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Goodnight Mr Tom

Goodnight Mr Tom

17 October – 21 October

Newport Playgoers Society present this poignant story about a shy and quiet World War II evacuee who is housed by a disgruntled old man, and they soon develop a close bond.

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Sister Act

Sister Act

25 October – 28 October

Raise your voice! the habits are on their way to the Dolman Stage! Following the outstanding success of 42nd Street CentreStage Cymru bring you the Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy Sister Act . With dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, Sister Act is the funniest and funkiest musical around. Sister Act tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. Book now as this one will sell fast!

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November

Musicals and Memories

Musicals and Memories

04 November – 04 November

KP Productions present an evening of musical entertainment

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Lorna Pearson T42

Lorna Pearson T42

07 November – 07 November

An Afternoon of Laughter with the Welsh Pam Ayres. Refreshments included.

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The Trial of Edward Byfleet

The Trial of Edward Byfleet

08 November – 11 November

The Trial of Edward Byfleet, written by Mark Hardwidge. Directed by yours Jes Hynes, this is a great tale which asks a lot of questions and answers some of them, in some very dark ways. Not suitable for children, this is a wonderfully thought provoking play and it would be a pleasure to see you there - please note, seating is limited so get your tickets early.

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The Gingerbread Lady

The Gingerbread Lady

14 November – 18 November

The Gingerbread Lady is a dark drama with comic overtones centering on Evy Meara, a cabaret singer whose career, marriage, and health all have been destroyed by alcohol.

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The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

23 November – 25 November

Newport Operatic Society present a christmas concert for all the family. Price includes a glass of Mulled Wine

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The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

30 November – 02 December

The Wedding Singer is a musical with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy. It is based on the 1998 film of the same name. The musical revolves around Robbie, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fiancée, and his romance with a new love, Julia.

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December

The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

07 December – 09 December

Dolman Theatre Works Present the classic tale The Wind in The Willows. The Adventures of Badger, Rat, Mole and Toad of Toad Hall

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BIG

BIG

13 December – 16 December

Young Venture Players present a Christmas musical for all the family, based on the hit motion picture starring Tom Hanks. Josh Baskin is sick of being an awkward kid. At a Christmas fair, he makes a wish to the Zoltar machine to become ‘Big’ and to his shock, his wish is granted. After an awkward beginning, Josh is forced to do ‘adult’ things like getting a job and a girlfriend! However, he soon discovers there is much more to being an adult than he's bargained for. So, with the help of his best friend Billy, Josh sets out to reverse his wish but he needs to find the Christmas Fair where it all began. The clock is ticking...will Josh make it home in time for Christmas?

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Steps into Christmas

Steps into Christmas

17 December – 17 December

Centrestage Cymru presents their Christmas Spectacular

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January

Neville

Neville's Island

16 January – 20 January

Neville's Island is a fast-talking, fast action comedy telling the story of four middle aged businessmen, sent on a team building exercise in England's Lake District,

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February

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

13 February – 17 February

Period murder mystery based on Agatha Christie's novel. Ten strangers find themselves cut off from civilisation on an isolated rock off the Devon coast.

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March

Neverwhere

Neverwhere

08 March – 10 March

Neil Gaiman's Urban Fantasy performed by Playgoers New Generation

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April

Crown Matrimonial

Crown Matrimonial

10 April – 14 April

Crown Matrimonial is a gripping drama, focusing on the crisis which faces the nation when Edward VIII declares his deep love for the divorced American socialite, Wallis Simpson. Unswayed by the prospect of public scandal, family upheaval and even abdication, he is insistent that he marries the woman he loves.

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Top Hat

Top Hat

25 April – 28 April

Top Hat brings the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time. Packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits including, Cheek to Cheek, Top Hat, White Tie & Tails, Let’s Face the Music & Dance and Puttin’ on the Ritz, Top Hat tells the story of Broadway sensation Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont. An uplifting and hilarious romantic comedy celebrating 1930s song, style and romance, Top Hat dazzles with over 200 beautiful costumes, breathtaking dance and a love story that will set the pulse racing!

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May

Strictly Murder

Strictly Murder

08 May – 12 May

An English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in Provence in idyllic isolation, far, it seems, from the rumblings of the coming war. Their peace is shattered from within when Suzy discovers she has been betrayed:

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June

On The Razzle

On The Razzle

12 June – 16 June

Two Grocer's assistants escape to Vienna on a spree when their master goes off on a binge with a new mistress.

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