The Crescent Theatre

The Crescent Theatre
20 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8AE

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Blood Wedding

A chase ensues and the groom’s mother is torn between a desire for vengeance and the instinct to protect her son. Set in rural Andalucia in 1932, Federico García Lorca’s surrealist blood-soaked story of doomed love, emotional and physical isolation remains a poignant pastoral tragedy. Tanya Ronder’s new version is bold…

Wed 15 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 16 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 18 Mar

£7.50 (£2.50) / 0121 643 5858

Blue Stockings

The story of the struggles of a small group of women at Girton College in Cambridge, the first college in Britain to admit women.

Wed 15 Mar

Studio

£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 16 Mar

Studio

£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 17 Mar

Studio

£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 18 Mar

Careyography

The Carey Academy showcase their team and solo entries for this Year’s World Championships. The Academy have won 27 World Titles to date and many of those previous winners will be performing here along with new and up and coming talent in the school….World Champions of the future. Irish Dancing at it’s finest.

Sun 26 Mar

£15 (£10; Children £10) / 0121 643 5858

Committed to the Blues Brothers

Committed to the Blues Brothers Band takes the greatest songs from two cult films, The Commitments and The Blues Brothers, and puts them together to create two fantastic tribute shows in one memorable evening of foot tapping, sing along entertainment. The band is fronted by Richard Alcock and Ritchie Hicks who have been…

Sat 11 Nov

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

The Company Of Players

The Company Of Players perform a body of original material based on the works of William Shakespeare, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of his death. They are all folk/acoustic musicians: "Said The Maiden", Sam Kelly, Kelly Oliver, Lukas Drinkwater, Chris Cleverly, Kim Lowings, Minnie Birch and Daria Kulesh.

Mon 24 Apr

Studio

£10 (Children £8) / 0121 643 5858

Crescent Unplugged - Spring

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…

Crescent Unplugged - Summer

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…

Disco Inferno

DISCO INFERNO tells the story of an ambitious and talented hopefully, Jack Flash and his 'burning' desire to make it in the music business at any cost. Working late as a barman in a nightclub, The Disco Inferno, Jack meets Lady Marmalade - a femme fatale and right-hand lady to the Devil himself. Dreaming of becoming a…

Tue 2 May

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 3 May

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 4 May

£14–£15 / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 6 May

Doreen's Grand Night Out

With a unique mixture of satirical stand-up (and sit down), music and video surprises, local treasure and internet sensation Doreen assesses the state of the nation as only she can. And no doubt charabancs of local folk will assemble to hear her Black Country words of wisdom. It will be a very special night. In fact, it…

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

When Jekyll discovers a drug that can transform him, he becomes able to unleash the dark side of his nature onto the streets of Victorian London. But he soon discovers the price of his double life. This production explores the struggle between good and evil, the conscious and unconscious, family relationships, Victorian…

Ella - Celebrating 100 Years

As one of the greatest icons of Jazz, vocalist Ella Fitzgerald had a unique sound that embodies the sound of Jazz music. Her influence on jazz singing and her journey to become one of the most important jazz female singers is one of dedication to her craft and the art of music.

Folkin' Great '17

HEADLINE: STEVE KNIGHTLEY Folkin' Great '17” on 23rd April is the Crescent's second mini-festival of folk, acoustic and roots music. The line-up is headed by Steve Knightley, one of the very best English folk singers of his generation and a real crowd-pleaser. He is ably supported on two of our stages by a cast of…

Sun 23 Apr

The Girl From Mars

All the biggest anthems from Oasis, Blur, Pulp, and many more, wrapped up in a Sci Fi storyline about what happens when a dominatrix from Mars crashes her flying sauce behind a rural pub and finds her plans to save her species thwarted by a barmaid and a wannabe rock star. Crammed full of amazing B-Movie special effects…

Sat 22 Apr

Hancock's Half Hour One Man, Many Voices

Sunday Afternoon at Home The 13th of the Series The Missing Page James will be performing these episodes in the style of a radio performance in front of a live audience, bringing to life the classic days of radio comedy. The original recordings were performed by Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Hattie Jacques, Bill…

Fri 3 Mar

Studio

£13 (£11; Children £9–£10) / 0121 643 5858

Into The Woods

Schools & Groups Ticket Offer: Tuesday - Thursday £5 | Friday & Saturday £8 To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858, between 10am - 7pm, Monday - Saturday.

Sat 27 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 28 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 30 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jun

Just Like That!: The Tommy Cooper Show

Tribute to the legendary magician. Supported by the Tommy Cooper Estate and Vicky Cooper.

Sat 13 May

The Laramie Project

Play based on interviews, based on the 1998 hate crime murder of gay Wyoming student Matthew Shepard.

Sat 6 May

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 7 May

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 9 May

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

…and 10 more dates until 20 May

Magic And The Muse

An extraordinary night of contemporary music combining live instruments, sampling and soaring vocals with the wonder of the magic lantern; images created over a century ago that still continue to dazzle audiences with their power and vivacity.

Fri 28 Apr

Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off

Lochhead draws out the tension between the two queens, Scotland and England, Catholic and Protestant, women and men and political expediency and sexual attraction. In doing so she shines the spotlight on tensions that are with us still. All that, but funny and tragic too.

Wed 22 Mar

Fri 24 Mar

Sat 25 Mar

Metropolitan Opera: husalem

However in the 1920s he produced a number of groundbreaking and influential plays - Brecht was amongst his numerous admirers. Methusalem is an unjustly neglected masterpiece in which Goll blends Expressionism with Surrealism in a compelling fusion of realism and fantasy. In it he pioneered the use of film on stage and…

Fri 28 Apr

Studio

£7.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 0121 643 5858

No Petticoats Here

From the woman who dressed as a soldier on the Western Front to the women football players banned by the FA, the ambulance drivers running the gauntlet of enemy fire in Flanders and the so- called ‘surplus million’ single women. Inspirational women, working in a time of conflict, leaving a legacy.

Mon 3 Apr

£10 (£5–£8; Children £5) / 0121 643 5858

Not About Heroes

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858, between 10am - 7pm, Monday - Saturday. Using their actual letters, diaries and poems, Stephen MacDonald examines the brief but poignant relationship between the Great War poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen – from their first meeting in…

Sat 1 Apr

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 2 Apr

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 4 Apr

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 8 Apr

Le Nozze Di Figaro

TICKETS £16.00 | CONCESSIONS £13.00 Check Out The Website

Thu 9 Mar

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

Fri 10 Mar

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

Oliver! The Musical

Sara Abouhilal Abigail Adcock Jennie Barton Chris Connolly Amie Hall Simi Johal Jack Kirby Sophia Kloda Jonty O'Callaghan Kate O'Malley Kate Owen Luke Plimmer Toni Shukla Vicky Watt

Sat 27 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 28 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Mon 29 May

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jun

The Pajama Game

The show collected its most recent Tony award for 'Best Revival' more than half a decade after the three it won for its original run, including 'Best Musical' and the first award for Choreography by the legendary Bob Fosse. The story is supported by an energetic score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross (Damn Yankees)…

Tue 6 Jun

Wed 7 Jun

Thu 8 Jun

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

Paul Carroll's Music Hall Tavern

Music, dance and comedy.

Thu 6 Apr

£23 (£21; Children £21) / 0121 643 5858

Razzamataz Annual Showcase

We can't wait to see you all there to share in the best young talent Sutton Coldfield has to offer! It's not to late! - For your child to join the cast for this performance, call - 07505013160 or Email NOW!

Sat 1 Jul

£7–£11 (Children £11) / 0121 643 5858

Saturday, Sunday, Monday

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858, between 10am - 7pm, Monday - Saturday. Events centre on a traditional Sunday lunch – the ragu; its preparation and the aftermath. Peppino’s suspicion of his wife’s infidelity and her own smouldering grudge against her husband are just two of…

Sat 1 Jul

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 2 Jul

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Tue 4 Jul

Studio

£5.50–£10.50 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

…and 4 more dates until 8 Jul

Teechers

John Godber's fatalistic tragicomedy about a teacher who tries to make a difference.

Wed 19 Apr

Studio

£10 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 20 Apr

Studio

£10 / 0121 643 5858

Fri 21 Apr

Studio

£10 / 0121 643 5858

Sat 22 Apr

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

An inspiring take on a classic fairytale.

Thu 23 Mar

Fri 24 Mar

The Virgin Marias

Inspired by the true story of Delfina and Maria de Jesús González known as "Las Poquianchis", two sisters owners of a Mexican brothel, who killed prostitutes they recruited and became the world's most infamous sibling serial killers in history.

Sat 4 Mar

Studio

£11 (£9.50; Children £9.50) / 0121 643 5858

Witness For The Prosecution

Schools & Groups Ticket Offer: Tuesday - Thursday £5 | Friday & Saturday £8 To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858, between 10am - 7pm, Monday - Saturday. Cast List Leonard Vole - Mark Payne John Mayhew - Brian Wilson Sir Wilfred Robarts - Bill Barry Mr Myers…

Tue 28 Feb

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 1 Mar

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 2 Mar

£7.50–£14.30 (£13.30; Children £13.30) / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 4 Mar

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