NEWS: Eastwood Park Theatre Announces Line Up For First Half of 2019
Eastwood Park Theatre has lined up a series of top shows for the first half of 2019, bringing a wide variety of performances, including music and comedy, dance and drama and plenty for the kids.
Highlights include a new ‘romcom’, starring River City’s James Mackenzie to mark the Burns’ weekend, comedy shows including Glasgow International Comedy Festival’s family-friendly comedian James Campbell as well as Des McLean, Gary Little and Raymond Mearns.
No theatre season would be complete without a touch of drama – the world premiere of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four will come for two nights in April, while The Electrifying Mr Johnston from Mull Theatre Company presents the story of one of Scotland’s unsung heroes and features an informal script-in-hand reading of a new play, giving the audience the chance to be part of the creative process along the way.
There are top tribute nights on the bill featuring some of the biggest names in music including Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen and Status Quo, as well as The Travelling Wilburys.
Kids will also be able to catch the fantastic There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly during the February weekend, The MacDougalls’ Safari Adventure and Little Top, allowing the little ones to experience the magic of circus up close in May.
Anthony McReavy from East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure said: “There really is something for everyone in our forthcoming season at Eastwood Park Theatre.
“Make a date for a comedy night out – we have top Scottish comedians including Gary Little and Des McLean getting together for one great comedy night out and we have The Odyssey comedy coming to Clarkston Hall in May from the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons.
“Music fans are in for a treat too as we host the UK’s no.1 swing and jive band, The Jive Aces as well as some great tribute nights. You can also catch music by Scottish musician Mairi Campbell as she presents Auld Lang Syne, with live music, animation and movement.
“As always, we have plenty lined up for children including Little Gift, which is told with exquisite puppetry, original music and lots of heart from multi-award winning M6 theatre.
“Last but not least, we’re bringing back some big films to the big screen with a Grease Sing-A-Long, The Sound of Music and Paddington 2 all part of our line up.”
Find out more and book online now at: www.eastwoodparktheatre.co.uk or call the box office on 0141 577 4956