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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About A Goth

A somewhat raucous, most definitely rude comedy about the inevitable trials and tribulations of being 17, a Goth, and gay in the 21st Century. Nick’s hilarious misadventures get him into all sorts of sticky situations. It is only when something unforeseen happens at the old people’s home where he (reluctantly) works…

Thu 27 Jul

Studio

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 0121 643 5858

And Then There Were None

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858 between 10am - 7pm Monday - Saturday. This amateur production of “And Then There Were None” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

Sat 3 Mar 2018

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

Sun 4 Mar 2018

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

Tue 6 Mar 2018

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

…and 4 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

Annie

In the depths of the 1930's Great Depression, Annie, a fiery young orphan girl lives in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is selected to spend a short time at the residence of the wealthy munitions industrialist, Oliver Warbucks. Annie…

Fri 21 Jul

£16 / 0121 643 5858

Sat 22 Jul

£16 / 0121 643 5858

The Beggar's Opera

A sophisticated take on the ever-popular folk opera by John Gay that was the smash hit of the day in 18th-century London. Gay’s original 1728 libretto plays with parody and satire, poking fun at the fashionable Handel operas of his day. Britten’s updated arrangement of 1948 breathed new harmonic and orchestral vigour…

Thu 15 Jun

Studio

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

Fri 16 Jun

Studio

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

Sat 17 Jun

Studio

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

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

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 - 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…

Mon 17 Jul

0121 643 5858

Doreen - The Rise of the Yam-Yam

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

Equus

Dr Martin Dysart, a psychiatrist, is confronted with Alan Strang, a boy who has blinded six horses in a violent fit of passion. This very passioin is as foreign to Dysart as the act itself. To the boy's parents it is a hideous mystery; Alan has always adored horses. To Dysart it is a psychological puzzle that leads both…

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Studio

£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

The Great Gatsby

Self-made millionaire Jay Gatsby’s destructive passion for Daisy Buchanan is played out against the background of Long Island society. Viewed through the eyes of outsider Nick Carraway, Gatsby’s life is the story of a generation – glitz and glamour turning sour and the high-life turning to ashes. Stephen Sharkey’s…

Sat 9 Sep

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

Sun 10 Sep

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

Tue 12 Sep

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

…and 4 more dates until 16 Sep

Guys & Dolls

The Aracadians bring the all American classic to The Crescent, featuring ever popular songs such as "Luck Be A Lady", "If I Were A Bell", and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' The Boat".

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

Hamlet

Article 19 Presents William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', in an exciting stripped back production performed by a talented student cast from the University of Birmingham. In the court of Denmark, a new King has ascended, his dead brother’s wife on his arm. While Courtiers welcome him, his nephew Hamlet is baffled. How could…

Thu 8 Jun

Studio

£7 (£5; Children £5) / 0121 643 5858

Fri 9 Jun

Studio

£7 (£5; Children £5) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 10 Jun

Studio

£7 (£5; Children £5) / 0121 643 5858

Heg & The Wolf Chorus

The band perform the album's enchanting story of a witch who was wrongfully burnt at the stake. The scorned woman casts a spell, ending the world as we know it and conjuring all the mythological creatures back to roam the Earth. Inspired by traditional Scottish folklore and written at the foothills of the Cuillin…

Mon 9 Oct

£8 / 0121 643 5858

Heroes

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858 between 10am - 7pm Monday - Saturday. This amateur production of “Heroes” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

Sat 12 May 2018

Studio

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

Sun 13 May 2018

Studio

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

Tue 15 May 2018

Studio

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

…and 4 more dates until 19 May 2018

Hobsons 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

In The Midst

In The Midst is a play based around the Burt family. Since the man of the house, Deacon Burt, passed away his daughters, Veronica and Vanessa, have both gone off the rails in different ways. The mother has held the family together for the last 16 years, having to raise 3 girls; the youngest being only 15.

Sat 29 Jul

£13 (Children £5–£10) / 0121 643 5858

The Jigantics at The Crescent

Having built up a deserved reputation over the last two years as one of the UK’s “must see” live acts, July 2016 heralded the arrival of The Jigantics sophomore release Seconds Out. "Seconds Out certainly disproves the theory that the best Americana and Roots albums are produced by our North American buddies, that much…

Mon 10 Jul

£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

£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

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

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Studio

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

…and 5 more dates until 3 Feb 2018

Let's Nacho

'Let’s Nacho' (meaning Let’s Dance) presented by Bollywood Dreams Dance Academy students performing dynamic choreography in stunning costumes. Our students range in age between 4 and 70 years have all been training with our West Midlands based academy. This lively, vibrant and colourful Bollywood dance show is suitable…

Sat 5 Aug

£11 (Children £7) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 6 Aug

£11 (Children £7) / 0121 643 5858

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…

Sat 2 Dec

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

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

…and 10 more dates until 16 Dec

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

Oliver! The Musical

Director - Tiffany Cawthorne Musical Director - Gary Spruce Assistant Musical Director - Sheila MacRory PA's - Jackie Blackwood, Carolyn Bourne Set & Lighting Design - James Booth Costume - Stewart Snape Sound - Kristan Webb Props - Andrew Cowie, Tania Connolly

Wed 31 May

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

Thu 1 Jun

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

Fri 2 Jun

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

Sat 3 Jun

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

Oliver! The Musical

The Crescent Theatre Company presents Dicken's classic tale alongside Lionel Bart's sensational score.

Tue 30 May

£15 (£14; sunday matinee £8) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 31 May

£15 (£14; sunday matinee £8) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 1 Jun

£15 (£14; sunday matinee £8) / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jun

Our Country's Good

To book School/Group tickets please telephone the Box Office on 0121 643 5858 between 10am - 7pm Monday - Saturday. This amateur production of “Our Country's Good” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD

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

The Pajama Game

Set in the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in Iowa, the new Superintendent, Sid Sorokin soon falls for the leader of the Union Grievance Committee, Catherine "Babe" Williams and despite her dismissal of all things love-related, it seems she’s falling right back. That is, until the factory workers are refused a 7½ cent raise…

Tue 6 Jun

£16 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 7 Jun

£16 / 0121 643 5858

Thu 8 Jun

£16 / 0121 643 5858

…and 2 more dates until 10 Jun

Psychic Medium Luke Danskin

TESTIMONIALS "I saw Luke last night 26th April in Sheffield what an exceptional talent, was spot on with names and dates, it was amazing to watch. I would highly recommend one of his live shows to anyone I will definitely go to see him again. Thanks for a terrific night!" Marie, Sheffield "Amazing show luke! Have to…

Thu 17 Aug

£18 / 0121 643 5858

Razzamataz Annual Showcase

This Razztastic performance will be full of current pop hits, and mini musicals, showcasing the performing arts talents of each and every one of our students aged 4-18 from both of our schools! Razzamataz can't wait to see you all there to share in the best young talent Sutton Coldfield has to offer! It's not to…

Sat 1 Jul

£7–£11 (Children £11) / 0121 643 5858

Sun 2 Jul

£7–£11 (Children £11) / 0121 643 5858

Saturday, Sunday, Monday

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 the many contentious issues that surface when the eleven-strong family and two neighbours meet over one weekend. To…

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

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

Time in Motion

The Time in Motion season encompasses an impressive array of short ballets that will take you on a compelling journey through time. Including Christopher Hampson’s abstract Carnival, Jonathan Payn and Samira Saidi’s classical ballets and Etta Murfitt’s characterful narrative work set to the brilliant Rodgers and…

Fri 25 Aug

£19 (Children £17) / 0121 643 5858

Sat 26 Aug

£19 (Children £17) / 0121 643 5858

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 Will

The Marquis has been bequeathed 600,000 francs providing he marries Hortense. If he doesn't, however, he loses 200,000. Frankly, nobody wants him to marry Hortense - not even Hortense – and the other characters work to persuade the Marquis that finding true love is worth the loss of 200,000 francs. As a man who holds…

Fri 4 Aug

Studio

£10 / 0121 643 5858

The Wiz

In this fun, funky, modern version of The Wizard of Oz Dorothy is blown by a tornado into Munchkinland, where she sets off on an adventure down the yellow brick road to the Emerald City to find her way home. Along the way she meets The Scarecrow, Tinman and Lion. In their quest to find the Wizard, they face Evillene, the…

Tue 18 Jul

£16 / 0121 643 5858

Wed 19 Jul

£16 / 0121 643 5858

Wolfie and The Showgirl

From the team that won Best Show at Birmingham Fest 2016 comes a new musical by Carolyn Scott - Jeffs and Peter John Dodsworth. Its 1928 and Annie - May Maudsley welcomes you to the No Name Speakeasy for a story of love, crime and killings. A jewel heist with an unexpected ending told through song. Starring Lizzie…

Fri 28 Jul

Studio

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 0121 643 5858

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