The Crucible Theatre

The Crucible Theatre
Norfolk Street, Sheffield, West Yorkshire, S1 1DA
  • Box office 0114 249 6000
  • General enquiries 0114 249 5999
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  • Website www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
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An intimate venue (no one sits more than 22 metres from the stage), the Crucible nonetheless seats 990 people for its wide range of productions – classical music to modern dance and everything in between, including the World Snooker Championships which have been played here since 1977.

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Backstage Tour and Cream Tea Spring

Join us for a special backstage tour of Sheffield Theatres. We will take you into the Crucible, Studio and Lyceum Theatres where you can take in the stories of our historic buildings and a look behind the scenes, guided by one of our experienced team. The tour will be followed by a cream tea scone with jam and clotted…

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£15 / 0114 249 6000

Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and me

Barb Jungr ’s reputation as “one of the world's great cabaret singers” (Time Out New York) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B. In this brand new collection for 2019, Barb will turn her acclaimed ability at reinvention and reinterpretation to…

Wed 27 Nov

Studio

£20 (£18) / 0114 249 6000

Behind the Scenes: My Mother Said I Never Should

A unique experience to go behind the scenes at the Crucible, as you get an insight into how we bring the world of theatre to life for our production of My Mother Said I Never Should. And don't forget to get your tickets for the show at the link below.

Wed 13 Nov

Studio

£3.50 / 0114 249 6000

Black Men Walking

Theatre piece about a monthly Black men's walking group in the Peak District which explores aspects of the Black British identity and the history of Black Britons in the UK.

Wed 16 Oct

Studio

£16 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Thu 17 Oct

Studio

£16 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Fri 18 Oct

Studio

£16 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Sat 19 Oct

Studio

£16 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

The Chimpanzees of Happytown

The wonderfully heartwarming story of Chutney the Chimp celebrates the importance of love and happiness in everyone’s lives. And it all starts when Chutney plants one small seed… This concert for families, with music by Children’s Composer-in-Residence, Paul Rissmann, is based on the book by the award-winning duo…

Sat 9 Nov

£11 (£8) / 0114 249 6000

Concerteenies with Music in the Round (1 - 2 years old)

LAURA VAN DER HEIJDEN cello TOM POSTER piano Cellist Laura van der Heijden, winner of BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year Award 2019, and outstanding pianist Tom Poster lead two relaxed concerts for young children and their grown-ups, with bubbles, percussion, props and informal introductions. These concerts…

Sat 7 Dec

Adelphi Room

£7.50 / 0114 249 6000

Concerteenies with Music in the Round (up to 1 year old)

LAURA VAN DER HEIJDEN cello TOM POSTER piano Cellist Laura van der Heijden, winner of BBC Music Magazine’s Newcomer of the Year Award 2019, and outstanding pianist Tom Poster lead two relaxed concerts for young children and their grown-ups, with bubbles, percussion, props and informal introductions. These concerts…

Sat 7 Dec

Adelphi Room

£7.50 / 0114 249 6000

The Elves and the Shoemakers

We Need You! We’re in a complete pickle! We’ve made new shoes for some of our famous fairy-tale customers but we’ve left them all over the Crucible and we can’t remember who each pair is for. What’s more, we still have loads more shoes to make before Christmas! Please help! Love, the Elves. Join us for a free activity…

Thu 5 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 6 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 7 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

…and 19 more dates until 4 Jan 2020

Ensemble 360 & James Gilchrist

MATTHEW HUNT clarinet BENJAMIN NABARRO violin CLAUDIA AJMONE-MARSAN violin RUTH GIBSON viola GEMMA ROSEFIELD cello TIM HORTON piano SKEMPTON The Moon is Flashing BEETHOVEN An die ferne geliebte SKEMPTON Piano Concerto VAUGHAN WILLIAMS On Wenlock Edge In celebration of Ensemble 360’s new CD featuring works by…

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Far Gone

***“If I invited you to come with me on journey, a story, will you come with me?”*** Northern Uganda. When Okumu’s village is attacked by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), he and his brother’s lives are changed forever. Far Gone is a profoundly moving story of a young boy’s journey from childhood innocence to child…

Tue 22 Oct

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

Wed 23 Oct

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

Guys and Dolls

BASED ON A STORY AND CHARACTERS OF DAMON RUNYON MUSIC AND LYRICS BY FRANK LOESSER BOOK BY JO SWERLING AND ABE BURROWS ‘Luck be a lady tonight!’ It’s time to roll the dice and fall in love under the bright lights of New York city! To settle a bet, high roller Sky Masterson pursues straight-laced Sergeant Sarah…

Sat 7 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 9 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

Tue 10 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

…and 28 more dates until 18 Jan 2020

Jean Toussaint Quartet

JEAN TOUSSAINT saxophones ANDREW McCORMACK piano DANIEL CASIMIR bass BEN BROWN drums Seriously exciting music from a saxophonist of international stature: from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in the mid-eighties, to high profile collaborations in many jazz styles. Having wowed audiences at the Crucible Studio with…

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Studio

£17 (£8–£13.50) / 0114 249 6000

Jeff Williams Quintet

KIT DOWNES piano JOHN O’GALLAGHER alto saxophone JOSH ARCOLEO tenor saxophone SAM LASSERSON double bass JEFF WILLIAMS drums An all-star band led by leading US drummer Jeff Williams. Across a career spanning four decades, Jeff Williams has accompanied Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman, Randy…

Fri 25 Oct

Studio

£17 (£8–£13.50) / 0114 249 6000

John Shuttleworth's Back

John Shuttleworth returns with songs and stories.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

£20 (£17.50) / 0114 249 6000

The Last King of Scotland

BASED ON THE NOVEL BY GILES FODEN ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE BY STEVE WATERS 'He is the sickness and you maintain that sickness' Idi Amin is the self-declared President of Uganda. When Scottish medic Nicholas Garrigan becomes his personal physician, he is catapulted into Amin's inner circle. A useful asset for the…

Wed 16 Oct

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Thu 17 Oct

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 18 Oct

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 19 Oct

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Leonore Piano Trio

A cycle of the complete Beethoven violin sonatas, cello sonatas and piano trios (concert 8 of 8) BEETHOVEN *12 Variations on *Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen (from Mozart’s The Magic Flute) Op.66 for cello and piano ★★ Violin Sonata in A minor Op.23 **Piano Trio in B flat Op.97 *Archduke*** It is fitting that the…

Sat 26 Oct

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Maya Youssef Trio

MAYA YOUSSEF qanun ELIZABETH NOTT percussion SHIRLEY SMART cello Damascus-born Maya Youssef is hailed as ‘the queen of the qanun’, a traditional Syrian 78-stringed plucked zither. Based on Arabic musical traditions, her innovative sound has echoes of everything from jazz to flamenco, infused with warmth, humour and…

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Studio

£14 (£10) / 0114 249 6000

My Mother Said I Never Should

BY CHARLOTTE KEATLEY 'You are always your Mother's child, my Mother used to say' A moving and funny exploration of the lives of four generations of women in one family. Shifting back and forth in time, we see their loves, expectations and choices play out against the huge social changes of the past century. A…

Fri 8 Nov

Studio

£15–£20 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 9 Nov

Studio

£15–£20 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 11 Nov

Studio

£15–£20 / 0114 249 6000

…and 11 more dates until 23 Nov

Paper Sculpture

Get creative with paper and make some sculptures.

Sat 26 Oct

£15 / 0114 249 6000

Signals

Presented by The Cosmic Shambles Network *and Footprint Theatre * Alone on the night shift, two female data analysts monitor for signs of alien contact. Every shift is the same. But tonight is different. Tonight is the night they’ve been waiting for. Originally performed as part of Sheffield Theatres’* Making Room…

Mon 28 Oct

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

Tim Horton

A cycle of Schubert’s major Piano Sonatas (4 of 4) SCHUBERT Sonata in C minor D958 Sonata in A D959****Sonata in B flat D960 Tim’s spellbinding exploration of Schubert’s works for solo piano concludes with an unmissable trilogy of Sonatas. Written in 1828, the year of the composer’s death, they have been described…

Fri 29 Nov

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Tomorrow's Stars Today

YCAT supports exceptional young musicians and has helped launch the careers of Joanna MacGregor, Ian Bostridge and Ensemble 360’s Amy Harman, among many others. Randall is YCAT’s inaugural Robey Artist, in partnership with London Music Masters. www.ycat.co.uk

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Studio

£14 (£10) / 0114 249 6000

The Unthanks Sing Emily Bronte

Commissioned by the Brontë Society to mark Emily Brontë’s 200th Birthday, Yorkshire born Unthanks pianist and composer Adrian McNally has turned a selection of her poems into song, performed with bandmates Rachel and Becky Unthank. McNally created the songs using Emily Brontë's piano which is still housed in the…

Fri 1 Nov

£21 (£18.50) / 0114 249 6000

Zarafa

  • 2012
  • France, Belgium,
  • 1h 18min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie
  • Cast: Max Renaudin Pratt, Simon Abkarian, François-Xavier

Based on the historical event of the giraffe given to Charles X of France by Muhammad Ali of Egypt, this French animation tells the story of the friendship between ten-year-old boy Maki (Max Renandin Pratt) who escapes from slave traders, and Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe he meets on his travels. When his hoofed companion…

Mon 10 Feb 2020

£15–£30 / 0114 249 6000

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