Preview: Brighton Theatres In December

by Hannah Booth

A quick guide to what’s showing in Brighton Theatres this Christmas.

Barn Theatre: Annie

9 Dec

The Southwick Players Present Annie the musical, with music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin, Book by Thomas Meehan.

Set in 1930’s during America’s depression, Annie, the orphan is determined to find her real parents. The Winner of the prestigious Tony Award for Best Musical, this show includes well known and popular songs such as: It’s The Hard-Knock Life and Tomorrow.

Don’t miss the all-new production of Annie.

Tickets: £10,£12

Theatre Royal: Spamalot

15 Dec to Sat 14 Jan

Starring Marcus Brigstocke as King Arthur and Todd Carty as Patsy, this infectiously funny musical is based on the well known comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Spamalot the musical tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

The show features a hilarious performance of the songs: Knights of the Round Table, He Is Not Dead Yet, Find Your Grail and Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. It also won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 2005.

Make sure you don’t miss The Knights of The Round Table in this comedy-musical at the Theatre Royal this Christmas.

Brighton Dome: The Nutcracker – A Happy Dream

22 Dec to 27 Dec

Director, Peter Schaufuss (Olivier Award-winning choreographer) brings a modern twist to the classical ballet story this Christmas at the theatre Royal.

Young Clara meets a handsome Nutcracker Prince who whisks her away to the land of dreams in Tchaikovsky’s festive classic. The twenty first century set and staging features modern day children toys and games. The multi award winning production of The Nutcracker is a magically festive delight
for families.

‘Schaufuss’s choreographic ability unfolds itself in a delicate blend of the traditional and the innovative.’ – Danish Jutland Post.

Tickets: £10, £16, £22, £25.50, £28.50
Children go half price on top three ticket prices.

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