Company goes crazy for you

Composer George Gershwin
Composer George Gershwin
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Maghull Musical Theatre Company presents ever-popular George Gershwin (right) musical ‘Crazy For You’ every evening at 7.30pm plus a 2.15pm matinee on Saturday from Wednesday November 6 to Saturday November 9 at The Little Theatre, Southport.

‘Crazy For You’ is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930’s playboy, who dreams of being a dancer. And, despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon to be ex-fiancée, Bobby achieves his dream.

Featuring unforgettable tunes like ‘Embraceable You’, ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’, ‘But Not For Me’ and ‘Tonight’s the Night’, plus wonderful music and vibrant dance routines to accompany the action packed story, not to mention a talented cast and sparkling costumes. This musical is a must to see.

Tickets available on 01695 632372 until 29th Oct and then from the Little Theatre Box Office, open 11.00am to 5.00pm daily except Sunday. Tel. 01704 530521/530460

Preston Drama Club’s latest production at Preston Playhouse Theatre is the classic English farce, ‘See How They Run’ by Philip King, written and set in rural England in World War 2.

Vicar’s wife and ex-actress, Penelope Toop, is already disapproved of by village matriarch, Miss Skillon. Things get worse when she is visited by Clive, an old theatre friend, now in the army, who borrows her husband’s spare vicar’s outfit.

When an escaped German POW steals the real vicar’s clothes, and another vicar and a bishop come to visit, the scene is set for a fast-paced farce of jealousy and mistaken identity, with a drunk and love-starved Miss Skillon adding to the confusion

The play is on Wednesday November 6 to Saturday November 9 at 7.30pm. Tickets are £8 and £7 including programme. Call 01772 744771/252288

The Hall Players start their season with ‘Curtain Up’ by Peter Quiller, a comedy about a group of women who inherit equal shares in an old ruined theatre and get involved in all kinds of chaos and madness to save it from destruction.

The play is a light-hearted, entertainment which has had audiences laughing in Britain for over a decade. Created for a cast of five women, the show has had over 100 amateur productions in the UK.

It runs from Thursday November 7 to Saturday November 9 at 7.30pm at St John the Baptist Church Hall, Fulwood, Preston. Tickets £7, concs £6, students £5. Call 01772 863801.