October 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.

Wednesday 2
to Wednesday 2 October
web page BArts
My Kind of Music
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

From Show and Film Music to Pop Songs and Classical - Something for every taste! Free lunchtime music sponsored by BArts, featuring pianist Barbara Manning...


Monday 7
to Saturday 12 October
web page Putteridge Bury G&S Society
Iolanthe
Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin
Tuesday 8
to Saturday 12 October
web page Hertford Dramatic & Operatic Society
Sister Act
Hertford Theatre (formerly Castle Hall)

Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music....


Wednesday 9
to Wednesday 9 October
web page BArts
BArts Open Evening
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

Meet the people who put arts into the heart of the local community. Art and Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Music, Photography. A great opportunity to find out what’s going on locally and maybe find a new interest. Backstage Tours, Lighting Displays, Exhibitions. Come and meet many of our 30 affiliated groups. Bar Open! Free Entry! Free Entertainment!...


Friday 11
to Saturday 19 October
web page Company of Ten
Dealing with Clair
Abbey Theatre, St Albans

Selling houses can be a difficult business, as estate agent Clair knows only too well. So when she introduces cash buyer James to anxious new vendors, Mike and Liz, it all seems too good to be true. But tensions rise as the enigmatic James pries deeper into Clair’s personal life with devastating results....


Friday 11
to Friday 11 October
web page BArts
Let's Do Lunch -- A Different Drum
Spotlight Theatre (formerly Broxbourne Civic Hall)

Unconventional, eccentric people may be entertaining, infuriating, famous or notorious and some actually change the world......


Friday 18
to Saturday 26 October
web page Barn Theatre Club
The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow
Barn Theatre, Welwyn

The acclaimed 2005 parody version of the Hitchcock film, after the John Buchan novel....


Wednesday 23
to Saturday 26 October
web page Belmont Theatre Co
Love in Idleness by Terence Rattigan
Pump House, Watford

Michael Brown returns from Canada after the Second World War, only to find his mother embroiled with a hard-line Tory. ...


Thursday 24
to Friday 25 October
St Albans Chamber Opera
The Boatswain’s Mate by Ethel Smyth
Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans
Saturday 26
to Saturday 12 October
web page Harpenden Light Operatic Society
The Addams Family
Harpenden Public Halls

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal...



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