1307 (the fall of the Knights Templar) Brixham Theatre
New Road, Brixham TQ5 8TA
BRIXHAM SHOW DATES:
June 22nd; Curtain up at 7.30pm,
June 23rd Curtain up at, 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Tickets £8 (full) £7 ( conc)
http://tickets.brixhamtheatre.uk or call 01803 415987
Forget Assassins Creed; the real history and legends of the Knights Templar is equally exciting, with many unsolved mysteries to this day. Historically a monastic order of crusading knights in the middle ages, the Knights Templar began from humble origins, but soon became a powerful, international organisation, answerable only to the Pope, and institutionally extremely wealthy. As the medieval crusades failed, so did the Templars, and in 1307, among accusations of heresy, and treason, the senior members of the Order were arrested. Legend tells that their wealth, seen by eyewitnesses only months before, had vanished. With the accusations of heresy upheld, the Order was disbanded, and the last Grandmaster, Jacques de Molay, burned at the stake in 1314.
Legends remain. What became of the Templars treasure? Were they really heretics, or victims of a political trap? Legends tell of them protecting various secrets, including those that could destroy the church - some of those legends relate to the Holy Grail; the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper, or lost gospels, or even that Jesus himself had descendants who lived on through the ages.
Based tightly on the history, and some of the theories, the film follows Hughes and Angelo, formally of Jacques de Molays inner council, from the fall of Acre, to Paris, and then as they go on the run to the Bristol preceptory, tonwards to Templecombe in Somerset and then to Trebeigh in Cornwall .
Location - The Victoria Hall, Crewkerne, Somerset
All are welcome to our Company and Principal Sing Workshop for CUDOS' autumn production on Spamalot.
The director will give a brief overview of the show and expectations for auditions and rehearsals.
Our MD will then run through the singing audition pieces.
Visit www.cudoscrewkerne.com for the full rehearsal schedule.
On Facebook, request to join 'CUDOS Spamalot 2018' to keep up-to-date with all the information for our upcoming production.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Eric Idle & John Du Prez's musical lovingly ripped off from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Once in every show…. there’s a song that goes like this….
Arthur, King of the Britons, is on a special quest to find a rabble of knights good enough to join him and rule around his round table in Camelot, so he sets off with his faithful companion, Patsy to find his “Grail”.
On his way he manages to come across the Knights that go Ni, the Lady of the Lake, a set of cheer-leading Laker Girls, some rather rude French people and a man who’s “Not Dead Yet’.
Mix together some of Monty Python’s best loved song, “Always Look On The Bright Side of Life” and some “Fisch Schlapping” and you have Monty Python’s hilarious and riotous humour brought alive on stage by the award winning Sharnbrook Mill Theatre Trust.
Spamalot has everything a hit musical needs; sparkling costumes, jokes a plenty, boundless energy, lots of hair flicking and just a few reference to a once popular tinned meat.
Join King Arthur and his knights for a night of fun - and remember, “What happens in Camelot, stays in Camelot”.
Adapted and dramatised by Tim Kelly from the Classic Thriller by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes’ most spine chilling mystery in a version which contains suspense, humour and terror. Sir Henry is heir to the vast Baskerville fortune, a legacy that comes with a family curse of death at the fangs of a horror that prowls the moor. Only Holmes can stop the beast. While mysterious lights signal Baskerville Hall and the hound terrifies the countryside, suspicion falls on all who have connections with the estate.
In the Malcolm Edwards Theatre(MET) at Stafford's Gatehouse.
Tickets are £9.50(concessions £8.50)from www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk or 01785 254855. The Gatehouse Theatre add their own booking charge.
For more information go to www.staffordplayers.co.uk, www.facebook.com/StaffordPlayers, Twitter@staffplayers or Instagram staffordplayers17.
Book by Roger O.Hirson
Music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Box office: sedos.co.uk
Think about your life, Pippin.
Days are tame and nights the same.
Now think about the beauty
In one perfect flame…
Meet Pippin. Young, ambitious, full of potential and ready to change the world. But things are never that simple.
Setting out to make his mark, Pippin dabbles with the horrors of war, the lure of sex and the sordid world of politics, failing at every turn. But there is someone Pippin can rely on. Someone he can trust. Someone who can help Pippin be remembered forever… in one final, extraordinary blaze of glory.
With its infectious and unforgettable score from four-time Grammy and three-time Oscar winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Children of Eden), Pippin has delighted audiences across the world. The most recent Broadway revival swept the New York awards circuit, including winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
Join us. Perhaps you’ll find your very own corner of the sky.
7.30pm, plus Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ
Box office: sedos.co.uk
17 July 2018 00:00 Until 23:00
0Who wins? You decide! Innovative Audience Participation in Centre Stage London’s Mic Drop
Mic Drop - a musical throw-down, lets the audience decide who wins in an innovative musical showcase.
It’s officially on! In a new musical concept, Mic Drop, Team Girls take on Team Boys in this musical throw-down of epic proportions! Each team will battle for fame and glory but only one can be victorious. Who will it be? Well, the audience has the power!
The creative team of Centre Stage London’s latest production Mic Drop wanted the show to be as interactive as possible and let the audience decide who wins at each performance. They thought about many options including a digital voting system on mobile phones before settling on a far simpler (and arguably more fun!) method, the ‘Ready Steady Cook’ audience voting system!
Audience members will be given a voting card upon entry; one side supporting #teamboys and the other supporting #teamgirls. Teams will compete over several themed rounds, guided by our energetic compere. During the performance the audience make up their minds which team they think has performed the best and who should win the performance for the evening. At the finale, the host will ask the audience to vote, displaying their cards, and the winning team will be decided. It’s ‘Popstars’ meets ‘Pitch Perfect’ with some incredible talent battling it out for glory! A great night out with something for everyone, featuring well-loved classics and re-worked pop arrangements from the Four Seasons to Celine Dion. Who wins? You decide!
The production opens in two weeks, so there’s no better time to grab your tickets, pick your side, and consider the gauntlet thrown!
About Centre Stage
Centre Stage is a central London-based theatre company that has been entertaining audiences with musicals and cabarets for over 50 years. An amateur society and registered charity, we began as a light opera company in 1966.
Our members range in age from their 20s to their 60s and come from all walks of life - current members include teachers, lawyers, bankers, directors, web designers, nannies, librarians, managers, event organisers and retirees. But we all share one thing: a passion for musical theatre!
Our 2018 season includes Love Happens Here- An LGBTQI Cabaret, Mic Drop and the return of the original high school musical, Grease The Musical!
http://www.centrestage.london | @centrestageldn
GREASE Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey
“Grease The Musical” is presented through special arrangement with and all authorised performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW), 122-124 Regent Street, 3rd floor, London W1B 5SA. http://www.theatricalrights.co.uk
22 July 2018 12:00 Until 21 July 2018 23:00
0Casting all roles for this production.
The text will be William Shakespeares original text, the show set in a a steampunk, post-apocalyptic setting.
Auditions are on Sunday July 22nd 2018, at Chestnut Community centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon TQ5 0SA. Please arrive to begin at 1pm. (doors open from 12).
Rehearsal and show schedule to be posted in the audition pack. (some dates still being firmed up) .
Castings will take the form of reading and characterising excerpts from the script. A casting pack will be available shortly and a link to download it will be posted onto this event as well as on our website
Characters who will be cast are:
The Three Witches
Rehearsal dates: Wednesday evenings 7pm - 9.30pm, Sundays 12.30pm - 5pm,
at Chestnut Community Centre, 1-3 Poplar Close, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0SA, the same as the auditions. For this reason, priority will be given to performers who live in the South Devon region. Please note that you will be expected to attend regular rehearsals.
Due to previous incidents we need to state that
1) All cast will need to be able to attend regular rehearsals, and to be able to learn characterisation, lines and blocking,
2) Actors will be required to wear costumes
3) All people in the production are expected to adhere to socially acceptable behaviour at all times.
4) Performances are on an open-book equal-profit share basis.
5) We welcome performers of all backgrounds.
More about us:
06 November 2018 19:30 Until 10 November 2018 00:00
0Blackton Football Club is in trouble, and the chairman is about to sell his star player to save the club and himself from ruin, as well as indulging in a bit of match fixing. But his daughter, the star player’s fiancée, may have something to say about this. And the star’s redoubtable mother looks likely to scupper both the marriage and the transfer. A story of love, honour, class and football in the 1900s, by the author of Hobson’s Choice, Harold Brighouse
In the MET Theatre, Stafford Gatehouse.
Tickets £10, CONCESSIONS £9 from www.staffordgatehousetheatre.co.uk or 01785 619080
For more information check out www.staffordplayers.co.uk, www.facebook.com/staffordplayers, Twitter@staffplayers or Instagram staffordplayers17
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