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Big Fish - A New Broadway Musical

BOS Musical Theatre Group
Wednesday 17th April - Saturday 20th April - 7.30pm, 2.30pm (5 Shows)

Big Fish, based on the novel written by Danny Wallace and the 2003 Tim Burton film starring Euan McGregor and Danny DeVito, will be BOS Musical Theatre Group's next production, and what a show it promises to be!


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Big Fish - A New Broadway Musical
Blackfriars Comedy Night - April 2024

Blackfriars Comedy Night - April 2024

Friday 26th April - 8.00pm

Blackfriars Comedy Night this April offers another fabulous line up from the Comedy Hotspot Team. Over 18's Only


Richard Digance 2024

Sunday 28th April - 7.30pm

2024 sees Richard, still going strong and performing at selected venues as well as spending more time in his studio composing soundtrack music.


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Richard Digance 2024
The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Pantaloons
Friday 10th May - 7.30pm

Wilde's comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons treatment in their anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners. This energetic and musical production from the critically-acclaimed company infuses Wilde's witty words with snappy new songs and frantically funny physical theatre to give this perennially popular play a hilarious contemporary twist!


Abba Sensation

Saturday 11th May - 7.30pm

Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. A stunning stage show, which combines costume changes, lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.


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Abba Sensation
Disney's Aladdin JR. - The Musical

Disney's Aladdin JR. - The Musical

BTA Kids & Minis
Thursday 16th May - Saturday 18th May - 7.00pm, 2.00pm (4 Shows)

Blackfriars Theatre Academy Kids and Mini Performers proudly present - Disney's Aladdin JR. - The Musical - The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes.


Grief Is Love

Medium T J Higgs
Thursday 23rd May - 7.30pm

TJ is well known for working alongside the late Colin Fry in many of his live theatre shows including The Three Mediums which was also with the late Derek Acorah.


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Grief Is Love
Top Secret - The Magic of Science - 2024

Top Secret - The Magic of Science - 2024

Wednesday 29th May - 2.30pm

Top Secret will inspire and educate every young budding magician and scientist, as well as proving fun and exciting entertainment for all of the family.


Made in Tennessee - 2024

Saturday 1st June - 7.30pm

Following last year's rave reviews, Soul Street Productions are bringing their sell-out show Made in Tennessee back to Blackfriars! - A Night of Country Music


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Made in Tennessee - 2024
Austen's Women - LADY SUSAN

Austen's Women - LADY SUSAN

Dyad Productions
Thursday 6th June - 7.30pm

From the award-winning creators of Austen's Women, A Christmas Carol, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic, and A Room of One's Own. Austen's Women are back - in a brand-new show! Devil-may-care Lady Susan, the coquettish black widow, hunting down not one, but two, fortunes; oppressed, rebellious daughter Frederica; long-suffering sister-in-law Catherine; family matriarch Mrs De Courcy; and insouciant best friend, Alicia.


Forbidden Nights - June 2024

OVER 18s ONLY
Friday 21st June - 8.00pm

Our Boys are returning!! Brace yourself for something truly spectacular... Forbidden Nights is here, celebrating 9 years of muscles, mayhem and over 11,000 shirt rips!


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Forbidden Nights - June 2024
 One Night with Elvis - 2024

One Night with Elvis - 2024

Saturday 29th June - 7.00pm

Tony 'Memphis' king returns to Blackfriars with his Elvis Tribute show.


The Elixir of Love

Heritage Opera
Saturday 31st August - 7.00pm

The professional touring company Heritage Opera returns to Blackfriars Arts Centre with Donizetti's comic masterpiece "The Elixir of Love", fully staged and sung in English, and accompanied by English Pro Musica. This wonderful opera is jam-packed with memorable tunes, including the famous tenor aria "Una furtiva lagrima".


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The Elixir of Love
Killer Rhapsody - A Night of Queen

Killer Rhapsody - A Night of Queen

Saturday 7th September - 7.30pm

A Night Of QUEEN | Performed by KILLER RHAPSODY The Greatest Hits Tour For over a decade, Killer Rhapsody have been blowing people's minds with the hottest and most riveting tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen. Amazing harmonies and large orchestration. This is not your usual run of the mill QUEEN TRIBUTE. This is an EXPERIENCE! This is A NIGHT OF QUEEN.


Ghazal Lounge UK

Saturday 14th September - 7.00pm

A unique concert of Ghazals and Nazms, bringing you some of the famous and popular songs with a new presentation!


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Ghazal Lounge UK
Beauty and the Beast 2024

Beauty and the Beast 2024

Tony Peers Productions presents
Saturday 14th December - Saturday 4th January - 2.30pm, 6.30pm, 11.00am (32 Shows)

Join us for another Pantomime extravaganza from Tony Peers Productions and they follow 2023's Peter Pan success with another NEW show - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!


Whole Lotta Shakin' - The Shakin' Stevens Story

Saturday 25th January - 7.30pm

Whole Lotta Shakin' is returning for 2025!! Due to his HUGE popularity we've had to get tickets on sale a whole year in advance!! Do not miss out and get the good seats NOW!!


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Whole Lotta Shakin' - The Shakin' Stevens Story
The Elton John Show 2025

The Elton John Show 2025

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
Saturday 22nd March - 7.30pm

The Elton John Show brings "Young Elton" back to the stage at his energetic best - Always a sell out, so grab your seats QUICK!


Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.