Theatre & Beyond is our adult theatre company. Working in collaboration with Chesterfield Studios, Theatre & Beyond draws together local talent into a powerhouse of theatrical creativity. Directed by Phil Simcox, choreographed by Paula Wilson and conducted by Jonathan Francis, Theatre & Beyond was established in 2016 and in a short space of time has achieved an enviable reputation for its work. Next Show Tue 20 February 2018 to Thu 22 February 2018 At Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield A woman hiding in a convent helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she rediscovers her own. Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty And The Beast, Little Shop Of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, she finds herself at odds with both the rigid lifestyle and uptight Mother Superior. Using her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, Deloris breathes new life into the church and community but in doing so, blows her cover. Soon, the gang is giving chase only to find them up against Deloris and the power of her newly found sisterhood. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless. The cast is chock full of amazing roles for women of all ages making this a perfect choice for high schools and community theatres. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to REJOICE!


Hear my song Musical Director: Jonathan Francis St Peter's Church, Edensor (on the Chatsworth estate) July 2017
chess Musical Director: Jonathan Francis Director: Phil Simcox Choreographer: Kristian Cunningham The Cabinet of Curiosities, Derby Market Place June 2017
cabaret Director: Phil Simcox Choreographer: Kristian Cunningham Musical Director: Jonathan Francis The Cabinet of Curiosities, Derby Market Place Mar/Apr 2017

Joining Theatre & Beyond

Theatre & Beyond is a bit different to our other groups, in that entry to the group is by audition. We publish castings for upcoming shows, and then audition a company to take part. So if you'd like to be considered and kept informed of upcoming shows, please fill in the signing-up form and we'll be in touch as shows are cast. You can also search Facebook for @TheatreandBeyond and keep in touch that way.

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01246 271540 Rose Hill, Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 1LW

FOR SHOW INFORMATION AND ONLINE BOOKING, visit the Chesterfield Theatres website

Chesterfield Studios Ltd.

Eastwood Buildings

Rose Hill



S40 1LW

01246 271540

Chesterfield Studios Ltd. is a not for profit organisation, registered in England and Wales Company Registration Number: 06766411