There were cries of Halleberrylujah! for the upcoming season in Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre as Jesus L’Oreal from comedy show Nailed It! launched the new brochure.
Nailed It! is part of the Studio Season in Perth Theatre’s Joan Knight Studio which also features Lesley Wilson’s post-traumatic stress drama Wired, the multi-award winning The Tailor of Inverness and a Perth Theatre and House of Mirth touring production of Marie, a darkly comic play about a young woman’s increasing obsession with the tragic monarch.
Further theatre highlights include Perth Theatre season productions (10% discount when booking all three together) Miss Julie, directed by The Cross Trust Award winning director Shilpa T-Hyland, a tale of passion across the class divide in mid-1920’s Scotland; Victorian thriller Gaslight, a mystery with shades of Film Noir about a woman who may, or may not be, going mad following a series of strange goings-on in her home directed by Kai Fischer and Morna Young’s Lost at Sea directed by Ian Brown, the story of a North-East fishing family told through words, music and song. Visiting shows include life-affirming musical drama Glasgow Girls, real-life climbing drama Touching the Void and laugh-a-minute Girls’ Night OOT!. Janet Dibley stars in a new adaptation of Henry James’ haunting tale Turn of the Screw in Perth Concert Hall.
Following a sparkling start to the New Year with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s Viennese Gala in Perth Concert Hall, the classical programme continues with a full season of Lunchtime Concerts and Perth Piano Sundays including returns from popular pianists Richard Goode, Steven Osborne and Jeremy Denk and a Perth debut for Isata Kanneh-Mason. Nicola Benedetti joins SCO for an evening of Mozart in the Perth Concert Series which also brings BBC SSO with Bruckner, Bach and Stravinsky and RSNO with Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.
Little ones will enjoy SCO’s family concert, laugh-out-loud musical adventure Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants. Family fun continues with Perth Theatre and Little Angel Theatre’s production Prince Charming, introducing a Prince who is not feeling very charming and needs anyone over the age of six, or who has ever felt a bit anxious to come to his rescue. Four Go Wild in Wellies is a whimsical adventure featuring bobble hats, scarves and tents that have a life of their own.
In a Perth Theatre first, The Manipulate Festival, Scotland’s annual celebration of puppetry, animation and object theatre brings four very different shows to the venue.
Dance highlights include Brendan Cole’s Show Man and Aljaž and Janette’s Remembering the Movies in Perth Concert Hall. The award-winning, 5-star dance work 5 SOLDIERS: The Body is the Front Line comes to Perth Theatre and Joan Clevillé Dance’s The North is in Perth Theatre’s Joan Knight Studio.
The popular Monday Night Thing continues to present a wonderfully eclectic mix of music in the intimate surrounds of Perth Theatre’s Joan Knight Studio. Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton are joined by The Gordon Duncan Experience for a Celtic Sessions gig in Perth Concert Hall. Further gigs in the series include Breabach, Siobhan Miller and The Elephant Sessions. Top name acts in Perth Concert Hall include Paul Carrack, Barbara Dickson, Mike + The Mechanics, Collabro, Tommy Emmanuel, Wet Wet Wet and UB40.
Laughs come from Jimeoin, local funnyman Bruce Fummey and Gusset Grippers, part of the Menopause Festival.
Perth Film Society launches a new season of films from across the world, talks and events include the Menopause Festival and My Mountain Life by Simon Yates in conjunction with Touching the Void. Contemporary art exhibitions include Fish-Work by American artist and fisherman Corey Arnold in association with fishing drama Lost at Sea.
For tickets and info contact Horsecross Arts Box Office on 01738 621031 visit www.horsecross.co.uk.