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C E L E B R A T E Our Century of Theatre


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Dear Theatregoer,

It is my pleasure to introduce you to an exciting and diverse new season of events here at the Epstein Theatre with this our new look season brochure. of an eclectic mix of events on offer spanning many different music genres, plays and musicals, dance and comedy. The Epstein Theatre has enjoyed an amazing reopening, becoming one of the Liverpool’s favourite venues once again and the 2013 programme, celebrating what is the 100th anniversary year of a theatre on Hanover Street, will continue this tradition of great entertainment. Our beautiful theatre and bar can also be hired for a myriad of corporate and private events including weddings and conferences, details of which can again be found within this brochure. I along with all the staff hope to welcome you into the venue very soon. - Best wishes -

Concessions must be applied for at the time of booking as tickets are sold on a NO REFUND NO EXCHANGE basis. Please check dates before booking. Telephone and online bookings are subject to booking fee.

REBEKAH PICHILINGI Theatre Manager


CONTENTS & DIARY

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PRODUCTION

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04 MAY 11 MAY

Various 20:00

Liverpool Sound City Caz and Britney - Scottie Road The Musical

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13:00 / 18:00 13:00 / 18:00 13:00 / 18:00 18:30 19:15 19:15 19:15

High School Musical High School Musical High School Musical Liverpool’s Next Superstar Annie Annie Annie

JULY 14 14 14 15 16 16 16

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Summer School Summer School Summer School Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys

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JUNE 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 08-09 10 11 08-09 12 13

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WK 1 (MON - SUN) WK 2 (MON - SUN) WK 3 (MON - SUN) THU 15 AUG FRI 16 AUG SAT 17 AUG MON 19 AUG TUE 20 AUG WED 21 AUG THU 22 AUG FRI 23 AUG SAT 24 AUG MON 26 AUG TUE 27 AUG WED 28 AUG THU 29 AUG FRI 30 AUG SAT 31 AUG

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19:30 19:30 19:30 14:00 / 19:30 19:30 19:30 TBC TBC

Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Sunshine Boys Tony Stockwell Blofeld & Baxter Snow White

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VARIETY | Martini Lounge presents

COMEDY | Caz & Britney presents

Sat 22 Jun | 7.30PM | 8.30PM £20 (www.martinilounge.co.uk)

Sat 11 May | 8PM £15 (£12 Conc))

Liverpool Sound City is now the largest city centre music and arts

Scottie Road (A musical misadventure), the story of pyjama wearing,

Liverpool’s city centre, with over 9000 music fans and over 3000 industry professionals.

journey from Primark to Prison. Written by and featuring Keddy Sutton (Stags and Hens, Good Cop, Ken Campbell’s Improvisational School of Night, Peppa Pig) and Gillian Hardie (Stags and Hens, Blood Brothers, Our Day Out, Bad Girls The Musical)

LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY

Performances from

SCOTTIE ROAD THE MUSICAL

“Sutton Keddy and Gillian Hardie have caught something very truthful. The sheer surreality of Scouse humour; articulate, coruscating but strangely full of pathos.” Seen Magazine www.keddysutton.com

For more information please visit www.liverpoolsoundcity.com

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DRAMA | The European Opera Centre presents

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Mon 3 - Sun 23 Jun | 8PM £15 - £20 2012’s sell-out, award-winning, and criticallyacclaimed Broadway smash-hit musical, THE newly-renovated Epstein Theatre this June! actors Helen Carter and Stephen Fletcher, with composer, Jason Robert Brown (Songs for

Cathy is a vivacious struggling actress, and Jamie a hotshot up-and-coming novelist. In this clever way of story-telling, Cathy’s story begins at the end of their relationship, and Jamie’s starts at the beginning. Watch their relationship from tragic end to hopeful beginning and hopeful beginning to tragic end, as Jamie and Cathy share their This poignant, funny, and emotionally powerful production returns to Liverpool this summer, brought to you by Life In Theatre Productions Christmas show of 2012). “Superb!...The closest Liverpool will ever come to Off-Broadway” 10/10- Joe Riley “Life In Theatre productions is fast becoming a The Liverpool Post sign of quality” “One of the best pieces of theatre seen in the region in a long time” “a must see for lovers The Public of musical theatre” Reviews www.operaeurope.eu

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VARIETY | Martini Lounge presents

DRAMA | Stravinsky Presents

BURLESQUE & VARIETY SHOW

THE SOLDIER’S TALE

Sat 22 Jun | 7.30PM | 8.30PM £20 (www.martinilounge.co.uk)

Wed 8 May | 7.30PM £10 (Liverpool Philharmonic)

Sizzling burlesque performances in glamorous dresses, variety, comedy and vocal acts are part of the program. Carefully put together by

Returning from war, a soldier meets the devil. He offers him a bargain: the soldier’s violin for a book of untold riches. Easy choice? – But, this is a world where the devil has all the best tunes. In troubled times, Stravinsky’s musical folk-tale remains fresh, entertaining and unsettling as ever.

they are. Regarded as a must-see showcase in the UK, due to its sell-out status and devoted audience. The Martini Lounge invites you to a night of glitz and glamour. Join us as we bring an outstanding line-up of burlesque and variety performers to the city. Special Notes Ticket types including discounted Group Bookings available through Martini Lounge Website.

Liverpool-born Emily Howard, one of the UK’s most compelling voices. in Settle - she evokes a deeply-felt feeling of outer beauty and inward sorrow. If you haven’t heard her music, there’s no more moving introduction. www.liverpoolphil.com

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MUSIC |

MUSICAL | Waverley Productions presents

ESCO WILLIAMS

JUDY & LIZA

Fri 28 Jun | 7PM FREE

Sat 29 Jun | 2.30PM | 6.30PM Advanced Sales Mat £15 Eve £18.50 (£16 conc) Mat £16 (£13 conc) Eve £20

Esco Williams – MOBO UnSung Winner 2012 – is joined by his band

– championing a love of video games, super heroes and sexy music. Esco Williams returns to his hometown, Liverpool, on the 28th June

This critically acclaimed musical experience recaptures Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli’s world-famous 1964 London Palladium concert. Starring two highly renowned West End leading ladies and with orchestrations from renowned composer Michael England. Come hear the music play as the curtain rises once more on Judy and

partnership with the Anthony Walker Foundation and is thanking his

Williamson (End of the Rainbow). Hear live performances of your favourite hits including Cabaret and The Man That Got Away.

missed.

This dazzling production takes you on an emotional journey through their glamorous yet often troubled lives.

“We predict big things for our MOBO UnSung winner” MOBO Organisation “An artist’s rise to the forefront of the independent scene is not usually MTV Wrap Up

“Their performances are spellbinding.” WhatsOnStage.com www.judyandliza.co.uk

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me!” “Get cha head in the ga MUSICAL | LHK Youth Theatre Company proudly presents

VARIETY

Thu 4 Jul - Fri 5 Jul | 7PM Sat 6 Jul | 1PM | 6PM £12.50

Sun 16 Jul | 6.30PM £16.50

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL

The musical you remember is back, in a brand- new production you’ll never forget.

orphanage to the luxurious home of Oliver Warbucks; is a story that has been told all over the world for decades and will continue for many years to come.

LIVERPOOL’S NEXT SUPERSTAR

Sonia (Singer), Leanne Campbell (Juice FM) and Pete Price (Radio City) watch as they decide the winner of this exciting and glamorous talent contest. perfect fun for all the family and not to be missed.

winning musical. Come and Join little orphan Annie and her friends in this uplifting production that tugs at the heart strings. www.lhkproductions.co.uk

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DANCE

Rare Dance XXXX | 8PM £12 (£10 Conc) £8 Tue Preview

MUSICAL | Chiltern Youth Theatre Presents

ANNIE

Sun 21 - Tue 23 Jul | 7.15PM Sat 6 Jul | 1PM | 6PM £9

The musical you remember is back, in a brand- new production you’ll never forget.

orphanage to the luxurious home of Oliver Warbucks; is a story that has been told all over the world for decades and will continue for many years to come.

winning musical. Come and Join little orphan Annie and her friends in this uplifting production that tugs at the heart strings.

Rare Studio Liverpool registered charity based in the heart of Liverpool city centre. Our mission is to train young people aged 11-18 who are talented and show potential in acting, dance or singing, regardless of background or personal circumstances. The school runs at evenings and weekends and works with young people aged between 11 and 18. Classes in dance, singing and acting are delivered Monday to Friday and all day Saturday. Our end of year showcase is a demonstration of the work they have carried out over the year. our singers, actors, dancers and musical theatre groups. Facebook: Rare Studio Twitter: @rareliverpool admin@rarestudioliverpool.co.uk

WORKSHOP LHK Productions

Musical Madness Summer School Mon 5 - Sun 25 Aug | 8PM £120 (per week)

The Epstein Theatre and LHK Productions are launching their Summer School. Each week the young people will receive expert training from industry professionals working rowards an energetic and exciting performance. Musicals covered

Places are limited each week. For further details and to reserve your place contact chloe@ epsteinliverpool.co.uk (Early drop off and late pick up available) Age www.lhkproductions.co.uk

www.lhkproductions.co.uk

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DRAMA | Life in Theatre Productions Presents

SUNSHINE BOYS

Thu 15 Aug - Sat 7 Sep | 7.30PM From ÂŁ15

Forced together again, old rivalry resurfaces as they prepare to take centre stage for one last time. brought to the Liverpool stage by Life in Theatre Productions (A Life in

FULL STAR CAST TO BE ANNOUNCED!

Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome- The Sunshine Boys!

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COMING SOON SINGING KETTLE

Sep 28 & 29

ENTERTAINMENT

COMEDY

An Evening of Mediumship with

Ceremony Concerts presents

TONY STOCKWELL

BLOFELD & BAXTER

Wed 18 Sep

Sat 21 Sep

mysterious or spooky. It’s Psychic Medium Tony Stockwell demonstrating his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones. Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy gives proof beyond doubt of the afterlife, all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy. Tony’s insight into the lives of total strangers is inexplicable and remarkable as they receive fascinating revelations and indisputable evidence from the other side. untouched by the experience.

DEAN FRIEDMAN – IN CONCERT

Oct 12

Lucky Stars. The now classic single, paved the way for a slew of hits

Ceremony concerts are delighted to present two of the titanis of UK cricket with a side-splitting show full of memories from within the Test Match Special commentary boxes all over the world. Anecdotes never before heard of the most legendary players, in every sense of the word, from the

The Epstein Theatre this Autumn! Part of a UK Festival Tour.

A sporting institution, Peter Baxter was the organising brain behind the BBC Radio’s Test Match Special for 34 years and

POSITIVE IMPACT

Blofeld, OBE is one of Britain’s most loved broadcasters.

HANDEL FURIOSO

show, early booking is strongly recommended.

Arias and duets from Handel’s greatest operas are brought to life in this adventurous new staging.

SHAKESPEARE SCHOOL FEAST

Oct 07 - 16

GLEE

Oct 25 - 26

Nov 23 - 24

Nov 2

www.tonystockwell.com

THE ELEPHANT BRIDESMAID May 24 2014

Based on a story from How The Koala learnt To Hug and Other Australian Fairytales this is a magical musical with wombats, parrots and elephants written especially for parents to enjoy with their children. 20 | boxoffice 0844 888 4411


PANTO

Make Your Event Unforgettable

HIRE THE EPSTEIN THEATRE WEDDINGS AND CIVIL PARTNERSHIPS

CORPORATE HOSPITALITY AND CONFERENCES

Experience the thrill of having your perfect and special day in the stunning setting of the Epstein Theatre. After a recent ÂŁ1 Million Pound refurbishment this 400 capacity, grade 2 listed theatre based in the heart of Liverpool is looking beautiful and could be the perfect venue and back drop for your big day.

The Epstein Theatre can also be hired for a varied range of corporate hospitality and conferences and is suitable as a party venue and a whole range of events with the opportunity to offer catering and individual detail.

From May 2014 the Epstein Theatre will be fully licensed to host Weddings and Civil Partnerships, contact the theatre for more information.

If you are interested in hiring any of the spaces please do not hesitate to contact General Manager Rebekah Pichilingi and we can arrange for you to come down for a drink and check out all the venue spaces. rebekah@epsteinliverpool.co.uk epsteinliverpool.co.uk | 21


THEATRE INFORMATION

FRIENDS OF THE THEATRE

ACCESSIBILITY For wheelchair access, customers have access to Hanover House lift situated on School lane which will give access to the theatre, lobby and Brian’s Bar. Ramps are also in place for access to theatre seats.

The Epstein Theatre is proud to announce the launch of scheme.

also has a loop system for hearing impaired. Carers are welcome free of charge.

with our history?

If you require any information or would like to book with assistance please call 08448884411

Want to take advantage of

All information in this brochure is correct at time of printing and is subject to change.

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BRIAN’S BAR Brian’s Bar is open before each show and during the intervals for refreshments. Recently refurbished, this 200 capacity bar is one of Liverpool’s hidden gems and the perfect place to relax before attending a show at the Epstein Theatre. Come and sample our extensive range of spirits, wines, and champagnes, non- alcoholic and hot drinks and Ice Creams.

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HOW TO FIND US TRAVELLING The Epstein Theatre is Five Minutes from shops and restaurants at Liverpool One Two minute walk from Liverpool One Bus Station and Liverpool Central Train Station.

PARKING We recommend that you park at Q-Park Car Park based on Hanover Street/Seel Street (Around the corner from Tesco’s), Open 24 hours

ACCESS For wheelchair access, customers have access to Hanover House lift situated on School lane which will give access to the theatre, lobby and visually impaired are permitted and the theatre also has a loop system for hearing impaired.

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