ADC Theatre
Fri 29 - Sat 30 July
Stamford Showstoppers

Sparkling Eyes

Music and lyrics by Ian Winfrey and Friends

A brand-new musical by writers and musicians local to Stamford and Peterborough.

Our story follows three sisters who inherit a necklace, The Sparkling Eyes, from their ballerina mother which may or may not have been a gift to her from Russian Tsar.

The 1929 financial crash has left the eldest sister impoverished, the youngest dealing with a less than reliable boyfriend and the stable stalwart sister stuck in the middle. Then add in two husbands and a mysterious letter, sisters are divided and their family bond put to the test.

What follows are some delightful songs, upbeat tangos and rhumbas, some fabulous 20s dancing, a few misunderstandings and the truth about the story of the mysterious Sparkling Eyes!


Fri 29 July at 7:45pm
Sat 30 July at 2:30pm
Sat 30 July at 7:45pm


ADC Theatre



The ADC Theatre is Britain's oldest University playhouse, today administered and maintained by the University of Cambridge. Plays have been presented on the site since 1855, when the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club (CUADC) was founded, and the society met and performed in the back room of the Hoop Inn, which stood almost exactly where the ADC Theatre stands today.  Today, the ADC Theatre is the centre of University drama in Cambridge, run almost entirely by students with no Faculty involvement. 


When you arrive at the ADC Theatre, there are power assisted doors to the Box Office. In the foyer there is a lift which leads up to the bar and auditorium. The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor across the foyer. Further information can be found here.

If you are booking a wheelchair seat in the ADC auditorium for the first time, please call the Box Office on 01223 300085 or email We will then alter the permissions of your ADC account so that you can access the wheelchair seats on our website when you book in the future. 

Complimentary tickets are available for full-time carers.

The ADC Theatre and Corpus Playroom is fitted with an infra-red audio system designed to help deaf and hard of hearing patrons. If you are using the system for the first time, please arrive early and seek advice from our Front of House team.

Assistance dogs are welcome in both of our venues. Please call the Box Office or email the above address when booking to ensure you are seated appropriately.


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29 July 7:45pm 7:45pm Book now
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