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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

12 December – 15 December

Christmas fun with New Venture Players. This musical is based on the story by Charles Dickens.

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Wicked Christmas

Wicked Christmas

16 December – 16 December

Centrestage Cymru present their Christmas Spectacular

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January

Death in High Heels

Death in High Heels

15 January – 19 January

Newport Playgoers Society present this mystery / thriller by Richard Harris

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February

Gwent YFC Ents

Gwent YFC Ents

01 February – 02 February

Gwent YFC Entertainment Competition.

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Table 5

Table 5

12 February – 16 February

Newport Playgoers Society present Table 5 written by Kevin Myers

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Lovestruck

Lovestruck

22 February – 22 February

“The Magor Amateur Dramatic Theatre Company have been operating in South Wales for over 30 years, previously known as The Magor Players. With a history in comedy, farce and pantomimehere for one night only The MAD Theatre Company present 3 comedy / drama shorts taking a retrospective look at relationships over the last century. Introducing Peas by David Tristram, 2 blind-daters are thrown together by an inexperienced internet dating agency. This modern odd couple get to know each other and consider whetherthey could have a future together. This is followed by a reimagining of Alice Gerstenberg’s Overtones, a stylish drama where two civilised women enjoy tea and cakes whilst their sub-conscious minds are personified on stage, interfering and fighting over oneman and money. The finale culminates with the classic tale and tribulations of courtship with Anton Chekhov’s The Proposal. An elderly farmer is eager to see his grown daughter married to a local neighbour, but will the local affairs stand in the way?” Peas by David Tristram performed by arrangement with Samuel French.

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

26 February – 02 March

Newport Pantomime Society present The magical story of Peter Pan. Pantomime fun for all the family. Meet the cast at the saturday matinee!!

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March

Chicago

Chicago

21 March – 23 March

Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star Velma’s serving time for killing her husband and sister after finding the two in bed together.

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Footloose

Footloose

28 March – 30 March

Join the award winning Young Venture Players as they raise the roof with their exciting performance of Footloose the Musical! We follow the story of Ren who has moved from Chicago to a small farming town with his mother, and his shock when he discovers the local preacher has banned all dancing and rock music! Trouble follows when the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren and her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren's reputation, with many of the locals quick to assume the worst about the new kid.

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April

Death of A Salesman

Death of A Salesman

09 April – 13 April

Newport Playgoers Society present this award winning play by Arthur Miller. Death of a Salesman chronicles the last days in the life of Willy Loman who in his early sixties finds his sales -and his mind - slipping.

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May

Annie

Annie

01 May – 04 May

Centrestage Cymru present this family favourite.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

14 May – 18 May

In this fast-paced adaptation of Jane Austen’s timeless love story, lively and witty Elizabeth Bennet captures the heart of proud, reserved Mr Darcy. But the course of their love does not run smoothly in this romantic comedy featuring some of literature’s most popular characters.

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Seussical Jnr

Seussical Jnr

24 May – 25 May

ome and join the talented Mini Venture Players as they bring to life all of your favourite Dr. Seuss characters in this fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty The Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos. Horton must protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, and he must also guard an abandoned egg that's been left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. It is a journey that will take them from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus and although Horton faces ridicule, danger and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. A beautiful story where the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant!

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Doctor Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle

31 May – 01 June

Musical fun for all the family with Sharon Higgins Musical Theatre Group

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June

Things We Do For Love

Things We Do For Love

11 June – 15 June

Newport Playgoers Society present this comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Things We Do for Love stages the goings-on of three levels of the same building simultaneously. Nikki and her fiancé, Hamish, move into the upstairs flat of her best-friend Barbara’s place. Hamish and Barbara’s immediate hostility to each other masks deeper feelings. Meanwhile, in the basement the lodger, Gilbert, is making a shrine of his own hidden love.

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Made In Dagenham

Made In Dagenham

20 June – 22 June

New Venture Players are proud to present this new British musical comedy which is inspired by a true story and based on the hit movie, Made in Dagenham. The time is Essex, 1968. Like millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to school and get to work at the factory on time. But life is about to change forever when it’s announced that the girls in the stitching room of Ford’s Dagenham car plant will have their pay grade dropped to ‘unskilled’. Rita leads her friends in a battle against the might of Ford and the corruption of the Union supposed to protect them. This touching story shows how ordinary people can do extraordinary things when they stand together and fight for what is right!

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