Music: Unlucky in both love and life, Charity Hope Valentine is a kind young woman who earns her keep dancing in the seedier bars of New York City.
Music: A Dementia Friendly Performance of Sweet Charity
Drama: Fup is a big-hearted, uproarious modern fable about family, love and nature set in a weird and wild Cornwall.
Other: Hear all about the drama in store
Drama: A play about family, trauma, and a sofa that has seen everything
Spoken Word: One of London’s premier nights for poetry and live music is coming to Nottingham Playhouse for a special National Poetry Day performance.
Drama: If you had survived the horror of war, what lengths would you go to protect yourself from its painful memories?
Drama: New Nigerians is the smash-hit new comedy from Oladipo Agboluaje (winner of the Alfred Fagon award for playwriting).
Spoken Word: An informal discussion hosted by Chief Executive of Nottingham Playhouse Stephanie Sirr for parents in performing arts
Drama: Two pregnant women take to the stage in an unprecedented creative opportunity in time
Workshop: COMMON: GROUND is a series of inclusive, supportive discussions exclusively aimed at artists who confidently self-identify as working-class
Drama: A Pay What You Can performance of Kindertransport: a powerful tale of Jewish child refugees
Spoken Word: An unmissable opportunity to experience a poetic evening with Panya Banjoko and Abii
Drama: The Distance explores what elite sport does to young bodies and minds
Other: In a new version of the ancient fable of Icarus
Workshop: Claire Simpson, Relationship Manager for theatre in the East Midlands, will provide an introduction to Arts Council funding
Other: Focussing on how to get your ideas from the page to the stage, this workshop will explore both the creative and practical elements of making and...
Other: David Lynch meets Danny DeVito’s Matilda
Other: A show filled with movement, glitter and friendship.
Other: An intimate performance installation which exhibits a life-in-progress
Other: Enjoyed the Great British Bake-Off? Then you will love this show!
Family Friendly: Orla is different. Or is she? What’s a ‘typical’ girl anyway?
Spoken Word: Kieran has developed a fool-proof method to conquer all heartbreaks
Other: Spoken Word artist Ioney Smallhorne intertwines three narratives
Other: HELP. It’s raining! But – cats. AND DOGS.
Spoken Word: A lyrical, powerful and humorous look at modern politics.
Other: Last year, 34% of young people voted YouTuber as their top career choice
Other: Welcome to Shadow City; a hellhole of a city, but a city none the less.
Comedy: It’s your last chance to see this punder-ful comedian as he embarks on his final tour!
Other: Be first to hear what’s in store this spring
Spoken Word: This pre-show talk will discuss national and transnational perspectives of the Kindertransports
Comedy: MIssImp celebrate 20 years of creating improvised theatre in Nottingham
Comedy: Join the team behind the award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish for a jaw-dropping, side-splitting show.
Comedy: Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between the UK and the US is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.
Other: The star of The Madness of George III meets an audience of Playhouse Pass members
Spoken Word: The follow up to Ruby’s sell out shows Sane New World and Frazzled.
Comedy: Jeremy Hardy is in his 4th decade as a stand-up this year. That’s a more dramatic way of saying he started 34 years ago and, without a lottery...
Comedy: In a world gone crazy, can philosophy help? This sparklingly brilliant new show tries to give you the answer.
Comedy: Always honest, always regretting it later, Sara opens her heart and mouth again to share the adventures of the last year.
Family Friendly: It’s almost bonfire night, and we’ve got a bonfire to build – watch out for hedgehogs!
Family Friendly: We bring in the light for a fun-filled week of family activities focused on festivals of light, fire and celebration!
Family Friendly: Create a colourful short film with all the fizz and flare of a fireworks display spectacular!
Family Friendly: Come and join us (if you dare!) for some spookily good drama games around our magical cauldron.
Family Friendly: Make beautiful lanterns to light the way as we process around Wellington Circus!
Family Friendly: Make shadow puppets and put on a performance in these two sessions aimed at different age groups.
Family Friendly: Learn all about drama in this fun and confidence building drama games session.
Family Friendly: A physical theatre and movement workshop full of fun and surprises, themed around light, celebrations and rituals.
Drama: Alan Bennett’s moving and funny masterpiece stars Mark Gatiss in the leading role.
Drama: A Pay What You Can performance of The Madness of George III: starring Mark Gatiss
Drama: Nottingham Playhouse is going global as we partner with National Theatre Live for the first time to broadcast our new production of The Madness of...
Drama: Celebrate Nottingham Playhouse’s platinum anniversary at this special gala event.
Family Friendly: From Sherwood Forest to Nottingham Playhouse, Robin Hood and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham are lighting up our panto stage.
Family Friendly: A magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale
Family Friendly: A magical, festive retelling of the much-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale in a relaxed setting.
Family Friendly: A relaxed performance of this year’s pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood
Family Friendly: A dementia- friendly performance of this year’s pantomime Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood.
Dance: Watch the best in sword dancing, clogging, Morris, Border, North West, Carnival, Molly, and some of our more obscure folkloric traditions
Drama: Missing is a deliciously warped journey into the depths of the human psyche.
Drama: The Life I Lead sees Miles Jupp, one of Britain’s leading stand-up comedians and revered actors bringing David Tomlinson’s remarkable story to...
Comedy: Talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986
Comedy: Viral sensation Rachel Parris presents a comedy show packed with stand-up, song, sketch, and inevitably a sideways swipe at society
Comedy: You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show?
Music: The biggest and best celebration of Johnny Cash in the world today
Comedy: The winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2018 Lee Ridley (AKA Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a tour of the UK.
Comedy: Double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar is taking his brand new show on a nationwide tour of the UK!
Comedy: Paul Merton and friends flex their improvisational muscles to delight and entertain audiences in this country and abroad.