no other show.

Breath taking harmonies and guitar solos all wrapped up in Scouse humour. With narrative and full multi-media presentation the audience will be left on an emotional high.


Voodoo Room

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Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

Date: Sunday 27 May 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Voodoo Room
Price: £18 inc fees

A stunning power trio pays tribute to the legends of rock. VOODOO ROOM features some of the UK’s finest musicians who perform an incredible show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars.

The show features classics such as Hey Joe, Sunshine Of Your Love, Purple Haze, Layla and many more.

Members of Voodoo Room have recorded and toured with Stevie Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder and many other high profile artists. No wigs, no gimmicks – simply great music played by great musicians!

With standing ovations the norm, the word on the street is Voodoo Room are – NOT TO BE MISSED!

‘STUNNING!’ – Time Out


Dusty and The Shades of the 60s

Dusty and the shades of the 60s

Dusty and The Shades of the 60s

Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Red Entertainment
Price: Full £19, Concession £17

Celebrating the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.

The show covers an incredibly successful decade for Dusty featuring the songs ‘I Only Want to be With You’, ‘You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me’, ‘Son of a Preacher Man’, ‘I Just Don’t Know What to do With Myself’ and ‘You Don’t Own Me’.

The ever-graceful Shades of the 60s take you on a journey through the artists and writers who worked with Dusty over a career spanning 3 decades; including hits by Burt Bacharach, Carole King, Aretha Franklin and performing popular songs such as ‘Say a Little Prayer’ and ‘Downtown’.

Supported by the glamorous Shades, the soulful Dusty Springfield is honoured and her personality brought back to the stage in a great night out that takes you back to the era of peroxide blonde bouffant hair.

Celebrate the 60s in style, relive memories and create new ones with this unforgettable evening of Dusty and The Shades of the 60s.

Pre-Theatre dining offer at The Wharncliffe is available for the Wednesday night performance.


Maltby Miners Welfare Band Entertains

Maltby Miners Welfare Band Entertains

Date: Thursday 14 June 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Maltby Miners Welfare Band
Price: Full £8, Concessions £6

Maltby Miners Welfare Band take to the stage to bring you their annual summer concert. The evening’s entertainment will include the finest arrangements of brass band music, classical and popular tunes.

The band will also be joined by our resident compere, Mark Taylor, who’ll bring his unique brand of wit and comedy to the proceedings.


The Elvis Years

The Elvis Years

The Elvis Years

Date: Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by:
Price: Full £20, Concession £19 inc fees

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ – Elvis Presley.

With a top line-up of actor-musicians, multiple costume changes and nostalgic film footage, this glittering two-hour production charts the musical and emotional highs and lows of Elvis’ amazing journey from poor truck-driving teenager from Tupelo, Mississippi through the army, Hollywood and finally the legendary Las Vegas concerts.


Matt Monro Jnr

The Matt Monro Story – The Final Tour

Date: Thursday 4 October
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chime International
Price: £23.50 inc. fees

Celebrating the music of ʻThe Singerʼs Singer’ legendary Matt Monro.

The Matt Monro story is an inspired and unforgettable show. A unique evening of music, warmth and love, keeping the memory of his music alive.

Who better than Matt Monro Jnr to sing the songs and share the stories, keeping the promise he made to his dad to keep the name up there in lights where it belongs.

From ‘born free’ to ‘walk away’ to ‘potrait of my love’ be prepared to be transported in time by this tribute to one of Britain’s most popular and endearing singers named “the singer’s singer” by his peers. The music of the legend that is Matt Monro lives on.

The show is enhanced by audio visual and narration

‘Matt Monro is one of the finest male vocalists in the singing business’ – Frank Sinatra


Big- The Musical

Date: Tuesday 12 March- Saturday 16 March 2019
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Maltby Musical Theatre Group
Price: £14, OAPs and Under 25s 2-for-1 (Tuesday and Wednesday only)

Maltby Musical Theatre Group is proud to present the Rotherham premiere of BIG – THE MUSICAL, the heart-warming and hilarious show based on the classic movie starring Tom Hanks. BIG tells the story of Josh Baskin, a twelve-year-old boy who hates being little until one night at the carnival the mysterious Zoltar machine grants his wish to be big. Trapped in an adult’s body and alone in New York, he innocently tries to find his way around a grown-up world where it’s all work and no play. But while everyone around him tries to act their age, Josh just can’t help being himself. Maybe he can teach the real adults a thing or two…
Book by John Weidman, Music By David Shire, Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr.