Autumn is definitely here and the Hall For Cornwall has a programme of entertainment that is sure to delight.
The Greatest Love of All – The Whitney Houston Show
Thursday 20th October
The Greatest Love of All celebrates the magnificent catalogue of hits that Houston made famous, including I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Where Do Broken Hearts Go, I’m Every Woman, I Will Always Love You and many more. Starring the breathtaking voice of Belinda Davids, plus full band, dancers and theatrical effects, this show is not just a brilliant tribute but also a spectacular concert experience in its own right.
Dr Hook starring Dennis Locorriere
Saturday 1st October
Dennis Locorriere is touring the UK under the original Dr Hook name. From the very beginnings of Dr Hook to the height of their success, Dennis Locorriere was the unmistakable voice of the band’s biggest hits and best loved songs including Sylvia’s Mother, Sexy Eyes, A Little Bit More and Sharing The Night Together.
Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th October
From the producers of the sell-out smash hit Puttin’ On The Ritz, comes a dazzling song and dance extravaganza, featuring Hollywood’s greatest hits including That’s Entertainment, Puttin’ On The Ritz and I Got Rhythm. West End stars, glorious costumes and fabulous dancing – as well as a right royal knees up with a special tribute to London’s Pearly Kings and Queens!
The Sensational 60s Experience
Monday 10th October
For one night only, enjoy three hours of pure 60s nostalgia when The Sensational 60s Experience returns by popular demand. Seven legendary names, including Herman’s Hermits and Chris Farlowe, take to the stage and deliver a night never to be forgotten.
Raphael Wallfisch and
Tuesday 11th October
The International Concert Series 2016/17 continues with Raphael Wallfisch and John York, offering a fascinating programme of cello and piano performed by surely one of the most celebrated cello and piano partnerships in the world. Alongside Bach and Beethoven an opportunity to hear two more rarely played masterpieces by Mendelssohn and Grieg.
The Joy of Mincing
Wednesday 19th October
The Joy of Mincing is Clary’s celebration of 30 years as a camp comedian. There is so much to tell you; the ups and downs of his sordid love life, the true and heart-stopping account of how he saved Dame Joan Collins’ life, and don’t start him on the perils of his DIY electrical home enema kit.
Friday 21st October
With over 50 years of rock ’n’ rolling the world, The Hollies will be performing classics including The Air That I Breathe, Carrie Anne, Bus Stop, Long Cool Woman, He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother, and many more. With their soaring, distinctive harmonies, brilliantly crafted songs, and cultivated musicianship, this is an evening of great hits no Hollies fan should miss!
Monday 24th to Saturday 29th October
An all new production of the Broadway and West End smash hit musical Sister Act. Starring Alexandra Burke (The X Factor, The Bodyguard) and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood. Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Disney’s Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco. Please note that during matinee performances, the role of ‘Deloris Van Cartier’ will be performed by West End performer Joanna Francis (The Lion King, The Harder They Come).
Ellen Kent’s Opera & Ballet International
Wednesday 12th to Saturday
A trio of stunning operas, all with international soloists, an acclaimed chorus and full orchestra.
Puccini La Bohème
Wednesday 12th October
La Bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written; the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer. The set reflects the Bohemian art of the period and will include a local brass band, snow effects and Muzetta’s dog.
Thursday 13th October
This powerful tale is laced with revenge, destruction and jealousy. Verdi’s haunting and melodic chorus of the Hebrew slaves follows the plight of the Hebrews as they are forced from their homeland into exile by the Babylonian King Nabucco.
Friday 14th & Saturday 15th October
Starring Olga Perrier, the International French Soprano as Aida and Liza Kadelnik the celebrated Mezzo from the Romanian National Opera as Amneris, this tragic story of war, jealousy and revenge is traditionally staged, featuring a temple dance and the classic Triumphal March with cascades of glittering gold and amazing fire performers.