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Theatre & Comedy

‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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Scottish Ballet's Hansel and Gretel takes to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre

A tale of mischief and magic

Once upon a time, there was a town where children had mysteriously been disappearing, one by one, ever since the arrival of a new, young and beautiful teacher at the lcoal school.

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Aladdin (Jackie Arbuthnot), Abenazer (David Taylor) with Iago (Morag Scott)

Tickets selling fast

If you are planning on going to see Aladdin at Newtonhill’s Bettridge Centre from December 7-10 at 7.30pm, you should act fast and get your ticket as the Saturday matinee has already sold out!

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Cast announced for Dirty Dancing

The producers of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage today announced that Jessie Hart will join the record-breaking tour to star as the idealistic Baby Houseman which starts a four-week run at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen on Tuesday, September 8.

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The Regina Monologues will be playing at Mearns Academ on November 11

Regina Monologues are heading to Mearns Academy

Aberdeen Studio Theatre Group will be performing ‘The Regina Monologues’ at Mearns Community Campus in Laurencekirk next month.

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60th celebration success for the Ury Players

Local drama club, Ury Players, celebrated their 60th birthday at the weekend. The entrance to the Upper Town Hall was filled with a display of past productions and many former members brought along old photo albums which caused much hilarity.

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Telly hunks set to do the Full Monty at HMT

Dancing on Ice winner and TV hunk Gary Lucy is to lead an all-star cast for The Fully Monty at His Majesty’s Theatre next spring.

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‘Wildman of Caledonia’ sighted in Stonehaven

Did you catch the ‘Wildman of Caledonia’ in the Market Square last Friday? Rumours the Wildman was spotted turned out to be true.

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Dickson Hall

‘Far Seagulls Dare’ at the Dickson Hall

A Doric comedy evening is to be performed at the Dickson Hall in Laurencekirk at the end of May by Fleeman Productions.

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Pictures courtesy of Rhea Moir of Barclay Studios

Erskine benefits from local theatre group

Aberdeen Opera Company’s performance of ‘Oh What a Lovely War’ collected £1395.15 for the veterans’ charity Erskine.

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The Golden Princess will play at Stonehaven Town Hall April 8 2pm

The Golden Princess at the town hall

The Lempen Puppet Theatre Company are bringing their show ‘The Golden Princess’ to Stonehaven Town Hall on Tuesday April 8 at 2pm.

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The winning Youth team: Back Row: Emily Esson (Assistant Director), Peter Esson (Director) 'Front row: Katy Ironside,  Heather Stewart, Sophie Angus, Heather Smith.

Ury Players sweep the board at drama competition

Stonehaven’s Ury Players have swept the board in the Aberdeen heat of the Scottish Community Drama Association annual competition.

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An Evening of Movies and Musicals

An Evening of Movies and Musicals

American television, stage, and film actress and singer Lorna Luft – daughter of Judy garland and half-sister of Liza Minnelli – is joining the cast of the hugely popular show, An Evening of Movies and Musicals, coming to Aberdeen’s Music Hall on Friday, April 18.

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Last Thursday saw the first visit of Fleeman Productions, the amateur dramatic company from Aberdeen,to Laurencekirk.

Russian Aboot delights crowd

Last Thursday saw the first visit of Fleeman Productions, the amateur dramatic company from Aberdeen,to Laurencekirk. The company champions Doric works and makes a major contribution to North-east culture.

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Dickson Hall

‘Russian Aboot’ at Dickson Hall

A Doric comedy evening is to be performed at the Dickson Hall in Laurencekirk at the end of January.

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The Tallest Horse on Earth will be playing Fettercairn Hall next Saturday

Children’s puppet show at Fettercairn

A puppet show for quirky adults and children by theatre company ‘Silly Boys’ is making it’s way to Fettercairn this Saturday

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