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wednesday 1

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

Alyssa Edwards + Jujubee Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 7pm, £30-£60. Info 029 2064 1010. More RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni tip up in Cardiff. It’s presented by Sickening Events, also features Jolene Dover and Heidi Wurst, and looks to be sold out. Clwb Ifor Bach have ANOTHER show featuring Alyssa here on Thurs 9.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 01495 243252. Performed by a new theatre company, Marvellous Pretenders. (Until Sat 4)

Count Arthur Strong Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 8pm, £20. Info 01600 772467. This guy is in the £20 bracket now, huh.

uIesu Theatr Soar, Merthyr. 1 + 7.30pm, £7/£6. Info 01685 722176. Jesus Christ Superstar, performed in Welsh by Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun. On tomorrow also, at 7.30pm only.

Max Boyce Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot. 7.30pm, £25. Info 01639 763214. Sold out, and you are a damned fool if you expected anything else on this, the most important day of the year.

Mike Doyle Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £14-£18. Info 01792 475715.

uThe Romans In Britain Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12. Info 029 2030 4400. Howard Brenton’s powerful play, first performed in 1980 and presented here by Everyman. £12.50/£10.50 on Thurs 2 and Sat 4; also on at 2.30pm on Sat 4. (Until Sat 4)

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 Wed 1 and Thurs 2; £11-£36 on Fri 3; £13-£36 on Sat 4. On at 5pm and 8pm on Fri 3; 4pm and 8.45pm on Sat 4. (Until Sat 4)

uViva La Dance Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £6. Info 01633 263670. Dance show from GLD. Tickets are £7 on Fri 3 and Sat 4. (Until Sat 4)

uYfory Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7.50-£15. Info 029 2064 6900. New play based on the Welsh Assembly circa last year’s elections. In Cardigan on Sat 4; Aberystyth on Tue 14; Pontardawe on Thurs 16; Llanelli Fri 17. (Until Fri 3)

 

thursday 2

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 01495 243252. (Until Sat 4)

Chekhov’s Shorts Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 029 203 1391. One-act plays, presented here by the European Arts Company. In Newtown on Thurs 9.

Comedy Night The Neon, Newport. 7.30pm, £10 adv. Info 01633 533666. Newport’s top UKIP-affiliated venue present three standup comics. In timeless Brexiteer style, they’re selling tickets even though most of the details are unconfirmed.

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!

uProfundis / The Green House Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 01970 623232. Double bill of new work from National Dance Company Wales. On tomorrow also at 1pm. In Brecon on Mon 13.

Rob Beckett Maesteg Town Hall. 8pm, £15.50. Info 01656 733269.

The Wizard Of Oz Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £12. Info 0845 2263510. Performed by SA15 Stage School. Also on at 2.30pm on Mon 6. (Until Fri 10)

Watchers Of The Skies The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. 8pm, £10. Info 01497 821762. Theatre show (with live music) concerning Edna Leigh, who lives through the American Depression before arriving in the UK post-WWII.

 

friday 3

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 01495 243252. (Until Sat 4)

Comedy Club Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0845 2263510. Presented by Killforaseat and with acts TBC.

uDave Fulton + Christian Schulte-Loh + Dave Johns + Jenny Collier Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

Discover Dance Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 1pm, £8. Info 01970 623232. Ninety-minute introduction to dance aimed at families and schools.

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

Mike Doyle Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £17/£15. Info 01873 850805.

u‘Stute Comedy Nights Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 8pm, £12/£11. Info 01495 227206. With standups TBc. Also on Fri 31.

 

saturday 4

Alice In Wonderland Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 2.30 + 5.30pm, £9. Info 029 203 1391. Kids’ show presented by the Immersion Theatre Company.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 12.30 + 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 01495 243252. (Finishes today)

Golden Thread Playback Theatre Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 1pm, £3-£7. Info 029 2030 4400. Stories from the audience are acted out on the spot.

Max Boyce Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £25.50/£22.50. Info 01792 475715.

Seann Walsh Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £16/£14 adv. Info 01792 863722.

Semele Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7pm, £19/£17. Info 01874 611622. Opera, presented by Mid Wales Opera.

Simon Bligh + Jamie Dalgleish + Mark Simmons Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

The Proposal Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 12.30pm, £6/£4.50. Info 01792 475715. Chekhov play, presented by Theatre In Focus.

Transitions Dance Company: Triple Bill Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £12/£8. Info 029 2063 6464. New works by choreographers Cristian Duarte, Oded Ronen and Charles Linehan.

Yfory Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £11/£10. Info 01239 621200.

 

sunday 5

Gareth Richards + Rob Coleman + Coral Haliwell + Chris Chopping Buffalo, Cardiff. 7pm, £6 adv. Info 029 2031 0312. Presented by Buffalo Comedy.

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

Treasure Island Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 12 + 3pm, £12/£10. Info 01970 623232. Family producrtion with people from CBeebies.

 

monday 6

uRicky Gervais Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 7.30pm, £27.50/£25. Info 029 2022 4488. With a new show, Humility. On tomorrow also… but both dates are sold out.

uOliver! Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01646 695267. Presented by Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society. (Until Sat 11)

uSteel Magnolias Little Theatre, Neath. 7pm, £8. Info 01639 643462. Robert Harling’s play, directed by Jan Francis. (Until Sat 11)

 

tuesday 7

Crafty Laughs The Cambrian Tap, Cardiff. 8pm, free. Info 029 2064 4952. Free standup comedy of the night every first Tuesday of the month.

uFamily Dance Festival Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 4 + 6pm, free. Info 029 2030 4400. One-hour performances for families. On tomorrow also at 12, 3 and 5pm.

uGive Me Your Love Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £8-£12. Info 029 2030 4400. Ridiculusmus with a play which, while absurdist in many ways, tackles PTSD and the potential of MDMA as a treatment for it. On tomorrow also; in Aberystwyth on Wed 15; Builth Wells Thurs 16; Cardigan on Sat 17.

Lakme Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7.50-£22. Info 029 2064 6900. Léo Delibes’ opera, set in India in the 1880s. In Abergavenny on Fri 17.

Meet Fred Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01239 621200. Hijinx’s acclaimed comedy drama about a cloth puppet and the prejudices it faces. In Brecon on Fri 31.

Ruby Wax Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £20.50. Info 01792 475715. See Upfront. In Cardiff tomorrow.

T42 Dolman Theatre, Newport. 2pm, £7. Info 01633 263670. Rehearsed reading.

The Magic Flute Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £20/£18. Info 01970 623232. Presented by Mid Wales Opera.

uWorld Domination Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 6.30pm, £12.50. Info 029 2064 6900. New play by Lesley Hart, the latest in the A Play, A Pie & A Pint series. So called as you get a pie and a pint in the price. (Until Sat 11)

 

 

wednesday 8

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

Comedy Night The Parrot, Carmarthen. 8pm. Info 01267 231012. Hosted by Coral Halliwell.

uEvita Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £12. Info 01873 850805. Musical production by Concept Players. Not to be confused with the production we’ve previewed in our Stage section this month. Also at 2.30pm on Sat 11. (Until Sat 11)

(F.E.A.R) Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £10/£8. Info 01970 623232. 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 Cardigan on Sat 11; Aberdare on Thurs 16; Newport on Wed 22-Fri 24.

Grainne Maguire The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £13/£11 Info 01633 656757. Irish comedian whose appearance here is part of the Riverfront’s all-day programme of International Women’s Day events.

Killing Time Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £14/£12. Info 029 203 1391. Dark comedy about an elderly woman in her final days, featuring live cello and projections.

Ruby Wax Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £22. Info 029 2064 6900. Sold out.

The Ensonglopedia Of Science Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5-£10. Info 01792 863722.

Wilde Without The Boy Gwyn Hall, Neath. 7.30pm, £18. Info 0300 3656677. Dramatisation of  Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis.

 

thursday 9

Alyssa Edwards Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff. 7pm-3am, £12. Info 029 2023 2199. This show by Alyssa (following on from one on Wed 1) is presented by Rest Is Drag, also features Felix Love & Sam and DJing from Sissy Boy Tears, and is sold out.

Chekhov’s Shorts Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.45pm, £11/£9. Info 01686 614555.

Dewch Gyda Fi / Follow Me Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 11am + 2pm, £13/£11. Info 01874 611622. Kids’ play based on the tale of the Pied Piper and adapted by Mike Kenny. In English first, then Welsh. In Newtown on Fri 10; Swansea on Wed 15; Ystradgynlais on Thurs 16; Milford Haven on Sat 18; Aberystwyth on Sun 19.

uDuets Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 7.30pm, £10. Info 01600 772467. Four one act plays by Peter Quilter that examine the world of love and relationships. (Until Sat 11)

George Egg + Alexander Bennet + Diane Spencer Queens Hall, Narberth. 8pm, £8-£12. Info 01834 869323. Comedy Club night.

uJoseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale. 7pm, £8. Info 01495 355800. Presented by Blaenau Gwent Young Stars Musical Company. Also on at 2.30pm on Sat 11. (Until Sat 11)

Music Hall Tavern Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £21/£19. Info 01792 475715. Comedy drag variety show.

Nolton Comedy Nolton Corner, Bridgend. 7.30pm, free. Info 01656 655015. With standups TBC, every second Thursday of the month.

Socks Do Shakespeare Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £10. Info 01970 623232. You might know them better as The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre.

Tea With Oscar Wilde Miners Theatre, Ammanford. 7pm, £10/£8. Info 0845 2263510. “Join Oscar Wilde as he interviews leading celebrities of the Victorian era, recounts a story or two and invites his audience to get ‘Caught In The Act’!” This is good satire as if Oscar Wilde was alive today, he would actually be doing something like this.

The Great Gatsby Burlesque Soirée Minskys Showbar, Cardiff. 7pm, £8/£15 VIP. Info 029 2023 3128. Presented by Hour Glass Entertainment and in aid of the Noah’s Ark Appeal.

The Magic Flute Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £15/£1 kids. Info 01792 863722. Presented by Mid Wales Opera.

uThe Three Musketeers Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £12.50/£8.50 NUS. Info 01633 263670. Presented by Playgoers New Generation. Also on at 2.30pm on Sat 11 (£11 concessions). (Until Sat 11)

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £19/£17. Info 01633 656757. New show by the Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Y Glec / King Hit Theatr Soar, Merthyr. 7.30pm, £9/£7. Info 01685 722176. Welsh adaption of an original Australian production about a teenage birthday party that gets out of hand. In Newtown on Fri 24; Cardiff from Thurs 30-Sat 1 Apr.

 

friday 10

Dewch Gyda Fi / Follow Me Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 10.30am + 1.30pm, £5. Info 01686 614555. In Welsh first, then English.

Hello Cabaret Ffresh, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £15. Info 029 2063 6464. New night of musical theatre and more.

Home: A Tale Of Unexpected Friendship Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 11am + 1.30pm, £12/carers free. Info 029 2030 4400. Multi-sensory show aimed at audiences with Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).

uJustin’s Party Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 1 + 5pm, £15.50-£19.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Kids’ show helmed by award-winning actor Justin Fletcher. On tomorrow also, at 11.30am and 2.30pm.

uRudi Lickwood + Bobby Mair + Matt Green + Suzi Ruffell Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

uWiseman Stage School Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7pm, £8.50/£6.50. Info 01792 475715. Showcase performance. On tomorrow also.

 

saturday 11

(F.E.A.R) Small World Theatre, Cardigan. 8pm, £10 adv. Info 01239 615952.

Lee Nelson Princess Royal Theatre, Port Talbot. 7.30pm, £21.50. Info 01639 763214.

President Obonjo + Winter Foenander + Roger Hanson + Aaron Simmonds + Matthew Morris + James Dunn Clwb Y Bont, Pontypridd. 7pm, £5/£3 adv. Info 01443 491424. Clwb Comedy night.

Thanyia Moore + Ed Hedges + Pierre Hollins Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

The Bear Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 11am + 2pm, £5/£4. Info 01495 227206. Kids’ show, adapted from the Raymond Briggs book.

The Faaaabulous Ceri Dupree Show New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12.50-£20. Info 029 2087 8889. Female impersonator. Will we be seeing all you Drag Race Johnny/Jenny-come-lately hipsters at this? I should coco!

 

sunday 12

Lee Nelson St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £20. Info 029 2087 8444. Generally speaking I’m not a fan of the ‘using bad press in your publicity material’ gambit, or Lee Nelson for that matter, but I’ll allow him “You should be ashamed of yourself – Sepp Blatter”.

The First Hippo On The Moon Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 2.30pm, £9-£12. Info 01239 621200. David Walliams’ book, adapted for the stage.

 

monday 13

uActors Showcase Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £6-£11. Info 029 203 1391. Thirty-two actors perform for two minutes each in front of industry professionals. On tomorrow also at 1.15pm.

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

uDong Ding Murder Me On High! Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £9.50-£16. Info 01792 475715. The fourth instalment of the Pratt trilogy (their words not mine), a comical murder mystery series of some sort with soap actors in. Also at 2.30pm on Sat 15. (Until Sat 15)

The Green House + Profundis Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7.30pm, £15/£13. Info 01874 611622.

uRussell Howard Motorpoint Arena Cardiff. 8pm, £25.50-£32.50. Info 029 2022 4488. (Until Wed 15)

 

tuesday 14

uBest Foot Forward Memorial Hall Theatre, Barry. 6.30pm, £6.50/£4.50 kids. Info 01446 738622. Schools dance showcase, with over 550 kids featyring over two days. On tomorrow also.

uGaslight New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12-£29. Info 029 2087 8889. Infamous Patrick Hamilton thriller. £11-£29 on Wed 15 and Thurs 16; £13-£32.50 on Fri 17; £12-£32.50 on Sat 18. Also on at 2.30pm on Wed 15, Thurs 16 and Sat 18. (Until Sat 18)

uSeanmhair The Other Room at Porter’s, Cardiff. 7.30pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2128 0189. New play by Hywel John. Pay-what-you-can previews today and tomorrow; £12/£10 thereafter. On at 3pm and 7.30pm on Sat 18, Sat 25 and Sat 1 Apr. No shows on Thurs 16, Sun 19 or Sun 26. Thurs 23 is a signed performance. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uThe Red Shoes Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £17.50-£42.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Acclaimed Matthew Bourne/New Adventures dance production. See Upfront. £20.50-£45.50 on Fri 17 and Sat 18. Also on at 2.30pm on Thurs 16 and Sat 18. (Until Sat 18)

The Thing That Came From Over There Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £12.50/£10.50. Info 01495 227206. Comedy adventure inspired by 1950s horror films.

Yfory Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01970 623232.

 

wednesday 15

uAntony & Cleopatra Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7.15pm, £11/£9. Info 01792 475715. Shakespeare, courtesy of the Fluellen Theatre Company. Also on at 1pm on Thurs 16 (price £9/£7). (Until Mon 17)

Dewch Gyda Fi / Follow Me Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 1 + 4.30pm, £8.50. Info 01792 602060. In English first, then Welsh.

Give Me Your Love Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01970 623232.

uOur House Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7.15pm, £9/£8. Info 01633 868239. Madness (the band) musical. (Until Sat 18)

Rob Auton The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £11. Info 01633 656757. Writer/performer presents a show on the theme of sleep.

Seann Walsh Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 8pm, £15. Info 01873 850805.

uThe Nether Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 8pm, £12/£10. Info 029 2030 4400. Darkm surreal new play presented by Company Of Sirens and Goodcopbadcop. On at 2.30 and 8pm on Sat 25. No performances from Sun 19-Tue 21. (Until Sat 25)

Urdd Dance Eisteddfod Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 2pm, £5. Info 01686 614555. High schools perform at 2pm; primary schools at 4pm.

 

thursday 16

Dewch Gyda Fi / Follow Me The Welfare, Ystradgynlais. 10.30am + 1.15pm, £5. Info 01639 843163. In Welsh first, then English.

(F.E.A.R) Parc & Dare, Treorchy. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0800 0147111.

Give Me Your Love The Wyeside, Builth Wells. 7pm, £12/£10. Info 01982 552555.

uGwyl Map Volcano, Swansea. Info www.volcanotheatre.co.uk. Welsh Medium Student Theatre Festival by University Of South Wales and Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. On tomorrow also.

Max Boyce Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.30pm, £25. Info 01686 614555. Sold out.

uPlaypen Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £6-£14. Info 01970 623232. Showcase for short plays developed by Scriptography Productions, with the audience invited to vote on which ones should be further developed. On tomorrow also at 10.30am.

Yfory Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5-£10. Info 01792 863722.

 

friday 17

uD.A.N.C.E The Gate, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £8/£6. Info 029 2048 3344. Variety dance show presented by Cardiff University Broadway Dance Society. On tomorrow also.

Drew Taylor + Steffan Evans The Globe At Hay, Hay-On-Wye. 7.30pm, £5. Info 01497 821762. Comedy, presented by Tales From Wales.

Give Me Your Love Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £3-£12. Info 01239 621200.

Lakme Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £20/£18. Info 01873 850805.

Max Boyce Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare. 7.30pm, £25. Info 0800 0147111. Sold out.

uNick Doody + Ian Smith + Dana Alexander + Andrew Ryan Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

Perfect Pitch The Met, Abertillery. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01495 355800. John Godber comedy set on a seaside campsite. In Swansea tomorrow; Aberystwyth on Wed 22; Cardigan on Thurs 23; Llanelli on Sat 25; Milford Haven on Wed 29; Newtown on Thurs 30; Pontardawe on Fri 31.

uPink Mist Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £8-£15. Info 01792 602060. Owen Sheers’ play about three men deployed to Afghanistan. On tomorrow also.

Undermined Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £10.50/£8.50. Info 01495 227206. One-man show concerning the 1984 miners’ strike.

uUWC Atlantic College International Show St Donats Arts Centre, Vale Of Glamorgan. 7pm, £6/£5. Info 01446 799100. Variety show with a global outlook. On tomorrow also.

Variety Night Live Grand Theatre, Swansea. 7.30pm, £16-£24.50. Info 01792 475715. Music, comedy and dance, with Only Men Aloud topping the bill.

Yfory Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7pm, £7-£10. Info 0845 2263510.

 

saturday 18

Burton Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £13/£11. Info 01873 850805. As in Richard, captured here in this one-man performance based on his life. In Milford Haven on Wed 22.

David Ward + Sam Avery + Javier Jarquin Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Dewch Gyda Fi Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 2pm, £10/£6. Info 01646 695267. Welsh language performance only.

Giselle Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £18/£12 kids. Info 0845 2263510. Presented by Ballet Theatre UK.

Lili La Scala Ffresh, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £15. Info 029 2063 6464. Cabaret.

Michael George’s London Varieties Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £16.50/£15.50. Info 01495 227206. This claims to be “the only true variety show in the UK” and stars Duncan Norvelle and the London Varieties Showgirls.

Perfect Pitch Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7.45pm, £10-£8. Info 01792 475715.

Seussical Jnr Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7pm, £9/£7.50. Info 01686 614555. Presented by the NYP Theatre Group.

Shappi Khorsandi Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 8pm, £15. Info 01600 772467. Performing her latest standup set, Oh My Country!.

 

sunday 19

Dewch Gyda Fi / Follow Me Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 2pm, £8/£6. Info 01970 623232.

Rob Beckett Coliseum Theatre, Aberdare. 8pm, £16. Info 0800 0147111.

 

monday 20

Eddie Izzard Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7, 8 + 9pm, £18 each. Info 0871 4720400. Three shows, one directly after the other, by endurance-obsessed comic and Europhile. This is his trilingual Force Majeure 333 set, performed in German (7pm), French (8) and English (9).

uEvita New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £16-£37. Info 029 2087 8889. You probably know what this is but see the boxout anyway. £14-£37 on Thurs 23; £19.50-£40 on Fri 24; £16-£40 on Sat 25. On at 2.30pm on Thurs 23 and Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

 

tuesday 21

Gareth Richards + Bilal Zafar Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0845 2263510. Comedy Club night.

 

wednesday 22

Burton Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.45pm, £12/£10. Info 01646 695267.

u(F.E.A.R) The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £13/£11. Info 01633 656757. (Until Fri 24)

uHamlet Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £10. Info 0845 2263510. This is presented by Boom Productions and according to the description is somehow linked to the centenary of the USA joining World War I, except it doesn’t actually explain how. Also at 2.30pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Jackpot! Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl. 1pm, £6.50. Info 01656 815995. Lunchtime theatre presented by Fluellen.

uLittle Shop Of Horrors Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01685 384111. Presented by the brand new Redhouse Little Theatre. Also on at 2pm on Sat 25. (Until Sat 25)

Perfect Pitch Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £10/£8. Info 01970 623232.

The Circus Of Horrors St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £18-£26. Info 029 2087 8444. In Newtown on Sat 25.

 

thursday 23

Champions Of Magic Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7.30pm, £22/£20. Info 01874 611622.

Col Howarth + Costas Lukaris +  Riordan Jackson +  Nathan Webb + Josh Elton + Coral Haliwell + Eve Moriarty + William Rees Crockford + John Collins Noah’s Yard, Swansea. 7.30pm. Info 01792 447360. Presented by Cwtch Comedy.

uDirty Rotten Scoundrels Dolman Theatre, Newport. 7.15pm, £12. Info 01633 263670. Comedy, presented by New Ventures Players. (Until Sat 25)

uLarger Than Life Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.15pm, £6-£11. Info 029 203 1391. A musical revue of songs from the shows of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Also on at 2.30pm on Thurs 30. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uLes Miserables Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £12.50/£10.50. Info 01792 863722. Presented by Class Act Theatre School.(Until Sun 26)

Marilyn Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 7.45pm, £12.50/£10. Info 01792 475715. Marilyn Monroe’s life-themed solo show, written by Gwynne Edwards.

Perfect Pitch Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7.30pm, £13/£12. Info 01239 621200.

 

friday 24

Cardiff Cabaret Club: Welcome To The Thunderdome St Peters Hall, Roath, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £15 adv. Info www.cardiffcabaretclub.com. Featuring performances from Frank Sanazi, Dave The Bear, Velveteen Hussey, Bonita Boudoir, Flissy Tease, Cherry Dee-Vine, Kitty Katasphory, FooFooLaBelle and others from Cardiff Cabaret Club.

Chris Kent + Amir Khosokhan + Angela Barnes Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 8pm, £10. Info 01874 611622. Comedy Club night.

uFOMO Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 6 + 8pm, £10/£8.50. Info 01970 623232. Youth Theatre Plus with a production carrying a message of ‘don’t compare yourself to other people’s Instagram feeds’. On tomorrow also.

uKillology Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £7-£14. Info 029 2064 6900. Dark-sounding new play by Rachel O’Riordan and Gary Owen, best known for Iphigenia In Splott. Preview prices tonight, Sat 25 and Mon 27; £8-£16 from Wed 29-Sat 8 Apr. Thurs 30 is sold out; Fri 31 is captioned. See Upfront. (Until Sat 8 Apr)

Max Boyce Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 7.30pm, £25. Info 01495 227206.

uSean Percival + Jarlath Regan + Mike Wilmot + David Tsonos + Hannah Silvester Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

The Faaaabulous Ceri Dupree Show Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7.30pm, £16. Info 01633 868239.

uThe Far Side Of The Moon Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £15.50-£20.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Theatre about two brothers’ reaction to their mother’s death, with impressive visuals and a score by Laurie Anderson. On tomorrow also.

Y Glec / King Hit Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 10.30am + 1.15pm, £6. Info 01686 614555. In Welsh first, then English.

You’ve Got Dragons The Met, Abertillery. 7.30pm, £8. Info 01495 355800. John Kids’ show. In Blacmkwood on Tue 28; Llanelli on Fri 31.

 

saturday 25

Dance Blast Ignite Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 7.30pm, £7/£5. Info 01873 850805. Showcase for Monmouthshire dancers aged 7-18.

Heaven’s Paradise Grand Theatre Arts Wing, Swansea. 12.30pm, £6/£4.50. Info 01792 475715. Play by Derek Webb and performed by Fluellen.

Johnny & The Baptists Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £10-£12. Info 029 2030 4400. Left-wing musdical comedy group with a set titled Eat The Poor.

Mickey Sharma + Barry Castagnola + Robert White Jongleurs, Cardiff. 7pm, from £16. Info 08700 111960.

Mike Bubbins Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 8pm, £12. Info 029 2063 6464. Welsh comedian.

Perfect Pitch Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 0845 2263510.

The Circus Of Horrors Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.30pm, £25/£20. Info 01686 614555.

 

sunday 26

*Stewart Lee Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £23.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Touring his latest show Content Provider, and I believe you will find an interview Upfront in this issue.

Youth Theatre Showcase Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 2pm, £5. Info 01646 695267.

 

monday 27

uCaitlin Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 7.45pm, £10/£8. Info 01970 623232. One-woman show about Dylan Thomas’ wife. On tomorrow also, but all four performances are sold out.

uDirty Dancing New Theatre, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £11-£45. Info 029 2087 8889. “The biggest live theatre sensation of all time,” claims the poster. I dunno, Lincoln getting shot was quite a big deal. £18-£60 on Tue 28-Thurs 30; £11-£65 on Fri 31; £18-£65 on Sat 1 Apr. On at 5 and 8.30pm on Fri 31; 2.30 and 7.30pm on Sat 1 Apr. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uThe Populars Volcano, Swansea. 7.30pm, £13/£7. Info www.volcanotheatre.co.uk. A  strange new show about the strange times we are living, wherein four characters dance their hearts out. (Until Sat 8 Apr)

 

tuesday 28

uCirque Berserk! Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 7.30pm, £16.50-£26.50. Info 029 2063 6464. Family circus show including something called the Globe Of Death, which involves a motorbike. Cool. At 5 + 8pm on Fri 31; 2, 5 + 8pm on Sat 1 Apr. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uHush Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 8pm, £4-£9. Info 029 203 1391. New play by Alison Carr, directed by Hannah Banister. In collaboration with Paines Plough. On at 6pm on Wed 29; 1 and 6pm on Thurs 30; 1pm on Fri 31. (Until Fri 31)

uSpooky Action At A Distance Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 8.30pm, £4-£9. Info 029 203 1391. New play by Eve Leigh, directed by Elayce Ismail. In collaboration with Royal Court Theatre. On at 1.30 and 8.30pm on Wed 29; 6.30pm on Thurs 30 and Fri 31. (Until Fri 31)

uThe Last Ambulance Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 6.30pm, £4-£9. Info 029 203 1391. New play by Conor Mitchell, directed by Gethin Evans. In collaboration with Sherman Theatre. On at 1.30 and 8.30pm on Thurs 30; 1.30pm on Fri 31. (Until Fri 31)

uWhite Sky Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 6pm, £4-£9. Info 029 203 1391. New play by Simon Longman, directed by Ola Ince. In collaboration with Royal Court Theatre. On at 1 and 8pm on Wed 29; 8pm on Thurs 30. (Until Fri 31)

You’ve Got Dragons Miners’ Institute, Blackwood. 10am + 1pm, £5. Info 01495 227206.

 

wednesday 29

Boxfull Porter’s, Cardiff. 8pm. Info info@porterscardiff.com. Multi-tiered variety show.

Carl Donnelly The Riverfront, Newport. 7.45pm, £13. Info 01633 656757. Standup show about reaching “the ripe old age” of two years younger than me. I don’t mean I’m actually referenced in the show, I just didn’t want to specify my age in this listing.

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

Experimentica Secret Language Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 5pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2030 4400. Five days of experimental/leftfield theatre and performance art, operating on a pay-what-you-can basis this year. Today’s lineup: Sheree Naqvi, Perfect (5-6pm); Keir Cooper & Rose Biggin, Badass Grammar (6-7pm); Getinthebackofthevan, Frankenshow (8-9pm). (Until Sun 2 Apr)

uGangsta Granny Grand Theatre, Swansea. 1.30 + 7pm, £10-£18.50. Info 01792 475715. David Walliams’ book, adapted for the stage. On at 10.30am and 7pm on Thurs 30 and Fri 31. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uHello Dolly! Savoy Theatre, Monmouth. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01600 772467. Musical presented by the Monmouth Music Society. The £10 ticket is for today only. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

Jon Richardson Aberystwyth Arts Centre. 8pm, £21. Info 01970 623232. UK comedian with his latest set, Old Man. I note he is, again, two years younger than me. Maybe it’s time for you guys to retire if you feel so old. In Newtown on Fri 31.

uLa Fille Mal Gardee Congress Theatre, Cwmbran. 7pm, £9.50/£8.50. Info 01633 868239. Presented by Gemini School Of Dance. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

uMade In Dagenham Beaufort Theatre, Ebbw Vale. 7pm, £12. Info 01495 355800. Musical based on the 2010 film. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

Perfect Pitch Torch Theatre, Milford Haven. 7.30pm, £15.50/£13.50. Info 01646 695267.

Rubicon Schools Showcase St David’s Hall, Cardiff. 6pm, £7. Info 029 2087 8444. Dance performances.

The Bear Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 1.15pm, £8/£6. Info 029 203 1391. Performance of William Walton’s 1960s opera.

uThe Hogwallops Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7pm, £5-£10. Info 0845 2263510. Circus show. On tomorrow also, at 11am.

uThe Lieutenant Of Inishmore Volcano, Swansea. 7pm, £6. Info www.

volcanotheatre.co.uk. Presented by Shoreline Theatre. On tomorrow also.

You Might Laugh Le Pub, Newport. 8pm. Info 01633 221477. Monthly comedy night, here on the last Wednesday of each month. The lineup is usually confirmed a bit before then.

 

thursday 30

Experimentica Secret Language Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 10am, pay by donation. Info 029 2030 4400. Today’s lineup: Clayton Lee, [smiley face emoticon which uses characters this font doesn’t support] (10am until the end of the festival); Rachel Helena Walsh, Catholic Guilt (6-7pm). Tim Bromage, The Man Stands Alone In The Vortex (8-9pm). (Until Sun 2 Apr)

Flanders & Swann: Drop Another Hat Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 7pm, £15/£12. Info 0845 2263510. Theatrical tribute revue.

uKing Hit Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay. 2 + 7pm, £12. Info 029 2063 6464. Today’s afternoon performance is in English; evening in Welsh. Fri 31: English only, 7pm. Sat 1 Apr: 2pm English, 7pm Welsh. (Until Sat 1 Apr)

Opera Scenes: Because I Could Not Stop For Death Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama, Cardiff. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 029 203 1391. Directed by Polly Graham and featuring Postgraduate Singers Of The RWCMD.

Perfect Pitch Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 7.45pm, £11/£9. Info 01686 614555.

The Best Thing Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5-£10. Info 01792 863722. Theatre presented by Vamos.

Tom Allen + Suzi Ruffell Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 6.45pm, £12/£10 NUS. Info 0871 4720400.

 

friday 31

Comedy Shed The Riverfront, Newport. 8.15pm, £13. Info 01633 656757.

uDreams Dance School: Through The Ages Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan. 7pm, £5.50-£8.50. Info 01239 621200. Featuring dancers aged three and up. On tomorrow also at 2 and 7pm

Experimentica Secret Language Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. 3pm, pay by donation. Info 029 2030 4400. Today’s lineup: Rhiannon White, Class: The Elephant In The Room (3-4pm); Gareth Chambers, Llaeth (6-7pm); Yoanna Blikman & Dan Robert Lahiani, Kung Fu (9-10pm). (Until Sun 2 Apr)

Jon Richardson Theatr Hafren, Newtown. 8pm, £20.50. Info 01686 614555. Sold out.

Meet Fred Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon. 7.30pm, £12/£10. Info 01874 611622.

Paul James + Dan Glyn + Steffan Alun Welcome To Town, Llanrhidian. 8pm, £10. Info 01792 390015. Comedy night.

Paul Sinha + Drew Taylor + Bob Wildlife + Andrew Rutledge + Chris Chopping Redhouse, Merthyr Tydfil. 6.30pm, £10/£8 adv. Info 01685 384111. Comedy night.

Perfect Pitch Pontardawe Arts Centre. 7.30pm, £5-£10. Info 01792 863722.

uSteve Gribbin + Steve Williams + Clint Edwards + Nick Dixon Glee Club, Cardiff Bay. 7pm, £15.95/£8 NUS. Info 0871 4720400. On tomorrow also (£17.95/£10 NUS).

UK Pleasure Boys Memorial Hall, Newbridge. 7pm, £10-£19.50. Info 01495 243252. Male strip show, as you probably guessed, but with a ‘heroes and villains’ theme which seems to consist of them wearing Batman, Spiderman etc costumes. And taking them off as well, I imagine.

You’ve Got Dragons Y Ffwrnes, Llanelli. 1 + 3.30pm, £9/£7.50. Info 0845 2263510.

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