Here is the line up for the Rose Theatre, Kingston to June 2017. For full details see the Rose Theatre’s website.
- The Rose Theatre
24 – 26 High Street
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Box Office: 020 8174 0090
Open Mon-Sat 10am to 8pm (6pm non-performance days).
Rose Fashion Show
Thu 26 Jan
Join us for an evening of catwalk fashion featuring the latest men’s and women’s wear collections from top high street retailers including Accessorize, East, Hobbs, Jigsaw, John Lewis, LK Bennett, Monsoon, Oasis and Phase Eight.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sat 28 Jan
Join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for an evening of sumptuous classical music. From Beethoven’s exhilarating and adventurous Overture to Fidelio to the mournful and sombre tone of Grieg’s Two Elegiac Melodies for String Orchestra, this concert brings together your favourite pieces.
The Comedy Store: January
Sun 29 Jan
Enjoy the very best in stand-up comedy at the Rose as The Comedy Store returns with the brightest talent on the UK and International circuit. This is the place to see the stars of tomorrow.
Line up to be announced.
Fri 3 – Sat 11 Feb
Silver Lining is the hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig, tarring Sheila Reid (Benidorm). It tells the tale of five extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape… senior citizen style!
Jamie Raven Live
Sun 12 Feb
Jamie Raven burst onto an unsuspecting world during the 2015 series of Britain’s Got Talent. His magic amazed audiences and even made Simon Cowell exclaim, “I now finally believe in magic!”. So, sit back, relax and let Jamie Raven show you some of the magic that he has astounded audiences with around the world.
Room on the Broom
Tue 14 – Sat 18 Feb
Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
My Brilliant Friend Parts 1&2
Sat 25 Feb – Sun 2 Apr
World Premiere. A two-part dramatization of Elena Ferrante’s celebrated Neapolitan quartet of novels. Elena Ferrante’s intense portrait of an all-consuming female friendship in post-war Italy is brought to life for the first time on the Rose stage.
Wed 5 – Sun 16 Apr
Rose Theatre Kingston and Cure Leicester’s mischievous new production, directed by Max Webster (The Lorax at The Old Vic), promises to be just as disgusting and repulsive as earth worms disguised as spaghetti – the perfect Easter treat for all the family.
Wed 19 – Sun 30 Apr
A brilliantly honest and witty new musical from BAFTA Award-winning writer Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, This is England ‘90), and Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love, Wolf Hall, Jerusalem). Junkyard is a coming-of-age story about friendship and standing up for what matters.
Stewart Lee: Content Provider
Fri 5 – Sat 6 May
After four years writing and performing his TV show Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, Content Provider is Stewart’s first brand new full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant World.
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Wed 17 – Sun 21 May
Direct from a smash-hit WEST END season and international tour. Michael Rosen’s award-winning book We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score.
Bring on the Bollywood
Thu 25 – Sun 28 May
The masters of Bollywood experiences, Phizzical debut at with Bring on the Bollywood – a romantic comedy that features a fantastic soundtrack interwoven with wit, wild parties and some wicked dances.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Wed 31 May – Sun 4 Jun
The timeless classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, the critically acclaimed production of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show’ features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahorse, The Very Lonely Firefly and of course The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
The Scarecrows’ Wedding
Fri 23 – Sun 25 Jun
This truly heart-warming adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler’s new bestselling book is bursting at the seams with Scamp Theatre’s inimitable style (Stick Man, Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales, Pirate Gran) and promises wit, drama, and wedding bells!