Theatre events

Theatrical events coming soon at the Pump House…

POSTPONED-Spotlight series – Ep.3 – Panto Special!

***POSTPONED to a future date***

Unfortunately due to today’s announcement placing Watford into Tier 3, our Saturday 19th December Spotlight Series event will be postponed to next month. The amazing line up of star guests will still be joining us next year so do look out for future updates.

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After a brief pause for Lockdown 2.0 The Spotlight Series is back (Oh yes it is!)! Join us for a festive and funny evening where our host will be joined by Watford’s own and legendary Pantomime Dame - Martyn Knight, the Olivier award nominated and creators of Potted Panto Dan Clarkson and Jeff Turner PLUS Winners of Britain's Got Talent The Champions Twist and Pulse.

The Pump House Theatre in Watford have teamed up with West End and International theatre producer Chris Wheeler (whose credits include ‘The West End Men’ at the Vaudeville Theatre, ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ for Curve in Leicester and ‘The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson’ for Glynis Henderson Productions) to launch its ‘Spotlight Series’. A season of staged interviews and masterclasses with top arts industry professionals from across the world.
The 90 minute ‘episodes’ will be once a month and promises audiences (who will be socially distanced) a rare and unique opportunity to get “up close and personal” with special guests from all areas of the arts industry.

Guests in the series will include writers, directors, performers and practitioners from theatre, music, television and film industries. The full line up for the season is still to be announced.
Each episode will take audiences on a thrilling insight and experience into the lives and work of some of the world’s finest talent as well and include exclusive performances, masterclasses and Q&A sessions.

More episodes to be announced...

Jo Emery Productions presents:

Presented by Jo Emery Productions

King Lear by William Shakespeare adapted by Jo Emery

“After a long, successful career, the ageing Lear is dividing up his Property Development business empire between his three daughters.  The onset of dementia has made his behaviour erratic and dangerous.  His rash decision to give up all his power has devastating and fatal consequences for him, his family and Executives.  A modern day, reduced version of the classic Shakespearean tragedy, with reference to mental health, homelessness and knife crime.”

 

Tuesday 30th March to Saturday 3rd April 2021

8pm nightly with Saturday matinee at 2pm

 

Seated tickets and online streaming tickets available

Adult: £14;  Concession: £11;  Streaming: £11

Box Office: 0333 666 3366

www.ticketsource.co.uk/jo-emery-productions

Visit website:  www.joemery.co.uk      and Facebook page "Jo Emery Productions"

 

Rickmansworth Players presents:

Far from the Madding Crowd

Immerse yourself in Hardy's Wessex with Far From The Madding Crowd, a vibrant insight into life in Dorchester. Be transported  by the journey of Bathsheba Everdene as she fights to be independent in a man’s world and deal with three very different suitors and a huge farm that she inherits.

Featuring a talented cast, Rickmansworth Players are proud to present a theatrical adaptation of this fascinating story, which is not to be missed.

Performances Tuesday 11th May-Saturday 15th  May eves at 7.30 pm  matinee on 15th May at 2.30 pm

Tickets price £13.00 - Tuesday night & Saturday matinee £15.00 all other performances

Box Office 0333 663366

Celebrate Jazz Watford presents:

Celebrate Jazz Watford ‘Future Now Gala Concert featuring Emma Smith’

A special one-off evening featuring the Emma Smith Quartet plus fabulous Jazz musicians of the future from the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and The Purcell School for Young Musicians.

This one-off gala concert is an opportunity to hear both the talent of tomorrow and share in the acclaimed vocal gifts of Emma Smith with a rare local performance.

With a full bar and a pop-up bistro kitchen serving cold creole treats, this promises to be a memorable Friday evening both to relax and enjoy the very best of young jazz - getting a taste of the vibrant modern UK scene.

Tickets: £20 on Eventbrite or email jazzwatfordlive@gmail.com