MEET Jess and Joe as part of the Pay What You Can series at the Harlow Playhouse
WHEN thinking of Harlow Playhouse, intimate gigs with live unsigned bands is not generally the image conjured up. When booking tickets for BBC Music Introducing Essex I was totally unsure of what the evening would entail. When arriving at the newly revamped playhouse bar and café the atmosphere was very different from any I had experienced there. There was a buzz in the air,
THE music and lasting legacy of Jimi Hendrix can be enjoyed on Wednesday October 12th at the Harlow Playhouse.
FOLLOWING the success of the Northern Ballet resident offer in February, the Council is offering another opportunity for Harlow residents to visit their local theatre for free.
Following it’s WEST END success at the ‘Leicester Square Theatre’, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is currently the biggest and the most successful No 1 International touring theatre show celebrating the lives and career of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.
TAKING on one of the great anti-war plays of the twentieth century is a tall order. But on Monday night, that is what Contexture Theatre Company attempted to do.
ON Saturday 1st October at 7:45pm, the Harlow Playhouse are hosting a one night only event in Theatre 2 are showing Daughters of Fortune: Mia.
Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians
Directed and choreographed by former Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is coming to UK this Autumn.
TO re-use a well-worn phrase, Katie Markham had the Harlow Playhouse at Hello. Katie’s first number was the standout hit from the third album “25”. Katie’s craft and her outstanding backing band really set the tone with the first number.
AWARD-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili has announced a huge 108-date 2016 & 2017 UK tour of his brand new show ‘Schmuck for a Night’, from Monday 3rd October 2016 – Saturday 20th May 2017. Full tour listings follow the interview. Here he sits down for a chat with Ben Williams…
EMILY Hollands and Bill Lennon complimented each other and were a strikingly realistic tribute to the original pairing of Carole King and James Taylor, physically and musically.
THIS Tuesday sees the Harlow Playhouse welcoming up-and-coming artists Secret Company and Anna Pancaldi to its 120 seat Studio Theatre. The event, in partnership with BBC Introducing, seeks to promote new local acts and give them the opportunity to share their music on a wider platform.
NOT for the first time, Buddy The Musical has chosen Harlow as the first leg for a nationwide tour that will take them deep into 2017.
THE WORDS and music of Carol King and James Taylor at the Harlow Playhouse.
ALTHOUGH there have been many imitations Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story has stood the test of time. The show has inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals, including Mamma Mia and We Will Rock You, still remains a true original and a musical phenomenon.
JOE Brown MBE is well known for being one of the UK’s original rock ‘n’ roll guitar pioneers. More recently, since The Concert For George, he’s become the leading light and staunch champion of the ukulele. But his history is unique and remarkable.
HARLOW Playhouse and BBC Introducing in Essex join forces to present a very special series of live gigs, all hand-picked to nurture and give exposure to the freshest artists across the UK.
SOMEWHERE, deep within this performance was a good play trying to break out. But on a warm evening at the Harlow Playhouse, Chaplin, starring former Coronation Street favourite, Steven Arnold, never really got going.
ON the back of an incredibly successful 25th anniversary worldwide tour, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is back in the UK in 2016. The autumn tour visits Harlow Playhouse from 31 Aug – 3rd Sept.
97 years go by in a flash; an afternoon lasts an eternity. In a care home lounge, Marsha begins the last day of her life. She cannot go quietly. As radiators burn and Jeremy Kyle blares, rivalries and relatives jostle for space on the Axminster carpet. Packed with witty observations, this mesmerising new show shines a light on how we cope, or don’t cope, with ageing.
HEAD to The Victoria Hall Theatre from 20th July and see your favourite characters from the comedy classic Blackadder. Edmund has taken up with the dizzy Queen and her daft Nurse. Blackadder, supported by his manservant Baldrick and sidekick Lord Percy, will find themselves thwarted by his adversaries including Lord Melchett.
A heart-warming and powerful story told through the eyes of a young boy on his journey through the dark streets of Victorian Vaudeville London to the glitz of early Hollywood. This story follows Chaplin through his early career, showbiz ambitions and often-fractious relationship with his mother, family and his first love.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN SEASON. Take a seat, would you like a cup of tea? Don’t worry; you’re In Good Hands, the hair salon where people come for cuts and stay for chats. Julie got a start-up grant. Now, Lisa is her best customer and business is doing… Fine. Don’t miss this magical piece of theatre by Playhouse favourite Catherine Ireton and Grace
THE creative minds behind the public performances of Makin’ Steps seldom fail to impress and “To The Movies” was no exception. Just for starters, the opening bars of the theme to “Jaws” accompanied by a menacing shark’s fin took us through a compilation of over twenty movies played out in silhouette on the company’s ‘Big Screen’ before Abbie Middleton Evans and Charlotte and Janine Rudin took us into the Little Shop of Horrors.