The next few weeks at The Crescent
Crescent Theatre Productions
When Ginny goes to the home of her much older lover to end their relationship and to retrieve some compromising letters, she is secretly followed by her current partner, Greg, who believes she is going to visit her parents! The outcome in this classic early Ayckbourn is a comedy of mistaken identity and failing relationships; hilarious but with a typically darker streak.
This sparkling adaptation of Dickens’ popular Christmas story relates Scrooge’s encounter with the spirits. The old miser comes to realise there is more to life than being mean and miserable and that a kind heart and a little generosity makes the world a happier place for everyone.
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.
Begin your Christmas celebrations in the best way possible way with the Crescent's ever-popular Wassail - a show with enough Christmas spirit to last all year!
Nick Dear’s 2011 adaptation of Mary Shelly’s classic novel is a thrilling, deeply disturbing gothic tale.
Cast out into a hostile world, meeting cruelty wherever he goes, Frankenstein’s creature – childlike in innocence, grotesque in form – learns the ways of humans: how to ruin, how to hate, how to debase and finally, how to lie. A moving exploration of scientific responsibility and of the very nature of good and evil.
Edmundson’s compelling drama deals with an episode in the early life of Mary Shelley. Exploring her meeting and elopement, aged 16, with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and the consequences for her dysfunctional family – particularly her father, radical philosopher William Goodwin. The play examines key issues of early 19th century society and provides a context for her writing of the remarkable 'Frankenstein'.
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.
A lively evening of acoustic music of all types and styles including folk, pop, jazz, rock 'n' roll, soul and even light classical.
Edwina Hayes Biography Edwina’s beautifully written songs, charming stage presence and voice of an angel have won her a reputation as a true natural talent of gentle folk-Americana.
Birmingham School of Acting
By Noël Coward
Directed by Chris Monks
Charles Condomine, a successful novelist, invites the eccentric medium Madame Arcati to his house to hold a séance in order to learn more about the occult for his next novel. Little does he know the havoc that this will unleash as she inadvertently summons the ghost of his dead first wife!
Coward’s comic genius at its best.
Birmingham School of Acting
By Simon Stephens
Directed by Chris Garner
A group of teens hang out in the sixth form library, discussing skittles, music and worrying about which University to go to. As they chat, tease and provoke each other, a recognisable stew of rivalries, desires and confusions appear which flare into aggression. A raw undercurrent of panic and hostility at the world is revealed. Edgy and acute, Punk Rock is a slow building story of violence in school told with compelling depth and tension.
Drama-Link Theatre Company
Drama-Link will perform C.S Lewis's magical story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, during the week before Christmas.
New Jerusalem Apostolic Church
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse, The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there...
A sexy comedy about love and money.
Welcome to the World Premiere of the Top Ten Bestseller - the perfect ‘Christmas’ treat from one of the nation’s most loved storytellers.
Uproarious and touching by turns, a sparkling collection of highlights from A Wayne in a Manger, with additions from The Virgin Mary’s Got Nits, this show will remind you all that even the most famous story doesn’t always end the way we expect....!
Fizzog are back with a brand new comedy sketch show, with all new material from our favourite characters... Mags and Barb, Wayne Kerr, The Kids, Mr & Mrs Cadabra and of course, the world famous Dancing Grannies. Forget the doom and gloom and join Fizzog for a night of hilarity and mayhem... lets keep the country loffin. Also featuring Black Country Comedian Jonny Cole.