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 26 events at this location
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Stevenage World Forum brings a multicultural performing arts event to the stage.
A mixed programme by dancers from local Stevenage-based dance schools.
Popular Irish crooner.
An Evening with Pam Ayres
A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.
- Directed by: Drew McOnie
RARE Productions staging of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's exuberant Broadway musical based on John Waters' wonderfully tacky 1988 film of the same name that chronicles the efforts of overweight but spunky teenager Tracy Turnblad to become Miss Hairspray 1962.
Sat 5 Nov
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Stand-up from Reverend Obadiah Steppenwolfe III, Sean Percival, Pierre Hollins and MC Ryan McDonnell.
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 2017
£27.50 / 01438 363200
Winner of series six of The X Factor (2009) and series two of Popstar to Operastar (2011), the young popster is probably best-known for singles 'The Climb' and 'Ambitions'.
Kevin Bloody Wilson
Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.
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 British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.
The seasonal pantomime features appearances by Tom Lister as Captain Hook and Twist & Pulse as Pirates Swash & Buckle.
Fri 25 Nov
Sat 26 Nov
Sun 27 Nov
The amateur choir from Bedfordshire performs traditional barbershop as well as contemporary songs from popular West End musicals and films.
Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker
- Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
- Written by: Tchaikovsky
Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.
Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake
- Written by: Russian State Ballet
Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.
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.
Shakespeare Schools Festival 2016
Local schools perform various different Shakespeare plays. See Shakespeare performed as has never been seen before.
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 2017
£21.50 (£19.50) / 01438 363200
Southside Wrestling: 6th Anniversary Show
Southside Wrestling return to Stevenage to celebrate their sixth Anniversary in style. They return with former WWE star Cody Rhodes aka Stardust. Former 5x WWE womens champion is coming out of retirement to wrestle in Stevenage as well as 2xTNA world champion EC3. Also joining us are Lucha Underground stars Joey Ryan and…
Stevenage 70th Anniversary Concert
Performances by massed choirs, Stevenage school children and local soloists as the finale of the town's celebrations.
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.
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.
We Are Younique
Dancers from the company perform a mixed programme of styles.