Announcing PROJEKT ELEVATE
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,…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more
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…Read more