THE Theatre Royal, Plymouth, has seen some significant changes this year. Next month the doors open to reveal the newly-refurbished building, following the £7 million regeneration project.
The autumn season promises a spectacular programme of work.
Priority booking for the autumn season has already started.
It starts with War Horse from September 27 until October 12. The famous show has already sold out.
There is also a special one off show on War Horse: The Concert on October 13.
War Horse author Michael Morpurgo tells the powerful and deeply-moving story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey.
Michael is joined by acclaimed musicians John Tams and Barry Coope, who accompany him with the rousing yet haunting songs specially composed by Tams for the award winning production of War Horse.
Firmly crowned as a modern day classic, Matthew Bourne's powerful, provocative and totally original interpretation of Swan Lake turns tradition upside down from October 18 to 26.
Dance continues at the venue with the Birmingham Royal Ballet performing The Sleeping Beauty and Triple Bill from October 29 until November 2.
Shakespeare also features in the programme when Propeller presents A Midsummer Night's Dream from November 6 to 9.
In Shakespeare's most magical play, love and illusion collide when two pairs of lovers become entangled in fairy mischief on the eve of a Royal Wedding.
Dreams and reality become interchangeable and romantic chaos ensues. In Propeller's Dream, seeing really is believing.
The nation's longest running rock 'n' roll variety show That'll Be The Day returns by popular demand with a brand new production on November 10.
Featuring classic hits from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, That'll Be The Day is living proof rock 'n' roll will never die.
Head to the venue to see Alan Bennett's acclaimed new comedy People from November 12 to 16.
People spoil things; there are so many of them and the last thing one wants is them traipsing through one's house. But with the park a jungle and a bath on the billiard table, what is Dorothy to do?
Her archdeacon sister wants to hand the estate to the care of the National Trust, but Dorothy favours a more creative solution.
For comedy look no further than Ha Ha Holmes on November 17.
Joe Pasquale takes on the lead role in the ultimate Sherlock Holmes spoof.
A musical comedy inspired by the music of Madness , titled Our House comes to the venue from November 18-23.
The Broadway and West End smash hit the Vagina Monologues returns to the venue on November 24. The ultimate girls' night out is a must see show.
Enjoy Rambert from November 27 to 29,which returns to the theatre with a sensational programme of outstanding theatre.
With 22 of the world's finest dancers and its own critically acclaimed orchestra, a Rambert performance is an unforgettable spectacle of mesmerising dance and inspiring live music.
Rock icon, Bill Wyman will play the venue on November 30 with The Rhythm Kinds.
Father Ted star Ardal O'Hanlon will present his stand up show on December 1 and this will be followed by Glyndebourne from December 3 to 7.
Hofesh Shechter reveals his new full-length work, Sun, from December 10 to 11.
It has an expanded company of 14 world-class dancers and an eclectic soundtrack featuring original music by Shechter himself.
The theatre is part of an international group of co-commissioners and co-producers for Sun and this new work will have its first unveiling in Plymouth.
Inside Wagner's Head comes to the venue after a run at the Royal Opera House from December 12 to 14.
Following the hugely successful one-man show Being Shakespeare, Olivier Award winning actor Simon Callow turns his attention to the life and legacy of one of opera's most influential and controversial figures, Richard Wagner.
This year's pantomime will be Robin Hood, which will be brought to life by Nigel Havers, Lee Mead and Bobby Davro.
Catch it from December 20 until January 25.