Gordon Craig Theatre

Gordon Craig Theatre
Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 1LZ
  • Telephone 01438 363200
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  • Website www.gordon-craig.co.uk
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Gordon Craig Theatre

Founded in 1975, the Gordon Craig Theatre hosts a variety of performing arts events, including one-night variety shows and longer runs of dramatic theatre, as well as opera, dance and classical concerts. The theatre also produces a yearly pantomine, which boasts big name actors and local talent.

The building also includes a restaurant (Pi Bistro), a coffee house and a foyer bar.

Gordon Craig Theatre is located one-minute from the railway and bus stations, and is nearby to several car parks, with accessible parking at the front of theatre.

Events at this venue

There are 28 events at this location

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Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Wed 16 May 2018

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices, tickets on sale May 12, 10am / 01438 363200

Bringing on Back the 1960s

The New Amen Corner perform hits from the 60s.

Fri 15 Sep

£20.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Rock'n'rollercoaster of a show featuring all the timeless classics from a band who have been on the tribute trail for over a quarter of a century. Enjoy hits including 'That’ll Be The Day', 'Peggy Sue', 'Heartbeat', 'It Doesn’t Matter Anymore', 'Raining In My Heart' and 'Oh Boy!'.

Wed 13 Sep

£16.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Sat 4 Nov

Concert Hall

£30.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Thu 5 Oct

£24; £21.50 early bird / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Dance Show: Identity Dance

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sat 22 Jul

£11 (£9) / 01438 363200

  • 14:00

Dance Show: Premiere School Of Dance

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sat 22 Jul

£15 (£13) / 01438 363200

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Mon 9 Oct

£25 / 01438 363200

Forever In Blue Jeans

High energy, hit songs and hot dance in one show as the cast of eight singers take the audience on a musical journey starting in the 50s and ending in the present, passing the likes of Brenda Lee, The Carpenters and Abba on the way.

Thu 21 Sep

£22 (£20.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Get Ready

Take a trip back to 1960s Detroit with the brand-new, celebrated stage show featuring the music of the Temptations, Four Tops, Supremes, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.

Sun 24 Sep

£21 ( £19) / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

The Gruffalo's Child

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (book), Julia Donaldson (book)

Tall Stories presents Julia Donaldson's Gruffalo sequel, following the adventures of his child as she sneaks out in the night to see if the Big Bad Mouse really does exist.

Thu 28 Sep

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Fri 29 Sep

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 30 Sep

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sun 1 Oct

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Thu 14 Sep

£26 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Jesterlarf Comedy Club

Stand-up from Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III, Sean Percival, Pierre Hollins and MC Ryan McDonnell.

Sat 30 Sep

£12.50 / 01438 363200

Sharp wit and improvisations from Ben Norris. Plus Leo Kearse, Tony Maresse and MC Susan Murray.

  • 20:30

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Sat 30 Sep

£27.50 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

Jonathan Pie: Back To The Studio

A humorous and satirical look at the news.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£23.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

Serial sneaker-into-places-he-shouldn't-be, Lee Nelson, returns with a new standup show.

Wed 15 Nov

£23.52 / 01438 363200

Let's Hang On

A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'December '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

Wed 25 Oct

£23.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Oh! Carol

Damion Scarcella and Belinda Wollaston bring to life the music and story of songwriting partners Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield who gave the world 'Calendar Girl', 'Breaking Up is Hard to Do', 'Is This the Way to Amarillo', 'Stupid Cupid' and 'Oh! Carol'.

Sat 16 Sep

£21 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The talented British ventriloquist, who conquered The States when he won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with Paul, Sam, Albert and Baby plus two new characters. His technical skills are amazing and his humour harks back to the grand old days of TV variety.

Tue 12 Sep

£18.50 / 01438 363200

The Producers

Musical comedy based on Mel Brooks's Academy Award-winning film about a New York producer who recruits a timid accountant to help him pull off Broadway's greatest scam.

Tue 29 Aug

£17; £20.50–£22.50; £18 (£18.50–£20.50; £18.50–£20.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Wed 30 Aug

£17; £20.50–£22.50; £18 (£18.50–£20.50; £18.50–£20.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Thu 31 Aug

£17; £20.50–£22.50; £18 (£18.50–£20.50; £18.50–£20.50) / 01438 363200

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 9 Sep

Rapunzel

The story of the imprisoned young girl with the long, blonde hair is narrated by a chatty frog in this production by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre. Ages 3+.

Thu 27 Jul

prices vary / 01438 363200

Fri 28 Jul

prices vary / 01438 363200

Sat 29 Jul

prices vary / 01438 363200

Sun 30 Jul

prices vary / 01438 363200

Russian National Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Russian National Ballet production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker.

Sun 29 Oct

01438 363200

  • 15:30 – 17:30
  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Fri 27 Oct

£25 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

The South

Original Beautiful South members Dave Hemingway, Alison Wheeler, Dave Stead, Damon Butcher, Tony Robinson and Gaz Birtles reform with a slightly different name and Phil Barton and Steve Nutter added to the line-up.

Mon 23 Oct

£28.50 (£27) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

SuperSonic 70s Show

Six piece 'totally live' 70s tribute show.

Sat 23 Sep

£19.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Tosca

Russian State Opera presents Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.

Mon 11 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01438 363200

  • 19:30 – 22:00

A Vision of Elvis

2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.

Fri 22 Sep

£23 / 01438 363200

The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids pages homage to one of the world’s most revered singers, accompanied by the National Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The show features Houston’s greatest hits, including 'I Will Always Love You', 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody' and 'One Moment in Time'.

Sun 17 Sep

£28.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

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