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We return to Sophia Gardens for the first time since 2019
We have a really exciting programme across six weeks as we return to Sophia Gardens for the first time since 2019. We’re delighted to offer a theatrical event to suit everyone’s taste; from a Shakespeare comedy, to a much-loved British sitcom, to a cult-favourite musical.
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We look forward to seeing you there!
This summer’s programme
Blackadder Goes Forth
by Richard Curtis & Ben Elton
Directed by Simon H West
23rd – 25th June & 27th June to 2nd July at 8pm
25th June & 2nd July at 3pm
Running time approximately 2 hours 20 minutes including interval
It’s 1917 and Edmund Blackadder is now a captain in the British Army at the Western Front, commanding gallant-but-dumb Lieutenant George St Barleigh and the even dumber Private S. Baldrick. Waiting in fear of the dreaded order to go ‘over the top’ from the patently insane General Melchett and his twitchy staff officer, Captain Darling. Blackadder devises serial attempts to escape the trenches, always with the offer of one of Baldrick’s cunning plans…
The conclusion of this much loved sitcom comes to Cardiff this summer.
By William Shakespeare
Directed by David Mercatali
7th – 9th & 12th – 16th July at 8pm
9th & 16th July at 3pm
As a ship is wrecked on the rocks, twins are separated and washed up on the island of Ilyria, forced to fend for themselves in a new land. Viola, the first twin, falls in love with Duke Orsino, who is in love with Olivia, who falls in love with Viola, and is secretly adored by Malvolio. Chaos ensues…
Little Shop of Horrors
21st – 23rd & 25th – 30th July at 8pm
23rd & 30th July at 3pm
BSL performance – 23rd July at 3pm
Directed by Rich Tunley
Musical direction by Rob Thorne Jr
“Feed me, Seymour!”
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his co-worker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune. Through time, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s intent for global domination! This deviously delicious sci-fi smash-hit musical has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years and springs to life in the heart of Cardiff this summer.
Disney’s High School Musical: on stage!
23rd & 30th July at 10.30 & 12.30
24th & 26th – 29th July at 12.00 & 2.30
Produced by Go Theatre
Get’cha head in the game and take a trip to the hallowed halls of East High in this specially adapted version of the smash hit Disney musical. Join Troy, Gabriella and the rest of the students as they deal with first love, friends and family whilst balancing their classes and extra-curricular activities.
Running Time: c.65mins
Our ‘In the Park’ programme for 2022
Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas performed by Everyman Theatre as a play for voices
26th June & 17th July at 8pm
Stand Up in the Park in association with Amnesty International
3rd July at 8pm
Choirs Night with South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus and Affinity Female Voice Choir
10th July at 8pm
Outdoor Cinema Night – Pride
11th July at 8pm (film starts at 9pm)
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare performed by Everyman Youth Theatre
24th July at 8pm
About Everyman Theatre
Everyman Theatre, Cardiff’s liveliest and most adventurous theatre company, was founded in 1942, with the festival set up in 1983. With our Clubroom in Chapter, Canton, we hold weekly Clubnights and stage productions throughout the year as part of our Playhouse season.
New members are always welcome and can join via our website.