The Old Rep Theatre

The Old Rep Theatre
Station Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4DY
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Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci

Midland Opera makes its first visit to The Old Rep,presenting a compelling production of this traditionally paired opera double-bill. Superb principals sing to a reduced orchestration. Sung in English, both operas are set in early 1900s New York, where love, vengeance and familial loyalty weave seamlessly through the…

Fri 28 Oct

Sat 29 Oct

The Colour Of Me

Wriggle Dance Theatre specialise in producing high quality, interactive performances for young children and their families. They invite you to join them on The Old Rep stage in a magical world of colour. Can you feel the excitement of the deep blue sea, the green peacefulness of nature, or bravely go where no child has…

Dance, Music, Musical Theatre & Acting Pathways Community Performances

The Performing Arts pathways at BOA are coming together fora unique community event showcasing their range of talents. This event will feature music, dance and acting in a collaborative event that will truly demonstrate what the Performing Arts at BOA do best – perform!


A showcase to celebrate Year 12 Dance students’ achievements over the year at BOA. A variety performance including jazz and contemporary styles and the opportunity to see a taster of students’ own inspired choreography.

Tue 18 Jul 2017

£9–£10 / 0121 245 4455

Wed 19 Jul 2017

£9–£10 / 0121 245 4455

From Rags To Riches

Join us for an evening of show-stopping entertainment brought to you by Year 12 students on Birmingham Ormiston Academy’s highly acclaimed Musical Theatre Pathway. This evening will be jam-packed with singing,dancing and acting excerpts from musical stage and screen.

Wed 28 Jun 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

Thu 29 Jun 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

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Gary Delaney: There's Something About Gary

The something about Gary is that he has a lot of opinions on jokes and is going to let you hear them (and hopefully some jokes) on his latest tour.

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

A satire of big business and all it holds sacred, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called ‘How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying’ to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such…

Thu 30 Mar 2017

Fri 31 Mar 2017

Josie Long: Something Better

Show And Tell present.. Josie Long: Something Better This is a show about optimism and hopefulness and about looking for people and things to look up to. It’s about wanting more from life than it might be up for giving out. It’s about struggling with realising what you are, who you are and what you can’t change…

Fri 17 Feb 2017

Justin Moorhouse: People And Feelings

The Northern charmer as seen on Live At The Apollo, The News Quiz, Fighting Talk and most notably Phoenix Nights, visits Birmingham as part of the annual Comedy Festival. This time he talks candidly about people that he knows, dissects their feelings and their responses to him.

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Thu 9 Mar 2017

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Literally Dramatic

A season of four plays connected to great works of literature form the basis of year 13 Acting pathways Final Major Productions. From a dystopian future to a Dickensian past, from a 1001 stories told to save a life to a life given to the obsessive pursuit of a white whale, this season will push the boundaries of what…

Tue 2 May 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

Wed 3 May 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

Thu 4 May 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

Fri 5 May 2017

£10–£12 / 0121 245 4455

Lucy Porter: Consequences

An new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from Lucy Porter.

Fri 27 Jan 2017

Matt Forde: It's My Political Party (and I'll Cry if I Want to)

  • 4 stars

Politics jokes (which, to be fair, seem pretty easy these days) from Forde, former adviser to New Labour.

Midland Opera 2016: Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci

Midland Opera makes its first visit to The Old Rep,presenting a compelling production of this traditionally paired opera double-bill. Superb principals sing to a reduced orchestration. Sung in English, both operas are set in early 1900s New York, where love, vengeance and familial loyalty weave seamlessly through the…

Motionhouse: Scattered

Scattered combines Motionhouse's highly physical trademark style with entrancing digital imagery in a breathtaking interaction between film and live performance. Seven dancers delve into the majesty and savagery of water, plunging into an ocean, tumbling down a waterfall and sliding on an avalanche to a frozen…

Tue 31 Jan 2017

£15–£18 / 0121 245 4455

Wed 1 Feb 2017

£15–£18 / 0121 245 4455

Thu 2 Feb 2017

£15–£18 / 0121 245 4455

Fri 3 Feb 2017

£15–£18 / 0121 245 4455

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New Work Nights: Happy Hour

Tmesis Theatre, one of the UK's leading physical theatre companies, headline 2017's first New Work Night *with * Happy Hour. The workers on Level 3 are racing against the clock to reach their quote of Smiley Faces, but are they really happy enough? This poignant and fast paced comedy explores the 21st century…

Wed 1 Mar 2017

Richard Herring: The Best

Richard Herring, King of the Edinburgh Fringe, Metro columnist and the UK's Podfather (RHLSTP, AIOTM) picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows and crams them into 90 minutes for your delectation. From his deconstruction of the genealogy of Christ to him proving that racists are less racist than liberals…

Thu 23 Feb 2017

Sara Pascoe: Animal

Sara Pascoe is an animal. After publishing a book exploring the evolution of the female body, Sara now considers further issues - will pornography lead to our extinction? Are humans naturally bad? How do we become better? Do we really have to die? and gulp, should she have a baby? As always Sara is honest and…

Sat 29 Apr 2017

Shakespeare Schools Festival 2016

We are delighted to welcome back ShakespeareSchools Festival, which enables over 1,000 school seach year to stage abridged Shakespeare productions in their local professional theatre. Each night four schools will perform different Shakespeare plays. Come and celebrate the achievements of local children and young people…

Mon 31 Oct

Tue 1 Nov

Wed 2 Nov

…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Shazia Mirza

This award-winning Birmingham-born comedian is fearless in tackling serious subjects. Her comedy is often rooted in personal anecdotes, and whether it's her home city, her marriage-obsessed mother or Jihadists, no one escapes her acerbic tongue unscathed.

Sat 10 Dec

£12–£14 / 0121 245 4455

Sleeping Beauty

Following the success of Sweet Charity earlier in 2016,Birmingham Youth Theatre returns to The Old Rep as the festive season starts early with Sleeping Beauty. This traditional, fun-filled family pantomime is packed with all the well-loved panto ingredients that have entertained audiences since Victorian times.Expect…

Thu 10 Nov

£11–£13.50 / 0121 245 4455

Fri 11 Nov

£11–£13.50 / 0121 245 4455

Sonia Sabri Company: Akaar

Birmingham-based artists are set to wow with their flair for performing outstanding music and dance. Akaar presents the amazing talents that Artistic Director Sonia Sabri and Music Director Sarvar Sabri have nurtured through their years of dedicated teaching and guidance. In addition, Akaar showcases guest artists from…

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Sat 3 Dec

The Wind In The Willows

Join The Old Rep on a magical journey along the riverbank as Kenneth Grahame's classic children's story is brought to life in a charming Christmas production for all the family!

Mon 21 Nov

£13.50–£25 / 0121 245 4455

…and 32 more dates until 31 Dec

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