The Snow Queen
Fri 2 Dec 2011 – Sun 8 Jan 2012
Morning, matinee & evening performances
Please see the website for individual dates and performance times
Family Ticket: £70 (4 tickets, minimum 2 children)
The Snow Queen is a beautiful and popular fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson and perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Cei and Gerda are best friends who do everything together, until one cold night when Cei is whisked away by the evil snow queen to her icy palace far away. Can Gerda save Cei in time? Join her on this magical journey through rivers, forests and snow to find out.
The Comedy Store continue their monthly residency presenting the best stand-up ftrom around the globe on your doorstep.
Tickets: £10-12 (£14 on the door)
Sun 29 Jan 7.30pm
MC Rob Rouse, Carey Marx, Doc Brown, Paul Sinha, Paul Tonkinson
Saturday 31 March 7.30pm
Line up to be confirmed
Rose Christmas Concert
Mon 19 Dec 7.30pm
Join Harry the Piano, Timothy West, the Euphonix and Rose Plus Choirs for a joyful Christmas concert that will ring throughout the Rose rafters! The festive and fun evening will include readings, music and encouragement to sing along! All proceeds from the concert will go to Kingston Theatre Trust to support the work of the Rose Theatre.
All tickets £20
Family Ticket £70 (4 tickets, minimum 2 children)
Mince pies, mulled wine and festive soft drinks will be available
Magic at the Rose
Sat 21 Jan 7.30pm
Now a popular annual even in its own right, as well as providing an opportunity to raise much-needed funds for the Rose, this is a terrific night of entertainment for the whole family. Join us for an evening of large-scale illusions, astounding mind-reading along with plenty of comedy and laughs. It’s a magic night out! All tickets £10
Sun 22 Jan 4.30pm
A family pantomime by John Morley, Dick Whittington is the perfect show for this Diamond Jubilee year. A large cast of performers tell the story of a poor country boy who became three times Lord Mayor of London – with all the traditional opportunities for audience participation.
The Mayor of Kingston has commissioned the well-established St. James’s Players, New Malden to perform this hilarious pantomime, in aid of the Mayor’s Charity Appeal (which this year is supporting Born Too Soon and Macmillan Cancer Support). An amateur production. All tickets £5 - £12
Sat 28 Jan 6pm
David Suchet and Simon Russell Beale presents the Southbank Sinfonia conducted by Simon Over. Southbank Sinfonia is firmly established as Britain’s leading orchestral academy, providing the most talented musicians with a much-needed springboard into the profession.
A sensational evening of classical music and readings by prominent actors, in aid of Amnesty International UK and the Rose Theatre Kingston. This concert is dedicated to the memory of Klaus Schiller and David Oppenheimer. All tickets £8 - £25
Our Country’s Good
Mon 30 Jan –Sat 4 Feb
Matinee and Evening performances.
Australia. 1788. A British ship arrives with a cargo of soldiers and convicts transported abroad for their country’s good. As the soldiers struggle to impose order on the outcasts of the old society, a benevolent governor seizes on the notion of a play. In the shadow of the gallows and the gum tree, the convicts gather under the direction of 2nd Lieutenant RalpH Clarke and rehearsals begin for The Recruiting Officer.
Based on real events, Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Olivier award-winning modern classic is an inspiring tale of the transforming power of theatre. With a cast that includes Aden Gilet and Philip Witchurch. All tickets £8 - £25
Mon 6 Feb – Wed 8 Feb; 7pm Mon & Tues, 7pm & 1.30pm Wed
By Dennis Kelly
Directed by Anthony Banks
Cast includes James Alexandrou (EastEnders)
A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where’s the incentive to put things right? First performed at The National Theatre in 2007, this startling new play is fast becoming a contemporary classic with young audiences. All Tickets £8 -£16