Theatres of Dreams
There’s an action-packed programme coming to St David’s Hall with cracking kids’ shows, superb stand-up
comedy and captivating classical concerts.
Keep the little ones entertained with hilarious Aussie musical group The Wiggles (Sun 6 Aug), whilst teenagers
will love the perfect parody and OTT rants of Miranda Sings (Mon 25 Sept).
There’s classical music too with the Family Prom (Sun 23 July) performed by Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra
and guest host, Connie Fisher. The Dance-Off features popular pieces from Beauty and the Beast, The Hunger
Games and Harry Potter. CPO also celebrate their 35th birthday with The Glory of Strauss & Elgar (Sat 15 July).
In the autumn, there’s The John Wilson Orchestra (Thurs 30 Nov) in A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals.
Plus, the 2017/18 International Concert Season offers 12 more breath-taking performances starting with St
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra and pianist John Lill (Tues 17 October)
Comedy shows include Jon Richardson (Thurs 28 Sept & Sun 1 Oct) and Russell Brand (Weds 11 Oct & Tues 27
Feb). Gardeners will love Monty Don (Thurs 2 Nov), and equally fascinating is Ray Mears (Thurs 19 Oct).
The Starman’s spirit lives on in The Bowie Experience (Fri 14 July), and similarly quirky is the weird and
wonderful world of The Spooky Men’s Chorale (Weds 12 July) and the scary and sinister Psychopath Night from
Cardiff ’s world-renowned author, Jon Ronson (Thurs 16 Nov)!
For more info and tickets: www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk or Call: 02920 878444
The New Theatre Cardiff also plays host to a fantastic mix of musicals, thrillers, drama and comedy this summer
In June THE WOMAN IN BLACK (6 – 10 June) “The most brilliantly effective spine –chiller you will ever
encounter”(Daily Telegraph) comes to the stage followed by a new production of THE GRADUATE, (20 – 24
June) based on the Oscar winning film with a memorable 60’s sound track. Jodie Prenger then stars in the first
major revival of feel good classic SHIRLEY VALENTINE (27 June – 1 July).
Ian Hislop’s THE WIPERS TIMES (12 – 16 Sept) explores satire on the front line during WWI. BUDDY (4
– 8 July) – the world’s most successful rock & roll musical - also makes a welcome return this summer, as does
children’s favourites BEN AND HOLLY’S LITTLE KINGDOM( 15- 16 July) and PEPPA PIG (25-26 Oct).
CILLA THE MUSICAL (31 Oct – 4 Nov) is a brand new show charting Cilla’s rise from an ordinary girl with
teenage dreams to one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers. Along with CABARET (17-21 Oct), and BLOOD
BROTHERS (26 – 30 Sept) this autumn, there is plenty of opportunity to have a great night out!
Visit www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk or call 029 20878889 for more info and tickets.