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Nottingham Puppet Festival
Until 21st April

Various Venues

logo For the the Puppet Festival, Nottingham comes to life with puppetry of every kind in all corners of the city.

Enjoy shows, talks, film screenings, workshops and free outdoor events at the Nottingham Puppet Festival.

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Liberation Squares
By Sonali Bhattacharyya. In Association with Brixton House
Nottingham Playhouse and Fifth Word
Until 27th April

Nottingham Playhouse

poster They hang out, hide from bullies and challenge each other with TikToks, beat-boxing, dance routines… They just want to build their social media empire, or study astronomy, or become as good a rapper as Megan Thee Stallion. But they undergo a political awakening when they realise that what you say – even what you think – is viewed very differently depending who you are.

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A Doll's House
by Henrik Ibsen
Until 20th April

The Lace Market Theatre, Nottingham

poster A married woman leaves her husband and family... but it is 1879. A furore flared up not only on stage but in contemporary reaction to the play across Europe. Norah is the wife of a professional in small town Norway. She has children, a comfortable home and much else... so why go and leave even your children behind?

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Life of Pi
Nottingham Puppet festival
Until 20th April

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

poster Based on the best-selling book by Yann Martel, the five-star hit show heads to Nottingham. Winner of five Olivier Awards, including Best New Play! After conquering the West End and Broadway, the five star ‘theatrical phenomenon’ (Telegraph) embarks on its biggest adventure yet.

Jaw-dropping visuals and world-class puppetry combine in a unique and ‘breath-taking’ (The Times) theatrical event that is ‘a wonder to behold’ (Daily Mail).

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The Monocle
Rendez-Vous dance
16th April

Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

poster Welcome to The Monocle, where nothing is impossible! This highly virtuosic contemporary dance performance featuring the voluptuous jazz chanteuse Imogen Banks presents the untold story of Le Monocle, a secretly notorious lesbian cabaret in 1930s Paris. Inside The Monocle women laugh loudly, drink the night away and abandon themselves into smooth and passionate dances.

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First Encounters With Shakespeare
Romeo & Juliet
RSC
16th & 17th April

Bonington Theatre, Arnold

poster When Romeo meets Juliet, the world around them melts away. But then reality kicks in; their families are enemies, and they will never be allowed to stay together. With the world against them, they hatch a plan to escape the lives they were born into. But fate has other ideas.

This 90-minute version of Romeo and Juliet uses an edited version of the original language to create the perfect first introduction for young people aged 7-13 and their families.

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Oh What A Lovely War
The 60th Anniversary Tour
Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park Arts Centre
16th - 20th April

Derby Theatre

poster A cornerstone of modern musical theatre and one of the very greatest stage satires, Oh What A Lovely War is an extraordinary theatrical journey bringing to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War.

Roll up, Roll up! And take your seat for the ever-popular ‘War Game’!

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My Mountain Life
Simon Yates of Touching the Void
Makiom Ltd
17th April

Nottingham Arts Theatre

poster A fascinating and humorous evening, acclaimed by both regular theatre patrons and outdoor enthusiasts alike! On the remote Siula Grande in Peru in June 1985, mountaineer Simon Yates found himself in a desperately unenviable position. He was slowly being pulled off the mountain face by his injured partner, Joe Simpson, dangling on the rope 50 metres below. His decision to cut the rope saved both their lives in the epic of survival that followed and with the publication of the book ‘Touching The Void', later film and stage play, both climbers became household names.

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Home, I’m Darling
Bonington Players
24th - 27th April

Bonington Theatre, Nottingham

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The Kite Runner
16th - 20th April

Nottingham Playhouse

poster Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, adapted by Mathew Spangler and directed by Giles Croft, this haunting tale of friendship spans cultures and continents and follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.

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IOLANTHE
Melbourne Operatic Society
Chatsworth Arts Centre Events
17th - 20th April

Duchess Theatre, Derbyshire, NG10 1EF

poster Iolanthe was the first of Gilbert and Sullivan's operas to premiere at the Savoy Theatre. The story concerns a band of immortal fairies who find themselves at odds with the House of Peers. The opera satirises many aspects of British government and law.

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Disney’s Frozen Jr
Spotlight Theatre
19th - 21st April

the space, Squire Performance Arts cEntre, Nottingham

poster Based on the 2018 Broadway and West End musical, it features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway and West End production.

You’ll see all your favourite characters including Princesses Anna and Elsa, and their friends Sven and Olaf. Loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humour, Frozen Jr. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart!

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Little Shop Of Horrors
University of Derby Musical Theatre Society
20th - 21st April

Robert Ludlam Theatre, Derby, DE22 1JD

poster The University of Derby Musical Theatre Society are proud to present their 2024 production, "Little Shop of Horrors"! Join us on the 20th and 21st of April for a classic musical filled with laughter, romance, and...plants. Secure your tickets now for this unique musical experience featuring a talented cast and an electrifying live band.

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Mountbatten Hospice Wing Walk 2024
Emily Jones

In 2024, I am taking to the skies and taking part in the first charity Wing Walk on the Isle of Wight in aid of the wonderful Mountbatten Hospice on the island who looked after my lovely Dad and our whole family in his final weeks.
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Sherlock Holmes - The Sign Of Four
by Nick Lane
Robin Hood Theatre Company
23rd - 27th April

Robin Hood Theatre, Averham, Nr Newark

poster ″When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.″ Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, The Sign Of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's epic second Sherlock Holmes tale, a breath -taking yarn brought to life in this spectacular new stage adaptation.
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Home, I’m Darling
Bonington Players
24th - 27th April

Bonington Theatre, Nottingham

poster The Bonington Players are pleased to announce that, following sold-out seasons at the National Theatre and in the West End, and a national tour, we are proud to bring Laura Wade’s Olivier Award-winning comedy to the Bonington Theatre.

How happily married are the happily married?

Every couple needs a little fantasy to keep their marriage sparkling. But behind the gingham curtains, things start to unravel, and being a domestic goddess is not as easy as it seems!
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