Upcoming events at the abbey theatre



St Albans is the city where it all happens! Who needs the West End when we have it all on our doorstep!

In the coming months, there is a lot on offer to those who love entertainment and a few hours of escapism!

Abbey theatre: The Abbey theatre is a few minutes from the city centre. It has a licensed bar, good parking facilities and a welcoming atmosphere.

Sat 7th February 2009  8pm

Tomas Jimenez and Maria Jose Garcia present SPANISH GUITAR AND CASTANETS

This is a varied programme of passionate Spanish flamenco guitar solos and duets with castanets.

27 February – 2 March 2009   8pm

The Company of Ten presents PYGMALION by Bernard Shaw

This enchanting play has been delighting audiences since 1913! It tells how a phonetics professor trains a Cockney flower-girl to behave like a duchess.

20 – 28 March 2009   8pm

The Company of Ten presents THE LINDEN TREE by J.B. Priestley

This is a thought provoking drama about a professor who is under pressure to retire. His wife and four children have strong reactions!

31 March – 4 April 2009 8pm

St Albans Chamber Opera presents THE BARBER OF SEVILLE by Giacomo Rossini

This is a comic master about a barber who devises schemes to unite two young lovers, Rosina and Count Almaviva.

16 – 18 April 2009 8pm

St Albans Youth Music Theatre presents BUGSY MALONE

Songs include Fat Sam’s Grand Slam, Bad Guys, My Name is Tallulah and Give a Little Love.

3pm matinee on Sat 18.

For bookings and more details on all of the above, contact; 01727 857861 (BOX OFFICE) and www.abbeytheatre.org.uk

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Maria Larmer lives in St Albans and is married with four children. She works as a Freelance Writer, English Language Teacher and Teaching Assistant. She has lived in Auckland, New Zealand for 9 years and prior to that in France, Germany, Austria, Edinburgh, London and Ireland. Her diary-writing has featured on 'The Wild Geese' Channel 4 and Radio Verulam. She has written for Hertfordshire Life magazine, Go Camping magazine, Camping magazine, The Catholic Times, St Albans & Harpenden Review, New Zealand Times, The New Beacon, My Weekly and various websites. She can be contacted on maria.larmer@ntlworld.com