Spring Season

Dance, comedy and opera light up the Storyhouse stage this spring
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London, UK. 25.05.2017. Marketing/ trailer shoot for English Touring Opera's "Figaro", for Spring 2018 season. The cast is: Ross Ramgobin (Figaro), Abigail Kelly (Susanna), Dawid Kimberg (Count Almaviva), Nadine Benjamin (Countess) . Photograph © Jane Hobson.

Storyhouse's first spring season

 

The first shows of the Spring Season 2018 are now on sale, with headline names in comedy, opera and dance all making a date with the Chester venue.

Opening the Spring season is Motionhouse’s incredible new multi-media show Charge, a unique collaboration between art and science. Coming to Storyhouse on Tuesday 6 February the show sees six performers use dance and acrobatics to delve deep in to the human body, telling the important story of energy in our lives.

Under the direction of Marina Medvetskaya, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet has won plaudits across Russia, Scandinavia, the United States and now, the UK. This acclaimed company makes its debut at Storyhouse from 16 to 18 February with two fantastic ballets: the quintessential Giselle and Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece Swan Lake .is Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, a tragic tale of love and betrayal with an instantly recognisable score.

TV favourite Sarah Millican is bringing her one woman stand-up show Control Enthusiast to the stage. Funny, frank and unapologetically filthy, Control Enthusiast explores the TV comedienne’s need for control in what promises to be a side splittingly funny show coming to Storyhouse on Thursday 22 February.

More stand-up comes in the form of David Baddiel’s Olivier Award-nominated My Family: Not the Sitcom on Friday 23 February. A show about memory, ageing, infidelity, dysfunctional relatives, moral policing on social media and gay cats.

Cilla – The Musical charts the spectacular rise of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers of all time. This brand new heart-warming musical is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed hit ITV television series by Bafta Award winner, Jeff Pope, and comes to Storyhouse 5 to 10 March.

Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole is joined by his sensational guest dancers and band on Saturday 17 March to wow audiences in his latest spectacular Latin and ballroom production, All Night Long. Expect live music, stunning special effects and Brendan’s own dazzling choreography and charm to make this an unforgettable night.

And music lovers are in for a treat when the English Touring Opera brings works by Mozart and Puccini to Storyhouse. An energetic new production of Mozart’s classic comedy The Marriage of Figaro will be staged on 20 March. , followed by a pair of one-act operas by Puccini: Il Tabarro and Gianni Schicchi on 21 March.

Spring Season
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On Stage Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Phil McIntyre Entertainments, by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management proudly presents Jason Manford: Muddle Class He’s back! It’s been a…

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On Stage Our RITA’s Comedy Club
Garret Theatre

Our RITA’s brings you fantastic headline comedians off the telly with the cream of the UK and International comedy circuit. 

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On Stage SJM Concerts presents Collabro
Storyhouse Theatre

Click here to book now After the success of last year’s huge sell-out theatre tour, Collabro will be back on…

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On Stage Zog
Storyhouse Theatre

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved Zog comes to life in Mike Shepherd’s magical adaptation with Johnny Flynn’s sumptuous folk score featuring live musicians. Zog promises to be roaring fun for all ages.

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (TBC)

Duration TBC | Dark wizard Grindlewald has escaped custody and is hatching an evil plan to rule over all humans. It’s up to Albus Dumbledore and Newt Scamander to undertake a dangerous mission to stop him.

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Activities #DementiaDO…the Basics
Garret Theatre

#DementiaDO…the Basics is a free dementia education session, open and available for anyone to attend. To date, over 7000 people…

Activities Breastfeeding Friendly Chester Halloween Craft Workshop
The Den

Halloween Craft workshop suitable for parents and pre-school aged children led by volunteers from Breastfeeding Friendly Chester. Breastfeeding Friendly Chester…

Activities Little Buds
The Den

Little Buds is a workshop suitable for ages 0-5, with a difference. It involves a variety of activities in one…

Activities Chester Poppy Appeal Launch

Storyhouse would be delighted if you could join in with the launch of the 2018 Poppy Appeal in Chester. There…

Activities Augmented Reality: Bring your drawings to life
The Kitchen

This one hour fun, hands-on workshop is perfect for young people who enjoy colouring in. We show you how to use the power of AR (Augmented Reality) to bring your colouring in to life.  

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The Addams Family (PG)
The Kitchen

1 hr 35 | WayWord Flicks | Join Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, and the rest of the Addams Family this Halloween at Storyhouse.

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Hocus Pocus (PG)
The Kitchen

1 hr 32 | WayWord Flicks | Teenager Max accidentally awakens a coven of witches – unless he can steal their book of spells there will be trouble ahead…

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Activities Free Arts and Crafts
The Kitchen

Arts and Crafts for all the family this October half-term. The perfect way to get creative on an autumn afternoon!…

Activities Painting Techniques Workshop
The Kitchen

Join us this half-term to learn all the different techniques you’ll need to create your very own masterpiece painting!

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