Weekday Matinee Series


All Monday and Wednesday matinees include tea and biscuits served from 10am.

THE FRIENDS OF RIVERSIDE will be your hosts to each session. The Friends are volunteers who support the theatre through fundraising, social activities and being advocates for the theatre. Everyone is welcome to attend these sessions and The Friends will be there to make you feel welcome..

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  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    8 Sep - 1 May 2018
    Raffertys Theatre
    Imelda Staunton stars in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5 star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, captured live on stage.
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  • Angels in America Part One:
    Millennium Approaches

    9 Sep - 31 Dec 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
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  • Angels in America Part Two:
    Perestroika

    16 Sep - 31 Dec 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Captured live on stage, the multi award-winning play about the AIDS crisis in New York continues with the second installment.
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  • The Band Wagon

    18 Sep - 20 Sep 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse star in Vincente Minneli's Academy Award nominated classic musical comedy.
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  • An American in Paris

    16 Oct - 18 Oct 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Winner of 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical film stars Gene Kelly and features the incomparable words and music of Ira and George Gershwin.
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  • Salomé

    4 Nov - 21 Jun 2018
    Raffertys Theatre
    Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber's charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.
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  • Casablanca

    20 Nov - 22 Nov 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Winner of three Academy Awards including "Best Picture," Casablanca remains one of Hollywood's greatest treasures over 70 years after it first lit up the screen.
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  • Peter Pan

    2 Dec - 9 Jun 2018
    Raffertys Theatre
    Captured live at the National Theatre, a recorded performance of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale comes to Riverside Theatres big screen.
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  • White Christmas

    13 Dec - 18 Dec 2017
    Raffertys Theatre
    Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye star in the fun-filled musical extravaganza featuring a treasury of classic songs by Irving Berlin.
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