A Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who has a “Bah! Humbug!” approach to Christmas. Scrooge is forced to face his selfish approach when three ghosts arrive on Christmas Eve to lead him through his past, present, & future. With their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his faults and begins connect with those that mean the most to him. Start your festivities with this beautiful and haunting adaptation of this classic Christmas cracker.
Our professional pantomime is winging its way back to the NWTAC Theatre in December. When the beautiful Princess Aurora is born, all the good fairies of the land are invited to her naming, except the evil Carabosse She seeks revenge and curses our heroine to prick her finger and die.
Puss in Boots
This incredible, traditional pantomime plays at the NWTAC Theatre for the first time in January 2020.
Colin, the kind hearted miller’s son, has been left with Puss, the family cat in his father’s will. A mysterious blind cobbler rewards Puss' kindness by giving him a pair of magic boots, turning him into Puss In Boots! Soon Colin and Puss are embroiled in a plan to persuade the King and Queen that Colin is suitable husband material for the beautiful Princess. But first they will have to contend with a jealous suitor, a pair of dastardly henchmen, and a hideous shape-shifting Ogre.
Bouncers & Shakers
By Jane Thornton & John Godber
The original versions of John Godber and Jane Thornton’s classic comedies come together in one hilarious play.
Bursting with imagination and wit, the four brutish bouncers of the title portray over twenty different characters as we are invited for a night out on the town.
Every town has its local trendy cocktail bar and we are given a wickedly funny glimpse of this world by the four long-suffering waitresses who work there. A hilarious view of the reality which lurks behind the plastic palms and the pina coladas.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Four lovers arguing among themselves. A crew of over-keen mechanicals trying, without much success, to produce a play fit for a king. One very mischievous sprite determined to cause havoc. This is the plot played out against, love, fairies, magic and a donkey! What more could you ask for in this favourite Shakespeare comedy.
Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs and it's all on your doorstep this July.
It's 1962, in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire; to dance on the popular Corny Collins TV Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do’!