A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG, The Trio and More Set for Rose Theatre Kingston, May-July 2013


Rose Theatre Kingston has announced its upcoming shows and events for May-July 2013. Details below!

Rose Theatre is located at 24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL. Box Office: 08444 821 556 (bkg fee). For tickets and more information, go to www.rosetheatrekingston.org (bkg fee).

A Rose Theatre Kingston and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Production
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
By Peter Nichols, Directed by Stephen Unwin.

Cast includes Ralf Little as Bri. Bri is a school teacher. His wife, Sheila, loves amateur dramatics. But their daughter Josephine is more than they bargained for and life is getting difficult...

This fast-paced black comedy blazes with the love and pain, the anger and strain of a young couple raising a disabled child. Highly theatrical, frequently heart wrenching and often very funny, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1967) is one of the great plays of the modern British theatre.

Tue 30 Apr - Sat 18 May
7.30pm, 2.30pm Thurs & Sat mat
£8.00 - £28.50

Andy Parsons

Andy started in TV on Spitting Image becoming one of the main writers before embarking on a stand-up career which has led to such shows as Mock The Week and Live at the Apollo. This, his fourth show, is his favourite yet - come and get your dopamine fix. Andy Parsons - coming near to a theatre near you - and then throwing his satnav out the window and phoning for directions.

Sun 5 May
£10.00 to £15.00

Jazz First Tuesdays
The Kingston University Big Band

Kingston University presents a free lunchtime jazz concert in the Rose's Culture Café. The Kingston University Big Band is led by well-known trumpeter Andy Gibson, who has also performed with Shirley Bassey, Eartha Kitt, Lena Horne, the Three Degrees, Suzi Quattro and Donna Summer, to name but a few.

Tue 7 May

Variety Cafe
The Mariska Barnett Trio

Kingston University presents a free lunchtime jazz concert in the Rose's Culture Café. Born in Australia, Mariska began singing jazz and pop as a teenager with local bands before relocating to London in her early twenties.

Wed 8 May

Loving Linda

The fifth concert in aid of Target Ovarian Cancer in memory of comedian Linda Smith features a superb comedy line-up including Phill Jupitus, Andy Hamilton, Stewart Lee, Barry Cryer, Ronnie Golden, Jenny Eclair and Jo Caulfield. With music from Carol Grimes & Dorian Ford.

Sun 12 May

Jazz First Tuesdays
Giuseppe Lupis

His piano works have been broadcast by Sky Classica TV and others and performed at major venues including the Berlin Philharmonie, Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver and the Opera House in Copenhagen. A former pupil of Aldo Ciccolini, his music has been acclaimed as "wonderfully imaginative, lively and humorous" (Duo Sweet, Brussels, September 2012)

Tue 14 May

Honor Blackman as Herself

In conversation with Director Richard Digby Day, Honor Blackman will look back over her astonishing life, from her beginnings, her family, and her rise to stardom with her usual sense of humour and perspective. She will also be singing a few of her favourite songs.

Sun 19 May
£12.00 to £18.00

The Big Chris Barber Band

With his 10-piece band, Chris plays a selection of his favourite music - from his roots in New Orleans style in Bourbon Street Parade to the early music of Duke Ellington and Sidney Bechet, and beyond. Enjoy numbers such as Petite Fleur, South Rampart St Parade ... and probably back to When the Saints!

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