Opera treat at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre
PUBLISHED: 10:04 01 April 2011
FOLLOWING the hugely successful A Night at the Opera in 2010, London Festival Opera returns to Lowestoft Marina Theatre tonight at 7.30pm with highlights from their production of Mozart's The Magic Flute, accompanied by a select chamber ensemble.
The evening also includes a programme of Popular Encores from the works of Puccini, Verdi, Bizet, Rossini and Gilbert and Sullivan.
Tomorrow the Marina welcomes the return of the hugely popular Talon celebrating the music of legendary group The Eagles, including all the classic hits from their timeless back catalogue such as Hotel California, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It Easy, Desperado, Take It To The Limit, Life In The Fast Lane and many more.
Talon are recognised throughout the industry as the definitive Eagles tribute show. Now in their 14th year together, their Lowestoft performance will include a special brass section.
On Sunday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm the venue’s Big Screen presents the follow up to the critically acclaimed East is East as Om Puri, Jimi Mistry, Linda Bassett and Aqib Khan star in West Is West (15).
On the same day at 4.45pm the Marina is also offering an extra chance to catch the award winning The Kings Speech (12A).
On Tuesday at 3pm and returning by huge popular demand, Tony Leyton, Steve Barclay, Andy Eastwood and Lucia Matisse star in We’ll Meet Again – Hits from The Blitz. Capturing the music, comedy and camaraderie of the war years, is an ideal way to spend an afternoon of nostalgia.
From Thursday the national tour of chilling thriller I Met A Man Who Wasn’t There runs nightly at 7.30pm. It’s a chilling ghost story in the spirit of The Woman in Black, by Philip Meeks.
Two compelling characters engage in a battle of wits as a terrifying tale unfolds featuring, malevolent spirits, plot twists and heart stopping shocks. Starring Philip Madoc and Cathy Shipton the production runs until Saturday, April 9, with a matinee also on Saturday at 2.30pm.
For more information call the Marina box office on 01502 533200.