Archive: Year: 2019

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Mercury Theatre Announced as one of four Stage One Regional Hosts for 2020. 

We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen to be a host venue for the Stage One Regional Development Producer Placement in 2020. Stage One’s Trainee Producer Placement scheme offers unique hands-on training and development opportunities for outstanding…

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Mercury Tickets Christmas Opening Hours

We hope all of our visitors have a holly jolly festive season! Our magical Mercury pantomime, Cinderella, will run at our Mercury at Abbey Field venue until Sun 5 Jan. This venue opens 90 minutes before each performance starts. Our…

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Bibbidy Bloggidy Boo!

Cinderella is fast approaching promising magic, fun and laughter for all of the family. To celebrate we sat down for a chat with our very own Fairy Godmother who told us all about Christmas, her credentials and of course spilling…

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Brick Signing Event takes place in the Mercury Workshop

For the past couple of years, the Mercury Theatre has offered supporters the chance to sponsor bricks that will become part of the exciting new theatre building! Gold level supporters were given the opportunity to come to the Mercury workshop…

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Kate Cavill looks back on her time in Oliver!

We were delighted that Kate Cavill joined our wonderful Colchester Operatic Society cast for Oliver! at the beginning of our Abbey Field season. Here’s what she had to say about her musical experience in Victorian London: ‘I moved to Colchester…

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Mercury Tickets is on the Move!

Our temporary High Street box office location, Mercury Tickets, will relocate to Red Lion Yard on week commencing Monday 11 November. Mercury Tickets has been located on Colchester High Street since May 2019 following the closure of the theatre while…

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Reviewing the Situation, with Fagin – Part 2

Hello my dears! As I write my 2nd blog (you can read my first post here!), we are hurtling towards our previews and opening night for “Oliver!” at the STUNNING Mercury at Abbey Field tent. If you have a ticket…

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