MUSICAL theatre masterpieces by Bernstein and Sondheim will be filling Cordes Hall, Sunninghill, thanks to The Sunningdale Savoy Chorus. Tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday, the Singers will be performing songs from shows including Gypsy, West Side Story and Sweeney Todd. The concert begins at 7.30pm on Friday and at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on Saturday. Tickets cost £10 for the evening performances and £6 for the matinee performances, from 01344 297 347 or www.sunningdalesavoy.com
TOM Stoppard's absurdist comedy, Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead, the comic tale of two of Hamlet's minor characters, trapped in limbo between life and death comes to Reading's Progress Theatre from Monday until Saturday, October 20. Chris Hoult and Craig Daniels re-unite after their hit pairing in Progress' production of 39 Steps earlier in the year. Tickets cost £10, with £8 concessions, from www.readingarts.com, or call 0118 960 6060 to book.
BEAUTIFUL choral arrangements from 11,000 miles away will be filling St Michael's Church in Tilehurst, Reading on Saturday, October 20. The Australian Voices have toured alongside some of the biggest names in classical music including Evelyn Glennie and Jose Carreras.
Tickets to the concert, which begins at 7pm, cost £15 with £12 concessions, and £6 for students. Call 020 3286 6786, Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm, to book. Visit www.theaustralianvoices.com
LOOK out, things are about to get Wyrd!
Silchester Players are bringing much-loved fantasy-writer Terry Pratchett's take on Macbeth, Wyrd Sisters, to the stage at Silchester Village Hall tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday, and Friday-Saturday, October 19-20. Follow the adventures of the three witches, Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick in a wyrd and wonderfully imaginative tale. Tickets cost £8 with £6 concessions from 0118 981 5600. Visit www.silchesterplayers.hampshire.org.uk
GUITAR virtuoso Juan Martin, who's four-decade long career has taken him far and wide from his roots in flamenco, is playing a gig at Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury, tomorrow night (Friday). Tickets cost £17.50, book by calling 01635 244246 or visit www.arlingtonarts.co.uk
THE man behind The Streets, Mike Skinner, is bringing his new project, The D.O.T. , with Rob Harvey of The Music, to Sub 89 on Tuesday, November 13. The duo's album, And That, is out on October 22, and early tracks reveal a blend of reggae, dub, drum'n'bass and whip-sharp lyrics. Tickets cost £15 from www.sub89.com
RENOWNED folk singer Maddy Prior will be playing Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead, with Giles Lewis and Hannah James on Wednesday, October 17. Expect an evening of rousing folk, and maybe some clog dancing from Hannah! Great stuff. Tickets cost £16 from nordenfarm.org or call 01628 788997.
A NEW band and DJ night is launching at Mojo Bar at Reading University's Student Union. Perk launches tomorrow night (Friday), and features punks The Box Factory, metallers Hidden In Plain Sight, roadhouse rockers Karn8 and post-grungers Tales Of The Arabian Nights. Entry is £3 for students, £4 for non-students, from 8pm.