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The next few weeks at The Crescent

The Three Psychic Mediums - UK TourInto The Light Mediumship

The Three Psychic Mediums - UK Tour

An evening of spiritual contact from the spirit world through three highly professional mediums.

31 Jan

The Deep Blue SeaThe Crescent Theatre Company

The Deep Blue Sea

Hester left her husband for another man. Left the security of the well-respected judge, for wild, unpredictable, sexy Freddie – an ex-fighter pilot.

31 Jan - 7 Feb

Colin Fry – 6ixth Sense Anniversary TourTouchstone Media Ltd

Colin Fry – 6ixth Sense Anniversary Tour

Being one of the World’s most recognised Spiritualist Mediums and Healers, Colin’s TV series “ 6ixth Sense” has now been broadcast worldwide for numerous years making his public performances an International demand.

6 & 7 Feb

Crescent Unplugged - Winter 2015The Crescent Theatre Company

Crescent Unplugged - Winter 2015

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.

9 Feb

The Faith MachineBirmingham School of Acting

The Faith Machine

Travelling from America to Britain to a remote Greek island, this epic new play explores the relationship between faith and capitalism and asks fundamental questions about the true meaning of love.

11 - 14 Feb

The Speckled PeopleBirmingham School of Acting

The Speckled People

Based on Hugo Hamilton’s bestselling memoir, the play tells the story of a boy trapped in the language war between the Irish of his Nationalist father, the German of his immigrant mother and the English outside in the streets of 1950s Dublin.

11 - 14 Feb

Acoustic GigMr Apollo

Acoustic Gig

They have played together for over 25 years in some of the Midlands’ most innovative bands – from indie darlings Little Red Schoolhouse to the psychedelic folk-rock of Druidspear.

16 Feb

This Happy BreedBirmingham School of Acting

This Happy Breed

This Happy Breed is one of Noel Coward’s rare depictions of the suburban London Life from which he came. Set between WWI and WWII, the play follows the lives of the Gibbons family. With its mix of politics and melodrama, it is a quintessential British drama and a classic of mid-20th century writing.

18 - 21 Feb

The Sugar WifeBirmingham School of Acting

The Sugar Wife

Set amongst Dublin’s Quaker community in 1850, The Sugar Wife offers an engrossing examination of sexual politics and political morality. Hannah Tewkley is torn between her work with the city’s poor and her husband’s prospering business. A well-intentioned visit from an English philanthropist and a freed slave, both scarred by the horrors of America's Deep South, challenges the Tewkleys to maintain their lofty ideals.

18 - 21 Feb

Ava’s Wedding - An English TragedyBirmingham Conservatoire

Ava’s Wedding - An English Tragedy

Ava’s Wedding - An English Tragedy’ is a brand new opera telling an original story by Birmingham based team Michael Wolters (composer) and Alexandra Taylor (writer). With music that borrows from five centuries of Englishness and a libretto that pays homage to soap opera, this world première showcases the Vocal and Instrumental Departments at the prestigious Birmingham Conservatoire.

26 - 28 Feb

The TempestThe Crescent Theatre Company

The Tempest

When the usurped Duke of Milan and his daughter, Miranda, are cast out to sea to face certain death, the jealous instigator of this plot little reckons on the fate that awaits him.

28 Feb - 14 Mar

Finishing Touch Company

"...and this is my friend Mr Laurel

A biographical one-man play about the life of film comedian Stan Laurel. A Humorous and touching look at one of the great cinematic partnerships of the last century

1 Mar


See more on the What's On page.

 The Crescent App   for mobile devices now available

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Crescent Perks

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Crescent SceneCrescent Scene Autumn 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!


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