The Nottingham New Theatre

What’s On

Box Office opens half an hour prior to start time, 7pm for a 7:30 evening show and 2pm for a 2:30 matinee.

  • The Infant by Oliver Lansley

    29 Oct to 1 Nov 2014

    They have a picture, a picture that could spell the destruction of civilised society. And it might have been drawn by a 4 year old child. Who’s telling the truth? What is the truth? And does the truth really matter any more?

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
    • Wednesday 29th 7:30 p.m.
    • Thursday 30th 7:30 p.m.
    • Friday 31st 7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday 1st 2:30 p.m.
    • Saturday 1st 7:30 p.m.
  • punk rock

    5 Nov to 8 Nov 2014

    Combining sharp humour, ruthless violence and compassion, Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock provides an unnerving chronicle of contemporary adolescence at the breaking point. A controversial and acute production that remains scarily relevant to the present day.

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
    • Wednesday 5th 7 p.m.
    • Thursday 6th 7 p.m.
    • Friday 7th 7 p.m.
    • Saturday 8th 2 p.m.
    • Saturday 8th 7 p.m.
  • Doubt

    12 Nov to 15 Nov 2014

    Principal Sister Aloysius is concerned that a priest working in St. Nicholas School may be abusing a child. In order to confirm her suspicions and help the boy in question, she will have to challenge her own beliefs and those around her in the search for the truth.

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
    • Wednesday 12th 7 p.m.
    • Thursday 13th 7 p.m.
    • Friday 14th 7 p.m.
    • Saturday 15th 2 p.m.
    • Saturday 15th 7 p.m.
  • Infirmity

    17 Nov to 18 Nov 2014

    Connor and Charlotte have been together since university. Now in their early 30’s, they’re struggling to maintain their relationship, so have sought help from a psychotherapist: Peter. Through a series of flashbacks, Peter explores the couple’s past, and begins to uncover the potential contributing issues. However, all is not as it seems, and a dark secret is being kept that threatens to tear Connor and Charlotte apart..

    Fringe Season
    Venue: New Theatre - Studio A
  • Bent

    19 Nov to 22 Nov 2014

    Berlin, 1934, and after Hitler instigates the Night of the Long Knives, Max is captured and sent to Dachau concentration camp. Here he meets Horst and the two fight to maintain their dignity and humanity, holding each other together through the power of words and imagination alone.

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
  • 40%

    24 Nov to 25 Nov 2014

    40% is about a group of five first year students who are forced into doing what they dread the most, a group project. They raise important questions about feminism, masculinity and attitudes towards sexuality which are both comic and thought provoking. The five strangers each bring and take away something from the group, each opening up in their own ways to prove that people aren't always what they seem.

    Fringe Season
    Venue: Tbc
  • Our Country's Good

    26 Nov to 29 Nov 2014

    Australia, 1788. The first fleet of British prison ships arrive at Botany Bay. Lieutenant Clark decides to stage a play using a ragbag cast of convicts until the distinction between captors and captives begins to blur...

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
  • What's Cooking?

    30 Nov to 1 Dec 2014

    Amidst occasional power cuts, Roger and Danny are trying to enjoy a meal. Arthur has been left in charge
    again and is relishing his freedom. When Bill and Annie come in to escape the rain, Arthur is keen to prove himself a generous and entertaining host. He makes the rules here. Over the course of the evening, wine will be served. The vintage will be finished. The truth will out. Scores will be settled.

    Fringe Season
    Venue: New Theatre - Studio A
  • The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas

    3 Dec to 6 Dec 2014

    If you could lie without flinching, corrupt without caring and succeed at all costs, how far would you go? How much would you make? An unrelenting attack on human nature, you must ask one simple question. Is it Goodness? Or Cowardice?

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre
  • The Adventures of Anne Marie de Bourbon

    7 Dec to 8 Dec 2014

    A first for the New Theatre - a musical puppet show! This cleverly comic show depicts the extraordinary adventures of Anne Marie, a French aristocrat. After stowing away on a pirate ship, Anne is taken to a mysterious island, hitherto untouched by the outside world, hidden in the Bermuda Triangle. Join Anne Marie as she tries to understand the bizarre world she has been thrust into.

    Fringe Season
    Venue: New Theatre - Studio A
  • King Lear

    9 Dec to 12 Dec 2014

    Widely regarded by scholars and academics as Shakespeare’s finest work, King Lear portrays a powerful king who loses his grip on everything that defines him. Along with Lear’s decline into madness, the play focuses on identity and morality as the state and royal family are torn apart.

    In House Season
    Venue: New Theatre