What’s On March 24-30, 2011

See your favourite Disney characters on ice.
See your favourite Disney characters on ice.

TODAY

MUSICAL: The Academy Theatre, Birdwell – The Take 2 Adult Drama Group: Sun, Sea, Sand and Crabs. Adult comedy runs to March 25. Tickets £7 and £6 on 01226 744442.

MUSICAL: Theatre Royal Wakefield – Beyond the Barricade.

Recreating original West End/ Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, Beyond the Barricade features a cast of past principal performers from the West End production of Les Miserables, and the recent 25th Anniversary Concert at the 02 Arena.

Tickets £19.50, £17.50, £15.50 (plus concessions) 01924 211 311; http://purchase.tickets.com

medium: The Cromwell pub, Church Street, Conisbrough – clairvoyant David Stevenson is holding a mediumship night for charity. At 7pm.

MUSICAL: The Rotherham Civic Theatre – The Wiz.

More than a century after Frank L Baum wrote ‘The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz’, Phoenix Operatic Society are performing the modern day version ‘The Wiz’. This mysterious, opulent and fanciful production shows Dorothy’s adventures in Oz set to a dazzling lively mix of rock, gospel and soul music. Runs to Saturday, March 26. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets £10.50, concessions £9.50, 01709 823640, www.rotherham.gov.uk

FRIDAY

COMEDY: Comedy Club, Tankersley Manor – comedians Mandy Muden, Ray Mearns and Martin Beaumont perform. Tickets on 01226 352607 or visit www.hahaheehee.com

ICE DANCING: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena: Disney On Ice presents A Disneyland Adventure Friday March 25 - Sunday March 27. Tickets priced £13, £17, £18, £21, £30 & £35 from www.motorpointarena.co.uk, through the ticket hotline on 0114 256 56 56 or in person at the Arena Box Office.

MUSIC: Sheffield 02 Academy –The Stranglers. The band return for the “Black and Blue” tour, armed with a combination of new material and classic hits. support Wilko Johnson. Door time: 6.30pm. http://www.ticketweb.co.uk

ART FESTIVAL: Various venues in Sheffield. Galvanize Sheffield 2011 – Festival of Contemporary Metal.

Galvanize is a bi-annual festival which takes place in Sheffield; a city built on metal craft, innovation and industry. Galvanize is a celebration of contemporary metal design which gives an insight into the city’s vibrant metalwork creative industry. Download brochure on http://galvanizefestival.com Runs to April 24.

SATURDAY

COMEDY: Doncaster Dome – Roy Chubby Brown, AKA Royston Vasey whose near-the-knuckle blue-humour tends to keep him off mainstream TV and radio. Adult only show. Tickets £19.50, 01302 370777, or online at Ticketline.

ROCK: Birdwell Venue– Letz - Zep, Led Zeppelin tribute band. Tickets £12 on 01226 742377, or £14 on the door

SUNDAY

KIDS: Barnsley Civic – The Lost Forest, Puppet theatre for ages 5 and over.

Stunning rainforest projections, shadow theatre and original music. Time: 2.30pm. Tickets: £8 /£6/ £20 (family tickets available) 01226 327000.

MONDAY

COMEDY: Sheffield City Hall – Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan brings his latest tour Out Out. Tickets £17.50 from Box Office on 01142 789789, or visit www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk

theatre: Sheffield Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Theatres and Northern stage present Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s play captures the mood of a society on the brink of change. Runs to April 7. Box Office 0114 2496000, sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

BALLET: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre Northern Ballet: Cleopatra.

David Nixon’s new ballet about the Serpent of the Nile provides a perfect role for the newly-crowned queen of classical ballet, Martha Leebolt. Runs to Saturday March 26. Tickets: £16–£32. 0114 2496000. www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

TUESDAY

MUSIC HALL: Doncaster Civic Theatre The Good Old Days of Music Hall and Variety.

TV legend Stu Francis, backed by a full supporting company, live band, singers, hilarious comedy, speciality acts, and lots of songs you will know to sing along with. Tickets: £10, Concessions £9, Parties 11th ticket free, 01302 342349, www.doncastercivic.co.uk

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Our House, Featuring music and lyrics by chart topping band Madness, Our House’ follows the story of Joe Casey, who becomes involved in petty crime leading him to follow different directions in his life in London. Runs to April 2, 7.15pm & Saturday matinee, 2.15pm. £10, Concessions (Tuesday & Saturday matinee) £9 - Ticket Secretary: 07546 226213

WEDNESDAY

THEATRE: Barnsley Lamproom – Sparkies, by John Kelly. Presented by Barnsley’s Secret Theatre Company. A 15–year–old Barnsley lad answers the call and learns more about life than he does about being an electrician! . Time 7.30pm, Adults £10, Concessions £9. Tickets on 01226 200075.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield Music in the Round.

Pianist Jin Ju will perform 12 Etudes by Claude Debussy, Sonata for Piano (1924) by Igor Stravinsky and Miroirs by Maurice Ravel. Tickets £14, £9.50 disabled and unemployed, £3 Students and Under18s, 0114 249 6000, or online at www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk