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New Wolsey Theatre

Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS, England
01473 295 900
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Ranked #1 of 78 Attractions in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than... more » Owner description: The New Wolsey Theatre official Trip Advisor page. A 400 seat venue in the heart of the county town of Suffolk. Come and visit us soon!We're more than happy for you to use this page to feedback about productions you've seen here but please also take the time to let us know about your overall experience. We can only improve with your honest and balanced opinions. « less
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sesame street
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Went to the closing night of this show. Lovely venue, great prices, cant believe it wasn't sold out.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This is a great, friendly and welcoming theatre, it may be small, but it puts on some fantastic shows. Wherever you sit you get a great view. I would definitely recommend you give it a go

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went last night to see this show. It was absolutely amazing. Nice story line, and the singers were really good, harmonies fantastic. Songs really good, would love to be able to download them! Well worth going to see. Don't matter were you sit, always good seats.

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ipswich
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

This theatre is small and intimate and wherever you sit, you have a good view.I saw "Classic Ghosts"last year and was offered a free upgrade to "middle for diddle seats",but wherever you sit the views are not particularly restricted compared to larger theatres, and this smaller venue adds to the atmosphere. The seats in the first two rows are excellent... More

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woodbridge uk
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23 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

ENjoyed Midsummer Songs although thought it took some time to get going in the first half. A few surprises along the way which was good. Couldn't always hear the words to the songs. Also, too much plot which seemed a bit over contrived in places. Very naturalistic in style which means that the songs etc were never directed to us,... More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed Midsummer songs. Thank you for your feedback, it's always good to hear peoples thoughts on new shows. Hannah (the daughter) has an amazing voice, she will go far! See you again soon. More

Colchester
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49 reviews 49 reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Have been this evening to see Midsummer Songs, a new musical production and tonight was only it's 3rd night. Have to say it was utterly superb and I'd strongly recommend gong to see it. I do like the New Wolsey very much because it's got comfortable, generous seating and no matter where you are you have a superb view. The... More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I'm pleased to hear that you had such a good time seeing Midsummer Songs, the music is firmly stuck in my head from the first time I heard the rehearsals. Thanks for your kind comments and continual support. See you again soon! More

Ipswich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

An excellent opening production Midsummer Songs for the Autumn season. Good story line supported by excellent music and songs, strong cast, and good audience response.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It's great to hear that you were here to kick of the Autumn season with us, and that you thoroughly enjoyed Midsummer Songs. There is a wealth of shows coming up in the season, I hope we seen you again soon! More

Loughborough
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Small, intimate theatre, nice coffee, just a pity about the shows or lack of them. The shows that are on are good, don't get me wrong, there are just so few.. I come to Ipswich once a month and nine times out ten there is nothing on and the theatre is closed. This I don't understand as I live in... More

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry we never seem to have anything on when you're here. The theatre is fully booked all year round and we close for one month in August for technical maintenance work. Because we're a producing theatre there might be a few days leading up to the opening of... More

Ipswich, Suffolk.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Well worth a visit. The Wolsey has a variety of shows on to suit all tastes. The auditorium is very well designed you get a good view of the stage wherever you sit. Prices are reasonable too.

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so pleased you've recognised the variety of our programme. We definitely want to make sure there's something for everyone at least once a season. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The coffee and tea are reasonably priced and served promptly. Also a card is available to collect stamps towards a free hot drink. Nice place to have a quick pick me up!

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NewWolsey, Manager at New Wolsey Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, I'm glad to hear that you've been enjoying our Cafe and making use of the cards too. Thanks again, see you again soon! More

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