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Line Up Announced for the Mercury Online Festival!

In association with the University of Essex, Signals and the Lakeside Theatre we are thrilled announce the line up of our exciting new Mercury Online Festival. Taking place over the weekend of 21-23 August 2020 the festival celebrates the creativity…

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Mercury Theatre & Colchester Operatic Society announce casting for Oliver!

Cast of talented community members announced for the first Made in Colchester production to be presented in the Mercury Theatre’s temporary venue, Mercury at Abbey Field. Mercury Theatre Colchester, Colchester Operatic Society and Colchester Operatic Society Second Edition are delighted…

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Mercury Theatre Support Local School with Followspot Donation

Recently we were able to donate our older followspots to Thomas Lord Audley school, as part of our ongoing commitment to supporting the community with a variety of projects. The two followspots have been at the Mercury for many years…

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Ryan McBryde joins Executive Team as Creative Director forming a new Leadership Triumverate with Tracey Childs and Steve Mannix

The Mercury Theatre today announce a newly formed leadership team that will lead the theatre’s future direction following its extensive capital redevelopment. Working alongside Joint Chief Executives Steve Mannix and Tracey Childs, newly appointed Creative Director Ryan McBryde will join…

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38 Young People Achieve Nationally Recognised Arts Award

Integrated into our young people’s programmes, including our Garrison Youth Theatre, Garrison Summer Schools and Take Flight Summer School, our Arts Award moderation saw a 100% pass rate The Mercury’s Make It team offer the nationally recognised qualification through as…

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Cast announced for demon co-production this autumn at the Mercury Theatre

Mercury Theatre Colchester and Derby Theatre are thrilled to announce the casting line-up for their big co-production for the autumn, Stephen Sondheim’s multi-award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd playing at the Mercury Theatre from Wednesday 26 October until Saturday 12 November…

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