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Crescent Theatre

Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
+44 121 643 5858
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Great Little Theatre

So much more intimate than the other larger Birmingham theatres. Quaint, in a slightly shabby chic... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
wendyanddavid536
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Solihull, United Kingdom
Christmas Wassail

As usual it was a fantastic production even though the performers seemed less in numbers this year... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Helen B
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Birmingham, 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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  • Poor1%
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Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

So much more intimate than the other larger Birmingham theatres. Quaint, in a slightly shabby chic sort of way, the staff are really friendly and helpful - last year we had to return tickets at very short notice due to a death in the family;...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

As usual it was a fantastic production even though the performers seemed less in numbers this year. There’s one problem, the seats are so uncomfortable. You have no option but to sit with your knees at 90 degree angle so for me who is unable...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Tucked away behind Broad Street is this lovely little independent theatre. Saw a brilliant production of Hobson's Choice here on Saturday evening. Booking process was very easy online and the admin and postage charges were very reasonable, with the tickets arriving in just a few...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 5 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

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Reviewed 17 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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 16 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

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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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