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Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Start date: 15th June 2022
End date: 17th July 2022
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London E15 1BN
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Date: Wed 15 Jun – Sun 17 Jul 2022
Venue: Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gerry Raffles Square, London E15 1BN
Price: From £10
More info/booking: https://www.stratfordeast.com/whats-on/all-shows/fantastically-great-women-who-changed-the-world

A brand new kickass-pirational pop musical bursts into life as the Fantastically Great Women take to the stage to tell their stories.

Join our inquisitive heroine Jade as she breaks away from her class to take a peek behind the scenes at the not yet open Gallery of Greatness in the local museum. Along her journey she is surprised to meet the incredible wonder women: Frida Kahlo, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, Marie Curie, Emmeline Pankhurst to name just a few.

From explorers to artists, scientists to secret agents, hear the stories of some of history’s strongest mothers, sisters and daughters; all independent icons who really did change the world.

FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD is an empowering new stage show which will be celebrated by anyone who is prepared to move and be moved, with characters and songs that pack a popstar punch!

Adapted from Kate Pankhurst’s award-winning book, published by Bloomsbury.

Access Performances

BSL-interpreted: Thu 07 Jul, 7pm
Captioned: Fri 08 Jul, 7pm
Audio Described: Sat 09 Jul, 2pm
Relaxed Environment: Thu 14 Jul, 2pm

Crazy for You – Chichester Festival Theatre

Start date: 10th August 2022
End date: 11th August 2022
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Chichester Festival Theatre
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Date: Wednesday 10 August
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Chichester Festival Theatre
Price: from £10 – £55; 40% discount for people with disabilities and their companion available
More info/book: https://www.cft.org.uk/whats-on/event/crazy-for-you

Theatre-mad Bobby Child is torn between his show-business dreams and his rich, demanding New York fiancée and rich, demanding New York mother who want him to run the family bank. On his mother’s insistence, he reluctantly heads west for the bygone mining town of Deadrock, Nevada, to foreclose on a mortgage.

There he finds the mortgage in question is on a dilapidated Victorian theatre and the owner’s daughter Polly is the girl of his dreams. Desperate to prove his good faith and win her love, Bobby lights on the idea of putting on a show – complete with glamorous dancers from New York’s Follies – to save the theatre and renew the town.

This hilarious, riotously entertaining musical is packed with glorious Gershwin melodies (including Someone to Watch Over Me, Embraceable You, I Got Rhythm and They Can’t Take That Away from Me), with stunning tap dance routines guaranteed to set the spirits soaring. The witty book and dialogue are written by Ken Ludwig and is the author of the Tony Award-winning Lend Me a Tenor.

This brand new production, which celebrates the work’s 30th anniversary, is directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman: true Broadway royalty and winner of five Tony and two Olivier Awards for productions including The Producers, Contact and The Scottsboro Boys.

Free courses for Deaf adults at Oak Lodge, Balham

Start date: 12th September 2022
End date: 12th September 2023
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Lifelong Learning at Oak Lodge School, 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA
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Date: Starting 12th September 2022
Time: 9.30 – 3.30 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Venue: Lifelong Learning at Oak Lodge School, 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA
Price: FREE

English, Maths, Computer, Employability, Hospitality, Woodwork, Arts and craft courses. Small groups in BSL/SSE.

Come to our Induction day on Tuesday 6th Sept 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

For more information on these courses, please contact:

SMS/WhatsApp/Video BSL: 07568 230681
E-mail: shillyar@oaklodge.wandsworth.sch.uk

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Cinderella (Sign Language Interpreted Performance)

Start date: 22nd December 2022
End date: 31st December 2022
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: The Orchard Theatre, Dartford
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Date: Thu 22 December
Time: 5pm
Venue: The Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Price: Tickets from £16
More info/booking: https://orchardtheatre.co.uk/Online/kent-pantomime

You shall go to the ball next Christmas with the spectacular family pantomime Cinderella.

Packed with all of the traditional pantomime ingredients the Orchard Theatre audiences expect, Cinderella features laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses.

Join Cinders as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming.