Buddy heads up new Corn Exchange season
Spring is on its way and so are some fabulous shows coming to the Alive Lynn Corn Exchange over this coming season.
The cover picture of the Corn Exchange’s brochure this season is from the sensational award-winning West End show Buddy (Thursday, June 11 – Saturday, June 13), the musical about Buddy Holly’s story including all his fantastic hits.
Other live acts from around the same era and same genre of music as Buddy are Bye Bye Baby – Jersey Boys and music from Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Friday, March 20), Chicago Blues Brothers (Sat, April 4), That’ll Be The Day (Sunday, Apr 19), Bringing on Back The 60s (Sun, Apr 26), The Beach Boys – Smile (Thu, May 14), The Illegal Eagles (Sat, May 23), The Drifters (Thu, Jun 4), Walk Right Back (Tuesday, Jun 16) and The Roy Orbison Story (Sat, Jun 20).
Other live music acts covering all musical tastes this season include Sweet Caroline (Thu, Mar 5), The ELO Experience (Wednesday, Mar 18), Seven Drunken Nights (Thu, Apr 2), Rule The World – Take That Tribute band (Fri, Apr 3), Thank You For The Music (Thu, Apr 16), From The Jam – Setting Sons 40th Anniversary tour (Wed, Apr 29),Dominic Kirwan (Wed, May 13), Michael Starring Ben (Fri, May 15), Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story (Wed, May 27), Rumours of Fleetwood (Sat, Jun 6), Hello Again The Story of Neil Diamond (Sun, Jun 14), UK Pink Floyd Experience (Thu, Jun 18), The Carpenters (Fri, Jun 19), Whitney – Queen of the Night (Sun, Jun 28) and Luther Vandross Celebration (Thu, July 9).
The Corn Exchange is very pleased to welcome a fabulous new show coming here called Viva La Divas featuring three of Strictly Come Dancing stars Katya, Nadiya and Janette (Fri, Jun 26).
The Russian State Opera brings Aida (Fri, Mar 13) to King’s Lynn, and Ellen Kent Operas return with Madama Butterfly (Tue, Mar 31) & La Boheme (Tue, Apr 21).
The wonderful Ballet Cymru brings Giselle (Tue, May 26), Flawless are back with their world tour show Chase the Dream (Fri, Jun 5), Rhythm of the Dance (Wed, Jul 1), another popular dance act especially with the ladies is The Dreamboys (Sat, May 16), for a different girls night out filled with entertainment is Menopause the Musical 2 (Sat, Apr 18), and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Thu, Apr 30).
For a fun night and some dancing to 90’s Brit-pop classics with Supersonic 90’s Night (Fri, May 22) and Boogie Wonderland – Experience the best disco party ever! (Sat, May 30).
Other shows include Neil Sands’ wonderful cast with Land Of Hope & Glory (Mon, Mar 30), some family friendly shows coming include The Wizard Of Oz starring comedy legend Bobby Davro (Sun, Apr 5), for some girlie time with songs from Little Mix, Taylor Swift, Ariana, etc, come along to Pop Divas Live! (Tue, Apr 7).
Milkshake! Live returns during the May break (Sun, May 31), and there are two Sing-a-long-a shows coming The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody (Sun, Jun 7). An Audience with Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham as seen on SAS Who Dares Wins (Fri, May 29)
Comedy acts include Andy Parsons (Sun 22 Mar) Milton Jones (Wed 8 Apr), Mark Steel (Wed 15 Apr) & Joel Dommett (Tue 5 May). Already SOLD OUT comedy for this season are Jim Davidson and Josh Widdicombe!
Other sold out shows include What’s Love Got To Do With It, Spirit Of The Dance, Joe Brown, and the Corn Exchange has the last few seats available for Killer Queen (Fri 17 Apr).
If you want to see future stars of comedy the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Comedy Clubs (Thursdays unless stated) on Mar 19, Wed, Apr 22, May 21, Jun 25 and Jul 16 showcase four rising stars from the touring circuit in a relaxed cabaret setting.
The Corn Exchange has been closed since the beginning of January, for renovations of the new cinemas.It opens again on Thursday, March 5 for the show Sweet Caroline.
The box office will be open 1 hour before each performance above.Otherwise it will still be located at the Guildhall for customers to purchase and pick up tickets and for inquiries during the day from 9am-3pm.
For the full programme of what’s in store visit kingslynncornexchange.co.uk
Here is the link for the new brochure: https://issuu.com/kingslynncornexchange/docs/final_191ef3b3a13a30
Tickets for all shows are available from the box office on 01553 764864 or book online kingslynncornexchange.co.uk
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