13/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
The Rocky Horror Show
Theatre Royal, New Road, Brighton
Thursday December 13-Saturday January 5, 5.30pm, 8pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm
Richard O’Brien’s musical masterpiece The Rocky Horror Show tells the story of Brad and his fiancée Janet, two squeaky clean college kids who meet Dr Frank’n’Furter by chance when their car breaks down outside his house whilst on their way to visit their former college professor. It is an adventure they’ll never forget, with frothy fun, frivolity, frolics and of course, those famous frocks. This thrilling show bursts at the seams with classics including Sweet Transvestite, Science Fiction/Double Feature, Damn It Janet and the pelvic thrusting Time Warp.
Phone 0844 871 7650 or visit atgtickets.com.
The King & I: From the London Palladium (12A)
Connaught Theatre, Union Place, Worthing
Sunday December 16, 2.45pm
Tickets £14.50 and £15.50/senior, student and child under 14 £13.50 and £14.50
The multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I is recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium. Kelli O’Hara, who plays Anna, takes to the stage alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe, who plays the king, and Ruthie Ann Miles as Lady Thiang. Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. The scores includes Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You and Shall We Dance, and features a company of more than 50 world-class performers.
Phone 01903 206206 or visit worthingtheatres.co.uk.
16/12/2018 - 17/12/2018
The War of the Worlds - Alive on Stage
Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton
Sunday and Monday December 16 and 17, 6.30pm
Tickets from £46
Jeff Wayne’s musical version of The War of the Worlds – Alive on Stage is celebrating its 40th anniversary on tour, including these two performances at the Brighton Centre. Jeff Wayne returns to the podium to conduct the nine-piece Black Smoke Band and 36- piece ULLAdubULLA strings, while Liam Neeson retains his role in 3D holography as The Journalist. Based on H G Wells’s dark Victorian tale, it boasts a stellar cast including actor and singer Jason Donovan, West End actress Carrie Hope Fletcher, actor Adam Garcia, singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner, Inglorious frontman Nathan James and actress Anna-Marie Wayne. This immersive experience features the iconic three-tonne 35ft tall Martian fighting machine firing real heat rays at the audience and a 100ft wide Animation Wall with two hours of cutting-edge CGI.
Phone 0844 847 1515 or visit brightoncentre.co.uk.
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