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Friday 30 June 7.30pm

Stagecraft School of Dance

Please come and join us for an evening of dance with pupils of all ages showing off their new or improved skills.

Tickets £10 concessions £8

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Mary Duff

Saturday 8 July 7.30pm

Mary Duff Show

Come and enjoy the wonderfully emotive, yet quietly powerful voice of Irish artist Mary Duff, a small country girl from Ireland, who was discovered by accident when she was only twelve years old! Mary has achieved many television appearances and a second place spot on the Billboard World Music Charts, her success has also grown in the UK. Her album, The Ultimate Collection, features 40 of Mary’s best loved songs and was her first ever British chart hit.

Tickets £22 concessions £20

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Thursday 13 July 8pm

The Dreamboys

The Dreamboys, the UK’s ultimate Magic Mike style show, are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2017.

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK's top male strip show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special guest appearances on some of the UK's biggest TV shows such as The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent, Celebrity Big Brother, Loose Women, This Morning, Geordie Shore and The Only Way Is Essex, plus massive sold out Worldwide tours, it's no wonder The Dreamboys have earned themselves the title of the only male strip group in history to have celebrity status.

If you're looking for the very best girls night out in the UK, look no further than these incredible stripping hunks. An action packed 2 hour show from start to finish, these boys will literally have you begging for more!!!

This is one action packed show full of Music, Muscle, Magic and Mayhem that will leave you breathless which you simply cannot afford to miss!!!

Book your Tickets now before it's too late!!!

Tickets £23.50 concessions £22.50

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The Upbeat Beatles

Sunday 16 July 7.30pm

The UpBeat Beatles

An evening of breathtaking harmonies and guitar solos all wrapped up in Scouse humour. As the name suggests, The Upbeat Beatles are a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals. You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them - eight bars of Twist and Shout and you will know why. From the depths of The Cavern to the Apple Roof Top, through Beatlemania, America, Sergeant Pepper to Abbey Road, their attention to detail will draw you into the world of the Beatles like no other show.

Tickets £18 concessions £16

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Goldielocks and the three bears

Saturday 22 July 2pm

Goldilock's and The Three Bears Singalong

The much loved fairy-tale Goldilocks and The Three Bears comes to life on stage in an unforgettable live stage production of song and laughter that the children will love. Goldilocks, the Three Bears and Ruff the Dog perform live in this exciting and fun filled musical production which takes a few twists and turns along the way with other new puppet characters and hopefully a happy ever after.

Kids will learn that music can be found everywhere as they sing and dance to all their favorite songs. Throughout the show there are interactive moments that children and parents alike can enjoy. Watch your kids take part in action songs like 'Head Shoulders Knees and Toes', 'If Your Happy And You Know It' and Sing a rainbow as well as many other all-time children's favorites. With different adventures from every character, the show will have parents and children alike laughing, playing and singing. Featuring fantastic costumes, an amazing stage set and colorful lighting, it will be an experience for all the family to remember and cherish.

Tickets £10 Family ticket (admits four) £35

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Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Saturday 29 July 7.30pm

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)
Music and Dance

Showcasing the breadth of performers both international and from the UK that participate in the festival each year, AIYF brings traditional dance from across the world for a highenergy evening with an eclectic mix of traditional music, song and dance performed by young artists.

Tickets £9 concessions £6

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Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Tuesday 1 August 7.30pm

Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF)
GMO Orchestra

AIYF present this international 60 strong youth orchestra to the North-east of Scotland for the first time, with a repertoire including orchestral film music, classic and contemporary composers.

Tickets £9 concessions £6

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Friday 4 August 2pm

ARTMoves

ARTmoves is a registered Scottish Charity working in Angus with Adults with Learning Disabilities. This year we are performing An adaptation of Shakespeare Richard The III. The group will be working with award winning playwright John Binnie and designer Robin Mitchell.

FREE


The Kilkennys

Saturday 12 August 7.30pm

The Kilkenny's

The Kilkennys, Ireland's newest balladeers come from a city steeped in music, history and folk culture. Their tunes flow from the source Kilkenny, a wellspring of Ireland's oldest beer and finest music. The band's following is growing internationally and their upward curve has been sure and steady. With passion and pride, The Kilkennys play old Irish folk songs and new songs of their own.

Tickets £15

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Bowie Starman

Tuesday 29 August 7.30pm

Bowie Starman

From Rebel Rebel to China Girl, Let’s Dance to Young Americans. Ashes to Ashes, Life On Mars, Changes, Heroes, Sound And Vision, All The Young Dudes, the list goes on and on.

Songs from all eras of David Bowie’s celebrated career are performed to perfection in this highly charged show.

The finest musicians and singers combined with an amazing performance from theatre stage star Michael King. Include big screen audio visual footage plus various costume changes and you have an awesome show taking the audience on a ‘Fantastic Voyage’ of Bowie hits.

‘STARMAN’ is not only the ultimate tribute to a legend, but also a highly entertaining, emotional and thought provoking musical celebration that you will want to see again and again.

www.bowiestarman.com

Tickets £22 concessions £21

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Arbroath Instrumental Band

Friday 1 September 7.30pm

Arbroath Instrumental Band

Arbroath Instrumental Band have this year been crowned Scottish Champions 2017, as they celebrate 120 years. The band began as part of the Horticultural Society’s annual show, held at Gayfield Park on August 4th 1893, where there was a brass band contest between six bands.

Tickets £10

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Les Miserables - Limelight

Wednesday 6 - Saturday 9 September 7pm nightly and 2pm Saturday Matinee

LimeLight Musical Theatre
Les Misérables - School Edition

Set against the backdrop of 4 August 1893 France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring the songs I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own – Les Misérables is the show of shows!

Tickets £12

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Opera Bohemia - La Boheme

Saturday 16 September 7.30pm Reid Hall, Forfar

La Bohème - Opera Bohemia

Opera Bohemia, Scotland's professional touring company, comes to Forfar with Giacomo Puccini’s romantic tragedy and one of the world's most loved operas. La Bohème is the tale of Mimi, the young seamstress, whose failing health can’t prevent her from falling in love with the charismatic poet, Rodolfo. This energetic and youthful production, accompanied by violin and piano, captures all the emotional highs and lows in Puccini’s romantic score; from playful banter to the rush of first love, to the devastating pain of heartbreak and loss. Sung in Italian with English subtitles, this intimate production by John Wilkie promises to be a memorable night for opera lovers and newcomers alike.

“This company is a wealth of extraordinary fresh talent” (The List)

"One of the most exciting new opera companies in the country” (The Herald)

“A breath of fresh air on the operatic circuit” (The Courier)

Tickets £15 concessions £6 under 18s £6


Les McKeowns Bay City Rollers

Tuesday 19 September 7.30pm

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

Bay City Rollers’ icon Les McKeown is back on tour. It promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s with the thrill and excitement of Rollermania, performing all the original hits including Bye Bye Baby, Shang-a-Lang, Remember, Summerlove Sensation and Give A Little Love and new songs from the upcoming new Bay City Rollers’ album.

Tickets £22.50

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Tony Stockwell

Wednesday 20 September 8pm

Tony Stockwell, Psychic Medium

Remarkably compelling, amazingly detailed and always humorous.

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell has a long established credibility as one of the top Intuitive Mediums and has shared the stage all round the world with international mediums such as Colin Fry, James van Praagh and Lisa Williams. Tony demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones with detailed messages frequently including names, dates and locations and all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy. The evening may include psychometry, photographs readings and psychic prediction.

Recent legislative guidelines insist that any Evening of Mediumship should be billed ‘for entertainment purposes’. Tony certainly uses his natural wit, showmanship and Cockney charisma to entertain but more important, Mediumship has the potential to change someone’s life and instil in them a sense of peace, comfort and purpose. We hope that nobody can fail to come away untouched by the experience

Tickets £22.50 concessions £19.50

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Notorious Dance

Saturday 23 September 2pm and 7pm

Notorious Dance

Notorious Dance are so excited to perform in their first dance show - Kings and Queens. The show will see dancers from the age of three showcase a dazzling performance! You don’t want to miss it!

Tickets £10 on sale 1pm Tuesday 6 June

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Mad About The Musicals

Sunday 24 September 7.30pm

MAD About The Musicals

Starring Jai McDowall winner of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and Michael Courtney. Mad About The Musicals celebrates the very best songs from the shows we all know and love! Brought to you by a cast direct from the West End, including the amazing vocalist and the winner of Britain’s Got Talent Jai McDowall and musical theatre favourite Michael Courtney - come and enjoy a host of musical favourites including Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Miss Saigon.

Tickets £22 concessions £21

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Michael English

Saturday 30 September 7.30pm

Michael English in Concert

Following the huge success of Michael’s recent Scottish Concert Tour earlier this year, he returns this Autumn & brings his show to The Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath on September 30th.

Michael is currently going from strength to strength on the Irish & UK Country scene for both his dances & concerts. And with accolades like "Best Country Dance Band" at The Irish Country Music Awards & "Performer of the year" at The Sunday World country Music Awards under his belt this year, 2018 will hopefully will prove to be yet another huge year for the Kildare man.

With another new successful album under his belt, “Take me Home” features all his current hits like “Tuam Beat” & “If you Love me Let me Know” along with some new material & some classic favourites like “Isle of Innisfree” & fabulous Charley pride medley.

This year sees Michael records his first ever DVD (Live) as well as perform at Country Music Venues in Ireland, UK, Canada, Portugal & Spain.

Tickets £20

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Tuesday 10 October 7.30pm

Stars of Irish Country

Join 4 of Irelands favourite Country Music Stars all on one super show following a sell out Scottish tour last year featuring the popular Mick Flavin, Louise Morrisey, Stephen Smyth and Frank McCaffrey who between them have scored countless accolades, notched up over 30 No 1 songs and have toured all over the world to packed houses. Each of the 4 stars will showcase all there trademark hit songs in the company of fantastic live Irish Country band Keltic Storm! This show is sure to be a sell out so early booking is advisable.

Tickets £21.50

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Rockin On Heavens Door

Friday 13 October 7.30pm

Rockin' On Heaven's Door

Back by popular demand for a 35 date UK tour...

ROCKIN’ ON HEAVEN’S DOOR is a breathtaking roller-coaster ride back to the heady days of the very first teenagers – fabulous 50s and the swinging 60s. This is a real, live wire show, quite rightly referred to in The Stage & Television Today as ‘A Classic Slice of Social History’. Featuring stunning portrayals of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran and the King Himself, Elvis Presley and backed by a superb rock ‘n’ roll band.

Tickets £23.50

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An Evening of Dirty Dancing

Friday 20 October 7.30pm

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi-award winning soundtrack to Dirty Dancing. A high energy, emotional roller-coaster of an evening with breathtaking choreography and buckets of nostalgia. Includes the classic songs Big Girls Don’t Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, and many more. Put your dancing shoes on and get ready to have the time of your life!

Please note this production is not affiliated with Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage on tour in the UK and worldwide

Tickets £20 concessions £19

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Doug Scott - Crawling Down The Ogre

Wednesday 25 October 7.30pm

Doug Scott - Crawling Down The Ogre

The Ogre is the most difficult of the world’s high mountains to climb. In 1977 Doug Scott and Chris Bonington made the first ascent; their subsequent descent, in the dark, immediately became an epic. Abseiling off the summit tower, Doug slipped on ice and swung into the cliff he had just climbed, breaking both legs just - shortly after, a storm blew in! Their escape is one of mountaineering’s greatest epics.

Tickets £15 concessions £13

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An evening with Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus

Friday 27 October

Strictly Theatre Co presents
An Evening with Kristina Rihanoff & Tristan MacManus

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of breathtaking dance routines - for one night only!

With amazing Ballroom and Latin routines such as the Waltz, the Paso Doble, the Samba and favourites the Charleston and the Argentine Tango.

The evening will also feature an amazing professional singer/host.

Kristina appeared on the BBC hit show for eight years, with her partners including Jason Donovan, Ben Cohen, Daniel O’Donnell, John Sergeant and Simon Webbe - with whom she made the final.

Tristan starred in two series of the BBC show, with the singer Jamelia and also ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ star Jennifer Gibney. He has also appeared on five seasons of the American equivalent, ‘Dancing With The Stars’, partnering Pamela Anderson and Gladys Knight, to name a few.

Tickets £24 concessions £23 VIP package £40 includes signed programme and meet and greet backstage with photo opportunity (strictly limited to 40)

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Saturday 28 October 7.30pm

Thank Abba for the Music

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves! Thank ABBA For The Music is a two-hour theatre spectacular that captures all of the magic and excitement of one of pop history's most successful and entertaining live bands.

Featuring all of ABBA's greatest hits, including Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take A Chance On Me, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Super Trouper and many more!

With stunning costumes, a seven-piece live band, interactive video projection, some tongue-in-cheek Swedish humour, and of course ABBA’s spectacular trademark harmonies - this is the ultimate feel-good party show!

ABBA and 70’s fancy dress optional … but encouraged!

THE BIGGEST PARTY WITH THE UK’S BEST ABBA TRIBUTE • The Sands Centre, Carlisle

YOU WERE AMAZING! • The Sage Gateshead

www.thankabbaforthemusic.co.uk

Tickets £18.50 concessions £17

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The Platters

Friday 2 February 2018 7.30pm

The Platters

The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The Platters through several personnel changes over the years but The Platters were one of the first African American groups to be accepted as a major chart group and were, for a period of time, the most successful vocal group in the world.

Performing The Hits that include: The Great Pretender, Only You, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, My Prayer, Twilight Time, Remember When and many many more.

Tickets £20

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Carpenters Gold

Sunday 1 April 2018 7.30pm

Carpenters Gold – Live in Concert

Produced by London West End Director of 80's Mania, The Abba Reunion Tribute Show and Abba Mania.

Carpenters Gold authentically performs their Greatest hits, such as Goodbye to Love, Solitaire, We've Only Just Begun, Top of the World, Yesterday Once More, Superstar, plus many more; recreating the look and sound of their worldwide 1970 tours, including a special highlight where 'Karen' plays the drums with her full live backing band.

The iconic voice of Karen Carpenter is a magically soothing one, and few vocalists can attempt to emulate her accurately. But International West End vocalist Vikki Holland-Bowyer has the warm dulcet tones which sound uncannily similar to the superstar. She undertakes the character of Karen superbly, paying meticulous attention to her mannerisms, 'brother – sister' relationship with 'Richard', and the playful interaction with her band and audience.

'Richard Carpenter', played by musical arranger vocalist Greg Stevenson, is also featured in the show performing on the piano, alongside his 'sister' enjoying on stage humour, often introducing the array of hits whilst light-heartedly engaging with his musicians.

Carpenters Gold supremely captures how they were ‘live in concert’ and is a must for all fans of the fantastic Karen and Richard.

Tickets £20 concessions £18


The Fureys

Friday 25 May 2018 7.30pm

The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to Webster Memorial Theatre on Friday 25th May 2018 as part of their 40th Anniversary tour.

The band was formed in 1978 literally by accident. George, Paul and Davey were playing in Denmark with their own band called the Buskers and Eddie and Finbar, while touring in Germany were involved in a road accident. When George and Paul got news of the accident they immediately travelled to Germany to be with their brothers. They then decided that they should all be playing together and this was the start of the FUREYS.

Inevitably changes have occurred over 40 years. Their brother Paul died suddenly in June 2002 and Finbar left the band in December 1996, however George and Eddie have continued to delight audiences on their tours and have just released a new 40th Anniversary CD.

The oldest of the brothers, Eddie Furey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folk revival where he met and shared accommodation in Edinburgh with then unknown folk singers Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell, now all famous in their own right. In 1969 he was the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout the USA and Canada. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England while Dave was still a teenager.

Their emotive songs stir many emotions,tears and laughter, sadness and joy.

www.thefureys.com

Tickets £20

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The Story of the Beach Boys

Saturday 4 August 2018 7.30pm

The Story Of The Beach Boys® - A Tribute

‘Good Vibrations’ - arguably the finest pop record of all time, just one of the many hits you will hear performed 100% live by just five professional performers that make up the “Beach Boyz Tribute Band” (previously known as The Beach Boys Band) in this smash hit show THE STORY OF THEBEACH BOYS® - A Tribute.

Along with a superb musical performance by the “Beach Boyz Tribute Band”, lead vocalist Tommy Read will lead you through the history of America’s biggest pop band The Beach Boys®.

Following the opening number Fun, Fun, Fun, sit back and enjoy Tommy’s light hearted delivery as the band embark on a fun filled set.

Learn how The Beach Boys® began, how their songs were constructed and about the private lives of The Beach Boys® themselves.

All this interspersed with the most comprehensive collection of hit records rivalled only by The Beatles.

Make no mistake; this show is a party, a party with a stunning soundtrack, a party to which you are invited, so come join the fun and experience what others are still talking about to this day!

During the party you will hear hits like I Get Around, God Only Knows, California Girls, Kokomo and many more, in a spectacular array of some 32 songs.

The Story Of The Beach Boys® will entertain you, astound you and leave you with a greater knowledge of the band that gave the world Good Vibrations!

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The Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1AW 01241 435800
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