Live In Liverpool
ON 31 January 2015, the
Kaiser Chiefs started the latest Tour of the UK, in Liverpool, by
tweeting "And we're off!!!" The band is a massive
Alternative, Rock, Pop band from Yorkshire and that could be seen
clearly at the ACC Liverpool located on the former King's Dock.
After the show, a very pleased band posted on Facebook "Thanks
for kicking things off last night Liverpool." Full review of
this show will be posted in the next issue, but for now, please
enjoy these 6 fantastic photos, taken by Jo Forrest. Also if you
want to see the show and missed it in Liverpool, the band is still
to play at the following venues:-
► On 9 February they
will be at the Pavilions, Plymouth;
► On 10 February at the Bournemouth International
Centre Bournemouth, Dorset.
► On 11 February at The Brighton Centre, Brighton,
The last 2 performances of
this Tour will take place at:-
► 13 February, at The
London O2 Arena.
► Valentines' Night, 14 February
2014, at the First Direct Arena in Leeds.
If you attended, please let us know your
memories of the event by emailing us to:-
Get Ready for Bandroyale
Southport's longest running and most loved live music band
competition returns this spring to the 'Fox
and Goose!', on Cable Street, in Southport. Prepare to feast your eyes, ears and dancing
feet, with over 50 genre spanning musical acts, as the talented groups compete
every Friday night until early summer for the right to call themselves this
years champions... Plus we cant forget to mention the little matter of a £1000
Grand Prize!! The grand launch of this event will take place
on 6 March 2015, then run every Friday night until early summer. £2
early doors entry every week... Plus if you win 'Rock, Paper Scissors'
games, you might get in for FREE!!! If you have a band, and you want to enter, you
must apply by Douglas Wood, via the bar. BUT they expect to have the full
line-ups', by next week, so get in contact as soon as possible.
Dirty Dancing is
heading to Liverpool Empire in 2015!
Photographs by Chris Nash.
THE Producers of the UK and
Ireland tour of 'Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage'
are delighted to announce that 8 new venues have been added
to its run. Now the record breaking, phenomenal show 'Dirty
Dancing' will play the Liverpool Empire from
Tuesday, 7 April to Saturday, 25 April 2015. The additional
dates for the smash hit show include:-
► Birmingham Hippodrome, over
Thursday, 30 April to Saturday, 23 May 2015.
► Theatre Royal, Nottingham over
Tuesday, 26 May to Saturday, 13 June 2015.
Theatre Royal Plymouth, over Tuesday, 16 June to Saturday, 4
Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, over
Tuesday, 7 July to Saturday, 25 July 2015.
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, over Tuesday, 4 August to Saturday
22 August 2015.
Royal Norwich, over Tuesday, 25 August to Saturday, 5 September
His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen,
over Tuesday, 8 September to Saturday, 3 October 2015.
Cymru, Llandudno, over Tuesday, 6 October to Saturday, 17
Casting is to be announced. Demand
is expected to be high, so early booking is advisable!
As previously announced, the second UK tour of'Dirty Dancing –
The Classic Story On Stage' launched at the Bristol
Hippodrome on 15 March 2014 and has, to date, visited Sheffield,
Newcastle, Southampton, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Wolverhampton,
Milton Keynes, Leeds and Oxford. In the 1st few months of 2015, it
will also visit Eastbourne, Sunderland, Edinburgh, Cardiff and
Concurrently the show is also enjoying huge success
in Europe: after a recent sell out season in Vienna, Austria, the
show continues to Tour in German speaking territories, is currently
wowing audiences in Italy, and will open in Paris in January 2015,
prior to embarking on an Arena Tour of major French cities, with
each individual production using local German, French and Italian
speaking companies. The show has also just re-opened in Sydney,
prior to a new Australian Tour marking the 10th Anniversary of the
original stage show.
The 1st ever UK Tour of 'Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On
Stage', which launched in 2011, took an unprecedented
£42,000,000 at theatres across the country, received standing
ovations and 5 star reviews, and smashed box office records in
Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dublin, Leeds and Stoke-On-Trent. In 2013,
'Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage' returned to the
West End and played at the Piccadilly Theatre in London until 23
February 2014, prior to launching the current UK and Ireland tour.
The current cast includes:- Gareth Bailey as Johnny
Castle, Roseanna Frascona as Frances 'Baby' Houseman,
Claire Rogers as Penny Johnson, James Coombes as Dr. Jake Houseman,
Julia J. Nagle as Marjorie Houseman, Jessie-Lou Yates as Lisa
Houseman, Colin Charles as Tito Suarez, Alexander Wolfe as Neil
Kellerman, Michael Remick as Max Kellerman, Wayne Smith as Billy
Kostecki and Mark Faith as Mr Schumacher and also features James
Bennett, Sarah Cortez, Lizzi Franklin, Francis Haugen, Antony
Hewitt, Verity Jones, Lewis Kirk, Robin Lake, Garry Lee, Carly
Miles, Carlie Milner, Simone Mistry-Palmer, Marlon Moore, Brandon
Lee Sears and Natalie Winsor.
Produced by Karl Sydow and Joye Entertainment, in association with
Lionsgate and Magic Hour Productions, and written by Eleanor
Bergstein, script writer of the phenomenally successful 1987 film,
the production features the much loved characters and original
dialogue from the iconic film, with exciting extra scenes added in.
The tantalising dance sequences and brand new
choreography come alive on stage, set to the hits from the
unforgettable soundtrack, including:- 'Do You Love Me?',
'Hungry Eyes' and the Academy Award winning '(I've Had) The
Time Of My Life', plus many additional songs, making the show a
truly extraordinary live experience.
'Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage'
originally opened at London's Aldwych Theatre in 2006 with a
record-breaking advance of £15 million, making it the fastest ever
selling show in West End theatre history. The production became the
longest running show in the history of the Aldwych Theatre and
played to over 2 million people during its triumphant 5 year run. A
hit show all around the world:- 'Dirty Dancing – The Classic
Story On Stage' has previously played in Australia, New
Zealand, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and South Africa,
consistently breaking box office records.
To book visit the Liverpool Empire Box Office, call:-
0844 871 3017 or buy
online. Please note that
fees apply to telephone and online bookings, avoid fees by buying
tickets at the box office.