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Crescent Theatre

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Address: Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
Phone Number: 0121 643 5858
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: 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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Real Sweet

What a lovely theatre this is and what FABTASTIC plays and shows they have on. It is the home of several theatre groups inc. Birmingham Acting School.....O/H and I have seen over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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231 reviews 231 reviews
154 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What a lovely theatre this is and what FABTASTIC plays and shows they have on. It is the home of several theatre groups inc. Birmingham Acting School.....O/H and I have seen over 2,500 productions over 45 years and we have seen 6 that were acted at the zenith of acting....two of them have been at the Crescent. It really is... More 

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Ratley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

A lovely theatre with lots of character. The performance of The Witches was not what we expected but enjoyable all the same. Lots of friendly staff, comfortable seats and relaxing bar. Tucked away from other attractions in the city centre but well worth a visit.

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telford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

What can I say....a superb evening of Christmas entertainment.The standard of supetb musicianship by Crescent Players is enhanced by their ability to project the selection of songs/readings....ie they can also act.Beats going to a carol concert.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Went to see Lord of the flies on Sunday 14th Sept 2014. Well acted, directed and portrayed. Well done guys! Great little theatre in Birmingham and excellently priced. Seats have plenty of leg room with a great view of the stage from all seats. Ice cream again well priced. Bar comfortable and again well priced. What more can one ask... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This ames a great evening combined with a meal at Ju Ju's (arrive at 6pm, theatre 7pm onwards). Small 300+ seats with good bar. Selection of plays / operas and musical entertainment all at good price. We went to see the Magic Flute. In warm weather theatre can get quite warm but apart from that makes a good venue. Easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I went to see An Inspector Calls in the Main House and the whole experience was fantastic! The theatre is small so gives a very intimate feel and the sightlines are excellent! The prices for ice-creams are also very reasonable and programmes only cost £1! I DEFINITELY wouldn't hesitate to come back to this theatre again!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A fantastic performance by Bournville Musical Theatre such a funny show. They all put so much effort and energy into the show, fantastic dancing, singing and acting. I was standing and applauding at the end, They put on such a professional production, excellent sound, lights and a live orchestra, we had a fantastic evening - this theatre company is definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

we have seen around a dozen shows over the last year and they all have been brilliant the place has everything you expect , a good well stocked bar, clean toilets and both the main house and studio have great seats the staff are all friendly and well drilled give it a go , a lot cheaper than the hip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A lovely intimate venue. I went to see a midsummer's nights dream with my family and it was lovely. Every one was really friendly. Lots of stairs though!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Last night we went to an excellent guitar concert in the smaller theatre downstairs and had a very enjoyable evening. This is a very cosy theatre with friendly, helpful staff that shows a range of theatrical shows from the resident company as well as outside bookings. The bar upstairs is comfortable and the barman was very welcoming. Definitely worth going... More 

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