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June Monday 4th - Monday 16th July 10.15am - 1.15pm

Act V at The Headgate


Act V is a fun group for older adults to explore the creative arts in a relaxed environment.

Each week the group takes part in workshops ranging from movement to singing, modern and traditional drama, improvisation and some surprises.

Activities are held in our fully accessible dance studio.

Sessions take place on Monday mornings during school term times.

If you wish to book a parking space or select individual dates call our box office 01206 366000

Cost: June 4th to July 16th total to be paid in advance £56
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June Wednesday 27th - Saturday 30th at 7.45pm Saturday Matinée 2.30pm

Our House  by  Tim Firth with music by Madness

Mad Hatter Productions


Have you ever wondered how one decision will affect the course of the rest of your life? Joe Casey's life is split in two when he has to decide which path to choose; good or bad? Featuring a collection of Madness hits including Baggy Trousers, It Must Be Love and, of course, Our House!

Contains mild strong language and adult themes

Tickets: £12, £10 (conc)
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July Sunday 1st at 1.30pm and 3pm

Literature Luvvies!  by  Louisa-marie Hunt

DOT Productions


Annual Summer show featuring, Plays, Sketches written by the cast and Songs all based on famous Literature, from DOT Productions Youth Groups.

Tickets: £8
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July Monday 2nd - Tuesday 3rd

An Evening of Clairvoyance

Ronnie Buckingham


Ronnie's aim is to reconnect members of the audience with friends and loved ones in the spirit world, and to pass on what they want to say. Often the communication includes snippets of information that although seemingly trivial to most of the audience, are highly significant to the recipient. Sceptical? Come along and make up your own mind.

Tickets: £15
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July Friday 6th - Saturday 7th

Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits  by  Craig Hawes

KATS


Open Sesame! Discover a treasure-trove of fun and laughter as witty writer Craig Hawes gives the timeless tale a twist in this mystical musical comedy! So, slip on your sandals for some sandy silliness as we take a thrilling carpet ride with Ali Baba and his crazy camel on an amazing Arabian adventure!

Tickets: £9, £7 (conc)
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July Wednesday 18th - Sunday 22nd at 7.45, Saturday and Sunday Matinées 2.30pm

My Fair Lady  by  Lerner and F. Loewe

Platform Musicals and Plays


Don't miss this chance of seeing 'My Fair Lady' at the Headgate Theatre produced by Platform Musicals and Plays a group renowned for producing good quality shows. This was a show hailed by the Daily Mail as "a show against which all others will be measured", and the Daily Telegraph as "probably the greatest musical of all time". With music you love and a show that leaves you smiling for days, book your tickets early to save any disappointment.

Tickets: £15
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July Monday 23rd - Saturday 28th at 8pm

Headless Chickens - It's a scream!

Stapled to a Chicken


They've risen from the grave and stitched together a horror comedy show to slash their way into your hearts. But don't be scared, it's frightfully funny and Stapled to a Chicken will leave you screaming...with laughter. Come and see dead people, after all we don't bite.

Warning: may offend.

Tickets: £11
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August Monday 13th - Friday 17th from 9.30am to 4.30pm

School of Rock - Performance Workshop

Headgate Workshops in conjunction with Polka Dot


Our summer workshop for 8-16 year olds is inspired by the show still running in the West End. There will be opportunity to develop and enhance performance skills and also limited places open for 14-16 year olds interested in the technical aspects of theatre. There will be a free presentation for an invited audience on the last day.

For more information please call the box office on 01206 366000 for details.

Full workshop cost £100. Technical skills charge to be advised


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August Friday 31st at 7.30pm

A Woman of No Importance  by  Oscar Wilde

DOT Productions


Comic melodrama and social scandal bubble away in this classic Oscar Wilde satire. Lady Hunstanton's house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However, once Gerald's mother makes an appearance, his future is suddenly uncertain. Should Mrs Arbuthnot tell her son the truth she has hidden all these years?

Tickets: £12
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September Wednesday 19th - Saturday 22nd at 7.30

SHOUT! The Mod Musical

Brightlingsea Musical Theatre Group


A musical celebration of the Swinging Sixties

Tickets: £13
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