American playwright David Auburn’s exploration of mental health, gender bias and an incorruptible bond between father and daughter, Proof, will be performed by Theatrical Niche at Buxton Opera House tomorrow (Monday).
Visual theatre company ThickSkin tours Glaswegian writer Davey Anderson’s new play The Static to Derby Theatre tomorrow and to The Core at Corby Cube from Wednesday until Friday.
Lesley Joseph, Sue Holderness, Ruth Madoc, Kathryn Rooney, Camilla Dallerup, Helen Fraser, Deena Payne and Kacey Ainsworth are Calendar Girls in Tim Firth’s comedy at Derby’s Assembly Rooms from tomorrow until Saturday.
Beverley Callard, Ray Quinn, Joe McGann, Duggie Brown and Jess Robinson tour The Rise and Fall of Little Voice to Wolverhampton Grand from tomorrow until Saturday.
New Theatre, the University of Nottingham’s student-run theatre company, stages a double bill of Hand-Me-Down People by Adam H Wells and C J Wilmann’s Porphyria at Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham on Tuesday and Friday.
Out of Joint and Octagon Theatre Bolton tour Timberlake Wertenbaker’s Our Country’s Good, the true story of the first convict colony in Australia, to the Old Rep, Birmingham from Tuesday until Saturday.
Ace Bhatti, Don Gilet, William Ilkley and Ian Reddington are Bouncers in John Godber’s comedy at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from Tuesday until Saturday.
The Faction Theatre Company continues its mission of presenting European classics when it stages Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart at Buxton Opera House on Wednesday.
Birmingham Hippodrome reopens on Wednesday, with resident company Birmingham Royal Ballet being the first company to perform on the new stage with their mixed programme Opposites Attract.
Northumberland Theatre Company tours “an original, imaginative take” on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Nottinghamshire venues Eastwood School on Wednesday, Thoresby Riding Hall Theatre, Ollerton on Thursday, Harworth and Bircotes Town Hall, Bircotes on Friday and to Lincolnshire venues Ludford Village Hall on Saturday and Leadenham Hall 2000, Leadenham on Sunday.
A “collaborative performance of musical dance theatre realising the visions of artists from the township of Mamelodi, South Africa and Derbyshire”, Bright in the Corner gets its première at Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham on Thursday.
Derby Theatre in association with the city’s dance-focused arts venue déda stages God’s Garden, based on the parable of The Prodigal Son, by Arthur Pita at Derby Theatre on Thursday.
Brooklyn-based, all-female, hip hop dance company Decadance is at Buxton Opera House with a triple bill on Thursday.
Playbox Theatre’s new show Metropolis—Remix, inspired by the 1927 silent movie which has had an effect on film makers ever since, will be brought to life at the Dream Factory, Warwick from Thursday until Saturday.
There's No Such Thing as Normal, a one-woman show which “incorporates funny conversational banter with quirky sketches and brief appearances from comedy characters such as Chelsea the Chav, Nanna and Innuendo Girl”, will be performed by Lindsey Anne Hughes at Lichfield Garrick on Friday.
Derbyshire actor and writer Jane Upton’s first play Bones, “an achingly honest portrayal of a boy struggling to find his place in a world that doesn’t want him”, which features Nottingham-born Joe Doherty in the main role, will be staged by Fifth Word at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday and Saturday.
To coincide with Freshers’ Week, Uncontained Arts—a professional theatre company established by former graduates of the University of Derby Theatre Arts course—performs a new musical production, Fresher the Musical, at Derby Theatre on Friday and Saturday.
A dark comedy that’s a story of “friendship, struggle and realisation”, Something Beginning With is an ARK Theatre presentation in the Pauper’s Pit Theatre, Buxton on Friday and Saturday.
To coincide with the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence, Gazebo Theatre takes audiences on a journey of the Jamaican story told by the heroes and heroines who lived it in Jamaica 50 at the Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton on Friday and Saturday.
A new musical about the life of T Rex star Marc Bolan, 20th Century Boy, continues at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry until Saturday.
Mid Wales Opera returns to Buxton Opera House next Sunday with Mozart’s tragic tale of lust, betrayal and revenge, Don Giovanni.
Glynn Nicholas’s comedy Certified continues in the Studio at Curve, Leicester until Saturday while on the main stage American producer Harvey Weinstein’s adaptation of Finding Neverland, which has its press night on Wednesday 3 October, continues until Saturday 13 October.