Sleeping Beauty - Dream On

This show finished on: 12 January 2013

Venue: Rayne Theatre

This year Chickenshed proudly presents Sleeping Beauty – Dream On, serving up a familiar story in an entirely fresh and funky way. Chickenshed’s professional company will lead a truly huge cast, featuring hundreds of Chickenshed’s young members and students and joined by our all ages community theatre groups, to deliver a fabulously entertaining and exciting extravaganza, with all the verve, vitality and joy that regular audiences have come to know and love.

Warning: this is not a ‘pantomime’ in the traditional sense, but we can guarantee a magical, fun and festive treat for all the family.

And you thought you already knew all about Sleeping Beauty? Dream on!

Age Recommendation: Sleeping Beauty – Dream On is recommended for general audiences. However for adults who are bringing young people, we advise that the show is suitable for those aged 5 and above.

Running time: approx 2hrs (including an interval)

NEW video trailer and production images:

Get a feel for this year's festive extravaganza by clicking on 'View Video' above where you'll see some exciting snippets from the show. You can also meet some of the show's larger than life characters by clicking on 'View Galleries'.

Reviews and audience feedback:

‘Buy, beg or steal a ticket for Sleeping Beauty at Chickenshed. You won't be disappointed.’ Audience member

'A thought-provoking and unique experience, highly recommended for those with older children.' The Stage

'... this year’s Chickenshed production is such an excilarating show that I couldn’t help but be swept up by its energy and joy. The huge song and dance numbers are the highlights, with the incredible choreography playing the starring role. This is a fun alternative to a pantomime.' Enfield Gazette and Adveriser

Read more reviews here.

Show DVDs available:

This year we are working with Galaxy Video to produce Sleeping Beauty - Dream On DVDs. Four separate show DVDs will be available, one for each rota group. Visit our 'Shop' for more details or order at Box Office.  

Ticket Information:

Preview & Off Peak Stalls: £13 (£11 concessions) | Gallery: £11
Standard Stalls: £19 (£17 concessions) | Gallery: £13
Peak Stalls: £20 (£18 concessions) | Gallery: £14
Schools Performances Stalls: £11 | Gallery: £11

Access Performances:
Captioned Performances:
Wed 12 Dec 10.15am (Schools), Sun 16 Dec 2pm (extra date), Sun 16 Dec 5.30pm and Sat 5 Jan 3.30pm

Audio Described Performances: Fri 21 Dec 7.30pm, Sat 22 Dec 3.30pm, Fri 4 Jan 3.30pm (Touch Tour 2.30pm) & 7.30pm (Touch Tour 6.30pm) and Sat 12 Jan 3.30pm

Sign Language will be integrated into every performance of Sleeping Beauty - Dream On. For further information on the best seating for viewing the integrated Sign Language please contact the Box Office on . Learn more about access at Chickenshed.

Access resources:
We can provide large print synopsis. Braille synopsis, normal print synopsis and audio description of set, costumes, characters and synopsis. If you are interested in any of these resources please email

Access tickets:
Signing, Captioned, Audio-Described tickets, and tickets for wheelchair users, will be charged at a reduced rate (usually equivalent to the gallery rate for that performance). Please contact the Box Office for more details.

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