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

Apartment 27

'Apartment 27' tells a ghastly story about a group of young adults trapped within an apartment complex overseen by a sadistic madman, unaware of how they ended up in this abandoned looking living space it is a race against time as they work together to overcome several trials in order to keep their captor amused whilst…

Mon 20 Nov

£14 (£11) / 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

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 2018

0121 643 5858

Mon 25 Jun 2018

0121 643 5858

Doreen: Rise Of The Yam Yam

Actress Gill Jordan channels David Tristram's nightmare creation, the Black Country internet sensation who lives on state benefits and suffers from medically diagnosed Lazy Cow Syndrome. Now, in a unique mix of character comedy, satirical stand-up, music and video surprises, she sets out to challenge Darwin with her own…

Wed 22 Nov

£15 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 23 Nov

£15 / 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 2018

£19 (£17; Children £17) / 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

Studio

£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

Giovanni Pernice Born to Win

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017. Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professionals. The show is produced once more by Strictly Theatre Co and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing’s creative director Jason…

Sat 14 Apr 2018

£28.50–£48 (£26.75; Children £26.75) / 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…

Sat 18 Nov

£14–£15 / 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 18 Nov

Studio

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

Sun 19 Nov

Studio

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

Tue 21 Nov

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 25 Nov

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 2018

£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 2018

£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 2018

£22.75 (Children £20.25) / 0121 643 5858

The Jumprov Christmas Special

Jumprov are back once again this December with a Christmas themed 90 minute comedy sketch show completely made up on the spot and 100% improvised. Jumprov is the UK's first ethnically diverse improvisational theatre company founded by Sunny Dhap starring Jade Samuels, Jay Droch, Adaya Henry, David Jackson, Chantal…

Sat 2 Dec

Studio

£9.50 / 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

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 25 Apr 2018

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 26 Apr 2018

£15 (£13) / 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

Studio

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

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Studio

£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

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

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£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

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

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 2018

£12 (£10; Children £10) / 0121 643 5858

Snap Comedy

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

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 30 Nov

£12 ( £10.50) / 0121 643 5858

  • 19:30

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

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

Tue 1 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 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

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 2018

Studio

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

Sun 27 May 2018

Studio

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

Tue 29 May 2018

Studio

£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 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 2018

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

Fri 16 Feb 2018

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

Sat 17 Feb 2018

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

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

Women in Music Club Nite

Women in Music Club Nite is hosting an evening of female entertainment whilst raising awareness for the Blind. Join them in helping to make a difference as they offer a platform for women of the industry to showcase their talent whilst networking for a cause.

Mon 27 Nov

£10 (£6; Children £6) / 0121 643 5858

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