The Crescent Theatre

The Crescent Theatre
The Crescent Theatre
20 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8AE
  • Telephone 0121 643 5858
  • Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–8pm; closed Sun.
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  • Website www.crescent-theatre.co.uk
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And Then There Were None

Adapted by Christie from one of her darkest novels, the play tells how ten strangers are tricked into visiting a remote island off the South coast of England. Each has a secret to hide; each is marked for murder. The weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, even by telephone. One by one, each is murdered…

Sat 3 Mar 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 6 Mar 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

A Black Country Night Out

Show regulars Dandy are one of the most sought after comedy acts. Husband and wife Alan and Glyn are always right on the button with their constantly refreshed routines. It is a great pleasure to welcome the band behind the Black Country Anthem,The Empty Can, who have performed all over the world but have their hearts…

Thu 5 Oct

£20 / 0121 643 5858

A Christmas Evening of Jazz

Start your Christmas Celebrations with Annette Gregory, backed by her band. Annette will bring you the wonderful music of jazz at Christmas, with the sound of some special Christmas classics. Featuring Jazz music from many well know swing tunes and beautiful ballads to bring back wonderful memories of Christmas.

Mon 4 Dec

£10 (£9) / 0121 643 5858

A Christmas Wassail

It's a performance with so much Christmas spirit, it will last you all year long! With mulled wine and mince pies. A festive feast of music, comedy and spoken word - all brought together to warm your spirits with the magic of Christmas. Join us for mince pies and mulled wine and be sure to get a ticket while you…

Sun 17 Dec

£19.30 / 0121 643 5858

Mon 18 Dec

£19.30 / 0121 643 5858

Tue 19 Dec

£19.30 / 0121 643 5858

Circle On The Road

Founded by Singer-Songwriter Dan Whitehouse in 2010, The Birmingham Songwriting Circle are a group of songwriters that meet weekly to share ideas, skills and experiences. 'Circle on The Road' is a celebration of the group's work, featuring songs from past and present members. Expect an eclectic mix of musical genres, an…

Mon 23 Oct

£4.50 (Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Committed To The Blues Brothers

Tribute to the blues soundtracks of The Blues Brothers and The Commitments.

Sat 11 Nov

£15 (£12; Children £12) / 0121 643 5858

Crescent Unplugged 2017/

Unplugged features performances by talented members of the Crescent Theatre Company along side guest performances from some of the best musicians, singers, and acts in the Midlands, all keen to showcase their talents to an appreciative audience. A cornucopia of acoustic instruments is always in evidence including guitars…

Mon 16 Oct

0121 643 5858

Mon 12 Mar 2018

0121 643 5858

Mon 25 Jun 2018

0121 643 5858

Doreen - The Rise of the Yam-Yam

SECOND PERFORMANCE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND! It’s been a big year for Doreen. Voted Midlands Entertainment Personality of the Year by What’s On readers, and then crowned Best Newcomer at the recent Great British Panto Awards in London, Doreen now returns to unveil her brandnew live show.

Wed 22 Nov

£15 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 23 Nov

£15 / 0121 643 5858

Equus

Seventeen year old Alan Strang, a passionate and obsessive horse-lover, has blinded six horses and is brought to psychiatrist Dr Martin Dysart for treatment. Through a series of interviews the play explores themes of passion, sex, religion and sanity to produce a taut, thrilling, psychological ‘detective’ story.

Sat 30 Jun 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 1 Jul 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jul 2018

Forbidden Nights

FORBIDDEN NIGHTS are skilled and professionally trained performers, hand-picked from around the UK with charisma, undeniable talent, sparkling personality and honed physiques in equal measure. They can sing, they can dance and they are VERY easy on the eye! Featuring a vocalist, aerial chain artist, acrobats and fire act…

Thu 21 Jun 2018

£20 / 0121 643 5858

Guys & Dolls

Guys & Dolls takes you back to New York of the 1930s – a world populated by eccentrics, gamblers, and nightclub singers. It’s a world where a high-rolling gambler tries to seduce a straight-laced Salvation Army girl for a bet, and where a faded showgirl tries to hook her fiancé of 14 years, who happens to be the…

Tue 14 Nov

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 15 Nov

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 16 Nov

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 18 Nov

Heg & The Wolf Chorus

Folk-pop quintet.

Mon 9 Oct

£8 / 0121 643 5858

Heroes

Stoppard’s superb translation of this highly amusing, deeply touching play sees three rather eccentric World War I veterans (and a stone dog) passing their days on a terrace of a French military hospital, run by nuns. As they while away their hours, engaging in verbal duels, malicious gossip, wishful thinking and sad…

Sat 12 May 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 13 May 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 15 May 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 19 May 2018

Hobson's Choice

Brighouse’s comedy is set in Salford, 1880, where bootmaker Henry Hobson, a pillar of local society, fond of his drink but miserly and tyrannical at home, runs a prosperous business. A widower, he steadfastly refuses to countenance the marriage of his three daughters – all of whom work unwaged in the family business. It…

Sat 11 Nov

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 12 Nov

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 14 Nov

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 10 more dates until 25 Nov

Infusion Emporium 7

Performers include legendary Elizabeth Strong (San Francisco), with her blend of Bay Area bellydance and Turkish Roman. Colleena Shakti (India) who has immersed herself in Odissi and Indian culture for more than a decade. Ashley Lopez (Portland) famed for her fusion of bellydance and contortion; and Tribal Fusion…

Fri 27 Oct

Studio

£20 / 0121 643 5858

IO Earth and The Orchestra of Sound & Emotion

Prog Magazine - On IO Earth's 2016 Performance at The Crescent: "On a night when half of Europe has it's eyes on the Eurovision campfest in Vienna, IO Earth show the Euro-pap kids how to really put on an event." This weekend will consist of TWO full concerts on Saturday, May 5th, packed with IO Earth's signature…

Sat 5 May 2018

£30 / 0121 643 5858

Kristina Rihanoff & Tristan MacManus

Strictly Come Dancing stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of complex dance routines.

Tue 17 Oct

£24.75–£43 (£23.75; Children £23.75) / 0121 643 5858

Legally Blonde

Musical version of the Reese Witherspoon film in which a ditzy woman discovers she actually is bright and brave enough to study law at Harvard.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

£17 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 25 Apr 2018

£17 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 26 Apr 2018

£17 / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 28 Apr 2018

Let The Right One In

Oskar is a lonely, bullied, teenage boy living with his mother on a housing estate at the edge of town, when a spate of sinister killings rocks the neighbourhood. Eli is a young girl who has just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves the flat by day. Sensing in each other a kindred spirit, the two…

Sat 27 Jan 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 28 Jan 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 30 Jan 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 3 Feb 2018

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

In Glyn Robbins’ dramatisation of C. S. Lewis’ much loved classic fantasy, four children, Lucy, Edmund, Peter and Susan, venture through the back of a wardrobe into the magical Land of Narnia. Here they encounter talking animals and mythical beasts and with the aid of Aslan the lion, battle the evil that is the White…

Sun 3 Dec

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 5 Dec

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 6 Dec

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 9 more dates until 16 Dec

Long Lost Home

Long Lost Home is mainly inspired by Ingushetia (Ghalghai Mokh), the lost home of Daria's Grandmother Fatima Akhrieva. A mountainous republic in the south of Russia, it is a land of immense beauty and harrowing tragedy, of fascinating culture and age-old traditions. But above all, Long Lost Home is an album for our times…

Mon 6 Nov

£10 / 0121 643 5858

Macbeth

Returning victoriously from battle, the King’s General, courageous and respected soldier, Macbeth, is persuaded by prophecy that he will become King of Scotland. Spurred on by his wife’s ambition for him, he embarks on a spiralling course of violence – ever more brutal and senseless – leading ultimately to civil unrest…

Sat 28 Oct

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 29 Oct

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 31 Oct

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 4 Nov

Nexus: Whispers

Six friends on an annual camping trip are telling ghost stories in the woods, all the while a malevolent entity stalks its prey. Nexus: Whispers, explores the familiar conventions of Terror in film live on stage. The first play of a trilogy introduces a claustrophobic stage play in which long buried regrets, fears and…

Tue 31 Oct

Studio

£14 (£9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Nothing

Lulu Raczka's play of monologues in which the performers start the show each night not knowing what monologue they'll be performing.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 11 Feb 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 17 Feb 2018

Ocean Film Festival

A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.

Sat 30 Sep

£12.50 (£10; Children £10) / 0121 643 5858

Our Country's Good

Timberlake Wertenbaker’s disturbing, yet profoundly humane, humorous and uplifting play, is set in Botany Bay, Australia, 1789. It deals with true events surrounding a young marine officer’s struggle to stage a play with a group of transported convicts - including a leading lady who may be about to be hanged! Is…

Wed 14 Mar 2018

Studio

£11.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Studio

£11.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Studio

£11.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 17 Mar 2018

Studio

£11.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Skylight

David Hare's play about middle-class relationships.

Sat 30 Sep

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 1 Oct

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 3 Oct

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 7 Oct

Snap Comedy

Bringing the best of UK and international comedy to Birmingham. With an array of stand up comedy from some of the hottest acts on the circuit, Snap Comedy will have you chomping at the bit to come back again.

Thu 21 Sep

Studio

£11 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

Snap Comedy

A night of stand-up featuring UK and international comedians.

Thu 21 Sep

£12 (Students £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 26 Oct

£12 (Students £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Thu 30 Nov

£12 (Students £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30 – 22:30
Studio

£11 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

Snap Comedy

Comedy, Improvisational.

Thu 21 Sep

£12 ( £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30

Thu 26 Oct

£12 ( £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Nov

£12 ( £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30

Snap Comedy - October

Bringing the best of UK and international comedy to Birmingham. With an array of stand up comedy from some of the hottest acts on the circuit, Snap Comedy will have you chomping at the bit to come back again.

Thu 26 Oct

Studio

£11 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

Stones In His Pockets

The story of how the life of a small Irish town is disturbed by the arrival of a Hollywood film crew.

Sat 31 Mar 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 7 Apr 2018

The Thrill Of Love

This dramatisation of the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, takes a fresh look at the woman behind the headlines.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

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£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 29 Apr 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 1 May 2018

Studio

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 5 May 2018

Titanic: The Musical

The sinking of the TITANIC in the early hours of April 15, 1912, remains the quintessential disaster of the twentieth century. A total of 1,517 souls — men, women and children — lost their lives. But the catastrophe had social ramifications that went far beyond that night’s events. The musical play TITANIC examines the…

Sat 26 May 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 27 May 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 29 May 2018

£6.50–£15.30 (£10.50–£14.30; Children £10.50–£14.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 2 Jun 2018

The Wicked Wizard of Fizzog

How do you combine the most classic story of all time with a multi award winning musical? Well look no further, Fizzog’s Froggatts and Cotterills characters are back again with the surprise of the year. Lizzie Cotterill has put pen to paper (as she is the only one that can write) to create her latest master piece. The…

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£15 / 0121 643 5858

The Wind in the Willows

Drama-Link stages Kenneth Grahame's classic children's book, which follows loyal Mole, faithful Ratty and reliable Badger as they struggle to control excitable Mr Toad.

Tue 19 Dec

Studio

£12 (£7.50; Children £7.50) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 20 Dec

Studio

£12 (£7.50; Children £7.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 21 Dec

Studio

£12 (£7.50; Children £7.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 22 Dec

Studio

£12 (£7.50; Children £7.50) / 0121 643 5858

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