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Issue:- 8 May 2014

Epstein Theatre reveals new Summer Season

AS the summer starts to draw nearer, so does the exciting new season at the Epstein Theatre. The venue has already enjoyed an impressive start to the year, bringing a wide selection of music, comedy, plays, films and musicals to its audiences which is set to continue in their new season program.

Music lovers will be spoilt for choice as there is a vast array to whet their appetite over the coming months, starting on Saturday, 10 May 2014, when the biggest night in Euro-Pop, the Eurovision Song Contest is screened live at the theatre. There will be food, music, karaoke, games and competitions and promises to be a night of glitz, glamour and hilarity for lovers of all things Eurovision.

After 2 successful movie nights earlier in the year the theatre are bringing a double-whammy British film feature on Friday, 16 May 2014, where audiences can enjoy screenings of 1979 film Quadrophenia, loosely based on the 1973 rock opera of the same name by The Who and the thrilling and mad-cap MINI adventure in the 1969 classic caper The Italian Job.

The music continues on Saturday, 24 May 2014, with Liverpool's favourite Beatles tribute band, The Mersey Beatles, playing their Get Back to Liverpool show one final time, filled with all the favourite Beatles classics in one fantastic concert. Enjoy a great evening's entertainment on Wednesday, 28 May 2014, with Frank Ifield; one of the world's biggest pop stars in the early '60s, the show includes stories behind his rise to fame and songs and music of the time. Then on Thu 29 May 2014, enjoy an intimate, acoustic set from 10cc's Graham Gouldman and Heart Full of Songs. Graham and other band members Mike Stevens and Iain Hornal will leave audiences captivated as they perform a collection of some of their biggest hits.

Thea Gilmore brings her honey toned voice on Sunday, 8 June 2014. Her razor sharp lyrics and melodic flair have cemented her status as a truly unique and gifted recording artist and songwriter. She will be performing a selection of her classic hits from her extensive repertoire. Sultry seductress Millie Doller is back with a sensational new show as The Martini Lounge returns on Saturday, 21 June 2014. Unanimously regarded as the must-see Burlesque and Variety show in the UK, The Martini Lounge brings glamorous burlesque performances, variety, comedy and vocal acts together for a stylish and enchanting night of variety entertainment.

1930's style comes to the Epstein Wednesday, 2 July to Saturday, 5 July 2014, as LHK Youth Theatre Company presents Bugsy Malone. Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Dandy Dan, Tallulah and Blousey Brown in this fantastic musical production filled with plenty of great dance routines and lots of splurge! Then returning favourite Dean Friedman is back on Saturday, 12 July 2014, performing songs from throughout his 3 decade career, including familiar chart-topping radio hits and fan favourites.

Audiences can enjoy an incredible evening of musical theatre on Sunday, 20 July 2014, with Jennifer Ellison Fame Academy. This one night action packed extravaganza showcases the students of the Jennifer Ellison fame academy, featuring scenes from some of the best loved TV, film and theatre moments as well as the biggest musical hits of recent years. Then a variety act like no other on Saturday, 26 July 2014, as LHK Productions present Liverpool's Next Superstar. Join the excitement as Liverpool's Next Superstar 2014 is crowned. From singers to comedians, watch as the Crème de la crème of Liverpool's talent is judged. Perfect fun for all the family and is not to be missed!

Rounding off the incredible banquet of music for this season on Saturday, 6 September 2014, is Dreaming of Kate. With a remarkable resemblance to Kate Bush in vocal style and appearance, the extraordinary singer and performer Maaike Breijman brings the music of Kate Bush live to the stage. Dreaming of Kate is not just a tribute band: it is a live experience.

There is something extra special for the kids this summer, as the Epstein and LHK Productions are delighted to announce that they will be launching their 1st ever Young Performer's Summer School. Running for 2 weeks, week 1 Monday, 28 July to Friday, 1 August 2014 and week 2 Monday, 4 August to Friday, 8 August 2014, each week the young people will receive expert training from industry professionals working towards an energetic and exciting performance.

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Theatre Manager Rebekah Pichilingi said:- "After a great start to the year we are very excited for the new season. We are committed to bringing our audience a diverse range of high-quality entertainment and I can't wait for them to see all the wonderful shows we have on offer."

To check out the new Epstein Summer Brochure online also you can book by calling:- 0844 888 4411, as well as logging on to:-  Plus if you can always book in person at the theatre box office that is open from 2pm to 6pm Monday to Thursday and from 12 noon to 6pm, Friday to Saturday.

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