New Wolsey Theatre
- Telephone 01473 295900
- Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–8pm
- Seasonal times From end of July to beginning of Sept reduced hours – see website
- Box office times Reduced hours from end of Jul to beginning of Sep.
- Website www.wolseytheatre.co.uk
The New Wolsey Theatre is a 400-seat theatre in the heart of Ipswich, Suffolk. We're a registered not-for-profit charity, which means every penny of our income goes straight back into our work in the community.
With a range of productions to suit every taste, young and old and every pocket…we're certain you'll find something great on our stage that you'll come to see soon.
Ticket prices are from just £8.50 for every performance. We've a range of discounts and concessions and, if you're under 26 you can grab any unsold seats on the day at a bargain £5. We also have special £10 nights where all or some of the seats are £10. And guess what … we don't charge booking fees - the price you see is the price you pay.
If you're nearby, come in and see us, our Cafe is open every day and you can soak up the atmosphere of a working theatre while having a freshly brewed coffee! We can't wait to welcome you here soon.
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The Best Of BE Festival
Travel across Europe in a night! Birmingham's genre-bending European arts festival takes to the road and shines a light on the continent's diverse and emerging talent in theatre, dance and performance art. Experience the highlights of the 2016 festival with three exceptional shows from Italy, Germany & Switzerland…
The Best Thing
Vamos Theatre present a bittersweet story of mistaken morals and broken hearts set in the 1960s.
Bring on the Bollywood
Phizzical present a play about a Bollywood actor and his freshly-eligible cousin.
Wed 17 May
Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra
A night of swing, dance, and jazz from the ever popular Syd Lawrence Orchestra.
Gecko: The Wedding
The physical theatre company combines movement, imagery and provocative narratives to create emotionally charged and spectacular performances inspired by the complexity of human nature. They share their struggle between love and anger, creation and destruction, community and isolation.
Thu 20 Apr
Presented by Joli Vyann, this energetic, thought-provoking performance explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives are 'in' or 'out' of balance?
The Magic Paintbrush
Set to an urban soundtrack, the ensemble's version of the book follows the young heroine as she leaps, splatters, swirls, boogies and paints her world into a brighter place and tries to vanquish the mighty shadow of greed.
The Magnificent Music Hall
A slice of music hall typical of 1890s.
Mike Vernon & The Mighty Combo
The influential and highly-successful record producer from Harrow brings his unique blues-rock style to a live performance alongside his backing band.
Mr Darcy Loses the Plot
Award-winning duo LipService celebrate the life of Jane Austen through a comic tale inspired by the world of women writers.
Wed 22 Feb
Our Man In Havana
Clive Francis's adaptation of Graham Greene's farce, produced by Creative Cow in association with Malvern Theatres and Buxton Opera House.
Wed 24 May
Robyn Bennett & Bang Bang
The American-turned-Parisian and her band perform jazz, rock, swing, soul and funk.
The Scarecrow's Wedding
An adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffer's newest book The Scarecrow's Wedding.
English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston present the world premiere of the new comedy by writer, actor, presenter and political activist Sandi Toksvig, telling the tale of five extraordinary yet forgotten women, who come together one treacherous night to recreate The Great Escape, senior citizen style. Starring…
Wed 15 Mar
Swansea City Opera: Lakmé
Swansea City Opera presents Delibes's opera about love during the Raj.
Waiting For God
Michael Aitkens' production based on the popular 1990s BBC sitcom of the same name, starring Roy Hudd and Nichola McAuliffe.
Wed 10 May
Where is Home?
A new twist on a 1000 year old fable, presenting music and dance from South Africa, mixed with urban culture from London and Los Angeles. Presented by State Of Emergency.
The Who's Tommy
Peter Townshend's epic rock musical based on The Who's 1969 concept album about the pinball-playing boy.
Sat 1 Apr
Wisdom Of A Fool
- Directed by: Kenny Clayton
- Written by: Jack Lane and Martyn Bell
In this emotional rollercoaster one-man play Jack takes you behind Norman Wisdom's well-known character to reveal a tough and lonely childhood. After joining the Army he discovers a passion for comedy and begins to perfect an act that would go on to shape his unique style. The world of post-war Music Hall and…