Category Archives: What’s on JULY

WHAT’S ON JULY: The Railway Children

E. Nesbit’s classic novel The Railway Children is brought thrillingly to life in a stunning new stage production.

This best-loved tale, made famous by the iconic 1970 movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins, delivers a compelling coming of age story and a fascinating insight into Edwardian rural life.
Complete with beautiful period costumes and ingenious designs, this new production promises an uplifting theatrical experience for all ages, packed with intrigue, adventure, joy and jubilation.

WHAT’S ON JULY: La Cage aux Folles at The King’s

A tour of a major new production of the West End and Broadway Award Winning Musical, La Cage Aux Folles will visit Glasgow this July.

With a Book by Harvey Fierstein and Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman this is a tale of unconditional love and family values, with a score that includes The Best of Times, Song on the Sand and the classic anthem I Am What I Am.

Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of La Cage aux Folles, live an idyllic existence in the heart of St Tropez. But behind the curtains, all may be about to change. Georges’ son Jean-Michel announces his engagement to the daughter of a notorious right-wing politician determined to close down the local colourful night-life. Jerry Herman’s musical, based on the French play of the same name, is the story of a flamboyant gay couple who must pretend to be straight for one night — with one of the men in drag — to dupe the conservative political family of their son’s fiancée. Drama and hilarity ensue when a meeting of the parents forces them to cover up their vibrant lifestyle.

JOHN PARTRIDGE is playing ‘Albin’ and ADRIAN ZMED is ‘Georges’. MARTI WEBB will play ‘Jacqueline’, friend to Albin  and Georges, and owner of the restaurant ‘Chez Jacqueline’. They will be joined by Dougie Carter as ‘Jean-Michele’, Samson Ajewole as ‘Jacob’, Su Douglas as ‘Marie/Madame Renaud’, Alexandra Robinson as ‘Anne’, Paul F Monaghan as ‘Dindon / Renaud’, and Jon De Ville as ‘Francis’. with Les Cagelles Jordan Livesey, Matthew Ives, Louie-George Daniels, Liam Paul Jennings, Micah Holmes and Richard Leavey. Completing the cast are Luke Byrne, Jane Quinn, and Rachel Cumino.


WHAT’S ON JULY: New Musical Wonderland comes to Glasgow

Having announced the first half of a UK tour earlier this year, the multi Grammy, Tony and Drama Desk Award-nominated Frank Wildhorn’sWonderland announces its second set of dates.

Following sold out seasons in Tampa, Texas and Tokyo, Wonderland debuts at the Edinburgh Playhouse from Friday 20 to Saturday 28 January 2017 ahead of an extensive UK tour coming to the King’s Theatre Glasgow from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 July 2017.

In addition to the previously announced dates, the second stage of the inaugural Wonderland UK tour takes in Wimbledon, Bristol, Aberdeen, Lowestoft, Brighton, Torquay, Liverpool, Dublin, Llandudno, Glasgow, Stoke, Milton Keynes and Cardiff, with further dates to be announced.

Hailed by the New York Times as “inspirational”, Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaption of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, with a huge heart, a medley of magic and a whole lot of wonder. Here a timely and touching story of love in all its forms, it’s an adventurous exploration of who we are, who we want to be and the power of everyday magic in our lives.

In the tradition of the best stage musicals, Wonderland boasts a catchy score full of songs from Frank Wildhorn, writer of pop hits including Whitney Houston’s ‘Where Do Broken Hearts Go?’ and theatre classics including ‘This is the Moment’ from his internationally acclaimed show, Jekyll & Hyde.

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