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2022-2023 Season Launch

Showing: Thu 19 May 2022

Join us for our next members-only Season Launch event! An exclusive talk through our new season from the senior creatives at the theatre that are making it...

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The Schmoozenbergs Gypsy Jazz and Swing Show

Showing: Sat 14 May 2022

Join us in our studio for The Schmoozenbergs Gypsy Jazz and Swing Show! A journey through classic jazz favourites of the 1920s-1940s (by the likes of Django...

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Masterclass: Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Showing: Sat 14 May 2022

Our Mercury Masterclasses are run by creative professionals from across the industry, offering you a chance to engage, learn and network with fellow theatre...

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Pretty Things

Showing: Fri 13 May 2022

‘Black Mirror’ meets ‘Married at First Sight’. Can Zara and Joe save the human race? Set in a near-future world, the pair are matched up for a...

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Patricia Gets Ready (For A Date With The Man Who Used To Hit Her)

Showing: Tue 10 May 2022

Patricia has spent a year crafting a kick ass speech while recovering from an abusive relationship. But when she bumps into her ex on the street, and...

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Ask The Candidates: Election Hustings

Showing: Tue 03 May 2022

You’re invited to ask the candidates your questions! With the elections coming up for Colchester, now is your chance to ask the candidates your questions...

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The Best of Queen – The Break Free Tour

Showing: Sat 30 Apr 2022

Get ready to Break Free with the UK’s biggest Queen Tribute band – Majesty, in a brand-new show – The Break Free Tour! Join Freddie, Brian, Roger and...

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Lates: Colchester Aid for Ukraine

Showing: Sat 30 Apr 2022

Join us in the Café/Bar as part of our Lates programme as Colchester Musicians come together to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee to support...

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Bowjangles: Dracula in Space

Showing: Thu 28 Apr 2022

Forget everything you think you know about string quartets! Bowjangles is an irreverent, anarchic group of genre-spanners, bringing music, theatre and comedy...

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showing: Thu 28 Apr 2022

2016 Olivier award-winners – Best Entertainment and Family Show. Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest, direct from the West End. These...

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The Magnificent Music Hall

Showing: Wed 27 Apr 2022

Step back in time once again to the glorious and glamorous heyday of British Music Hall. At the helm for this splendid afternoon of song, dance, magic and...

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Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as Eric & Ern

Showing: Tue 26 Apr 2022

For all the family from 8 to 108 Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage to Morecambe and Wise crammed full of those famous comedy sketches, from Grieg’s Piano...

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