Marine Market November

vintage market

 

This November the Marine Theatre hosts a special vintage market in our main auditorium. Entry is free, and you can expect a hand-picked selection of the region’s best craftsmen and artisans. There are glass makers, painters, jewelers and many more. Come along and get the Christmas shopping started.

 

Doors 11 – 3

Free Entry

Ayesha Hazarika: State of the Nation| Friday 5th May

Ayesha

 

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On stage 8pm

Full price: £14.00 in advance

Concessions; £12.00 in advance

+£1 on the door

 

State of the Nation:

Politics, power and how we lost the plot

Ayesha Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the Labour Party as a Special Adviser working for Gordon Brown, Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband.

 Since leaving front line politics she’s become a much sought after commentator writing for the FT, Guardian, Evening Standard, New Statesman and Grazia.

 

Ayesha has also returned to her stand-up roots. Her one-woman show ‘Tales from the Pink Bus’ was a sell-out hit at the 2016 Edinburgh festival and she’s been in huge demand on TV and radio recently starring as a guest on Matt Forde’s Unspun for Dave. Further credits include regular appearances on Good Morning Britain (ITV), Sky Papers (Sky News), The Andrew Marr Show (BBC1), Newsnight (BBC2), The Agenda (ITV) and The Today Programme (BBC Radio4).

 

Ayesha lifts the lid on what life’s really like behind the scenes at Westminster with brutal honesty and humour and asks what’s next for British politics.

 

‘The State of the Nation’ is one of the best things to come out of British politics in a long time.

 

“Hazarika’s return to stand up is also public service, never less than entertaining”
The Guardian

 

“Insightful, humorous and at times simply ‘hide behind the sofa’ stuff” ★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter

 

“Patently super smart and extremely eloquent, she offers an intriguing insight” The Herald

Lyme Regis Musical Society present: Thoroughly Modern Millie| 9th-13th May

TMM

Tuesday – £12  U16’s   £6   Wednesday – Saturday £15 U16’s £10

7.30pm nightly

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Set in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of Millie Dillmount from Kansas who comes to New York in search of a new life for herself. Her grand plan is to find a job as a secretary for a wealthy man and then marry him. However, her plan goes completely awry. The owner of her dingy hotel kidnaps young girls to sell to the Far East; her wealthy boss is slow in proposing marriage; and the man she actually falls in love with doesn’t have a dime to his name – or so he tells her. Filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a dragon-lady audiences will love to hate, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a perfectly constructed evening of madcap merriment. From explosive tap numbers to a Fred and Ginger routine on a window ledge!

 

Othello| Monday 15th May

Othello

 

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7.30pm

 

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Full price: £12.00

Concessions; £11.00

Schools: £8.00 (from our Box Office not online only)

Running time: 2hours (approx) with interval

SISATA present Shakespeare’s Othello

Adapted and Directed by Charmaine K Parkin

A radical re-imagining of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Set against a backdrop of the 1980s, Hip Hop culture and inspired by the life and work of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Dorset born SISATA present Shakespeare’s Othello in a bold, bright and brilliant explosion of a performance, giving you a feast for all your senses.

In a fast-paced telling of jealousy, love and ambition, four actors play multiple roles in this masterful debate on the human condition.

SISATA’s mission is to bring engaging and interactive performances of classic stories accessibly to modern audiences, highlighting the timeless issues that are presented.

Bursting with energy and sincerity, in true SISATA style, there will still be laughter and song to tie together this extraordinary play.

Juno Theatre Female Playwriting : Scratch Night |Wednesday 17th May

Juno

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7.30pm

 

Full price: £6.00

Concessions: £5.00

WOMEN ARE FUNNY CREATURES TOO

Women laugh a lot. They laugh at others, they laugh with others and they laugh at themselves. The Scratch Night is a great opportunity to see the talents of eight women writers whose work is performed by local actors. Juno Theatre is proud to present their work at the Marine Theatre.

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The Zoots: Sounds of the 60s| Friday 19th May

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On stage 8pm
Full price: £15.00 + £1 on the door
Concessions; £13.00 + £1 on the door
Running time: 90 mins (approx) plus interval

THE ZOOTS are here with the Sounds of the Sixties!

“The ZOOTS are impossible not to like” – The Stage

Experience THE Sixties show that’s wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the Palladium to Old Trafford – with the spectacular sounds of THE ZOOTS!

THE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the ’60s beats that everybody loves – with legendary numbers by The Beatles, The Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, Elvis and dozens more of your favourite artists. Feel the groove that’s thrilling audiences of stage and screen, in more than 30 countries! Discover why national critics call THE ZOOTS “impressive”, “authentic”, and “impossible not to like”

“The ZOOTS are impossible not to like” – The Stage

“What an amazing night!” – Stamford Corn Exchange

“The ZOOTS are fantastic” – The Beacon Theatre

“ The type of band we have always been looking for “ – Eastbourne Bandstand

Zoots

Every Brilliant Thing| Wednesday 24th May

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8pm

Full price: £12.00

Concessions; £11.00

Under 26s: £6.00 (from Box Office only)

Running time: 60mins (approx) 

PAINES PLOUGH presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING

The worldwide smash hit is back on tour.

You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy.

You make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.

Everything worth living for:

  1. Ice cream
  2. Water fights
  3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV
  4. The colour yellow
  5. Things with stripes
  6. Rollercoasters
  7. People falling over

A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love.

Based on true and untrue stories.

“Heart-wrenching, hilarious…possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.”
★★★★ The Guardian

“Dual interest in joy and sorrow… a perfect balance.”
★★★★ The Independent

“Absurdly cherishable…fantastically likeable.”
★★★★ The Sunday Times

LYME REGIS JAZZ & BLUES WEEKEND | Friday 26th-Monday 29th May

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LYME REGIS JAZZ & BLUES WEEKEND

THE JIVE ACES with AMY BAKER  – Friday 26 May

Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2 hours (approx)

Tickets: £18 seated/£15 standing

UK’s No1 swing and jive group, The Jive Aces, have an international reputation for delivering a spectacular high energy stage show guaranteed to get you on your feet – or dancing in your seat! From swinging originals to R&B classics, this sextet, and the vocal talents of Amy Baker, promises a night of infectious musical mayhem and rollicking good fun.

RUBY TURNER  – Saturday 27 May

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Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2 hours (approx)

Tickets: £25 (all seated)

Ruby Turner, Britain’s very own R&B queen, best known for her work with the Jools Holland R&B Orchestra, is simply one of the best female singers in Britain today – combining the vocal power of Janis Joplin with the gospel soul of Aretha Franklin. This is a rare opportunity to hear Ruby perform with her own band. A musical treat from a musical powerhouse.

 

SWING UNLIMITED ALL STARS BIG BAND – Sunday 28 May

Doors open: 4pm

Onstage : 4.30pm

Running time: 90 mins (approx)

Tickets: £12 (all seated)

The Swing Unlimited All Stars Big Band brings the music of Count Basie bang up to date in their new show, The Count Basie Project, featuring old favourites and new arrangements and originals never performed before. In this hugely exciting, exhilarating and entertaining show, the All Stars swing for all they’re worth to deliver big band bliss.

 

WILLE & THE BANDITS  – Sunday 28 May

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Doors open: 7.30pm

Onstage : 8pm

Running time: 2.5 hours (approx)

Tickets: £14 (seated)/£12 (standing)

The blues-bending band from Cornwall is one of the best live acts in the country, having played with Deep Purple, Joe Bonamassa and Status Quo. This three piece combo fuses the spirit of Jimi Hendrix with the Delta blues, mixing slide guitar, gritty vocals and pulsating beats to create a unique exhilarating British blues sound. Supported by Adam Sweet.

 

 

 

 

According to Arthur| Wednesday 31 May

Arthur

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Half Term Performance

Full price: £8.00

Concessions: £6.00

Wednesday 31st 2pm

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Running time: 45mins (approx) plus ‘meet the actors’

This Half Term PaddleBoat Theatre Company present their nationally acclaimed, heart-warming, family show: According to Arthur
Meet Arthur – an old man who lives all alone in his attic. He never ventures into the outside world; instead he spends all of his time with his only friend – the moon.
But now, Arthur needs your help! One dark night, the clouds cover the sky and the moon is nowhere to be seen. Without his friend, Arthur’s life suddenly feels empty, and he feels more alone than ever before.
PaddleBoat Theatre Company invite you to bring your unbounded imagination as together we try to help Arthur find the moon again – with your help, who knows what else he might discover outside his front door…
Perfect for some Half Term Holiday Fun & suitable for ages 4+

MOZART & SALIERI Opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov| Saturday 3rd June

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7.30pm

Full Price: £18.00

Concessions: £16.00

Under 25s: £10.00 (from Box Office only)

Running time: 55 mins and 45 mins (approx) plus interval

 

“Villainy and genius can never be compatible?“

The opera follows the apocryphal legend that Antonio Salieri poisoned his rival and fellow composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart out of jealousy over his talent. Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) used the short story Mozart and Salieri by Alexander Pushkin as libretto, which also inspired Peter Shaffer’s famous stage play and film Amadeus.

Rimsky-Korsakov’s rarely performed two-hander is a character study, it is a close-up of Salieri and his tormented mind. He’s not just the villain in this story, we see a generous man committed to the art who praises Mozart’s work, but is torn between admiration for his fellow composer and his own jealousy.

In a new English translation and staged by an award-winning team, this original and innovative production will captivate its audience, making us witnesses, if not conspirators, of Salieri’s plan to poison Mozart.

A night in Vienna

The second half of the evening will show a new programme “A Night in Vienna”, a Mozart Medley with arias and duets from Mozarts most-loved operas such as Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte and The Magic Flute.

Sung in English and accompanied by piano.

Age suitability: 12+

Presented by Time Zone Theatre

www.timezonetheatre.com

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England