The multi award-winning musical Top Hat comes to Nottinghamn’s Theatre Royal later this year, direct from the West End.
Winner of the 2013 Olivier Awards for best new musical, best choreography and best costume design, Top Hat has lyrics and music by Irving Berlin, is based on the famous RKO motion picture, and can be seen at the Theatre Royal from November 4-15.
Top Hat brings the glamour of Hollywood’s golden age and the glorious, tap-dancing magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to the stage in one of the greatest dance musicals of all time.
Packed full of Irving Berlin’s greatest hits including, Cheek to Cheek, Top Hat, White Tie & Tails, Let’s Face the Music & Dance and Puttin’ on the Ritz, Top Hat tells the story of Broadway sensation Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont.
An uplifting and hilarious romantic comedy celebrating 1930s song, style and romance, Top Hat dazzles with over 200 beautiful costumes, breathtaking dance and a love story that will set the pulse racing.
The show can be seen at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from November 4-15.
Tickets to see it are £19-£45 (plus concessions).
They are available by calling the box office for more details on 0115 9895555 or by going to www.trch.co.uk
n Legendary frontman and founding member of The Byrds Roger McGuinn is to play in Nottingham as part of his 2014 autumn tour.
The Byrds’ era-defining songs like Eight Miles High, Mr Tambourine Man, Turn, Turn, Turn and All I Really Wanna Do became classics of the new folk rock sound.
McGuinn’s trademark Rickenbacker 12 string sound has influenced generations of musicians and this show will draw from his huge back catalogue, including his Grammy-nominated project, Treasures From The Folk Den and his critically acclaimed 4 CD Box Set, The Folk Den Project.
The live show takes place at Glee Club Nottingham on Monday, November 10.
Tickets are priced £28.50, and are available now from www.glee.co.uk and on 0871 472 0400.
Doors open at 7pm. The show is for those aged 18 and over.
n The Halle return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Thursday, June 12, in a performance to be conducted by Cristian Mandeal, and getting under way at 7.30pm.
The concert features Ravel’s Alborada Del Gracioso and La Valse, plus Chausson’s Poeme, Saint-Saens’s Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Enescu’s Romanian Rhapsody No 1, and Respighi’s Roman Festivals.
Call the box office on 0115 9895555.