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Rugby Theatre is seeking talented youngsters to take part in its annual youth project, which gives children and young adults the chance to perform on stage over the summer holidays. This year’s show is Back to the 80s, a fast-paced musical with legendary pop songs from the 1980s – plus copious amounts of blue eye shadow, a Star Wars dream sequence, 20 cans […]

A comedy musical celebrating the Swinging 1960s is next on the bill at Rugby Theatre – and audience members are encouraged to don their best 60s’ outfits in celebration of the legendary decade. Packed full of 60s’-style tunes, A Slice of Saturday Night joins seven teenagers as they navigate the rituals of fashion, musicand relationships in the fictional Club […]

Rugby Theatre is searching for a male actor to complete the cast list for its November production of The 39 Steps.  The 39 Steps stars four actors in a fast-paced, comedy whodunnit, and Rugby Theatre is looking for a man aged between 20 and 50 to play the smooth-talking part of Richard Hannay.  “In The 39 Steps, Richard […]

A moving wartime tale about a young evacuee is the latest production by Rugby Theatre’s talented performers. Goodnight Mister Tom tells the story of eight-year-old Willie Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and finds himself living with a reclusive widower called Tom Oakley. “When I mention Goodnight Mister Tom to anyone, it brings back warm memories of either reading the book by Michelle Magorian, or […]

Almost two years after its dress rehearsal, a ‘madcap’ show based on the ill-fated wives of Henry VIII is first on the bill at the newly reopened Rugby Theatre. Six Dead Queens and an Inflatable Henry blends history, satire and cabaret in an outrageous tale of three Catherines, two Annes and one Jane.  “I am excited and thrilled at the prospect of re-opening […]

Rugby Theatre is excited to announce the reopening of its doors and stage, bringing an exciting line-up of live performances and films back to Rugby from 5 March. The Henry Street venue has undergone major refurbishment, with a new-look bar, much improved facilities and a more inclusive social space. “After two long years of enforced sleep, we can’t wait to welcome audiences back to our lovely theatre to enjoy a great programme […]




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