About this event
On the 3rd July Rothamsted Manor will welcome Emma Hatton and Matthew Croke for our ‘Musicals at the Manor’ concerts.
She may be 5’2 but there’s nothing diminutive about Emma Hatton.From her recent International residency as guest vocalist for the world renowned Post Modern Jukebox, her invites to perform at the world renowned Cheltenham Jazz Festival, a sell out show which she then brought to the world famous 606 jazz club earlier this year and to support Jools Holland for selected dates on his UK tour as well as being invited back to open for him at The Royal Albert Hall, and back to her earliest forays into jazz and blues, Emma’s impact upon the music scene is undeniable. Read more here.
Widely recognised for portraying the title character in the West End production of Disney’s Aladdin, Matthew Croke is no stranger to the stage. The singer, dancer, and actor has understudied and performed in several major roles, including West Side Story’s Tony, Wicked’s Fiyero, Funny Girl’s Eddie, Chicago’s Amos Hart, Grease’s Eugene, Singin’ in the Rain’s Don Lockwood, Cinderella’s Prince Charming, Larry in A Chorus Line, and Zeke in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Most recently starring at The Royal Albert Hall with the Alpha Club – “Best Of the West End”. Read more here.
Musicals at the Manor
The Rothamsted summer concerts are produced in collaboration between Steve Moss (musical director of Mary Poppins, London), and Rothamsted Manor. Steve has invited special guests to join him in the Great Drawing Room of Rothamsted Manor to perform popular hits from blockbuster musical shows. Read more about the full list of artists performing throughout the summer, click here
Steve Moss – Producer / Musical Supervisor of the Rothamsted Summer Concerts
Steve will be returning to Cherry Tree Lane this year, as the Musical Director of Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre, London. The show will be reopening on August 7th. Steve recently finished as Musical Director on the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre, London, where he was the MD of the show since 2018. Read more here
Drinks and snacks are available on arrival from the bar and can be enjoyed in the lounge or, if the weather allows, in our beautiful manor gardens.
The show will be held in the Great Drawing room, and the room will be set in a theatre style for up to 90 people. Seating will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Doors open at 1.30pm
Performance starts at 2.30pm, and there will be an interval during the performance.
Carriages at 5pm
Doors open at 6.30pm
Performance starts at 7.30pm, and there will be an interval during the performance.
Carriages at 10pm
A fully licensed bar will be in operation, along with premium snacks.
Interval drinks may be pre-ordered on arrival.
We accept card payments only.
Coronavirus and social distancing
We are proud to have earnt the industry standard ‘We’re Good to Go’ from Visit Britain. It means we have implemented the Government’s COVID-19 guidance, understand the guidance from Public Health England and have a COVID-19 Risk Assessment in place.
If Government guidelines change, we will always adapt our procedures accordingly, but at the time of writing, the following applies:
Follow the signs to Rothamsted Manor. Park on the grass verges, or wherever you are directed by signage or our staff.