Churchill Theatre, Bromley launched their new season on 14 August. The autumn season includes a range of musicals, plays, live music performances and dance.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula, a new adaptation from Jenny King and produced by Olivier Award-Winning Matthew Gale is a multi-sensory production to get you in the mood for Halloween. It runs from 16-20 October
Richard Alston brings his dance company to the theatre on 3 October for his new show Mid Century Modern, celebrating his 50 years as choreographer with new pieces created by Alston and Martin Lawrance https://churchilltheatre.co.uk/Online/tickets-richard-alston-bromley-2018
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra bring Colourful Classics on 23 September. Conductor Jamie Philips explains what the show is about. Tickets can be purchased here
An array of musicals shape the autumn season; Liverpool features prominently with West End hit Blood Brothers running from 4-8 September and Cilla, written by Jeff Pope and produced by Bill Kenwright this is an adaptation of the TV Drama starring Sheridan Smith.
Rock of Ages, whose cast treated us to a couple of songs, comes to the Churchill as part of its UK tour. The acclaimed West End Jukebox musical is on from 20-22 September.
A musical adaptation of Dreamwork’s Madagascar (which Carole L reviewed during its New Wimbledon Theatre run) makes its way to Bromley starring 2016’s X Factor winner Matt Terry as Alex the Lion between 25-29 September
Churchill Theatre has also co-produced with Music and Lyrics a new adaptation of Doctor Dolittle starring Mark Williams (Fast Show, Harry Potter) with Vicky Entwistle (Coronation Street, Ackley Bridge, Les Misérables) as his trusty side-kick Polynesia, with Brian Capron (Coronation Street, Grange Hill, Where The Heart Is) playing both the vivacious Albert Blossom and the mighty Straight Arrow.
We were also treated to a dress rehearsal of Flashdance, starring Joanne Clifton and Ben Adams, which opens to tonight (15 August)
The autumn season is promising, showing Churchill Theatre’s range as a community space but also as a touring venue that can compete with the likes of New Wimbledon and Richmond. I hope you are looking forward to this as much as I am