What’s On

Our current programme.

  • The Wiz (25th April – 28th April)

    G.A.P Entertainment youth theatre presents The Wiz Revelationa Gospel adaption of the Broadway production ‘The Wiz’ which infuses L. Frank Baum’s ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ with a dazzling mix of hip-hop, gospel, and soul music. This timeless tale of Dorothy’s adventures through the Land of Oz is a humorous, fun, family-friendly, modern musical which […]

  • The Mystery of Irma Vep (3rd – 11th May)

    Blue Orange Arts brings you the camp classic that brought Broadway to its knees! Discover the ludicrous mystery deep within the moors of the Hillcrest Family Estate at Mandacrest. Lord Edgar, an Egyptologist, widowed and on his second wife, is not over the passing of his first, Irma Vep. Edgar is consumed by the sudden […]

  • The Seventh Wave Festival of Electronic Music: Number 7 (14th – 16th June)

    The Seventh Wave presents White Noise – a Fifty Years Celebration of An Electric Storm & Other Sonic Adventures Voyd – live set / White Noise – live set / White Noise – talk and q&a Friday 14 June 2019. Doors 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm. White Noise – An Electric Storm – Review When White […]

  • Around the World in 80 Days (9th – 10th July)

    Blue Orange Devising and Performance Class presents: Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club. A small cast play more than fifty unforgettable characters […]

  • Birmingham Fest 2019 (12th – 28th July)

    “Birmingham Fest” 2019 is coming soon! Bringing together a fantastic selection of the performing arts, Birmingham’s annual theatre festival returns for its seventh year. Every year dozens of artists and companies present a variety of shows over a two and a half week period. Pieces are presented from all over the UK and sometimes further […]

  • Victoria’s Diaries (14th July)

    Tell Tale presents ‘Victoria’s Diaries’ “It is worth being shot at to discover how much one is loved” Queen Victoria A special preview performance of Tell Tale’s new play to mark 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria. Hear her life story from summer holidays as a child and her loving marriage to Albert […]

  • UpDownSizing (16th July)

    Ginny Davis Productions presents ‘UpDownSizing’ A new one-woman comedy about the chaos of modern family life from previous Best Original Piece writer/performer, Ginny Davis. The kids have flown the nest so time to downsize. Mum’s packing. Husband is under her feet and it’s starting to rain. “Eminently entertaining. A wonderful confidence and natural gift for […]

  • Frankenstein (17th – 20th July)

    Blue Orange Arts presents Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It is 1818 and, as a bell tolls nearby, Victor Frankenstein’s monstrous creation explodes into existence. The eccentric scientist is horrified and flees into the night. His Creature is alone, lost and confused. As he makes his way through civilization, the Creature experiences the beauty of sunlight, the […]

  • He’d Murder Me (17th – 18th July)

    Baby Grace Theatre Company presents ‘He’d Murder Me’   Part of Birmingham Fest 2019   Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, 1977. The North is in the grip of the Yorkshire Ripper’s reign of terror.   What is the identity of the murderer striking terror into the hearts of the community? Against the backdrop of suspicion and fear, […]

  • Go Japesh*t (20th July)

      Thespianage Productions presents ‘Go Japesh*t’   Part of Birmingham Fest 2019   Short-form improvised comedy with a twist! During ‘Japesh*t rounds’ the audience has the power to throw the players a real curveball. ENFORCE random accents, BRING IN a physical quirk, MAKE a celebrity appear! It’s fast, it’s funny, it’s a little bit tongue […]

  • Not Just William (21st July)

    Tell Tale presents ‘Not Just William’ “Stories are everywhere, William – you just need to know where to find them” Times are hard for the Shakespeare family. Young William is not having the happiest of birthdays until a simple errand sends him on an enchanted journey through a haunted forest and a magical graveyard where […]

  • Sundown (22nd July – 24th July)

    Taking Chances presents ‘Sundown’ by Darren Haywood Part of Birmingham Fest 2019 Sundown” is a moving drama about one person’s need to go somewhere specific at a defining point in their life. More importantly, a need to be there on their own. The problem is, someone else has exactly the same need at exactly the […]

  • A Matter of Law (25th – 27th July)

      Two Jens & Me Theatre Company presents ‘A Matter of Law’   Part of Birmingham Fest 2019   Male domestic abuse is not something that people often talk about however ‘A Matter of Law’ faces it head on.  Two Jens & Me Theatre Company are proud to present this exciting and challenging drama. The […]

  • The Winter’s Tale Revisited (28th July)

      The Willmore Singers presents ‘The Winter’s Tale Revisited’   Part of Birmingham Fest 2019   This one hour adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale focuses exclusively on jealousy as a stark background for acts of domestic violence. Set in 2019 in the world of organised crime, where Leontes dominates through fear and entitlement, his […]

  • Jack the Ripper: The Victims (24th October – 2nd November)

    Blue Orange Arts presents – Jack the Ripper: The Victims 1888 Whitechapel, London… Five women brutally murdered… This is their story. August 1888, London sees the first of five brutal murders, the callous cruelty of which sends shock waves far and wide and etches the name of the most infamous serial killer into the minds […]

  • Aladdin (4th – 8th December)

    MAMT in association with Experience Theatre presents ‘Aladdin’ Affordable, family panto is FLYING into Birmingham this Christmas! Join Aladdin as he embarks on the adventure of his life, discovers the magic of the lamp and falls in love with the beautiful Princess Jasmin. Boo and hiss the evil Abanazar, before you sing, dance and laugh […]

  • George’s Marvellous Medicine (21st – 29th December)

    Blue Orange Arts presents Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvellous Medicine. George Kranky’s Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman. One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do. A magic medicine* it will be. One that will either […]

  • Toadally Free Comedy!

    “Come and Jam with the Frogs. Box of Frogs, Birmingham’s premiere improv troupe, hosts an evening of fun for all, on the third Monday of every month. Turn up, grab a drink, put your name in the hat, and perform! Each night will feature a short performance, followed by a jam hosted by the Frogs. […]