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Crescent Theatre

Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
+44 121 643 5858
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Great starting block for kids

Just visited the crescent on two consecutive weekends. A great little theatre that really supports... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil S
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Just outside Brindley Place

Tiny little theatre just outside Brindley Place in Birmingham with a wide range of shows. Nice bar... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
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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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  • Very good39%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited the crescent on two consecutive weekends. A great little theatre that really supports up and coming acts, youth theatre and seems to be a great starting block for kids, my son and niece had a fantastic experience performing there. Overall the theatre has...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny little theatre just outside Brindley Place in Birmingham with a wide range of shows. Nice bar area and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Came here in February with my girlfriend as we were looking for a cultural night out at shortish notice. I've driven past the theatre many times, so it was great to actually stop and go in. The performances are great value, so I was happy...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous small theatre close to where my daughter lives. Very helpful young lady on the desk and a fantastic production last night of "Mary queen of Scots got her head chopped off " great bar offering coffee and ice cream as well

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Although this is an amateur cast of actors my wife and I had a fantastic night when we went to watch at one hours notice "= Witness for the Prosecution" The theater is small which for us gave it a great atmosphere, almost like being...More

Thank ian t
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We have recently seen the production of Frankenstein in The Studio at the Crescent and what a great show it was. The Studio is downstairs and is intimate and you can really get involved in the performance. We have been here quite a few times...More

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My wife and I saw - A Wayne In A Manger - on Sat 14th Jan 2017 at the Crescent Theatre by Stage 2 youngsters 7-17yrs . Before the performance we had been told that the doors to the theatre would be open at 1.45pm...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Set on Brindley Place the entertainment and eateries heart of Birmingham is this little gem of a theatre. You may be forgiven for thinking this is going to be AM DRAM when you enter compared to its near neighbours The Rep, Symphony Hall and the...More

Thank brodiesmate
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to this hidden gem of a theatre. We took one of our teenage sons to see A Christmas Carol. Wonderful performance in an intimate setting. Stage set and effects were fantastic, cast brilliant and it didn't break the bank either. The theatre...More

Thank MaryTatlow
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Before our visit to Brum we thought we'd take in a show of some sort. Looking on line we were shocked at the fees charged over and above the ticket price. Then we found the Crescent where the price you see is the price you...More

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