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Every weekend More Weekends provide a wide choice of Arts and Theatre events and entertainment across the country to enthrall, engage and entertain.
A perennial entertainment favourite, musicals range from those composed by Gilbert & Sullivan to modern day classics from the pens of Sir Elton John and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Must see musicals include The Phantom of the Opera, now in its 21st year , Les Miserables , Billy Elliot and The Lion King - the Disney classic.
Ballet & Dance
Choose from traditional ballet performances from established companies like The English National Ballet to contemporary dance from some of the many unusual and unique dance troupes who regularly tour and perform across the country.
Always guaranteed to lift your spirits, comedy entertainment ranges from stand up and one man shows, farces and spoofs, to the more traditional comedy theatre of Plater and Shakespeare. Comedy venues worth a visit, showcasing both established artistes and new rising stars include The Comedy Stores in London and Manchester and the Comedy Theatre and Trafalgar Studio 2, both in London.
There are always so many dramatic productions available, if drama is your preference you will be spoilt for choice. From the traditional Shakespearian epics to challenging contemporary works, performed in venues ranging from grand old baroque theatres to modern arts centres and unique settings like The Globe. More Weekends have just the right venue and performance to suit you.
To stir your soul there is nothing quite like Opera. From composers like Verdi and Puccini, classical operas include Carmen, Aida , La Traviatta and Madame Butterfly, performed by such great artistes as the members of The Welsh National Opera, Opera North and the English National Opera.