Gordon Craig Theatre
- Telephone 01438 363200
- Website www.gordon-craig.co.uk
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.
There are 46 events at this location
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Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.
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.
The Barron Knights
The long-running four-piece play comedy pop songs.
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.
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.
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
Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra
A night of swing, dance, and jazz from the ever popular Syd Lawrence Orchestra.
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.
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
Tue 7 Feb
Wed 8 Feb
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
The ELO Experience
This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.
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.
Fusion Dance Centre
Students from the Centre perform a mixed programme of dance for the 25th anniversary.
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.
Mon 20 Feb
£18.50 / 01438 363200
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Stand-up from Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III, Sean Percival, Pierre Hollins and MC Ryan McDonnell.
Sat 25 Feb
More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.
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.
Jimmy Carr: The Best of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour
Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.
Sat 30 Sep
£27.50 / 01438 363200
The Johnny Cash Roadshow
Cash tribute from singer-songwriter Clive John.
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.
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.
The Matt Monro Story
Tribute to Matt Monro's life and music performed by his son, Matt Monro Jnr.
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.
Thu 16 Mar
Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.
The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
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.
Patsy Cline: The Concert She Never Gave
Sandy Kelly performs a selection of the most famous songs of the American country star.
Perfect Step Dance Studio
Perfect Step Dance Studio students of all ages perform a mixed programme.
Sat 11 Mar
The seasonal pantomime features appearances by Tom Lister as Captain Hook and Twist & Pulse as Pirates Swash & Buckle.
Wed 18 Jan
Thu 19 Jan
Fri 20 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.
Sensational 60's Experience
The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.
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.
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
£21.50 (£19.50) / 01438 363200
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.
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
Tue 28 Mar
The Story Of Guitar Heroes
Tribute to guitar-playing legends.
Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.
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.
The tribute band pays homage to the legendary rock outfit.
Vampires Rock: The Ghost Train.
Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.
A Viennese Strauss Gala
The European Orchestral Ensemble recreates the glamour of the Viennese Festive season.
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.
We Are Younique
Dancers from the company perform a mixed programme of styles.