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Fans of the Rat Pack and the music of the American Song Book are being offered a very British alternative for 2017.
Crooners is a brand new comedy musical that puts a quintessential British twist to a genre symbolized by the Crooner and exemplified by the music of the Rat Pack and the American Song Book.
This comedy musical is a collaboration between comedy writer and performer, Roman Marek, and one of the UK’s most prolific modern swing bands, The Mini Big Band, and features music of the greatest Crooners of all time; Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jnr as well as Tony Bennet, Bobby Darin and Britain’s very own crooner, Matt Monro, with a brand new comedy script that has had audiences smiling from ear to ear.
'We love the music of the Rat Pack and the great crooners and wanted to combine that with our love of the British variety comedy show' says script writer Roman Marek. 'We wanted a show that makes British audiences laugh out loud. An all singing, all dancing musical comedy the likes of Morcombe and Wise.'
Crooners follows the story of three very British gentlemen who, by their very nature, exhume the characteristics of a crooner; suave, self-assured, stylish. But, by the very same nature, it is not always obvious that these characteristics adopt quite so well by the quintessentially British. Cue a splendiferous injection of British comedy. Tongue firmly in cheek.
'What excites us about this show is that we are not limited to music like a Rat Pack tribute' adds Musical Director, Chris Hibbard. 'The show has songs famed by Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole and Matt Monro. All the greats.'
The show includes the fully live on stage musicianship of the 10-piece modern swing band The Mini Big Band. The is going to be a swingin’ affair.
A booking fee of £2.90 will be added to each ticket.
In addition, all bookings made through ATG Tickets for this venue are subject to a £2.85 Transaction fee.
All Super Seats include choice of nibble box, welcome drink and programme or theatre gift.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect.
We have many accessible performances and offerings available including Audio Described, Captioned, BSL and Relaxed Performances and Dementia Friendly Screenings.
Please contact Access
Champion Christopher Leathers to request the Visual Story, find out more about
our accessible offerings and to join our Access Membership Scheme where you can
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There are eight wheelchair positions with companion seats, six in the stalls and two in Circle 1
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre has an infra-red sound amplification system with headsets and necklaces. Necklace: Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control. Headset: This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid.
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There are separate, accessible toilet facilities located at each of the principal seating levels.
The Chiltern Rail service links Aylesbury with London Marylebone. The town's station is a five minute walk from the Theatre.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is located within 200 metres of Aylesbury's main bus station.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is a landmark building conveniently located on the edge of Aylesbury Town Centre, on the corner of Exchange Street and Walton Street.
Book online: Use the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 7607 (bkg fee) Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Groups Bookings: 0333 009 5394 Calls charged at local rate.
Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971
Stage Door / Admin:* 01296 74 5100
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ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority. As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.
Box Office Counter Sales:
The Box Office is situated in the main foyer of the theatre and is open Mon - Sat 10am until 15mins after the last performance begins.
On days where there are no performances we close at 5pm.
On Sundays and Public Holidays we are closed unless there is a performance in which case we open 2 hours prior to the show and close 15mins after the last performance begins.