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 6 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

The Band Plays On

An Olympic hopeful. A political car crash. The fallout from a fictional nuclear winter. Join us for stories of solidarity and survival from the Steel City, sound tracked by new versions of classics from some of Sheffield's most celebrated artists. From the team that brought you Standing at the Sky’s Edge, The Band Plays…

Wed 3 Feb

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Thu 4 Feb

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 5 Feb

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

…and 6 more dates until 13 Feb

Escaped Alone

By Caryl Churchill Three old friends and an unexpected neighbour chat in a garden about their everyday lives. But what more has happened to each of them, and what catastrophes has the neighbour seen? Caryl Churchill ’s latest masterpiece shows us the power of humour and humanity in the face of disaster.

Wed 17 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Thu 18 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 19 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

…and 6 more dates until 27 Mar

Far Gone

***“If I invited you to come with me on a 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…

Thu 1 Apr

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 3 Apr

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Miss Julie

Strindberg ’s thrilling psychological drama in a new politically-charged adaptation by Amy Ng. Chinese New Year, 1940s Hong Kong. Julie is the daughter of the island’s British Governor. With her father away for the weekend, Julie comes downstairs to join the servants as they party, initiating a sexually-charged power game…

Mon 29 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Tue 30 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Wed 31 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Operation Crucible

By Kieran Knowles This story of four ordinary men in extraordinary times returns after a sell-out run at the Studio in 2016. Eighty years ago, on the 12th December 1940, Sheffield was subjected to a bombing raid which aimed to wipe its world renowned steel works off the map. A single bomb reduced the Marples Hotel, which…

Tue 9 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Wed 10 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

Thu 11 Mar

£15–£29 / 0114 249 6000

…and 2 more dates until 13 Mar

World Seniors Snooker Championship

The World Seniors Snooker Championship returns to the home of Snooker. Defending Champion * Jimmy White * will head up a 16 strong field who will battle for the title, which will feature many former World Champions and legends of the game. White said*** “It’s great to get this event back at the Crucible and be able to get…

Thu 6 May

£12–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Fri 7 May

£12–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 8 May

£12–£40 / 0114 249 6000

Sun 9 May

£12–£40 / 0114 249 6000

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