Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge Arts Theatre
Cambridge Arts Theatre
St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PJ
  • Telephone 01223 578933
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 Dec & Jan 1.
  • Box office times Mon–Sat noon–8pm; closed Sun.
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  • Website www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

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There are 23 events at this location

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Abigail's Party

Mike Leigh's comedy of manners, which is a satire on the tastes and aspirations of the new middle class that emerged in Britain in the 70s.

Mon 10 Apr

£18–£42 / 01223 578933

Tue 11 Apr

£18–£42 / 01223 578933

Wed 12 Apr

£18–£42 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 15 Apr

An Audience With Lucy Worsley: At Home With Jane Austen

In the bicentenary year of Jane Austen's death, join Dr Lucy Worsley as she delves into the life of the famous and much-loved author.

Cambridge Footlights

A night of hilarious comedy from some of Britain's most exciting comedians.

Sun 12 Mar

£13–£23 / 01223 578933

Sun 19 Mar

£13–£23 / 01223 578933

Death Of A Salesman

Arthur Miller's tragic play about a travelling salesman who is at the brink of unemployment. The 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play and is widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century.

Tue 2 May

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

Thu 4 May

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

…and 2 more dates until 6 May

Edward II

Christopher Marlowe's gripping drama about Edward II, who lives in the shadow of his father who conquered Wales and waged war to annex Scotland.

Wed 8 Feb

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

Thu 9 Feb

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

Fri 10 Feb

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

Sat 11 Feb

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

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English Touring Opera: Patience

Gilbert and Sullivan's light comic opera pokes fun at the aesthetic craze of the late 1800s and the eccentric affectations of figures like Oscar Wilde and his admirers.

Wed 26 Apr

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

Thu 27 Apr

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

English Touring Opera: Tosca

The company performs Puccini's impassioned opera about an escaped political prisoner, Cesare Angelotti, who hopes to evade the clutches of the chief of police, Baron Scarpia, with the help of his painter friend Cavaradossi.

Tue 21 Mar

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

Thu 23 Mar

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

Sat 25 Mar

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr

Escaped Alone

Caryl Churchill's acclaimed play about three old friends and a neighbour in their back gardens over summer.

Tue 14 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Wed 15 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Thu 16 Mar

…and 2 more dates until 18 Mar

Fantastic Mr Fox

A playful retelling of Roald Dahl's sly tale.

Tue 9 May

£25 (Children £18) / 01223 578933

Wed 10 May

£25 (Children £18) / 01223 578933

Thu 11 May

£25 (Children £18) / 01223 578933

…and 2 more dates until 13 May

Fracked! Or: Please Don't Use The F-Word

James Bolam and Anne Reid star in this razor-sharp black comedy by Alistair Beaton that takes a timely look at the conflicted core of planetary energy and earthly power.

Tue 23 May

Wed 24 May

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The Full Monty

Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy has adapted his feel great 1990s film about six washed-up Sheffield steel workers, who swap the dole queue for the stage. Gary Lucy, Joe Absolom, Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Chris Fountain and Kai Owen flex their pecs to great songs by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.

Tue 24 Jan

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

Wed 25 Jan

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

Thu 26 Jan

…and 2 more dates until 28 Jan

Gaslight

Thriller about a lady alone in her house trying not to let her imagination take over.

Mon 13 Feb

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

Tue 14 Feb

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

Wed 15 Feb

£18–£38 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 18 Feb

Henceforward

  • Directed by: Alan Ayckbourn
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn's comedy about an avant-garde composer struggling to complete his life's masterwork.

Wed 22 Feb

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Thu 23 Feb

Fri 24 Feb

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Sat 25 Feb

Invincible

  • Directed by: Christopher Harper
  • Written by: Torben Betts

Nothing is more English than a 'comedy of manners'. Torben Betts's painfully hilarious tale of what happens when North and South collide is very much in the tradition of Alan Ayckbourn or Mike Leigh. Expect a disastrous evening of olives, anchovies, Karl Marx and abstract art in Original Theatre's hugely entertaining…

Wed 1 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Thu 2 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Fri 3 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Sat 4 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Michael Portillo: Life – A Game of Two Galves

A talk with the politician, social commentator and TV documentary maker and controversial former MP for Kensington and Chelsea.

Sun 26 Feb

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My Country

  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Written by: Carol Ann Duffy

Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, collaborates with Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy on a provocative performance, which uses the exact words of interviews taken in the days after the EU referendum with people around the country.

Mon 12 Jun

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

Tue 13 Jun

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

Wed 14 Jun

£18–£28 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jun

My Country - A Work In Progress

  • Directed by: Rufus Norris
  • Written by: Carol Ann Duffy

Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre, collaborates with Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy on a provocative performance, which uses the exact words of interviews taken in the days after the EU referendum with people around the country. Starring Seema Bowri, Cavan Clarke, Adam Ewan and Laura Elphinstone.

Mon 12 Jun

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Tue 13 Jun

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Wed 14 Jun

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jun

Not Dead Enough

Olivier Award winning Ian Talbot directs Peter James's murder thriller that sees one man kill his wife and a detective face the mysterious disappearance of his own spouse. Starring Award-winning actor Bill Ward as DS Roy Grace and Laura Whitmore, one of the stars of 2016's Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1.

Mon 15 May

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

Tue 16 May

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

Wed 17 May

£23–£42 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 20 May

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Mon 17 Apr

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Tue 18 Apr

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Wed 19 Apr

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 22 Apr

Richard Alston Dance Company 2017

Works by Alston and his Associate Choreographer, Martin Lawrance, with a special preview of Chacony, inspired by the powerful Chaconne of Henry Purcell, dramatic and intense Tangent, exploring the vivid accents and attack of tango, and An Italian In Madrid inspired by the sonatas of Scarlatti.

Mon 20 Feb

Tue 21 Feb

Silver Lining

An English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston co-production Written by Sandi Toksvig On one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly ladies are trading stories of their remarkable lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are…

Tue 7 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Wed 8 Mar

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Thu 9 Mar

…and 2 more dates until 11 Mar

La Strada

Stage adaptation of Federico Fellini’s Academy Award-winning feature film about a young girl sold to the circus.

Mon 27 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01223 578933

Tue 28 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01223 578933

Wed 29 Mar

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01223 578933

…and 10 more dates until 8 Apr

The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare's tale of a delusional king, who causes damaging issues with his family and ultimately tears them apart.

Tue 31 Jan

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Wed 1 Feb

£18–£33 / 01223 578933

Thu 2 Feb

…and 2 more dates until 4 Feb

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