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.

Event times

There are 46 events at this location

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Wed 1 Mar

£21 / 01438 363200

Annie Get Your Gun

Gordon Craig Theatre's Senior Drama Academy present their version of the Irving Berlin's musical about the life of Annie Oakley.

Fri 24 Mar

£13 (£11.50) / 01438 363200

The Barron Knights

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

Sun 26 Feb

£20.50 / 01438 363200

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

Thu 2 Mar

£23 (£21) / 01438 363200

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.

Fri 3 Mar

£24 / 01438 363200

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The Children's Trust Stars Of Tomorrow 2017

Action! Dance schools from Stevenage and surrounding areas will showcase their adaptations of pieces from popular musical films in support of The Children's Trust.

Chinese New Year Extravaganza

The show features an array of Chinese performing arts, including dance, magic, circus skills and puppets.

Sun 19 Feb

£21 (£19; £16.50) / 01438 363200

Fri 24 Feb

£21 (£19; £16.50) / 01438 363200

Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra

A night of swing, dance, and jazz from the ever popular Syd Lawrence Orchestra.

Thu 16 Feb

Dave Mason

The veteran rocker and his band take a trip down memory lane and get stuck in Traffic, covering tunes from the band's illustrious career. Also featuring songs from Mason's solo career.

Sat 25 Feb

£36 (£33.50) / 01438 363200

Dong Ding Murder Me On High!

Talking Scarlet presents a seasonal fourth instalment of the Pratt trilogy by Peter Gordon as the Inspector attempts to discover why the daughter of Sir Walton Gates has nearly been 'sleighed' to death.

Mon 6 Feb

£16–£21.50 (£14–£17) / 01438 363200

Tue 7 Feb

£16–£21.50 (£14–£17) / 01438 363200

Wed 8 Feb

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Ed Byrne

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Mon 9 Oct

£25 / 01438 363200

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Fri 27 Jan

£23 / 01438 363200

Sat 29 Apr

£23 / 01438 363200

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Sat 4 Mar

£20–£22 / 01438 363200

Fusion Dance Centre

Students from the Centre perform a mixed programme of dance for the 25th anniversary.

Sat 11 Feb

£13 / 01438 363200

Sun 12 Feb

£13 / 01438 363200

Jenny Eclair: How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane)

Jenny Eclair is younger than Madonna, but you won't catch her falling down any stairs at the Brit Awards. Her new show is about being middle aged and whether you're better off accepting it or fighting to the death.

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Jesterlarf Comedy Club

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

Sat 25 Feb

£12.50 / 01438 363200

The award-winning John Ryan headlines, supported by Rich Wilson and Julian Deane, plus master of ceremonies, TJ McDonald.

Sat 25 Mar

£12.50 / 01438 363200

Pete Dobbing is the MC introducing a line-up headed by Andy Robinson and featuring Mark Simmons and Rhodri Rhys.

Jim Davidson

  • 3 stars

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Wed 1 Feb

£24 / 01438 363200

Thu 2 Feb

£24 / 01438 363200

Jimeoin: Renonsense Man

Refining a lost art of the commonplace, Jimeoin is a comic with a delightful sense of the absurd and a uniquely low-key style.

Wed 22 Feb

Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.

Sat 4 Feb

£21 (£19) / 01438 363200

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Jurassic Adventures

Be transported to a prehistoric place in a show about dinosaurs and the people who study them featuring the birth of a baby Dinosaur and the T-Rex mother who wants her egg back.

Thu 23 Feb

£17 (Children £14 under 16s) / 01438 363200

The Little Mix Experience: Little Mix Tribute

The group perform the hits of UK girl band including DNA, Wings, Salute, Black Magic, Love Me Like You, Secret Love Song and more.

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Thu 26 Jan

The Matt Monro Story

Tribute to Matt Monro's life and music performed by his son, Matt Monro Jnr.

Wed 15 Mar

Menopause the Musical

Parody musical, featuring tunes from the 60s–80s, follows four women in a department store who appear to have nothing in common but a bra on sale. Naturally, come the end of the show, they realise they share more than they originally thought.

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Nathan Carter

Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.

Fri 10 Feb

£23.50–£26 / 01438 363200

Omid Djalili

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Sun 29 Jan

Pasha: Let's Dance The Night Away

A dance show with performances by the Strictly Come Dancing star, Pasha Kovalev, plus a full range of accompanying dancers and musicians.

Wed 22 Mar

Thu 23 Mar

Patsy Cline: The Concert She Never Gave

Sandy Kelly performs a selection of the most famous songs of the American country star.

Tue 21 Mar

Perfect Step Dance Studio

Perfect Step Dance Studio students of all ages perform a mixed programme.

Fri 10 Mar

£15 (£13) / 01438 363200

Sun 12 Mar

£15 (£13) / 01438 363200

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Peter Pan

The seasonal pantomime features appearances by Tom Lister as Captain Hook and Twist & Pulse as Pirates Swash & Buckle.

Wed 18 Jan

£16; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £16 (£16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £70) / 01438 363200

Thu 19 Jan

£16; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £16 (£16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £70) / 01438 363200

Fri 20 Jan

£16; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £18.50–£23.50; £16 (£16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £16.50–£21.50; £70) / 01438 363200

…and 2 more dates until 22 Jan

SDA: High School Musical

Gordon Craig Theatre's Senior Drama Academy present their version of the teen romance musical adapted from the Disney television film.

Sat 25 Mar

£13 (£11.50) / 01438 363200

Sensational 60's Experience

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Sat 11 Mar

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story Of The Dubliners

A cast of musicians and singers bring the music of this iconic group to life with classics including The Wild Rover, The Black Velvet Band, The Irish Rover, Molly Malone, Finnegan's Wake, McAlpines Fusileers, Raglan Road and more.

Tue 14 Mar

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Sun 5 Feb

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Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.

Fri 17 Mar

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01438 363200

The Sound Of Murder

The Talking Scarlet production of William Fairchild's cat-and-mouse drama about a writer of children's stories whose wife and her lover, plot to murder him before his secretary spills-the-beans.

Mon 27 Mar

£16–£21.50; £17.50 (£14–£19.50; £14–£19.50) / 01438 363200

Tue 28 Mar

£16–£21.50; £17.50 (£14–£19.50; £14–£19.50) / 01438 363200

Wed 29 Mar

£16–£21.50; £17.50 (£14–£19.50; £14–£19.50) / 01438 363200

The Story Of Guitar Heroes

Tribute to guitar-playing legends.

Thu 30 Mar

£19.50 / 01438 363200

T-Rextasy

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

Sun 5 Mar

£23 £22, adv £20 / 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 17 Feb

£25.50 / 01438 363200

Sat 18 Feb

£25.50 / 01438 363200

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Think Floyd

The tribute band pays homage to the legendary rock outfit.

Sat 25 Feb

£24 / 01438 363200

Vampires Rock: The Ghost Train.

Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.

Fri 3 Feb

£26 (£24.50) / 01438 363200

A Viennese Strauss Gala

The European Orchestral Ensemble recreates the glamour of the Viennese Festive season.

Tue 14 Feb

£19 (£17.50) / 01438 363200

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

We Are Younique

Dancers from the company perform a mixed programme of styles.

Sat 28 Jan

£16 / 01438 363200

What's Your Move - By Herts Dance Schools

A mixed programme performance by dance students from the local area.

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