entertainment

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Friday

Sheffield’s Studio: The Price of Everything. Performance at 7.45pm. Tickets £12. Box office: 0114 249 6000.

How much is beauty worth? What will people pay for an air guitar? Can I have a glass of milk?

These urgent questions and others are answered in The Price of Everything, a performance lecture about value.

NOTTINGHAM’S Theatre Royal: South Pacific. Runs to Saturday 9th June. Performance times vary. Tickets £20-£42.50. Box office: 0115 989 5555.

This breathtaking and lavish Lincoln Center Theater production reinvented Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical. It swept the 2008 Tony Awards, played for two years to sold-out houses on Broadway and was televised across America. This smash hit musical has now enchanted UK audiences, receiving huge critical acclaim and sold out houses at London’s Barbican, before embarking on a record breaking sold out UK Tour.

Sheffield City Hall: Stewart Francis. Performance 7.30pm. Tickets £18.50. Box office: 0114 2 789 789.

The star of ‘Mock The Week’, ‘Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow’ and ‘Live At The Apollo’, embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show!

“A brilliant comic brain... this stand-up cracks some of the best one liners I’ve ever heard”. Guardian

“Perfectly crafted gags”. Sunday Times

Saturday

RETFORD’S Majestic Theatre: Magic of Motown. Performance time 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50-£21. Box office: 01777 706866.

Get ready - the UK’s number one live Motown concert show returns bigger than ever before with its all new 2012 spectacular.

With solid gold hits from The Supremes, Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Lionel Richie and many more great names

Mansfield’s Palace Theatre: Expressions. Runs Saturday and Sunday from 7pm. Tickets £10-£11. Box office: 01623 424334.

Expressions Academy of Performing Arts presents Expressions The Show 9.

Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall: English National Ballet and Flawless. Runs Saturday and Sunday. Performance times vary. Tickets £10-£27.50.

Following a spectacular performance at Peace One Day at the O2 last year, English National Ballet and World Dance Champions Flawless collaborate again in an exciting new show fusing streetdance, acrobatics and ballet.

Monday

Nottingham’s Theatre Royal: Death by Fatal Murder. Runs to Saturday 16th June. Performance times vary. Tickets £10-£19.50.

Following the success of last year’s production as part of the Classic Thriller Season 2011, Death by Fatal Murder returns to the Theatre Royal for one week only.

The third in Peter Gordon’s ‘Inspector Pratt Trilogy’ which also includes ‘Murdered to Death’- Death by Fatal Murder sees the hapless Inspector Pratt return to Bagshot House, scene of previous investigations

Tuesday

SHEFFIELD’S Lyceum: 42nd Street. Runs to Saturday 16th June. Performance times vary. Tickets £22-£34. Box office: 0114 249 6000.

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, 42nd Street is the timeless, inspiring tale of small town Peggy Sawyer’s rise from chorine to Broadway star.

SHEFFIELD’S Motorpoint Arena: Westlife - The Greatest Hits Tour. Doors open at 6.30pm. Tickets £41.50. Box office: 0114 2 56 56 56.

After 14 years, 26 top ten hits including 14 number one singles, 11 top 5 albums, 7 of which hit the top spot and have collectively sold over 44 million copies around the world, Westlife are calling it a day after ten sell out tours!

Sheffield City Hall: There’ll Always Be An England. Start time 2.30pm. Tickets £10. Box office: 0114 2 789 789.

Come and enjoy the perfect way to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year in a wonderful feel good afternoon filled with patriotic music, nostalgia and fun celebrating the very best of English entertainment.

Wednesday

Sheffield’s Crucible: From the Sea to the Land Beyond. Performance at 6pm. Tickets £9-£11. Box office: 0114 249 6000.

Join British Sea Power for the live cinema experience of the year at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Made from over 100 years of BFI archive footage, award-winning director Penny Woolcock’s film is a portrait of our unique coastline and the role it plays in our lives – during wartime, on our holidays and as a hive of activity during the industrial age.