St. Helens Theatre Royal is certainly looking forward to a very happy new year and will be serving up a sensational season of entertainment for 2017!
The Theatre on Corporation Street has launched its fantastic new season brochure outlining another superb programme of shows with something for everyone – from live music concerts and world class tribute acts to hilarious comedy, brilliant ballet and superb pantos.
The season begins with a weekend of music starting with The Illegal Eagles, often acclaimed as the World’s Number One Eagles tribute, on Friday 3rd February. Paying tribute to the U.K.s favourite girl band on Saturday 4th February, The Little Mix Experience hits the stage for a night filled with pop tunes guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles
Fantastic tribute acts continue throughout the season with something to suit all musical tastes. The Legends of America Country Tribute Show promise a night of toe tapping classics on Friday 10th February followed by a tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll on Saturday 11th February in Vision of Elvis. On Saturday 4th March catch a tribute to pop legend Michael Jackson in King of Pop – The Legend Continues. The U.K.s’ number one Rock ‘n’ Roll variety performance That’ll be the Day takes you on a journey of sensational hits from the 50s through to the 70s on Friday 10th March. Get a taste of the swinging 60s on Saturday 18th March with a tribute to a local legend in Cilla and the Shades of the 60s.
The month of May brings more tribute acts starting with Patsy Cline and Friends on Thursday 4th May. The award-winning Let’s Hang On – The Music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons celebrates the music of one of pops’ most successful bands on Saturday 13th May and Totally Tina pays tribute to the Queen of Rock on Friday 19th May. Direct from the West End and following a sold-out U.K. tour The Simon and Garfunkel Story 50th Anniversary Tour comes to St Helens on Saturday 20th May.
There’s more amazing live music on offer throughout the season. Rock ‘n’ Roll sensations Showaddywaddy bring all their hits from their extensive career to the stage on Friday 3rd March. Country music fans are in for a treat this with two of Ireland’s top country stars making their way to St Helens. Michael English and his Band in Concert hit the stage on Tuesday 25th April. Robert Mizzell and the Country Kings bring their unique sound on Friday 23rd June. Plus, four of Ireland’s top country stars will perform in the Stars of the Irish Country Show on Wednesday, 4th October.
Regal Entertainments Ltd. return with their winning pantomime formula to keep the whole family entertained bringing no less than three spectacular panto productions to the St. Helens stage this year! The fun starts this Easter with a tale as old as time Beauty and the Beast. A star-studded cast including Amy Thompson of Channel 5’s Milkshake and Big Brother legend Nikki Grahame will provide Easter fun for the whole family from Saturday 1st – Sunday 23rd April. The most spellbinding story of all time comes alive on the stage once again with the return of Sleeping Beauty on Saturday 21st – Sunday 29th Oct. Then, it is guaranteed to be a white Christmas with festive panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs from Saturday, 2nd December 2017 – Sunday, 7th January 2018.
Chantelle Nolan, Theatre Manager said, “We are delighted to announce our Spring/Summer line up. We have something to suit all tastes and budgets. We can’t wait to welcome audiences for what is going to be one of best seasons to date.”
All tickets can be purchased via the St. Helens Theatre Royal Box office.