What’s On

Forthcoming Productions and Events at The Whitty Theatre

 

 

KIKI DEE & CARMELO LUGGERI

Fri 27 April at 8.00pm

For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience.

Tickets £19                               

FILM SCREENING: CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

Thu 3 May at 7.30pm

Wokingham Film Society

Certificate 15

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.

Tickets £6.50 (£4 members)         

SEUSSICAL JR.

Sun 6 May at 4.00pm & 7.00pm

Seussical, a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, is based on the works of Dr Seuss that debuted on Broadway in 2000. The play is an amalgamation of many of Seuss’s most famous children’s stories, with most of its plot being based on Horton Hears a Who!.

Tickets £12                                  

THE SMALL FAKERS: CONCERT TOUR

Fri 11 May at 8.00pm

Wokingham Music Club

Small Faces tribute band. The Small Fakers will rip through all the classics, album tracks and B-sides from ‘Whatcha Gonna Do About It’ to ‘Wham Bam Thank You Mam’!

This concert celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake.

“For those of you who never got to see the Small Faces live, this is as close as you’re gonna get!” – Stan Lane (Ronnie’s brother).

Tickets £15                                   

FILM SCREENING: BREATHE

Wed 16 May at 7.30pm

The Link Visiting Scheme

Certificate 12A

The film tells a true story you may not have come across before – the life of pioneering polio survivor Robin Cavendish. Mark Kermode’s Guardian review sums it up nicely – “Andy Serkis’ directorial debut is so full of laughter that one might easily forget its sombre subject matter.

Tickets £7                                   

DANCE SHOWCASE 2018

Sun 20 May at 3.00pm

Diane Murdoch School of Dance

The Reading-based dance school present a wonderful afternoon of dance, showcasing some of the best of their term’s work

Tickets £10                                   

FILM SCREENING: FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL

Thu 24 May at 7.30pm

Wokingham Film Society

Certificate 15

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Tickets £6.50 (£4 members)         

HAIRSPRAY JUNIOR

Sat 26 May at 5.00pm & 7.30pm, Sun 27 May at 2.00pm & 5.00pm

Berkshire Theatre School

 In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show.

Tickets £11                                   

DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY FILM SCREENING: SUMMER HOLIDAY

Wed 30 May at 1.30pm

Wokingham Film Society

Certificate U

To provide a comfortable and enjoyable experience for people with dementia there will be an interval and subdued lighting will be kept on during the film. Complimentary refreshments will be provided afterwards.

This event is presented in cooperation with members of the Wokingham Dementia Action Alliance.

Tickets £5                                       

ANTSY McCLAIN & THE TRAILER PARK TROUBADOURS

Fri 1 June 7.30pm

In association with the Rotary Satellite Club of Wokingham

All the way from Tennessee, USA, Antsy McClain creates an unforgettable night of music, theatre and storytelling; a creative force whose roots lie in songwriters like John Prine and Kris Kristofferson. He is one of those performers who can have you laughing hysterically and shedding a tear – often in the same song. 

A fundraiser concert supporting terminally-ill children and their families.

Tickets by emailing wokinghamrotary@icloud.com

VIOLIN EXTRAVAGANZA

Sat 9 June at 4.00pm & 7.30pm

Violin With Helen

Violin with Helen presents a ‘Violin Extravaganza’. Join our violinists for multimedia show of music, lighting, choreography, and a high standard of violin playing! The violin performers are students of Mrs Helen Hines, who directs the North Reading Suzuki Group (NRSG), and maintains her thriving teaching studio ‘Violin with Helen’ in Reading. The performers are members of the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain, regional youth orchestras, and the Royal College of Music.

Tickets £12 (£6)                               

THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Wed 27 – Fri 29 June 7.00pm

Luckley House School

Luckley House School present their very first full school production THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

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ALL OF THE STARS

Sun 1 July at 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Starlet Dance

Our little Starlets & Starlet Inspirations will be showcasing
its summer show with an entertaining hour of song & dance.

Our little Starlets are all aged 2.5-5 years old and will be dancing in styles of Ballet, Tap & Dance. Some of our older Starlets will also be performing. So come and join us for a fun & entertaining show and watch our Starlets take flight!

Tickets £12                                    

DO YOUR THING

Sun 8 July at 3.00pm & 6.00pm

Urban Stylez

The 2018 showcase from the award-winning Reading-based Street Dance company.

Tickets £7                                      

 

 

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