The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham’s spring-summer 2019 brochure is brimming with scorchers – from a Green Day musical and Tom Gates Live to Gloucestershire’s very own Eddie the Eagle making his stage debut – and the SoGlos team have selected six shows we think you’ll want to snap-up tickets for.
The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham is undoubtedly one of Gloucestershire’s finest entertainment venues, playing host to an eclectic line-up of drama, dance, comedy, ballet, opera and music events throughout the year. Running until July 2019, pick up a copy of the spring-summer brochure and book your tickets in advance.
Monday 8 to Saturday 13 April 2019
Described as the feel-good musical of the year and spilling over with smash-hits from the 80s (think Culture Club, Cyndi Lauper, Depeche Mode and a-ha) Club Tropicana stars _The X-Factor_winner Joe McElderry alongside a host of small screen stars and a Sugababe in a vibrant summery show, which is set to make the Everyman Theatre’s audiences shimmy. Shoulder pads and blue eyeshadow optional.
Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 April 2019
Based on the legendary Oscar-winning film with Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, the stage version of Rain Man sees two long-lost brothers embark on a journey across America. Starring soap stalwarts Paul Nicholls and Chris Fountain as Charlie and Raymond, and already gaining great reviews on this national tour, expect a poignant and tender stage experience at the Everyman Theatre.
Thursday 23 to Saturday 25 May 2019
Starring the Olympic ski-jumper himself, and making his stage debut no less, audiences can see the true story of local legend Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards on stage in the Everyman Theatre Company’s own production of Fly Eddie Fly. It’s 1988 and Great Britain has never had an Olympic ski-jumper. Step forward an unlikely man with a huge dream, cast iron nerves and milk bottle glasses – in this feelgood comedy musical.
Wednesday 29 May to Saturday 1 June 2019
Based on Liz Pichon’s exceptionally-popular children’s books, a brand-new production of Tom Gates Live on Stage is heading to the Everyman Theatre, during the May half term school holidays. Following the story of a boy who’s doing everything he can to avoid getting into trouble, but somehow manages to do just the opposite, families can expect a riotous stage adventure aimed at children 7 and above.
Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 June 2019
With a bohemian and barmy combination of hit men and corporate conspiracy, catch Dead Dog in a Suitcase when Kneehigh’s blazing production returns to the Everyman Theatre by popular demand – four years after it made its debut in Cheltenham. An incredibly inventive production, audiences can expect wit, wonder and weirdness (and a loud bang!) in this dynamic production.
Tuesday 2 to Saturday 6 July 2019
Green Day fans, you’ll have the ‘time of your life’, when explosive rock musical American Idiot hits the Everyman Theatre stage in July, marking the 10th anniversary of the show that premiered on Broadway and has had two hit runs on the West End. Expect iconic tunes and a powerful storyline set in the post-9/11 Unites States.
Wednesday 03 April 2019
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