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New Jersey Nights

New Jersey Nights

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Comedy, theatre, rock and classical music are all on the menu over the coming days

FRIDAY

Music: Conductor Sir Mark Elder and pianist Sunwook Kim bring unmissable concert, the Hallé, to Sheffield’s City Hall, where audiences will be able to enjoy performance of Beethoven’s beguiling Fourth Piano Concerto as well as some of Dvořák’s most chilling, yet colourful, music. Starts at 7pm. Call the box office on 0114 278 9789 to book. Tickets from £15.

THEATRE: The Hospital Players bring its production of When We Were Married to Scunthorpe’s Plowright Theatre. The play tells the story of how the Parkers and the Soppitts were married on the same day by the same parson. And when they gather to celebrate their wedding anniversary they are informed that the parson who conducted the triple wedding ceremony was not authorised to do so, causing pandemonium among the three couples. Runs until tomorrow. Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £10. Call the box office on 0844 854 2776 to book.

FILM: Leeds Grand Theatre holds a showing of Wes Anderson’s film, Moonrise Kingdom (12). Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom follows two 12-year-old who fall in love and run away in an impulsive gesture of pre-teen romance, sparking a major manhunt led by the local sheriff (Bruce Willis). Starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £5 and call 0844 848 2700 to book.

MUSIC: Cardiff born star and former voice of an angel, Charlotte Church comes to the Leadmill in Sheffield with a new album and a new sound which has been described as a cross between Florence and the Machine and Kate Bush. Starts at 7.30pm. Call the box office on 0114 221 2828. Tickets cost £15.

SATURDAY

Music: Brazilian electro band, CSS come to Corporation in Sheffield where people attending can expect to see the band performing hits such as Off the Hook. Starts at 7pm. Tickets cost

FAIR: The Sheffield alternative and burlesque fair comes to Corporation in Sheffield. There will be over 50 stalls, two stages, a huge shopping area and a full programme of entertainment with a lounge bar, chill-out area, and vintage tea shop. Starts at midday. Call 0114 276 0262 for more details.

opera: The Peter Grimes Opera returns to Leeds Grand theatre for a series of performances. Set in a small fishing community on the English coast, this astounding opera is an utterly absorbing, emotionally compelling experience, not to be missed. Starts at 2.30pm. Selected performances run until October 26. Call the box office on 0844 848 2700 to book.

SUNDAY

MUSIC: Former front man of indie giants The Charlatans, Tim Burgess is due to perform at the Queen’s Social Club in Sheffield tonight. Tim will play a range of new and old material, which is bound to keep fans from all eras happy. Starts at 7pm. Tickets cost £16. Call 0114 272 5544 to book.

MONDAY

THEATRE: Double BAFTA winner, Jack Thorne brings his new play, Stuart: A Life Backwards to Sheffield’s Studio Theatre. The play tells the story of an unlikely friendship between Stuart Shorter, who is a chaotic, violent, motormouth homeless man from Cambridge and reserved, bookish member of the educated middle-classes, Alexander Masters. Runs until September 28. Starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £15. Call the box office on 0114 249 6000.

Theatre: Direct from his award nominated performance as Emcee, celebrated singer/songwriter Will Young reprises his role in Rufus Norris’ acclaimed production of Cabaret which starts a six night run at Bradford’a Alhambra Theatre. Cabaret features show-stopping choreography, dazzling costumes and some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre including Money Makes The World Go Round, Maybe This Time and Cabaret. Tickets are £19.50 to £39.50. Call 01274 432000

TUESDAY

Music: A celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, New Jersey Nights comes to Sheffield’s Lyceum theatre for a five night run. This vibrant production includes all of The Four Seasons’ greatest hits, including Sherry, Rag Dolls, Big Girls Don’t Cry and Walk Like A Man. Runs until September 28. Starts at 7.45pm. Call the box office on 0114 249 6000 to book. Tickets from £20.

WEDNESDAY

Show: Funny man, Phil Jupitus brings his character based comedy show, You’re Probably Wondering Why I Asked You Here, to Leeds City Hall. The show starts at 8pm. Tickets cost £15.60. Call the box office on 0113 243 0808 to book.