THE Memorial Theatre lineup is jam-packed with music and entertainment for the start of summer.
Thursday 8th August 7pm, Friday 9th August 7pm, Saturday 10th August 2pm & 7pm- Spellbound present BLITZ!
Frome Musical Theatre Company’s award-winning youth group Spellbound are pleased to present Lionel Bart’s musical ‘BLITZ!’. Director: Dora Bishop, Choreographer: Eloise Kilkelly-Doyle, Musical Director: David Hynds. This year our country remembers the outbreak of World War II 80 years ago and commemorates the 75-year anniversary of the liberation brought by the D-Day Landings. Let our young cast take you on a trip back to the home front of wartime London and into the lives of the families on Petticoat Lane.
The story centres on the relationship between a Jewish family, the Blitzteins, and a cockney family, the Lockes, in 1940s East End London. Mrs. Blitztein and Alfie Locke work at adjacent market stalls and can’t stand each other. Against the backdrop of Hitler’s bombing intensifying, their teenage children, Carol and Georgie, fall in love. Will Mrs. Blitztein and Alfie be able to bury the hatchet and become friends? Tickets £12, over 60s £11, Under 16s £9. Groups of 10+ (box office booking only) £9.
Saturday 24th August, 2.30pm – 5.00pm- Children’s Summer Party At The Assembly Rooms.
We’re having a Children’s Summer Party at The Assembly Rooms. Dance to your favourite Summer Hits, provided by PDJ Disco and play lots of party games. A light buffet is available, bar will be open any every child gets an ice cream! Entry is just £6 per child (adults are free). Ticket includes disco, ice cream and a present to take home. All children must be accompanied by an adult
Saturday 31st August 4pm- We Love Little Mix – The Ultimate Little Mix Experience. We Love Little Mix are four hugely talented girls paying tribute to one of the UK’s finest Girl-Bands. With breathtaking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK, this is a high-energy show packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits – DNA, Wings, Salute, Black Magic, Love Me Like You, Secret Love Song and many, many more. Tickets £15.50
Saturday 7th September 7.30pm- The Rock of Ages Experience with their uplifting and high energy musical tribute to the smash hit Hollywood Film and Musical, ‘Rock of Ages’.
Not only do you get songs from the show, but great hits like ‘Living on a Prayer’ ‘Sweet Child of Mine’ ‘Dead Ringer for Love’ ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’ ‘Eye of the Tiger’ ‘Don’t Stop me Now’ ‘I Want it All’ and many more. The rock classics of the eighties go from strength to strength, as they perform some of the greatest rock songs of the decade. From Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Guns n’ Roses, to Journey, Bryan Adams and so many more – this six-piece band is guaranteed to rock the house to it’s very foundations! So If you want a night of rockin’ eighties fun – you’ve Got it. Come along and enjoy The Ultimate 80’s Rock Experience ! Tickets £21, concessions £20.
Friday 27th September 7.30pm- One Night of Elvis
Lee Memphis King, Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist, recreates the essence of the King with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredible passion in every performance.
This brand new production is dedicated entirely to the ‘Vegas Years’ when Elvis would perform in Las Vegas and tour throughout the US and Canada – the definitive record of these performances are contained in the films ‘Elvis- That’s the Way It Is’, ‘Elvis On Tour’ and the ‘Aloha from Hawaii’ concert.
The show is enhanced by an orchestra of world class musicians and backing vocalists coupled with impressive video screen projection mapping out Elvis’s life and music. www.leememphisking.com. Tickets £23
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