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JUL 08 -JAN 09 Public booking opens Thu 19 Jun 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com


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West Side Story 16 - 27 Sep

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Glyndebourne on Tour 18 - 22 Nov

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My Brilliant Divorce 27 - 30 Aug

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Carousel 13 - 18 Oct

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NBT Nutcracker 25 - 29 Nov

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Boogie Pete Live 28 - 30 Aug

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Evita 29 Sep - 11 Oct

Peter Pan

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Community Events

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Coming Soon

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One Night Shows

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MKCO

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Participate!

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MK Gallery

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Friends

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Corporate Members

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Booking Information

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt 5 23 - 25 Oct

Woman in Black 20 - 25 Oct

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Our House 1 - 6 Sep

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Flashdance 27 Oct - 1 Nov

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The Circle 9 - 13 Sep

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RSC Romeo & Juliet 4 - 8 Nov

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Noises Off 10 - 15 Nov

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This season, Milton Keynes Theatre celebrates its ninth birthday, and we’re looking forward to enjoying another year of the phenomenal success that marks the theatre’s reputation as a centre of excellence. With 420 performances presented annually, MK is definitely at the centre of the theatrical map in the United Kingdom. Throughout these past nine years we have been committed to bringing you the very best in live arts and entertainment. We also thrive in providing opportunities for local people to get involved – in 2007 we worked with 4041 people in MK on education and community projects. Elizabeth Adlington Chief Executive

Our Autumn season brings you a wide variety of shows. For families the highlight will be our magical pantomime Peter Pan starring the legendary Henry Winkler as the booable Captain Hook. Playgoers will be able to see the RSC’s brand new production of Romeo & Juliet, musical lovers will be thrilled by Britain’s most popular soprano Lesley Garrett in Carousel, and for opera aficionados, there’s another successful return visit of Glyndebourne on Tour. You can also enjoy our many services including pre-ordering interval drinks and programmes and why not sample our new range of Fairtrade wine, coffee and snacks. I very much value your comments and feedback on all aspects of your visit to Milton Keynes Theatre, you can now email me on elizabethadlingtonmkt@theambassadors.com. I look forward to welcoming you soon.

AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP Milton Keynes Theatre is operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), currently the largest theatre group in the West End and separately, the second largest in the UK regions, with a total of 23 venues. ATG currently owns and operates 10 high profile West End Theatres: the Comedy, Donmar Warehouse, Duke of York’s, Fortune, Phoenix, Playhouse, Piccadilly, Savoy and Trafalgar Studios. ATG’s regional theatres include The Ambassadors, Woking; Theatre Royal Brighton; Victoria Hall and Regent Theatre in Stokeon-Trent; Milton Keynes Theatre; Churchill Theatre, Bromley; Richmond Theatre; King’s and Theatre Royal in Glasgow and New Wimbledon Theatre. Current and recent ATG successes in London include Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig, Elling, Guys and Dolls and The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

Image: Northern Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker

All You Need Is Love 29 Jul - 2 Aug


A FAB CELEBRATION OF THE SWINGING 60s!

‘As irresistible as a chocolate truffle’ The Mail on Sunday

My Divorce Beatlemania is Back! Direct from New York, the ultimate musical celebration of the swinging 60s comes to Milton Keynes for one week only. Get set to party as All You Need is Love goes on a magical mystery tour to the 1960s, where peace, love and flower power ruled the day. Boasting a cast of fabulous dancers and singers and some of the greatest hits from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Sonny and Cher, The Monkees, Mamas and Papas and many more! Book now for the smash-hit 60s show that is guaranteed to have you ‘twisting and shouting’ all the way home! Tue 29 Jul - Sat 2 Aug Tue - Fri eves 7.30pm Sat 4pm & 8pm

Starring Dillie

Keane

When Angela Lipsky’s husband has a mid-life crisis and a mid-European affair, she finds herself adrift in a sea of shifty solicitors, a disapproving mother, a series of helpline counsellors and Christmas all on her own. Bizarre dates, suspect purchases, a near reconciliation with the ex, then a singles ‘away weekend’ in the Welsh Hills brings about a surprise meeting and maybe some hope. Starring as Angela is award-winning comedienne Dillie Keane, best known as a founding member of the comedy cabaret trio Fascinating Aïda and for her role in Grumpy Old Women. Wed 27 - Sat 30 Aug Wed - Sat eves 7.30pm Thu & Sat mats 4pm G S Details page 30

G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £7.50 off, Wed £3 off price bands S, A, B & C 4

MKT Friends Wed £7.50 off, Thu mat (concs only) £5 off, Thu eve £3 off price bands S, A, B & C

SUMMER HOLIDAY TREAT!

FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY

Starring

Pete Hillier Are you ready to Boogie with Pete from CBeebies Boogie Beebies? The much-loved Pete Hillier will take to the stage this summer with his new show Boogie Pete Live! Join Pete as he shows you some moves, some magic and some silliness in this fun packed show! Come and join in with all your favourite songs and dances including Go Go Mango, Hey Monkey, Ocean Motion and many many more.

‘A children’s television presenter at his best’

Adapted from the picture book written by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury We’re going to the theatre We’re going to see A Bear Hunt What a beautiful play! We’re not scared... The ever popular Smarties Book Prize winner We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to life on stage with a versatile lively score. Look out for the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud-fight. What a surprise awaits you in the cave on the other side of the dark forest!

‘Absolutely enchanting’ BBC Radio Bristol

Daily Express Thu 23 - Sat 25 Oct Thu & Fri 10.30am & 1.30pm Sat 10.30am & 12.30pm

Thu 28 - Sat 30 Aug Thu & Fri 10.30am & 12pm Sat 10.30am, 12pm & 2pm Family Ticket £32 for 4 tickets (Conditions apply, not available for all performances)

For children aged 3 and above. Running time: Approx. 55 mins.

Family Ticket £35 for 4 tickets (conditions apply, not available on all performances). G Details page 30 5


AWARD - WINNING SMASH HIT MUSICAL DIRECT FROM THE WEST END

BANNER AN ELEGANT AND ENTERTAINING COMEDY Chichester Festival Theatre and Duncan C Weldon present

TheCircle By Somerset

Maugham

starring Susan

Hampshire

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Steve Brookstein Gwyneth Strong Our House didn’t just win the Olivier Award for Best New Musical, it was an instant smash hit, winning hearts in London’s West End. A touching tale of life and love, heartbreak and comedy, right and wrong, Our House is the irresistibly brilliant musical starring original X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein and Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses), bursting with non-stop classic hits from everyone’s favourite 80s pop group, Madness. Sixteen today, in love for the first time – the world is really changing for the young Joe Casey. But on this fateful night he doesn’t realise quite how much. Our House features more than 15 Madness hits including My Girl, Wings Of A Dove, Baggy Trousers, House Of Fun, Driving In My Car and of course, the all-time joyous classic It Must Be Love. This hilarious, touchingly romantic and emotionally-charged musical is written by Calendar Girls’ Tim Firth, and directed by Lord of the Rings’ Matthew Warchus, with high-octane choreography by Billy Elliot’s Peter Darling.

‘Brilliant entertainment’ The Telegraph 6

‘It would be utter Madness to miss it’ Evening Standard

‘Stunning and brilliant’ The Sun

Mon 1 - Sat 6 Sep Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon £7.50 off, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

With Somerset Maugham’s characteristically shrewd understanding of human nature, The Circle is an elegant and entertaining social satire that explores the conflict between romance and responsibility. Dorset, 1921, Lady Kitty (Susan Hampshire) abandons her husband and young son to run away with politician Lord Porteous. Thirty years later Kitty returns from exile in Italy for a family reunion and though worn down by age she still clings to her glamorous past. After discovering her daughter-in-law Elizabeth is tempted to embark on a similar affair, events turn full circle, leaving Kitty to decide whether or not to encourage the elopement. Susan Hampshire’s acclaimed theatre credits include The King and I, Relative Values and Lady in the Van.

Tue 9 - Sat 13 Sep Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm TalkBack Post-show talk Tue G S Details page 30

MKT Friends Tue £7.50 off, Wed mat (concs only £5 off, Wed eve £3 off, price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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MAJOR INTERNATIONAL HIT MUSICAL DIRECT FROM SELL- OUT SUCCESS IN PARIS, BEIJING & SADLER’S WELLS

THE TIMELESS MUSICAL WITH A BRITISH NATIONAL TREASURE

‘A musical landmark’ The Guardian

‘This imperishable masterpiece of musical theatre is as powerful, pertinent and poignant as ever’ Daily Mail

‘Lesley Garrett is a singing whirlwind’

‘This still remarkable musical achieves a truly tragic grandeur’

BBC Music Magazine Featuring the hit songs:

Daily Telegraph

The Carousel Waltz, If I Loved You,You’ll Never Walk Alone

Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins Book by Arthur Laurents Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Entire original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins

‘Something is coming. Something good. And it’s going to be great.’ The moment the curtain rose on Broadway in the 50s, musical theatre was at once changed forever. Packed with unforgettable songs including Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America, One Hand One Heart and I Feel Pretty, West Side Story remains even today, 50 years on, a theatrical landmark. Groundbreaking choreography by the legendary Jerome Robbins and a subsequent movie version that went on to win an incredible 10 Academy Awards (including Best Picture) further cemented the reputation of this undoubted masterpiece. Now this brand new vibrant stage production, made to commemorate the show’s 50th anniversary and performed by a knock-out ensemble cast, is thrilling audiences across the world all over again. Book now! 8

Tue 16 - Sat 27 Sep Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm, Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm, Thu 18 mat 2.30pm Audio described perf Tue 23 Sep 7.30pm Sign interpreted perf Tue 23 Sep 7.30pm G Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue 16 & Mon 22 £5 off, Wed mats (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

PRIOR TO THE WEST END Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel is a timeless and powerful musical fable of love, passion and redemption. The story of two star-crossed lovers - Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny man and Julie Jordan, a millworker - Carousel travels from the rocky shores of Maine to Heaven itself. Its remarkable tale is set to a ravishing score - the composer Rodgers’ personal favorite - that includes The Carousel Waltz, If I Loved You, June is Bustin’ Out All Over, and a song that has its own unique connection to the British public, You’ll Never Walk Alone. In this brand new production by award winning director, Lindsay Posner, Lesley Garrett, CBE, Britain’s most popular soprano, who recently lifted the roof at the London Palladium as the Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music plays the pivotal role of Nettie. Lesley is joined by Jeremiah James, an established musical actor who is best known as a member of the internationally renowned recording group, Teatro, as Billy Bigelow and by Alexandra Silber, who was most recently at the Savoy Theatre in London in the award winning production of Fiddler on the Roof, as Julie Jordan.

Spectacular choreography by Adam Cooper

Mon 13 - Sat 18 Oct Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm G Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon £5 off, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £3 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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MULTI AWARD-WINNING HIT MUSICAL

TIM RICE AND ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S MASTERPIECE THE THEATRICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR!

‘There has never been a musical as dramatically exciting as Evita’ Time Out

‘A tremendous piece of musical theatre’ Metro Featuring the hit songs:

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Louise Dearman, Seamus Cullen & Mark Heenehan With a clutch of more than 20 major awards, including the Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, this truly legendary smash hit show comes to Milton Keynes for two weeks only. New West End star Louise Dearman brings the extraordinary role of Eva Peron to life, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. The production follows Eva’s rise to sainthood – telling the story of the enormous wealth and power she gained, to become the beloved Evita. Louise has wowed audiences in Guys and Dolls, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Grease and Kiss Me, Kate. Performing the role of Che is popular finalist Seamus Cullen from BBC TV’s Any Dream Will Do, and Mark Heenehan fulfils the role of Juan Peron. Don’t miss this powerful and compelling production, which promises to be the theatrical event of the year!

‘This show really is a total triumph’ Daily Mail

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Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night Of A Thousand Stars, Another Suitcase In Another Hall, Oh What A Circus, You Must Love Me and many more

Mon 29 Sep - Sat 11 Oct Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon 29 Sep £5 off, Wed mats (concs only) £3 off, Mon 6 Oct £5 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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‘A truly nerve-shredding experience’ WHAT A FEELING!FLASH

Daily Mail

‘The audience were jumping out of their seats’ The Observer

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Bruno Langley Coronation Street

‘Imaginative and hideously real’ The Times

Bernie Nolan The Bill, Brookside

Noel Sullivan Hear’Say

Over three million people have lived to tell the tale of The Woman in Black, one of the most exciting, gripping and successful theatre events ever staged. A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a ‘Woman in Black’, engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul. It all begins innocently enough, but then, as they reach further into his darkest memories, they find themselves caught up in a world of eerie marshes and moaning winds. The borders between make believe and reality begin to blur and the flesh begins to creep. Unanimously acclaimed by the critics, Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best selling novel, combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. It is a formula that provides audiences with an evening of unremitting drama as they are transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. 12

Mon 20 - Sat 25 Oct Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed mat 2.30pm, Sat mat 4pm Participate! See page 26 for details G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon 2 for 1, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

Sparks will fly this autumn as the World Premiere production Show of Flashdance – The Musical explodes onto the stage in Milton Keynes starring Bruno Langley (Coronation Street), Bernie Nolan (The Bill, Brookside), Noel Sullivan (Hear’Say) and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as Alex. Set in Pittsburgh, USA, Flashdance tells the story of 18 year old Alex, a welder by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night, whose dream is to obtain a place at the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy. It’s an unmistakably unique musical about holding onto your dreams and love against all the odds. The show features an iconic score including the smash hit Maniac, along with Manhunt, Gloria, I Love Rock & Roll and the Academy Award winning title track Flashdance - What a Feeling. Full of pulsating raw energy and breathtaking choreography by Arlene Phillips (Strictly Come Dancing, Grease, Starlight Express, Saturday Night Fever) Flashdance – The Musical takes your passion and makes it happen!

and Victoria Hamilton-Barritt as Alex Mon 27 Oct - Sat 1 Nov Mon -Thu eves 7.30pm Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon £5 off, Tue £3 off, Fri early (concs only) £3 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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WORLDWIDE SMASH HIT COMEDY IS HOTTEST TICKET IN TOWN!

SHAKESPEARE’S ICONIC LOVE STORY

‘Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love’

‘The funniest comedy ever written’ New York Time Out

‘If you haven’t seen it, go. If you have, go again’

*Limited availability. Conditions apply.

Daily Express

ROMEO AND JULIET

by William Shakespeare

In a society dominated by religion and bound by ties of strict family loyalty, two teenagers are trapped by their secret love. As a dangerous vendetta spills onto the streets and knives are drawn, the young lovers are forced to deceive their family and friends, risking all to be together. This bold theatrical staging combines an ensemble of 30 actors and musicians with some of the most hot-blooded poetry ever written. Presented by the world famous Royal Shakespeare Company, this production of Shakespeare’s enduringly popular Romeo and Juliet reunites director Neil Bartlett and designer Kandis Cook, the creative team behind the RSC’s recent acclaimed production of Twelfth Night. 14

Tue 4 - Sat 8 Nov Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm

By

Michael Frayn

STAGETEXT Captioned performance Wed 5 Nov 2.30pm

Original production by the National Theatre

Touch Tours Thu 6 Nov 6pm

Over a million people have wept with laughter at Michael Frayn’s sharp and witty multi-award winning comedy so don’t miss the chance to get your hands on the hottest ticket in town!

Audio described perf Thu 6 Nov 7.30pm TalkBack Post-show talk Thu 6 Nov Participate! See page 26 for details G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £7.50 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off, Wed eve £3 off price bands S, A, B & C

Noises Off is a glorious comic romp, which offers two plays for the price of one! Whilst the traditional British comedy Nothing On is being performed, a real life charade unfolds backstage during the show’s final rehearsal and the ensuing disastrous tour. Watch as the actors make their exits from one play, only to find themselves making entrances into the other - and back again. Noises Off is one of the funniest nights you’ll spend at the theatre, about the theatre.

‘Leaves you high with happiness and physically weak with laughter. Brilliantly written, beautifully acted, technically ingenious. A comic masterpiece’

‘Inspired lunacy and sublime slapstick’ The Mail on Sunday

STAR CAST TO BE ANNOUNCED

Mon 10 - Sat 15 Nov Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon 2 for 1, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C

The Daily Telegraph MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

‘Michael Frayn’s masterpiece raises the roof’ Daily Express

Photographs from a previous production

MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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‘GLYNDEBOURNE ON TOUR A YOUTHFUL AND VIBRANT JOURNEY’

The Independent

MESMERISING BALLET

‘Traditional as sugar mice, candy canes and chocolate money, Northern Ballet Theatre’s new production should be a Christmas favourite for years to come’

‘Glyndebourne mounts productions that are musically and dramatically flawless’ The Guardian

Yorkshire Post

GLYNDEBOURNE o n To u r

THE MAGIC FLUTE by Mozart

CARMEN by Bizet

HÄNSEL UND GRETEL by Humperdinck One of the world’s finest opera companies returns to Milton Keynes with three exceptional productions, which offer a stunning variety of theatrical and musical styles. Audiences can be guaranteed the first-class quality of operatic performance that Glyndebourne on Tour is renowned for. The Tour opens with Adrian Noble’s brilliant realisation of Mozart’s masterpiece, The Magic Flute. Bizet’s extraordinary, passionate score of Carmen, recognised as one of the greatest operas of all time, returns to the Tour. These classic revivals are complemented by a new production of Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, direct from Glyndebourne’s renowned summer festival. 16

Photos Mike Hoban

Tue 18 - Sat 22 Nov 7.15pm The Magic Flute Tue & Fri Carmen Wed & Sat Hänsel und Gretel Thu TalkBack Pre-show talks 6.15 - 6.45pm Free. Tickets limited please book in advance. Carmen Wed Hänsel und Gretel Thu The Magic Flute Fri 2 Opera Offer Book full price Band A tickets for Hänsel und Gretel and receive Band A tickets for The Magic Flute or Carmen at Band B price. G Details page 30 MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

Music by Tchaikovsky Enter the enchanting world of The Nutcracker as Northern Ballet Theatre bring their magic to the world’s best-loved ballet. This famous ballet takes place on Christmas Eve, when a mysterious Nutcracker doll leads Clara on a fantastical journey through exotic lands. Join Clara and her handsome prince as they meet the beautiful Sugar Plum Fairy, battle with the wicked Mouse King and dance through a magical land of snowflakes. Beautiful classical dancing, colourful costumes and spectacular sets bring Clara’s adventures vividly to life, whilst the Northern Ballet Theatre Orchestra plays Tchaikovsky’s famous score including The Waltz of the Flowers and The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Having charmed audiences and critics alike when it premiered in 2007, Northern Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is guaranteed to leave you and your family with a warm glow this Christmas.

‘A Christmas cracker by a star company’ Sunday Express

Photos Bill Cooper

Tue 25 - Sat 29 Nov Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Thu & Sat mats 2.30pm TalkBack Pre-show talk Thu 6.30 - 7pm Free to ticket holders Participate! See page 26 for details G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £5 off, Wed £3 off, Thu mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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THE PERFECT ADVENTURE FOR KIDS AND ADULTS WHO NEVER GREW UP!

Henry Winkler as Captain Hook

Andy Ford as Smee

‘Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning’ Grab a magical sprinkling of fairy dust and fly away to Neverland this Christmas as we bring the magnificent and swashbuckling adventure of Peter Pan to Milton Keynes Theatre. With stunning special effects, amazing flying, and dazzling sets, we are also delighted to announce that film and TV legend Henry Winkler will be heading up the crew of dastardly pirates as the villainous Captain Hook. Starring alongside Henry will be the hilarious comedian Andy Ford (Royal Variety Performance) as Smee. So hook your tickets now, as Peter Pan is the perfect festive treat for all the family.

‘Henry Winkler delivers a brilliant booable star turn as Captain Hook’ The Stage

‘Thumbs up for Henry Winkler’s charismatic pantomime villain’ Evening Standard Discounts apply on performances in red

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Participate! See p26 MKT Friends Discount Fri 5 Dec, Mon 8 Dec & Mon 5 Jan 7pm, 2 for 1 on price bands S - C.

Schools

£11 per ticket (free teacher’s ticket on every 10 students booked). £9.50 per ticket for Upper Circle seats, Jan only.

■ Groups 60+ £18, 40+ £19, 20+ £20

▲ Uniform Groups of 10+ £12 per ticket on price bands B - E on marked perfs only. For full details on all groups and schools enquiries please contact the Groups Hotline on 01908 547609.

Early Bird Discount Pay for your tickets before Fri 26 Sep and receive an extra £1 off per ticket. Only applies to performances in red. (Does not include MKT Friends discount).

★ Family Ticket £74 for 4 tickets (max 2 adults) price bands S - B.

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Supporting the Theatres for Theatres Appeal in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital www.gosh.org ©2007 Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Registered charity no 235825

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COMING SOON NOW BOOKING!

Community Events

Milton Keynes Theatre places itself at the heart of our community. We are committed to working alongside local people and organisations to increase the cultural life of MK. If you are interested in hiring the theatre please contact our General Manager John Young on 01908 547500. We are delighted to present the following programme for Autumn 2008. Milton Keynes Music Service present

Diwali Celebrations Sun 2 Nov 3.30pm Milton Keynes Hindu Association present another glittering celebration for the start of the new Hindu year. Filled with spectacular displays of dance, music, and song don’t miss this inspirational festival of light. MK Chorale, Danesborough Chorus and MK City Orchestra present

Gala Concert

A Child of Our Time & Four Last Songs

Sat 28 Jun 7.30pm

Sun 23 Nov 7.30pm

A spectacular evening of music making by the best of Milton Keynes’ young musicians. The concert features performances from Stephen Swartz’s Children of Eden, Secondary School Choirs, a 75-piece symphony orchestra, professional violinist Celia Waterhouse, dancers from a local performing arts school and much, much more.

Conductor Stuart Dunlop Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs is a glowing

and tender reflection on the compass of life itself. In contrast, Sir Michael Tippett’s oratorio A Child of Our Time blazes with a ferocity born of utter conviction. Join us for an evening of life and transfiguration. The Chinese State Circus is the undisputed master of martial arts. This action packed spectacular combines the agility and precision of the world’s greatest acrobats, including the exquisite grace of the Wu-Shu flying warriors and the spine-tingling sounds of the infamous Peking Opera. Bursting with high adrenalin acts and thrilling special effects this is electrifying entertainment for the whole family. Tue 27 Jan - Sun 1 Feb Tue & Thu 7.30pm Wed & Fri 5pm & 8pm Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm Sun 2pm & 5pm Family Ticket £70 for 4 tickets (max 2 adults) Conditions apply. G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £5 off, Wed early (concs only) £5 off, Wed eve £3 off, price bands S, A, B & C

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Following the huge success of Swan Lake On Ice, The Imperial Ice Stars return with Cinderella On Ice - part of an international tour boasting special effects, lavish sets, glorious costumes and electrifying skating. Starring 23 Olympic, world, national and European Championship skaters, the Imperial Ice Stars are renowned for their unique brand of innovative skating and storytelling as they continue to break new ground in ice dancing with daring feats never seen before, all performed in the intimacy of an ice rink on a theatre stage. Tue 3 - Sat 7 Feb Tue - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed, Thu & Sat mats 2.30pm Family Ticket £90 (max 2 adults). Conditions apply. G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £5 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off, Wed eve £3 off price bands S, A, B & C 21


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Dance Consortium presents

‘Tutu much is never enough’ Sunday Times

‘One of the country’s most impressive ballet companies’ Chicago Review

Marti Pellow stars in

A BRAND NEW MUSICAL starring

David Essex

Set against the backdrop of a travelling funfair and packed with hilarious crafty cons and plenty of rock ’n’ roll, All the Fun of the Fair is a brand new, action-packed musical written by Boogie Nights creator Jon Conway. Inspired by David Essex’s debut album, this roller-coaster ride is underscored by a helter-skelter of hits such as Winter’s Tale, Hold Me Close, Gonna Make You A Star, Me and My Girl (Nightclubbing), Silver Dream Machine and Rock On. So roll on up and get your tickets now for this beautiful, modern musical love story with a heartbreaking twist. Mon 9 - Sat 14 Feb Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm G Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon £5 off, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C 22

The Witches of Eastwick is a bewitching musical based on the Warner Brothers motion picture starring Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer and Cher. When three desperate housewives in small town America wish for the man of their dreams they get far more than they bargain for! The Witches of Eastwick is set to be the hottest ticket of 2009. Book now and come over to the dark side! Mon 23 - Sat 28 Feb Mon - Sat eves 7.30pm Wed & Sat mats 2.30pm Signed perf Sat mat G Details page 30 MKT Friends Mon £5 off, Tue £3 off, Wed mat (concs only) £5 off price bands S, A, B & C

Funny and inspiring, this phenomenally talented international company of male dancers present ballet as you have never seen it before. Wowing audiences and critics alike, this brilliant company arrive in Milton Keynes for one week only. Combining an extraordinary love for dance, astonishing artistic integrity, and a love of entertaining, The Trocks’ comic mastery is unparalleled. A fabulous fusion of beefcake and ballerina, this testosterone troupe strut their sassy stuff through a mixed bill designed to tickle the palate of ballet enthusiasts and novices alike. Be amused and amazed as the all-male divas of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo pirouette and prance with infectious passion, incredible stamina and virtuoso skill. It’s joyous, glitzy and totally captivating. One thing’s guaranteed, parody or pirouette, the Trocks will knock your socks off with their exceptional mix of fun and fancy footwork. Winner of the 2006 Critics Circle National Award for Outstanding Repertoire (Classical) www.WorldWideDanceUK.com

Tue 3 & Wed 4 Mar 7.30pm TalkBack Post-show talk Tue G S Details page 30 MKT Friends Tue £5 off, Wed £3 off price bands S, A, B & C MKT Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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COMING SOON NOW BOOKING!

ONE NIGHT SHOWS

MILTON KEYNES CITY ORCHESTRA

‘Big quote, big quote, big quote, big quote’ Attribution

An Audience with

Sally Morgan The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart

The Elixir of Love by Donizetti

Salome by Richard Strauss All performances have English surtitles above the stage

Following on from her very own TV series, Sally Morgan comes to Milton Keynes Theatre for one night only. Rated as one of the world’s top mediums, Sally’s reputation has been built from her close relationships with many high profile celebrities.

The High Sheriff’s Concert

Classic Foundations

Sun 7 Sep 7.30pm

Sun 26 Apr 7.30pm

Join WNO’s world-class Chorus and Orchestra and a powerful cast of soloists for an outstanding season of opera.

Principal Conductor Sian Edwards

Principal Conductor Hilary Davan Wetton

Soloist Craig Greene

New to opera? Visit fresh2opera.co.uk Listen to music clips online at wno.org.uk

Verdi Overture Nabucco Beethoven Piano Concerto no.3, Op.37 in C minor Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 5, Op.64 in E minor

Haydn Symphony no. 101, in D major ‘The Clock’ Mozart Piano Concerto (tbc) O’Neill Pastorale Mendelssohn Symphony no. 4, Op.40, in A major ‘Italian’

Tue 31 Mar - Sat 4 Apr The Marriage of Figaro Tue & Fri 7pm Salome Wed 8pm The Elixir of Love Thu & Sat 7.15pm TalkBack Pre-show talks Tue 5.15pm & 6pm Wed 6.15pm & 7pm Participate! See page 26 Opera Offer Book any seat for Salome and receive band A seats for either The Elixir of Love or Figaro for band B price. 24

Sun 27 Jul* 7.30pm

A Night at the Movies Fri 22 Aug 6pm & 8pm Don’t miss this year’s must see Summer Blockbuster! See how film has inspired dancers from across our region as they present MKT Raw's annual dance show. With 1 multi award-winning artistic director, 3 highly skilled Street, Jazz and Contemporary choreographers and 75 dancers aged 13 - 19yrs, this actionpacked presentation is set to impress. Grab your popcorn, take your seats and prepare for A Night at the Movies.

*Change of date

Premiere Pictures Fri 23 Jan 7.30pm Principal Conductor Sian Edwards Soloist Alexandra Wood Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel: Prelude Wood Violin Concerto (World Premiere) Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (arr Ravel)

Open University 40th Anniversary Concert Sun 28 Jun 7.30pm Principal Conductor Sian Edwards Beethoven Overture Fidelio Wilcocks In the Beginning Beethoven Symphony no. 9, Op.125 in D minor ‘Choral’

Craig Greene Hugh Wood Sian Edwards

Season Discounts Subscribe to our superb Flexi deals and make substantial savings! For more information call the MKT Box Office on 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) or the MKCO Box Office on 01908 558311 4 Concert Season £95 £78 £65 £48 £34 Single £28 £23 £19 £14 £10 25


Participate!

Workshops Treasure Island Thu 24 Jul 4.30 - 5.30pm Sat 26 Jul 4.30 - 5.30pm Come and join in this fun, interactive session led by Birmingham Stage Company, which will explore some of the themes and characters from this children’s classic. Using games, improvisation exercises and a range of drama techniques this is a swashbuckling adventure not to miss. 6 - 10 yrs £6

RSC Romeo & Juliet Schools Activity For information on schools workshops, INSET and other show-related activity run by the RSC, please contact Jodie Gibson on 01908 547606.

Northern Ballet Theatre Nutcracker Open Adult Workshop Mon 24 Nov 6.30 - 8pm Learn repertoire and explore creative ideas from the production, accompanied by a live musician. 17yrs+ £8

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Get hands on at MK Theatre

Ballet Explored -

The Woman in Black

Get Closer to Costumes

A free education resources pack is available as a download from www.thewomaninblack.com For tours of the theatre before the show please contact Jodie Gibson on 01908 547606.

Thu 27 Nov 11.15am - 12.45pm An informal talk and introduction focusing on costumes from the production. Watch the dancers’ daily class on stage and ask questions. £2.50

Participate in Panto Creating Nutcracker Party Like a Pirate Production Event Thu 27 Nov 4.45 - 5.15pm. A unique insight into how the production is created. Meet our technical team to find out more about sound, lighting and set. Free to ticket holders.

Family Fun Day Sat 29 Nov 9.45am - 12.45pm A chance for all the family to join in the fun and festivities with Northern Ballet Theatre. Dance and craft workshops will get the whole family feeling creative, followed by an opportunity to see a company class. No previous dance experience necessary. 7 - 11 yrs with a participating adult. £8 children £10 adults £32 Family ticket (4 tickets. Max. 2 adults)

Sat 13 Dec 2 - 3.30pm Join us for a Pirate Party that will be action packed with drama games, story telling and a hunt around the theatre for some hidden treasure. A prize will be given for the best fancy dress. 5 - 7yrs £6

Pan vs. the Pirates Sat 20 Dec 11.30am - 1pm 8 - 10yrs 2 - 3.30pm 11 - 13yrs Why did the feud begin and how will it end? This fun drama-based workshop will explore some of the characters in Peter Pan and allow you to re-work the story’s ending... The only question is, who will defeat whom and walk away with the treasure? £6

Weekly Term Time Classes New! Salsa

vocal exercises, harmony work, solo work, confidence building, microphone and performance techniques. £70 per term

Mon 12.30 - 1.30pm

Street Dance

Dance and have fun - no partner required! A fantastic class for you to get fit or stay fit. Learn the steps and move your hips as this class will leave you feeling great and wanting more. £36 for 6 week course starting Mon 23 Jun.

Mon 5.30 - 6.30pm 12 - 16yrs Mon 6.45 - 7.45pm 17yrs+

New! Pilates Mon 1.45 - 2.45pm Fitness Pilates is the fastest growing exercise trend in the UK. Conditions the body and improves posture by strengthening the abdominal muscles and spine. Suitable for all ages and fitness abilities. Please bring a mat with you to each class. £36 for 6 week course starting Mon 23 Jun.

Salsa & Pilates Book for both Salsa and Pilates courses and receive a discount of £12. £60 for a 6 week course.

Sing & Perform Mon 4 - 5pm 12 - 16yrs Term starts w/c 15 Sep Coaching for young people in all aspects of singing, delivered in a fun and friendly way. Classes include breathing techniques,

Andy Instone of Urban Strides Dance Company and one of the country’s leading Street Dance and Hip-Hop choreographers leads these weekly classes suitable for all levels and experience. Advanced booking for the term is advisable. £75 per term / £7 class

MKT Youth Theatre Tue & Wed Milton Keynes Theatre runs a resident Youth Theatre for people aged 7- 19yrs. 4 groups, split according to age meet once a week during term time. Please contact the Education Department on 01908 547651.

MKT Writing Group Thu 7 - 9pm 16yrs+ Term starts w/c 8 Sep Ever thought about writing for the stage? MKT’s writing group was established in Sep 2007 and strives to develop, promote and recognise the work of local writers of all levels and experiences.

Classes are facilitated by Sally Luff and new members to the group are always welcome. £60 per term for 10 classes.

TalkBack TalkBack events are held either pre- or post-show. They are informal Q&A opportunities to find out more about a show, and ask the actors, directors and/or writers questions about their involvement.This brochure we have TalkBack events planned for Treasure Island, The Circle, Romeo and Juliet, Glyndebourne, Nutcracker and WNO. Look out TalkBack signs for the on show pages to find out more details.

New! Contact To book any of these classes, tours or workshops please contact the new Participate! booking line on 01908 547637. If you have any further questions about our Participate! programme or would like to join our mailing list please call the Education Department on 01908 547651 or email nicolecollarbone@ theambassadors.com

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MILTON KEYNES GALLERY

Friends

Put your company in the spotlight

Save, support and beat the queue for tickets

Work has never been so entertaining

Benefits include:

Support Milton Keynes Theatre by becoming a Corporate Member and benefit from these opportunities:

■ Priority booking Book your theatre tickets before the general public ■ Great ticket discounts Including 2-4-1 on our family pantomime ■ Advance show information Find out what’s on first! ■ Free seasonal newsletters Read exclusive interviews and features on the forthcoming shows

Gilberto Zorio Du Creux de l’enfer au creux du Vesuvio, 2005. Le Creux de l’enfer Centre d’Art Contemporain, Thiers, France

Gilberto Zorio 18 October 2008 - 1 February 2009 This will be the first solo exhibition in the UK by Gilberto Zorio, one of the leading artists of the Italian Arte Povera movement founded in the 1960s. In the face of surging Pop Art, he returned to the use of elemental materials, such as water, stone, granite, iron and copper, and explored the spiritual and cosmic place of the individual in the universe. Zorio assumes the role of an alchemist, physically transforming materials through chemical and mechanical processes. For the exhibition at Milton Keynes Gallery he will be making new work in the gallery spaces.

Admission free Gallery Open Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 11am - 5pm Thursdays open late until 8pm Closed Mondays, 25 & 26 Dec 2008, 1 Jan 2009 and also for exhibition changeovers. T 01908 676 900 Visit www.mk-g.org

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■ Enjoy exclusive use of one of our hospitality rooms to privately entertain your guests ■ Increase your company branding through our programmes, brochures and website ■ Best seats available for your party ■ Complimentary/discounted memberships to our Friends scheme for your staff

Single Membership @ £20 Double Membership @ £30

■ Take a specially guided tour of our splendid theatre

Visit or call our Box Office on 0870 060 6652 for further information

■ Various marketing opportunities

Become part of our exclusive Millennium Club and enjoy even greater savings: ■ Top level priority booking Get the best seats for the best shows! ■ Increased ticket discounts ■ Ticket exchange facilities ■ A personal booking and information service ■ Attend exclusive tours and events at the theatre Single Membership @ £100 Double Membership @ £150 For further details on Millennium Club membership please call Jackie Southgate on 01908 547663

Our thanks go to the following Corporate Members of Milton Keynes Theatre. Special thanks to MAB Law for their sponsorship of the safety curtain. Special thanks to Craig Anderson Menswear for their sponsorship of an auditorium seating box.

These memberships run at three levels: Platinum, Corporate and Small Business membership content is negotiable. For further details please contact the Development department on 01908 547608 or visit our website at www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

‘We are delighted that via our corporate membership, we are able to offer hospitality to clients at this very welcoming venue’ Graham Anderson, English Partnerships

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BOOKING INFORMATION

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Milton Keynes Theatre Marlborough Gate Central Milton Keynes MK9 3NZ Box Office 0870 060 6652 (bkg fee) Box Office Minicom 0870 060 6641 (bkg fee) Groups and Schools Group Sales 01908 547609 groupsales@theambassadors.com Mon 10am - 5.30pm Tue - Fri 9am - 5.30pm Book online www.miltonkeynestheatre.com Full price tickets only, booking fee applies. General Enquiries 01908 547500 Access 0871 297 5477 TELEPHONE SALES Mon - Sat 9am - 10pm Sun 10am - 8pm COUNTER SERVICE Monday to Saturday 10am until 15mins after last performance commences, closing at 6pm when there is no evening performance. Sundays Open from 1hr 30mins prior to the first show, closing 15mins after the last performance commences. BOOKING BY TELEPHONE A transaction fee of £2.75 will be added to all telephone bookings, excluding Friends and Group bookings, except for productions marked * where a per ticket fee of £2.75 and £1 postage charge will apply. BOOKING BY POST Cheques are payable to Milton Keynes Theatre Ltd, please include an SAE for return of tickets or add 50p onto your payment. CONDITIONS OF SALE Please note that tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded. CONCESSIONS AND DISCOUNTS Discounts On price bands S, A, B and C for most performances Under 16s, full time students, registered unemployed and senior citizens enjoy £2 off Mon -Thu eves, all matinees and some one night performances. Call Box Office for details. Children under 5 will not be admitted except for family shows.

People with a disability and their companion receive £4 off any seat in price bands S, A, B and C for most performances. Call the Access Line for details. A family ticket is for four people, maximum two adults. Please call the box office for more information. Family tickets are available on selected performances only. All discounts are subject to availability and at the discretion of the duty manager. Only one discount is available per ticket.

Visually Impaired This brochure and access details are also available on audio cassette or in large print. For other information and advance booking call the Box Office.

The information in this brochure was correct at time of going to press. Milton Keynes Theatre reserves the right to alter the advertised programme, facilities or discounts if necessary. We do not take responsibility for the content, quality or pricing of community

SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE Book for 3 shows and save £3 per ticket Book for 4 shows or more and save £4 per ticket

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Save money on shows marked in this way. Rates apply to price bands S, A and B only and not to Friday and Saturday evenings. You must book the same number of seats for each show at the time of booking to be eligible.

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GROUPS & SCHOOL DISCOUNTS For events marked in this way the following prices apply: Groups of 40+ £5 off Groups of 20+ £4 off Groups of 10+ £2 off

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Applies to price band A and B only. Not available Friday and Saturday evenings. Different rates apply to some shows. Call the Groups Hotline for details. Special rates are also available for mid-week matinees and Schools for selected performances. For full details of the range of prices on offer please call the Groups Hotline. EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL STAGETEXT Audio described(including a PreView), Sign Language interpreted and Captioned perfs offered on selected shows. See logos on show pages. PreView is a pre-show introduction, led by the audio describer, for blind and visually impaired people. Hearing Impaired The Theatre has an infra-red system. Headsets and Loop necklaces are available from the Theatre shop.

Data Protection Milton Keynes Theatre is managed by The Ambassador Theatre Group. We would like to add or retain your details on our lists to keep you informed about future events, special offers and information and special offers for customers from other organisations. You will be asked whether you want to receive any of this information next time you book. If you don’t want to receive information from us and/or third parties or have any queries contact the Marketing Department on 01908 547500.

The construction of the Milton Keynes Theatre and Gallery complex was supported by the National Lottery through the Arts Council of England, English Partnerships and Milton Keynes Council and generous donations from companies and individuals too numerous to mention. Enhanced facilities for older people and people with disabilities of all ages were made possible by a grant of £500,000 from The Powell Foundation. Milton Keynes Theatre is managed by the Ambassador Theatre Group and receives funding from Milton Keynes Council.

A

MK Music Service Gala Concert Sally Morgan All You Need Is Love

B

The Circle Tue - Fri eve Wed & Sat mat Sat eve

E

S

£16.50 £15.50 £15.50 £14.50 £14.50 £16.50 £21

£19

£16

£14

£12

£24

All tickets £7

£22 £20

Boogie Pete Our House Mon - Fri eve & Sat mat Wed mat Sat eve

D

Adults £10 Children £8.50

MKT Raw My Brilliant Divorce Wed - Sat eve Thu & Sat mat

C

£19 £17

£16 £14

£14 £12

£12 £10

£25 £23

Adults £10 Children £8.50

£26 £20 £28

£22 £20 £24

£19 £14 £20

£15 £10 £16

£10 £10 £10

£29 £22 £31

£24 £18.50 £26

£22 £16 £24

£19 £14.50 £20

£15 £11 £16

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£27 £21.50 £29

West Side Story Mon -Thu eve & Sat mat £37.50 £34.50 £30.50 £25.50 £20.50 £40.50 Wed & Thu mat £32.50 £32.50 £26.50 £21.50 £18.50 £35.50 Fri & Sat eve £39.50 £36.50 £32.50 £27.50 £21.50 £42.50 Carousel Mon - Fri eve & Sat mat Wed mat Sat eve

£30 £23 £32

£26 £23 £28

£23 £18 £24

£19 £12 £20

£14 £12 £14

£33 £26 £35

MKCO

£23

£19

£14

£10

-

£28

Evita Mon - Fri eve & Sat mat Wed mat Sat eve

£30 £23 £32

£26 £23 £28

£23 £18 £24

£19 £12 £20

£14 £12 £14

£33 £26 £35

£23 £17.50 £25

£21 £15 £23

£18 £13.50 £19

£14 £10 £15

-

£26 £20.50 £28

Woman in Black Mon - Fri eve Wed & Sat mat Sat eve We’re Going On A Bear Hunt Flashdance Mon -Thu eve & Sat mat Fri early Fri & Sat eve Romeo & Juliet Tue - Fri eve Wed & Sat mat Sat eve

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B

C

D

E

S

Noises Off Mon - Fri eve Wed & Sat mat Sat eve

£23 £17.50 £25

£21 £15 £23

£18 £13.50 £19

£14 £10 £15

-

£26 £20.50 £28

Glyndebourne

£49

£41

£33

£26

£21

£54

The Nutcracker Tue - Sat eve Thu mat Sat mat

£29 £20 £21

£26 £20 £21

£23 £16 £17

£19 £14 £15

£15 £12 £13

£32 £23 £24

Peter Pan

£26

£24

£22

£19

£17

£29

Chinese State Circus Tue - Fri eve, Sat & Sun mat Wed & Fri early Sat & Sun eve

£23 £21 £25

£21 £19 £23

£17 £15 £18

£13 £11 £14

£9 £8 £11

£26 £24 £28

Cinderella on Ice Tue - Fri eve Wed & Thu mat Sat mat Sat eve

£29 £21 £27 £31

£23 £21 £23 £26

£21 £17 £18 £22

£16 £13 £15 £16

£13 £13 £13 £14

£32 £24 £30 £34

All the Fun of the Fair Mon - Fri eve & Sat mat Wed mat Sat eve

£28 £23 £30

£25 £23 £27

£21 £20 £22

£17 £17 £18

£13 £13 £15

£31 £26 £33

Witches of Eastwick Mon - Fri eve & Sat mat Wed mat Sat eve

£30 £23 £32

£26 £23 £28

£23 £18 £24

£19 £12 £20

£14 £12 £14

£33 £26 £35

Les Ballets Trockadero Tue & Wed eve

£25

£22

£18

£14

£11

£28

WNO

£45

£37

£29

£23

£17

£48

Booking opening dates

Adults £11 Children £9.50

£28 £24.50 £23.50 £21 £30 £27.50

Price band

£21 £16 £24

£17 £14 £18

£12 £10 £12

£31 £26.50 £33

£23 £17.50 £25

£21 £15 £23

£18 £13.50 £19

£14 £10 £15

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£26 £20.50 £28

Diwali Celebrations

£15

£13

£12

£11

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Danesborough Chorus

£21

£18

£15

£12

£10

-

Millennium Club Mon 9 Jun

E

Friends Thu 12 Jun General Booking Thu 19 Jun

Seating plans and price breaks may vary for some productions Price band S relates to superior seats situated in Row C, E and L of the stalls and Row A of the circle.

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How to find us

Milton Keynes Theatre boasts almost 1400 very comfortable seats, eight easy access bars across each of the four levels, all connected through lightfilled airy foyer spaces. To help you further enjoy your visit, we offer a pre-ordering interval drinks service along with pre-paid ice-creams and programmes when you book your tickets. Free booster seats and a buggy park are available for children’s shows. You can also purchase gift vouchers, snacks and confectionery.

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The theatre has a step-free ground floor level, twelve dedicated seats in the Stalls and a box in the Circle. There is lift access to all floors, and an infra-red system for the hearing impaired with free headsets and loop necklaces.

How to find us The Theatre is located in Central Milton Keynes at the junction of Midsummer Boulevard and Marlborough Gate near Campbell Park. Brown tourist signs directing you to the theatre are located

A509 BEDFORD OLNEY WELLINGBOROUGH

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Parking Milton Keynes Council operates a multi-storey car park adjacent to the theatre with access from Marlborough Gate, which is fully equipped with spaces reserved for people with disabilities. For more information and detailed directions on how to find the theatre, please visit our website www.miltonkeynestheatre.com

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from Junction 14 of the M1, and from the A509 when exiting from the A5.

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Milton Keynes Theatre Marlborough Gate Central Milton Keynes MK9 3NZ


The Milton Keynes Theatre Jul 2008-Jan 2009