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The next few weeks at The Crescent

Edwina HayesEdwina Hayes

Edwina Hayes

Singer, Songwriter, coffee-drinker, driver of heavily milaged cars!

3 Nov

King LearThe Crescent Theatre Company

King Lear

Foolish King divides his kingdom between his two false and flattering daughters and exiles his true and faithful child, only to end up, powerless, penniless and mad.

8 - 15 Nov

Unplugged Night - Autumn Season 14The Crescent Theatre Company

Unplugged Night - Autumn Season 14

The Crescent Unplugged is a fun evening featuring acoustic music of all types and styles including folk, pop, jazz, rock 'n' roll, soul and even light classical.

10 Nov

Oh What A Lovely WarThe Arcadians

Oh What A Lovely War

The Arcadians are proud to mark the centenary year of the outbreak of World War I with their production of Oh What a Lovely War.

18 - 22 Nov

The Judas KissThe Crescent Theatre Company

The Judas Kiss

The period before Oscar Wilde's trial and that just after his release, two years later, from Reading Gaol and his exile in Italy.

22 - 29 Nov

Chris Cleverley with very special guest Little SparrowCrescent Mondays

Chris Cleverley with very special guest Little Sparrow

You may have heard the name ‘Chris Cleverley’ whispered around the new Midlands Folk Scene and beyond.

1 Dec

Days of SignificanceBirmingham School of Acting

Days of Significance

3 - 6 Dec

The WitchesThe Crescent Theatre Company

The Witches

Witches really are a detestable breed.

6 - 20 Dec

A Christmas Wassail - Highbury HallThe Crescent Theatre Company

A Christmas Wassail - 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.

8 & 9 Dec


See more on the What's On page.

 The Crescent App   for mobile devices now available

You can now get Closer To The Performance than ever before with our fantastic new App - The Crescent In Your Pocket. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android devices - select the required button below.

Crescent App Apple

Crescent App Android

Don’t forget your copy of "The Brief History Of The Crescent" exclusively available from iBooks store HERE.


Crescent Perks

Crescent Perks card - more information>>

Crescent SceneCrescent Scene Summer 2014

If you would like a printable version of our coming season why not download our latest "Crescent Scene"?



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Youth Theatre

The Crescent runs a Youth Theatre for 11 - 19 year olds. Please visit the Youth Theatre Page for more information.

Meeting and Conference facilities

Last minute meeting and no room booked? Organising a conference but finding a lot of venues too big or too expensive? Contact us here at The Crescent for extremely competitive rates or go to Corporate Hire for further details.


Come and join us!

Did you know that The Crescent Theatre is run by its members?  Apart from a few paid staff, we are volunteers who have day jobs, are students, retired from paid work, or “resting”!  The one thing we have in common is a passion for theatre.  If you enjoy coming to The Crescent to see drama, shows, musicals, comedy, etc, then why not get more involved?  Your commitment could be from as little as once a month helping front of house to three or four times a week rehearsing a play or helping with one or other of the myriad aspects of putting on a production such as lighting, sound, set design, set construction, props and publicity.

To find out more, visit the Membership page.

Are you free during the day?

The Crescent also needs volunteers to help during the day. More and more companies are using the theatre for conferences and meetings so, if you have time on your hands and would like to help, go to the Membership page to find out more!


Donate OnlineThe Crescent Theatre is a registered charity and has signed up to The Big Give, which provides an intelligent way for proactive philanthropists to support charities and projects of interest, and for charities to engage withdonors new and old. Click on the button to view our profile and make a donation.

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