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

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

Sun 4 Mar

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

Tue 6 Mar

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

…and 4 more dates until 10 Mar

Ballet Central

Under the artistic direction of Christopher Marney, these young dancers on the cusp of their professional careers perform a mixed bill featuring works by world-renowned choreographers. Matthew Bourne of New Adventures honours Ballet Central with the Fairies Prologue from his gothic-reworking of Sleeping Beauty and they…

Fri 6 Apr

£16 (£13; Children £13) / 0121 643 5858

Ben McCarthy: Nevermind

All the way from Australia comes stand up comedian Ben McCarthy with his brand hew show Nevermind. Ben McCarthy's Nevermind is a fun stand up comedy show featuring everything from story telling about his current world tour to jokes about the every day life. This show has something for everyone. Join Ben for a Brand new…

Sat 23 Jun

Studio

£25 (£15; Children £15) / 0121 643 5858

The Bootleg Shadows

The Bootleg Shadows keep their 'live' sound alive with an entertainment show that encompasses the Shadows amazing career from 1960 up until the early 80s. Concert audiences are invited to relive fantastic hits such as Apache, Foot Tapper, Dance On, Man of Mystery, Atlantis, Wonderful Land, Kon Tiki, Don't Cry for Me…

Sun 3 Jun

£18 (£16.50; Children £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 16 Dec

£20.30 / 0121 643 5858

Mon 17 Dec

£20.30 / 0121 643 5858

Tue 18 Dec

£20.30 / 0121 643 5858

Club Cairo

The Arabian Fantasy Dance Theatre retell the story of THE SERPENT SLAYER… Two lone sisters are clinging on to existence in a war torn land. Their hometown is overrun by an oppressive regime. Suddenly they are transported to another dimension. Little did they know that great grandfather's rusty old sword that had hung…

Sat 19 May

£15 (£13; Children £13) / 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 12 Mar

0121 643 5858

Mon 25 Jun

0121 643 5858

Doreen - The Rise of the Yam-Yam

SHE'S BACK FOR A THIRD PERFORMANCE DUE TO EVEN MORE 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.

Mon 26 Mar

£15 / 0121 643 5858

Electra

Lust, vengeance and murder entwine as the opposing values of justice and expediency collide in this masterpiece Greek tragedy. Electra’s hatred for her mother and her all-consuming desire for revenge bring about destructive changes in her psyche leading to her degradation and ultimate dishonor on the very principle of…

Wed 14 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 15 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 16 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 17 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

The ELO Encounter

Roll over Beethoven, because the fantastic tribute to Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra is here! In an all live show featuring soaring strings, striking vocal harmonies and playing all the much loved songs from ELO's hit-filled library including Evil Woman, Telephone Line and Don’t Bring Me Down. The ELO Encounter…

Sat 16 Jun

£19 (£17; Children £17) / 0121 643 5858

Equus

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858 between 10am - 9:30pm Monday - Saturday. This amateur production of “Equus” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

Sat 30 Jun

Studio

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

Sun 1 Jul

Studio

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

Tue 3 Jul

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jul

Farmer Michael & Kathleen Live in Birmingham

Ireland's most infamous couple live on stage doing what they do best! With support from celebrity impressionist Shane Cunningham, Johnny Graham and Paul David Murphy!

Sun 25 Feb

Studio

£23 / 0121 643 5858

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

£20 / 0121 643 5858

Giovanni Pernice: Born To Die

The Strictly Come Dancing professional is joined by several world class dancers performs a range of glitzy ballroom routines accompanied by Luba Mushtuk and world class professional dancers. Directed and choreographed by Jason Gilkison.

Sat 14 Apr

£30 (£28) / 0121 643 5858

  • 20:00

Giovanni Pernice: Born to Win

Strictly Come Dancing professional Giovanni Pernice heads out on tour.

Sat 14 Apr

£28.50–£48 (£26.75; Children £26.75) / 0121 643 5858

Hancock & Co. - One Man, Many Voices

James is a master at recreating the accents and personas of such iconic 20th century British favourites as Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Hattie Jacques, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams. The new show is performed in the style of a radio performance in front of a live audience, bringing to life the classic days of radio…

Sun 8 Jul

Studio

£14 (£12; Children £12) / 0121 643 5858

Handsworth Gang Show

Tame Valley Scout District joins with Perry Barr Guide Division to bring to you another of their extremely popular, Gang Shows. With music and dance chosen from the twenties right up until the present day, the Gang Show showcases great singing and acting performed with energy and enthusiasm by the 100-strong cast. This…

Tue 20 Feb

£8–£11 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 21 Feb

£8–£11 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 22 Feb

£8–£11 / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 24 Feb

"Hello" LA VOIX

La Voix is the larger than life Star from Absolutely Fabulous The Movie, Britains’s Got Talent Semi Finalist. La Voix’s new show is a feast for the senses, and features her amazing Live Musicians, side splitting Comedy that is lightning fast and stomach punchingly funny, and incredible Live Singing and Vocal…

Thu 10 May

£18.50 / 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

Studio

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

Sun 13 May

Studio

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

Tue 15 May

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 19 May

The Hypnotist: Live & Outrageous!

*Not for the easily offended! Leading hypnotist Robert Temple will take you on a fast-paced, laugh-out-loud and hysterical ride to the centre of your imagination! This is YOUR chance to become the star of the show. Forget tired old pocket watches and people clucking like chickens – “The Hypnotist: Live & Outrageous…

Sun 29 Apr

£19 / 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

£30 / 0121 643 5858

The Jerseys: Oh What A Nite!

Incredible falsettos, beautiful acapellas; the authenticity of the sublime harmonies of the 60s and 70s with a huge repertoire including Sherry, Walk Like A Man, My Eyes Adored You, Grease, Rag Doll, Stay, Lets Hang On and other music from great artists of the time too including The Snake, Band of Gold, My Girl and…

Fri 2 Feb

£22.75 (Children £20.25) / 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

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 25 Apr

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 26 Apr

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 28 Apr

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

Studio

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

Sun 28 Jan

Studio

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

Tue 30 Jan

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 3 Feb

Live at Hot Water Special

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER HOT WATER COMEDY CLUB IS COMING TO BIRMINGHAM!!! This Show will feature some of the acts that have had the most views from the regular live recorded shows. This show features acts that have had a combined 20 million+ views over the past 6 months. TICKETS WILL GO VERY FAST FOR THIS SHOW

Sat 1 Sep

£18 / 0121 643 5858

Nazanin's Story

Nazanin's Story, described as “political theatre at its best" tells the true and ongoing struggle Nazanin Ratcliffe and her family face after Nazanin and her baby daughter were taken in Tehran in 2016. Since that time Nazanin has faced horrors we can only imagine and is suffering thanks to the behaviour of not one…

Fri 2 Mar

Studio

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 0121 643 5858

Nosferatu

Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror is a 1922 German Expressionist horror film, directed by F. W. Murnau, starring Max Schreck as the vampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897). Various names and other details were changed from the novel…

Mon 11 Jun

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

Studio

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

Sun 11 Feb

Studio

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

Tue 13 Feb

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 17 Feb

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

Studio

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

Thu 15 Mar

Studio

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

Fri 16 Mar

Studio

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

Sat 17 Mar

Studio

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

Prayer Room

Part situation comedy, part allegory, Prayer Room moves from nervy humour to climactic violence. Set in the bland, non-denominational prayer room of a present-day British University, Jews, Christians and Muslim students all have specific days when they can use it. However, tension grows when the Jews demand more time…

Wed 21 Mar

Studio

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 22 Mar

Studio

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 23 Mar

Studio

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 24 Mar

Studio

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Raving

Briony and Keith are not finding parenthood easy. Their successful friends, Ross and Rosy, engineer a relaxing weekend away in Wales: intelligent adult company, good food and drink, complete rest – and absolutely no children. But making up the numbers are the unpredictable Charles and Serena. Add an uninvited anarchic…

Wed 21 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 22 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 23 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 24 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Robbie's Supersonic Rocket - The Musical!

This exhilarating, colourful and high-energy musical written by Hazel and Andy Hiles, is ideally suited for children between the ages of 3 to 11 years and is a fantastic and timeless touring show based on their newly published picture storybook. With a cast of four, the show explores the special relationship between an…

Sat 10 Feb

£12 (£10; Children £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

Studio

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

Sun 1 Apr

Studio

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

Tue 3 Apr

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 7 Apr

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

Studio

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

Sun 29 Apr

Studio

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

Tue 1 May

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 5 May

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

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

Sun 27 May

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

Tue 29 May

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

…and 4 more dates until 2 Jun

Urinetown - The Musical

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858 between 10am - 9:30pm Monday - Saturday. Urinetown was produced on Broadway in September 2001 by the Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals in association with TheaterDreams, Inc., and Lauren Mitchell This amateur production is presented by…

Sat 26 May

Studio

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

Sun 27 May

Studio

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

Tue 29 May

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 2 Jun

La Voix

Glamorous drag artist La Voix sings songs by Cher, Liza Minelli, Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland.

Thu 10 May

£18.50 / 0121 643 5858

The Way of The World

Widely regarded as one of the best Restoration comedies, The Way of The World focuses on money, sex and fashionable society. Young lovers Mirabell and Millamant glitter at the centre of this hilarious satire of infidelity and deception where relationships are contracts and spouses are property.

Thu 15 Feb

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 16 Feb

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 17 Feb

£7.50 (£2.50; Children £2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Yugpurush

A drama about a one of Gandhi's friendships.

Sat 27 Jan

£10.50–£21.25 / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30

Yugpurush - Mahatama's Mahatma

Supported by High Commission of India in UK, the award-winning 'Yugpurush - The Play' is set to soon make its return to Birmingham in English! 'Yugpurush - Mahatma's Mahatma' is a world renowned play portraying the special relationship between Gandhiji and his spiritual mentor Shrimad Rajchandraji, depicting the making of…

Sat 27 Jan

£10–£20 / 0121 643 5858

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