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Crescent Theatre

Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
+44 121 643 5858
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Bigger and better than anticipated

Our first visit, though we have used the nearby multi-story car park in Brindley Place many times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howarth S
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Ok

We went here for a touring film show. The entrance is small and the bar area wasn't open so there... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Chris D
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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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 good40%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit, though we have used the nearby multi-story car park in Brindley Place many times. Never realised the theatre was next door! And that it put on such good productions We watched a packed Macbeth on Friday night and it was the best...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went here for a touring film show. The entrance is small and the bar area wasn't open so there were a few people waiting inside the entrance which was getting crowded. We then got let through to go up to the bar area where...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Finally went here after many years of saying 'need to go and see something here' as I walked past the venue many times....great production of 'The Great Gatsby' ...theatre is intimate as you get up close to the cast and overall was a really great...More

3  Thank edoshaughnessy1
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fabulous venue. I watched an amateur production which was excellently performed thigh sadly few audience members. It's definitely worth visiting and supporting. Brilliantly located to the Hilton garden hotel and brindley place.

Thank ezbocozbo
Reviewed 28 July 2017

First time to see a play here,there are two rooms the main room and the studio,which is a lot smaller the play was good and a good price for the ticket, but it was very hot in there.The theatre is run by volunteers and they...More

Thank johnbrum
Reviewed 15 July 2017 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

Thank Neil S
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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

1  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
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