Plaza Theatre Upcoming Shows List - generated on Apr 18 2024

Lionel Bart's Oliver! - SOLD OUT!Apr 16 2024 - Apr 20 2024

The classic West End hit musical.

A RAODS Production.

After being sold to a mortician, young orphan Oliver Twist runs away and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor in 1830s London.

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International.

 

All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

 

10% discount for groups of 10+

American IdiotApr 24 2024 - Apr 27 2024

A Centrestage Youth Production

The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day's American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album American Idiot, as well as several songs from follow-up release, 21st Century Breakdown.

Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend familial responsibilities, and Johnny's attention becomes divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship. An energy-fueled rock opera, American Idiot, features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics from Green Day's groundbreaking album to execute the story line.

Contains adult themes and some strong language. May not be suitable for people under 14.

Things I Know To Be TrueMay 7 2024 - May 11 2024

A RAODS Production

Things I Know To Be True is about love in many of its forms. 
A complex and intense portrait of the mechanics of a family – and a marriage – through the eyes of four siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents' love and expectations.

At times comforting and supportive. At others suffocating and destructive. But always love.

An amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books

Containa strong language and adult themes. Recommended age 12+ 

Proof?Jul 16 2024 - Jul 20 2024

A RAODS Youth Production

A DNA test. A date. A decision.

Pearl is just your average teenager, but when she finds out that her father was a scientist who designed a simple DNA test that can tell the precise date and time when you are going to die, her world is turned upside down. She has a decision to make and time is running out.

The Lion In WinterAug 7 2024 - Aug 10 2024

A RAODS outdoor production at Island House, Greatbridge Road, Romsey, SO51 0HP

The Lion in Winter is the story of an extended family Christmas quarrel!

It portrays all the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children, and their guests (the young King of France, and his half-sister). The play was the basis for an Oscar-winning film starring Peter O’Toole, Katherine Hepburn and Anthony Hopkins. Set at Henry’s castle in Chinon, the play opens with the arrival of Eleanor - whom Henry has imprisoned for the last 10 years. There follows endless gamesmanship between Henry, Eleanor, their three surviving sons (Richard, Geoffrey, John), their guest Philip II of France (the son of Eleanor's ex-husband) and Philip's half-sister Alais - who was betrothed to Richard at age eight, but has since become Henry's mistress.

With it so far? Well you will need to keep up with the incredibly clever dialogue that crackles along with bucket loads of sarcasm and wit. Think Succession meets Wolf Hall!

Doors open 6.15pm. Please bring your own seating and refreshments!

PLEASE NOTE - If bad weather means one or more performances have to be cancelled, then the tickets for those performances will be valid for a later performance. Which, if necessary, will mean an extra performance on the Sunday evening.

Suitable for ages 10+

10% discount on groups of 10+

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de LuneOct 22 2024 - Oct 26 2024

A RAODS Green Room Production

Frankie (a waitress) and Johnny (a short-order cook who works in the same restaurant) are discovered in bed. It is their first encounter, after having met several weeks ago on the job, and Frankie is hopeful that Johnny will now put on his clothes and depart, so she can return to her usual routine of watching TV and eating ice cream. But Johnny, a compulsive talker (and romantic), has other ideas. He is convinced that he loves Frankie, a notion that she, at first, considers to be ridiculous. She has had more disappointments than delights in life, and he is the veteran of one broken marriage already. And neither of them is in the bloom of youth. Yet out of their sometimes touching, sometimes hilarious interplay the promise of a relationship beyond a "one-night stand" does begin to emerge...

An amateur production by arrangement with Concord Theatricals

A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & CreamOct 31 2024

Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

A warm welcome to this stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians who present an incredible live show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars.

No wigs, no gimmicks - simply great music played by great musicians!

Hear classics such as: Watchtower, Cocaine, Hey Joe, Sunshine Of Your Love, Purple Haze, Layla, and many more!

Members of Voodoo Room have recorded and toured with Stevie Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder, and many other high profile artists.

With standing ovations the norm, the word on the street is, Voodoo Room are NOT TO BE MISSED!

‘STUNNING!’ - Time Out

http://www.voodoo-room.com

Romsey Comedy Club - NovemberNov 1 2024

Chuckl. Proudly presents Romsey Comedy Club at The Plaza Theatre.

Tonight’s show features Markus Birdman.

As seen on Britain’s Got Talent.

Markus is one of stand-up’s most well travelled comedians, much in demand in the UK and all over the world, and one of the very first British Comics to have his own Netflix Special - Live in Amsterdam.

He has written and performed twelve Edinburgh Festival Solo shows, and toured Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Scandinavia and throughout Europe, The Middle East and Far East. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows both in the UK and abroad. Co-Writer on Jayde Adams’s 2020 Amazon Prime Stand Up Special, 'Serious Black Jumper'

He often incorporates visual artwork & animations in his comedy performances. He has created numerous 24-hour murals as part of the comedian Mark Watson’s 24hr Comedy shows, raising thousands of pounds for Comic Relief.

Prepare yourselves for stand up at its best!

Make sure you book your tickets early to avoid missing out.

Please be aware line-up may be subject to change. In the rare case, the line-up does change then Chuckl. will replace acts with other comedians with a similar profile. For full T&C’s please head over to www.chuckl.co.uk.

Sounds of the 60sNov 2 2024

A welcome return for THE ZOOTS and their brilliant show

Experience THE Sixties show that's wowing audiences around the world, selling out and headlining venues from the Palladium to Old Trafford - with the spectacular sounds of THE ZOOTS!

THE ZOOTS are here to make your whole family bop to the '60s beats that everybody loves - with legendary numbers by The Beatles, The Stones, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, The Searchers, The Four Seasons, Elvis and dozens more of your favourite artists. Feel the groove that's thrilling audiences of stage and screen, in more than 30 countries! Discover why national critics call THE ZOOTS "impressive", "authentic", and "impossible not to like"!

The Pirates of PenzanceNov 19 2024 - Nov 23 2024

A RAODS ​production.

The Pirates of Penzance is a comic operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. It tells the story of Frederic, a young man who is released from his apprenticeship to a band of pirates. He falls in love with Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley. However, he faces obstacles such as his sense of duty, the pirates' revenge, and a paradox involving his birthday. The operetta is full of humour, satire, and catchy songs.

Lord Arthur Savile's CrimeDec 3 2024 - Dec 7 2024

A simple tale of love, clairvoyance, and murder!

A RAODS Production

Based on an 1890's story by Oscar Wilde about Lord Arthur Savile, who is engaged to lovely Sybil Merton. Her pet chiromantist Podgers has read Lord Arthur's palm and foretold he would commit a murder. Lord Arthur desires a blissful married life and therefore feels duty bound to get the murder over with first. But the course of true love never did run smooth...

MSB Christmas ShowDec 9 2024 - Dec 10 2024

Back again for their traditional Christmas celebration, Michelmersh Silver Band bring you their usual mix of Yuletide songs and something a bit different!

Romsey Comedy Club - DecemberDec 12 2024

Chuckl. Proudly presents Romsey Comedy Club at The Plaza Theatre.

Tonight’s show features Laura Lexx.

As seen on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.

Laura Lexx is an award-winning comedian and writer. She recently came to the public’s attention with her fictional Twitter thread about being married to Jurgen Klopp which went viral and was retweeted and liked by Seth Meyers, Gary Lineker, Marian Keyes, Billy Bragg and Kathy Burke. She was also featured in The Times, The Telegraph, the Guardian and the Evening Standard. Laura’s first book, Klopp Actually: (Imaginary) Life with Football’s Most Sensible Heartthrob, is available to buy now.

Laura’s credits include Live At The Apollo (BBC Two), Mock The Week (BBC Two), Hypothetical (Dave), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Fred At The Stand (BBC Radio 4), 4 Extra Stands Up (BBC Radio 4 Extra), The Comedy Club (BBC Radio 4 Extra), Breaking The News (BBC Radio Scotland) and The Good, The Bad & The Unexpected (BBC Radio Scotland). Laura has also been a guest on BBC Sounds’ podcast, Evil Genius with Russell Kane, as well as Richard Herring's RHLSTP podcast, and Sarah Millican’s Standard Issue podcast.

Laura won Best MC in the 2017 Comic’s Comic Awards and was nominated as Best Compere in the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Chortle Comedy Awards.

Prepare yourselves for stand up at its best!

Make sure you book your tickets early to avoid missing out.

Please be aware line-up may be subject to change. In the rare case, the line-up does change then Chuckl. will replace acts with other comedians with a similar profile. For full T&C’s please head over to www.chuckl.co.uk.

ELO Tribute ShowDec 13 2024

Making a welcome return to the Plaza...

THE ELO ENCOUNTER: ELO TRIBUTE BAND

Roll over Beethoven, the UK’s greatest Electric Light Orchestra Tribute act has arrived! Drawing inspiration from all of ELO’s phases, from their spectacular debut single 10538 Overture to their seminal 1981 concept album Time, The ELO Encounter combines lights, projections, lasers and massive hits to provide a fast paced and exciting show for both your eyes and ears. Those expecting Blue Skies and Telephone Lines shall not be disappointed!

Put together by theatre veterans and unabashed ELO devotees, The ELO Encounter is a labour of love that will have you up and dancing to all your favourite tunes from the song-writing genius Jeff Lynne, including – Mr. Blue Sky, Last Train to London, Evil Woman, Rock & Roll is King, Don’t Bring Me Down, Rockaria, Turn to Stone, and many more!

“Fantastic performance, I’ve never seen such a standing ovation here!” Phil Pattie, Braintree Arts Theatre Manager
“Great show, that Mr. Blue Sky was spot on!”
“Spectacular show, great friendly atmosphere from the band”
“Really loved it, even my teenager was smiling!”

A must see for theatregoers and ELO fans, The ELO Encounter guarantees a night to remember, so strap on your dancing shoes for the show that will have you partying All Over the World!

Snow WhiteJan 10 2025 - Jan 26 2025

A RAODS production.

Fun for all the family with our traditional Christmas Panto!  This classic panto by Ben Crocker follows the adventures of Snow White as she battles against the wicked Queen, her side-kick Black Wing and two 'not so bright' woodsmen.

£52 Family ticket
10% discount on groups of 10+

Snow White (RELAXED PERFORMANCE)Jan 12 2025

A RAODS production.

Fun for all the family with our traditional Christmas Panto!  This classic panto by Ben Crocker follows the adventures of Snow White as she battles against the wicked Queen, her side-kick Black Wing and two 'not so bright' woodsmen.

£52 Family ticket
10% discount on groups of 10+