Ranked #1 of 3 Performances in Colchester
The Mercury Theatre is a highly respected regional theatre staging a broad mix of classics and new writing as well as working...
The Mercury Theatre is a highly respected regional theatre staging a broad mix of classics and new writing as well as working extensively within the local community. It is a venue for the best touring theatre and entertainment as well as providing a platform for local performing arts groups and artists.The venue provides a relevant space for a diverse group of people, all of whom feel ownership over it and who engage with its spaces in a variety of ways, from attending performances to participating in outreach and education programmes. It is a centre for creativity and a space for creation. It is open and welcoming, working with a variety of voices and a diversity of communities, audiences, artists and staff.In 2012 a new leadership team took over the at the Mercury with Daniel Buckroyd (Artistic Director) and Theresa Veith (Executive Director) leading the theatre in an exciting new direction, most notably with the creation of the Made in Colchester branding of the Mercury's 'in house' work.