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Theatre of Sanctuary award received by the mercury theatre

Mercury Theatre receives Theatre of Sanctuary Award

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has today announced that they have received the Theatre of Sanctuary Award in recognition of their allyship and work supporting migrant groups in and around the Colchester area, becoming the first theatre in Essex to…

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New Shows announced for Mercury Theatre in 2024

Mercury Theatre Colchester has today announced a wide range of entertainment scheduled for their 2024 season including their new Mercury Production of David Greig and Gordon McIntyre’s play with songs Midsummer, the previously announced Mercury Original world premiere of Martha…

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Mercury Theatre announces Tracey Childs, Executive Producer and joint CEO will leave the organisation

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester has today announced that after 9 years Tracey Childs, Executive Producer will be leaving the Mercury at the end of March 2024. Everyone at the Mercury is saddened by Tracey’s departure. During her tenure at…

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Announcing our full cast for They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!

We’re delighted to announce the full cast for our upcoming production They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!, Deborah McAndrews’ adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s Sottopaga? Non si paga!. Our Creative Director Ryan McBryde directs Joseph Alessi (Jack), Olatunji…

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PROJEKT EUROPA ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAMME COLLABORATING WITH THE MERCURY THEATRE TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE WORK OF 3 LOCAL MIGRANT ARTISTS PROJEKT ELEVATE will identify and support 3 migrant artists to develop ideas for co-created work for their own communities,…

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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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