The Crescent Theatre

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

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Alive and Brel

The finest songs from the iconic master of the modern chanson, Jacques Brel, come to life when this trio of singers perform their cabaret revue, 'Alive and Brel'. Brel's songs, famed for their emotional power and ironic wit, have been recorded by international stars ranging from Frank Sinatra to David Bowie. After…

Sat 21 Jan

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£10 (£9) / 0121 643 5858

And There Was War

And There Was War is a Biblical narrative deeply entrenched in the concepts of the great controversy between good and evil. It highlights the reasons and the issues surrounding the division of loyalty that culminated in the fall of a third of the angels. Follow the intimate challenges of a pregnant Virgin Mary and an…

Sat 28 Jan

£15 (£12) / 0121 643 5858

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

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

Thu 16 Mar

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

Fri 17 Mar

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

Sat 18 Mar

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

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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

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£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…

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. Jazz vocalist Annette Gregory and her band…

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Folkin' Great '17

Two stages featuring top folk, roots and acoustic performers. Quality food, craft stalls, Morris dancers and much more. HEADLINE: STEVE KNIGHTLEY

Sun 23 Apr

Frankenstein

Frankenstein & Mary Shelley Combined Ticket Offer: Buy a ticket for both shows for a total of just £15! (excludes Sundays). See link below for details. Schools & Groups Ticket Offer: Tuesday - Thursday £5 | Friday & Saturday £8 To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858…

Sat 28 Jan

Studio

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

Tue 31 Jan

Studio

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

Thu 2 Feb

Studio

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

…and 5 more dates until 11 Feb

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

To celebrate over 60 years of Hancock’s Half Hour, written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, James Hurn – a talented actor and impressionist – will be performing three classic episodes of Hancock’s half hour, voicing the entire cast. These are Sunday afternoon at home The 13th of the series The missing page…

Fri 3 Mar

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£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

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The Jerseys: Oh What A Nite!

Join 'The Jerseys' as we celebrate the Timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Drifters, The Stylistics, Beach Boys and more - from Doo Wop and Soul, to Northern Soul and Motown… hit afer hit afer hit. Incredible falsettos, beautiful acapellas - the authenticity of the…

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

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

Sun 7 May

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

Tue 9 May

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£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

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Mary Shelley

Frankenstein & Mary Shelley Combined Ticket Offer: Buy a ticket for both shows for a total of just £15! (excludes Sundays). See link below for details. Schools & Groups Ticket Offer: Tuesday - Thursday £5 | Friday & Saturday £8 To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858…

Sun 29 Jan

Studio

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

Wed 1 Feb

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

Fri 3 Feb

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 11 Feb

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

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£7.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 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

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

Sun 2 Apr

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£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

Bringing vividly to life Dicken's timeless characters with it's ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more, Lionel Bart's sensational score includes: Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You've Got To Pick-A-Pocket Or Two, I'd Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah, As Long As He Needs Me and many more.

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

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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

TICKETS £24.50 | CONCESSIONS £22.50

Thu 6 Apr

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

Pierrot Lunaire

A rare performance of Schoenberg's seminal, disturbing and hugely influential music theatre masterpiece "Pierrot Lunaire", performed by students from the Birmingham Conservatiore and directed by Julian Jacobson, whose connection with the piece dates back to the 1970s. The performance will be complemented by students from…

Fri 20 Jan

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£10 (£8) / 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!

Romeo and Juliet

Join Ballet Theatre UK with their passionate and innovative recreation of the world's greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet. As the nation celebrates 400 years of William Shakespeare's legacy, Ballet Theatre UK create a new production to tell the tragic tale fo star-crossed lovers with astonishing grace and herat-breaking…

Thu 19 Jan

£16.50 (Children £12) / 0121 643 5858

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Romeo and Juliet

  • Directed by: Christopher Moore

Artistic director Christopher Moore's passionate and innovative recreation of the world's greatest love story. Presented by Ballet Theatre UK.

Thu 19 Jan

£17.50 (£13) / 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

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

Sun 2 Jul

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

Tue 4 Jul

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£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

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£10 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 20 Apr

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£10 / 0121 643 5858

Fri 21 Apr

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£10 / 0121 643 5858

Sat 22 Apr

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

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

Witness For The Prosecution

Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama. In this 1953 classic, Leonard Vole stands trial for the murder of his wealthy, elderly benefactress. His innocence seems clear - until his wife takes the stand. Typical Christie ingenuity ensures even further twists in a plot already laden with suspense.

Sat 25 Feb

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

Sun 26 Feb

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

Tue 28 Feb

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

…and 4 more dates until 4 Mar

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