MAC Panto: Puss in Boots (SATS)
1st-9th December, various timesStoke Amateur Theatre Society who brought you last years sell out 'Robin Hood and The Babes in the Wood' are proud to present their 2018 panto at the Mitchell Arts Centre, Hanley. This year it's a brand-new laughter-packed version of 'Puss in Boots' written once again by local children's entertainer Paul Brammer!As always our fun-packed shows have music, dance, side-splitting traditional comedy, and of course, lots of audience participation, and this year a gloriously messy slapstick kitchen scene that has to be seen to be believed!
MAC Live: Antony & Cleopatra (National Theatre Live Screening)
6th December, 7pmBroadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
Running time: 200 minutes including interval (subject to change)
MAC Theatre: Singing Stars 'Sparkle'
10th December, 6:45pm
Singing Stars presents 'Sparkle' Local Primary School Choirs come together at the Mitchell Arts Centre to celebrate Christmas.
MAC Panto: Cinderella
17th-31st December, various times
A brand new professional pantomime, Cinderella, will be playing at the Mitchell Arts Centre (MAC), this festive period and it has a very local connection.
It stars Den Siegertsz from BBC Radio Stoke as Baron Hardup, Tim Churchill (Blood Brothers) and Paul Deakin as the ugly sisters with Catherine O'Reilly as the Fairy Godmother. Joining them is a cast of touring and west end actors playing the other characters.
The set has been especially designed to fit the stage of the MAC. The script has been written by local playwrights Tim Churchill and Paul Wood and contains many references to Stoke-on-Trent that the audiences will love.
Welcome to the Mitchell Arts Centre (MAC)! With a 300 seater auditorium, fully licensed Café-Bar, Meeting Rooms and a professional Dance Studio, there's something for everyone!
Puss In Boots
Singing Stars: Sparkle
December 10th, 6:45pm
January 12th, 7:30pm
January 15th, 11am
The Tragedy of Richard II
January 15th, 7pm
Royal Opera: Queen of Spades
January 22nd, 6:45pm
Genesis: Visible Touch
January 27th, 7:30pm
Staffordshire Film Archive
January 29th, 11am
Royal Opera: La Traviata
January 30th, 6:45pm
NT: I'm Not Running
January 31st, 7pm
Oh What A Feeling
February 9th, 7:30pm