Your guide to Ipswich’s 2017 shows, concerts and theatre productions

Find out what shows you can expect from The Wolsey Theatre for the rest of the year. Picture: MIKE K

Find out what shows you can expect from The Wolsey Theatre for the rest of the year. Picture: MIKE KWASNIAK - Credit: Archant

Your entertainment for the rest of the year is sorted with our 2017 guide. From events for families to adults only, we have it covered with shows at The Regent, Corn Exchange, Dance East and Wolsey Theatre.

Texas is coming to The Regent next month, book tickets now! Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Texas is coming to The Regent next month, book tickets now! Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

SEPTEMBER

Texas, The Regent, September 15

If you are a fan of Texas then you will need to snap up tickets quick as there are only a few left!

Trianon at Snape Picture:TRIANON

Trianon at Snape Picture:TRIANON - Credit: Archant

Trianon Music Group - Across The Pond, The Corn Exchange, September 16

Enjoy a night of pure talent with the Trianon Music Group and their Across The Pond show. Travel from the UK to the USA all in one night.

Triple Bill, Dance East, September 22-23

Triple Bill Dance East

Triple Bill Dance East - Credit: Archant

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National Dance Company Wales is set to put on a stunning performance, full of character and performed by technically beautiful dancers.

Sister Act Live Choir, The Corn Exchange, September 23

Enjoy the brilliant film Sister Act on the big screen while a live gospel choir and band accompanies the on-screen nuns singing the hit songs.

Sister Act Live. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Sister Act Live. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Joel Dommett, The Regent, September 28

Comedian Joel Dommett will have you laughing until tears roll down your face. You may recognise him from I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

Laugh until tears roll down your face with Joel Dommett at The Regent. Picture: PAUL JOHN BAYFIELD

Laugh until tears roll down your face with Joel Dommett at The Regent. Picture: PAUL JOHN BAYFIELD - Credit: PAUL JOHN BAYFIELD

OCTOBER

Grease, The Regent, October 2-7

Enjoy a family night out watching the hit film Grease. With Tom Parker from the UK’s top boy band playing Danny - what could be better?

Catch Grease at The Regent in October. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Catch Grease at The Regent in October. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Sixties Gold, The Regent, October 8

Relive the Swinging Sixties with a night filled of original stars and hit songs. This show will create the ultimate feel-good factor.

Purple Rain - A Celebration of Prince, The Corn Exchange, October 13

Prince in performance August, 12 1986. Celebrate his life with the purple rain show. Picture: PA

Prince in performance August, 12 1986. Celebrate his life with the purple rain show. Picture: PA - Credit: Archant

If you were a fan of Prince make sure you attend Purple Rain. It is a night dedicated to celebrating the star. Get ready to hear all your favourite songs!

Marc Almond Shadows and Reflections, The Regent, October 14

Sit back and enjoy Marc Almond’s Shadows and Reflections tour. Expect a variation of hits, beautiful orchestral, and iconic torch songs.

Marc Almond comes to The Regent with the classics and his new album. Picture: BMG

Marc Almond comes to The Regent with the classics and his new album. Picture: BMG - Credit: Archant

Double Bill, Dance East, October 20-21

This performance is expected to be exciting, bold and daring. Book your tickets now for a night you won’t forget!

Past performance at Dance East Ipswich, have you booked your tickets for the next show? Picture: SAR

Past performance at Dance East Ipswich, have you booked your tickets for the next show? Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

The Wind and the Willows, The Wolsey Theatre, October 17-24

A show perfect for the whole family. Watch the adventure of a mole, a ratty badger and a troublesome toad.

NOVEMBER

Take your little ones to see The Wind And The Willows at The Wolsey Theatre. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Take your little ones to see The Wind And The Willows at The Wolsey Theatre. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Rules For Living, The Wolsey Theatre, October 31-November 4

This smash hit comedy is coming to your town. Enjoy this darkly funny play about Christmas to get you in a festive mood.

8 Minutes, Dance East, November 10

A previous Dance East performance, book your tickets now to see The Borrowers, their christmas show.

A previous Dance East performance, book your tickets now to see The Borrowers, their christmas show. Picture: RACHEL CHERRY - Credit: Archant

8 minutes is one not to be missed! The dance uses movement, film and music to investigate a subject which can’t help but ignite the imagination.

The Dream Boys, The Regent, November 17

Grab a group of friends and enjoy the UK’s top male strip show. A night packed with music, muscle, and mayhem.

Book your tickets to see the Dream boys now. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Book your tickets to see the Dream boys now. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

ABBA Mania, The Corn Exchange, November 24

A night of singing your ABBA favourites from Mamma Mia to Dancing Queen with the world’s number one touring ABBA production.

A night of ABBA hits, get your dancing shoes on! Picture: AP

A night of ABBA hits, get your dancing shoes on! Picture: AP - Credit: AP

DECEMBER

Russell Brand Re:Birth, The Regent, December 4

A night with Russell Brand, prepare to chuckle as Russell speaks about fatherhood, his daughter and his worries of her one day dating a guy like him!

Russell Brand heads to The Regent to tell all about fatherhood in his latest comedy sketch. Picture:

Russell Brand heads to The Regent to tell all about fatherhood in his latest comedy sketch. Picture: PA - Credit: PA

Christmas Memories - An Afternoon of Festive Nostalgia, The Corn Exchange, December 4

Feel festive with this Christmas production including more than 60 of your favourite Christmas songs and 40 gorgeous custom changes.

The Borrowers, Dance East, December 13-17

Check out what The Corn Exchange has in store. Picture: ARCHANT

Check out what The Corn Exchange has in store. Picture: ARCHANT

A Christmas treat for the family, this performance is based on the much-loved Mary Norton book.

Red Riding Hood, The Wolsey Theatre, November 23-January 27

The exciting Christmas panto we all wait for, this year Red Riding Hood will take to the stage. Watch the classic tale be turned into a fun packed musical.

Little Red Riding Hood is The Wolsey Theatre's Christmas panto this year. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTO

Little Red Riding Hood is The Wolsey Theatre's Christmas panto this year. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCK PHOTO - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Jack And The Beanstalk, The Regent, December 16-January 2

Enjoy the magical Christmas panto with Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson who is playing Jack.

Jack and the beanstalk comes to The Regent for their Christmas panto. Picture: KEITH WHITMORE

Jack and the beanstalk comes to The Regent for their Christmas panto. Picture: KEITH WHITMORE - Credit: � ARCHANT } NORFOLK 2002.

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