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The pop-culture phenomenon about the legendary New York High School of the Performing Arts lives forever!
An unmistakable title from the unforgettable film and television franchise, Fame The Musicalinspired generations to fight for fame and light up the sky like a flame! The show follows the final class of New York City's celebrated High School for the Performing Arts from their admission in 1980 to their graduation in 1984. All of the struggles, fears and triumphs – from prejudice to substance abuse – are depicted as the young artists navigate the worlds of music, drama and dance.

A group of 10 strangers are lured to a remote island off the coast of Devon. Upon arrival it is discovered that their host, an eccentric millionaire, is missing… Stranded on the island by a torrential storm and haunted by an ancient nursery rhyme, one by one the guests begin to die… With only the fallen believed to be innocent who amongst them is the killer? Based on the best-selling mystery novel of all time, Agatha Christie’s own stage adaptation of this dark and captivating tale will thrill and enthral, as murder unfolds.

Becca and Howie Corbett are a happy suburban couple with everything they could want until a shocking and sudden event turns their world upside down and leaves them drifting perilously apart. David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, filled with distinctive wit and grace, charts the path from grief to its antidotes – love and hope.

Join Dick on his quest for fame and fortune as he travels from Gloucester to London to see if the streets really are paved with gold. It’s the beginning of an exciting adventure. Can Dick find love, can his faithful cat rid London of King Rat and his army of little rats, and will Dick’s dream of becoming Mayor of London ever come true? This year’s pantomime is packed with brilliant comedy, fun songs, an amazing set, dazzling costumes and magical special effects. Dick Whittington is an unmissable and enchanting tale of fame and fortune, heroes and villains, cats and rats full of fun for all the family!

Adapted from Marc Camoletti’s French farce, Sexe et Jalousie, this is a comedy of anticipated infidelity, cover-up and mistaken identity. Bernard discovers that his wife is having an affair with Robert. So he invites Robert and his wife to dinner. Add in a put-upon maid and a call-girl and the stage is set for an awkward, yet hilarious dinner party with complications galore!

St George’s Day. It’s the day of the Flintock Fair and the day Kennet and Avon Council want to see the back of Johnny ‘Rooster’ Byron for good. The new estate want the maverick local boy evicted, but Johnny has other plans. At his ramshackle caravan kingdom, the charismatic hellraiser entertains his band of ‘undesirable’ scallywags with outlandish tales, unbelievable antics and an ample supply of booze and drugs. Infamous for holding the most riotous parties this side of the Wiltshire border, Johnny is a hero to many but a villain to others. Pursued by the authorities, threatened by the local thug and reprimanded by his ex, Johnny is not a man to be beaten down.

Weller Martin and Fonsia Dorsey meet on the porch of their nursing home and strike up a friendship, with Weller teaching Fonsia how to play gin rummy. As they play, they share stories about the lives they led in the outside world. But when Fonsia wins every hand, Weller becomes increasingly frustrated, until their gin games and conversations become a battleground, with each player exposing the other’s failures, disappointments and insecurities.

Guys and Dolls is a fabulous musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and New York’s most infamous crap game manager. Set in Manhattan, Guys and Dolls tells of con-man Nathan Detroit’s efforts to find new life for his illegal, but notorious, crap game. Enter Sky Masterson, a high-rolling gambler willing to take on any honest bet with a high enough reward attached. Nathan bets Sky that he can’t take the “doll” of Nathan’s choosing to Havana, Cuba, with him on a date.