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1 September


7:45pm
Douai AbbeyMusic at Douai presents:
Concerto delle Donne
Ave Maria
Douai Abbey, Woolhampton

This programme is a new departure, and new repertoire, for Concerto delle Donne. For many years they have specialized in early Italian (Carissimi, Monteverdi) and early French (Charpentier) music, and have performed two concerts of this repertoire at Douai Abbey.

For this concert Concerto delle Donne move to the church music of Paris in the late 19th/first half of the 20th century.

As is usual for their concerts at Douai, Concerto delle Donne’s basic three-soprano line-up (Gilly, Donna and Miriam) is augmented by about twelve extra sopranos (some singing alto too) - friends and pupils.

Tickets: The Corn Exchange, Newbury 01635 522733
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Continuing this week:

2 Aug - 22 Sep

Mon-Sat 7:30pm

Thurs & Sat mats 2:30pm

Sat 22 Sept:
1:30pm & 6:30pm
Thoroughly Modern MillieWatermill Theatre presents:
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury

Directed by Caroline Leslie
Musical musical arrangements by Paul Herbert
Choreography by Alistair David
Designed by Tom Rogers
Lighting designed by Philip Gladwell
Sound designed by Peter Rice
Assistant Director Tom O’Brien

It’s the roaring 20’s, Millie Dillmount from Kansas, steps off the train into a New York city filled with speakeasies, frivolous flappers and the pulsating sounds of syncopated jazz. America has thrown off its inhibitions and anything goes! Millie’s ‘modern’ plan is to work in a typing pool and marry the wealthy boss. But then she meets and falls in love with Jimmy, a man without a dime to his name... or so she thinks.

Filled with characters you’ll love, some you’ll love to hate, and great musical numbers, this high-energy, romantic comedy took Broadway by storm, winning six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. From the creative team behind The Watermill’s sell-out production of Radio Times.

Tickets: Watermill Theatre, Newbury 01635 522733
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