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Crescent Theatre

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Address: Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
Phone Number: +44 121 643 5858
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The Crescent is one of Birmingham's oldest theatre companies, operating...

The Crescent is one of Birmingham's oldest theatre companies, operating from a purpose built theatre in the Brindleyplace development. We have a membership in excess of 250 actors, technicians, set designers, etc. and stage upwards of fifteen productions a year. Our theatre has a 300+ seat main house, 100+ seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms and spacious bar.

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A little gem of a theatre

We've been to the Crescent many times and it never disappoints. The standard of plays is nearly always exceptional. We sometimes go on a Sunday afternoon when ticket prices are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Heraldman
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Warwickshire
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Warwickshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been to the Crescent many times and it never disappoints. The standard of plays is nearly always exceptional. We sometimes go on a Sunday afternoon when ticket prices are exceptionally low, it's an absolute bargain. The actors and backstage team are to be congratulated for the work they do there.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the off-chance - very enjoyable production - acting excellent and sets great - was difficult to believe this wasn't a professional production. The intimacy of the studio theatre provided a great atmosphere for the play

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here this week to see "Relatively Speaking" by Alan Ayckbourn, great play and fantastic acting in the Studio theatre. Lovely bar, full of young kids in costumes, easy to book. Just turned up that afternoon and booked a ticket for that evening in cash. Will look out for futures events when in the area.

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Thank Kevin I
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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416 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Lovely theatre....we went to see Henry V.....we have seen it 5 times over the years....this was far the best.....very well done

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely theatre with a warm welcome from staff. Great auditorium with very good view from the raked seating. Very good front of house facilities and convenient being located in Brindley Place and a short walk from the city centre. Good parking available close by.

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Thank GoogieEngland
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Visited the venue on 01/10/2016 with family to watch a performance & have to say lovely little theatre, helpful staff, nice, clean & tidy. If you are planning to drive then get ready to get lost lol unless you know the area, had to use a taxi to avoid getting lost and looking for parking as its in a central... More 

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Thank naughtybylaw
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Went to see some shows at this theatre and there’s not a bad seat in the house, great location, good sound and a great night out – simple by true

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Thank Phil S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Travelled with friends to see one of our favourite plays Cooking with Elvis a 250 mile round trip to an unknown venue. What we got was a very professional front of house team and a production to be proud of in a very intimate studio theatre. Pity it is not closer to home.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great little theatre with friendly and helpful staff. Worth a visit to see some local talent put on a great show.

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West Bromwich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We went to watch the above show having visited many times previously,a lovely little theatre very enjoyable each visit,and not very costly overall a great night out.

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