Mercury marks reopening following five-year campaign
Mercury Theatre, led by Executive Director, Steve Mannix and Executive Producer, Tracey Childs, today held a ceremony to mark the venue’s reopening following the Mercury Rising transformation, a 5-year campaign which raised over £11.3 million to reimagine the theatre’s spaces, both operationally and ecologically, and improve accessibility throughout. The building opens for the first time to the local community for a special weekend of events on 26 and 27 June.Read more
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Mercury announces inaugural season in refurbished theatre
Mercury Theatre, led by Executive Director, Steve Mannix and Executive Producer, Tracey Childs, today announces its opening season in the company’s extensively refurbished venue, which will reopen next month after two years of closure following the Mercury Rising transformation, a 3-year campaign which raised over £11.3 million to reimagine the theatre and improve accessibility throughout.Read more
On sale dates of our reopening season and our new Creative Engagement programme
Today we are thrilled to announce that bookings will open for our highly anticipated relaunch season on Thursday, 27 May for Priority Booking and Tuesday, 1 June for general on sale, with the Creative Engagement Programme going on sale today…Read more
Mercury launches call out for Playwrights, Producers and Directors development programmes
We are thrilled to announce three dedicated talent development programmes for promising and innovative Playwrights, Producers and Directors from the East of England to create and develop work with leading theatre-makers.Read more
Theatre celebrates further Cultural Recovery Fund support that will enable transformed venue to reopen this summer
We are delighted to confirm that we have received a grant of £125,000 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help us recover, reopen and welcome audiences, following our £10 million Mercury Rising refurbishment project.Read more
A letter from Mercury Creative Director, Ryan McBryde
I hope this finds you in the best of health and keeping safe during these difficult times. I’m writing to you today to keep you updated about the progress of the Mercury. As you’re no doubt aware, the global pandemic…Read more