The Listings: Weeks 17-20

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Milton Jones is Out There

7th March, 8pm

The Grand

Award-winning comedian Milton Jones brings his new show to Lancaster. He’ll be putting his foot down and lifting the lid on the pedal bin of lies of the media, politics and his life so far.

Les Misérables (School Edition)

7th – 10th March

The Dukes

Lancaster’s joint grammar schools present a fresh, contemporary production of Schönberg and Boublil’s iconic masterpiece – Les Misérables.

LUTG Presents: Station 

10th-11th March

Jack Hylton Room

LUTG present their production of Andrew Ainscough’s play ‘Station’, written a number of years ago by a society member and now presented with a new director and cast.

Comedy Workshops with Jane Postlethwaite

10th March & 14th April

The Storey

Cumbrian comedian and writer Jane Postlethwaite is bringing her comedy writing workshops to The Storey in Lancaster for 2018. These comedy workshops are open to everyone who loves comedy, is interested in writing and performing or just wants to try something new!

Royal Opera House’s Carmen

11th March, 3pm

The Dukes

Presenting Barrie Kosky’s new, highly physical production of the opera classic ‘Carmen’ by Bizet. As one of the famous and most performed operas in history, this far-from-traditional version gives the opera a new voice.

10th Annual LUDanS Show: Decade of Dance

10th-11th March

LICA

LUDanS presents its 10th annual showcase, with everything from tap to street, ballet to contemporary. (You can reserve tickets by emailing ludansshowtickets@outlook.com)

Woke

14th March, 8pm

The Dukes

Rapper and World Record holding beatboxer Testament explores the twin juggernauts of Hip-Hop and feminism that are on a collision course. With a dose of wit, a knack for self-deprecation and a truck-load of honesty, Testament thinks he’s a right-on kind of guy.

LUTG Presents: Here    

12th – 14th March

Minor Hall

LUTG present their new production of an original play by Megan Stephens. In the aftermath of an attempted terrorist attack, ‘Here’ provides an intimate insight into the impact of one woman’s brave sacrifice.

The Troth/ Usne Kaha Tha

16th March, 7:30pm

The Dukes

Inspired by Film Noir and the era of black and white films, this production marks the centenaries of World War I with a physical dance work, fusing Indian Cinema, Hindu narratives and tales of love and war.

VETO’s Towers    

16th- 17th March

The Storey

VETO present Mike Narouei’s ‘Towers’, a dramatisation of the 102 minutes The North Tower stood after the plane struck the World Trade Center.

Oscar Wilde Season Live: Lady Windermere’s Fan  

20th March, 7:15

VUE Cinema

A new production of Oscar Wildes social comedy, Lady Windermere’s Fan, staged at the Vaudeville Theatre in Londons West End, starring Jennifer Saunders and directed by award-winning writer, actor and director Kathy Burke.

Frankenstein 

21st- 24th March

The Dukes

The Dukes Senior Young Actors this year celebrate the 200th anniversary of this iconic gothic novel. Tackling parental neglect, societal isolation and scientific responsibility, Nick Dear’s raw and visceral retelling of Mary Shelley’s classic will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Mountains  

22nd March- 7th April

Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

Based on Helen TSE’s bestselling novel Sweet Mandarin, this evocative new play by award-winning writer In-Sook Chappell, tells the extraordinary story of the woman behind the famous Manchester restaurant. A family held together with one lifeline- food.

IF Dance Festival

26th March, 10am

Great Hall

IF is a full day dance festival open to artists, healthcare professionals, researchers, students and anyone interested in the area of inclusive dance practice. This festival brings together a renowned range of practitioners and companies for a jam-packed day.

 

 

Easter Panto – Alice in Wonderland

26th March at 3pm and 7pm

The Grand

Lewis Carroll’s well-known story of Alice falling down the rabbit hole is now presented as this year’s Easter pantomime. Come along for a fun-filled family event, all-singing and all-dancing!