The Epstein Theatre is full to the brim this February with comedy, family fun, local theatre and music to keep audiences entertained.
Music fans need look no further than the Epstein this month with an array of shows across different genres to please all.
On Friday 15th February see the worlds of both Foreigner and Journey collide in A Foreigner’s Journey. Well known across the world, Foreigner and Journey have been two giants of rock since the 1970’s, both selling more than 80 million albums between them. A Foreigner’s Journey recreate both band’s iconic sound and turns it into an unforgettable experience that goes beyond a ‘tribute act.’
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Blues Band on Saturday 16th February. TV, films, a stadium tour with Dire Straits and over 20 albums, within a few years the Blues Band had attained legendary status. For anyone who loves the sound of the blues, it doesn’t get much better than The Blues Band.
Comedy fans are certainly in for a treat when Ed Gamble returns with his show Blizzard on Sunday 17th February. After selling out a UK national tour in 2017, Ed is back with another flurry of idiocy.
There is an abundance of family fun on offer this February with a variety of shows to please young and old alike.
Merseyside Youth Association return to The Epstein Theatre for 2019 with their Young People’s Arts Festival, Now from Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th February. With this year’s theme Rise Up: Adverse Childhood Experience and Resilience, the festival will showcase real life stories from the children and young people of Liverpool.
The Chiltern Youth Company present the classic ballet tale, The Nutcracker on Sunday 10 February. Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, this promises to be another wonderful production of the timeless ballet.
Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises when The Twirlywoos Live come to The Epstein Theatre on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st February. With beautifully inventive puppetry the show promises a cast full of all your favourite characters from the CBeebies’s smash-hit.
Friday 22nd February sees The Panto Company bring audiences their adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic story, The Little Mermaid. With stunning scenery, eye catching costumes, original songs plus up-to-date chart songs, not forgetting loads of audience participation, this makes for a thoroughly entertaining family day out.
David Baddiel’s magical story AniMalcolm The Musical comes to life on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March. After a bizarre school trip unlike any other, schoolboy Malcolm begins to understand animals more deeply than anyone, changing his life forever. With outstanding physical theatre and puppetry, this is a must-see show in 2019.
Offering a jam-packed programme this month be sure to book your tickets fast before they sell out!
Now Festival 2019
Date: Wednesday 6th February - Friday 8th February
Chiltern Youth Company Present The Nutcracker
Date: Sunday 10th February
Time: 3pm & 7pm
A Foreigner’s Journey
Date: Friday 15th February
The Blues Band
Date: Saturday 16th February
Standard: £23.50, Doors: £26.00
Ed Gamble: Blizzard
Date: Sunday 17th February
The Twirlywoos Live!
Date: Wednesday 20th February - Thursday 21st February
Time: Wed: 1.30pm, Thu: 11.30am & 1:30pm
Tickets: Adult: £14.50, Child: £12.50, Family: £50
The Little Mermaid
Date: Friday 22nd February
Time: 11:00am & 2:00pm
Tickets: Adult: £14, Child: £12, Family: £47
Date: Thursday 28th February - Friday 1st March
Time: 28th: 4.30pm, 1st: 1pm & 5pm
Tickets: Adults: £16, Children: £14, Family: £54
To book tickets please call 0844 888 4411* or go online at www.epsteinliverpool.co.uk * or in person at The Epstein Theatre Box Office from 12pm - 6pm Monday - Saturday.
*Subject to booking fee. All prices include a £1 per ticket venue restoration levy
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