Crescent Youth Theatre Showcase 2016

After the success of DNA and Red Helicopter, our very own Crescent Youth Theatre are putting on a summer showcase! The talented bunch will be performing a variety of monologues, short scenes and music in our Crescent Theatre Main House on Sunday 5th June at 7pm. Come along to support the young talent of Birmingham! Read More …

Our Summer Season!

With the release of our new summer 2016 Scene magazine, here is a round up of our exciting Crescent productions on this summer: First up is a musical revue show, The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! This satire combines the music of 5 different musicals into one hilarious storyline. For any musical theatre lovers out Read More …

Calling all 10 to 13 year olds!

The Crescent Youth Theatre are running an exciting new project, for anyone interested in learning more about acting: CYT JUNIORS. The seven week project (starting on Saturday 23rd April) will include workshops at The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham, ending with a showcase performance on June 5th in the theatre’s Main House space in collaboration with the senior Crescent Youth Read More …

Former BBC Birmingham Boss Returns To Birmingham’s Arts Scene

Rod Natkiel, former Head of Network Production at BBC Birmingham, Chair of West Midlands Arts and inaugural Chair of Screen West Midlands, is returning to the Birmingham arts scene to direct Somerset Maugham’s masterpiece anti-war play ‘For Services Rendered’ at Birmingham’s Crescent Theatre. Situated in Brindleyplace, the play marks the start of Crescent 2015/16 Studio Read More …

An actor’s dream

It’s the dream of many an actor to take on one of the great classical roles, and then to take their performance on tour across the world from Paris to New York, Beijing to Sydney, being paid to explore new cultures and to practice their art in the best venues that those cities have to Read More …

New Season Graduate

The Crescent’s new season kicks off on 5th September with The Graduate, by by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb. Made famous initially by the film which kick-started Dustin Hoffman’s career, it later bcame a stage play, opening in April 2000 in the Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue and caused a theatrical sensation. Read More …