This is a round-up of what’s coming up during March and April (2024) at the Congress Theatre in Cwmbran.

Scroll down to see the shows, a quick description and a link to get tickets. Or give the box office a call on 01633 868239.

Congress Youth Theatre present EVITA

Wednesday 13 March to Saturday 16 March. 7.15pm (Doors 6.45pm). Click here for tickets.
The Congress Youth Theatre are back with EVITA (Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber)

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor, illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron. The most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33.

The events in Evita’s life are presented in song and commented on by the show’s narrator, Che. Well-known numbers from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece include “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Oh What a Circus”, “Buenos Aires” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall.”

An Amateur School/ College / University production by arrangement with The Really Useful Group Ltd.

The Jersey Beats ‘Oh What a Nite’ 2024 Tour

Friday 22 March. 7.30pm (Doors 7pm). Click here for tickets.

It’s the show night out not to be missed – wowing crowds in Blackpool since 2014, and now touring the country – OH WHAT A NITE! is a different style of tribute show to any other that you will have seen or heard of before.

Matt Andrew leads our vocal quartet as our tribute to Frankie Valli – telling the story of the band and how they formed the group which took them to the dizzy heights of television appearances, fame and fortune… all performed alongside an amazing trio of vocal talent – Johnny, Michael and Toby who take the roles of Nick Massey, Bob Guadio and Tommy Devito

Comedy host Leye D Johns can’t be kept away from the stage for too long either, bringing a light hearted flavour to proceedings and ensuring the crowd leave with a big smile on their face.

Our Viva showgirls complete the cast line-up – bringing the moves of the 60s and 70s to the stage as well as backing vocals, and solo numbers of their own bringing the era back to life!

The show also has a way of bringing current hits to life too, with that same Doo Wop style – again making OH WHAT A NITE! different to any tribute show you’ll ever see!

Stunning costumes, choreography, production and more – all to take you back to the era when hit song, after hit song had ‘The Four Seasons’ famous around the World.

Don’t just take our word for it – see what audiences are saying on Facebook for OH WHAT A NITE! –

Carol Goode School of Dance presents Alice in Wonderland plus other Dances

Saturday 23 March and Sunday 24 March. (Various times). Click here for tickets.

Welsh Wrestling 2024

Friday 5 April. 7pm (Doors 6.30pm). Click here for tickets.

Live Superstars of Welsh Wrestling make a triumphant return to the Congress Theatre. Come and experience the excitement and atmosphere first hand as top names in British wrestling battle it out in an evening of high impact wrestling action, suitable for all the family.

Witness the thrills and spills of American style wrestling, an event normally only reserved for your TV screens


Thursday 11 April. 7.30pm (Doors 7pm). Click here for tickets.

In The Raw’ features their own breathtakingly beautiful acoustic arrangements from the great singer-songwriters; James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, 10cc, CSN, Traveling Wilburys, Joni Mitchell, Billy Joel, Eagles, Pink Floyd, Toto, Bee Gee’s, and many more.

Sitting on bar stools and armed with no more than their trademark four-part vocal harmony, acoustic instruments and laid-back banter, Talon will leave you simply spellbound.

60’s Jamboree

Friday 12 April. 7.30pm (Doors 7pm). Click here for tickets.
Stage Door Ent presents 60’s Jamboree
Jimmy Jermain is Cliff Richard
Justin Daish is Shadowing Hank
Featuring The Fourmost – “Hello Little Girl” & “A Little Lovin”

The Ugly Duckling presented by Children Ballet Wales

Saturday 13 April. 2pm (Doors 1.30pm). Click here for tickets.

A Beautiful Narrated Ballet for young Children and their families

Through the Decades – Katie Vallis School of Music

Sunday 14 April. 6pm (Doors 5.30pm). Click here for tickets.

Jukebox Heroes 4

Friday 19 April and Saturday 20 April. 7.30pm (Doors 7pm). Click here for tickets.

Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, and then Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes II in 2018; along with the third succession in 2021. Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend Radio shows on BBC Wales; and of course his unique style of comedy and ‘Welsh Whit’!

Yes you’ve guess it Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes IV! However, with the fourth sequel comes the final! ….

To end this massively popular theatre series that has visited sell out audiences throughout Welsh theatres; we will once again see Owen joined on stage by his fantastic band, headed by M.D Ian Kimber; who will accompany some breath taking tributes to some legends of the music world.

Accompanying Owen and his band are the ladies of ‘Like ABBA’ who will be reviving those famous supergroup hits, such as the very apt ‘Money, Money, Money’ …

The unmistakable and iconic sounds of Phil Collins is cloned by the astounded vocals of James Alexander …

Believe! You will be mesmerized as Katie Mittell lights up the stage in a tribute, like no other! to the Grammy Award winning legend that is Cher …

Finally, how could you have a Jukebox Heroes series without paying homage to when Wurlitzers were turning out the Rock n Roll! …

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