Lady Boys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour‘, The Brewhouse, Taunton, Tues 17 April
Get your sequins and feathers on and brace yourselves – the world famous Lady Boys of Bangkok are coming to lil’ ol’ Taunton! This celebration of the Lady Boys’ style icons will be dazzling high-energy and outrageously diamanté studded fun! Bring it on!
A View from the Bridge, Tobacco Factory, Bristol, Weds 18 April – Sat 12 May
Arthur Miller’s powerful drama set in working class Brooklyn in the 1950s. Decent hardworking man Eddie Carbone’s raised his niece Catherine like a daughter. When his wife’s cousins arrive from Italy, he’s happy to take them in. But then Catherine falls for one of them. And Eddie doesn’t like it. At all. We’ll be reviewing; watch this space.
A feast of tales: dinner and stories, Levant, Castle Cary, Fri 20 April
Previous winner of UK Young Storyteller of the Year Rachel Rose Reid, touring the South West with her mediaeval epic Silence, stops off in Somerset to do her stuff : a story before dinner and in between courses of Middle Eastern inspired grub at this candlelit restaurant in an Arts & Crafts house.
Paperjam, Andelli Art gallery, nr Wells, Sat 21 April– 4 May
Not something stuck in the printer but beautiful works on paper at this small but perfectly formed gallery. Private view, from 6-8pm on Sat 21 April.
The Anatomy of an Orchestra, Colston Hall, Bristol, Sat 21 April
Part concert, part installation – walk amongst an orchestra, directed by critically acclaimed Charles Hazlewood, spread across four levels of the atrium, as it plays The Four Sections by American composer Steve Reich. Free.
Romeo & Juliet, the egg, Bath, Sat 21 & Sun 22 April
Star-crossed lovers, warring families blah, blah, blah. Box Clever theatre have retained Shakespeare’s language and adapted the play to be more accessible for kids aged 10+. Five performances with a relaxed show on Fri morning.
CSF Wrestling Showdown, Komedia, Bath, Sun 22 April
Never let it be said that Muddy isn’t inclusive. 12 top wrestlers from the Combat Sports Federation go head to head for some high-flying, bone-crunching wrestling. Ouch.