Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse
Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF
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Nottingham Playhouse has been a producing theatre since it was founded in 1948 and maintains a strong touring practice. It attracts in excess of 100,000 theatr goers a year and is involved in initiatives to attract new audiences such as pay what you can.

The current theatre was design by Peter Moro and opened in 1963 with a main auditorium seating 750 people, a studio theatre and The Cast restaurant.

A work by Anish Kapoor, Sky Mirror, is situated immediately in front of the Playhouse.

Events at this venue

There are 22 events at this location

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Ballet Black: Triple Bill featuring Storyville

Ballet from company featuring dancers of black and Asian descent.

Thu 22 Jun

£12–£18 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Bikeology

Journalist and TV presenter Ned Boulting takes a ride through the world of bicycles, from commuter s right through to the winner of the Tour de France.

Thu 23 Nov

£21 / 0115 941 9419

A Chorus Line: Spotlight Theatre Company

A Chorus Line takes the audience through the final gruelling audition run by director, Zach for a new musical.

Fri 7 Jul

£16 (£14) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sat 8 Jul

£16 (£14) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Comedy Summerslam

Sit back and be entertained as The Real McCoy's Eddie Nestor and Robbie Gee host an evening with some of the brightest black comedy talent; including star of ITV2's Pranksterz Judi Love, comedy's alpha male Kane Brown and American bad boy Will-E.

Sat 24 Jun

£16 (£13) / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Dangerous Corner

  • 1934
  • PG

Dangerous secrets are exposed in J.B Priestley's fascinating play that combines murder mystery and psychological drama. Presented by 12 Tabs Productions.

Tue 18 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Wed 19 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 20 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 22 Jul

David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical

It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£26.50 / 0115 941 9419

David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, David Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats, with a loving focus on his late mother Sarah and dementia-ridden father, Colin. Contains explicit language.

Sun 25 Mar 2018

£29.56 / 0115 941 9419

Dial M For Murder

  • Written by: Frederick Knott

Tabs Productions present Frederick Knott's intense and darkly gripping thriller, famously filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, follows the story of ex-tennis pro Tony who tries to plot the perfect murder.

Tue 11 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Wed 12 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 13 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 15 Jul

EMCCAN Caribbean Carnival Queen Show

Caribbean carnival music and dance performances.

Sun 23 Jul

£10 (£5) / 0115 941 9419

  • 18:00

Graeme Swann's Great British Spin Off With Henry Blofeld

Reminiscence, anecdotes and impressions in the company of England's celebrated spin bowler Swann and the vastly experienced Blofeld, who has spent more than 40 years in the Test Match Special commentary box. No one is better placed to discuss the ups and downs of Swanny's illustrious career.

Thu 26 Oct

£26 / 0115 941 9419

Holloway Jones

Nottingham Playhouse Youth Theatre presents a drama about a girl who dreams of becoming an Olympic BMX champion and the hurdles she faces.

Thu 10 Aug

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Fri 11 Aug

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sat 12 Aug

£8 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Home

Frozen Light, in association with the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, presents a multi-sensory theatre production aimed specifically at audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities. It tells the story of Scarlet and Olive, and their unexpected friendship.

Thu 20 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Fri 21 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0115 941 9419

  • 20:00

Sat 22 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

The Kite Runner

  • Directed by: Giles Croft
  • Written by: Khaled Hosseini (book), Matthew Spangler (adapt)

Matthew Spangler's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel about friendships that can span continents.

Thu 31 Aug

£10–£32 / 0115 941 9419

Fri 1 Sep

£10–£32 / 0115 941 9419

Sat 2 Sep

£10–£32 / 0115 941 9419

…and 6 more dates until 9 Sep

The Little Mermaid Jr

Nottingham Playhouse Summer School Youth Theatre's version of the famous and ever-popular Hans Christian Andersen story, adapted from the Disney film.

Sat 26 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0115 941 9419

  • 15:00
  • 19:00

Madd Gala Showcase

An evening of show-stopping performances by over 100 fulltime Professional Musical Theatre students showcasing their incredible versatility.

Fri 30 Jun

£22 (£18) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Sat 1 Jul

£22 (£18) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Marie Lloyd And The Music Hall Murder

Tabs Productions present Karen Henson's thriller about a famous music hall star becoming involved in a murder enquiry.

Tue 25 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

Wed 26 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 27 Jul

£16–£24 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 29 Jul

Millions Of Voices: Improvised Star Wars Show

A completely improvised show telling the story of everyday folk on the doomed planet of Alderaan based on audience suggestions.

Sat 24 Jun

£10 (£8) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

QI: No Such Thing as a Fish

Bizarre and humorous facts from the QI universe in the first live touring version of the hit podcast.

Fri 24 Nov

£19 / 0115 941 9419

Schools Fest 2017

Performances by local students of various theatre works.

Tue 4 Jul

£5 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:00

Simon Amstell: What is This?

Stand-up and former Buzzcocks presenter with his acerbic, self-deprecating humour taking on freedom, suffering, forgiveness and other cheery topics.

Fri 27 Oct

£24 / 0115 941 9419

Spotlight 2017 Showcase

Spotlight School of Speech and Drama's annual Showcase. Come along and enjoy musical theatre performances, group acting scenes and solo work presented by our Sale, Timperley and Altrincham students. Students and their families are invited to share our work across the weekend of 11th & 12th March. Please refer to email…

Sat 8 Jul

£14 (£12) / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:00

Urban Explorers

Free flowing, visceral, urban contemporary dance born out of the intensity of the urban music scene of grime, trap, dubstep and drum and bass. An exciting performance from Tom Dale Company with young dancers and musicians from across Nottinghamshire, exploring the urban arts scene and its influences.

Wed 5 Jul

£10 (£6) / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:30

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