What’s on in Sheffield in May 2018

Sheffield City Hall

The Sunday Times described this live podcast show, My Dad Wrote A Porno: Live, as a ‘cultural phenomenon’. Comedian Jamie Morton, James Cooper and Alice Levine read a lost chapter from his dad’s notorious book on 1st May. With tickets still available, it’s well worth having a look for yourself (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/seatSelect.asp). On a similar theme, Love Island narrator, Iain Stirling, appears on his brand-new ‘U OK Hun? X’ tour. He’s been busy appearing on many different programmes as of late, but on 6th May he’ll be performing his comical material on the Memorial Hall stage (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/seatSelect.asp).

On 2nd May, Westlife’s very own Shane Filan will be on the Oval Hall stage on the second leg of his very successful tour. After the incredible success of his boyband days, his solo tour has been just as successful, seeing him add new dates and new cities this time round (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/seatSelect.asp). Between the 16th May until the 19th May, The Manor Operatic Society return to Sheffield once again, this time to one of the worlds most loved musicals, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (https://sheffieldcityhall.sivtickets.com/Online/seatSelect.asp). As part of Sheffield International Concert Season 2018, conductor Sir Mark Elder performs with dazzling pianist Hong Xu, perform The Hallé (https://buy.sivtickets.com/sics/Online/seatSelect.asp) taking place on 25th May.

Fly DSA Arena

On 18th May, wrestling fans will be able to see all of their favourite WWE superstars in one location, the Fly DSA Arena. You’ve probably seen it on TV, but WWE Live is unique blend of sport and entertainment. In-ring match action is coupled with dramatic entertainment and exciting environment, making this event the ultimate in family entertainment (http://www.flydsaarena.co.uk/whats-on/wwe-live-5573#eventddLink)!

Sheffield Theatres

With the Crucible still being busy with the Snooker Championships, The Lyceum is where a lot of the live shows are this month! First up, from the 1st May until the 5th May we have The Rat Pack: Live From Las Vegas. Travel back in time to the glitz and glam nights of Vegas in the company of three of the world’s most popular entertainers. Performing hits such as That’s Amore, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Candyman and Everybody Loves Somebody (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/the-rat-pack).

On the 11th and 12th May, The English Touring Opera will be performing Mozart’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ and Puccini’s ‘Il tabarro/Gianni Schicchi’ respectively. The Marriage of Figaro Is acclaimed for its music and its sense of fun, whereas Il tabarro/Gianni Schicchi is described as being a moody romance that speaks to the heart. They’ve had countless 5-star reviews, making it a perfect show to go and see (https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/whats-on/english-touring-opera-2).

Chances are, you’ve probably seen Titanic, but have you seen it as a musical? From 21st May until 26th May, you can just do that! The show is based on real people aboard, this production focuses on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of its passengers. It’s even won critical acclaim across the board, with The Times giving it 5-stars.

The Lyceum Theatre

The Lyceum Theatre

O2 Academy Sheffield

The Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys Experience returns to Sheffield, celebrating the band as they commemorate 30 years since the original album was released. This isn’t just a tribute, it’s a journey through the story of Roy Orbison and the Wilburys (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1067332/roy-orbison-traveling-wilburys-experience-tickets). For the younger audience, We Are Scientists will be taking to the stage for the release of their new album ‘Megaplex’, with support coming from The Pale White and Cora Pearl (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1083198/we-are-scientists-tickets).

A night you don’t want to miss, is Bongo’s Bingo on Saturday 19th May! I can only describe it as Bierkeller meets bingo, you have the chance to win cash prizes, obscure prizes and just have an incredible night (https://academymusicgroup.com/o2academysheffield/events/1112977/bongos-bingo-tickets).

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