JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS is expected to finish at 9.35pm

Sat 24th February to Sat 2nd March at 7.30pm

 

Crompton Stage Society present

JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS

by Tom Wells

 

Recommended age is 14+

Barely Athletic are part of a four-team five-a-side football league which Viv, their bullish head coach, is desperate to win. Or if they can't win, at least they should try not to lose. Chucked out of the Lesbian Rovers for being too bossy, she desperately tries to instil some competitive spirit into the boys.

Problem is, Beardy Geoff is copping off with the opposition, Danny is nursing a painful secret, Luke only joined because he fancies Danny and Viv's brother-in-law Joe is trying to cope with his grief after losing his wife.

Together, they might just be able to claw back up from the bottom of league.

 

Tickets £10.00 on sale now.

Friday 8th March at 8.00pm

MOTHERSHIP Led Zeppelin Tribute

Described in Classic Rock Magazine as "... the most authentic-sounding Zeppelin tribute in the UK" return for over two hours of rock. 
Join us for Achilles Last Stand, Going to California, Since I've Been Loving You, Kashmir, Black Dog, Heartbreaker, Misty Mountain Hop and much more. Expect all the classics, but with one or two surprises thrown in, too! 
It might get loud!! 

Tickets £15.00 Tickets on sale now.

Saturday 9th March at 8.00pm

LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE GIRLS

Dig out your sparkles and dancing shoes, and indulge yourself for over two hours of music with the girls, as we celebrate the music of ABBA, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé, Blondie, LaBelle, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Shania Twain, Sister Sledge, The Bangles, Pink, Alanis Morisette, Lady Gaga and so much more! If you want to let your hair down, sing your heart out and leave feeling totally empowered, this is the show for you! 

Tickets £18.00 Tickets on sale now

Friday 15th March at 8.00pm

SHADOWING HANK with Justin Daish

 

 

Justin Daish is a professional guitarist and entertainer. He has appeared on television and radio, and has played alongside various members of The Shadows, including Bruce Welch, Jet Harris and Brian "Licorice" Locking.

 

This Ultimate Hank Marvin Experience features all of The Shadows' instrumental hits plus songs from their 50+ year careers, including some of the songs they recorded with Cliff Richard - just as they used to do in their live shows!

 

Justin's replication of Hank Marvin's playing style has often fooled people into thinking he is miming. He has perfected Marvin's movements and mannerisms, not to mention the famous Shadows steps! Charismatic and fun, taking you through the music of one of the most influential bands of all time and performed with an energy that has audiences clamouring for more, Justin's "Shadowing Hank" show is just like the real thing!
"I thought someone had put a Shads record on!" - Bruce Welch

 

"Justin Daish is a remarkably proficient guitarist... he not only sounds like Hank Marvin, but could almost be him on stage" - Guitar & Bass magazine

"Daish has captured Marvin's clean guitar sound and playing subtleties" - Stage magazine

 

"The best Hank Marvin look-alike lead guitarist" - Record Collector magazine

Tickets £16.00  Tickets on sale now

Saturday, 16th March at 7:30 pm

Playhouse 2 Youth Theatre presents

CHAOS
by Laura Lomas

Our youth theatre’s older students are performing Laura Lomas' play Chaos. The play is a symphony of dislocated and interconnected scenes. A series of characters search for meaning in a complicated and unstable world. Bouncing through physics, the cosmos, love and violence, they find order in the disorder of each other.
 
Written specifically for young people, the play formed part of the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival and was premiered by youth theatres across the UK.

Tickets:  £5.00

Sunday 17th March at 8.00pm

SNAKE DAVIS and GARETH MOULTON

Gareth Moulton - Singer Songwriter, Cutting Crew, Wang Chung, "Fly Half" the play and so much more. 

 

Together they convey true emotion captured by their audience. Playing songs that they love, some little known, some unexpected but always a performance that touches your heart.

Tickets £18.00  Tickets on sale now

Thursday 21st March at 1.00pm

Golden Oldies Cinema

 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (1973) 12A

 

Based on a concept album project written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, and the subsequent long-running Broadway performance, this film tells the story of the final 6 days in the life of Jesus Christ through the troubled eyes of Judas Iscariot. 

 

Tickets £5.00 inc refreshments

Monday 25th March to Friday 29th March at 7.45pm
Saturday 30th March at 2.45pm and 7.45pm
Sunday 31st March at 2.45pm.
(See below for teams performing each show)

Congress Players Present


SIX: TEEN EDITION

A full-length adaptation of Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss’ international phenomenon SIX, modified for performance by teen actors for family audiences.

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st-century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over.

The New York Times says SIX is “pure entertainment!” and the Evening Standard hails SIX as “the most uplifting new British musical I have ever had the privilege to watch.” 

This year Congress are very happy to support and raise funds for the worthwhile charity Papyrus - prevention of young suicide.

Team Yellow: 
Mon 25th, Weds 27th, Fri 29th and Saturday 30th matinee.
Team Purple:
Tues 26th, Thurs 28th, Sat 30th Evening and Sunday 31st matinee.

 

Tickets £18.00  Tickets on sale now

Thursday 17th April at 1.00pm

Golden Oldies Cinema

 

SOME LIKE IT HOT (1959) U

 

After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

 

 

 

Tickets £5.00 inc refreshments

Saturday 27th April to Saturday 4th May

 

Crompton Stage Society presents

 

ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS

by Richard Bean

 

In 1963 Brighton, out-of-work skiffle player Francis Henshall becomes separately employed by two men – Roscoe Crabbe, a gangster, and Stanley Stubbers, an upper class twit. Francis tries to keep the two from meeting, in order to avoid each of them learning that Francis is also working for someone else. Complicating events, Roscoe is really Rachel Crabbe in disguise, his twin sister. Roscoe had been killed by Rachel's boyfriend, who is none other than Stanley. Complicating it further still is local mobster Charlie the Duck, who has arranged his daughter Pauline's engagement to Roscoe despite her preference for over-the-top amateur actor Alan Dangle. Even further complications are prompted by several letters, a very heavy trunk, several unlucky audience volunteers, an extremely elderly waiter and Francis' pursuit of his two passions: Dolly (Charlie's feminist bookkeeper) and fish & chips.

 

Tickets £10.00 on sale 11th March

Friday 10th May at 8.00pm

WARDLE ANDERSON AT THE MOVIES

Get ready for a special evening at Shaw Playhouse 2: our Night at the Movies Concert! Imagine your favorite movie tunes played live by our amazing musicians. It’s like stepping into the movies but with a live soundtrack!
We’ve lined up all kinds of music from different movies, so there’s something for everyone. From the big, epic tunes to the romantic melodies and even the catchy songs you can’t get out of your head, we’ve got it all.
Whether you’re a movie buff or just love good music, this concert’s for you. Bring your friends and family for a night that mixes the best of movies and live music. Get your tickets now and get ready for an awesome time.

Tickets £10.00 Adult £5.00 Child  Tickets on sale 5th Feb

Saturday 11th May at 8.00pm

BURN – Deep Purple Tribute

BURN – Deep Purple Tribute, present over two hours a searing rock and roll from one of the greatest rock bands of the seventies. You can expect all the classics – Highway Star, Fireball, Space Truckin’, Woman from Tokyo – but also MkIII classics like Stormbringer, You Fool No One, What’s Going On Here, and, of course, BURN. This is a new show, but eagle-eyed members of the audience will recognise some familiar faces, since the band members are also MOTHERSHIP – the Led Zep tribute who’ve been on the circuit now for over a decade. We hope you’ll join us!

Tickets £14.00  Tickets on sale 8th March

Saturday 18th May at 8.00pm
 
Another Evening With KENNETH ALAN TAYLOR
 
Part Deux
Kenneth continues to take us through his journey with anecdotes and gossip. With a chance to ask questions.
So good last time - he's coming back!

 
Tickets £10.00 on sale 24th Feb

Sat 15th to Saturday 22nd June at 7.30pm

 

Crompton Stage Society presents

 

BERYL by Maxine Peake

 

Beryl, which celebrates the extraordinary sporting achievements of this inspirational cyclist, has been specially commissioned as an adaptation from Maxine Peake's acclaimed 2012 Radio 4 play and marks her stage-writing debut. 

It was 1954 when Beryl Charnock met keen cyclist Charlie Burton. In those days they cycled in clubs and once Beryl started she was smitten, not only with Charlie, but by the thrill and freedom found on two wheels. Beryl was better than good, she was the best, and she was determined to stay that way.

 

Tickets £10.00 on sale 13th May.

Friday 28th June at 8.00pm

THE SWING COMMANDERS

The Swing Commanders take well crafted songs from the thirties to the fifties, from American Songbook classics to Western Swing and Novelty songs, and overlay them with lush vocal harmonies and hot solos. The rhythms, varying from ballads to jive to quicksteps, are great for dances, theatre shows, and parties.

The Swing Commanders have appeared, often headlining, at most of the UK’s top Vintage and Country Music festivals. They are loved by fans of Jazz, Country, Swing and Blues, and find it easy to fill dancehalls with lindy hoppers, modern jivers, line, partner and social dancers. They play all over the UK, regularly tour Europe and when they can, cross the pond to visit the US!

The band members have a wealth of musical experience, from bar room to classical concert hall, as well as an understanding of dance and theatre. This results in a stage show that is technically precise and wildly entertaining. Everyone involved loves performing the music, and this shines through.

Tickets £12.00  Tickets on sale 15th April

Saturday 29th June at 8.00pm

 

CALDERDALE BIG BAND

 

CBB perform the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Ted Heath and more, through the 1930s, 40s, 50s through to the present day. Our extensive repertoire includes jazz standards, R'n'B, charleston, rock and roll, latin, dance and contemporary music.

 

Tickets £12.50 Tickets on sale 15th April

Sat 24th Feb to

Sat 2nd Mar 24

JUMPERS FOR

GOALPOSTS

By Tom Wells

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