Thursday, September 24

Chichester Festival Theatre announce Autumn 2020 Programme

Chichester Festival Theatre have just announced they will present an autumn season of socially distanced shows in its main space from next month. The season will feature musical events including:

On 1 November at 3;00pm and 7:00 pm, the theatre will celebrate the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim with a special concert led by artistic director Daniel Evans. Appearing in the concert,will be Gabrielle Brooks, Clive Rowe, Hannah Waddingham and Jenna Russell. Proceeds from this fundraising concert will support Chichester Festival Theatre's work with vulnerable young people.

Patricia Routledge, Sheila Hancock and Michael Ball will be talking to  writer Edward Seckerson about their lives and careers on Wednesdays from 11 to 25 November.

Also in November, will be concerts from soprano Kate Royal, award-winning actor Henry Goodman and pianist Lucy Parham, while Joe Stilgoe will present his intimate solo show. 

Musical comedy duo Frisky and Mannish will perform for one evening on 12 November, while on the subsequent two days Le Gateau Chocolat and Jonny Woo wcelebrate their favourite shows in A Night at the Musicals. 

From 30 November to 3 December, Daniel Evans, Rebecca Caine and Rebecca Trehearn  & special guests will perform A Merry Little Christmas Celebration launching the yuletide season with  a series of festive concerts of music, poems and prose.

Anna Ledwich will present a brand new version of Pinocchio, directed by Dale Rooks from 12 to 31 December.With music and orchestrations by Tom Brady, Pinocchio will have set design by Simon Higlett, costumes by Ryan Dawson Laight, lighting by James Whiteside, musical direction by Colin Billing, sound by Gregory Clarke and movement by Lauren Grant. 

Friends priority online booking for Autumn 2020 opens 30th September; general online booking opening on 2nd October at 9am.

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