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What’s On in Brighton

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ByBadger Admin

Apr 25, 2024

Spring is here, and with May approaching, we have even more exciting theatre events ranging from comedy, clubs, music, talks, tributes, theatre productions, and performing arts. There is something for everyone, and Brighton truly has it all!

The month of May also brings us the brilliant and creative arts and culture festivals: Brighton Festival (4 May – 26 May) and Brighton Fringe Festival (3 May – 2 June). Events include theatre, comedy, art, and much more! These can be found in Brighton’s comedy and theatre spaces, which are listed below: Komedia, Brighton Dome, and the University of Sussex’s ACCA.

We have created a lively and diverse timetable with Brighton’s best entertainment and events. See below for information regarding what’s on and their locations, dates, and ticket prices!

Theatre Royal

An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical
23 April – 27 April | Tickets from £13

Killer Queen (tribute)
2 May | Tickets from £29.36

Ella Kent: Carmen (opera)
3 May | Tickets from £13

Ella Kent: Madama Butterfly (opera)
4 May |Tickets from £13

Night of Elvis: Lee ‘Memphis’ King (tribute)
27 May| Tickets from £26.50

All Killa No Filla (comedy)
28 May | Tickets from £24.10 | Ages 16+

Brighton Dome

Apollo’s Cabinet (classical music)
9 May | Tickets from £10

Love & Brotherhood in Black Gay Britain (talk)
10 May | Tickets from £10 | Ages 16+

A Spectacle of Herself (theatre)
13 May | Tickets from £15 | Ages 16+
Content warning: contains nudity, strong
language and discussions of sex and the body

The Land Acknowledgement or As You Like It (theatre)
21 – 23 May | Tickets from £12.50 | Ages 14+
Content warning: contains strong
language and examines mature themes

Live at Brighton Festival (comedy)
23 May | Tickets from £15

Sara Pascoe: Weirdo (talk)
24 May | Tickets from £12 | Ages 16+

Komedia

Funny Women: Brighton Nights (comedy)
27 April, 25 May | Tickets from £10
Ages 18+

Boogie Wonderland: 70s Disco
3 May | Tickets from £7 | Ages 18+

Swiftogeddon: The Taylor Swift Club Night
3 May | Tickets from £10 | Ages 18+

Brighton Fringe Comedy Showcase
24 May | Tickets from £8 | Ages 16 +

Record Fair
26 May | Free entry

Your Flaws: The Musical
31 May | Tickets from £7 | Ages 16+

Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA)

Symphony Orchestra (classical music)
4 May | Tickets from £4

Brighton Festival: Where the Veil Is Thin (contemporary music)
5 May | Tickets from £10

Brighton Festival: Birthmarked (performance)
9 May | Tickets from £10

Festival of Ideas: Remember When The Turner Prize Came To Sussex? (talk)
10 May | Tickets: £10
Recommended age 16+

Closer To My Dreams by Chad Taylor Dance Company (performance)
10 May – 11 May | Tickets: Free

Brighton Festival: Born and Bread by Brighton People’s Theatre (performance)
17 May -19 May
Tickets: Pay what you can (includes a bowl of soup and a bread roll)

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