Great live entertainment at Dudley Borough Halls.
Dudley Borough Halls present top quality performances throughout the year featuring a variety of comedy, music, theatre and other live entertainment. There’s something to appeal to all tastes.
Below is a list of upcoming entertainment at Dudley and Stourbridge Town Halls.
Great live entertainment at Dudley Borough Halls
Monday Movie Matinees – Various Dates | Fortnightly screenings of a fresh selection of blockbuster titles shown on Stourbridge Town Hall’s big cinema screen.
Kum-n-avaloff Comedy Night – Various Dates | Monthly comedy show on the first Thursday of every month, bringing you the best new and established stand-up talent from across the UK.
NT Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead – Thu 20 April | Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from The Old Vic Theatre, London.
Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up & Rock – Fri 21 & Sat 22 April | Jasper is back to his very best. Mic in hand regaling the audience with his inimitable stand-up routines before introducing his musical compatriots who’ve been ‘rockin’ audiences all over the world.
Doreen’s Grand Night Out – Mon 24 & Tue 25 April | With a unique mixture of satirical stand-up (and sit down), music and video surprises, local treasure and internet sensation Doreen assesses the state of the nation as only she can. A unique chance to see one of the final performances of Doreen’s Grand Night Out.
RSC Live: Julius Caesar – Wed 26 April | The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from Stratford-upon-Avon.
NT Encore: Twelfth Night – Sun 30 April | Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. Repeat screening of a recent NT Live broadcast.
Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age – Sun 30 April | In this brand new show, multi-award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane unleashes another blisteringly-funny, award-winning stand-up performance about growing up and growing down.
NT Live: Obsession – Thu 11 May | Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in this stage production directed by Ivo van Hove. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the Young Vic, London.
Too Darn Hot: The Wonderful West End – Tue 16 May | Join London’s leading West-End show band for a fabulous afternoon of music and songs celebrating The Wonderful West End!
NT Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Thu 18 May | Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots star in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End.
Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane) – Thu 18 May | Professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup maker, and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair puts middle age under the microscope and decides whether to laugh, cry or buy a dachshund!
Rich Hall’s Hoedown – Fri 19 May | Join Rich and his virtuoso musical mates for a mash-up of music, comedy and gratuitous coloration. Performing will be Rich’s regular band of talented and chronically unemployable urchins. The floor will reek of liquor and spent dreams.
RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra – Wed 24 May | Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello and Much Ado About Nothing. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
NT Encore: Obsession – Thu 25 May | Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in this stage production directed by Ivo van Hove. Repeat screening of a recent NT Live broadcast.
NT Live: Peter Pan – Sat 10 June | Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale.
NT Live: Salome – Thu 22 June | This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the National Theatre, London.
Cheryl, Mike & Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz – Thu 29 June | Bucks Fizz burst onto the scene in 1981, becoming worldwide household names after winning A Song for Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest. This is going to be a great night with the band playing all of their classic hits.
NT Live: Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches – Thu 20 July | America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the National Theatre, London.
André Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert (Live Screening) – Sat 22 & Sun 23 July | Celebrating 30 years of André and his Johann Strauss Orchestra. In Cinemas via Satellite.
NT Live: Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika – Thu 27 July | America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the National Theatre, London.
RSC Live: Titus Andronicus – Wed 9 Aug | Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.
NT Live: Yerma – Thu 31 Aug | The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. Broadcast live to the cinema screen at Stourbridge Town Hall from the Young Vic, London.
Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary – Sat 16 Sept | Regular on Mock the Week and ‘one of Britain’s grandmasters of the one-liner’ (Chortle) with his brilliant solo stand-up show.
A Salute to the 1940s: Dad’s Army Variety Show Special – Tue 19 Sept | The Ultimate Wartime Variety Show. This promises to be a truly memorable matinee.
Songsters Diamond Collection – Sat 23 Sept | The Gentlemen Songsters are celebrating their 60th Anniversary with a special event featuring the ever-popular Aled Jones. This “Songsters Diamond Collection” show will feature many popular songs from the last sixty years – truly “60 Years Of Male Voice Magic”.
Milton Jones Is Out There – Fri 29 Sept | The shock-haired master or wordplay and star of Mock the Week will be talking about his life so far – the ups, the downs and why buying his own see-saw was the best decision he ever made.
Paul Chowdhry: Live Innit – Thu 12 Oct | Following his 2015 100 date sell-out tour, comedy powerhouse and star of Taskmaster, Live at the Apollo and Stand Up for the Week, Paul Chowdhry brings his highly anticipated new stand-up show to Dudley Town Hall.
All Star Superslam Wrestling – Tue 24 Oct | Half-term special. Superslam Championship and Belt Decider.
Matt Forde: It’s My Political Party (And I’ll Cry if I Want To) – Fri 27 Oct | In a world where President Trump is leading America and the UK reacts to the most important referendum until the next one, Matt Forde celebrates why it’s great/awful that we’re in/out of the EU/UK/NATO/whatever the hell happens next. Star of his own show ‘Unspun’ on Dave.
Rockin’ & Rolling with Laughter – Sat 11 Nov | Featuring genuine original Artistes. Not just another 60’s / 70’s show. The Merseybeats – and as their guests, for the first time ever – Beryl Marsden, Mick Miller, Berni Flint, The Merseys, The Dakotas plus an amazing appreciation of Cilla Black.
Lee Nelson: Serious Joker – Fri 1 Dec | Due to huge demand, Lee’s brand-new, best ever stand-up show has been extended into autumn 2017. You’ve seen him sneaking into places he shouldn’t be, now come and see him where he most definitely should be: live on stage with his sensational Serious Joker Tour.
Jethro: The Bull & Bonkers Tour – Thu 7 Dec | A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of probably the greatest comic storyteller ever to grace the stage.
Ballet Cymru presents The Light Princess – Sat 9 Dec | A new full length ballet for 2017 with a new score by brilliant Welsh harpist, composer and recording artist Catrin Finch in collaboration with The Riverfront Theatre in Newport, The Light Princess is the lightest and brightest dance event of the year.
Swing Time: Christmas Special – Tue 12 Dec | Swing ‘n’ sing-along into Christmas with the unique Swing Time – Christmas Special, as featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre.
Sing-a-Long-a Frozen – Thu 21 Dec | Disney’s hugely popular musical fantasy-comedy film Frozen gets an extra special sprinkling of ‘Sing-a-Long-a’ fairy dust. Get dressed up as your favourite character and join in the fun, with lyrics appearing on the big screen throughout the film so you can sing along and become the stars of the show!