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.

Events at this venue

There are 36 events at this location

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Barber Shop Chronicles

One day. Six cities. A thousand stories. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops. Sometimes they have haircuts, sometimes they listen, more often than not they talk. Barber shops are confession boxes, political platforms, preacher-pulpits and football pitches… places to go for unofficial advice, and…

Wed 22 May 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Thu 23 May 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 24 May 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

…and 7 more dates until 1 Jun 2019

Behind the Scenes: hang

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 hang.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

£3.50 / 0114 249 6000

Behind the Scenes: Rutherford and Son

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 Rutherford and Son.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

£3.50 / 0114 249 6000

Betfred World Championship Snooker

Snooker world championship held at the legendary Crucible Theatre.

Sat 20 Apr 2019

Sold out / 0114 249 6000

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Sold out / 0114 249 6000

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Sold out / 0114 249 6000

…and 14 more dates until 6 May 2019

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 249 6000

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 249 6000

Fri 3 May 2019

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 249 6000

…and 3 more dates until 6 May 2019

Butterflies

An uplifting tale of friendship, courage and facing your fears. Three friends embark on an exciting adventure to chase their butterflies away. They cross new seas to uncharted lands on a journey filled with discovery. The only trouble is they’re all a bit worried about it! During their voyage the group ride the…

Sat 24 Nov

Studio

£10 (£8) / 0114 249 6000

Choreography Masterclass

Work with a choreographer to explore the world of the musical, how do routines come together, where do you start, a fabulous workshop for dancers wanting to explore this world. For ages 16+

Sat 8 Dec

£15 / 0114 249 6000

Declaration

An exploration of ADHD, getting diagnosed and mental health.

Thu 15 Nov

Studio

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0114 249 6000

The Department of Distractions

The Department of Distractions: you see their work - but you never see them. They say their job is to plant stories in the world ‘to make life more interesting’: a single glove in the street; a torn up love letter in a Metro carriage; a phone box that rings as you walk past. Snags in the fabric of everyday life that make…

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Studio

£5–£15 (£5–£13) / 0114 249 6000

Sat 26 Jan 2019

Studio

£5–£15 (£5–£13) / 0114 249 6000

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Studio

£5–£15 (£5–£13) / 0114 249 6000

…and 4 more dates until 2 Feb 2019

Doric String Quartet

HAYDN String Quartet Op.33 No.1 in B minor BARTÓK String Quartet No.5 BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C sharp minor Op.131 'These were performances of terrific panache and perception, seeming to get right under the skin of Haydn’s creative genius.' ***The Daily Telegraph * The Doric Quartet enjoys an annual touring…

Fri 16 Nov

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Ensemble 360

*BRAHMS String Quartet in C minor Op.51 No.1 * LAURENCE OSBORN New Work for Piano Quintet, commissioned by Royal Philharmonic Society KORNGOLD Piano Quintet in E Op.15 The two beautiful Opus 51 quartets were the first works for this formation that Brahms was willing to publish, though only after a period of immense…

Sat 1 Dec

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Fun Labs: Tech Takeover with STEAM

Our Fun Labs scheme of work continues with a programme of free, fun and family friendly events in our main foyer space, designed to encourage and support creativity, experimentation and skill sharing for the whole family. Have a go at learning stop motion animation, K’NEX challenges, Lego robots and more in our…

Sat 17 Nov

good dog

Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or homelife bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean. Because in the end, everyone who’s good gets what they deserve. Don’t they? good dog - set during the early noughties - tells the story of growing up in a multi-cultural community, and…

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

Gypsy Queen

The story of ‘Gorgeous’ George O’Connell, a bare knuckle fighter from a traveller family, hero to his people and self proclaimed Gypsy King. George enters the world of professional boxing which puts him on a collision course with his roots, his fears and his very identity. In the opposite corner, Dane ‘The Pain…

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Studio

£13 (£11) / 0114 249 6000

hang

‘You want to know my decision.’ A woman makes a choice. The tables have turned. The victim of crime has power over the fate of the criminal. Olivier and Bafta Award-winning debbie tucker green ’s provocative and haunting play.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Studio

£15–£19 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Studio

£15–£19 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Studio

£15–£19 / 0114 249 6000

…and 11 more dates until 9 Mar 2019

Ian McKellen on Stage

Sir Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday by touring the UK with a brand new solo show, with profits benefiting different causes at each location.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0114 249 6000

Kiss Me, Kate

From the Golden Age, a riotous, romantic musical comedy to make your heart soar. It’s opening night for feuding divorcees Fred and Lilli as they star in The Taming of the Shrew. But as the curtain rises, gambling, gangsters and mistaken identity conspire to create chaos. Paul Foster (Annie Get Your Gun) directs this…

Fri 7 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 8 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 10 Dec

£15–£50 / 0114 249 6000

…and 24 more dates until 12 Jan 2019

Lars Vogt (Piano)

★★★★ BRAHMS Three Intermezzi Op.117 BRAHMS Four Klavierstücke Op.119 BRAHMS Variations on a Theme by Paganini Op.35 JANÁČEK In the Mists **BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in F minor Op.57 *Appassionata*** The internationally renowned German pianist and conductor Lars Vogt makes his Crucible Studio debut this spring. Lars…

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Leonore Piano Trio

Classical trio featuring Benjamin Nabarro (violin), Gemma Rosefield (cello) and Tim Horto (piano).

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Liane Carroll & Ian Shaw Duo

An unmissable opportunity to see two of the UK’s most treasured jazz vocalists. Two stunning voices, two magnificent singer-pianists, two great friends whose rapport makes every gig they play as informal as a kitchen sing-song. They bring personality, musical class and incorrigible wit to a repertoire that covers the jazz…

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Studio

£17 (£8–£13.50) / 0114 249 6000

Life of Pi

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a single lifeboat- a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, a sixteen year-old boy and a hungry Bengal tiger. Time is against them, nature is harsh, who will survive? Based on one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works…

Fri 28 Jun 2019

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 29 Jun 2019

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 1 Jul 2019

£15–£40 / 0114 249 6000

…and 16 more dates until 20 Jul 2019

Macbeth Teacher CPD Workshop

Drawing on rehearsal room processes and looking at ways into the text, this workshop will introduce practical strategies for exploring Macbeth with your students. The workshop will provide you with a range of exercises that examine ideas of language, character, and themes, as well as introducing strategies for using them…

Mon 19 Nov

0114 249 6000

Peter Pan

Tale of the young boy who never grew up.

Fri 7 Dec

Times vary / £15–£33 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 8 Dec

Times vary / £15–£33 / 0114 249 6000

Sun 9 Dec

Times vary / £15–£33 / 0114 249 6000

…and 28 more dates until 6 Jan 2019

Piatti Quartet

BRIDGE Three Idylls MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in F minor Op.80 **BEETHOVEN String Quartet in E minor Op.59 No.2 *Rasumovsky*** 'Our ‘in the round’ concert in Sheffield in 2013 is still one of our favourite concerts of all time! We especially loved the intimate connection we felt with the audience while performing and…

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Rent Party Dance Workshop

Join us for a fun-filled pre-show dance workshop of ***'One of the hottest theatrical parties'*** (Gay Times) and learn the Rent Party Hustle. Age guidance 16+

Thu 22 Nov

Studio

0114 249 6000

Fri 23 Nov

Studio

0114 249 6000

Rutherford and Son

‘ No one’s any right to be what father is - never questioned, never answered back ’ 1912, the Industrial North Rutherford is overbearing, dogmatic and disappointed. With three grown children and not one qualified to take over his family-owned glassworks, he rules his household with tyranny and disdain. Janet…

Fri 8 Feb 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 9 Feb 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 11 Feb 2019

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

…and 10 more dates until 23 Feb 2019

The Shakespeare Experience

Take your students on a Shakespearean tour de force! A fun-filled day of workshops delivered by theatre directors, actors and academic speakers. Your students will explore text and performance and bring Shakespeare to life on the Crucible's unique stage. Suitability: For Secondary Schools and Colleges, KS4 and 5…

Tue 15 Jan 2019

£6 / 0114 249 6000

The Singing Mermaid

Did you ever go to Silversands On a sunny summer’s day? Then perhaps you saw the mermaid Who sang in the deep blue bay… One day, the singing mermaid is tempted away from all of her sea creature friends and her peaceful home at Silversands to join a travelling circus. The audiences love to hear her sing, but the…

Thu 6 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 7 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 8 Dec

Studio

£12 / 0114 249 6000

…and 16 more dates until 30 Dec

The Singing Mermaid

Did you ever go to Silversands On a sunny summer’s day? Then perhaps you saw the mermaid Who sang in the deep blue bay… One day, the singing mermaid is tempted away from all of her sea creature friends and her peaceful home at Silversands to join a travelling circus. The audiences love to hear her sing, but the poor…

Thu 6 Dec

Times vary / £0–£12.50 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 7 Dec

Times vary / £0–£12.50 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 8 Dec

Times vary / £0–£12.50 / 0114 249 6000

…and 22 more dates until 30 Dec

Stan & Mabel and the Race for Space

ESTHER SHERIDAN Narrator ENSEMBLE 360 Music-loving dog and cat Stan and Mabel are back! And this time they’re joined by a whole carnival of animals as they escape from the School for Wild and Dangerous Animals in search of a safe place to call their home. Join narrator Esther Sheridan and Ensemble 360 in this lively…

Sat 26 Jan 2019

£9 / 0114 249 6000

Standing at the Sky’s Edge

World Première Friday 15 March - Saturday 6 April 2019 ‘ Tonight the streets are ours ’ In 1961, the first residents of Park Hill were given the keys to their new homes. With music by Richard Hawley, Standing at the Sky’s Edge tells their story over the next 50 years, in a heart-swelling, heart-breaking love song…

Fri 15 Mar 2019

£15–£47 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 16 Mar 2019

£15–£47 / 0114 249 6000

Mon 18 Mar 2019

£15–£47 / 0114 249 6000

…and 17 more dates until 6 Apr 2019

Tim Horton (Piano)

A cycle of Schubert’s major Piano Sonatas (concert 3 of 4) SCHUBERT Four Impromptus D.899 RAVEL Valses Nobles et Sentimentales *SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in D D.850 * ***' The Crucible Studio in Sheffield is one of the best places in which to hear and play music… The experience is particularly intense for performers…

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

Tommy Smith Quartet

TOMMY SMITH Saxophone PETE JOHNSTONE Piano CALUM GOURLAY Bass SEBASTIAAN DE KROM Drums Internationally-acclaimed saxophonist Tommy Smith and his outstanding new group pay tribute to his greatest inspiration, jazz icon John Coltrane. Performing favourite Coltrane compositions alongside Smith’s own homages to his hero…

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Studio

£17 (£8–£13.50) / 0114 249 6000

We Can Time Travel

New solo work by Dom Coyote inspired by H.G Wells' 1895 novella The Time Machine.

Wed 21 Nov

Studio

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0114 249 6000

Windows of Displacement

Windows of Displacement, choreographed and performed by Akeim Toussaint Buck is an autobiographically sourced solo blending dance, song and spoken word to explore personal narratives, ancestral memory and the shifting and increasingly urgent politics surrounding the movement of people.

Tue 20 Nov

Studio

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0114 249 6000

Yevgeny Sudbin (Piano)

DOMENICO SCARLATTI A selection of sonatas BEETHOVEN Bagatelles Op.126 CHOPIN Ballade No.3 in A flat Op.47 TCHAIKOVSKY arr. SUDBIN Romeo and Juliet Overture SAINT-SAËNS arr. SUDBIN Danse Macabre Op.40 Yevgeny Sudbin was born in St Petersburg, then emigrated to Germany with his family, before settling in London in 1997…

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Studio

£20 (£14) / 0114 249 6000

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