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Maidenhead Drama Festival

A week-long festival of one-act plays from local youth and adult groups, with comments each evening from a professional adjudicator and a host of trophies to be won.

WHY? Join us for the whole week and see if you agree with the final choices!

Courtyard Theatre
£10 (£9 conc)

other events you may be interested in

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Cunningham (U)

Dir: Alla Kovgan 2019 | 93 mins, DE/FR/US

Documentary tracing Merce Cunningham's artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery. From his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the world’s most visionary choreographers. A breathtaking explosion of dance, music and archival material.

WHY? A timely tribute to one of the world’s greatest modern dance artists

Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings. Offer applied in basket.

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Marie Francois plays the piano

Maidenhead Music Society presents

Haydn Sonata no. 53 hob. XVI/34
Chopin Scherzo no 1 B minor op. 20
Debussy Pour le piano
Ravel Jeux d'eau
Chopin Preludes op. 28

The Belgian pianist plays a programme including the first of Chopin’s Scherzos and all 24 of his op.28 preludes.

WHY? ‘Marie has a highly distinctive way of playing, emotional and intuitive’ Challenge Records

Courtyard Theatre
£15 (MMS Members £10), £5 under 18s or 1 free with an adult ticket

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42nd Street (PG)

Encore screening, filmed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Fresh off the bus from small-town America, Peggy Sawyer is just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she’s always dreamed of…

WHY? Featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re in the Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Dames and I Only Have Eyes For You

Courtyard Theatre
142 mins | £15

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RSC Live: King John

Richard the Lionheart is dead.

His brother John is King of England. Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family - King John will stop at nothing to keep hold of his crown.

WHY? Shakespeare’s rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this vivid new production

Courtyard Theatre
£15

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Macbeth

Join an all-female troupe for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare's classic.

Forget the tears and tragedy - this is a frantic, delirious, full-of-beans show like you've never seen before.

Pedalling from venue to venue with all of their set, props and costumes on the back of their bikes, the HandleBards are a four-strong troupe of actors who are spending the summer bringing environmentally sustainable Shakespeare to venues across the UK.

WHY? ‘Explodes with energy and is a genuine treat from start to finish’ ★★★★★ The Stage

Courtyard Theatre
£15 (£13 conc)

Presented by The Handlebards.

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9 to 5 The Musical

West End and Broadway Smash Hit 9 to 5 The Musical comes to Maidenhead.

With music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnik, the show is based on the 1980 hit movie.

Pushed to boiling point, Violet, Judy and Doralee concoct a plan to get even with the sexiest, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot that is their boss. They dream up a scheme to
get even with their boss Franklin Hart! With Hart otherwise ‘engaged’ the ‘girls’ give their workplace a makeover and take control of the company!

WHY? This hilarious story of friendship and revenge is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little bit romantic

Courtyard Theatre
£19 (Wed and Sat 2.30pm), £18 conc (Wed and Sat 2.30pm), £20 (Thur, Fri and Sat 7.30pm)

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Some adult humour, bad language and mild nudity

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Make A Play in Three Days

Led by Troublemaker Theatre Company

Create a play from scratch in just three days! Explore different elements of theatre such as acting and script writing before performing your masterpiece at the end of the course.

10+ years

Mon 6 – Wed 8 Apr 10am – 4pm
Performance at 4pm
£100 (£90 RBWM Advantage Card holders)

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