Coming Soon to the Theatre Royal Dumfries 66-68 Shakespeare Street | DG1 2JH | Tickets from Midsteeple Box Office (01387 254 209) or online at www.theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk August | September 2017 5th August 7.30pm 11th - 19th August 13th August Michael Jordan’s High Jinks Magic and Illusion Show A jam-packed show with grand illusions, crazy circus thrills and extraordinary tricks that will keep you on the edge of your seat. 7.30pm Absolute Classics Festival See programme of concerts overleaf 1.00pm 3.30pm Funbox: Highland Fling Packed with family favourites like ‘Buy Me a Banana’ and ‘The Midgies are Comin’’, Highland Fling is the perfect treat for kids of all ages - from nought to ninety! 13th - 16th September 7.30pm 16th September 8pm 26th September 7.30pm Junior Guild of Players present Oliver! On Our Way to Lisbon The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band The Theatre Royal’s Junior Guild of Players present Oliver! and take audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Saturday 16th Sept - 2.30pm matinee only Isosceles Theatre Company return to the Theatre Royal with their tale of how, in 1967, Glasgow Celtic became the first British Team to win the European Cup with a victory over Inter-Milan. Two fans take a nostalgic look back at how the Bhoys in Green and White triumphed. The fantastic Elio Pace and his six-piece band bring The Billy Joel Songbook to the Theatre Royal. Playing Billy Joel’s hits and crowd favourites, this is sure to be an electrifying night out. Brian May said ‘Elio rocks!’ - need we say more?
Coming Soon to the Theatre Royal Dumfries 66-68 Shakespeare Street | DG1 2JH | Tickets from Midsteeple Box Office (01387 254 209) or online at www.theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk Absolute Classics Festival 2017 11th August 7.30pm David Fray David Fray opens the 2017 Absolute Classics Festival with a programme of Chopin and Schubert. Fray is described as ‘perhaps the most inspired, certainly the most original Bach player of his generation.’ 12th August 7.30pm Emma Johnson (clarinet) and John Lenehan (piano) Emma Johnson is one of the UK’s biggest selling classical artists and , together with John Lenehan, praised for his ‘great flair and virtuosity’ they bring Brahms, Rossini and Poulenc to the Theatre Royal, concluding with Bernstein’s Scenes from West Side Story. 15th August 7.30pm Soraya Mafi (soprano) and Simon Lepper (piano) Soraya Mafi and Simon Lepper present a diverse programme including Bernstein, Porter, Copland, Barab and Gershwin. 16th August 7.30pm Guy Johnston (cello) and Simon Callaghan (piano) Guy Johnston has been hailed as ‘one of the most exciting British cellists of his generation’ and brings pieces by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Scraiabin to life, accompanied by pianist Simon Callaghan. 17th August 7.30pm Opera Bohemia Opera Bohemia return to Dumfries with Bizet’s masterpiece The Pearl Fishers, a three-act opera first performed in 1863. A star-studded cast is led by Monica McGhee and includes Welsh tenor Thomas Kinch as Nadir. 18th August 7.30pm Edinburgh Quartet One of Britain’s foremost chamber ensembles, the Edinburgh Quartet will delight audiences with Haydn, Tippett and Beethoven.