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Grin & Tonic Comedy Club

Date: Friday 20 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 8pm
Produced by: Stagefright Comedy
Price: Tickets £11 Concessions £10

Join us for an evening of stand-up comedy at the Grin & Tonic Comedy Club.

Jo Enright
Chortle Award winning performer from The Job Lot, I’m Alan Partridge, Phoenix Nights, Life’s Too Short, Lab Rats and Dave’s One Night Stand.

One of the most naturally gifted comic talents I’ve ever seen. I’d put her in the same league as Julie Walters

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Masai Graham
Born in West Bromwich, Masai won Funniest Joke of the Edinburgh Fringe Award 2017, hosted by TV network Dave. He is also a former UK Pun Championship winner under his pseudonym General Punochet.

A succession of snappy single-liners

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Daniel Triscott

His winning mix of memorable one line gags and surreal visual humour stole the show

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Danny Clives

He turns life’s struggles into understated, brilliantly observed gags

Joe Lycett


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Barry Steele & Friends

‘The Roy Orbison Story 30 year special’

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: LMSWorldwide LTD
Price: £21

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant.

Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time, in which we celebrate the 30th anniversary of musical legacy of The Big O and The Traveling Wilburys.

The show also features chart busting hits originally performed made famous by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Jerry lee Lewis, Del Shannon and of course the Big O, all backed by a big screen and phenomenally talented musicians resulting in an incredible fusion of ‘60s solid gold classics and ‘80s contemporary musical genius all on one stage.

‘This production really is very special, so come along and remember’

The Big O

‘True Identikit Brilliance’

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Showtime 2017 – Jets Natural World

Date: Monday 23 to Thursday 26 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7pm
Produced by: Jets Dance Centre
Price: Tickets £10

Jets Dance Centre presents their superb interpretation of the natural world.
Join Jets pupils as they explore the elements of earth, air, fire and water and beyond.
Children from age 3 – 19yrs will entertain you with their various dance styles [covering all genres] and spectacular costumes.

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available 25th and 26th October


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Maddy Prior in Concert

Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Park Promotions Ltd
Price: £17.50

A true legend of British music, Maddy Prior has built her career on exploring various musical avenues. Her latest album 3 For Joy is no exception, a further exploration of the tradition that she loves.

Together with new musical partners Giles Lewin (Carnival Band) and young accordion player Hannah James, Maddy returns to perform the music of England, the British Isles and Eastern Europe – all delivered in her own unique style.


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Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 2pm
Produced by: Singalonga Productions
Price: Full £16 Children £11
Family of Three Ticket £36* Family of Four Ticket £48*
*minimum of 2 children per ticket

Singalonga Productions invite you to “Be our Guest” at Sing-a-Long-a Beauty and the Beast.

This is your chance to sing your heart out to the brand new adaptation of Disney’s iconic fairy tale with on-screen lyrics so everyone can join in!

Disney songs of your childhood such as “Be our Guest”, “Belle”, “Gaston” and not forgetting the “Beauty and The Beast”. Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson in this romantic fairy tale.

Our Singalonga host will start with warming up your voices, teach you some hand actions, show you how to use the famous Singalonga props bag during the film and when to Boo the arrogant Gaston and of course judge the fancy dress competition!

So some along and celebrate this “tale as old as time”, dress as your favourite character and get ready to feel part of a real fairytale.

Please note that this is a screening of the Disney movie and not a live stage show.


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Sing-a-long-a Rocky Horror Picture Show

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Singalonga Productions
Price: Full £16 Children £11
Age Restriction 15+

The Campest Cult Classic of all time gets the Singalonga treatment it’s been SCREAMING for! Featuring the film, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf and Richard O’Brien, it’s the most outrageous, riotous, kitsch, wonderful romp ever. If you’ve done The Time Warp before, you’ll never have done it quite like this!

The evening begins with your host leading a vocal warm-up before they show you how to use your free interactive props bag. Fancy dress is not obligatory but highly recommended!

Please note that this is a screening of the iconic movie and not a live stage show.


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Let’s Hang On

Date: Sunday 29 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Derek Block Concerts Ltd.
Price: Full £24.50 Concessions £23.50

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.

Take a step back in time with an anthology of classic hits including Grease, December 1963 (Oh What a Night!), Sherry, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin’, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and many more, climaxing with a spectacular finale of, of course, Let’s Hang On!

Complete with a brand new stage design for 2017, prepare for an electric atmosphere and plenty of dancing in the aisles!

‘You guys are dynamite!’

Frankie Valli

‘These guys are absolutely brilliant’

The Paul O Grady Show

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Date: Tuesday 31 October
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 11am & 1pm
Produced by: MBM International Ltd
Price: Full £10.50 Concessions £9.50
Family of Four Ticket £38*
*Minimum of two children per ticket

Big Bear is inviting you to the best picnic in town!
Bring your favourite Teddy friend down to the Teddy Bear’s Forest and join in the fun.

Little Bear is a bit worried about making new friends but you can help him on his journey as he learns when to be wary, when to be scary and when to be bear-y!
With singalong songs, join-in dances and funny stories; this enchanting interactive musical adventure will leave pre-schoolers singing with glee and laughing until they are tired little teddy bears!
Featuring the voice of Wink Taylor from THE SOOTY SHOW as Big Bear.

Don’t forget to bring your favourite Teddy!


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Dirty Dusting

Date: Wednesday 1 November 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Artistes International Management Ltd
Price: £22

Starring Crissy Rock (Hit TV Series Benidorm and I’m a Celebrity), Leah Bell (Comedienne and actress), Dolores Porretta Brown (Stage and TV actress) and introducing Andrew Green.

Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra!

Three cleaning ladies, (past their sell by date) start up a telephone sex line!!! “The Telephone Belles” – A Dirty Sex Chat Line that really cleans up!

Gladys, Elsie and Olive are about to be “put out to pasture” by their overzealous office manager Dave. Feeling they have little chance of gaining employment elsewhere, the ladies have to boost their falling income!

A chance wrong number requiring A Sex Chat Line rings into the office and gives them a great idea. Their age and appearance won’t matter on the telephone and providing they can keep this a secret from their boss….they could be onto a winner!!

Needless to say……things don’t go entirely according to plan.
“Dirty Dusting Telephone Sex”- A Chat Line that Really Cleans Up


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Faith – The George Michael Legacy

Date: Thursday 2 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Ellis Live Ltd
Price: £21

This is a stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time. Featuring international George Michael tribute Wayne Dilks and his 8 piece band.
A musical journey of 35 years of hit records, from Wham to his solo career, the show uses actual video footage from The George Michael 25 live tour and is a 2 hour spellbinding spectacle of his songs such as, Club Tropicana, I’m Your Man, Faith, Fast love, Outside, Freedom, A Different Corner, Father Figure, Careless Whisper and many, many more.
If you are a fan and you know every word of these songs, join us on a journey and celebrate the incredible legacy George left us all.


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Jackson

Date: Friday 3 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Sweeney Entertainment
Price: £22

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time, but many of today’s artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music, and he was continually at the forefront of popular music.
Ben’s portrayal of Michael Jackson in his prime has to be the most vocally and visually accurate tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres.
Ben is joined on the stage by his incredible band and dancers who work their way through all the hits. He’s got the look, the moonwalk and the voice!
His renditions of Thriller, Beat it and Billie Jean are truly sensational. Jackson Live in Concert features all-live vocals, fabulous costumes and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop. Pure MJ!


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Dominic Kirwan in Concert with Lisa Stanley

Date: Saturday 4 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Chimes International
Price: Tickets £25

Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show.
Accompanying Dominic in the 2017 tour will be Lisa Stanley, one of Ireland’s top female vocalists and star of TV Channel 389 Keep It Country’s…”THE LISA STANLEY SHOW.”
Dominic and Lisa bring their own inimitable style to the vast and rich musical heritage of their homeland. Mixed with the unique quality as versatile entertainers performing a selection of various musical styles, including, Pop, Country and Rock n Roll.
A show not to be missed.


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Oliver

Date: Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 November 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Wickersley Youngstars
Price: £13

Join young, Orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family and most importantly – for love.
With spirited, timeless songs like As Long as He Needs Me, Food Glorious Food and Where is Love, Oliver is a musical classic the Wickersley Youngstars will bring to life and perform with their usual enthusiasm.

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available 8th and 9th November


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Showaddywaddy

Date: Saturday 11 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Handshake Ltd
Price: All Tickets £21

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades!

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the world extensively.

Their live show is dynamic and uplifting featuring all of their biggest hits, many of which reached number one in the pop charts of Europe. ‘Under The Moon of Love’, ‘Three Steps to Heaven’, ‘Hey Rock & Roll’, ‘When’, ‘Blue Moon’, ‘Pretty Little Angel Eyes’ and many, many more.

So come and join the ‘Dancin’ Party’… ‘You’ve Got What It Takes’!


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Priscilla Queen of the Desert


Date: Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm Tuesday to Saturday & 2.15pm Sat Matinee
Produced by: Rotherham Musical Theatre Company
Price: Rows A-D & R-W £13 (Band B)
Rows E-Q £14 (Band A)

This performance contains strong language and adult content that some might find offensive. Children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT the Musical is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback.

They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever could have dreamed of.

With a dazzling array of outrageous Olivier and Tony award-winning costumes and a hit parade of dance floor favourites including “It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, Finally, Boogie Wonderland, Go West, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, and I Love The Nightlife, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available 15th and 16th November


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Omid Djalili: Schmuck For A Night

Date: Sunday 19 November
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 8pm
Produced by: Bound and Gagged Comedy
Price: Tickets £25
Age Restriction 16+

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass. His credits range from Hollywood to television and the West End stage. Earning praise across the world for his performances Omid recently starred in Dickensian (BBC1), Lucky Man (Sky1) and Going Forward (BBC4) with Jo Brand.

One of the most joyfully smart, stimulating and entertaining comedians this country has.

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Belly laughs with a subtle blend of mainstream gags and subversive twinkle.

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Confident, engaging, thoughtful show… did someone say national treasure?

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Bouncers

Date: Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 November 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Rotherham Rep
Price: Full £9 Concessions £8
Season ticket prices available from Box Office: All 4 plays = £30, 3 plays = £24
Par for the Course – 12 – 15 September 2017
Brassed Off – 24 – 27 April 2018
The Final Test – 19 – 22 June 2018

Bouncers takes the audience on a night on the tiles from the point of view of the men on the door. It is a funny, energetic piece of highly theatrical storytelling, where the men are at once themselves and over twenty different characters they happen to meet on a night at work at the nightclub. Giggly girls and lads on the make, ‘Hooray Henrys’, pogoing punks and drunken slobs! An exhilarating and popular night out for all concerned.

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available on the 22nd and 23rd November


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The Big Band at Christmas

Date: Thursday 7 December
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Triangle Productions Ltd
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

Swing into Christmas with the unique Five Star Swing Big Band show
– As featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and BBC “Children in Need”
Enjoy all your favourite Christmas songs with the dynamic Big Band treatment from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Nat King Cole – jazzing up those Jingle Bells!

Superb – they swing like crazy!

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As seen at Dame Vera Lynn’s Charity Ball & Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Swing and Song of the highest order

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Featuring Simone from the Ivy Benson Orchestra, and Chris Smith (Jnr) composer and arranger for the BBC Radio Big Band, Herb Miller Big Band (Glenn’s brother), plus Tony Bennett’s trombonist!


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An Evening of Carols and Christmas Music

Date: Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 December 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Maltby Miners Welfare Band
Price: Full £7 Concessions £5

Join us for the perfect start to your Christmas season. We promise plenty of Christmas cheer and merriment during an evening packed full with all your favourite seasonal songs.

Have a magical time singing along to lots of Christmas songs, by joining the ever popular Maltby Miners’ Welfare Band for an evening of carols and Christmas music. The award winning band, together with their compere Mark Taylor will ensure that the audience gets into the festive spirit throughout this entertaining concert.

Make sure you have Christmas all wrapped up with a fun evening celebrating the best festive music and songs.


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Date: Thursday 30 November 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: Various performances
Produced by: Shone Productions in association with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Price: Off-Peak performances – Adults £14, Children & Concessions £12 & Family ticket* £48
Peak performances – Adults £15, Children & Concessions £13 & Family ticket* £52
Xmas Eve, Boxing day and New Years Eve performances – Adults £16, Children & Concessions £14 & Family ticket* £56

*Family Tickets – 4 tickets to include a minimum of two children

SIGNED PERFORMANCES ARE ON THE 28th December at 11am and 6th January at 6.30pm
A RELAXED PERFORMANCE WILL ALSO TAKE PLACE AT 11am on the 28th December

All children must have a ticket. Babes in arms tickets are available. To obtain a ticket for a baby to sit on the lap of a paying adult, please visit in person or call the Box Office on 01709 823621.

Opening Night: Thursday at 6.30pm. Tickets £11

Come and join us for this years Giant of a pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk.

Starring Nigel Pivaro, Coronation Street’s infamous bad boy Terry Duckworth as “Fleshcreep”, Andrew Maguire from Hollyoaks as handsome Jack and singing star Rosie Houlton as Princess Jill. With a professional cast, the magical show promises to delight all the family.

Filled with magical song and dance routines, loads of audience interaction and hilarious jokes.

Watch the official video trailer of the 2017/18 pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk

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Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available 30th November only


An Evening with Brian Blessed

Date: Friday 12 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.45pm
Produced by: PHASE Worldwide
Price: £20

Known for his roles in Blackadder, Flash Gordon, and I, Claudius among others, Brian Blessed holds an established place at the forefront of British entertainment. Alongside an acting career spanning nearly fifty years, he has climbed Mount Everest three times, explored the jungles of Venezuela, and is the oldest man to go to the North Magnetic Pole on foot. See him take part in an exclusive interview on stage this January.

All proceeds for this evening will go towards supporting PHASE Worldwide, a charity first established in Rotherham which works in Nepal to empower isolated communities through health, education, and livelihood projects. As a patron of PHASE, Brian has travelled to the Himalayas on several occasions, witnessing the difficulties faced by the Nepalese communities such as those that PHASE works with.

Prior to the event there will also be the chance to meet Brian at a pre-theatre drinks reception at The Wharncliffe. Visit www.phaseworldwide.org/whats-on for more details on this package.


Let’s Rock the Jukebox

Date: Saturday 13 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Past Masters
Price: £18

Past Masters make their third visit to the Civic with their live nostalgia show Let’s Rock the Jukebox, once again featuring the magic voice of Stan Fuller along with superb musicianship and first class presentation.

The songs are massive hits from the 50s, 60s & 70s and share memories of Elvis, Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers, The Four Seasons, The Bee Gees, Beach Boys, Beatles, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard and The Shadows and much more.

If you were a young music fan back in the sixties and seventies this is the soundtrack of your lives and if you were there then, you should be here now !


It Runs in the Family

Date: Monday 22 January to Saturday 27 January 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Phoenix Players
Price: £9

Monday offer child/student/Rothercard holder/ groups of 6 or more – £5 each


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Jimmy Osmond – Moon River and Me

Date: Friday 9 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Norwell Lapley Productions Ltd
Price: Full £30 Concessions £27.50
Groups Buy 10 get 11th free

VIP Package available for a limited number of seats price £75 –
Come and enjoy the sound check prior to the show. Meet Jimmy, have your photo taken with him, get an autograph, and hear him and the band sing a unique song that won’t be part of the show. Also get a complimentary CD. This package includes seats on B and C row.
This will take place from 5.45pm to 6.45pm when the main show starts at 7.30pm.

Direct from the USA, the only official Andy Williams tribute show starring Jimmy Osmond. This brand new show full of award-winning music, nostalgic footage and special memories of Andy Williams will touch your heart.

Jimmy Osmond began his performing career at the tender age of three with Andy Williams on his television series. This year marks Jimmy’s fiftieth anniversary in show business.

Jimmy will sing the songs that made Andy Williams so beloved by millions including Music To Watch Girls By, Happy Heart, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Almost There, May Each Day, Days Of Wine And Roses, and, of course, the song that was to become his theme tune, Moon River.

The youngest member of the world-famous Osmond family is joined by his singers and The Moon River Band, and, naturally, a show with an Osmond would not be complete without some of the chart-topping hits that made Jimmy and his brothers famous.

Come and relive the dream with Jimmy Osmond singing the songs of Andy Williams.


Beyond The Barricade

Date: Saturday 10 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: MRC Enterprises Ltd
Price: Full £23.50 Concessions £21.50

The UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from
Les Miserables. Delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, and of
course ending with a stunning finale from Les Mis.

The concert features David Fawcett (Valjean) Andy Reiss ( Enjolras & Resident Director for the National Tour of Les Miserables) Katie Leeming (Eponine) and Poppy Tierney (Cosette), together with a live band who capture the feel of the original orchestrations of the chosen musicals.
To this day every musical note is still played and sung live – very rare indeed.

Beyond the Barricade gives musical theatre songs a bold concert format treatment – but with the conviction and intention to deliver the material as if the audience are watching the original performance.

This incredible concert is now in its 19th successive year.


The Strange Case of
Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Date: Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Blackeyed Theatre
Price: Full £14 Concessions £13

Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers, he’s close to a neurological discovery that will change the face of medical science forever.

However, his methods are less than ethical, and when a close friend and colleague threatens to expose and destroy his work, Jekyll is forced to experiment on himself, whereupon something goes very wrong…or very right. And suddenly Jekyll has a new friend, the brutal Edward Hyde.

A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde immerses you in the myth and mystery of 19th century London’s fog-bound streets where love, betrayal and murder lurk at every chilling twist and turn. Gripping, stylish and thought-provoking, this is unmissable theatre.

Go on…treat your dark side!

Directed by Nick Lane
Music by Tristan Parkes
Design by Victoria Spearing
Costume design by Naomi Gibbs
Lighting design by Claire Childs

Recommended for age 11+


The Story Of The Beach Boys®
A Tribute

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Beach Boyz Tribute Band
Price: £21
Early Bird offer £19 if booked before 31 December 2017

Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows – Good Vibrations – I Get Around – Surfin’ USA – Fun Fun Fun – California Girls – Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening learn to love.

Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a band you do not want to miss.
You will be amazed at how just five performers can reproduce 100% live, the complex orchestral arrangements and intricate harmonies of America’s biggest ever pop group.


Forbidden Nights

Date: Friday 16 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Blonde Sheep Events Ltd
Price: £21

Roll Up! Roll Up!

Circus just got sexy® with Forbidden Nights giving you an evening to remember with thrills, fantasy and forbidden thoughts at every turn! Jam-packed with action from opener till finale, they will leave you on the edge of your seat!

Indulge yourselves in a two-hour production as world-renowned circus artists perform heart-racing tricks in an electric fusion of daring routines, acrobatics and provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden Tease and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure.

… Routines including aerial chains, fire acts, acrobatics & live musicians… Not forgetting the Forbidden’s side-splitting Comedy Compere who is as charming and risqué as the routines!

Don’t miss Forbidden Nights’ Sexy Circus®!


The Quo Experience

Date: Saturday 17 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

With such an impressive line-up of seriously experienced musicians and passionate Quo fans, along with an authentic stage show that includes a wall of white Marshall amps and cabs, Mark Bass cabs and the full five-piece Status Quo line up, The Quo Experience is fully armed to take the act as far as is possibly achievable in the tribute band industry. The Quo Experience is, however, not just another Status Quo tribute band – it is an ‘experience’; an ongoing chance to ‘experience’ the sounds and looks of “Britain’s biggest singles chart band of all time”!


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Whistle Down The Wind

Date: Tuesday 20 – Saturday 24 February 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm Saturday Mainee 2.15pm
Produced by: Wickersley Musical Theatre Company
Price: Saturday evening £14 All other evenings £13
Concessions £12 (Tuesday and Saturday Matinee only)

This wonderful musical is based on the novel by Mary Hayley Bell and subsequent Richard Attenborough film.

Whistle Down the Wind follows the fortunes of a fugitive caught between the prejudice of adults and the innocence of the young. Swallow, a fifteen year old girl growing up in America’s deep south in the fifties, discovers a mysterious man hiding out in a barn. When she asks him who he is, and the first word he utters are “Jesus Christ”, it’s as if all her prayers have been answered. But as fantasy and reality collide, Swallow begins to discover who she really is and where she is going.

Featuring some of Andrew Lloyd Webbers’s most beautiful and successful songs including “Whistle Down the Wind”, “No Matter What” and “The Vaults of Heaven”.

This is a musical that will give you an evening full of entertainment and not to be missed.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lyrics by Jim Steinman
With book by Patricia Knop, Gale Edwards and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber
An Amateur production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.


The Carpenters Story

Date: Saturday 3 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Derek Block Concerts Ltd
Price: Full £25 Concessions £24

The highly acclaimed Carpenters Story continues to surpass all others in their highly praised celebration of one popular music’s most best loved and successful duos, Richard & Karen Carpenter.

Sensational performer Claire Furley continues to surpass all others in her uncanny
portrayal of Karen Carpenter. Her stunning vocal harmonies, combined with state-of-the-art
video projection and lavish orchestra arrangements from LIVE musicians will on an
incredible journey through the uniqueness that truly was The Carpenters.

Including all of the favourite Carpenters hits (They Long To Be) Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, Yesterday Once More, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, and many more!


Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook

Date: Sunday 4 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Prestige Productions
Price: Full £20 Concessions £19

Returning to the Civic Theatre, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

Hand-picked by Adele herself on Graham Norton’s BBC ADELE Special, the outstanding Katie Markham has the show-stopping voice and captivating charisma to deliver all your favourite Adele hits in an enthralling concert performance.

The show faithfully recreates the magic of the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25 – including Chasing Pavements, Make You Feel My Love, Set Fire To The Rain, Someone Like You, Hello, Rolling In The Deep and the multi-million seller Skyfall.

Someone Like You will take you on a soul-stirring journey from break up to make up!


Cilla and The Shades of the 60’s

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Red Entertainment
Price: Full £19 concessions £17

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way
through the 60s.

Cilla performs songs including ‘You’re My World’ and ‘Anyone Who Had a
Heart’ while the Shades trio swing through a decade of hits by Cilla’s friends
and co-stars such as ‘I Only Want to be With You’ and ‘River Deep Mountain
High’.

The effervescent Cilla & the gorgeous Shades trio rediscover one of music’s
most defining eras. They follow the life & career of the iconic Cilla Black while
their stories reflect on some of the biggest 60s stars. Featuring brand new
arrangements of music from artists including the Beatles and Dusty
Springfield.

An unforgettable show that journeys its way through Cilla’s life and brings
audiences to their feet in celebration.
Relive the 60s in style and come to see the girl power show that is delighting
audiences all over the UK.


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Made in Dagenham

Date: Tuesday 13 to Saturday 17 March 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Maltby Musical Theatre Group
Price: £14, Concessions £13 (Tuesday only)

Special offer – half price tickets available for Under 25’s and OAP’s for performances on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Based on historical events of the Ford Dagenham strike of the swinging 60s, the show follows factory girl Rita as she becomes an unlikely feminist icon in the battle for equal pay. Rita and her friends prove that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things when they stand together.

Following last year’s production of Spamalot, Maltby Musical Theatre Group returns with the Rotherham premiere of the West End smash Made in Dagenham.
With outrageous comedy, sensational choreography and rousing anthemic numbers this show is set to delight and inspire!

Music by David Arnold, Lyrics by Richard Thomas, Book by Richard Bean. Based on the 2010 film Made in Dagenham.


Pasha Web

The Magic of Hollywood
– Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis

Date: Wednesday 4 April 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: ETM (Agencies) LTD
Price: £25

Lights, Camera…. Ballroom. Pasha Kovalev (from “BBC TV’s Strictly Come Dancing”) returns with his brand new show “The Magic of Hollywood”

This amazing new show will be jam packed with sequins, glitz and glamour as Pasha takes to the stage with his sensational dancers as they perform “Oscar worthy performances” all set to a Hollywood theme…. it promises to be a night, not to be missed!


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Calamity Jane

Date: Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 April 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: Monday to Saturday 7.15pm and Saturday matinee 2.15pm
Produced by: CAOS Musical Theatre Society
Price: Full £14 Concessions £13

Special offer – Tuesday all tickets £10

Calamity Jane dresses like a man, totes a gun and drives the Deadwood City stagecoach.

Well-meaning, but disaster-prone, she tries to help the local saloon proprietor out of a jam by promising to fetch a music-hall star from Chicago. But things don’t go too smoothly for Calamity, as everyone in town favours the new girl and she struggles to keep her jealousy and pride in check.
It takes her long standing enemy Wild Bill Hickock to make her see sense, and realise her Secret Love…

With an Oscar nominated score that includes The Black Hills of Dakota, The Deadwood Stage, Just Blew in from the Windy City and the Award winning Secret Love, don’t miss this new production which blows into your city for one week only.

Adapted by RONALD HANMER and PHIL PARK
From the stage play by CHARLES K. FREEMAN
after WARNER BROS. film written by JAMES O’HANLON
Lyrics by PAUL FRANCIS WEBSTER
Music by SAMMY FAIN
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe


Fame

Fame – The Musical

Date: Wednesday 6 June 2018 – Saturday 9 June 2018
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by:The Yorkshire Performance and Preparation Academy
Price: £14

From the creative team that brought you Cats, Annie and Hairspray, The Yorkshire Performance and Preparation Academy proudly presents “Fame”.
Delve into an open look at the New York City’s High School of Performing Arts, where sweat and hard work are the key factors to a successful life as a performer. Follow the class of 1980, as they learn to master their craft and blossom alongside each other: facing the challenges that get in their way.

Conceived and Developed by David De Silva
Book by Jose Fernandez. Lyrics by Jacques Levy. Music by Steve Margoshes
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)