June 2018 Shows presented by Hertfordshire local theatre and musical groups

Follow the links for playing dates, photographs and further details.
Each site is the responsibility of the theatre or theatre group presenting the show.

Important: Some of these shows may be fully booked in advance. You should always contact the Box Offices to confirm dates and times, and reserve seats before travelling.

Wednesday 30 May
to Saturday 2 June
web page Letchworth Arcadians
Into the Woods
St Christopher's Theatre, Letchworth
Friday 8
to Saturday 16 June
Company of Players
Flare Path by Terence Rattigan
Little Theatre, Hertford

Set against the backdrop of heartache and quiet bravery, Flare Path paints an evocative portrait of life in war time Britain for the RAF bomber crews and their wives and sweethearts waiting for their return....

Friday 8
to Saturday 16 June
Company of Ten
Dumb Show by Joe Penhall
Abbey Theatre, St Albans

Barry, a TV comic whose career and personal life are in steep and swift decline, is escorted to a smart hotel room to meet Greg and Liz, two journalists pretending to be bankers. They ply him with drink and drugs and entice him with promises of money and sex… It’s up to the audience to decide which of these three characters is actually the least immoral....

Monday 11
to Saturday 16 June
web page Pump House TC
By Way of Murder
Pump House, Watford

Film producer Jack Summers, and his actress wife Janie, have taken refuge at the Hall to escape death threats that Jack has been receiving. A visit by Detective Superintendent Beveridge puts Jack’s shady dealings under scrutiny, and when Jack’s bodyguard and one of Lady Sarah’s employees are murdered, and Janie is kidnapped and held to ransom, no one is sure who they can trust. It’s up to Beveridge to solve the crimes. Meanwhile, what is Miss Franklin – the Hall’s mysterious housekeeper – up to?...

Friday 15
to Saturday 23 June
Barn Theatre Club
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

Professor of phonetics, Henry Higgins, makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a Duchess at an ambassador's garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech. She conquers not only the voice and behaviour patterns that Higgins is teaching her, but also the heart of a young Aristocrat....

Thursday 28
to Saturday 30 June
web page Breakaway Theatre Company
The Taming of The Shrew
Inn on the Park, Verulamium, St Albans

A prank on the local drunk, intertwined relationships and the dramatic transformation of an ill-tempered woman....

Friday 29 June
to Saturday 7 July
Company of Ten
Happy Birthday by Marc Comoletti
Abbey Theatre, St Albans

Bernard is having an affair, and so is his wife. They’re spending the weekend at their country house where Bernard has also invited his mistress to celebrate her birthday. To throw his wife off the scent he invites his good friend Robert to pose as his mistress’s boyfriend. But Robert is actually Bernard’s wife’s lover… ...

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