On Thursday 1 December beat the winter blues with Jackson Live In Concert starring Ben and his Incredible Live Band & Dancers. Now in its sixth year of touring, Jackson Live in Concert sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs. Jackson Live in Concert features all-live vocals and superb musicians and dancers, fabulous costumes, and of course all the signature dance moves associated so fondly with the undisputed King of Pop.
Prepare yourself for a party as the legendary That’ll Be The Day, will be making a visit to The Orchard Theatre on Monday 12 December. The ‘Number One Award Winning’ entertainment show, returns with its brand new 2016 Christmas Show! That’ll Be The Day is all about nostalgia and live entertainment, reflecting the music and tone of an era that changed the course of music history and youth culture forever.
The Belvedere Concert Band is delighted to be back at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford for the fifth year running, on Monday 19th December at 7.30pm. The Magic of Christmas charity concert under the musical directorship of Andrew Denyer will benefit Age UK Bexley and Darenth Valley Hospital charities. The band, with over 50 members, is now in its 35th year originating from the Picardy School Band in Belvedere. They have helped many local organisations raise money for charity and represented the local community on numerous tours and events.
Renowned dance company, Moscow City Ballet returns to Dartford following a triumphant season with its dramatic traditional story-telling and captivating performances. The enchanting and romantic story of The Sleeping Beauty inspired Tchaikovsky to write some of his most glorious music, and the ballet has captivated the imaginations of people for well over a hundred years and will be at The Orchard Theatre from Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 January.
Moscow City Ballet’s production of Swan Lake will be performed in all its original splendour by some of the world’s finest dancers at The Orchard Theatre from Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 January. The epic story of Prince Siegfried and his love for Odette who, tricked by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart and his daughter Odile, would rather die together then live apart, the ballet is performed beautifully to the familiar score by Tchaikovsky.
Just when you thought Christmas was over, the New Year brings with it one more festive treat, this time for the adults! Puss & Dick – Adult Panto on Sunday 29 January catch the alternative to the family pantomime, where the traditional story will be packed with corny jokes, raunchy plots and blatant sexual innuendo for adults only.
Pre-show dining is also available before all shows. The Orchard Theatre’s Restaurant provides a range of delicious, unique and memorable dishes, using the freshest local produce and prepared daily by the Head Chef. Reserve your table when booking your show tickets.
For more information or to book tickets visit www.orchardtheatre.co.uk or call the Ticket Office on 01322 220000.