Theatre events

Theatrical events coming soon at the Pump House…

Rickmansworth Players Youth presents:

The Jungle Book Kids / High School Musical Jnr

The Jungle Book Kids  - The "man cub" Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human in Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the jungle is jumpin' with a jazzy beat featuring a host of colourful characters and favourite songs from the movie.

Performances 7pm and 2pm matinee  - £6 including details of any concessions, £12 if you book to see both shows.                                                          Box Office: www.junglemusical2019.co.uk

High School Musical Jnr - Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life at The Pump House in Disney's High School Musical Jnr.  Troy , Gabriella and the students of East High must deal with issues of love, friends and family while balancing their classes and extra curricular activities. The show's infectious, danceable songs are sure to entertain audiences young and old.

Performances 8:30pm and 3.30pm matinee - £8 including details of any concessions, £12 if you book to see both shows                                             Box Office: www.junglemusical2019.co.uk

 

Mark Waghorn presents:

The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll & Mr Hyde

This is a one-man show performed by Mark Waghorn- this one  raising funds for charity.

It's a faithful adaptation for the stage of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic mystery tale about the conflict between good and evil and was well received when Mark performed it a few years ago.

Gabriel John Utterson is Henry Jekyll's lawyer and most trusted friend. Deeply concerned by a strange clause in his friend's will, Utterson feels compelled to investigate the sinister Edward Hyde - Jekyll's unlikely protégé. Convinced that Jekyll and Hyde's relationship is founded on Blackmail , Utterson embarks on a quest to learn more , but - as he does so , he finds the truth to be far worse than he  could ever have imagined.

Set in Victorian London at Scotland Yard , Utterson & Inspector Newcomen recount for a select audience the climactic events that have unfolded at Jekyll's house the night before and in so doing , explain the strange case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde...

Colne River Room  7 pm

Tickets £9.00, £6.00 (concessions) https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jekyll-and-hyde or Telephone 0333 666 3366 (note £1.75 booking fee applies to phone booking)

Due to demand another show has been added on 3rd March

Belmont Theatre Company presents:

Gail Young

Bothered and Bewildered

A comedy drama about one woman's struggle with Alzheimer's. The play follows Irene and her two daughters Louise and Beth as the girls lose their mum in spirit but not in body. Irene's imaginary friend and favourite author Barbara Cartland also appears.

 

Ticket Price £13.00 concessions £11.50  (over 60/under 18)

07917324179

 

Mark Waghorn presents:

The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll & Mr Hyde

This is a one-man show performed by Mark Waghorn.

It's a faithful adaptation for the stage of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic mystery tale about the conflict between good and evil and was well received when Mark performed it a few years ago.

Gabriel John Utterson is Henry Jekyll's lawyer and most trusted friend. Deeply concerned by a strange clause in his friend's will, Utterson feels compelled to investigate the sinister Edward Hyde - Jekyll's unlikely protégé. Convinced that Jekyll and Hyde's relationship is founded on Blackmail , Utterson embarks on a quest to learn more , but - as he does so , he finds the truth to be far worse than he  could ever have imagined.

Set in Victorian London at Scotland Yard , Utterson & Inspector Newcomen recount for a select audience the climactic events that have unfolded at Jekyll's house the night before and in so doing , explain the strange case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde...

Colne River Room  7 pm

Tickets £9.00, £6.00 (concessions) https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/jekyll-and-hyde or Telephone 0333 666 3366 (note £1.75 booking fee applies to phone booking)

 

Pump House CYT presents:

Ageless

A brand new play that is part of this year’s National Theatre Connections programme called Ageless.  This intriguing one act play by Benjamin Kuffour is set in a not too distant future, where Temples pharmaceutical corporation has quite literally changed the face of ageing. Their miracle drug keeps its users looking perpetually teenage. With an ever youthful population, how can society support those who are genuinely young?

All tickets £6

Rickmansworth Players presents:

In association with Rickmansworth Players

Ordinary Days

Ordinary Days is a one act musical set in New York, follows four characters, Claire, Jason, Warren and Deb, exploring how their ordinary lives connect in the most amazing ways.

All tickets £9

ordinarydays.co.uk

Pump House CYT presents:

Flour Babies

Flour Babies by Anne Fine.

Let it be flour babies. Let chaos reign.

In this one act play, when the annual school science fair comes round, Mr Cartwright's underachieving class don't get to work on the Soap Factory, the Maggot Farm or the Exploding Custard Tins. To their intense disgust they get the Flour Babies - sweet little six-pound bags of flour that must be cared for at all times.

All tickets £6

Pump House Theatre Company presents:

The Pillowman

Having written a set of gruesome short stories about child murders, Katurian is an obvious suspect when copycat events take place in the town.  Memories of his brother Michal's childhood and the need to protect his work from destruction lead to disturbing discoveries.

This powerful play has explicit language that some may find disturbing. It is suitable only for adult audience!

 

Tickets: £12.00 ( Concessions £10.50) / Monday night £8.00 ( no concessions)

Box Office: 0333 666 3366 or www.pumphousetheatrecompany.com

Radlett Theatre Company presents:

Radlett Theatre Company present

Boeing Boeing

Journalist Bernard Lawrence has his hands full in the romance department; he has three girlfriends, all stewardesses. Ingeniously, he's arranged it so that their layovers don't overlap , keeping each woman unaware of the others. But Bernard's fool-proof scheme comes crashing down when new, fast jets are introduced. With the girls set to arrive at his Paris apartment all at once, matters are made worse by a surprise house guest Robert with a scheme of his own.

 

Tickets £10.00 Concessions £8.00

Opening night all £8.00

Box Office No. 07958326908

Rickmansworth Players presents:

Wyrd Sisters

Award-winning Rickmansworth Players are proud to perform the fantastic Terry Pratchett's sixth Discworld novel Wyrd Sisters, adapted by Stephen Briggs .

The Kingdom of Lancre is in turmoil following the death of King Verence in mysterious circumstances, and the throne passing to his cousin and his wife, Duke & Lady Felmet, who are ruling with an iron fist. The only person who can take the throne is the infant Prince. However he is missing, last seen in the charge of Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick, three local witches. The witches have a rule never to interfere but, with the life of a child at stake and the fate of the kingdom at hand ...

Granny has a saying about rules, if you are going to break them "Break them good and hard!"

Box Office www.wyrd2019.co.uk  Tel.03336663366

Ticket price £14.00 Concessions £12.00 Tuesday preview/Saturday Matinee - all tickets £12.00

NRYA presents:

NRYA present

Oliver Twist

This production is not a musical but a stage adaptation of the Dickens Classic.

Follow little 'Oliver Twist' on his journey from rags to riches.

 

Ticket price £12.00

Box Office No: 07702965851

Belmont Theatre Company presents:

Ken Ludwig's

Be My Baby

A comedy with the incompatible mature couple John and Maud who are forced to travel to the States to collect a baby that their young married relatives have arranged to adopt. They meet many colourful characters in their journey and return transformed, thanks to the cutest baby in California.

 

Tickets £13.00 and  £11.50 (under 18/ over 60)

Box Office No: 07917324179 or  Ticketsource.co.uk/Belmont-theatre-company (opens March)

Pump House Theatre Company presents:

How The Other Half Loves

Written by Alan Ayckbourn

This hilarious comedy, has a composite set of two over laid living rooms allowing for simultaneous action in two places, Fiona Foster and Bob Phillips are having an illicit affair unbeknownst to each other's partners, and their cover story involves helping an unaware third couple, the Featherstone's, leading to farcical misunderstandings and events .

 

Tickets £12.00, concessions £10.50 - Monday night tickets £8.00 no concessions

Box Office No 03336663366 or www.pumphousetheatrecompany.com

Watford Borough Council presents:

Watford Short Film Festival 2019

Watford Short Film Festival returns for its second year in 2019 to showcase some of the best local, national and international film-making talent.

Open to an audience of avid film fans and film-makers alike, watford Short Film Festival celebrates the best drama, factual and animated content.

Times of performances to be confirmed

Entry - Free