Events List Navigation
When a distinguished general receives a startling prophecy from the Wayward Sisters on a moor, a murderous ambition is ignited between husband and wife as they seek to obtain absolute power.
Drawing on James I’s obsession with ‘Conjuration, Witchcraft and evil spirits’, Shakespeare’s gruesome classic stoked a fire dramatically felt in Lancaster months after its first performance during the trial of the Pendle Witches. Experience the arcane power of The Scottish Play brought to life in a fresh retelling by The Dukes’ Young Actors.Find out more »
Cyrano de Bergerac, a brilliant poet and swordsman, finds himself deeply in love with his beautiful cousin Roxane.
Each day of his life is lived only for her – every poem he writes, every duel he fights. Despite his dash and his dare, Cyrano is afraid of revealing his true feelings certain she could never love him in return… for who would love a man with such an enormous nose?
Chris Potter and the Inner City Ensemble
Presented in association with Band on the Wall and Lancaster Jazz Festival
A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him "One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet" while Jazz Times identified him as "a figure of international renown." Jazz sax elder statesman Dave Liebman called him simply "one of the best musicians around,” a sentiment shared by the readers of Down Beat in voting him second only to tenor sax great Sonny Rollins in the magazine's 2008 Readers Poll.Find out more »
The well loved story of the professor of linguistics who wagers that he can pass off a Cockney flower seller as a duchess after six months.Find out more »