Life after panto at The Cresset
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.