Looking ahead to Newark Palace Theatre's spring season
There is plenty on offer at Newark Palace Theatre to keep people entertained over the next few months, with music, comedy and drama galore.
The spring season gets under way on January 21 with a visit from best-selling country music act The Shires.
Barry Steele returns to the Palace the following night with his Roy Orbison Story.
There’s laugh-out-loud comedy at the theatre on January 25 with Dirty Dusting starring Vicki Michelle and Vicky Entwistle.
Tribute acts feature heavily, including Think Floyd (January 29) Neil Diamond act Sweet Caroline (February 3) and Aladdin Sane’s David Bowie tribute (February 4).
Newark Twinning Association’s annual Last Night Of The Proms will be back on February 5.
One of the most iconic pop, rhythm and blues bands of the 1960s, The Animals, will be performing some of their greatest hits on February 10.
Comedian Milton Jones brings Milton: Impossible in Newark the next day.
The UK’s longest running musical theatre concert tour, Beyond The Barricade, will be back on February 12 with two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End.
The Animal Guyz brings a host of animals and dinosaurs to life on stage on February 16.
Psychic Sally returns on February 17 with her new show, Ten Years And Counting,
Newark’s Steve Steinman brings his tongue-in-cheek show Vampires Rock back to the Palace on February 18.
Inspired by the classic Ladybird story book, The Elves And The Shoemaker is told on February 20 using puppets, music and simple dialogue.
Fans of murder mystery may enjoy Jack The Ripper —The Real Truth on February 24 where new facts and evidence will be revealed.
The hilarious Su Pollard will take to the stage on February 25 to talk about her exceptional career.
The American Four Tops will bring the glitz of Las Vegas to Newark on February 26.
If classical music is more your thing, Tenors Un Limited perform their uplifting show That’s Amoré on March 4.
The ELO Experience return with their tribute to legendary act on March 5.
Comedian Nish Kumar promises a hilarious night of social commentary on March 10.
Dust off your guitars for an evening of classic rock anthems on March 11 with songs from the likes of Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Jimi Hendrix.
Join Ratty, Mole, Badger, and Toad as they embark on and adventure in Wind In The Willows on March 12.
There are more tribute acts with T.Rextasy on March 17 and Rob Kingsley in A Vision of Elvis on March 24.
Television and radio star Jeremy Vine gives a talk on March 25.
Newark’s Amateur Operatic Society will be back from March 30 to April 2 with the musical, Singin’ In The Rain.
The Terrible Tudors are set to take to the stage on April 6 in Horrible Histories Live.
Ireland’s international hit recording star, Dominic Kirwan, returns to the Palace with a new show on April 8.
Also returning is The Simon & Garfunkel Story on April 14.
Writer and broadcaster Dom Joly brings his first UK tour since 2011 to Newark on April 15.
And Finally…Phil Collins, fronted by singer Chris O’Connell, will be at the theatre on April 16.