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  .......LIVE STREAMING AT SPOTLIGHT !.......
  You don't have to go to London to see some of the world's greatest theatrical productions as live streaming comes to Bridlington. Sit back in the comfort and friendly atmosphere of Spotlight and enjoy performances such as those listed below.[Click on titles for details]
   
Thursday 28th May [Encore Performance] Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw 7.00 pm National Theatre
Wednesday 10th June La Boheme by Puccini 7.15 pm Royal Opera House
Wednesday 1st July Carmen by Bizet 7.30 pm English National Opera
Sunday 5th July William Tell by Rossini 2.45 pm Royal Opera House
Thursday 16th July Everyman - Chiwetel Ejiofor is Everyman 7.00 pm National Theatre
Saturday 18th July Sunday 19th July [Encore] Andre Rieu's 2015 Maastricht Concert....... Tickets £18/£16 concessions* 7.00 pm [via satellite] .....3.00 pm [via satellite]
     
Thursday 17th Sept. [Recording] Aida from Sydney Harbour TBC Opera Australia
Thursday 8th October Friday 9th October [Encore] The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde with David Suchet as Lady Bracknell TBC Vaudeville Theatre
     
Thursday 15th October Hamlet- starring Benedict Cumberbatch 7.00 pm National Theatre
Tickets are £16 (£10 Under 16s)*, available.from Bridlington Blinds & Curtains, Bridge Street, Bridlington or 01262601006
 
 
  "Man and Superman" NT LIVE [ENCORE] Thursday 28th May 7.00 pm
Photo: Alastair Muir
Photo:Independent
 Ralph Fiennes stars as John Tanner in Bernard Shaw’s super-sized drama of ideas (“A comedy and a philosophy”), Man and Superman.
 
Mr. Whitefield has recently died, and his will indicates that his daughter Ann should be left in the care of two men, Roebuck Ramsden and Jack Tanner. Ramsden, a venerable old man, distrusts Jack Tanner, an eloquent man with revolutionary ideas.
 
In spite of what Ramsden says, Ann accepts Tanner as a guardian (in spite of the fact that Tanner doesn't want the position at all), and she defies Tanner's revolutionary beliefs with her own beliefs.
 
Tanner's dedication to anarchy is unable to disarm Ann's charm, and she ultimately persuades him to marry her, choosing him over her more persistent suitor, a young man named Octavius Robinson.
 
£16
 
 
  "April in Paris" Saturday 30th May 7.30 pm
Filled with raucous indelicate dialogue, April in Paris is a delicately wrought comedy about Al and Bet,a married couple who live a monochrome life.
 
Left half-broke by Al's continuing unemployment, the couple bicker about everything from having no hot water, to Al's uninspired black-and-white paintings, to Bet's obsession with magazine competitions.
 
When Bet finally wins one – the prize being a trip for two to Paris – there is the glimmer of romantic hope for a complete reversal of fortunes.Instead, it is in the slow gains, the addition of colour and the learning to be nice to one another again that gives this play its surprising, uplifting dénouement.
 
Written by John Godber, April in Paris was first performed by Hull Truck theatre Company in 1992, with the author and his wife playing Al and Bet respectively.
[A Reform Theatre production]
£9.50/£3 Children
 
 
  "Grease" 4th - 7th June 7.30 pm/6th & 7th 2.30 pm
It's California, 1959 and greaser Danny Zuko and Australian Sandy Olsson are in love. They spend time at the beach,and she is heartbroken when she has to return home but when they go back to school, what either of them don't know is that they both now attend Rydell High
 
Danny's the leader of the T-Birds, a group of black-jacket greasers while Sandy hangs with the Pink Ladies, a group of pink-wearing girls led by Rizzo.
 
When they clash at Rydell's first pep rally, Danny isn't the same Danny at the beach. They try to be like each other so they can be together.
 
Opening in February 1972, in New York, this entertaining musical includes 'Summer Nights', 'Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee', 'You're the one that I want' and 'Greased Lightnin'. [performed by the Northern Lights Youth Theatre Company]
 
£9.50/£7.50 Under 16s
 
 
  "Satin 'n' Steel" Saturday 20th June 7.30 pm
When karaoke singer, Teena White meets veteran club performer Vince Steel, both their lives are set to change.
 
Life on the northern variety circuit can be tough but with Teena onboard, Vince sees a chance to reignite his showbiz career..
 
Just as it seems as though the future looks good, though, a guilty secret threatens to burst the showbiz bubble for good.
 
Amanda Whittington's bitter sweet comedy explres a tender relationship played against a backdrop of classic and instantly recognisable songs including 'Daydream Believer', 'Time after Time','The wind beneath my wings', and ' Don't Go Breaking My Heart'..
 
£12.50/£9.00 Children
 
 
  "Vin Garbutt in Concert" Saturday 27th June 7.30 pm
Vin’s career has spanned over 40 years of constant world wide touring which must make him some kind of elder statesman of folk. His songs were inspired by the folk tradition at the beginning of his career, they still are but have transformed into gritty social comment and life observations. He is renowned for his hilarious intros but for him his song lyrics are the crux of his performance.
 
“It’s a true gift to be able to make us laugh and squirm at the same time, but Vin does both. He should be prescribed on the National Health.” English Folk Dance & Song Society.
 
“Every budding singer-songwriter please take note: attending a Vin Garbutt concert is now mandatory before your first public performance. Garbutt is the undisputed master of communicating with an audience.” Penguin Eggs magazine. Canada
 
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£12
 
 
  "Dazzle" 3/4/10/11 July 7.30 pm
Brought to you by Children's Theatre Group S.P.O.T.S, this inspirational show tells the story of Poppy Pringle who inherits a run-down seaside fun fair.
 
In a show packed with drama and humour, Poppy leads the colourful band of fairground children to save it from the bad guys and the bulldozers, and restore it to its former glory.
 
Murgatroyd Megarich and his side-kicks want to demolish the fun palace and turn it into an office block and shopping centre.
 
But, with exciting thrills and spills on the way, Poppy leads her fairground friends to victory – to save the Fun Palace and win the day.
 
£8.00/£5.00 Under 16s
 
 
 
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...........TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS ARE AVAILABLE ONE MONTH BEFORE THE PRODUCTION DATE............................
............FROM BRIDLINGTON BLINDS & CURTAINS, BRIDGE STREET,BRIDLINGTON OR 01262601006..........................
 
 
.Holmes and Watson - The Farewell Tour, 24th October
 
.Carlton Colliers 18th October (Badapple)
 
.Farmer Scrooge's (Yorkshire) Christmas Carol, 3rd December (Badapple)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

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