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Peter Pan. A Musical Adventure

Peter Pan. A Musical Adventure

11 December – 14 December

The award winning New Venture Players are excited to bring you this timeless tale about Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Based on J.M Barrie’s original play, this wonderful musical is perfect for the whole family so come and join Peter and the Darling family and fly with us to Neverland for adventures with the Lost Boys, Tiger Lily and or course, the dastardly Captain Hook!

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Upcoming Shows

The Greatest Christmas

The Greatest Christmas

15 December – 15 December

CentreStage Cymru and Sharon Higgins Academy’s Musical Theatre Group present their annual Christmas show, a real treat for all to get you in the mood for Christmas

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February

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

04 February – 08 February

Newport Playgoers Society present this play about the diary of young Anne Frank. Published long afterwards by her father, the only family survivor, it records the minutiae of twenty-five months that two Jewish families spent in hiding from the Gestapo in an Amsterdam warehouse attic. The constant secrecy, growing hunger and friction of living in'such cramped conditions could not dull Anne's vibrant personality or her passion for living.

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Gwent YFC Drama

Gwent YFC Drama

14 February – 15 February

Gwent Young Farmers present their annual Drama Competition

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Aladdin

Aladdin

18 February – 22 February

Newport Pantomime Society bring you half term fun for all the family. Come and meet the cast at the Saturday Matinee performance.

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Songs We Love To Sing

Songs We Love To Sing

28 February – 28 February

A Centrestage fundraising concert with songs from all genres

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March

Murder On The Nile

Murder On The Nile

03 March – 07 March

Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. Under scrutiny is a multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill. The tension and claustrophobia builds, as a shocking and audacious conspiracy is laid bare.

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Cats

Cats

18 March – 21 March

Young Venture Players are excited to bring one of the world’s best loved musicals to the Dolman stage. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, CATS is based on ‘Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot, the musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles. Filled with incredible numbers like Memory, Skimbleshanks The Railway Cat, Macavity The Mystery Cat and many more, this show is one for the whole family. This amateur production is by arrangement with The Musical Company Ltd. -

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April

My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should

02 April – 04 April

Newport Playgoers Invite Theatre Adhoc to perform My Mother Said I Never Should, by Charlotte Keatley. A bitter sweet story looking at four generations of women from the same family and their interactions with each other over a 70 year period. We meet each character at different stages of their life and come to understand how they made the decisions they did in the light of the age in which they were living. Resentment simmers under the surface between mother and daughter. It is the perfect storm for a thought provoking series of events that bring to light the destructive nature of lies and deceit. From the same team that brought you Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Adhoc present another classic and iconic play that is guaranteed to provide you with an evening of dynamic and engaging theatre.

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9 to 5 !

9 to 5 !

30 April – 02 May

9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women, Violet, Judy, and Doralee. They all work at Consolidated Industries, which is presided over by the sexist, lecherous, and pompous, Franklin Hart.

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May

Agnes of God

Agnes of God

12 May – 13 May

Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of a novice accused of murdering her newborn. Miriam Ruth, the Mother Superior, determinedly keeps young Agnes from the doctor, further arousing Livingstone’s suspicions. Who killed the infant, and who fathered the tiny victim?

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Tonto Evans

Tonto Evans

12 May – 16 May

Ray 'Tonto' Evans, ex-miner, country and western fanatic, given to dressing up as a Native American, feathered headdress and all, has come into money. He dreams of visiting the Wild West and eating beans by the campfire, but Mair, his long suffering wife of 30 years has other ideas.

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High School Musical

High School Musical

22 May – 23 May

Come and join the Mini Venture Players as they bring the smash hit movie musical to life on stage! We follow the story of Troy, Gabriella and the students of East High as they deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. This well loved show is a great family night out and you will love the infectious songs and dances!

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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

29 May – 30 May

The Sharon Higgins Musical Theatre Group present this junior version of the fabulous " Guys and Dolls" The story of a gambler who falls in love with a Salvation Army worker.

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June

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

16 June – 20 June

Vanity Fair is an English novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, which follows the lives of Becky Sharp and Emmy Sedley amid their friends and families during and after the Napoleonic Wars.

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