Soton Spotlight #22: 30/03/2014 – 3/05/2014


And so we come to the Easter break. The lull before the storm of exams. For those of you who will be remaining in Southampton over the course of the Easter holidays, here is a breakdown of the many and varied cultural entertainments available to you.

The Mayflower:

31/03/2014 – 05/04/2014: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Detailing the life and times of the infamous Buddy Holly, this feel good musical will have you grooving to classic tracks such as That’ll Be the Day and Chantilly Lace. Tickets range from £15 – £29. Student tickets are available for £10 each on opening night, and £5 off every performance thereafter.

07/04/2014 – 12/04/2014: Derren Brown – Infamous

The master of psychological illusion hits Southampton with his brand new touring one man show. Billed as a much more personal experience, tickets are available for £39 and £45.

22/04/2014 – 03/05/2014: West Side Story

Coming straight from a sell out season in London, the touring production of Sondheim’s seminal classic will not be one to miss. An update of Romeo and Juliet, the production is billed as ‘fresh, relevant, and thrilling as ever.’ Tickets range from £15 – £45.

The Nuffield:

10/04/2014 – 12/04/2014: The Laramie Project

Brought to us by the Nuffield Youth Theatre, the play details the murder of a young gay man at the University of Wyoming. The show promises a ‘moving look at the American psyche.’ Tickets are available for £12 (£10 concessions)

15/04/2014 – 19/04/2014: Roverang – Be Careful What You Wish For

The Scouts and Guides promise us a ‘colourful music and dance extravaganza’ in which the realities of our little day to day wishes will be brought to light. Tickets are available for £11 (£9 concessions)

24/04/2014 – 24/05-2014: Tonight at 8.30

The Nuffield presents the first revival in the UK of all nine one-act plays by Noel Coward. Presented each night in trios, we are given the opportunity to witness the ‘glorious range of Coward’s writing’. Tickets range from £10 – £20.


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