Monday 9th – Sunday 29th December
Babes In The Woods
BABES IN THE WOODS is this year’s Magical Family Panto at the Webster Memorial Theatre and opens to the public on Thursday the 12th of December and runs until Sunday 29th of December. Babes in the Woods is written by and stars Mark Cox (“Tam” from Still Game ).
BABES IN THE WOODS follows the story of our young babes, and a host of memorable characters; Wicked Witch, sweet old uncle, horrible hairdressers, greedy squirrels and a Brave Hero (who’s not that brave) and many more. Songs, laughter, scary bits… and a bit of dancing too! Will you help rescue the babes from the Right Creepy Woods? Join us for a show that promises good old fashioned family fun at its best. It’s bound to be a show to remember. Come on…THE BABES NEED YOU!!”
Follow the link to hear Carlos, (aka "Tam" from STILL GAME) spill the beans on Babes In The Woods. Cast also includes Callum Cuthbertson (Dad, Gary-Tank Commander) and Kirsten McLean (Limmy’s show), Gavin Wright and Floss Ross.
This year’s Webster Memorial Theatre Panto is produced by MJ Cox Productions in association with Angus Council.
Preview Performance Thursday 12 December
Tickets: Adult £10 Child £5
Early Bird Tickets available until 28th September:
Tickets £8 - £17
Family saver £43 - £47
Groups 10+, 2 free tickets
Ticket Prices from 1st October:
Tickets £8 - £19
Family saver: £50 - £53
Groups 10+, 1 free ticket
Schools Performances Monday 9 December - Tuesday 17 December.
Contact 01241 435804 for schools information.
Early Bird Ticket (until 28th September) £6.50
Tickets from 1st October: £7.50
Teachers/Assistants, free places available
Sunday 5 January 6pm
A Viennese New Year
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
The Royal Scottish National Orchestra returns to the Webster Theatre to welcome in the New Year in traditional Viennese style with a gala concert full of waltzes, polkas and marches, led by the music of the ‘Waltz Kings’ – the Strauss family.
Conductor James Clark and the Orchestra will be joined on-stage by Scottish Soprano, Nadine Livingston who will perform a selection of beautiful period songs and arias.
The evening will be filled with all your Viennese favourites including On the Beautiful Blue Danube, the Overture to Die Fledermaus, the Emperor Waltz and many, many more!
Tickets £16.50 Concessions £14.50 Students / Under 16s £8
Saturday 18 January 7pm
Angus Tayside Young Farmers
Cabaret Competition 2014
The local Young Farmers Clubs will once again compete in the annual Angus Tayside Cabaret Competition. Come along and support Brechin YFC, Forfar JAC and Strathmore JAC in their productions in an evening of tense competition complemented by supporting acts.
Showcasing local talent, this will be a fun filled evening of music, dance and humour not to be missed. Who will triumph this year?
Tickets £8 Concessions £5 (under 16 only)
Tuesday 11 February – Saturday 15 February 7.30pm
Saturday Matinee 2pm
Arbroath Musical Society
ANNIE is arguably the most performed musical in the world. It has become a favourite of schools and amateur dramatics groups due to its rags-to-riches plot and memorable songs. Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie. Since opening in 1977, ANNIE has had several major revivals worldwide and twice been madeinto a movie
Now Arbroath Musical Society bring this well loved show to Arbroath, for the first time!
Tickets £12 Concessions £10 (Senior Citizens & Under 16s) Family ticket £35 (2 Adult 2 Concession) Groups 10+ £10 with 1 free ticket
Wednesday 19 – Saturday 22 February 7pm
Saturday Matinee 2pm
The LimeLight Company
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century 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 £10 (Wednesday performance £8)
Friday 28 February & Saturday 1 March 7pm
One Act Play Competition
Scottish Community Drama Association
Angus District heat of annual national one-act play competition, organised by the Scottish Community Drama Association.
Local drama clubs perform short plays with public comments and judging by Colin Peter from Edinburgh. The Angus winners go through to the next round of the competition.
For each night’s programme, or for more information, phone 01674 675466 or see SCDA website: www.scda.org.uk
Tickets £9 Concessions £7
On Sale from 14 January 2014
Monday 3 March 7.30pm
The Irish House Party!
Dublin’s No’1 award winning music and dance show offers the warmest of welcomes to the finest house party in town. Starring All Ireland Champion musicians, fantastic presenters with great banter and not forgetting some excellent Irish dancing, this amazing multi-talented gathering deliver the best traditional night of musical entertainment the Emerald Isle has to offer!
The musicians will astound with their ability, craft and knowledge and take you on a journey of rhythm, song and dance in an intimate, friendly and homely atmosphere.
The show has become one of Dublin’s must see events and with fans such as Dara O’Briain, Louis Walsh, The Dubliners and even International chart toppers The Wanted (with whom they recently played live with on The Late Late Show) you will find yourself in wonderful company. Inspiring a fun spirit wherever it plays The Irish House Party look forward to sharing a great night of Celtic celebration in true Irish style.
Friday 7 March 8pm – 3am
Paranormal Investigations... Ghost Hunt
Afterdark Paranormal Investigations
Join the largest paranormal event team in the UK as we take you on a terrifying night of lone vigils and group experiments as we try and communicate with the ghosts that live in the Webster Memorial Theatre. Book now as there are very limited places for this first ever event at the theatre…
N.B. Over 18’s only. No alcohol. All paranormal equipment is supplied. You will require a torch and light refreshments for through the night. You are welcome to bring cameras with you. Please note mobile phones are required to be turned off and cannot be used as cameras.
More information is available on the website please visit: www.afterdarkparanormalinvestigations.co.uk
Monday 10 – Friday 14 March
Arbroath & District Musical (Competitive) Festival Association
Pre-school, Primary, Secondary School and adult choirs, solo singing, percussion, brass, piano, woodwind, guitars, verse.
All classes are adjudicated by professional adjudicators.
Tickets: Season ticket £20 Day ticket £6
Per session: Adults £3 Juvenile £1 Under 5 free
Patron’s tickets available on request. Tickets can also be purchased ‘on the day’ from Box Office. Morning, afternoon and evening sessions available. Contact Box Office for times.
Tickets on sale from 19 February
Saturday 15 March 5pm
One Act Play Competition
Scottish Community Drama Association
Northern Divisional heat of annual national one-act play competition for youth teams, organised by the Scottish Community Drama Association.
Winning youth drama teams from Angus, Aberdeen, Perthshire and Orkney perform short plays with public comments and judging by Richard Ellis from Edinburgh. The winning team goes through to the Scottish Finals in June.
For details of the teams taking part, or for more information, phone 01674 675466 or see SCDA website: www.scda.org.uk
Tickets £10 Concessions £8
On Sale from 14 January 2014
Monday 17 March 2.30pm
Bless ‘Em All
Duggie Chapman Associates
From the Producers of WE’LL MEET AGAIN Duggie Chapman Associates bring a brand new Wartime Cavalcade.
Starring Comedy Entertainer STEVE BARCLAY, by special request a return of Britain’s Greatest Virtuoso of the Ukulele ANDY EASTWOOD, and New Singing Star LUCIA MATTESS. With full supporting cast of singers JAMIE STEEN and MERVYN FRANCIS and the live music of the MARTYN ST JAMES BAND here is a tribute to our Armed Forces of yesterday, today and tomorrow. With all the great songs and music of the 1940’s, this is damp eye nostalgia, which leaves everyone with a warm and sentimental glow.
Tickets £14 Concessions £12.50 Groups 10+ 1 free ticket with every 10 purchased
Thursday 20 Friday 21 March 7.30pm
Arbroath Male Voice Choir
With Guest Star Lesley Garrett
Come join Britain’s favourite soprano, Lesley Garrett and the Arbroath Male Voice Choir in the intimate setting of the Webster Memorial Theatre for a fabulous and unforgettable evening of music and song to celebrate 80 years of the choir - truly an event not to be missed!
With over 40 men on stage this popular east of Scotland choir will bring audiences the power and passion of male voice singing with selections from the popular, classical and musical theatre repertoire under the direction of Sheena Guthrie.
Lesley Garrett, CBE, is Britain’s most popular soprano, regularly appearing in both opera and in concert, on television and CD; she has won both critical acclaim and the affection of many fans and music lovers.
Tickets £20 (no concessions)
Friday 28 March 7.30pm
Arbroath Rotary Club
A musical evening featuring a variety of local acts. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Heart Start UK Charity.
Come along and be entertained.
Tickets £12 Concessions £10
Friday 4 April 7.30pm
The Nathan Carter Show
Nathan Carter is now the biggest name in Irish Country Music. This young man at the age of 23 has taken Ireland by storm and it is large crowds or full houses wherever he goes. He is becoming a big favourite in Scotland and this show in Arbroath gives an opportunity to hear some of his great hits like, “Wagon Wheel”, “One For The Road” and “ The Rainbow in Glenfarne”. With Nathan being an expert accordion player you can expect a bit of a hooley as well. Also on the show is Lisa Stanley, the likeable presenter on the Phil Mack TV show. Lisa is the daughter of Ireland’s legendary Maisie McDaniels.
Tickets £17 (no concessions)
Saturday 5 April 7.30pm
Beyond The Barricade
Beyond The Barricade Limited
Celebrating 15 Fantastic Years
Back by overwhelming public demand and celebrating it’s 15th fantastic year with a sensational new show for 2014, the UK’s longest running musical theatre concert, Beyond the Barricade re-creates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity and features a cast of past principal performers from the West End production of Les Miserables, and the 25th Anniversary Concert at the 02 Arena.
The UK’s leading concert of its kind, includes hits from Miss Saigon, The Lion King, Phantom Of The Opera, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, Blood Brothers, The Jersey Boys and many more hit musical productions, climaxing with a spectacular finale from, of course, Les Miserables!
Don’t miss the Musicals Event of the Year!!
‘5 star rated show’….’fight to get a ticket for this dazzling show! www.whatsonstage.com
Tickets £17.50 Concessions £15.50
Wednesday 9 April 1pm & 3.30pm
Postman Pat Live
Premier Stage Productions & Classic Media are delighted to present a brand new, fun-filled, all action show featuring everyone's favourite postman.
See Pat and his friends live on stage in an exciting new story – It’s Showtime!
It's the day of the Great Greendale Talent Show and there’s much excitement as this year a top talent scout will be on the lookout for a rising star. Postman Pat has a new karaoke machine to deliver for the show – but when the machine breaks down it looks like the talent show might be in jeopardy. Can Pat save the day?
With songs, laughs and audience participation, together with brand new scenery and costumes, Postman Pat Live is the must see show for 3-6 year olds.
Tickets £12 Children £10 Family of 4 £40
Thursday 10 Friday 11 April 7.30pm
Iconic Live – The Ultimate Show
The Ultimate Show. Quite simply a stunningly beautiful blend of Music, Vocals and Dance. A thought provoking and inspired mix of Old and New Genres and Styles, with unique arrangements, brought to life by an amazing Cast. Darren Shaw, Danny Werner, Kaylie Rawcliffe, Bogdan Demcuk, Garyn Wiggins and Victoria Jones, as individuals excel in what they do, with multiple Awards between them.
This visually stunning show will only be surpassed by the Vocalist, Dancers and Musicians that will encompass all your senses, through emotive performances and why we are - Routinely Spectacular. See iconic-live.com for more information.
Tickets £17 Concessions £15 Group 9+ £12 Family £45 (2 adults 2 children)
Saturday 12 April 7.30pm
Foster & Allen & Their Musicians
The Ultimate Collection Tour
For over three decades Foster and Allen have been entertaining audiences all over the world and performing all their hits including A Bunch Of Thyme, Maggie, After All These Years, Old Flames, I Will Love You All My Life... and many more. Foster and Allen's 'Ultimate Collection Tour' of the U.K. comes in the middle of a world tour which takes in Australia, Canada and their home country of Ireland in 2013 and South Africa, New Zealand, the U.S. and the U.K. in 2014.
Foster and Allen's latest album The Ultimate Collection reached the U.K. Top 40 and is their 30th charting album in their amazing career. They released their first ever autobiography Foster and Allen - Our Story in August 2013 and began broadcasting their own TV series 'The Foster and Allen Show' in September. Foster and Allen's music and easy listening sound remains as fresh and exciting as ever and they love entertaining, especially playing to a live audience.
Tickets £21.50 Concessions £19.50
Saturday 19 April 7.30pm
Angus Strathspey & Reel Society
Angus Strathspey & Reel Society welcomes fiddlers from Angus and other parts of Scotland to join them in playing a great variety of Scottish traditional fiddle music. Join us for an evening of song and humour from guest artistes.
Thursday 24 April 7.30pm
The Best of the Eagles
Talon Music Ltd present the ‘OFFICIAL UK No. 1’
Now in their seventeenth year together Talon have been recognised by the ‘Agents Association of Great Britain’ at the ‘National Tribute Awards’ as the ‘OFFICIAL UK No. 1’ Eagles tribute show. Their 2014 production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It Easy, Desperado, Take It To The Limit, Life In The Fast Lane, The Last Resort and many more. With world class musicians, immensely powerful four part vocal harmony and exact musical production Talon’s reputation continues to grow. Their ability to evolve and go from strength to strength in delivering bigger and better shows year on year continues with what promises to be an EVENT…
Early booking is advised for this Concert.
Talon perform the songs of the Eagles with reverence and super talent JACK TEMPCHIN (Eagles Hit Songwriter)
Crisp crackling professionalism all the way NEW YORK TIMES
Tickets £18 Concessions £17 Young persons £13 Child £8
Thursday 5 June 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Love Changes Everything
M. A. Promotions
So you missed Michael Ball in concert? Don't panic!
You now have the chance to hear the music of Michael Ball in this wonderful one night concert.
Join Michael Courtney and his band in celebrating the music of Michael Ball. This two hour show is brought to you by one of the UK's finest singers and guest artists.
From, 'One Step Out Of Time' and 'This Is The Moment', to the stirrings of 'Les Miserables'. Including songs from artists such as Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel and songs from musicals, 'Carousel', 'Oklahoma', 'Sweeny Todd' and 'Phantom Of The Opera', there's something for everyone!
Michael Courtney is Superb! A real ringmaster of an entertainer - The Stage 2012
Tickets £17 Concessions £15.50 Matinee £13
Sunday 29 June 7.30pm
An Evening of Dirty Dancing
An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is the original smash hit tribute to one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time, and has been wowing audiences nationwide since 2010.
This sell-out spectacular is a barnstorming, theatrical celebration of the iconic music from this classic movie. Dirty Dancing boasts the greatest film soundtrack of all time and all the hits are here, superbly performed in this fast moving, slickly choreographed theatrical treat. Songs include: Big Girls Don't Cry, Hey Baby, Wipeout, Do You Love Me, Hungry Eyes and, of course, the Oscar-winning (I've had) The Time of My Life.
This sexy song and dance spectacular is a real roller coaster, featuring a dynamic cast of incredible performers sure to show you the time of your life!
Please note this show is not affiliated with 'Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage' currently on tour in the UK and worldwide
Tickets £18 Concessions £16
The Webster Memorial Theatre, 64 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1AW 01241 435800