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

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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Great Theatre and productions

Went to see some shows at this theatre and there’s not a bad seat in the house, great location, good sound and a great night out – simple by true

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2016
Phil S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Went to see some shows at this theatre and there’s not a bad seat in the house, great location, good sound and a great night out – simple by true

Thank Phil S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Travelled with friends to see one of our favourite plays Cooking with Elvis a 250 mile round trip to an unknown venue. What we got was a very professional front of house team and a production to be proud of in a very intimate studio theatre. Pity it is not closer to home.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Great little theatre with friendly and helpful staff. Worth a visit to see some local talent put on a great show.

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West Bromwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to watch the above show having visited many times previously,a lovely little theatre very enjoyable each visit,and not very costly overall a great night out.

Thank Jo L
Romsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited to see Jekyll and Hyde on a Sunday Matinee. Excellent production and lovely little theatre. Very intimate and friendly. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited the theatre for a live music show (progressive rock). Quite a large bar area with plenty of room. Clean toilets. The auditorium feels quite intimate with good acoustics. From what I saw there are no restrictive views. Would not hesitate to visit again.

Thank Geoffrey S
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We've been here several times both to the main theatre and the smaller downstairs theatre and always had a good show. Parking in the Q Parking is expensive although you can get a discount through the theatre - if the machine works! Otherwise if you don't mind a walk, there is plenty of cheaper parking nearby. Bar area does get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Attended the Christmas Wassail again this year....a triumph of just the right Christmas Spirit for me...not too phoney/or too romantic.The cast all appeared to be "Crescent Wassail "regulars and we recognized a lot of them from other productions we had seen there over the years. What happened to the collection for the homeless charity at the end of the performance... More 

1 Thank julie m
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I danced there on Sunday the 22 of November 2015 and we had to re start out dance as the technical staff had mixed up all the tracks! Terrible tech team but lovely stage, dressing rooms are ok but quite small, I performed with RSM stage academy check us out on Google!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Saw twelfth night, what a great show! Theatre facilities were also great, drinks weren't too expensive. No parking though, so this cost nearly £10 for 5 hours parking.

Thank Alex H

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