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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And Finally … Phil Collins

The band pay tribute to the ex-Genesis man.

Fri 30 Jun

£19.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Are You Being Served?

Knebworth Players present an adaptation of the iconic BBC TV comedy. Written by the original authors David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd this rip-roaring comedy brings all your favourite characters to the stage.

Thu 22 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Fri 23 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Ballet Cymru: A Midsummer Night's Dream

A stunning version of Shakespeare's most magical play. This funny and heart-warming adaptation features vibrant classical choreography danced by some of the finest dancers around.

Mon 26 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Ballet Cymru: The Light Princess

A ballet featuring a specially commissioned score by Internationally acclaimed Welsh harpist and composer Catrin Finch. This unique production will combine circus elements with the highest quality classical ballet.

Tue 27 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Big Band Sound

A rousing evening of music from the area's youth brass bands and wind bands.

Wed 21 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:00

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 2018

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

Body Electric 2017: Bodywork Company

An annual showcase bringing together a pulsating mix of varied and exciting dance styles fusing contemporary, hip hop, classical ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre and more.

Fri 14 Jul

£21 (£18) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Sat 15 Jul

£21 (£18) / 01438 363200

  • 13:30
  • 18:00

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Brian Poole, Len 'Chip' Hawkes and Dave Munden reunite more than 50 years after recording their first song. Take a trip down memory lane as they preform classic hits including Twist And Shout, Do You Love Me, Silence Is Golden, (Call Me) Number One and Suddenly You Love Me.

Wed 5 Jul

£22 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Bring Me Sunshine

Students from Junior and Senior Drama Academies perform dance, drama and musical and chart topping numbers.

Sun 25 Jun

£13 / 01438 363200

  • 15:00

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

The Choir That Rocks

An uplifting and exhilarating performance by the contemporary choir. Over 100 local members led by Choir Leader Pippa Gearing will be performing a selection of fun, upbeat, feel-good songs from the Rock Choir repertoire.

Fri 16 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Dance Extravaganza

A performance of a mixed programme of dance by students.

Tue 20 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:00

Dance Show: Dance Ignite

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Thu 6 Jul

£8 (£6) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Dance Show: Helen O'Grady Drama Academy

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sat 8 Jul

£15 (£9) / 01438 363200

  • 11:30
  • 15:30
  • 19:30

Sun 9 Jul

£15 (£9) / 01438 363200

  • 11:30
  • 15:30
  • 19:30

Dance Show: Identity Dance

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sun 2 Jul

£11 (£9) / 01438 363200

  • 14:00
  • 16:00

Sat 22 Jul

£11 (£9) / 01438 363200

  • 14:00

Dance Show: LJ Dance

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sat 1 Jul

£15; £12 under 16s / 01438 363200

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Dance Show: Premiere School Of Dance

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sat 22 Jul

£15 (£13) / 01438 363200

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

Dance Show: Stage Right

Talented students perform in this exciting showcase.

Sun 16 Jul

£16 / 01438 363200

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Mon 9 Oct

£25 / 01438 363200

The Greatest Love Of All: The Whitney Houston Show

Belinda Davids performs classic R&B and pop covers in tribute to the late star.

Sun 17 Sep

£28.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Jesterlarf Comedy Club

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

Sat 27 May

£12.50 / 01438 363200

Top stand-up from Gavin Webster, Brian Higgins, Tom Lucy and MC Phil Dinsdale.

  • 19:30

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

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 Dance

A spectacular evening of dance and performing arts from the amazing talent of Stevenage and the surrounding area

Sun 18 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:00

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

Look Who's Got Talent

Stevenage Secondary Schools come together to present an evening of music, dance and theatre.

Mon 19 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

  • 19:00

Paul Zerdin: All Mouth

The ventriloquist, who won the 2015 series of America's Got Talent, performs with his three puppet characters, Sam, Albert and Baby, plus two new ones.

Tue 12 Sep

£18.50 / 01438 363200

Pi: Murder Mystery

  • Written by: Nick Scovell

Murder Etc. returns to Pi Bistro for an evening of murderous fun.

Fri 7 Jul

£35 inc meal / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Rapunzel

Gordon Craig Theatre Productions present a musical based on the Brothers Grimm classic fairy tale. Featuring brand new toe-tapping songs this UK premiere is ideal for the whole family.

Thu 27 Jul

£20 ( £65) / 01438 363200

  • 18:00

Fri 28 Jul

£20 ( £65) / 01438 363200

  • 14:30
  • 18:00

Sat 29 Jul

£20 ( £65) / 01438 363200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Sun 30 Jul

£20 ( £65) / 01438 363200

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Tue 4 Jul

£25 (£23.50) / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Thu 29 Jun

£28.50 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

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

Stevenage Choral Society & Stevenage Symphony Orchestra: Mozart Requiem

The Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra present Mozart's great mass in the version by Süssmayr.

Sat 17 Jun

£9 / 01438 363200

Strictly Murder

Brian Clemens's thriller stars Coronation Street's Brian Capron and Corrinne Wicks (Doctors, Emmerdale) as an English couple living an idyllic life in Provence in 1939. Their peace is shattered by an unfolding drama of secrets and lies, all in the shadow of the growing menace of Hitler's Third Reich. Directed by Samuel…

Mon 5 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Tue 6 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:45

Wed 7 Jun

£16–£21.50 / 01438 363200

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

T-Rextasy

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

Thu 15 Jun

£23 / 01438 363200

  • 20:00

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.

Thu 8 Jun

£25.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Fri 9 Jun

£25.50 / 01438 363200

  • 19:30

Tosca

Russian State Opera presents Tosca - Instantly gripping Italian Opera Music by G. Puccini. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles.

Mon 11 Sep

£29.50 / 01438 363200

  • 18:30

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

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Michael Rosen (book), Barb Jungr (music)

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought to the stage for ages 3+.

Tue 18 Jul

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 16:30

Wed 19 Jul

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 20 Jul

£12 / 01438 363200

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

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