Category Archives: Previews

Ring In 2017 With A Bang At The Grand Central Hall This New Year’s Eve.

Two of Liverpool’s biggest names in entertainment join forces this New Year’s Eve to bring revellers a night to remember. MOD Theatricals and Lantern Theatre Productions (Formerly The Lantern Theatre) are collaborating on an evening filled with entertainment as well as a traditional Hogmanay Hog Roast to ensure 2017 starts off with a bang.

The event will take place in the lavish surroundings of Grand Central Hall on Renshaw Street where guests will be wowed with an evening of non-stop entertainment. An array of acts will perform to guests throughout the evening including prestigious cover band The Mersey Boys who will bring their trademark harmonic style to the night singing classics covers from some of the best acts Liverpool has produced. Expect The Beatles, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Elvis Costello and more.

Proud moment For St. Helen’s Theatre Royal As Towie Stars Officially Open New Box Office.

TOWIE stars and the cast of Rita, Sue & Bob Too! performed the official opening of the new box office at St Helens Theatre last night.

Amy Childs and Harry Derbidge joined Darren Day and Crissy Rock who are currently starring the hilarious 80s comedy, as well as the Theatre staff, to cut the ribbon and celebrate the grand opening of the smart new box office which is ultra-modern, stylish and spacious featuring the Theatre’s new branding.

Theatre manager Chantelle Nolan is thrilled with the new-look box office. She said,: “The old box office had stayed the same for as long as I have been involved with the Theatre and was in desperate need of a make-over!

Love History Loves…Hauntings As Scary Theatrical Storytelling Returns To St. George’s Hall.

Audiences warned that theatrical storytelling next week will feature spookiest Liverpool stories yet.

The team behind the dark, scary theatrical storytelling shows at St. George’s Hall Liverpool are back next week with their most chilling show yet. Lovehistory Ltd presents the third in its series of ‘Lovehistory Loves’ events – and this time the spotlight falls on tales of the city’s most haunted episodes.

Liverpool Loves…Hauntings! will once again be staged in the historic theatrical setting of the Concert Room in St. George’s Hall on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th November. The show is co-produced by Bill Elms.

Potentially Brilliant Play Comes To The Casa For One Night Only.

For one night only The Casa on Hope Street is host to a play about dementia. On Monday 28th November Potentially Brilliant Productions present Still, Here, a collaborative play about the world of dementia, those who live in it and with it.

This performance is the culmination of 12 weeks of workshops in which participants shared their personal and professional experience of living with dementia.

At times moving, at others funny, ultimately, it had the shared goal – to acknowledge the disease of dementia, which affects so many people and to raise awareness using theatre, drama, poetry and sound.

All Time Low To Star At The Liverpool Guild Of Students In 2017.

Following the immediate sell out of their previously announced show at London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Baltimore’s All Time Low have announced a full U.K. tour for March 2017. Tickets go on general sale this Thursday (20th) at 6pm via www.gigsandtours.com. The tour includes a night at the Liverpool Guild of Students on the 18th March.

The chart-topping quartet’s last indoor U.K. headline shows were in arenas in February on their Back to the Future Hearts tour, a run that ended at London’s o2 Arena.

Melanie C Shows A Version Of Me Off During 2017 Tour.

With her highly anticipated stunning seventh album Version Of Me out this Friday on her own Red Girl Records label, Melanie C announces an exciting run of UK dates in April next year. Melanie will take Version Of Me on the road to five major cities across the U.K., including a show in Liverpool’s 02 Academy on April 5th.

Recorded in L.A. and London, Version Of Me is a richly textured, lushly atmospheric, deeply personal album which lays bare her life over beats, shimmering synths, striking percussion and strings. It’s Melanie as you’ve always known her – adventurous, honest, infectiously pop – but as you’ve never heard her before.

Burjesta Theatre Presents Crime And Punishment At The Casa On Hope Street This November.

‘What is the life worth of one lousy money-lender?’

Burjesta Theatre presents…Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic tale of murder…Crime and Punishment

A murderer stalks the streets of Petersburg…

Liverpool’s Burjesta Theatre’s autumn production is an in-house adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s 19th century classic novel, Crime and Punishment, set among the poverty of Petersburg, Russia. An hallucinatory tale, of murder, guilt, redemption, part dreamscape, part reality. Grotesque, poignant, absurd and black humoured,

Follow embittered intellectual Raskalnikov as he prowls around the streets of the capital

Meet a host of unforgettable characters…

Marmeladov, the drink-sodden civil servant,

The Rise And Fall Of The Hamburger Queen Comes To The Unity Theatre As Part Of This Year’s Homotopia.

Through comedic characterizations, dazzling dance routines, and a show stopping voice (obviously she can do it all) taking the audience on a journey through her life: from rags to riches, from Liverpool to London, from Nabzys to Nandos, Ashleigh Owen announces The Rise and Fall of The Hamburger Queen, a brand new one woman comedy show which makes its debut at The Unity Theatre as part of Homotopia Festival from 3rd – 5th November. You are invited to join her so bring along your funny bones, your dancing shoes…and your inhalers.

Legendary Rockers UFO Come to Warrington’s Parr Hall This Month.

Legendary rockers UFO are bringing their decades of experience and swagger to Parr Hall this month. The tour, which calls at Warrington on the 26th October, will showcase A Conspiracy of Stars, the band’s 22nd studio album, as well as some old favourites.

This is the first time in more than 20 years the British band have recorded an album in their native country and it exudes that typically British easy-going confidence for which the band has been known for more than 45 years.

A Trio Of Stand Up Comedy Greats Coming To St. George’s Hall This Autumn.

Fancy a good laugh? Look no further than St. George’s Hall Concert Room to catch a line-up of three nights of the best rib-cracking stand-up comedy acts this autumn.

Emerging as one of Liverpool’s leading comedy venues, The Concert Room will feature national television favourites Jenny Eclair, Seann Walsh and Marcus Brigstocke and tickets are on sale now.

She is younger than Madonna but eats crisps and likes wine, too young to die, but too old to stand near the edge in case she gets dizzy and falls over, professional grumpy old woman Jenny Eclair announces How to Be a Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane), a brand new show and tour which stops off at St. George’s Hall’s Concert Room on Wednesday 9th November.