Capstone Theatre: Autumn Programme

September – November 2014

Tickets and booking information – see below

Liverpool’s Capstone Theatre has launched another exciting season for audiences throughout the coming autumn months. Featuring music, dance and theatre from across the world, The Capstone’s impressive and eclectic programme proves why it is still one of the best international arts venues around.

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Call TicketQuarter Box Office: 0844 8000 410* / visit* or go in person to TicketQuarter, Queen Square, Liverpool, L1 1RG. *Subject to booking fee.

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The Capstone Theatre Shaw Street, Liverpool L6 1HP

Steve Howe
Sat 20 September
Best known for his days with progressive rock band, YES, Steve Howe plays some of his more familiar pieces alongside new tunes and some he’s picked up along the way.
Perri and Neil Quartet- The Blue Project
Fri 26 September
The quartet will perform, in full, Joni Mitchell’s classic 1971 album Blue.

Milapfest presents Partha Bose
Sat 27 September
This free afternoon event includes a performance from the highly acclaimed Sitar player Partha Bose, who has enthralled audiences for over two decades with his contemporary Hindustani classical music and emotional expression.

Dylan Howe’s Subterraneans – New Designs On Bowie’s Berlin ft. Andy Sheppard
Fri 3 October
Drummer Dylan Howe’s Subterraneans – New Design On Bowie’s Berlin ft. Andy Sheppard brings together beautiful ‘re-imaginings’ of compositions from David Bowie’s late 70s

The Capstone Theatre and ParrJazz presents Bill Laurance Project
Sat 4 October
One of the most eagerly anticipated Jazz albums of the year, it brings together classical and jazz styles in an exciting new context performed with a full orchestra.

Mario Pirovano performs Francis The Holy Jester
Mon 6 October
This is a show without props, scenery and with minimal costume, showcasing the sheer talent of solo performer Pirovano as he recreates the event where St Francis addressed over 5000 people in Bologna’s main square resulting in warring factions embracing lasting peace for the first time in many years.

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
18 October
UK Touring Theatre in association with Redbridge Drama Centre

Delta Saxophone Quartet
Fri 17 October
Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the quartet mark this milestone with a new work by Mark-Anthony Turnage and Gwilym Simcock.

Pre-Show Guitar Workshop with john Etheridge & Kit Holmes
Sat 18 October
Gain some expert tips and advice at the pre-show guitar workshop which will help workshop participants with technique, musicianship and performance skills.

John Etheridge & special guest Kit Holmes
Sat 18 October
An uplifting evening of blues, folk, jazz and African grooves.

Turning Worlds Dance Company: Quantum
Mon 20 October
This complex choreographic system plays with the boundaries of science, art, the self and the environment, dance and music creating a truly mesmerising performance.

Immersion Theatre presents The Taming of the Shrew
Wed 22 October
An adaptation of one of William Shakespeare’s most controversial comedies draws together three criminal dynasties in a riotous, testosterone-fuelled struggle for power, money and love.

Milapfest presents Tarang: A New Beginning
Sat 25 October
This unique ensemble of young British musicians are redefining Indian music whilst effortlessly capturing the essence of India.

Sonic Interactions
Mon 27 October
Sonic Interactions presents a variety of electroacoustic works from the contemporary repertoire. Featuring a range of UK based composers and student works from Liverpool Hope, the concert will immerse the audience in new sonic environments.

Travelled Companions: Where Caterpillars Go
Wed 29 October
10.30am & 1.00pm
This playful adventure is set in a wild and magical paper garden aimed at children under 5 and their families.

Travelled Companions: Where Caterpillars Go
Thurs 30 October
10.30am & 1.00pm
This playful adventure is set in a wild and magical paper garden aimed at children under 5 and their families.

Sound Affairs presents The Fall of the House of Usher
Mon 3 November
Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s gothic short story about the cursed House of Usher, Sound Affairs presents The Fall of the House of Usher. The film is accompanied by a live chamber orchestra performing a new score by Charlie Barber

An Evening with Roger McGuinn
Say 8 November
This show draws upon McGuinn’s extensive back catalogue including some of The Byrds defining hits and his Grammy nominated project, Treasures from the Folk Den.

Music for Peace and Love: Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Sun 9 November
Enjoy the world music of Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Pt. Rajkumar Misra.

Milapfest and The Capstone Theatre present Sonia Sabri Company: Jugni
Fri 14 November
An explosion of dance and music with soaring live vocals and percussion alongside powerful contemporary choreography driven by the passion in folkloric dance styles.

ARC (Ian Boddy and Mark Shreeve)
Sat 15 November
This rare performance is the perfect chance for electronic music lovers to hear ARC’s new material and tracks from their recently released CD Umbra.

Bennie Maupin Quartet
Sun 16 November
This quartet harks back to the tradition of great saxophone-bass-drum trios. Join them for an evening of profound and atmospheric jazz sounds

Mary Pearson: The Sand Dog Cometh
Tues 18 November
A multi-disciplinary solo production, The Sand Dog Cometh pays homage to the avant-garde and experimental, to kitsch, shtick and academia, to snobbery, trash TV and easy laughs.

Cornerstone Arts Festival Highlights, 21 – 29 November

Venice’s Janus Face
Fri 21 November
This glamourous musical show captures the ambivalent history and cultural heritage of Venice long before composer Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concertos and long after they were trying to get to grips with Venice’s slow but inevitable decadence.

Company Chameleon presents Beauty of the Beast
Sat 22 November
This show is inspired by observations and theories of identity. It explores how men’s commitment to groups is so strong that it becomes part of their identity. It aims to get under the skin of group members to unpack the physicality and intimacy of peer pressure and tribalism to draw more universal conclusions about male-male relationships.

Uprooted Theatre Company presents Around The World In 80 Days
Tues 25 November
This new adaptation of the 1873 novel is an entertaining and refreshing take on the Jules Verne’s classic tale of adventure and self-discovery.

Choral Concert: Haydn, The Creation
Fri 28 November
An evening of classical music as the Liverpool Hope University Orchestra and Choir perform Joseph Haydn’s The Creation.

Flight to Arras
Sat 29 November
Written and performed by Simon Piasecki, Flight to Arras is a poetic and moving retelling of the penultimate flights and autobiographic thoughts of Antoine de Saint-Exupery.


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