Macbeth: Sponsored

Tuesday 22 – Thursday 24 March
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
: 7.30pm

Witness Shakespeare’s classic play penetrated by the mores of a rampant...consumerist society in writer and director Charlie Hay’s incisive new work.
The CTS Independent Practical Projects are examined practical assignments supported by a dissertation. UofE Drama students
may undertake an IPP in place of a complete third-year module in their finalyear of study.

Admission free


Tales from a Sea Journey

Thursday 17 March

Performance Time: 19:30

Venue: Lakeside Theatre

**Saint Patrick's Day Offer** - Buy a ticket and get a Guinness or Baileys drink for just £1 

Ahoy! Seafaring myths, rambunctious shanties and vivid stories from the deep abound in this epic piece of theatre, inspired by a transatlantic cargo voyage to Guadeloupe. With their trademark mix of storytelling, physical theatre, live music and multiple languages, plus the help of Björk’s lyricist ‘Sjón,’ NIE present a brand new show which explores the magnificent power of the sea.

Full: £9, Concs: £6, UoE Students: £4


Comedy Central Live

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Performance Time: 20:30 Venue: Lakeside Theatre

Comedy Central Live at the Lakeside Theatre is the place to catch established and fast rising comedy stars at ridiculously low prices!
Junior Simpson: With his infectious energy and huge stage presence, Junior Simpson has a boundless joy and exuberance which makes this observational comic a firm favourite headliner.
Sean Percival: Black Country comic Sean Percival’s comedy confronts everyday reality in an explosively funny way. A festival favourite, Sean is a popular regular at  all major UK comedy clubs.
MC Dave Johns: Quick fire Geordie veteran Dave Johns is an inventive and extremely funny comedian, winning applause from his audiences, respect from his fellow comics, and rave reviews from the critics.

Tickets: Full: £8.00, Concs: £5.00, 
UoE Students: £4.00


Ivan's Childhood

Monday 14 March 2011

Performance Time: 19:30 Venue: Lakeside Theatre

The tale of Ivan, a twelve-year-old boy who loses his family and joins the Russian Army as a spy is legendary director Andrei Tarkovsky’s first feature film. With typically breath-taking visuals and an adamant refusal to glorify war in any form, the film won the Golden Lion at Venice in 1962 and was described by Sartre as “one of the most beautiful films I have had the privilege of seeing.”
Screened in collaboration with Moving Image. Moving Image and Reelappeal are projects of Wivenhoe Film Theatre. Screenings at Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex and the Phillip Road Centre in Wivenhoe.

Tickets: Members £3, Non-members £4, Under 16s: £2, Annual Membership: £5. Special Student season ticket: All 5 Moving Image films for £12. Call: 07757 794334 


Eastern Roots presents West African Blues Project

Eastern Roots presents West African Blues Project

Saturday 12 March 2011

Performance Time: 20:30
Venue: Lakeside Theatre
A spellbinding blend of electric blues and acoustic strings, West African Blues Project unites Senegalese kora maestro Diabel Cissokho with distinguished bluesguitarist Ramon Goose.
Having collaborated with some of the finest musicians of their respective genres, West African Blues Project’s debut release, Mansana Blues was widely regarded as one of the best cross over albums of 2010.
Expect an intoxicating concert borne of a meeting of rich musical cultures as the
duo make their much anticipated return to the Lakeside Theatre.
Tickets:Full £10, UoE Students £5


SX Dance Annual Show

10 March 2011 - 11 March 2011

Performance Time: 19:30

With a huge range of dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and break; SX dance return to the Lakeside Theatre with their  always astonishing annual showcase.
This year, expect special performances from the national award winning Competition Squad; returning dance society alumni; special guest routines and
a ‘behind the scenes’ video preview.
Buy on the door.


Together: Joanna MacGregor and Adriano Adewale

Sat 5 March 2011

Performance Time: 20:30    

Venue: Lakeside Theatre

Outstanding virtuoso pianist Joanna MacGregor and Brazilian master percussionist Adriano Adewale join forces to present an eclectic and boundary crossing solo and duo programme featuring new arrangements and original compositions that span classical, jazz, world and contemporary music.
Tonight’s concert is the hotly anticipated rescheduling from December last year and tickets for that show remain valid tonight.

Ticket Prices: Full: £12.00,