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WEDNESDAY 17 - SATURDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 7.30PM
(SAT MAT AT 2.30PM)
Preston Musical Comedy Society Present
ASPECTS OF LOVE
 

The Autumn show for our Diamond Celebration Year is the Internationally acclaimed, award winning Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Aspects of Love”.

Based on the novella of the same name by David Garnett, the piece focuses on the romantic entanglements of actress Rose Vibert, her admiring fan Alex Dillingham, his underage cousin Jenny, his uncle George, and George’s mistress, sculptor Giulietta Trapani, over a period of 17 years. The “aspects” of the title refers to the many forms that love takes in the show: love between couples, both as romantic infatuation and as married people; children and their parents.

Including songs - “Seeing is Believing”, “I Want to be the First Man You Remember”, “Anything But Lonely” and the hit song “Love Changes Everything”

www.prestonmusicalcomedy.co.uk

THIS SHOW IS NOT SUITABLE FOR UNDERS 14'S. 

Tickets £15.00
Concessions
£13.00

Groups of 10 or more all tickets £12.00
Charter Theatre


SUNDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 7.30PM

FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS

Come and join one of the greatest party’s in town with a cast of terrific singers, dancers and musicians.


A perfect feast of entertainment starring Carole Gordon & Bob Newman the terrific new production begins in the 1950's & 60’s with Rock ‘N’ Roll favourites from Jerry Lee Lewis & Brenda Lee to The Beatles & The Monkeys. Blue Jeans celebrate 50 years of Motown Magic which takes in hits from The Four Tops,  The Jackson 5,  Diana Ross and a host of other Motown favourites. The Carpenters , Showaddywaddy and Abba bring us into the 70’s . A stunning piece pays tribute to the songwriting talents of the legendary Burt Bacharach, and includes his many number one hits I’ll Never fall In Love Again, What The World Needs Now ( Is Love Sweet Love ) Do You Know The Way To San Jose and the memorable What’s New Pussycat.

 

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

                   www.foreverinbluejeans.uk.com 

 
Tickets £19.00
Concessions
£1.00 OFF                                                                   
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE
Charter Theatre                                                                              
                                                                                                                 




SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER 2014 AT 7.30PM

VOULEZ VOUS

40 YEARS OF WATERLOO


After their unforgettable performance at ‘The Dome’, Brighton on Saturday 6th April 1974, ABBA’s hit ‘Waterloo’ has since been voted the “all time best song of the Eurovision Song Contest.” 40 years on from smashing their way onto the international music scene, ABBA fans and music fans alike are coming
together to celebrate their absolute longevity!


For the last twenty-three years, VOULEZ VOUS have been masters of the ABBA scene. With their devotion to the original Swedish supergroup, in 2014 they bring to you, ‘The Waterloo Anniversary Tour!’


With incredible replica costumes and a talented team of performers, VOULEZ VOUS will transport you back to the 1970’s and have you dancing in the aisles to hits including: ‘Take A Chance’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘S.O.S’, ‘Fernando’,
‘Gimme, Gimme, Gimme’, ‘The Winner Takes It All’, ‘Voulez Vous’, ‘Thank You For The Music’ and ‘Waterloo!’ So what are you waiting for? Dust off those platforms, put on those flares and come and join VOULEZ VOUS on a
two-hour nostalgic journey commemorating 40 extraordinary years of ABBA’s hit, ‘WATERLOO’!

Tickets £17.50
Concessions £1.50 off
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE          
Charter Theatre



FRIDAY 24 OCTOBER
2014 AT 7.30PM

LETS' HANG ON

The award-winning production Let’s Hang On takes you on a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

 

From the beginnings in the early 50’s, the show takes you through hits such as Beggin’, Grease, Bye Bye Baby, Sherry, Take My Eyes Off You, December 1963 (Oh What a Night!), Working My Way Back To You, Walk Like A Man, Big Girls Don’t Cry, and many more, climaxing with a spectacular finale with, of course, Let’s Hang On!

 

Having only last year been invited to the Royal Albert Hall by Frankie Valli himself, we are very proud to have the opportunity to present this recently revamped production which now features brand new sound, lighting and AV screens.

 

Definitely not a night to be missed!!

 

‘You guys are dynamite!’ - Frankie Valli

 

‘An authentic masterpiece’ - The BBC

 

‘These guys are absolutely brilliant’ - The Paul O Grady Show

 

www.letshangon.co.uk

LEAFLET TERMS AND CONDITIONS - Offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount or redeemed against tickets already purchased.
Offer is not restricted to one pair of tickets per caller, and equates to £2.50 off per individual ticket regardless of the number requested.


Tickets £20.50
Concessions £1.50 off
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE          
Charter Theatre


SATURDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2014 AT 7.30PM

AN EVENING OF BURLESQUE

Come and enjoy Britain’s biggest burlesque extravaganza – we dare you!

Arriving direct from London’s West End, a fresh cast of burlesque all-stars are unveiled for 2014. It’s flushed with success – following a thrilling 100-date UK tour combined with overseas adventures in Milan, Zurich, St Petersburg, Minsk, Leipzig, Verona, Dresden, Riga, Padova, Dessau.

Join this all-new riotous romp into the bizarre world of burlesque and cutting-edge variety.

Sashaying Royal Academy-trained burlesque bombshells slip into exotic character as smoothly as they slip out of the most exotic couture costumes ever to grace the stage.

Evocative Arabian Nights, fabulous fan dancing fantasies, foxy 40s WAF sirens, bubblegum blowing baseball babes, cheesecake pin-ups. . . the themes come thick and fast.

It’s the slickest, wickedly wittiest, most delightfully choreographed cabaret spectacular of the year.

Dress up and come to the cabaret.

Facebook www.facebook.com/BurlesqueShowUK

Twitter www.Twitter.com/BurlesqueShowUK
Website Over 18s www.easytheatres.com

Tickets £23
Concessions £1 off
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE          
Charter Theatre



WEDNESDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2015 AT 7.30PM
SONGBIRD
THE MUSIC OF EVA CASSIDY


SONGBIRD stars SARAH-JANE BUCKLEY who has already made her name as one of the world’s leading Eva Cassidy interpreters and of whom the press said “her voice is almost an exact copy of the original, Sarah plays Eva to perfection” and “with a beguiling blend of power and tenderness she performs every song with expert precision”.


Supported by a brilliant on-stage live band, fantastic video footage and classic Eva Cassidy arrangements of some of the best songs of the late 20th century Sarah-Jane Buckley presents a show which has already been hailed as “a tour de force performance that is nothing short of phenomenal”. 
Book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets £22.00
Charter Theatre






FRIDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2015 AT 7.30PM
JIVE TALKIN'
 

The timeless repertoire of the Bee Gees is brought to life in this stunning stage production that is taking the country by storm.

 

This charismatic ensemble boasts stars from TV and London's West End and is fronted by real-life family members Darren, Gary and Jack Simmons making for an unrivalled vocal harmony blend.

 

Backed up by a stunning band and live string section, you will be taken on an emotional journey from tender orchestrated 60's classics such as Massachusetts and Words, to the 70's Disco classics such as Night Fever, Stayin' Alive and Tragedy.

 

An unforgettable evening that will have you both reaching for your handkerchiefs and dancing in the aisles.

 

www.beegeesstory.com

Tickets £18.50
Concessions £1.50 OFF
Children £5.00

Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE
Charter Theatre
  
 
 



TUESDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2015 AT 7.30PM
THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS
THE NIGHT OF THE ZOMBIE

The show that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent & now a West End smash is back to mark its 20th Anniversary in spectacular style.

 

The last few of years has seen the profile of The Circus of Horrors jump tremendously after rampaging into the finals of Britain's Got Talent & to this date it is still the only circus ever to reach the finals.

 

Its appearances on various subsequent TV showshave turned what set out as a cult show into a household name – taking the Extreme to the Mainstream, Its TV credits now boast The X Factor, The Slammer, Daybreak, Fairground Attractions, Who wants to be a Millionaire, Body Shockers, Fake Reaction, This Morning, Ant & Dec, The One Show  & A Royal Comand Performance.

 

Last year saw another giant leap for the show when it began a series of dates in  London's West End becoming the first circus to appear in a West End Theatre for 100 years.

 

The show started it’s gruesome begging's at the 1995 Glastonbury Festival and became an instant hit, touring al over the world from Chile to Chatham, Argentina to Aberdeen, Japan to Jersey including festival appearances with Alice Cooper, Eminem, Motley Crue, Oasis, Iron Maiden, The Manic St Preachers, Marilyn Manson and many more.

 

The latest incarnation ‘The Night of the Zombie’ is set in 2020, a decrepit & corpse ridden London, plagued by a swamp of Zombies. In a city ruled by the undead & climaxing in an awesome flaming apocalypse. 

 

The story twists and turns with grisly murders and sensational shock’s – all interwoven with some of the greatest and most bizarre circus acts on earth, sword swallowers, knife throwers, daredevil balancing acts, astounding aerialists, a demon dwarf, a Guinness World Record holding ‘hairculian’ hair hanging beauty, Sinister Sisters, gyrating & fire limboing acrobats & much more.

 

Performed by an almighty cast with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek and the devil driver rock n’ roll of Dr Haze & The Interceptors from Hell.

 

The Circus of Horrors – The Night of the Zombie is on tour throughout the UK

 

http://www.circusofhorrors.co.uk

 

If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil then you would be only half way there.

 

Media Quotes:-

‘The Circus of Horrors completely WOWED the audience’

The Daily Mail.

 

‘A Bloody Great Night Out’

The Times

 

‘Freaking Awesome’

The Sun

 

‘Bloody Good Fun - Barnum Would be proud’

Time Out

 

‘Circus Without  A Condom’

The Telegraph

 

‘Bloody Marvellous’

Edinburgh Festival 

 

‘Blood Thirsty & Burlesque’

The Independent

 

Celebratory Quotes:-

 

‘I loved it & I’m sure the royal family would love to watch this’.

Simon Cowell.

 

‘Fantastic, that’s what I call entertainment’.

David Hasselhoff.

 

‘That was incredible’

Ant or Dec (never know which ones which).

 

‘Totally Unbelievable’

Scott Mills, Radio 1

 

‘You have to go & see this if, one day something will go wrong & you will be  able to say I was there’

Graham Norton.

 

Tickets £26.00/ £20.00
Circle £18.00
Concessions £3.00 OFF
Charter Theatre



SATURDAY 7 MARCH 2015 AT 7PM
SING-A-LONG-A
SOUND OF MUSIC

The smash-hit musical show that has been all around the world now returns to the UK for the 50th anniversary of the iconic movie. 
Yes the original Sing-a-long-a show is back.  After a four year rest, the spring 2015 tour celebrates the film’s half century giving it a birthday party to remember. 

For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen Technicolor, complete with lyric subtitles so that the whole audience can sing along.

 

The evening begins with your host leading a vocal warm-up, judging the fancy dress competition and teaching you how to use your items in your free magic moment fun pack, which now includes a special commemorative brochure in celebration of the movie.

The audience then takes over as the stars of the show and almost anything can happen – the first rule of Sing-a-long-a is THERE ARE NO RULES! So, even if you’ve been before, come back and re-experience this unique interactive show and don’t forget to dress up as one of your favourite things!

Check out the website at www.singalonga.net


Tickets £15
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE

Charter Theatre   
 



SATURDAY 21 MARCH 2015 AT 7.30PM
JACKSON LIVE IN CONCERT

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. Jackson Live in Concert sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.

Ben’s portrayal of Jackson  has to be the most accurate and exciting 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 and superb musicians and dancers, fabulous costumes, and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop. Pure MJ!


Tickets £19.00
Children £14.00
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE

Charter Theatre
  
 
 

FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015 AT 7PM
HALFWAY TO PARADISE
THE BILLY FURY STORY

Billy Fury was Britain's own Elvis - & the girls loved him!. Now 31 years after his sad death, his own band the original FURYS TORNADOS re-play live his timeless hits -"Last Night Was Made For Love","I Will","Jealousy", "Halfway To Paradise" & many,many more. See Billy come alive with his FURY'S TORNADOS on giant screen while they play live below. The atmosphere is both electric..& emotional.

Colin Gold as Fury is sensational.
Introduced onscreen by Lisa Voice [Billy's long time partner].

"Rock 'n' Roll Heaven!!! - A great 60's night out!" -The Stage.

Tickets £19.50
Concessions £1.50 OFF
Charter Theatre    







SATURDAY 18 APRIL 2015 AT 7.30PM
ESSENCE OF IRELAND

Set against the backdrop of Ireland, England and America in the 19th century, Essence of Ireland tells the sort of love, joy, happiness and heartache endured by Coro McGowen and Sean Dempsey as they are separated by emigration from each other and their beloved Ireland.

Based on true events, Essence of Ireland is a heart breaking yet heart-warming story brought to life and set against the music and dance of Ireland, the USA and Spain.

With Irish classics such as “Galway Girl”, “Emigrant Eyes”, “Tell me Ma”, “Irish Rover” along with original scores, Essence of Ireland is the most complete Irish show in the world today.

Experience the heart, soul and spirit of the Emerald Isle

‘Every day is St Patricks Day when these guys are in town’BBC

www.essenceofireland.co.uk

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/essenceofireland

Twitter - @EssenceIreland
  




Tickets £21.50
Concessions £2.00 OFF
Charter Theatre  




FRIDAY 15 MAY 2015 AT 7.30PM
THE CARPENTERS STORY

From the stable that brought you the incomparable Illegal Eagles, Phil Aldridge presents a sensational new production…..“The Carpenters Story”.

Widely regarded as the first ever “Tribute” show back in its 1989 incarnation,

The Carpenters Story brings the show bang up to date – Phil Aldridge’s lavish arrangements, stunning vocal harmonies and Claire Furley’s uncanny representation of Karen Carpenter combine to bring back memories of pop’s most melodic duo.

 

Featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music.

They Long to be Close To You, We’ve Only Just Begun, I Won’t Last a Day Without You, Goodbye to Love, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World, Please Mr Postman, Solitaire and lots more, The Carpenters Story take you on a magical musical journey spanning 3 decades.


Recently, the show has performed on the “Rainy days and Mondays” tour in conjunction with Smooth FM selling out theatres nationwide.

 
“It was well played, very accurate – I’m flattered! -
Richard Carpenter, Yorkshire television.

Tickets £23.00
Concessions £21.00
Groups of 10 or more get the 11th FREE
Charter Theatre




THURSDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2015 AT 7.30PM
AN EVENING OF DIRTY DANCING


Embarking upon it’s 5th Anniversary tour An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show  is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Often imitated but never bettered, this is the original celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy emotional roller-coaster of an evening with breathtaking choreography and buckets of nostalgia. Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to have the time of your life!

Includes the classic songs: Big Girls Don
t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, Hungry Eyes and the Oscar-winning (Ive Had) The Time of My Life.

 

“All singing, all dancing, highly watchable entertainment.” - The Stage

90 minutes of high-energy, colourful outfits and a good looking cast who left                  you wanting more.” - North West Evening Mail         

 

Will set your heart and feet alight!- LovingLivingLondon.com

“A thoroughly entertaining, visually stunning extravaganza” - The Public Reviews

Please note this production is not affiliated with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage on tour in the UK and worldwide

Tickets £20.00
Concessions £18.00
Charter Theatre

 
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