This month at the Epsom Playhouse
The Sound of Music
Wednesday 9 October and Saturday 12 October; 7.30pm
Hinchley Manor Operatic Society present the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical family favorate. When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain’s immediate service in their navy. This remains the most popular musicals of all time.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tuesday 15 October – Saturday 19 October; 7.30pm
Epsom Light Opera Company present the biblical story of Jesus in the final days leading up to his crucifixion. Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the musical has no spoken dialogue and is considered a modern rock-opera. Loosely based on the Gospels, Superstar focuses on the personal conflicts between Jesus, his disciples, the people of Israel and the leadership of Rome.
Sunday 20 October; 7.30pm
This is a tribute to the music of the Rubettes. Featuring original lead vocalist Alan Williams. 70’s Icons the Rubettes broke onto the scene in 1974 with their worldwide number one hit ‘Sugar Baby Love’ followed in the ensuing years by a further 14 International hits including ‘Tonight’ ‘Juke Box Jive’ ‘I Can Do It’ and ‘Baby I know’.
UK Pink Floyd Experience
Wednesday 23 October; 7.30pm
Featuring eight top flight musicians and a world class crew, this concert-based production authentically recreates the atmosphere of a Pink Floyd live performance, including impressive video projection on a large circular screen and a stunning light show.
Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael
Thursday 24 October; 7.30pm
Direct from London’s West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar that is George Michael.
Friday 25 October; 7.30pm
Europe’s leading ABBA tribute, Abbamania continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage. Abbamania is a sensational two hour show featuring record breaking and timeless hits from ‘Waterloo’ to ‘Dancing Queen’ which will have you dancing in the aisles.
Vienna – Classic and Romantic
Saturday 26 October; 7.30pm
Epsom Symphony Orchestra present
Consecration of the House Overture Beethoven
Rosamunde – Entr’acte no. 3 Schubert
Piano Concerto no. 24 in C Minor Mozart
Symphony no.1 Brahms
Once Upon a Princess
Monday 28 October; 12pm and 4pm
The ultimate pop princess party Once upon a Princess is heading out on the road for its first ever UK tour. This smash-hit glittering production features all your favourite fairytale princesses, plus a soundtrack of top pop hits and movie musical classics that will have the whole audience singing and dancing.
Carole – The Music of Carole King
Tuesday 29 October; 8pm
Featuring not only songs from the Carole King songbook but also songs that were written and recorded by some of the greatest artists and songwriting partnerships and iconic artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Drifters, The Shirelles, The Monkees, The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Dusty Springfield, Little Eva, Herman’s Hermits and James Taylor. This incredible journey through the music that defined an era will have you on your feet and dancing in the aisles.
Islands in the Stream
Wednesday 30 October; 7.30pm
Celebrating the Queen and King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit including: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the Country and smash hit Islands in the Stream.
We Love Little Mix – The Ultimate Little Mix Party
Thursday 31 October; 2.30pm
If you love Little Mix you are going to just L.O.V.E this show! Featuring four fantastic singers and dancers who really capture the look, the sound and all the dance moves of one of the UK’s best loved Girl-Bands.
Close Up Magic
Saturday 26 October; 7.30pm
Close Up Magic is one of the most impressive forms of the art and this unique format showcases some of the best and most skillful exponents. Audiences get to experience the magic in an informal, close up setting, often taking part themselves and witnessing the impossible from only inches away.
Sunday 27 October; 3pm
You’ve seen it on television and now you can see it live when All Star Superslam Wrestling returns to The Epsom Playhouse with an extravaganza of high-flying action that will feature all of your favourites! Why not come along and boo the villains or cheer for your heroes, as some of the country’s top ring stars clash in a two hour action-packed spectacle that will have you on the edge of your seats!