The Crescent is one of Birmingham’s oldest theatre companies, now operating from its third home – a purpose built theatre in the fantastic Bridleyplace development of the city. Predominantly a membership theatre which has in excess of 250 actors, technicians, set designers, etc. it stages upwards of fifteen productions a year. The venue has a 300+ seat main house, a 100+ seat studio theatre, rehearsal & function rooms and a spacious bar – which can also be used for performances as it has a small stage. The theatre also has an extensive costume hire department.
It stages about 15 in-house productions a year – including its own youth theatre, and hosts numerous visiting companies, small and large, offering a wide variety of productions.
The Crescent is a founder member of The Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain.
An excellent multifaceted venue.
For 2020 The Crescent is opening a new 40 seat studio space which will be available for Birmingham Fest. Please note that this and the bar will be the only spaces available.