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This month at the Epsom Playhouse

Another month choc full of entertainment (quite appropriate as Easter is coming up fast)!

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Music

Clare Teal and Her Trio
Thursday 5 March; 7.30pmTeal
As the hot bed of Teal creativity, award winning jazz vocalist and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal’s concerts with her Trio are constantly evolving and renowned across the country for their fabulous arrangements interspersed with Clare’s warm and witty storytelling.

The Roy Orbison Story
Friday 6 March; 7.30pm
The one and only Barry Steele is set to put the rock back into ‘The Big O’ as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in the West End production ‘The Roy Orbison Story’. Get ready for an upbeat night of solid gold hits and contemporary genius as Barry and a fabulous cast of musicians and singers, celebrate the late 80s when The Big O was on the cusp of a phenomenal return to super stardom.

Epsom Symphony Orchestra Present – This Sceptered Isle
Saturday 7 March; 7.30pm
This classical music concert features Elgar's epic 2nd Symphony as well as Vaughan Williams beautiful arrangement of Greensleeves and Walton's dramatic Spitfire Prelude and Fugue. Multi-award winning Michael Foyle is one of the UK's top young violinists who will be performing Delius' beguiling and sensuous Violin Concerto.

ELO Experience
Friday 13 March; 7.30pm
The legacy left by Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction – suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US top 40 hits than any other band on the planet! '10538 Overture', 'Evil Woman', 'Living Thing', 'Diary of Horace Wimp', Don't Bring me Down' and of course 'Mr Blue Sky' went on to become the soundtrack of generations.

Legend – Bob Marley
Saturday 14 March; 7.30pm
When you think Reggae, there is only one name that comes to your mind. Legend, the music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating this musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza. Combining his superb, distinctive vocals with flawless musicianship, and a supremely talented cast.

Bye Bye BabyBoys
Saturday 28 March; 7.30pm
Bye Bye Baby are a jaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon ‘Jersey Boys’ and the timeless, iconic music of ‘Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons’. Incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto complete with energetic and stylish choreography ensures that Bye Bye Baby is a show that will make it a night remember! Includes 31 of Valli’s greatest hits including Sherry, December ’63 (Oh What a Night), Grease, Can’t Take My Eyes off You, Beggin’, Working My Way Back to You, and many more!

Epsom and Ewell Schools Music Festival
Tuesday 31 March and Wednesday 1 April; 5pm
This music festival has been organised by the Borough Opportunities which is a part of the Collaborative Learning Teaching School Alliance. It is a fantastic opportunity to see children from the Epsom and Ewell schools showcase their singing talents.

Magic of the Beatles
Thursday 2 April; 7.30pm
This highly acclaimed show is currently touring worldwide appearing at various theatres, festivals and corporate events and picking up thousands of rave reviews from Beatles fans and music critics along the way! The two hour spectacular features all of the classic songs of the fab four from 'Love Me Do' to 'Let It Be'.


ComedyPat

Patrick Monahan: Started From the Bottom, Now I’m Here
Saturday 7 March; 8pm
Smart and funny observations on a new found, middle class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots.

Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties
Thursday 12 March; 8pm
Following a stint on TV in shows such as The Mash ReportLive at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Geoff Norcott’s unique brand of provocative stand-up is hitting the road again, where he will be Taking Liberties.


Family

Shrek the Musical
Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 March; 7.30pm (Saturday 21 March; 1pm and 6pm)
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Epsom Players brings the fairy-tale to life in this all-singing, all-dancing, visually-spectacular musical comedy. With all-new songs, and an old favourite in "I'm a Believer", this spectacular musical presents a treasure trove of adventure, laughter, romance and fun for the whole family.

The Sooty Showsooty
Sunday 22 March; 11am and 2.30pm
Direct from their hit TV series, Sooty, Sweep and Soo (and Richard Cadell) will amaze you with impossible tricks and side splitting jokes! Be astounded at Sooty's flying car, Soo’s singing unicorn and Sweep’s levitating sausage! With special guests circus star Michael Jordan and the ultraviolet specialties of Fantasie de la Nuit. A spectacular treat for the whole family – including a chance to meet Richard and Sooty after the show

 

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