Just in time before deadlines really start to kick in, March in Liverpool continues to be jam-packed with arts and culture events. The last couple of weeks have already featured some great plays like ‘Fame’, ‘Macbeth’, and ‘The Girl on the Train’ and there’s even more where that came from! Take a look at some of the upcoming theatrical highlights and get ready to fill your calendar and spend your student loan (while you still have some left).
The Full Monty (18th-23rd March) – Having won the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production, Simon Beaufoy’s strip-tease musical is touring the UK for the final time this season. Tickets here.
Kinky Boots (26th March – 6th April) – This award-winning, feel-good musical is inspired by a true story; with the rise of RuPaul in recent years, Kinky Boots is particularly fitting for this Drag Queen generation and is sure to prove popular for the Empire Theatre. Tickets here.
Stones in His Pockets (18th-23rd March) – Voted Best New Comedy and winning numerous awards, this is a two-hander set in Rural Ireland which is sure to be interesting. Tickets here.
Abigail’s Party (25th-30th March) – The cast for this adaptation of Mike Leigh’s eventful ‘Abigail’s Party’ is full of stars from the small screen. This satirical play is regarded as a modern classic; it’s on in Liverpool at the end of March. Tickets here.
Us Against Everything (20th-23rd March) – Described as an ‘electrifying cabaret’, tickets are on sale for £10-£20 on their website. Also don’t forget that students can sign up for a Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) membership to get tickets for just £5 to any show!
Another High School Musical (23rd-24th March) – If you’re looking for a local theatre treat, the LHK Youth theatre are performing this ‘song and dance extravaganza’ parodying HSM. Tickets are from £15 on the Epstein website.
Liverpool’s Royal Court
Brick Up 2 – The Wrath Of Ann Twacky (8th March – 6th April) – from £14 on their website, you can grab tickets to see the sequel to the Kingsway Three’s escapades. This play sees a group of people from the Wirral call for a ‘Birkenhexit’ in this local comedy.
Bottleneck (27th-28th March) – The Hiding Place Theatre bring another local production by Luke Barnes; this coming-of-age tale tells the story of 14-year-old Liverpool FC fanatic Greg in 1989. Tickets are available from just £10 on the Royal Court website.
St. George’s Hall
A History in Time (with David Olusoga) (20th March) – Off the back of his successful TV series ‘A House through Time’ last summer, former Liverpool student David Olusoga is back in the city to reflect on the history of the iconic St. George’s Hall. Tickets to see him in the Concert Room of the Hall are available here.
Anton & Erin – Dance Those Magical Musicals (19th March) – Finally, Strictly favourites Anton and Erin are at the Philharmonic on the tour of their new dance production. This is sure to be a classy event, and tickets are available on the Philharmonic website.
Featured Image Credit: Us Against Whatever at the Everyman Theatre