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wednesday 1

Cardiff Fringe Cafe The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £5. Info 029 2048 3344. A scratch night of shorter works up to 20 mins in length.

uLa Cage Aux Folles New Theatre, Cardiff. 2.30 + 7.30pm, £12-£45.50. Info 029 2087 8889. John Partridge stars in this new version of a popular musical. (Fri 3: 7.30pm, £18.50-£50.50. Sat 4: 2.30 + 7.30pm, £17.50-£50.50.) (Until Sat 4)

Mix Tape Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £8. Info 01633 263670. Music and dance. On tomorrow also.

Pink Mist Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 01970 623232. Owen Sheers’ play about three young men deployed to Afghanistan, and the aftereffects of the experience. In Cardiff from Thurs 2-Sat 4.

 

thursday 2

David O’Doherty Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £17.50/£15 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. Keyboard-tinkling comedian. Sold out sorry!

David Whitney + Bryan Lacey + Junior Simpson The Neon, Newport. 7.30pm, £10 adv. Info 01633 533666. Triple bill of standup comedy in Newport’s top UKIP-affiliated venue.

uLa Bohème Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.15pm, £7-£43. Info 029 2063 6464. A Welsh National Opera production, on for the next two days and then on Sat 11 and Wed 15. (Until Sat 4)

Mike Bubbins Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 8pm, £10. Info 01970 623232. Welsh comedian. In Abertillery on Fri 10; Blackwood on Fri 17.

Mix Tape Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £8. Info 01633 263670.

uPink Mist Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7.50-£25. Info 029 2064 6900. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Sat 4. (Until Sat 4)

uThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7pm, £16.50/£15.50. Info 01633 868239. Musical about “six quirky adolescents”. (Until Sat 4)

uThe Wizard Of Oz Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7pm, £10.50-£14.50. Info 01792 475715. Musical presented by the Sir Harry Secombe Trust. On at 2pm and 7pm on Sat 4. (Until Sat 4)

Tiff Stevenson The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £13/£11. Info 01633 656757. Comedian of some sort with a show inspired by having played a gig in Paris a month before the Bataclan attacks. Hmm? It’s also about “our need to make huge worldwide events about us”. Ah! I get it.

 

friday 3

uAladdin St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 01446 799100. Stage Door 1 with a panto that’s “very much a case of after the Lord Mayor’s show”, as they say. Actually there seem to be loads of pantos on this month, has that always been a thing in February? Don’t recall it. (Until Sun 5)

A Regular Little Houdini Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01792 602060. A Newport dockworker’s son, smitten by Harry Houdini, dreams of magic and escaping reality. In Newtown tomorrow; Milford Haven on Tue 7; Abergavenny on Wed 8; Aberystwyth on Thurs 9.

Cardiff Cabaret Club: Unplugged 9 10 Feet Tall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £10 adv. Info 029 2022 8883. Featuring turns from Oh Carolina, Barry Island, Dainty Dorine, Cortina Ford, Missy Abi Sin, FooFooLaBelle and Paulus.

uDrones Comedy Club Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £3.50. Info 029 2030 4400. Also on Fri 17.

Duncan Oakley + George Egg + Iszi Lawrence Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 8pm, £10. Info 0845 2263510. Comedy Club night.

John Shuttleworth Pontardawe Arts Centre. 8pm, £16/£14 adv. Info 01792 863722. Pootling musical comedian with a new show called Last Will And Tasty Mint. I’ll allow that pun!

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01600 772467. Tribute set courtesy of John Hewer. In Newport tomorrow.

‘Stute Comedy Nights Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 8pm, £12/£11. Info 01495 227206.

Swansea Scratch Night 2017 Volcano, Swansea. 7-10.30pm. Info www.

volcanotheatre.co.uk. A night allowing artists from across the UK to present new or work-in-progress dance works in a supportive environment.

uTom Allen + Andrew Bird + Jimmy McGhie + Lloyd Langford Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

 

saturday 4

A Regular Little Houdini Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.45pm, £11/£9. Info 01686 614555.

Enough Is Enough Bar 46, Aberystwyth. 8pm, £8/£7. Info contact@bar46.co.uk. One of 12 performances (plus some outside the area we cover) for this touring play, which is presented in the form of a gig by an all-woman band with a litany of disquieting stories to tell. In Cardigan on Mon 6; Lampeter on Wed 8; Port Talboy on Thurs 9; Swansea on Fri 10; Narberth on Sat 11; Carmarthen on Sun 12; Ebbw Vale on Wed 15; Aberdare on Thurs 16; Merthyr on Fri 17; Newbridge on Sat 18 and Pontypridd on Sun 19.

Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £15/£13. Info 01633 656757.

Laura Lexx + Mike Wilkinson + Rudi Lickwood Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Max Boyce St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £25. Info 0292087 8444. Max is playing quite a few dates this month but they all seem to be sold out apart from this one.

Seriously Dead Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot. 7.30pm, £22.58. Info 01639 763214. Comedy play starring people from I’m A Celebrity and Emmerdale.

 

sunday 5

John Hastings + Nigel Ng + Luke Sargeant Buffalo, Cardiff. 7pm, £8/£6. Info 029 2031 0312. Presented by Buffalo Comedy.

uLive Cabaret Market Street Club, Barry. 8.30pm. Info 01446 733863. Every Sunday.

 

monday 6

Enough Is Enough The Guildhall, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £8/£7. Info 01239 621765.

Macbeth Blake Theatre, Monmouth. 7pm, £12/£10 NUS. Info 01600 719401. Presented by Splendid Theatre.

 

tuesday 7

A Regular Little Houdini Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.45pm, £13.50/£11.50. Info 01646 695267.

uChicago – YGG Ystalyfera Gwyn Hall, Neath. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0300 3656677. Welsh-language musical which follows the life of the Welsh gangster Murray Humphreys. (Until Thurs 9)

Crafty Laughs The Cambrian Tap, Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029 2064 4952. Free standup comedy of the night every first Tuesday of the month. February features Mark Hurman, Drew Taylor, Anita Shaw, Alex Perkes, Sam Beard, Eliza Fraser, Nathan Webb and Luke Biddle.

uDying For It Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6-£13. Info 029 2039 1391. Moira Buffini’s adaption of the Russian play The Suicide, set in the 1920s Soviet Union. On at 2.30 and 7.30pm on Wed 8 and Mon 13; no shows on Sat 11 and Sun 12. (Until Tue 14)

uFaulty Towers: The Dining Experience Ffresh, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £45. Info 029 2063 6464. This thing is back again. It takes place in and around the restaurant itself and you get a three-course meal in the price. Fri 10, Sat 11 and Sun 12 £55; Sat 11 12.30 and 7.30pm; Sun 12 4.30pm. (Until Thurs 16)

Comedy Den Porter’s, Cardiff. 8pm. Info info@porterscardiff.com. Hosted by Charlie Smith.

uJack Whitehall Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 7pm, from £25.50. Info 029 2022 4488. On tomorrow also, and sold out both days.

uMacbeth Caerphilly Castle. 8pm, £14/£11. Info 01633 263670. Ambitious and site-specific presentation of Shakespeare, courtesy of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru offshoot Theatr Gen Byw. Tonight and tomorrow are preview prices, it’s £15/£12 every day thereafter, apart from Wed 15 which is a pay-what-you-decide deal. Shows are at 4 and 8pm on Thurs 16 and Sat 18. (Until Sat 18)

uOpen Plan Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 8pm, £6-£13. Info 029 2039 1391. Marcelo dos Santos’ play about “the architecture of modern love”. On at 2.15 and 8pm on Thurs 9 and Mon 13; no shows on Sat 11 and Sun 12. (Until Tue 14)

uSinners Club The Other Room at Porter’s, Cardiff. 7.30pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2128 0189. New play by Lucy Rivers, set in a bar “where all lost souls are welcome”. Pay-what-you-can previews today and tomorrow; £12/£10 thereafter. On at 3pm and 7.30pm on Sat 18. No shows on Thurs 9, Sat 11, Sun 12, Thurs 16 or Sun 19. Wed 23 is a signed performance. (Until Fri 24)

T42 Dolman Theatre, Newport. 2pm, £7. Info 01633 263670. An afternoon of musical theatre with Joe Tulloch.

uThe Verdict New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £13-£29. Info 029 2087 8889. Barry Reed’s courtroom thriller, starring Clive Mantle and Jack Shepherd. £11-£29 Wed 8 and Thurs 9; £13-£29 Fri 10; £12.50-£29 Sat 11. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Wed 8, Thurs 9 and Sat 11. (Until Sat 11)

uWastwater Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6-£13. Info 029 2039 1391. Simon Stephens’ play, set on the fringes of Heathrow Airport. On at 2pm + 7.30pm Fri 10; no show on Sun 12. (Until Tue 14)

 

wednesday 8

A Regular Little Houdini Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £12. Info 01873 850805.

Bianca Del Rio St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £35-£150. Info 029 2087 8444. Standup show from the winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race season six. The top price, likewise the middle one of £75, are VIP dealies.

Enough Is Enough Victoria Hall, Lampeter. 7.30pm, £8/£7. Info 07891 632614.

uSemele Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.15pm, £25/£23. Info 029 2039 1391. Handel’s opera, co-presented by Mid Wales Opera. On at 2.15pm on Sat 11. In Newtown on Sat 18; Llanelli on Thurs 23. (Until Sat 11)

 

thursday 9

A Regular Little Houdini Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £6-£8. Info 01970 623232.

Comic Relief Live! Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15/£13.50 NUS. Info 871 4720400. Hosted by Elis James and featuring sets from Dane Baptiste, Sarah Callaghan, Lou Sanders, Mike Bubbins, Matt Rees and Ivo Graham.

Enough Is Enough Taibach Rugby Club, Port Talbot. 8pm, £8/£7. Info 01639 884599.

Free Falling Hagit Yakira Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 0845 2263510. Dance double bill.

uHansel & Gretel Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7pm, £14/£7 kids. Info 01792 475715. Panto presented by PWC. On at 1pm and 7pm on Sat 11. (Until Sat 11)

Ian Boldsworth + Tom Ward + Dave Ward Queens Hall, Narberth. 8pm, £8-£12. Info 01834 869323. Comedy Club night.

In The Absence Of Silence Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £8.50. Info 01495 227206. Co-produced with Creu Cymru and developed with South Gwynedd Domestic Abuse Services, this show is centred five women meeting for lunch and revealing parts of their lives to each other over time.

Jamie Wood Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £10/£8. Info 029 2030 4400. A show based partly on Yoko Ono’s art instructions, which asks whether falling in love is always catastrophic.

 

friday 10

uCinderella Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £10/£6.50. Info 01792 602060. Swansea University Performing Arts presents this Rodger and Hammerstein musical. On tomorrow also, at 2pm and 7.30pm.

Enough Is Enough Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7.15pm, £10.50. Info 01792 475715.

uGeoff Norcott + Gareth Richards + Charlie Baker + Eleanor Tiernan Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

uGreat Expectations Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £10-£12. Info 01970 623232. Presented by the Castaway Theatre Company. On tomorrow also.

Jim Davidson The Neon, Newport. 7pm, £23.50/£17.50. Info 01633 533666. Now I don’t know if UKIP’s Newport secretary and Neon owner Andrew Byers attends every event at his venue, but I reckon he might pop down for this one.

uMadam Butterfly Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.15pm, £7-£43. Info 029 2063 6464. A Welsh National Opera production, also on Sun 12 (at 4pm), Fri 17 and Sat 18.

Max Boyce Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 7.30pm. Info 01656 815995. Sold out.

Mike Bubbins The Met, Abertillery. 8pm, £10. Info 01495 355800.

 

saturday 11

Babulus Montgomery Town Hall, Powys. 7.30pm, £10/£8. Info 01686 614555. Dance theatre featuring Gwyn Emberton and Eddie Ladd. In Aberystwyth on Mon 13; Cardiff on Fri 17 and Sat 18.

Bluestocking Lounge Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 8pm, £15.50. Info 01792 475715. Burlesque from Kiki Lovechild, Lilly Laudanum, DeeDee De La Rouge and Dawn.

Enough Is Enough The Queens Hall, Narberth. 7.30pm, £9.50/£7.50. Info 01834 869323.

Eshan Akbar + Alice Frick + Joe Jacobs + Dimitri Bakanov + Andrew Rutledge + Calum Stewart Clwb Y Bont, Pontypridd. 7pm, £5/£3 adv. Info 01443 491424. Clwb Comedy night.

Great Expectations Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £10-£12. Info 01970 623232.

Liam Withnail + Roger Monkhouse Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Pam Ayres Blake Theatre, Monmouth. 7.30pm, £23. Info 01600 719401.

 

sunday 12

Builth Wells YFC Annual Concert The Wyeside, Builth Wells. 2.30 + 6pm, £8/£5 under-11s. Info 01982 552555.

Enough Is Enough The Parrot, Carmarthen. 8pm, £8/£7. Info 01267 231012.

uJosie Long Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12. Info 029 2023 2199. Indie comedian. On tomorrow also.

We Are Not Amused Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7pm, £6. Info 01792 863722. Presented by the Riding Stars Theatre Company.

 

monday 13

Babulus Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £6-£8. Info 01970 623232.

Caterpillar Comedy Gwdihw, Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029 2039 7933. Open mic standup night hosted by James Dunn.

uDreamboats And Petticoats New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £9.50-£25. Info 029 2087 8889. Rock’n’roll musical. £10-£29 on Tue 14 and Wed 15; £9-£29 Thurs 16; £11-£32 Fri 17; £10-£32 Sat 18. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Thurs 16 and Sat 18. (Until Sat 18)

uThe Sound Of Murder Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £9.50-£16. Info 01792 475715. William Fairchild’s play, with a cast here which includes people from Emmerdale and Brookside. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Wed 15. (Until Thurs 16)

 

tuesday 14

Burton Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £3-£13. Info 01239 621200. Rhodri Miles plays Richard Burton, relating his life story in Burton’s own words. In Builth Wells tomorrow; Cardiff on Thurs 16.

uFiddler On The Roof Parc & Dare, Treorchy. 7pm, £7-£9. Info 0800 0147111. Presented by Treorchy Comprehensive School. (Until Thurs 16)

uHi-De-Hi Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £12.50/£8.50 NUS. Info 01633 263670. Olde tyme sitcom hits the stage thanks to Newport Playgoers Society. On at 2pm and 7.15pm on Sat 18. (Until Sat 18)

uWe Will Rock You Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare. 7pm, £7/£5. Info 0800 0147111. Aberdare community School with a production of this Queenly musical. (Until Thurs 16)

 

wednesday 15

Burton The Wyeside, Builth Wells. 7.30pm, £13/£11. Info 01982 552555.

Col Howard The Big Top, Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029 2022 8883. Comedy show whose concept features Col walking down Queen Street in Cardiff and stopping to talk to all the chuggers, salespeople, religious cranks etc instead of purposely avoiding them.

Enough Is Enough Ebbw Vale Institute. 7.30pm, £8/£7. Info 01495 708022.

uMarilyn Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £6-£8. Info 01970 623232. Monroe, that is. One-woman show performed by Nicola Burgess and written by Gwynne Edwards. On tomorrow also.

Mark Thomas Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £17.50. Info 029 2064 6900. Touring his new show The Red Shed. See Upfront

Mr Bloom’s Nursery St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 1 + 4pm, £15.50/£13.50. Info 029 2087 8444. Singalong show for kids.

uThe Elephant Man Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.30pm, £6-£10.50. Info 01646 695267. Amateur drama production based on a true story. (Until Fri 17)

uThe Other Jolson Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7.15pm, £6-£10. Info 01792 475715. New play about Larry Parks, small-time Hollywood actor who made it big playing the legendary Al Jolson in two movies. On tomorrow also.

uTwo Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 7.30pm. Info 01685 384111. Merthyr College present a bickering husband and wife and the dozen regulars who pass through their pub in an evening are played by two actors. On tomorrow also.

 

thursday 16

Brian Gittins Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 8pm, £6-£8. Info 029 2030 4400. Work-in-progress show titled Don’t Feed The Monkey Man. Gittins is a ‘bad comedian’ alter ego of one David Earl.

Le Vin Herbé Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.15pm, £7-£43. Info 029 2063 6464. A Welsh National Opera production of Frank Martin’s intimate opera.

Paul Foot Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £13. Info 0871 4720400. See Upfront. In Pontardawe on Fri 17.

Profundis + The Green House Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £7-£14. Info 01792 602060. Double bill presented by National Dance Company Wales.

Seann Walsh Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 8pm, £14.50. Info 01656 815995. Standup comic.

Will Little Theatre, Neath. 7pm, £2/£1. Info 01639 643462. Play based on the early life of Shakespeare. Adapted by Owen Staton from an original script by Tom Stoppard.

 

friday 17

uBabulus Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 029 2030 4400. On tomorrow also.

uCarl Donnelly + Angela Barnes + Andre Vincent + Marlon Davis Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

Enough Is Enough Theatr Soar, Merthyr. 7.30pm, £8/£7. Info 01685 722176.

Home Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 11am + 1.30pm, £9.50. Info 01656 815995. Multi-sensory tale of unexpected friendship aimed at audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).

Max Boyce Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7.30pm. Info 01874 611622. Sold out.

Micky Flanagan Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £23.50. Info 01792 475715. Warm-up show for whatever it is he’s warming up for. Surprisingly not sold out at the time of writing, but that’s a month before the gig.

Mike Bubbins Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 8pm, £12.50/£10.50. Info 01495 227206.

Paul Foot Pontardawe Arts Centre. 8pm, £15/£13. Info 01792 863722.

The Magic Flute Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.30pm, £19/£18. Info 01686 614555. Presented by Mid Wales Opera.

 

saturday 18

An Evening Of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.30pm, £20.50/£19.50. Info 01646 695267.

uBeauty & The Beast Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 2 + 5.30pm, £15/£11. Info 01633 868239. Panto, presented by Rainbow Valley. On at 2pm only on Tue 21, Wed 22 and Thurs 23; 2pm and 7pm on Fri 24; 2pm and 5.30pm on Sat 25 and Sun 26. No show on Mon 20. (Until Sun 26)

Enough Is Enough Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7pm, £8. Info 01495 243252.

(F.E.A.R) Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01792 602060. Mr & Mrs Clark present a new one-man show, the man in question being middle-aged in in the throes of an midlife identity crisis. In Cardiff from Tue 21-Sat 25.

Sally-Anne Hayward + Joe Bor + Scott Gibson Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Semele Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.30pm, £19/£18. Info 01686 614555. Presented by Mid Wales Opera.

Treasure Island Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 12.30pm, £12/£10 under-16s. Info 01600 772467. Family panto adventure with Cbeebies people.

 

sunday 19

Anton & Erin St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 3pm, £27.50-£46. Info 029 2087 8444. Du Beke and Boag, respectively, dance steps galore for your delectation.

Enough Is Enough Clwb Y Bont, Pontypridd. 8pm, £8/£6. Info 01443 491424.

The Flying Bedroom Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 1 + 3.30pm, £9/£7.50. Info 0845 2263510. Kids’ theatre presented by Little Light and author Heather Dyer. In Newport on Tue 21.

The Noise Next Door Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, £10. Info 0871 4720400.

 

monday 20

uGhost – The Musical Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £17.50-£40.50. Info 01792 475715. You know the movie Ghost, well imagine it as a musical. I, personally, cannot. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Thurs 23 and Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

uSnow White Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7pm, £5.50/£5 kids. Info 01873 850805. Panto. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Fri 24; 1.30pm and 6pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

The Flying Bedroom Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 1 + 3.30pm, £4.50/£3.50. Info 01495 227206. Kids’ show based on the children’s book by Heather Dyer.

 

tuesday 21

uAladdin Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare. 7pm, £8-£10. Info 0800 0147111. Amateur panto presented by Colstars. On at 2.30pm and 7pm on Wed 22 and sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Alice In Wonderland The Met, Abertillery. 1.30 + 4.30pm, £6.50. Info 01495 355800. Kids’ musical presented by Immersion Theatre.

uFantastic Mr Fox New Theatre, Cardiff. 7pm, £15/£11. Info 029 2087 8889. Dahl, adapted for the stage (and for half term) by Sam Holcroft. £11.50-£21 from Wed 22-Fri 24; £12-£20.50 on Sat 25. On at 2.30pm only on Wed 22; 2.30pm and 7pm from Thurs 23-Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

u (F.E.A.R) Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 029 2030 4400. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

uJack And The Beanstalk Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7pm, £11/£9 kids. Info 01633 263670. Panto, the last one until late November surely. On at 2.15pm and 7pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

uJesus Christ Superstar Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen. 7.30pm, £16/£13. Info 0845 2263510. Presented by Carmarthen Youth Opera. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Jolly Totz Pontardawe Arts Centre. 10.30am, £5/£3. Info 01792 863722. Kids’ show.

Jungle Book Queens Hall, Narberth. 1.30pm, £5.50/£4.50 adv. Info 01834 869323. Kids’ production, presented by Indigo Moon and Span Arts.

Morgan & West: Parlour Tricks Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7pm, £10.50/£8 kids. Info 01792 475715. Time-travelling magic duo. Get the impression that they favour going backwards in time rather than forwards..

Morgan & West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular Magic Show For Kids (And Childish Grown-Ups!) Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 2pm, £10.50/£8 kids. Info 01792 475715. If you take your kids to something called this you’re a Tory, end of. In fact, your kids are as well.

RPride & Prejudice Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £11.50-£41.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Jane Austen, adapted for the stage by Simon Reade. £16-£50-£47.50 on Fri 24 and Sat 25. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Thurs 23 and Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

The Curious Adventures Of Pinnochio Miners Theatre, Ammanford. 2.30pm, £8/£6. Info 0845 2263510. Presented by the Lyngo Theatre Comapny.

The Flying Bedroom The Riverfront, Newport. 1 + 3.30pm, £7. Info 01633 656757. Also featuring related workshops at 2 + 4.30pm.

 

wednesday 22

An Evening With Frank Vickery Parc & Dare, Treorchy. 7pm, £5. Info 0800 0147111. Frank, a playwright whose works are generally whimsical affairs set in the Welsh valleys and performed at venues such as this one, performs script-in-hand excerpts from his plays with a small cast of actors.

Black Bart: The Cunning Pirate Of The Caribbean Acapela, Pentyrch, Cardiff. 11am + 1pm, £6/£3 adults. Info 029 2089 0862. Kids’ show. In English first, the Welsh.

Comedy Club Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 8pm, £11. Info 01792 475715.

Comedy Smackdown The Big Top, Cardiff. 7.30pm. Info 029 2022 8883. Not sure exaactly what this is but it’s presented by Off The Wall.

Dare Devil Rides To Jarama Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £8.50-£12.50. Info 01495 227206. A play by Neil Gore, set in Spain circa 1936 and the Spanish Civil War.

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 2.30pm, £8.50. Info 01792 602060. Kids’ show presented by the People’s Theatre Company and featuring magic tricks devised by the late Paul Daniels.

Lyngo: The Curious Adventures Of Pinnochio Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 2pm, £9.50/£8.50. Info 01239 621200. Kids’ show devised by Marcello Chiarenza.

Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 2pm, £12.50/£10. Info 01874 611622. Presented by Story Pocket Theatre; in Blackwood tomorrow.

Pitschi, The Kitten With Dreams Gwyn Hall, Neath. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0300 3656677.

Pride & Prejudice Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 2pm, £6. Info 029 2063 6464. Kids’ show.

The First Hippo On The Moon Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 2pm, £7-£10. Info 01970 623232. Les Petits Theatre Company adapt David Walliams’ kids’ book.

 

thursday 23

Comedy Club Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 8pm, £10. Info 01970 623232.

uCompany Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £13. Info 0845 2263510. Broadway musical from 1970 presented here by the Llanelli Stage Company. On at 3pm and 7.30pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

uFiddler On The Roof Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 7.30pm, £8-£12. Info 01656 815995. Presented by Bridgend Youth Theatre (Seniors). On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Fri 24 and Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Iain Stirling Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £12. Info 0871 4720400. Scottish standup.

Jethro Queens Hall, Narberth. 6.30pm. Info 01834 869323. Sold out. Imagine hundreds of Pembrokeshire farmers, tearful with mirth as they roar “BULLOCKS TO EUROPE!” as one.

Michael Morpurgo’s King Arthur Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 1 + 4pm, £9.50/£7.50. Info 01495 227206.

uRapunzel: A Tangled-Up Pantomime Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 2.30 + 7pm, £8/£6. Info 01685 384111. Panto, presented by CAST Theatre Company. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Fri 24 and Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Semele Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £15/£12.50. Info 0845 2263510.

uThe Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7/£5. Info 029 2048 3344. New show by Monstrous Productions, best known for adapting Terry Pratchett books for the stage. On at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

The Circus Of Horrors The Riverfront, Newport. 7.30pm, £23/£20. Info 01633 656757. “Totally unbelievable” – Scott Mills, Radio 1. Lots of other people like it though so don’t listen to Scott. In Swansea on Mon 27.

The Curious Adventures Of Pinnochio Pontardawe Arts Centre. 2pm, £5/£3. Info 01792 863722. Kids’ theatre. In Newport tomorrow.

uTommy Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £11. Info 029 2087 7959. The Who’s infamous rock opera, presented by Pukka Productions. (Until Sun 26)

uZero For The Young Dudes Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £4-£8. Info 029 2064 6900. Sherman Youth Theatre perform Alistair McDowall’s play about a bizarre summer camp. (Until Sat 25)

 

friday 24

Dancing Bear, Dancing Bear Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 029 2039 1391. A play featuring immersive sound and music (listened to on headphones by the audience) presented by Gameshow.

uEd Gamble + Scott Gibson + Jonnie Price + Bethany Black Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

Liam Williams + Lou Sanders + George Lewis Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 8pm, £10. Info 01874 611622. Comedy Club night.

Ten Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7pm, £8-£10. Info 01970 623232. Contemporary circus performed by Bristol’s Circomedia company.

The Curious Adventures Of Pinnochio The Riverfront, Newport. 11.30am + 2.30pm, £7. Info 01633 656757.

 

saturday 25

Lou Conran + James Cook + Steve Shanyaski Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Mike Doyle Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale. 7.30pm, £6.50. Info 01495 355800.

The Festival Of Diversity XIV: Raja Bersiong (The Vampire King) St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £11. Info 029 2087 8444. Presented by the Malaysian Students’ Society of Cardiff University.

 

sunday 26

Sue Perkins Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £23.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Apparently Sue has a memoir – bestselling, no less – called Spectacles, and this is a show based on it to some extent.

Tales From Wales The Full Moon, Cardiff. 6.30pm, £5.50 adv. Info info@

thefullmooncardiff.com. Region-specific comedy from Drew Taylor and Steffan Evans, presented by Clwb Comedy.

Youth Dance Night Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 4 + 7pm, £10/£7. Info 029 2063 6464. Works from ETC Youth Dance, Fantasy Feet, Rubicon, Joon Youth Dance Company and National Dance Company Wales Associates. Held in the Dance House.

 

monday 27

Rob Beckett Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 8pm, £16. Info 01874 611622.

The Circus Of Horrors Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £18.50-£26.50. Info 01792 475715.

uThe Wedding Singer New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £11-£26. Info 029 2087 8889. Musical version of the 1985-set Adam Sandler movie. £13-£32 on Tue 28-Thurs 2 Mar; £11-£36 on Fri 3 Mar; £13-£36 on Sat 4 Mar. On at 5pm and 8pm on Fri 3 Mar; 4pm and 8.45pm on Sat 4 Mar. (Until Sat 4 Mar)

 

tuesday 28

All The Little Lights Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7pm, £10/£8. Info 0845 2263510. Poignant, dark play presented by Fifth Word and Nottingham Playhouse. On tomorrow also.

Danza Contemporanea De Cuba Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £14.50-£37.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Cuban dance troupe with a show described as “pungent blend of Afro Caribbean rhythms, jazzy American modernism and inflections from European ballet”. Pungent! On tomorrow also.

Legally Blonde Gwyn Hall, Neath. 7pm, £14/£12. Info 0300 3656677. Musical, based on the film and presented by Melyncryddan AOS.

Negative Space Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £10-£12. Info 01970 623232. Experimental, wordless theatre from Reckless Sleepers.

The Romans In Britain Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12/£10.50. Info 029 2030 4400. Howard Brenton’s powerful play, first performed in 1980 and presented here by Everyman. (Until Sat 4 Mar)

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