Upcoming Productions

The next few weeks at The Crescent

Crescent Theatre Productions

16 Oct - 25 Jun

Crescent Unplugged 2017/2018

A lively evening of acoustic music of all types and styles including folk, pop, jazz, rock 'n' roll, soul and even light classical.

Hobson's Choice11 - 25 Nov

Hobson's 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 is the determined Maggie, the eldest and ostensibly the ‘least marriageable’, who ruthlessly takes matters into her own hands – with devastating consequences for her father.

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe3 - 16 Dec

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 Witch to save their own lives and release the kingdom from the grip of a hundred years of deep winter.

A Christmas Wassail 2017 @ Highbury Hall11 & 12 Dec

A Christmas Wassail 2017 @ Highbury Hall

Come together this December with The Crescent's Christmas collaboration - The Wassail in the splendour of Highbury Hall; an evening of festive fun, Christmas comedy and seasonal song.

A Christmas Wassail 201717 - 19 Dec

A Christmas Wassail 2017

Begin your Christmas celebrations in the best way possible with the Crescent's ever-popular Wassail - a show with enough Christmas spirit to last all year!

Let The Right One In27 Jan - 3 Feb

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 quickly become devoted friends. What Oskar doesn’t know however, is that Eli has been a teenager for a very long time...

Nothing10 - 17 Feb

Nothing

Nothing is a series of perceptive and at times outrageously funny, interwoven monologues. Dealing with topics such as customer service, crap television, cup cakes, sex, buses and stalking, Raczka comments on apathy, alienation and being young.

And Then There Were None3 - 10 Mar

And Then There Were None

Adapted by Christie from one of her darkest novels, the play tells how ten strangers are tricked into visiting a remote island off the South coast of England. Each has a secret to hide; each is marked for murder. The weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, even by telephone. One by one, each is murdered in a manner suggested by the lines of a sinister nursery rhyme.

Visiting Companies

Star Storm19 & 25 Nov

RSM Stage Academy

Star Storm

RSM Stage Academy return to the Crescent Theatre with their 2017 spectacular Showcase STAR STORM, which follows last year's highly successful showcase LIFE IS A SHOW.
Accompanying the cast of talented students are professional performers fresh from UK and European tours.

21 Nov

Reel Rock Tour 2017

Reel Rock Tour 2017

An extraordinary collection of adventure and climbing films from some of the world’s best adventure filmmakers.

Doreen - The Rise of the Yam-Yam22 & 23 Nov

Flying Ducks Ltd

Doreen - The Rise of the Yam-Yam

SECOND PERFORMANCE ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

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.

24 Nov

The Complete Public Speaking Service

Or8

LAMDA classes showcase

Women in Music Club Nite27 Nov

Women in Music

Women in Music Club Nite

Women in Music Club Nite is hosting an evening of female entertainment whilst raising awareness for the Blind. Join them in helping to make a difference as they offer a platform for women of the industry to showcase their talent whilst networking for a cause.

Snap Comedy - November 201730 Nov

Snap Comedy

Snap Comedy - November 2017

Bringing the best of UK and international comedy to Birmingham. With an array of stand up comedy from some of the hottest acts on the circuit, Snap Comedy will have you chomping at the bit to come back again.

The Jumprov Christmas Special2 Dec

Jumprov

The Jumprov Christmas Special

Jumprov are back once again this December with a Christmas themed 90 minute comedy sketch show completely made up on the spot and 100% improvised.
Jumprov is the UK's first ethnically diverse improvisational theatre company founded by Sunny Dhap starring Jade Samuels, Jay Droch, Adaya Henry, David Jackson, Chantal Erraoui, & Marius Turner.

A Christmas Evening of Jazz4 Dec

JazzAngelStar

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.


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