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Crescent Theatre

Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
+44 121 643 5858
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Good venue

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

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Louis O
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Jekyll and Hyde

We went to watch the above show having visited many times previously,a lovely little theatre very... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Jo L
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West Bromwich
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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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  • Very good41%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Sheepcote Street, Birmingham B16 8AE, England
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Louis O
Reviewed 17 February 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
Reviewed 7 February 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.

Thank SUPERBAGGIESBOY
Reviewed 31 January 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
Reviewed 28 January 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...More

1  Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed 22 December 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....More

1  Thank julie m
Reviewed 26 November 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...More

2  Thank meganr0seoakley
Reviewed 15 November 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
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Myself and my friend went to see Great Expectations yesterday and it was excellent. I must compliment the staff for being so helpful to my friend who is at the moment using sticks and very restricted with her mobility. The staff totally went out of...More

Thank Maria W
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This theatre is located in Brindley place around the corner from the car park entrance. It is a volunteer run theatre, with its own production group, but don't let that put you off. We went to see Great Expectations and it was superb. The actors...More

Thank 274ain274
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