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Get Dark, Get Connected, Get Hypnotised- This July At The Epstein Theatre.

Prepare for big music, big shows and big laughs at The Epstein Theatre this July where there’s a little bit of something for everyone!

For those Pink Floyd fans in your life, Saturday 2nd July, sees Darkside – The Pink Floyd Show lighting up the theatre with a spectacular mix of music, projected images and a stunning lighting show. Darkside will take the audience on an eclectic musical down musical memory lane, bringing to life the massive back catalogue of one of Britain’s most enigmatic bands, that truly changed the face of progressive rock music forever.

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told Comes To St. George’s Hall.

Chalice Media is set to thrill and delight audiences of all ages with a roaring 1920s adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragic love stories.

Director Laura J. Harris and her company of actors will present Romeo & Juliet at St. George’s Hall on Saturday, 2nd and Sunday, 3rd July 2016.

Join the cast and crew in the stunning surroundings of St. Georges’s grand Concert Hall for an evening not to be missed!

This ‘Guns and Gangsters’ prohibition era spin on the classic tale of two star crossed lovers will see the Chalice gang transforming the Concert Hall into a Capulet-owned Speakeasy.

Young People Tackle Mental Health Stigma Through Film, Baggage, At The Plaza Community Cinema.

Stage Door Theatre Trust is a Youth Theatre group from Crosby. They are passionate about drama and want to use the Film as a platform to address the stigma surrounding teenage mental health issues. They have already produced a theatrical performance which runs alongside the film and was performed at The Lantern Theatre, Liverpool in December 2015.

“Some of us have witnessed friends go through depression and anxiety and have different experiences which we wanted to highlight in the film. There can be a lot of pressure put on teenagers. As individuals we found help by talking to each other and feel that we need to encourage others to look out for friends and family who may show symptoms of mental illness but may not know what to look for” (Young Actor). 

Experience Forbidden Nights This October In St. Helens.

St. Helens Theatre Royal is going to be getting audiences hot under the collar with this brand new full-production male variety show, Forbidden Nights, coming to the St. Helen’s Theatre Royal for one night only.

On Friday 7th October 2016, a troupe of professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the U.K. with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personalities and, not forgetting, honed physiques, bring their classy, all male variety show to warm up a cold autumn night in St. Helens.

The show boasts a full theatre production featuring explosive choreographed group routines and spectacular solos from each of The Forbidden and is fun, sexy and sophisticated and perfect for a fun group night out!

Lennon: Through A Looking Glass Returns To Liverpool This Autumn.

After wowing audiences and receiving rave reviews earlier this year, a stage production about Beatles legend John Lennon will return to its spiritual home in Liverpool this Autumn.

The smash hit show, Lennon: Through A Glass Onion, which celebrates the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon comes back to The Epstein Theatre from 6th-9th September 2016 as part of a U.K tour.

So for people who didn’t get chance to see it or those who loved it so much they want to come back for more, the good news is that tickets are now on sale.

Nordic Noir Inspired Thriller Roseacre Comes To The Unity Theatre.

After a body is discovered at a demonstration, a tangled web of deception is unearthed. Is anyone who they say they are? And how far will they go to keep their secrets?

Roseacre was inspired by the recent revelations concerning the Metropolitan Police’s use of undercover officers to infiltrate activist communities. When it emerged that an undercover officer had fathered two children with an activist, questions were raised about the nature of police surveillance. Roseacre explores these issues within a fast paced Nordic Noir inspired drama.

Phina Oruche Is Having An Identity Crisis At The Unity Theatre This June.

Best known for her role as aloof supermodel Liberty Baker in I.T.V.1 drama Footballers’ Wives, Phina, now in her 40s, has started to question who she really is.

Spending more than two decades of her life taking on other people’s identities, first as a New York fashion model and later as an award-winning television actress, has taken its toll.

Her new one-woman show, Identity Crisis, on at the Unity Theatre from  June 22nd till June 24th, was written as part of her Masters degree and although it is based upon her own life story, it explores identity struggles that are common to all of us.

Triple Your Entertainment Value With Three Great Shows At St. Helens Theatre Royal.

This June, things are certainly hotting up at St. Helens Theatre Royal which has a scorching selection of three summer sizzlers for audiences including a great line-up of live music from rock n’ roll to Irish folk!

A great start to the month as Artistes International Management Ltd. present The Johnny Cash Roadshow 2016 on Sunday 5th June.

The only show to be endorsed by the Cash family, The Johnny Cash Road Show is not to be missed by die-hard fans and causal listeners alike. The U.K.’s number one celebration of Johnny Cash is fronted by award winning singer/songwriter Clive John who re-creates with astounding accuracy and truly captures the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show.

Television’s Jenny Éclair Shares Her Mid-Life Crisis Centre Stage At St. George’s Hall.

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 Éclair has announced 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. You are most welcome to join her, just button your cardi up properly and wipe that lipstick off your teeth.

A Packed Programme Of Shows This June At The Unity Theatre.

Unity Theatre has a packed month of shows in June, in the last month before the theatre closes for its redevelopment, which takes place over the summer.

From Thursday 2nd – Saturday 4th June, much-loved community theatre company, What We Did Next, return to Unity with the musical Urinetown; a social and political satire set in a fictional future.

Preggers, on 7th- 8th June is a one woman a show about motherhood and family. Parents with babes in arms are invited to attend the special 11am showing on 8 June. Straight from the West-End, on 10th – 11th June, catch Jim Cartwright’s Fringe First award-winning rollercoaster of a night out in modern Britain, RAZ.