Life af­ter panto at The Cres­set

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Theatre -

There is life af­ter the panto at The Cres­set, with a feast of mu­sic, dance, com­edy and drama lined up for the new sea­son.

Now tak­ing place over two days, MineVen­tion 2017 kicks things off on Jan­uary 21 and 22.

Theevent gives Minecraft­mad kids the chance to meet their favourite YouTubestars, test the­lat­est gam­inggearand learn about on­line safety and ed­u­ca­tion via Minecraft.

Gen­eral en­try tick­ets are £16.50, £21.50and£23.50; early­ac­ces­stick­et­sare£26.50and a fam­ily ticket will be£56.50.

In this un­miss­able cel­e­bra­tion of The Big O’s mu­si­cal his­tory, Bar­ryS­teele­takesyou on a mu­si­cal jour­ney through Roy Or­bi­son’s il­lus­tri­ous ca­reer, fromtheear­lyyearsright through to the late 80s.

Tick­ets £20.50

This is an ex­cel­lent af­ter­noon’s en­ter­tain­ment as En­core Dance Academy present their 2017 Dance Show­case in­clud­ing a chore­o­graphic com­pe­ti­tion and the an­nual awards cer­e­mony.

Tick­ets are £7, con­ces­sions £6.

The 50s and 60s Spectacular ar­rives at The Cres­set with its big­gest line-up of al­ls­tar mu­si­cian­sever, in­clud­ing Marty Wilde and The Wild­cats, along with Bil­lie Davis, Eric Hay­dock, Terry Rice Mil­ton and Sounds Force 5.

Tick­ets £26.50

Es­tab­lished in 1998, The Cres­set’s Com­edy Club i s the long­est run­ning in town, bring­ing top notch com­edy from the hottest new stars ev­ery month. Ad­vancetick­ets £13, on­the door £15

Cred­ited with orig­i­nat­ing British folk-rock, Fair­port Con­ven­tion come to The Cres­set for an evening of mu­si­cal cel­e­bra­tion, fea­tur­ing long-es­tab­lished favourites as wellas­tracks­fromtheir­brand new al­bum.

Tick­ets £26.50.

The crit­i­cally ac­claimed trib­ute band comes to The Cres­set to cel­e­brate 60 years of Si­mon and Gar­funkel.

Au­di­ences are al­ways cap­ti­vated by the emo­tional per­for­mances which bring back mem­o­ries of Si­mon and Gar­funkel’s hey­day.

Tick­ets £20 / £21

The Ul­ti­mate El­ton, Paul Ba­con, voted the UK Num­ber One El­ton John Trib­ute Act, along with The Rocket Band, de­liv­ers asen­sa­tional cel­e­bra­tion of the mu­sic of the one and only El­ton John.

Tick­ets £21, con­ces­sions £20 This in­cred­i­ble live show prom­ises qual­ity sound, cre­ative light­ing, vis­ual pro­jec­tions and­stun­ning de­liv­ery of Pink Floyd’s best loved tracks from their whole cat­a­logue of al­bums.

Tick­ets £23.50

Star­ring Cheryl Fer­gu­son of Eas­tEn­ders, Menopause: The Mu­si­cal is a hys­ter­i­cal girly night out packed full of one-lin­ers and par­ody songs about hot flushes and mem­ory loss.

Tick­ets £26.50

The crit­i­cally-ac­claimed Kings of Popera hit the road again with a brand new tour with spe­cial guests and their trade­mark har­monies that wow au­di­ences wher­ever they go.

Their Cres­set de­but will show­case clas­sic re­leases as well as some new hits from their fifth stu­dio al­bum.

Tick­ets £29, VIP Pack­age £76.50.

Em­barkingo­nits first ever na­tion­wide tour, this breath­tak­ing con­cert spectacular tells the story of the Bee Gees with stun­ning recre­ations of all their big­gest hits of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Tick­ets £23. SOLD OUT

Games, spot prizes, fancy dress, retro cock­tails and an inim­itable party at­mos­phere with­all thebest80s’hits­make this an ex­cel­lent value night out.

Ad­vance tick­ets £5, on the door £6

TheUK’slead­ingy­outh­mu­si­cal the­atre com­pany, RARE Pro­duc­tions, pre­sents­theDis­ney smash-hit High School Mu­si­cal, star­ring a tal­ented and en­thu­si­as­tic cast of lo­cal young­per­form­ers and­fea­tur­ing all the hit songs from the feel-good film tril­ogy.

Tick­ets £16, con­ces­sions £14.50

PODSre­turn­toTheCres­set with Dolly Par­ton’s Broad­way smash-hit mu­si­cal com­edy, 9 to 5 fea­tur­ing num­bers from Dolly’s award- nom­i­nated score, this pro­duc­tion cen­tres around three friends prov­ing that girlpower and­poi­son­can con­quer all.

Tick­ets £15, con­ces­sions and­groups10-up£12.50, with anopen­ing­nightof­fer£10and fam­ily ticket £50.

Hot off the back of her por­trayal of Mama Mor­ton in Chicago, the 2013 X-Fac­tor win­ner re­turns to the stage with her very own live show, guar­an­teed to show­case her pow­er­house vo­cals and in- cred­i­ble tal­ent.

Tick­ets £31, VIP Pack­age £76.50.

March’s edi­tion of Peter­bor­ough’s long­est run­ning Com­e­dyClub­bringsyet­more ris­ing stars to The Cres­set.

It’s a great chance to see four of the best up-and- com­ing stars in an in­ti­mate club style en­vi­ron­ment.

Ad­vance tick­ets £13 or £15 on the door £15.

I’m Still Stand­ing, MineVen­tion, 9to5 and Menopause The Mu­si­cal are all com­ing to The Cres­set early in 2017.

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