Family Theatre February

POSTED ON: 27/01/2020

Looking for exciting family activities this February? Then look no further! With over 20 theatre and comedy events taking place this February, you’ll have tonnes of fun filled, hilarious and moving shows to experience and love. The complete list of February theatre events can be found, here on our events page, for now, here is our favourite family theatre events happening this month...  

BLKDOG

BLKDOG


A moving and theatrical dance performance by Botis Seva on what it is like to survive adulthood with a childlike mind. This blend of freeform dance and hip-hop shows a dynamic search for acceptance by an ageing artist attempting to retain his youth. This show is perfect for those looking for a fun and exciting new experience with the family, this sell out performer will not disappoint.

If you have some budding dancers of your own Botis Seva is also offering a workshop for 11-16-year olds to explore contemporary dance.

Find more about BLKDOG here

BOX

BOX


A dynamic acrobatic show with themes familiar to us all – from the highs and lows of sibling rivalry, to the rewards of working together and staying grounded. This show features impressive acrobatics and a mysterious box of tricks, BOX offers a humorous and uplifting tale about sibling connection, competition and compassion.

The first performance is sold out make sure you get tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Book tickets here

Brendon Cole - Show Man

Brendon Cole - Show Man


Strictly come dancing’s favourite Brendon Cole will have you dancing the night away at the Regent Theatre. Expect every style of ballroom and Latin dance from Brendan Cole and his hand-picked championship dancers, performed to the music and songs of some of the greatest legends and contemporary artistes. This is a feel-good show that all the family will love!

Chotto Xenos

Chotto Xenos


Inspired by Akram Khan’s award-winning full length solo XENOS, Chotto Xenos is a captivating dance production that takes young audiences back in time, exploring the often forgotten and untold stories of World War I colonial soldiers, in order to shine light on our present and future. This explorative dance performance will capture the imagination of its audiences and have you thinking about the impact of actions.

Chotto Xenos is also offering a workshop for children aged 7-11exploring storytelling, dance, movement and music.

Find more details here

Dukes Comedy Club

Dukes Comedy Club


Now fabulously celebrating its 10th birthday at the Wolsey, Duke’s Comedy Club continues to bring you the best comedy acts from around the world. Previous acts include Nish Kumar, Rachel Parris, Joel Dommett, Zoe Lyons, Gemma Whelan, Simon Munnery, Pete Firman and Henning Wehn to name but a few. You’ll be set to laugh the night away!

La Bohème

La Bohème


This operatic, moving performance will offer the family a new experience you’ll be surprised at how captivated with the story you’ll become. One of the most romantic operas ever written, it tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer. The set reflects the Bohemian art of 19th century France and will include, a brass band and snow effects. Expect to see a very special four-legged actor too!

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Messy

Messy


A charming tale of a disorganised girl trying her hardest to get it right! Meet Daisy. She's got a messy brain and a messy bedroom. No matter what she does, 'The Mess' just seems to follow her about! Which makes it very difficult to look for stuff. Important stuff. Like Mr Twiggy! When the class hamster goes missing in her care Daisy and her friend must do all they can to save the day. This charming family performance will steal your heart and make you laugh out loud.

My Mother Said I Never Should

My Mother Said I Never Should


A moving and funny exploration of the lives of four generations of women in one family. Shifting back and forth in time, we see their loves, expectations and choices play out against huge social change from 1900-1980s. Presented in British Sign Language and spoken English and featuring a cast of 1 hearing and 3 d/Deaf actors, this production’s visual, physical storytelling captures the rich breadth of communication styles that have always been used by the d/Deaf community. A wonderful performance accessible for all to enjoy and love.

Once, The Musical

Once, The Musical


Broadway is coming to The New Wolsey Theatre! Based on a cult 2006 Irish indie feature, originally shot on a micro-budget of just $160,000, Once tells the uplifting yet yearning story of a part-time Dublin guitarist busker who falls unexpectedly in love with a young Czech immigrant and fellow musician. As we follow their relationship across five short days, big changes happen to both of them in little ways. A wonderful stage favourite that all the family will love!

This is bound to sell out quick so get your tickets while you can!

Find your tickets here

Rise and Fall

Rise and Fall


Page one theatre are bringing an explorative and intriguing visual theatre performance for young audiences to Ipswich. Come and explore an ecosystem of balloons: universes in miniature. In Rise and Fall you’ll meet all manner of balloons from small floating moons to vast bouncing orbs. Forever expanding and contracting, balloons are free to float, fly and sway...

Shlomo's Beat Box Adventure

Shlomo's Beat Box Adventure


SK Shlomo is a world record-breaking beatboxer who makes all kinds of music using just his mouth and a mic. Join this sonic superhero and become one of his sidekicks in a world of funny sounds, brilliant noises and cool music, whether you’re aged 1 or 101! A world class musical act Shlomo will make your kids and you laugh out loud!

The Ballad of Maria Marten

The Ballad of Maria Marten


A thrilling retelling of Suffolk’s real-life murder mystery summer, 1827. In a red barn Maria Marten awaits her lover. A year later her body is found under the floor of the barn in a grain sack, barely identifiable, and the manhunt begins. Maria’s story sent shock waves throughout the country. A chilling murder mystery that will capture the whole family’s imagination.

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Vampires Rock

Vampires Rock


Steve Steinman returns to the Regent with the musical sensation that's been rocking the nation for the past 18 years. A tongue-in-cheeky and laugh out loud story line combined with an incredible stage, set, lighting and sound creating a show like no other. Featuring over 30 of the greatest classic rock anthems of all time, including Queen, AC/DC, Bonnie Tyler, Meat Loaf, Bon Jovi, Journey, Guns N’ Roses and many more. You and your little rock stars will be rocking the night away with this non-stop thriller of a show!

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