July Friday 25th - Saturday 26th at 8pm
Stapled to a Chicken
The funniest thing in ages! Join this rip-roaring, comedic, knock- about, whirlwind tour though time. A slightly dubious take on all things historic. Featuring rampant royalty, animal animosity and military machination from 2,000BC to modern times.
August Friday 1st - Saturday 2nd at 7.30pm
The Love of Lyrics
The Love of Lyrics will display an energetic array of exciting performances from jazz to the wonderful Broadway stage. With a range of talented soloists and group vocalists you are promised to be entertained, surprised and amazed! Join us on this musical journey directed, choreographed and composed to perfection!
Tickets £8, £7 (conc)
August Monday 4th - Friday 8th from 9.30am to 4.30pm
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Polka Dot Musical Workshop for 8 to 16 yr olds
This five-day workshop will culminate in a free performance for an invited audience on the last day. Places are limited and will be allocated as money is received. Please call the box office for details, an application form and to book.
August Friday 15th at 7.30pm
The School for Husbands by Molière
DOT Productions is pleased to return to The Headgate with Molièreís commedia dell'arte romp, or Rom Com in Corsets, 'The School for Husbands'. Fun, witty and punctuated with political satire, this production is a great eveningís entertainment and a reminder of how stories can be told.
Tickets £12, £10 (conc)
August Saturday 16th at 7.30pm
One Night of Impro
Collective Theatre Productions
Collective Theatre Productions returns to the Headgate Theatre with its totally un-rehearsed show - One Night of Impro! It is the show where YOU, the audience, decide what our actors do, say and more! After selling out around Essex for the past few years, the show returns to Colchester with funny-man Ethan Lawrence from BBC3ís Bad Education. Donít miss out on the hilarity! Not suitable for under 12s. May include explicit language.
Tickets £8 (£5 if bought before 1st July)
September Wednesday 10th - Saturday 13th at 7.45pm
The Star Spangled Girl by Neil Simon
Headgate Theatre Productions
From the mind of comedy genius, Neil Simon, comes this story, set in San Francisco in the late 1960s, of what happens when you take a writer for a subversive magazine, his editor - who will do anything to keep his publication going - and an All American girl with conservative beliefs. Add in a little unrequited love and shake!
October Wednesday 1st - Saturday 4th at 8pm
God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza translated by Christopher Hampton
Headgate Theatre Productions
A comedy of manners ...... without the manners!
Tickets £10, £8 (conc)
October Wednesday 22nd - Friday 25th at 7.45pm +Sat matineée at 2.30pm
The Hypochondriac by Moliére, freshly prescribed by Roger Mcgough
Colchester Theatre Group
Tickets: £10, £8(conc)
December Monday 15th at 7.30pm
The Further Adventures of Mr Pickwick by Charles Dickens
The Further Adventures of Mr Pickwick. From 'The Pickwick Papers' by Charles Dickens, adapted and performed by Robert MacCall.
Following on from their Christmas at Dingley Dell, a series of hilarious events ensue when Mr Pickwick and his friends take the coach to Bath. A warmhearted evening of comedy.
Tickets:£12, £10(conc), £6(child)