The Misty Moon Film Society present a raucous evening of stories about the career of one of Britain's best loved comedy legends of the 70s Robin Askwith as told by the man himself.
'Pleasingly atmospheric' rehearsed readings of two eerie tales from the pen of celebrated master of the Edwardian short story, William Wymark Jacobs. Two cautionary, supernatural 'curtain raisers' which promise to delight and enthrall.
You are cordially invited to Adam and Eve’s house for dinner… but this dinner party isn’t as prepared as they had planned!
Tom Jackson-Greaves & Polly Motley present this vibrant dance comedy - a sensory explosion of physical dance, an original musical score by popular artist Pete Lyons, projected film, spoken word and delicious costumes.
Monday 27th - Friday 31st
Sing, croak and squeak along in this show for the young and young-at-heart. Meet our pint-sized heroine, a dastardly frog, a miserly mole and a heroic swallow brought to life with song, puppetry and plenty of audience participation!
Monday 13th - Friday 24th - run extended
A fast moving, rib-tickling revival of Alan Ayckbourne's only farce.
Set over three floors of The Pines - a haunted Victorian brothel - with all three floors compressed on to one, and staged in the round.
Friday 10th & Saturday 11th
One night of Freedom. A locked cemetery. Three players. No rules.
Direct from Salisbury Playhouse this play from Theatre6, co-producers of the West End hit The Scottsboro Boys, takes a hard look at the fragility of youth. Contains adult themes, strong language and scenes of a violent nature. Recommended age 13+
A 110 minute spectacular of Flamenco, narration and dramatic poetry in Spanish and English. Cancion Gitana create a Flamenco dance theatre performance of a kind very rarely seen on UK stages.
Coming to Emporium in February 2015, The Gift of the Gab is a play set in Brighton, written by a Brightonian - Simon David Eden - inspired by characters the playwright encountered during a very valuable misspent youth in the late 1970s.
An hilarious and eclectic cabaret programme with Fenton Gray accompanied by Charles Miller at the piano, featuring songs by Noel Coward, Ivor Novello, Gilbert & Sullivan, Charles Miller and many more.
An exclusive pre-London appearance before transferring to the St. James' Theatre Studio
Emporium are incredibly excited to be hosting this all day celebration of Doctor Who with Guest of Honour Janet Fielding, who played Tegan Jovanka.
Emporium is thrilled to be supporters of, and hosts to, Guerrilla Fashion Brighton III, Brighton's premier exhibition for undiscovered talent and the hottest designers in the city.
An ambivalent Cinderella. A blood-thirsty Little Red Riding-hood. A Prince Charming with a roving eye and a witch who... raps? They're all here in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's magical fairy tale blend. This highly acclaimed, sell-out production was co-produced by Chocolate Box Theatre and Emporium.
May / June
50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's domestic drama of lusty landladies and leather-clad psychopaths.
April / May
What a treat!
Emporium favourite, Miss Fake Bush, has been gently coaxed (using a cunning technique involving a Sherbet Dib-Dab tied to a ball of wool) out of semi-retirement to create a special show for her Emporium guests. Four performances only. Don't miss out!
Tuesday 8th April - Saturday 10th May
Possibly Samuel Beckett's bleakest of black comedies.
Three generations, trapped together with nowhere to escape, attempt to make sense of their co-dependant situation.
To launch, and celebrate, the collaboration between Emporium and Chocolate Box Theatre we present The A to Z of Musicals: a one-off gala concert evening exploring the world of Musical Theatre, featuring a plethora of West End musical performers.
Douglas Roberts used to be the Milky Bar Kid. When he gets his first West End job and discovers that not only has he got his own dressing room (with a fridge) but that he's in a cast with Sir Derek Jacobi and an actress from Crossroads, he thinks he's died and gone to heaven!
Lost In Space & Emporium present a double bill of Nobel-winning playwright Harold Pinter’s extraordinary ‘memory’ plays. Written over a quarter of a century apart, the plays reflect his continued fascination with the themes of time, memory, love and violence.