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Publication Date:- 2018-03-02
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An Exciting Spring Season Lined Up For Liverpool's Epstein Theatre

A world premiere, Shakespeare favourites, household comedy names and top musical entertainment will kick start the new Spring Season in style, at the 1 and only, Liverpool's Epstein Theatre.   There's a packed programme of top entertainment planned to take audiences through the coming months...

The Epstein will play host to the world premiere of:- 'Lennon's Banjo,' telling the story behind the most famous missing musical instrument in the world. A strong cast will be joined on stage by ex-Beatle drummer Pete Best, for 3 special performances during the 2 week run. Lennon's Banjo runs from 24 April to 5 May 2018.

Lennon's Banjo, from Pulse Records and Bill Elms and penned by Rob Fennah... 'Twopence to Cross the Mersey', is a comedy stage play about the disappearance of Lennon's 1st musical instrument and the hunt to find it. The show features:- Eric Potts, Mark Moraghan, Jake Abraham, Lynn Francis, Danny O'Brien, Stephanie Dooley, Alan Stocks, and Roy Carruthers.

The theatre welcomes back Liverpool actor Daniel Taylor and his merry band of players for 2 of Shakespeare's most popular plays:- 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and 'Romeo and Juliet.' The double Bard bill runs from 11 April to 15 April 2018.

Daniel Taylor's immersive Shakespeare production:- 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' was a big hit in 2017, and the magical play returns for a 2nd run, being performed in repertory with the greatest love story of them all:- 'Romeo and Juliet.'

Meanwhile Jimmy Osmond, Jason Donovan, Griff Rhys Jones and Joe Lycett are among the big names making a date at the Hanover Street theatre during Spring.

Comedy kicks off the new season with:- 'Not The Nine O'Clock News,' '3 Men in a Boat' and Alas Smith and Jones star Griff Rhys Jones on 3 February 2018, with his:- 'Where Was I?' tour, promising stories and anecdotes from four decades of his travelling life.

Edinburgh Comedy Award and double Chortle Award winner John Robins presents:- 'The Darkness of Robins,' on 24 February 2018, while an audience favourite Joe Lycett makes a New Year date with his 'I'm About to Lose Control' and 'I Think' Joe Lycett show, on 23 March 2018 and 24 March 2018.

Immersion Theatre brings brings Rudyard Kipling's classic tale:- 'The Jungle Book' to life for audiences of all ages on 18 February 2018.

'The Hound of the Baskervilles - The Hit Farce' plays, on 22 February 2018, and follows the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Dr Jane Watson as they unravel a murderous mystery on the Devonshire moors.

Galton and Simpson's scrap merchant father and son, when 'Steptoe and Son' visit the Epstein for one night only, on 14 March 2018, reliving some of their finest misadventures.

Music fans have plenty to look forward to this season, with a strong line up of talent. Fleetwood Bac bring the classic tracks of 'Fleetwood Mac' to the Epstein on 9 February 2018; while Neighbours actor, pop singer and musicals star Jason Donovan entertains with his:- 'mazing Midlife Crisis Show,' on 14 February 2018.

Liverpool's own China Crisis present their Flaunt The Imperfection full album live and greatest hits tour on 16 February 2018; while Judie Tzuke, 1 of the UK's finest singer / songwriters, brings her 'Peace Has Broken Out' tour to the City, on 23 February 2018.

The irresistible sound of Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons is recreated by 'The New Jersey Boys,' on 25 February 2018, with a show featuring a host of massive hits including:- 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'Oh What a Night.' Another legendary music icon is celebrated in 'The Spirit of Elvis In Concert' on 10 March 2018, starring Gordon Hendricks, as the King himself.

While music legend Jimmy Osmond celebrates the talent of his great friend and mentor, the late Andy Williams, in 'Moon River and Me,' on 15 March 2018 and 16 March 2018.

Los Pacaminos are 1 of the UK's most popular live bands, and they come to the Epstein on 18 March 2018, and will be joined by 80's legend Paul Young. There's a 'Rock and Roll Revolution Featuring The Bluejays,' on 25 March 2018.

The entertainment continues for grown ups when:- 'Klub Kids Presents Alyssa Edwards - The Secret is Out Tour,' on 3 March 2018. A favourite from 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' expect lots of laughs, secrets and high kicking. 'While The Dreamboys' have a hot date with Liverpool, on 22 March 2018, as part of a sizzling new UK tour.

The new season also features plenty for younger audiences. The talented LHK Youth Theatre Presents - 'A Night of Musicals' on 11 March 2018 and 12 March 2018, promising classic tunes from some of the greatest stage shows.

Families are invited to get involved at Crafty's Creepy Castle, on 10 February 2018. Come along in your scariest costume and join the adventure to find hidden treasure. There is also a meet and greet for every child.

Finally, a real season highlight for audiences of all ages is:- 'Jack And The Beanstalk,' the Easter panto from LHK Productions starring Liverpool's very own Ray Quinn. The panto runs from 29 March to 8 April 2018. Since appearing on:- 'The X Factor,' Ray has gone on to win an army fans through his performances in:- 'Dancing On Ice' as well as in stage shows including:- 'Grease,' 'Dirty Dancing' and 'Legally Blonde.'

To book tickets and for more details visit:- EpsteinLiverpool.Co.UK or call them on:- 0844 888 4411. Alternatively you cal also pop  in, in person at The Epstein Theatre's Box Office, from 2pm to 6pm Monday to Thursday and 12pm to 6pm Friday to Saturday.

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