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

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Abba Forever

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVER Live in Concert ABBA - Forever, presented by Sweeney Entertainments, is one of the UK's leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the world's greatest pop band. The unique…

Fri 6 Jul

£23.50 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

Ballet Cymru: Cinderella

The timeless, magical story is brought to life in this modern production, featuring choreography from Creative Wales Award-winner Darius James and costumes by Welsh designer Steve Denton.

Wed 4 Jul

£16–£22.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

The Barron Knights

The long-running four-piece play comedy pop songs.

Sun 20 May

£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 17:00

Best Of Wham!

Tribute to the 80s favourites with some George Michael solo hits as a bonus.

Sat 7 Jul

£25.50 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

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

£28.50 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

The Carpenters Story

  • Directed by: Phil Aldridge

Theatre show telling the tale of the brother/sister duo, featuring all the songs that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of music. Featuring timeless hits from the Carpenters repertoire including 'We’ve Only Just Begun', 'Superstar', 'Top of the World', 'Please Mr Postman' and many more.

Fri 26 Oct

£25.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Classic Rock USA

Three different artists perform the music of Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen.

Sun 27 May

£20 (£18.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

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.

Wed 23 May

£22 (£20.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Giovanni Pernice: Born To Win

The Strictly star is accompanied by Luba Mushtuk and a host of top class dancers.

Wed 25 Apr

£29 (£28) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Sat 2 Jun

£25 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Jackson Live

Michael Jackson tribute show featuring CJ.

Mon 17 Sep

£26.50 / 07584052746

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Thu 13 Dec

£28.50 / 01438 363200

Jesterlarf Comedy Club

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

Sat 26 May

£12.50 / 01438 363200

Subversive observations and surreal stories and anecdotes inspired by growing up in the East End of London from Jeff Innocent. Plus Sean Percival, Colin Chadwick and MC Clint Edwards.

  • 20:30

Jesterlarf Comedy Gala

Henning Wehn, the German Comedy Ambassador, is guest of honour at a show to mark the comedy club's 15th birthday. Tom Ward, Eddy Brimson and Rich Wilson are also in attendance.

Fri 27 Apr

£16 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

Joan Armatrading

The three-time Grammy Award-nominee and widely acclaimed singer and musician from Saint Kitts performs blues songs, old and new.

Sat 29 Sep

£33.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Sun 6 May

£23 (£21) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Lee Hurst: Mucking About

Stand-up comedy show from the veteran Londoner and former They Think Its All Over team captain.

Sun 23 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01438 363200

Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

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

Mon 21 May

£24.40 / 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 19 Sep

£25 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

One Woman Sex And The City

TJ Dawe directs Kerry Ipema in a parody tribute to all six seasons of the iconic TV programme. We're promised puns, cosmopolitans and audience participation as the major characters are brought hilariously to life. But remember, ladies - maybe he's 'just not that into you'.

Thu 24 May

£17 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Peppa Pigs Adventure

A live show with Peppa Pig, George and their friends as they take on a new adventure.

Sat 20 Oct

£16; £18 (Children £14; Children £16; £61 four people) / 01438 363200

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 21 Oct

£16; £18 (Children £14; Children £16; £61 four people) / 01438 363200

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Peppa Pig's Surprise

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis

Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …

Sat 20 Oct

£18 / 01438 363200

Sun 21 Oct

£18 / 01438 363200

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Tue 17 Jul

£26 (£24.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Roy G Hemmings Motown Hits Show

A celebration of timeless Motown and soul songs from the longest serving member of The Drifters.

Sat 26 May

£23 (£21.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Russell Watson

The world-famous tenor, originally from Salford in Lancashire, who has won four Brit Classical Awards and is still the only artist to top the UK and US classical charts at the same time, performs songs from his True Stories album interspersed with a selection of greatest hits.

Sun 29 Apr

£46 phone for availability / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

The Stylistics

One of the most accomplished soul bands to grace the R&B scene, The Stylistics bring with them the sweet, soulful memories of years past.

Mon 12 Nov

£37 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers, brace yourselves.

Thu 4 Oct

£25 / 01438 363200

Teletubbies Live!

Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Wed 30 May

£15 / 01438 363200

Thu 31 May

£15 / 01438 363200

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Fri 8 Jun

£26 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Sat 9 Jun

£26 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Voodoo Room

Tribute trio to Jimi Hendrix and Cream.

Fri 21 Sep

£20 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Wuthering Heights

Rachel Sinnetta recreates the magic of Kate Bush's work, backed by a five-piece live band.

Thu 26 Apr

£26 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

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