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Hackney Empire June - November 2014

Hackney Empire 291 Mare Street London E81JEJ
Box Office 0208 985 2424
Overground to Hackney Central, Buses 30, 38, 48, 55, 106, 236, 242, 253, 254, 276, 277

www.hackneyempire.co.uk

Thurs 5 June Borough Beats VI

6.30pm, Tickets £4 - £12.00

This event will showcase the musical talents of over 300 young musicians from schools across Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Barking & Dagenham coming together in celebration of partnership and transition through urban sounds, percussion and world music.

Sat 28 June Bill Bellamy - Ladies Night Out

9.30pm, Tickets £ 25.00 - £35.00

From the man who coined the phrase Booty Call, Bill's uncut brand of comedy rivals the best of the best: hilarious edgy, uncensored and always unapologetic.

Sat 19 July Pink Singers

7.00pm, Tickets £10 - £30

Join the Pink Singers, the capitalís biggest LGBT choir, for a splendid choral performance celebrating the best of British, including music from Edward Elgar, Annie Lennox, Elton John, John Tavener, Adele, Ellie Goulding, Benjamin Britten, Pulp and more.

Sat 2 August Above Romance

9.00pm, Tickets £ 5.50 - £25.50

Above Romance is a play written by Hackney's own comedian, Kojo, about a woman who has given up on love and believes Valentineís Day is just a media hype until she finds herself being the last single person in her circle.

Sun 24 August Crack Ya Ribs

6.00pm, Tickets £25 - £50.00

This yearís 9th annual Crack Ya Ribs comedy extravaganza is headlined by Nigeriaís top funny man Julius Agwu along with the finest African comedians Akpororo and FunnyFace, US sensation Michael Blackson and UK support acts to be announced soon

Sat 13 September Anna Fiorentini Theatre and Film School Variety Performance

7.30pm, Tickets £10 - £18

The award winning Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film School for 4-18 year olds present their Musical Theatre Variety Performance; highlighting the stars of tomorrow as well as the stars of today. Many of the students are appearing regularly on TV, Film, Radio and in West End shows.

Wed 24 Sep - Sun 5 Oct Rudy's Rare Records

Tues-Sat 7.30pm, Sat Mat 3.00pm, Sun 5.00pm, Tickets £10 - £25

Produced by Hackney Empire and Birmingham Repertory Theatre, starring Lenny Henry with a stellar cast to be announced. Based on the successful BBC Radio 4 series, this funny and touching comedy is set in an old reggae record shop in Birmingham. Owned by the irrepressible Rudy Sharpe and reluctantly helped out by his long-suffering son Adam, the shop is stacked with vinyl.

Fri 17 October English Touring Opera - Life on the Moon

7.30pm, Tickets £10 - £33

Cal McCrystal, the comedy director behind the National Theatreís smash hit One Man, Two Guvnors, directs this witty new production of Life on the Moon (Il mondo della luna), one of the most popular of Haydnís many operas.

Sat 18 October English Touring Opera - Ottone

7.30pm, Tickets £10 - £33

Handelís comedies Flavio, Xerxes and Agrippina have all been successes for ETO in recent years. Now the company presents one of the composerís most successful serious operas, Ottone.

Fri 24 October The Antlers

8.30pm, Tickets £18.50

With their much-anticipated new album Familiars due for release 16th June, The Antlers have just announced news of an extensive European tour this autumn which includes a performance at the Hackney Empire in London as part of Transgressive Records 10th Anniversary Celebrations.

Sat 8 November Dolly House

8.00pm, Tickets £22.50 - £27.50

What does Oliver Samuels, Jamaica's King of Comedy, do when it is time to celebrate his 65th year on this earth? He assembles a fantastic cast and creates another blockbuster - Dolly House. A new hit comedy from the living legend behind Who a Di Don? and Embassy Saga.

19 May 2014