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Forever in Blue Jeans

Date: Friday 8 September
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Full House Productions
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19.50

Come and join one of the greatest party’s in town as Forever In Blue Jeans celebrates 21 happy and successful years “On The Road”.

A perfect feast of entertainment with superb singers, dancers and musicians playing the best in Country Music and Rock ‘n’ Roll . This big hearted show perform songs from Patsy Cline, Garth Brooks, Elvis Presley, Billy Ray Cyrus, The Mavericks, Tammy Wynette, The Carpenters & Carol King to hits from the great Western Musicals such as Oklahoma and Paint Your Wagon plus many more.
The terrific “Red Hot Blue Jeans Band” perform stunning instrumentals and the show ends with everyone invited to the party for the Grand Finale of the great Neil Diamond hit Forever In Blue Jeans .

Bring the whole family and come and enjoy one of the liveliest and happiest shows of them all FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS where THE STAR OF THE SHOW IS THE SHOW ITSELF!


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Par for the Course

Date: Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 September
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
Bouncers – 21 -24 November 2017
Brassed Off – 24 – 27 April 2018
The Final Test – 19 – 22 June 2018

It’s Captain’s Day at the Seven Lakes Golf Club but things get off to a bad start when the men’s captain becomes indisposed. Club secretary, Simon, relishes the chance to take over but is soon thwarted by the arrival of Vice Captain Nick, and his girlfriend, Tiffany. Fran the Lady Captain, enthusiastic but hopeless Barry and Simon’s wife Laura add to the confusion from a mounting series of disasters.
Love or loathe golf, it will never seem the same again.


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The Lion,the Witch and the Wardrobe

Date: Tuesday 19 to Saturday 23 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm Saturday Matinee 2.15pm
Produced by: Rotherham Teachers Student Academy
Price: Tickets £13 & £14

This musical adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s classic children’s story is the tale of four children evacuated from London during the Blitz to stay with the Professor. Whilst exploring, Lucy stumbles across the wardrobe, gateway to another world, and the adventure begins. The land of Narnia is under the spell of the wicked White Witch and very quickly the four find themselves caught up in a deadly struggle between good and evil. This famous classic is sure to keep the whole family entertained..

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Dramatised by Adrian Mitchell
Music by Shaun Davey

This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD.


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The Searchers

Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Tickets £22

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry. There is no doubt that the decade that gave us The Beatles as well as The Searchers and many others was very special and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.

With total record sales in excess of 50 million, The Searchers still have great appeal to audiences of all ages. They tour the globe as much today as they have done throughout a fantastic career spanning 5 decades.

Their special ‘solo’ concert is a highly entertaining show and has been enthusiastically and warmly received throughout the world. Combined with anecdotes and reminiscences, this fully self-contained concert includes all their famous hits, plus many album recordings, B-sides and a selection of other collector and well known favourites.

Don’t miss The Searchers live in concert!

Starring John McNally, Frank Allen, Spencer James and Scott Ottaway


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The Red Room

Date: Wednesday 27 September
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Rumpus Theatre Company
Price: Tickets £14 Concessions £12

Based on the classic ghost story by HG Wells.

Everyone warned against it, but stubbornness is a curious thing … one night, entirely alone in an apparently haunted room. It’s a familiar scenario, but the outcome is totally unexpected … and utterly terrifying!
Last Autumn’s tour of H P Lovecraft’s THE HAUNTING OF EXHAM PRIORY was hugely popular with audiences.

Come and see this mesmerizing new take on H G Wells’ classic ghost story THE RED ROOM to find out …

… and enter the room … if you dare!


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Joe Longthorne

Date: Thursday 28 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Artistes International Management Ltd
Price: All Tickets £22.50

TV and Recording star Joe Longthorne Returns to the Civic Theatre in 2017. Joe will be joined on stage with his sensational live band and special guest artist. Come and join Joe as he takes you on a rollercoaster of Songs and impressions including Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and his incredible impression of Sammy Davis Jr, all delivered with 100% accuracy!

With Gold and Platinum albums to his name and with records sales in the region of 10 million, Joe is up there with the best of them!


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The Quo Experience


Date: Friday 29 September
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings
Price:Full £21 Concessions £19

The Quo Experience is the perfect tribute to the legendary duo, featuring an impressively experienced line-up including Shaun Michaels and Dave Crawte who have spent years studying every detail of Rossi and Parfitt’s looks, playing styles and stage performances.


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Formerly of Bucks Fizz

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Price: Tickets £23.50

Starring 3 original members Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan, Jay Aston
(With special guest Bobby McVey)

Early in 1981, four complete strangers sat in the drawing room of a house in Fulham and were told: “you are now Bucks Fizz”.

In the eight weeks between that first meeting and appearing on “A Song for Europe” on 11th March 1981, Bucks Fizz were hurled into a melee of rehearsing, recording, styling, interviews and photography. All that hard work and effort was to pay dividends – they went on to win the Song For Europe and Eurovision Song Contest 1981 and became household names around the world.

With over 20 singles released over the next few years including 3 number ones, “My Camera Never Lies”, “Land Of Make Believe” and of course, “Making Your Mind Up”, they sold in excess of 15 million records, spending 219 weeks in the UK charts alone! Making Your Mind Up went to No 1 in nine countries!


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Showstoppers 2017

Date: Monday 2 to Wednesday 4 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: Gillian Banks Creative Productions
Price: Tickets £10

Showstoppers 2017 is a family show with a range of dance and performance skills all coming together in concepts ranging from aerial routines to musical theatre performance of modern day musical numbers to a variety of dance styles and genres. Ages range from children through to adults and an enjoyable evening will be had by all from watching true talent perform in front of your eyes

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available on the 4th October


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Kast Off Kinks

Date: Thursday 5 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings
Price: Full £21 Concessions £19

Former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name. This great line-up features Mick Avory (the original drummer on all the classic hits from 1964-84), John Dalton (bass/vocals, Kinks 60’s & 70’s), Ian Gibbons (keyboards/vocals, Kinks 80’s & 90’s and still with Ray Davies) with Dave Clarke (guitar/vocals, formerly of the Beach Boys, Noel Redding & Tim Rose).
Expect all the hits: You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola, Days, Waterloo Sunset, Come Dancing, and many more for a great night out. Not to be missed!

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available for this date


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The Opera Boys

Date: Friday 6 October
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: ETM (Agencies) Ltd
Price: £20.50

From the moment these guys walk onto the stage and open their mouths, it is obvious that this will be a special evening.

Leading men from London’s West End combine in a powerhouse of vocal harmony to deliver a stunning blend of music ranging from Opera to Pop, and everything in between.

For the past 5 years The Opera Boys have been delighting audiences all over the world with their unique show combining beautiful, powerful and emotional music with funny, engaging and light-hearted entertainment.

Working tirelessly to dispel the myth that opera is boring. The Opera Boys combine their exceptional classically trained voices with their experience, showmanship and personality to deliver a wonderfully entertaining show not to be missed!

Visit the Opera Boys website here


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Beautiful Noise – The Neil Diamond Story


Date: Saturday 7 October
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Mario Productions Ltd
Price: Adults £20 Concessions £19

Over 50 years since his first hit single and with sales of over 100 million records, the legend that is Neil Diamond is without doubt one of the greatest performers and best-selling artists of all time.

Beautiful Noise, performed by Fisher Stevens and his sensational band, is Europe’s leading Neil Diamond show, charting the story of Neil’s fantastic career and telling the story of the man behind the songs – taking the audience on an unforgettable journey through his life and music.

Fisher combines authentic vocals with a relaxed sense of humour to deliver a Diamond-studded night of musical entertainment. This spectacular evening re-visits over five decades of sparkling musical gems including Love On The Rocks, Sweet Caroline, Forever In Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue, I am…I Said, America, Holy Holy, Red Red Wine, I’m A Believer and many more

Get ready for a Beautiful Noise.

Visit Neil Diamond Tributes here


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When We Are Married

Date: Tuesday 10 to Saturday 14 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.15pm
Produced by: The Phoenix Players
Price: Tickets £9
£24 for season ticket for 3 plays currently available from the Box Office (must be booked before 14 October 2017)
It Runs in the Family – 22 – 26 January 2018
Will You Still Love Me in the Morning – 8 – 2 May 2018

Twenty-five years ago, the Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts were married on the same day by the same parson.
They gather at the Helliwell home to celebrate their silver wedding. The new chapel organist tells them that he recently met the parson who conducted the triple wedding ceremony – he was not authorised to do so.
Pandemonium breaks out when these pillars of society believe they have been living in sin for twenty-five years.

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available 11th and 12th October


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The Three Degrees

with original members

Helen Scott & Valerie Holiday

Date: Sunday 15 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Barry Collings Entertainments
Price: £26

50th Anniversary Tour

The Three Degrees are an American female vocal group, formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group has remained a trio with 2 original members since Sheila Ferguson left many moons ago.

A firm favourite with Prince Charles they sang at his 30th birthday party and were guests at his wedding to Princess Diana.

The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows. They are known all around the world for songs like “When will I see you again”, “Dirty Ol’ Man”, “Take Good Care Of Yourself”. They have been continuously touring for more than 40 years and still touring to this day.

The Three Degrees are Helen Scott, Valerie Holiday & Freddie Pool.


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Mr Darcy Loses the Plot

Date: Tuesday 17 October
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Lip Service Touring
Price: Tickets £14.50

Jane Austen is dreaming up Darcy, a proud, lip-curling handsome creation in very tight pants. But then a door squeaks, a visitor approaches and Jane hastily hides her work. Mr Darcy is left dangling. Left to his own devises he embroiders his own storyline while his creator stitches her quilt.
When she returns she finds Darcy is diving into a lake in a clinging white shirt, dancing the Berzerka (a more extreme version of the Masurka) and wrestling carp.
The set features quilt work specially created by community groups for this production. To get quilting visit www.lipservicetheatre.co.uk


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The Nutcracker

Date: Wednesday 18 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Amande Concerts LTD
Price: Full £20.50 Concessions £18.50

Russian National Ballet
Presents
The Nutcracker – An eternal seasonal favourite.
Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet is coming to the UK to delight you with beautiful new production of Nutcracker Ballet.

A nutcracker who may just be a handsome prince in disguise – prepare to enter a magical new world.

The Christmas story is based on “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” written by E.T.A. Hoffmann. It tells the story of Marie, a rather sad little girl, whose godfather Drosselmeier gives her a Nutcracker doll as a present on Christmas Eve which turns into a prince and the magic starts…

This is the ultimate and beautiful fairy-tale where goodness and beauty triumph.

Set designer Lubov Sidelnikova says – ‘The Nutcracker – a delightful and kind fairy tale with a gemstone of Tchaikovsky’s music. Therefore, I wanted to embed the set design of the Ballet as perfect dream of a flawless world where everyone is happy, and good always triumphs over evil. People are always trying to beautify their life and through beauty we try to create harmony and joy. In the set design of The Nutcracker I tried to create a sense of lightness and convey a celebration mood.’

Wonderful treat full of glitter for the whole family!

Visit the Russian National Ballet website here

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available on this date


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And Finally… Phil Collins

10th Anniversary Tour 2017

Date: Thursday 19 October 2017
Location: Civic Theatre
Time: 7.30pm
Produced by: Talon Music Ltd
Price: £19.50

From the creators of ‘Talon – The Best of Eagles’

‘And Finally… Phil Collins’ are recognised throughout the industry as the market leaders and definitive Phil Collins & Genesis tribute show.

Now, celebrating their ‘10th Anniversary’ year together, this truly amazing eleven piece band which includes the ‘And Finally Horns’ faithfully re-create all the classic hits from the Phil Collins and Genesis timeless back catalogue.

In 2017 they present a brand-new show that is truly enhanced by new lighting, stage sets and world class musicians to get even closer to that immense Phil Collins production ensuring an exciting spectacle is totally guaranteed.

As always the ‘two drummer’ line up remains an integral part of the act and once again the addition of a dedicated percussionist performing the Louis Conte role, has moved the ‘And Finally’ experience both musically and visually to a whole different league.

Last year for the second time in a row ‘And Finally… Phil Collins’ were voted by the ‘Agents Association of Great Britain’ at the ‘National Tribute Music Awards’ as the…
‘OFFICIAL UK No.1’.

PRODUCED BY TIM HARPER, CHRIS LLOYD & PETER ANDERSON

Visit the And Finally … Phil Collins website here

Pre-theatre dining at the Wharncliffe Restaurant is available on this date


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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

Peter Kay

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

Leicester Mercury

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.

The Telegraph

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

Sunday Times

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 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!

Sheila Tracy, BBC


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.

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

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


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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 available from the Box Office – 100 half price tickets available for Under 25’s and OAP’s for performances on Tuesday and Wednesday. First come, first served basis>

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.


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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