May 2019 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.

Friday 26 April
to Saturday 4 May
Barn Theatre Club
Kindertransport by Diane Samuels
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

The ĎKindertransportí took place at the beginning of WWII, placing over 10,000 Jewish children in British foster homes. The play jumps back and forth between three time periods: Pre-war, War and Post-war, and depicts the agony of separating a child from her parents, an act of sacrifice that also wreaks devastating results....


Tuesday 30 April
to Saturday 4 May
St Albans Musical Theatre Company
Our House
Alban Arena, St Albans
Friday 3
to Saturday 11 May
Company of Ten
Things I Know To Be True
Abbey Theatre, St Albans
Friday 3
to Friday 3 May
BArts
Let's Do Lunch -- All That Jazz
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

From the improvised music of the African slave to syncopated rhythms, jazz, dance crazes and ípopí ......


Tuesday 7
to Saturday 11 May
web page Green Room
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Wyllyotts Theatre
Wednesday 8
to Saturday 11 May
web page Digswell Players
Donít get your Vicars in a Twist
Digswell Village Hall

Desperate to find the funds to pay for his daughterís wedding, Church Warden George Williams seizes the opportunity to rent out the vicarage while waiting for a new vicar to be appointed. The booking is to a touring Theatre Company, who are to stage a Murder Mystery weekend in which a female Vicar and a Bishop are among the cast. Unfortunately for George, a new female Vicar is appointed to the vicarage before the Murder Mystery weekend can take place. George thinks he is still in luck when th...


Wednesday 8
to Saturday 11 May
Little Gaddesden Drama Club
Thicker than Water by Patrick Isherwood
Little Gaddesden Village Hall
Wednesday 8
to Saturday 11 May
web page Broxbourne Theatre Company
Annie
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyoneís hearts. Despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City, she is determined to find her parents. They had abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other Orphanage girls, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In fun-filled adventure after adventure, Annie foils Miss Hanniganís evil machinations. She even befrien...


Wednesday 15
to Saturday 18 May
Hertford Dramatic & Operatic Society
High School Musical
Hertford Theatre (formerly Castle Hall)

It's the first day back at school after the winter break at East High. Basketball team captain Troy discovers that the brainy Gabriella, a girl he met singing karaoke on his ski trip, has just enrolled. They cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the High School Musical. Brother and sister duo Sharpay and Ryan have starred in every school musical and will do anything to continue. However Troy and Gabriella's alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well....


Sunday 19
to Saturday 25 May
FFBOS
Copacabana
Dugdale Centre, Enfield
Friday 31 May
to Saturday 8 June
Barn Theatre Club
Boudica by Tristan Bernays
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

A brand-new ancient-history play in verse about one of Britainís most iconic women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel. AD 61, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire, rebellion is brewing. Queen Boudica returns. And this time she has an army. She will have revenge. She will have blood. She will make Rome quake in fearÖ...



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