Dramatic Performance and More

ESPA is an amalgamation of East Surrey Operatic Society and The Opera Club of Reigate and Redhill. ESPA was formed when the two societies merged in early 2014.

Today we are putting on two productions each year at The Harlequin Theatre in Redhill with our youth section, YESPA, putting on a production every summer at the same venue.

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Upcoming Shows

Out of Order - 2nd to 5th Febuary 2022

Out of Order is a hysterical farce that revolves around a philandering politician. When Richard Willey, a Government Junior Minister, plans to spend the evening with an opposition Secretary, Jane Worthington, things go disastrously wrong. It starts with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel’s unreliable sash window. Calling on his hapless private Secretary to help with his lies and deception, things go from bad to worse!

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ME AND MY GIRL - 18th to 21st May 2022

Set in the late 1930s with a host of hilarious characters, witty one-liners and several toe-tapping, uplifting songs (including the famous Lambeth Walk, The Sun Has Got His Hat On and Leaning On A Lamp Post), Me and My Girl is a sublime and sunny treat for all fans of musical comedy!

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YESPA - The Addams Family - 4th to 6th August 2022

A concept created by American cartoonist Charles Addams in 1938. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. And if that wasn’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before– keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

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42nd Street - 9th to 12th November 2022

Set in 1933, 42nd Street celebrates Broadway, Times Square and the magic of show biz with humour and pizzazz. The score is chock-full of Broadway standards, including: "You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me," "Dames," "We're In the Money," "Lullaby of Broadway," "Shuffle Off to Buffalo" and "Forty-Second Street."

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Events

Open Air Cinema

4th May 2022 at 7:30pm

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