Eastbourne Theatres | Listings April 2024

Eastbourne Theatres

Listings April 2024



CONGRESS THEATRE | Wednesday 3 April, 7.30pm | £28, £33, £38, VIP Meet & Greet £87.50

Following his sixth consecutive year on the hit BBC show, Graziano Di Prima and his wife Giada Lini take to the stage. Before the sequins and sparkles of Strictly, Sicily’s very own Billy Elliot grew up working in the vineyards with his father. Graziano’s first solo tour is a tribute to his Italian ancestors and an electrifying evening of Latin and Ballroom dancing.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 April | £19, Under 16s £16,

Join us for an Easter family extravaganza, Rapunzel: A Tangled Hairytale!

Brought to you by the team behind the legendary Devonshire Park Theatre pantomime and starring the hilarious Tom Swift, Ant Payne and full supporting cast.  Get ready for this laugh-out-loud family adventure, packed with magic, music and plenty of ridiculous fun!


CONGRESS THEATRE | Thursday 4 April, 8pm | Sold out

Michael McIntyre is back on stage with his brand new show! Much has happened in the five years since his last tour and Michael will be making mirth from the madness of it all. His previous tours have sold over four million tickets and broken box-office records around the world.



CONGRESS THEATRE | Saturday 6 April, 7.30pm | £29.50

Direct from London’s West End! If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained, then MANIA: the ABBA tribute is the show for you! Dig out those platforms, dust down those flares, and join in with such classics as Mamma Mia, Voulez Vous, Dancing Queen, Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper and many, many more.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Monday 8 April, 7.45pm | £32, Concessions £28, Friends of DPT £26

A string quartet with more than just a smattering of humour interwoven amongst the horsehair of their bows. Hysterical, even if you don’t know your Mozart from your Bach, but exquisitely performed if you do! “We treat our Muse with a humorous irony and we’re sure, she will have nothing against it!” Over 5 million tickets sold in more than 50 countries.


CONGRESS THEATRE | Wednesday 10 April, 3pm | £22 – £32

Straight of TV and onto the live stage, Andy and the Odd Socks bring their brilliant madcap mix of songs, slapstick and silliness to life with a show to entertain families of all ages.

Featuring a host of popular songs from their much-loved CBBC TV series Andy and the Band, children’s TB megastar Andy Day (Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures, Andy’s Safari Adventures) along with Moxy, Rio, Blu and Cousin Mac deliver a hilarious, uplifting, fun live performance that not only has songs for everyone to sing along to but also a positive message to be yourself and proud of who you are.

DIVERSITY present Supernova

CONGRESS THEATRE | Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 April | £42.50

Britain’s most-successful dance group, Diversity are back on tour following on from their sold-out Connected tour, which combined playful, comedic routines with powerful statements on human connectivity. Diversity took the nation by storm when they won the third series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2009.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Thursday 11 April, 7.30pm | £30

Frankie Boyle’s on tour. Buy a ticket, because by the time he arrives, the currency will be worthless and you and your neighbours part of a struggling militia that could probably use a few laughs.

Ages 16+ please note there is a strict no phones, no recording, no latecomers and no readmittance policy on this show.


WINTER GARDEN | Friday 12 April, Doors 7pm | Sold Out

Almost two decades in the game and armed with an extensive back-catalogue Kaiser Chiefs return with their brand-new studio album, Kaiser Chiefs’ Easy Eighth Album. After the success of the band’s last UK arena tour, Kaiser Chiefs are changing things up and back on the road in 2024 with a run of headline shows in April.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Saturday 13 April, 7.45pm | £26.50

The ultimate feel-good Irish music tribute show is back! Receiving rave reviews for its incredible musicians and great song choices. Performed by Middi and “The best Irish band to never come from Ireland” the Wild Murphys are an Irish tribute band with live Fiddle and Accordion. Let them take you to ‘Murphy’s Pub’ for two hours of music, songs and humour.


CONGRESS THEATRE | Monday 15 – Saturday 20 April | up to £49

An album that inspired a revolution. A revelation that changed the world. A reinvention for this millennium.

This mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon, Jesus Christ Superstar which comes to the Congress Theatre for one-week only! Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this reimagined production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.

Choreographed by Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), and with music and lyrics by multi-award winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes I Don’t Know How to Love Him and Gethsemane.

Please note – The appearance of any member of cast is subject to change and may be affected by contracts, holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Friday 19 April, 7.45pm | £28.50

A live band, including rhythm and brass section, and four vocalists channel the spirit of Northern Soul with glorious harmonies and a stage presence that oozes charisma. The perfect evening whether you’re a die-hard Northern Soul enthusiast or a newcomer to the scene.


DEVONSHIRE PARK THEATRE | Wednesday 24 – Saturday 27 April | up to £27.50

Within his private psychiatric clinic, Doctor Prentice is interviewing a new secretary.  Geraldine wants the position but seems underqualified and uncertain about her parentage.  Mrs Prentice appears, flushed and in urgent need of a drink, following an illicit encounter at the Station Hotel.  In the meantime, Doctor Rance, a Government Inspector and Sergeant Match, a policeman, arrive amidst increasing chaos with searching questions of their own.

What The Butler Saw is Joe Orton’s most ambitious play, manic farce and masterclass in fearless comic writing.  No institution, political view or tradition is safe, as Orton explores comic territory few playwrights have dared to visit.  Age Guidance: 14+. Contains strong language.


CONGRESS THEATRE | Saturday 27 April, 7.30pm | £32

Starring Richard Shelton, with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Relive the greatest voice of the 20th century, in this note-for-note recreation of The Chairman of the Board’s retirement concert. Including All or Nothing at AllThat’s Life, and My Way – no other artist summed up their life by a song title so succinctly or made such sense of what it is just to be alive.


CONGRESS THEATRE | Tuesday 30 April – Saturday 4 May | Up to £51

Following a record-breaking three-year West End residency, sold-out UK & Ireland Tour and Amazon studios award-winning film, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical makes it’s Eastbourne debut.

Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.