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February 2017

Gaslight

Monday February 13, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Saturday February 18, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £38.00

One of the greatest thrillers of all-time comes to Cambridge, starring the highly acclaimed stage and television actress Kara Tointon, Keith Allen and Rupert Young, a masterpiece of suspenseful playwriting that will have you on the edge of your seat. While Jack Manningham is on the town each evening, his wife Bella is home alone. She can’t explain the disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of the living room gaslight – is she losing…

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Richard Alston Dance Company

Monday February 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £33.00

Richard Alston Dance Company return to the Arts Theatre with a knock-out programme of superbly skilled choreography to music from all over the world. In his brand-new Tangent, Martin Lawrance explores the vivid accents and attack of Tango. Four couples, intertwined but shifting and subtly syncopating, glide through the Four Seasons of Buenos Aires by Tango master Piazzolla, played live by Jason Ridgway on piano. Alston’s Isthmus Remix and Holderlin Fragments explore contrasting pieces of music by Japanese composer Jo…

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Henceforward

Wednesday February 22, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Saturday February 25, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

Sometime, in the not-too-distant future, composer Jerome struggles vainly to complete his life’s masterwork about love. With the help of a deranged android childminder, Jerome hatches a cunning plan to retrieve his source of artistic inspiration, his beloved daughter Geain, from her mother, his hostile estranged ex-wife. But the best laid plans of men and mechanical women... Suitable for 12+ Tickets - £18.00, £23.00, £28.00 and £33.00. All ticket prices include a £3 per-ticket booking fee. Nightly performances at 7.45…

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March 2017

Invincible

Wednesday March 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Saturday March 4, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

With the recession biting hard, Emily and Oliver have decided to downsize and shift their middle-class London lifestyle into a small town in the north of England. One night they open their doors and invite their next door neighbours, Dawn and Alan, into their home. Over the course of a disastrous evening of olives, anchovies, Karl Marx and abstract art,  class and culture collide where the consequences are as tragic as they are hilarious! Age - 12 plus. Nightly performances…

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Silver Lining

Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Saturday March 11, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

On one dark and stormy night in the upper day room of the Silver Retirement Home, five elderly ladies are trading stories of their remarkable lives. With the storm floods rising and no rescue team in sight, the ladies are faced with the sudden realisation that in order to survive they are going to have to do what they have done for their entire lives – do it themselves! Silver Lining is a hilarious new comedy by writer, actor, presenter…

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Cambridge Footlights at the Arts Theatre

Sunday March 12, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Sunday March 19, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£13.00 – £23.00

Following the sell-out success of 2016, Cambridge Footlights are back by popular demand with two nights of hilarious new comedy! Cambridge Footlights are the world-famous comedy troupe who first aired the talents of some of the foremost British comedians and actors of this century. Founded in 1880, this university drama society boasts an impressive alumni including Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Trevor Nunn and Peter Shaffer. Join Footlights for two Sunday nights showcasing the finest sketches, songs and stand-up from some…

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La Strada

Tuesday March 28, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday April 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

La Strada ‘The Road’, a metaphor for life, is a deeply impassioned tale of love and loss, set against the backdrop of a country still reeling from the devastating effects of the Second World War. We journey into the heart of the Italian countryside where Gelsomina, full of the innocent spirit of youth, is bought by Zampanò, a travelling street performer, to join his cheap ‘strong man’ act. When the mismatched pair stumble across a ragtag circus and a daredevil…

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April 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong

Monday April 17, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday April 22, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! Don’t miss this brilliantly funny comedy that’s guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter! Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees on Thursday…

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May 2017

Death of a Salesman

Thursday May 4, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday May 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £38.00

After 36 years on the road, Willy Loman, a once successful travelling salesman, is on the brink of unemployment, can’t pay his bills and has long ago lost the respect of his wife Linda, his family and friends. When his drop out son Biff moves home again, Willy decides to give success one last shot. Can he prove to everyone he’s got what it takes? Widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, Death of…

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm - Saturday May 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £25.00

Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three greedy, smelly, horrid farmers hate the cunning Mr Fox. Mr Fox is smart, clever and rather fantastic, but he doesn’t realise how determined the farmers are to get revenge. Can he hatch a plan to save his family and friends? Can they outrun the diggers and outsmart the farmers? And can Rabbit shut up long enough not to give the game away? Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest. Suitable for…

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Not Dead Enough

Monday May 15, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday May 20, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £42.00

The thrilling work of multi-million No.1 best selling author Peter James returns to the stage with his latest critically acclaimed, smash hit show Not Dead Enough. Starring West End, award-winning actor Bill Ward (Emmerdale and Coronation Street) as DS Roy Grace, Laura Whitmore, one of the stars of 2016’s Strictly Come Dancing, and TV award-winning actor Stephen Billington (Hollyoaks and Coronation Street), Not Dead Enough has been getting rave reviews and thrilling packed houses across the country this 2017. On…

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June 2017

Sand in the Sandwiches starring Edward Fox

Tuesday June 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday June 10, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £34.00

Fresh from a sell out tour, Edward Fox returns to the stage with his acclaimed portrayal of John Betjeman, one of the best-loved poets of the twentieth century. Embracing his delight for nostalgia and delicious irreverence, Sand in the Sandwiches travels through Betjeman’s boyhood and adolescence, to life as Britain’s poet laureate, presenting a hugely entertaining insight into the world of this national treasure. Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees at 2.30 pm on Thursday and Saturday. Tickets -…

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My Country

Thursday June 15, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday June 17, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

My Country in the words of people across the UK and Carol Ann Duffy. In the days following the Brexit vote, a team from the National Theatre spoke to people nation wide, aged 9 to 97, to hear their views on the country we call home. In a series of deeply personal interviews, they heard opinions that were honest, emotional, funny, and sometimes extreme. My Country puts their words centre stage. Britannia calls a meeting, to listen to her people.…

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The Gruffalo

Wednesday June 21, 2017 at 12:30 pm - Sunday June 25, 2017 at 9:30 am
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£15.50

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the party mad Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there? Songs, laughs and scary…

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The Mikado

Tuesday June 27, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday July 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £29.00

Sasha Regan returns with one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas, The Mikado. A 1950’s school camping trip takes us to the far away land of Titipu, where all take full advantage of playfully poking fun at British Institutions. Gilbert and Sullivan’s inherent humour and timeless tunefulness make for, arguably, the most popular opera ever written. Tickets - £19.00, £24.00, £29.00 including a booking fee of £3.00. Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees at 2.30 pm on…

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July 2017

Emma

Tuesday July 4, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday July 8, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

Two hundred years after the much-loved author’s death, Jane Austen’s comic masterpiece, Emma, takes us on a joyful journey of warmth and wit, romantic schemes, and mistaken intentions. Young, bright and beautiful, Emma Woodhouse has the world at her feet, or at least the small part of Surrey in which she lives. When the dashing Mr Elton comes to town, she decides to perform the role of matchmaker to her new friend Harriet Smith. But to Emma’s great surprise, the…

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August 2017

The Play That Goes Wrong

Monday August 7, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday August 12, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

The multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy returns for another hilarious week, back by phenomenal demand after a sell-out run! The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! Tickets - £18.00, £23.00, £28.00, £33.00. All ticket prices include a £3.00 booking feee. Nightly performances…

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September 2017

The Real Thing

Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday September 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £42.00

Laurence Fox of the famous Fox acting dynasty (Lewis, A Room with a View, Gosford Park) stars in Cambridge Arts Theatre's major new co-production of Tom Stoppard’s award-winning masterpiece, an intellectual and entertaining examination of infidelity and opens in Cambridge prior to a national tour. Henry is the smartest and sharpest playwright of his generation. His wife, Charlotte, an actress has been appearing in a play by Henry about a couple whose marriage is on the verge of collapse. Max,…

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Wait Until Dark

Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday September 23, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £24.00

Set amidst the social turbulence of 60’s London, the play follows the story of Susy, a blind woman, who left alone in her apartment becomes embroiled with a group of con-men hatching an elaborate scam. As the tension notches up, Susy is left to fend for herself but with the phone line cut dead and the house plunged into darkness, can Susy outwit the murderous visitors? Wait Until Dark, made into a film starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967, is often…

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The Kite Runner

Monday September 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday September 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £34.00

Based on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, The Kite Runner, is a haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. It’s a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither Hassan nor Amir can foresee…

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October 2017

Rules for Living

Tuesday October 3, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday October 7, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19. – £34.00

Everyone creates their own coping strategies or rules for living. But what happens when an extended family gathers for a traditional Christmas dinner, and each of them rigidly follows those rules? Christmas Day will never be the same again. As the drinks flow and the obligatory games intensify, family resentments rise and relationships are pulled apart with a bang – like oh so many Christmas crackers. Award-winning director Simon Godwin directs this new production of Sam Holcroft’s brilliant and darkly…

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Duet for One

Monday October 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm - Saturday October 14, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

Stephanie Abrahams (Belinda Lang), a brilliant concert violinist who seemingly has it all, is forced to re-evaluate her life when struck down by an unforeseen tragedy. Faced with a truth too difficult to comprehend she consults psychiatrist Dr Feldmann (Oliver Cotton) and through a series of highly charged encounters is led to examine her deepest emotions and finally to consider a future without music. Tom Kempinski’s dazzling play emerges as a gripping, witty and ultimately life-enhancing tribute to the human…

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The Best Man

Sunday October 15, 2017 at 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £45.00

How far would you go to be most powerful man in the world? Martin Shaw leads the cast in the timely UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s award-winning play about the race to the White House. Two opposing presidential party candidates are neck and neck in an unscrupulous battle for the nomination. The only thing that separates the ex-Secretary of State and his populist opponent is an endorsement from a respected ex-President. But where does compromise end and corruption begin? And…

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Awful Auntie

Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm - Sunday October 29, 2017 at 11:00 am
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £25.00

When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, Stella finds that only her Aunt Alberta can tell her what has happened. But not everything Aunt Alberta tells her turns out to be true and Stella quickly discovers she’s in for the fight of her life against her very own awful Auntie! This is David Walliams' amazing tale of frights, fights…

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November 2017

Driving Miss Daisy

Monday November 6, 2017 at 7:45 pm - Saturday November 11, 2017 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

When elderly widow Daisy Werthan crashes her car one day in 1948, her son hires her a chauffeur, an African-American named Hoke Colburn. Daisy and Hoke’s relationship gets off to a rocky start, but as times change across a 25-year backdrop of prejudice, inequality and civil unrest, a profound and life-altering friendship blossoms in this acclaimed comedy drama. Dame Siân Phillips has enjoyed a dazzling career including a multi award-winning performance in I, Claudius, the epic film Dune, a Tony…

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Around the World in 80 Days

Tuesday November 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm - Saturday November 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £30.00

The mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. Join Fogg and his loyal valet, Passepartout, as they voyage from the misty alleys of Victorian London to the exotic subcontinent and the Wild West in a race against the clock. This thrilling adventure comedy sees a hugely talented cast of 8 play over 125 characters in this imaginative, high-spirited escapade including six trains, five boats, four fights, three…

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Jack and the Beanstalk

Thursday November 30, 2017 - Sunday January 7, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£17.00 – £39.00

Get ready for the climb of your life this Christmas, as Cambridge Arts Theatre presents this year's spectacular family pantomime: Jack and the Beanstalk. The Trott family are down on their luck and need to make money and fast! When Jack takes their beloved cow Daisy to market, all he gets for her are three measly beans. But these are no ordinary beans! Jack wakes to find an enormous beanstalk slap-bang in the middle of his mum's beloved vegetable patch.…

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January 2018

Sweeney Todd

Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm - Saturday January 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street sets out his stall in Cambridge Operatic Society’s (CaOS) exciting production of Sweeney Todd. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, Sweeney Todd is a tasty theatrical treat that has shocked, awed and thrilled audiences around the world. It tells the tale of Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. Todd’s…

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February 2018

Pressure

Thursday February 1, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Saturday February 10, 2018 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £42.00

Pressure, the acclaimed play by David Haig, is the remarkable real-life tale of two warring Allied meteorologists tasked with predicting the weather conditions for the D-Day landings. 72 hours prior to the D-Day landings, Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg, advises General Eisenhower on the weather conditions likely to prevail when 350,000 troops are to be sent across the Channel in Operation Overlord. With Stagg predicting severe storms and Irving P. Krick - Hollywood’s meteorological movie consultant - predicting beautiful…

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ART

Wednesday February 14, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Saturday February 24, 2018 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

ART is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever. Having opened in 1996, it took both the West End and Broadway by storm, won Olivier, Tony, Moliere and every other major theatre award, and has been packing in audiences worldwide for more than twenty years. When Serge spends an extortionate amount of money on an all white modernist painting, his close friends Marc and Yvan are baffled. But does their violent reactions to this provocative canvas mirror…

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Strangers on a Train

Monday February 26, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Saturday March 3, 2018 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

Christopher Harper (Coronation Street), John Middleton (Emmerdale), Jack Ashton (Call The Midwife) and Hannah Tointon (Mr Selfridge) lead the cast in a brand-new production of the spellbinding thriller. Strangers on a Train is based on the world renowned 1950 novel by Patricia Highsmith made universally famous by the classic Oscar-winning Alfred Hitchcock film. A fateful encounter takes place between two men in the dining carriage of a train crossing America. Guy is the successful businessman with a nagging jealousy; Charles…

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March 2018

This House

Tuesday March 13, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Saturday March 17, 2018 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

Roll back to 1974. The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of in-fighting and back-biting as Britain’s political parties battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes. In this hung parliament, the ruling party holds on by a thread. In an era of chaos, both hilarious and shocking, fist fights break out in the parliamentary bars, high-stake tricks and games are played, while sick or dying MPs are carried through the lobby to register their crucial…

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The Jungle Book

Tuesday March 20, 2018 at 7:45 pm - Saturday March 24, 2018 at 7:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£30.00

An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic, The Jungle Book, comes to life in this colourful new show. Loved as a wild and fun tale of family, belonging and identity, this production is packed with memorable characters, new songs and brilliant storytelling. Mowgli the man cub battles for survival in this heart-warming coming-of-age story about a child raised by wolves in the jungle. With the help of his animal friends, including Bagheera the panther, Baloo the bear and…

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April 2018

Quartet

Tuesday April 3, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday April 7, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Paul Nicholas (The Real Marigold Hotel, Just Good Friends, East Enders), Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Oh What A Lovely War), Sue Holderness (Only Fools and Horses, The Green Green Grass) and Jeff Rawle (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Drop The Dead Donkey), star in a brand-new production of the bittersweet comedy Quartet. Quartet is the charming tale of four ageing opera singers. Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a magnificent retirement home in Kent, where the rumour circling…

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Monday April 9, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday April 14, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

The Importance of Being Earnest by the master of comedy Oscar Wilde visits Cambridge Arts Theatre in this wonderfully witty, deliciously decadent, and classic revival from The Original Theatre Company. Jack wishes to marry Algernon's cousin, the beautiful Gwendolen, but first he must convince her mother, the fearsome Lady Bracknell, of the respectability of his parents and past. For Jack, however, this is not as easy as it sounds, having started life abandoned in a handbag at Victoria station. Starring…

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The Marriage of Figaro

Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm - Saturday April 21, 2018 at 6:30 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Mozart’s classic comedy The Marriage of Figaro is one of the world’s most beloved operas, equally acclaimed for its sublime music and huge sense of fun. During the course of one eventful day, Figaro and Susanna must overcome every obstacle put in their way by Count Almaviva and his cronies before they can finally be united as man and wife. Tickets from £25.00 to £45.00. For info go to https://www.cambridgeartstheatre.com/whats-on/eto-marriage-figaro

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Mary Stuart

Monday April 23, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday April 28, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It’s all in the execution. Schiller’s political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history’s most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Truly Madly Deeply, Private Lives) and Lia Williams (The Homecoming, The Crown) trade the play’s central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin. Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees at 2.30 on Thursday and Saturday. Tickets from…

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May 2018

Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday May 12, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £34.00

A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, this adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic gothic thriller stars Phil Daniels as both Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. In a secret experiment, the uptight and respectable Dr Henry Jekyll splits his personality into two, releasing the fiendish and murderous Edward Hyde. As Hyde brings about mayhem, terror and death in foggy London, can Jekyll find a way to suppress his monstrous alter-ego, before it takes him over for good? Age Guidance - 12+…

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Bird Song

Monday May 14, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday May 19, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £34.00

Marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks. In pre-war France, a young Englishman Stephen Wraysford embarks on a passionate and dangerous affair with the beautiful Isabelle Azaire, that turns their world upside down. As war breaks out over the idyll of his former life, Stephen must lead his men through the carnage of The Battle of the Somme and through the…

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Love from a Stranger

Tuesday May 22, 2018 at 6:45 pm - Saturday May 26, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

A whirlwind romance when a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, her newfound love is not all that he seems. Electric with suspense and with a shocking twist, this edge-of-your-seat, rarely seen thriller by the UK’s greatest crime writer, Agatha Christie, is rediscovered in a brand-new production. Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees on Thursday…

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Sunday May 27, 2018 - Saturday June 2, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

The multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy returns for yet another hilarious week, back by phenomenal demand after two sell-out runs in 2017! The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! If you haven’t yet experienced the side-splitting show that’s guaranteed to leave you…

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June 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Monday June 4, 2018 - Saturday June 9, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £34.00

The Lyric and Filter’s riotous reinterpretation of one of Shakespeare’s best loved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, comes to Cambridge after its critically acclaimed London and international festival runs. Featuring original live music, this classic tale of young lovers and warring fairies is given a unique and irreverent twist. Don’t miss one of the most exciting and inventive Shakespeare productions of recent years. Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with matinees at 2.30 pm on Thursday and Saturday. Tickets - £19.00…

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Great Expectations

Monday June 11, 2018 - Saturday June 16, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Dickens’ timeless classic in a powerful new stage adaptation, starring beloved award-winning actress, Nichola McAuliffe. Following a terrifying encounter with an escaped convict, young Pip is given an unexpected chance to better himself by visiting the reclusive and mysterious Miss Havisham. In the decaying grandeur of her house, Pip falls in love with Estella and helped by an anonymous benefactor, he moves to the bustling city to pursue his dream of winning Estella’s heart and of becoming part of the…

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Mischief Movie Night

Monday June 18, 2018 - Saturday June 23, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £25.00

Direct from a sold-out West End run and their return from six months on Broadway, Mischief Theatre, the award-winning company behind The Play That Goes Wrong, arrive at Cambridge Arts Theatre with Mischief Movie Night, the improvised movie live on stage! You suggest a genre, location and title and Mischief Theatre’s improvisers bring the show to life, complete with rewinds, fast forwards and a tailor-made live score. Starring the original cast of The Play That Goes Wrong on stage and…

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84 Charing Cross Road

Monday June 25, 2018 - Saturday June 30, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £39.00

Hollywood and Broadway legend, Stefanie Powers, returns to Cambridge to reprise her role as Helene Hanff as part of a major new UK tour of 84 Charing Cross Road, alongside Clive Francis as Frank Doel. Adapted from Helene Hanff’s best-selling book, 84 Charing Cross Road is a tender and heartwarming tale of transatlantic friendship. The bittersweet comedy is based on the extraordinary true story of the remarkable relationship that developed over 20 years between a vivacious New York writer and…

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July 2018

Iolanthe

Monday July 2, 2018 - Saturday July 7, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £29.00

Sasha Regan’s all-male, award-winning company return to Cambridge with their best received production. Sasha’s inimitable inventiveness combined with Gilbert and Sullivan’s inherent barminess make for an unmissable night out. Universally regarded as Arthur Sullivan’s most beautiful score, Iolanthe is a topsy-turvy love story between the most unlikely of couples… fairies and members of the House of Lords! Iolanthe became the fourth consecutive major success for Gilbert and Sullivan. It was the first work to premiere at the Savoy Theatre and…

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Sherlock Holmes – The Final Curtain

Sunday July 8, 2018 - Saturday July 14, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25. – £45.00

Starring Robert Powell and Liza Goddard. Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy target for his enemies. So when Mary Watson, wife of his former associate Dr…

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Six

Monday July 16, 2018 - Saturday July 21, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £28.00

From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tale, remixing five hundred years of her-storical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of sisterly sass-itude. Following last year’s sell out pop-concert musical, Six returns triumphantly to Cambridge accompanied by a six-strong female rock band prior to its West End transfer. Don’t miss your chance to see the hottest new musical of 2018! Suitable for 10+ Nightly performances at 7.45 pm with…

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August 2018

Three Shakespeare Plays at the Arts Theatre

Tuesday August 28, 2018 - Saturday September 1, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Shakespeare’s Globe returns to Cambridge Arts Theatre with three of the playwright’s most popular plays – The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night. How did a company tour in Shakespeare’s day? We know that when the theatres closed, a small group of actors, juggling a variety of roles in three or four plays from their extensive repertoire, would leave London and head off on tour. So, following in the tradition of the Globe’s resident playwright,…

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September 2018

The Case of the Frightened Lady

Monday September 3, 2018 - Saturday September 8, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£21.00 – £31.00

Building on the phenomenal decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter from the legendary “king of the detective thriller”, Edgar Wallace. When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Mark’s Priory, the grand ancestral home of the Lebanon family, he quickly discovers that nothing is quite as it seems. As Tanner moves closer to the heart of the mystery he uncovers…

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The Eye of the Storm

Sunday September 9, 2018 - Saturday September 15, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrives, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn’t there at all? The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, “the most exciting playwright of our time” (The Guardian), starring two of the greatest actors…

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The Full Monty

Sunday September 16, 2018 - Saturday September 22, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £42.00

The Full Monty is one of the most acclaimed British films ever, and The Full Monty stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions ever! This ‘chuffing brilliant’ (Daily Mail) production about six out-of-work, impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield with nothing to lose took the world by storm and has become one of Britain’s most successful shows. Featuring Gary Lucy who has made the part of Gaz his own, with an all-star cast of Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick,…

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Vulcan 7

Sunday September 30, 2018 - Saturday October 6, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

This hilarious new comedy about the life of an actor is written by and co-stars Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer. Gary and Hugh were students at RADA together. Now in their sixties, they meet in an Icelandic wasteland, on the set of a fantasy movie. Hugh has had a plodding career but has landed the role of Vulcan’s butler – a small but regular role – and he’s making his seventh film for the franchise. Gary is a one-time Hollywood…

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October 2018

Rain Man

Sunday October 7, 2018 - Saturday October 13, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£23.00 – £42.00

Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman and won Oscar’s for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor, Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company production of Rain Man. When self-centred salesman Charlie Babbitt discovers that his long-lost brother Raymond, an autistic savant with a genius for numbers, has inherited the family fortune, he sets out to get ‘his half’. Charlie ‘borrows’ Raymond from the institution where…

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Still Alice

Monday October 15, 2018 - Saturday October 20, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Alice Howland is stubborn, clever and driven – a professional at the top of her game. But, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 50, she is compelled to confront her new reality and draw on her resilience to remain independent for as long as possible. Alice strives to remain true to the woman she has always been, while relationships shift within her family, in her work and most importantly with herself. Uncompromising yet tender, this new adaptation of…

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Horrible Histories at the Cambridge Arts Theatre

Monday October 22, 2018 - Saturday October 27, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£19.00 – £25.00

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage! Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill the whole family. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips! Awful Egyptians - From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, discover the foul facts of…

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The Habit of Art

Monday October 29, 2018 - Saturday November 3, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Alan Bennett is one of our greatest and most celebrated playwrights, with a plethora of stage and screen blockbusters including The History Boys, The Madness of King George III and Talking Heads. He is applauded as a genius for his sharp character observations and treasured for the way he beautifully balances wit, wistfulness and compassion. In The Habit of Art, Bennett gives us a play about a meeting between the poet W.H. Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten. Exploring friendship,…

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November 2018

Shakespeare in Love

Monday November 5, 2018 - Saturday November 10, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block. The deadline for his new play – a comedy called Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter – is fast approaching; he’s struggling and in dire need of inspiration. Then he meets the beguiling Viola de Lesseps, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant. Viola is prepared to do anything – including risking the disapproval of Queen Elizabeth I – to fulfil her illicit dream of performing on the London stage and pursuing a passionate…

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The NIghtingales

Monday November 12, 2018 - Saturday November 17, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

One of the UK’s best-loved stars, Ruth Jones, makes her highly anticipated return to the stage in this witty, thought-provoking and bittersweet new play by William Gaminara. Under the watchful eye of Steven, their choirmaster, Connie, Ben, Diane and Bruno gather every week in the village hall to practise their accomplished a capella singing. They are a motley crew, but whatever their differences, whatever the problems they may have at home, all are happily bound together in their shared love of…

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Wise Children

Tuesday November 20, 2018 - Saturday November 24, 2018
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £39.00

It’s 23 April, Shakespeare’s birthday. In Brixton, Nora and Dora Chance - twin chorus girls born and bred south of the river – are celebrating their 75th birthday. Over the river in Chelsea, their father and greatest actor of his generation Melchior Hazard turns 100 on the same day. As does his twin brother Peregrine. If, in fact, he’s still alive. And if, in truth, Melchior is their real father after all. A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and…

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Panto at the Cambridge Arts Theatre – Aladdin

Thursday November 29, 2018 - Sunday January 6, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£16.00 – £35.00

Starring Wayne Sleep, Liza Goddard, Matt Crosby, Suzie Mathers, Andy Abraham, Holly Easterbrook and Max Fulham. The most thrilling pantomime adventure of them all returns to Cambridge this Christmas, as Aladdin flies into the Arts Theatre to make all your wishes come true! Aladdin and his family dream of a better life filled with riches and adventure, far away from the humdrum of their daily life in the backstreets of Peking. When a mysterious stranger offers untold riches in return…

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January 2019

My Fair Lady

Wednesday January 16, 2019 - Saturday January 19, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

‘By George, she’s got it!’ Fall in love all over again with England’s favourite flower girl in this fresh, memorable production of the classic musical My Fair Lady, by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Performed by award-winning musical theatre company Cambridge Operatic Society (CaOS), My Fair Lady follows the blossoming of feisty Cockney flower seller Eliza Doolittle into the polished, sophisticated woman she was meant to be – under the tutelage of demanding Professor Henry Higgins. Featuring much loved…

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Much Ado About Nothing

Wednesday January 23, 2019 - Saturday January 26, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £30.00

Sparks fly in the Sicilian sunshine, but romance won’t win easily in this feisty comedy. One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, Much Ado About Nothing marries witticism with sharp edge, introducing us to two of Shakespeare’s most loquacious lovers: Benedick and Beatrice. A vivid and compelling tale, this romantic comedy explores the nature of love, and asks whether romance alone can truly overcome the obstacles of family, society, honour and deception. Cambridge University’s Marlowe Society, one of the university’s most…

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Caroline’s Kitchen

Tuesday January 29, 2019 - Saturday February 2, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Caroline Mortimer is the nation’s favourite TV cook. In the glow of studio lights she has it all – a sparkling career, a big house, a (golf) loving husband, smart kids and the best kitchen money can buy. But when the camera turns off the truth comes out, and when an unexpected guest disrupts a night of celebration there is more to spill than the wine. Welcome to Caroline’s Kitchen… Starring Caroline Langrishe (Lovejoy, Judge John Deed), Aden Gillett (The…

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February 2019

The Worst Witch

Wednesday February 6, 2019 - Sunday February 10, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£17.00 – £25.00

Mildred Hubble was an ordinary girl who found herself in a school for witches. Jealous Ethel Hallow is always out to spoil Mildred’s fun. Miss Hardbroom is opposed to all fun in general. And just as Mildred sparks some inevitable mayhem certain to upset them both, an old enemy returns with a plan for revenge that could threaten not just the academy, but the whole world. Featuring Jill Murphy’s beloved characters, this new action-packed stage adaptation features original songs, music,…

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Rebus – Long Shadows

Monday February 11, 2019 - Saturday February 16, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Detective Inspector John Rebus is retired but the shadows of his former life still follow him through the streets of Edinburgh. Whisky helped but now he’s denying himself that pleasure. But when the daughter of a murder victim appears outside his flat, he’s back on the case and off the wagon. Ian Rankin’s Rebus novels have dominated the detective fiction market with the ensuing television series ensuring the detective’s legendary status. Now, alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro, Ian Rankin is…

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March 2019

A Song at Twilight

Monday March 4, 2019 - Saturday March 9, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

World famous author Sir Hugo Latymer is growing old, rude and haughty. In the private suite of a hotel where he lives, he is attended to by his long-suffering wife and former secretary, Hilde, and Felix, a handsome young waiter. Here he nervously awaits the arrival of an old flame, actress Carlotta Gray, with whom he enjoyed a two-year love affair more than forty years ago. What can she possibly want now? Revenge for his uncharitable characterisation of her in…

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Cambridge Footlights at the Arts Theatre

Sunday March 10, 2019 - Sunday March 17, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£13.00 – £23.00

Two performances on Sunday 10 & Sunday 17 March, 7.45 pm. Following the sell-out success of 2018, Cambridge Footlights are back by popular demand with two nights of hilarious new comedy! Cambridge Footlights are the world-famous comedy troupe who first aired the talents of some of the foremost British comedians and actors of this century. Founded in 1880, this university drama society boasts an impressive alumni including Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Trevor Nunn and Peter Shaffer. Join Footlights for two…

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Glengarry Glen Ross

Monday March 11, 2019 - Sunday March 17, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £40.00

First prize is a Cadillac El Dorado! Second - set of steak knives. Third prize is you’re fired!’ Lies. Greed. Corruption. It’s business as usual for TV and stage stars Mark Benton (Waterloo Road, As You Like It) and Nigel Harman (EastEnders, A Chorus of Disapproval) who are set to thrill as the deal-chasing cut throat Chicago salesmen in the first ever major UK tour of this highly acclaimed award-winning West End success. It’s high stakes competition as four desperate…

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The Mirror Crack’d

Tuesday March 19, 2019 - Saturday March 23, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom

Times are changing. Girls are wearing trousers and Hollywood has come to a sleepy English village in the shape of a beautiful film star. Miss Marple begins to question her place in the world until a mysterious death calls into question the past of all those present. Everyone’s version of events is different. Can Miss Marple unravel the tangle of lies? This thrilling new play, based on Agatha Christie’s novel and featuring Susie Blake (Coronation Street, Mrs Brown’s Boys) and…

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April 2019

English Touring Company – Macbeth

Monday April 1, 2019 - Friday April 5, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

English Touring Opera present a season of Kings and Queens in the battle for love, loyalty and power with each opera featuring a large chorus and live orchestra. The witches have a prophecy: Macbeth will be king. But royalty comes at a price. Follow Macbeth in a blood-soaked journey to the throne and watch a guilt-ridden Lady Macbeth descend into the depths of despair. Sung in English with English surtitles. Two performances on Tuesday & Friday, 7.30pm Tickets - £25.00/£35.00/£40.00/£45.00.…

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Rough Crossing

Sunday April 7, 2019 - Saturday April 13, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Bill Kenwright presents a brand new production of one of the most hilarious and brilliant plays by Tom Stoppard, the Tony and Academy award-winning writer of Arcadia, Travesties and the hugely acclaimed film Shakespeare in Love. Two famous but desperate playwrights are stuck on an ocean liner headed for New York, feverishly trying to rehearse their latest show before reaching land, and opening night. But they are constantly distracted by their delicate composer’s attempts to end it all, having overheard…

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Edmond De Bergerac

Monday April 15, 2019 - Saturday April 20, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Meet the man behind the nose!  Starring Freddie Fox and Josie Lawrence, the multi award-winning comedy Edmond de Bergerac, by French writer Alexis Michalik, took France by storm and now makes its English language premiere. December 1897, Paris. Playwright Edmond Rostand is approaching his thirtieth birthday with no new plays but a whole lot of worries. He has not written anything in two years and in desperation has promised a new play to the acting superstar, Constant Coquelin. A desperate…

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Richard III

Tuesday April 23, 2019 - Saturday April 27, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

What do I fear? Myself?’ After decades of civil war the nation hangs in the balance. Enter Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to change the course of history. Richard was not born to be a king, but he’s set his sights on the crown. So begins his campaign of deceit, manipulation and violence – and he’s killing it. Yet, behind his ambition lies a murderous desire to be loved. Tom Mothersdale (The Glass Menagerie, Cleansed, John) returns to Headlong to play…

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Fame

Sunday April 28, 2019 - Saturday May 4, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £39.00

Sell A Door Productions present the definitive 30th anniversary tour of Fame the Musical starring Keith Jack (Any Dream Will Do, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Mica Paris (Love Me Tender, Chicago) and Jorgie Porter (Hollyoaks, Dancing on Ice). Based on the phenomenal 1980 pop-culture film, Fame the Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York's High School for the Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows,…

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May 2019

Ballet Black

Monday May 6, 2019 - Wednesday May 8, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £30.00

Celebrating their eighteenth year, Ballet Black always bring excitement to the stage. Their popular programme contrasts dramatic and inventive storytelling in a lively showcase of modern ballets. Led by Artistic Director Cassa Pancho, recent recipient of the Freedom of the City of London for her contribution to diversity in ballet, the company celebrates dancers of black and Asian descent. Ingoma (Song), created by company dancer and choreographer Mthuthuzeli November is a fusion of ballet, African dance and singing. This premiere and…

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Ian McKellen at the Arts Theatre

Thursday May 9, 2019 - Saturday May 11, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £75.00

Ian McKellen will perform at Cambridge Arts Theatre to give two charity performances, as part of a very special birthday tour. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of Britain’s national treasures on the Arts Theatre stage talking about his prolific career. A message from Ian McKellen: "I’m celebrating my 80th birthday by touring a new solo show to theatres I know well and a few that I don’t. The show starts with Gandalf and will probably end with…

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The House on Cold Hill

Sunday May 19, 2019 - Saturday May 25, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£24.00 – £43.00

Following the incredible sell-out stage success of Not Dead Enough, The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple, the No. 1 best-selling author Peter James is back with this spine-tingling new world premiere play. Starring BAFTA nominated actor Joe McFadden (The Crow Road, Heartbeat, Holby City, and winner of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing 2017) and award winning actress Rita Simons (who played the iconic 'Roxy Mitchell' in Eastenders), this world premiere production based on Peter’s own real-life experience, tells the story of…

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June 2019

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson

Wednesday June 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £30.00

An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson celebrates the life and career of a man who has interviewed over 2000 of the most important cultural figures of the 20th and 21st centuries. In conversation with his son Mike and showing highlights from the Parkinson archive, this is a unique opportunity to get an intimate, entertaining and informative look at his remarkable journey from a pit village in Yorkshire to the top of those famous stairs whilst reliving the best moments from…

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An Evening of Eric and Ernie

Wednesday June 26, 2019 - Friday June 28, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £30.00

From the Olivier-nominated duo behind the hugely celebrated and critically acclaimed West End hit Eric & Little Ern, comes a brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches, that hits all the right notes! From Greig’s Piano concerto to Mr Memory, “Arsenal!”. It’s a show full of Morecambe and Wise’s most loved routines, songs and sketches. This wonderful show evokes memories of times when families would huddle around the telly on Sunday evenings. Bring the whole family…

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July 2019

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Thursday July 11, 2019 - Sunday July 14, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£15.50

See the smash-hit production of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt on tour, direct from the West End, as it returns vividly and noisily in director Sally Cookson’s fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower’s versatile lively score. Join the intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog on a quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the thick oozy, squelchy mud! Expect catchy songs, interactive scenes, plenty of adventure…

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Educating Rita at The Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sunday July 28, 2019 - Saturday August 3, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £40.00

When married hairdresser Rita enrolls on a university course to expand her horizons, little does she realise where the journey will take her. Her tutor Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drinker, who’s less than enthusiastic about taking Rita on, but the two soon realise how much they have to teach each other. This hilarious and heart-warming comedy won the Olivier award when it was produced in London’s West End by the RSC and was adapted into…

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September 2019

Malory Towers

Tuesday September 3, 2019 - Saturday September 7, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£21.00 – £40.00

The windows shone. A green creeper climbed almost to the roof. It looked like an old-time castle. “My school!” thought Darrell, and a little warm feeling came into her heart. “How lucky I am to be going to Malory Towers!”’ Darrell Rivers is starting school with an eager mind and fierce heart. Unfortunately, she also has a quick temper! Can she learn to tolerate the infuriating Gwendoline Lacey, or value the kind hearted Sally Hope? Can she save the school…

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The Life I Lead

Monday September 9, 2019 - Saturday September 14, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £30.00

A richly comic and moving tale of fathers and sons across generations, The Life I Lead fills in the blanks behind a very well-known face. Best remembered for playing Mr Banks in Disney’s classic film Mary Poppins, David Tomlinson was renowned for playing the classic English gent – forthright, proper and a loveable fool. His meeting with Walt Disney came to encapsulate his incredible life full of adventure and heartbreak. The man who portrayed one of cinema’s most famous patriarchs…

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POSH

Monday September 16, 2019 - Saturday September 21, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

The Riot Club are back in business. This time on one condition, they must behave. Keep it out of the Daily Mail, preserve the reputation of the club. After previous mishaps, this exclusive Oxford group’s President has promised its ex-members the club won’t be brought back into public disrepute. As the booze flows and the mood turns sour, will the brotherhood prevail or will the lawyers of those with the deepest pockets preserve these bright young men’s futures? Tyger Drew-Honey…

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The Girl on the Train

Sunday September 22, 2019 - Saturday September 28, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Rachel Watson longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she’s been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery in which she will face bigger revelations than she could ever have anticipated. Adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel – an international phenomenon selling…

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The Lady Vanishes

Sunday September 29, 2019 - Saturday October 5, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

BAFTA-nominated Gwen Taylor and ‘Villain of the Year’ Andrew Lancel are reunited for the first time since their two years together in Coronation Street as Anne Taylor and her evil son Frank Foster. Andrew and Gwen are back in this devilishly fun stage adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes by The Classic Thriller Theatre Company. When Socialite Iris’s travelling companion disappears, she’s bewildered to find fellow passengers deny ever having seen her. But with the help of musician Max,…

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October 2019

A Woman of No Importance

Sunday October 6, 2019 - Saturday October 12, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £40.00

One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything except a good reputation’ A Woman of No Importance opened Classic Spring’s critically acclaimed Oscar Wilde season in the West End in 2017. Funny and engaging, this bold and richly enjoyable production explores innocence and morality through Wilde’s glittering wit and masterful language. An earnest young American woman, an unscrupulous English Lord and an innocent young chap join the festivities at a lavish estate in the English countryside. Should…

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Tom Gates. Live On Stage.

Tuesday October 22, 2019 - Saturday October 26, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom

Based on the best-selling books by Liz Pichon, this brand-new story is brought to you by the award-winning producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny. It’s pure fun for the whole family whether you're a lover of the books or new to Tom and his friends! Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got three sad faces on the school achievement chart! And getting another sad face means he can’t go on the school trip…

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What’s In a Name?

Tuesday October 29, 2019 - Saturday November 2, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £40.00

You are invited to take a seat for a riotously funny evening that questions whether a person’s name truly reflects who they are. Father-to-be Vincent and his partner Anna are invited to dinner by his sister Elizabeth and husband Peter. They are joined by childhood friend Carl for a mature and sophisticated gathering. The meal is lovingly prepared, wine carefully selected. The friends are prepared for the usual humorous exchanges they’ve come to expect. But tonight, a startling revelation about…

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November 2019

The Lovely Bones

Monday November 4, 2019 - Saturday November 9, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £40.00

Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead. Alice Sebold’s best-selling novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. This acclaimed adaptation is an unforgettable play about life after loss. With a cast of thirteen versatile and talented actors, visually stunning staging and a…

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Tuesday November 12, 2019 - Saturday November 16, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £39.00

Following the multi award-winning success of The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash-hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong. The members of Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are back on stage, battling technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes as they attempt to present J.M. Barrie’s much-loved tale. But will they ever make it to Neverland? Fast becoming a global phenomenon, currently performing…

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Prism at the Cambridge Arts Theatre

Monday November 18, 2019 - Saturday November 23, 2019
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Following a sold-out run at London’s Hampstead Theatre, don’t miss the astonishing true story of the man who made Hollywood’s greatest divas beautiful. Robert Lindsay is ‘magnetic’ (The Guardian), ‘perfect’ (The Times) and ‘glorious’ (Mail on Sunday) in the delightfully witty and poignant play based on the extraordinary life of the cinematic master,  Jack Cardiff. The legendary Jack Cardiff has retired to the sleepy village of Denham, Buckinghamshire. His days of hard work – and play – on famous film…

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Cambridge Arts Theatre Panto -Cinderella

Thursday November 28, 2019 - Saturday January 11, 2020
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£17.00 – £46.00

Starring Wayne Sleep, Liza Goddard, Matt Crosby, Kevin Kennedy, Charlotte Kennedy, Isaac Stanmore, Emily Squibb and Nancy Hill. Cambridge Arts Theatre's spectacular family pantomime is back with the most magical tale of all: Cinderella. Cinderella is working her fingers to the bone, dreaming of a better life, while her two Ugly Sisters plot and scheme. But after a surprise visit from her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella's life is turned upside down. Cinderella is transported from rags to riches into a world…

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January 2020

My Cousin Rachel

Monday January 13 - Saturday January 18
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Murderess, seducer, thief, enchantress - or merely a woman intent on survival? Alluring, exotic and unconventional, Countess Rachel Sangalletti travels from Florence to the Ashley Estate in Cornwall, home of her recently deceased husband. Her presence in the house arouses dark suspicions and uncontrollable desires, not least in young Philip, cousin and heir to the Ashley home. Feverish passion battles reason in this classic Gothic romance set in the wild landscape of the rock-ribbed Cornish coast. Helen George plays the…

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The Sound of Music

Wednesday January 22 - Saturday January 25
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£18.00 – £33.00

Fill your heart with a story of bravery and love as Cambridge Operatic Society revive the beloved musical The Sound of Music in a sparkling new production. Austria, 1938. Join the free-spirited, life-loving Maria as she leaves Salzburg’s nunnery Nonnberg Abbey to tutor the seven von Trapp children. Teaching them how to sing becomes the catalyst for a new way of life for the children and for their strict father, the widowed Captain von Trapp, to understand what is truly…

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February 2020

God of Carnage

Monday February 3 - Saturday February 8
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, this ruthlessly comic study of middle-class parenting is one of the most successful plays in the history of the West End. When eleven-year-old Ferdinand hits eleven-year-old Bruno with a stick in a playground punch-up and knocks out two of his teeth, the enlightened parents meet to talk things over. But once the niceties are done with and the drink starts flowing, it is the…

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Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit

Monday February 10 - Saturday February 15
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £55.00

Jennifer Saunders is one of the UK’s most popular comic actresses. Her gleefully funny performance as the eccentric clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, has delighted both critics and audiences. With a distinguished creative team who have won a plethora of awards between them, this is a Blithe Spirit full of sparkling and spirit-lifting hi-jinks. Novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth are literally haunted by a past relationship when an eccentric medium inadvertently conjures up the ghost of his first wife,…

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Band of Gold

Monday February 17 - Saturday February 22
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£25.00 – £45.00

Following the huge, sell-out success of Fat Friends The Musical, Kay Mellor makes a triumphant return with a star-studded cast in the world premiere stage production of her multi-award winning TV series Band of Gold. Band of Gold was the ground-breaking crime drama that captivated over 15 million viewers each week when it aired on ITV and revolved around a group of women – Carol, Rose, Anita and Gina. At times heart-breaking and humorous, Band of Gold tells the story…

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The Woman in Black

Monday February 24 - Saturday February 29
Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward's Passage
Cambridge , Cambridgeshire CB2 3PJ United Kingdom
£20.00 – £35.00

Join the millions of theatre goers worldwide who have experienced ‘the most brilliantly effective spine-chiller you will ever encounter’ (Daily Telegraph). Continuing its record-breaking run at the Fortune Theatre in London’s West End, The Woman in Black now embarks on a major UK tour! Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaption. This gripping production, directed by Robin Herford, is a brilliantly successful study in atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror. A lawyer, obsessed with…

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