A TRIBUTE TO FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS
If a Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons album is among your go-to repertoire, now’s the chance to hear the band’s best-loved songs live. Sort of. Touring tribute act Big Girls Don’t Cry is performing at the Churchill Theatre this Friday. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons took the world by storm in the 60s and 70s, with hits including ‘Sherry’, ‘December 1963 (Oh What a Night)’ and, of course, ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’. Churchill Theatre, High Street, Bromley BR1 1HA. February 22, at 8pm. Admission: £24.
THE ALEXANDRA PLAYERS TAKE ON AYCKBOURN’S DROWNING ON DRY LAND
Amateur theatre company Alexandra Players are performing Sir Alan Ayckbourn’s Drowning on Dry Land at the Alexandra Hall in Charlton. Through the fictional story of celebrity and national-treasure-without-a-talent Charlie Conrad (played by Adam Alexander), Ayckbourn’s play examines our obsession with celebrities – and how they can be destroyed as quickly as they’re made. The Alexandra Hall, Bramshot Avenue, SE7 7HX. February 20 – 23, from 8pm – 10:30pm.
Admission: £9/£8 concessions.
SCI-FI SUNDAYS PRESENTS: ARRIVAL
Head to Deptford Cinema on Sunday afternoon to watch Academy
Award-winning sci-fi drama Arrival (2016). The film follows what happens when linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is brought in by the military to attempt communication with other-worldly beings after alien spacecrafts start to appear across the world. After the screening, a sci-fi film quiz is being held in the cinema bar. Deptford Cinema, 39 Deptford Broadway, SE8 4PQ. February 24; screening at 3.30pm, quiz at 7pm. Admission: £6/£4.50 concessions. www.deptfordcinema.org
CHAMBER MUSIC WITH A TWIST
Infuse your Friday afternoon with a three-hour performance of innovative chamber music, performed as part of Trinity Laban’s CoLab festival. CoLab Chamber Twist is free to attend, no advanced booking required, and is taking place at the Old Royal Naval College. Trinity Laban’s CoLab festival is all about creativity and bringing people together from different performance disciplines. The festival aims to to reach beyond artistic boundaries, try out new ideas without fear of failure and share a creative journey. Old Royal Naval College Chapel, King William Walk, SE10 9NN.
February 22, at 1:05pm. Admission: free.
BLACKHEATH HALLS PRESENTS: FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE
Tenor Stuart Jackson is performing in the Recital Room at Blackheath Halls, accompanied by Jocelyn Freeman on piano. Audiences can expect to hear Liszt’s Petrarch Sonnets, Britten’s Canticle 1 and colourful romances by Rachmaninov. Recital Room at Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, SE3 9RQ. February 24 at 3pm. Admission: £10/£8 concessions.