Exciting New Season Launched At The Y

Tuesday, 9th August, 2011
AN AUTUMN SEASON of top quality entertainment is lined up at the Y Theatre in Leicester over the next few months.

Starting in September, the East Street venue has an Autumn season to suit all tastes.

Joanna Smith, theatre director/manager said: "We are delighted to be able to present some brilliant acts over the next few months at The Y for what should be an excellent season.

"We are joining forces with Bottle Rocket Comedy Club to bring you some top names in comedy including Frisky and Mannish (above) as well as internationally acclaimed comic Craig Campbell and Boy With Tape on His Face, a silent show causing a lot of talk."

For emerging artists the theatre has its regular Emergency! showcase compered by local comedian Tom Young and we also have our regular poetry slot from Word! which includes performers such as Dominic Berry, Kate Fox and Mombowie Starchild.

And for the first time the theatre hosts Hatch, one of the East Midlands' leading performance platforms.

Local promoters Lazy Sunday will be providing six of the best music nights, featuring The Zombies, T.Rextasy, Limehouse Lizzy, Cool Britannia, Marrakesh Express and Formal Warning.

Former Gene frontman Martin Rossiter will also be appearing at the venue as well as jazz legend Stan Tracey, other jazz acts appearing at The Y include the Geoff Simkins Quartet and the Sam Crockatt Quartet.

And for a touch of something different, Miss India Starr's Peacock Lounge Burlesque makes its debut at the theatre.
Notes to Editors


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