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Be a part of The New Wolsey Theatre’s co-production of Kiss Me Quickstep this spring!

December 10th, 2018

Would you like the chance to be part of a production at The New Wolsey Theatre?  We are on the lookout for local Ballroom Dancers to feature in our upcoming production of Kiss Me Quickstep in Spring 2019!   The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is looking for local community ballroom dancers of all ages (18+) to […]

Announcing our cast for Cinderella – the Rock ‘n’ Roll panto

November 6th, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre are thrilled to announce the full cast for this year’s highly anticipated Rock ‘n’ Roll Pantomime, Cinderella, which runs at the Ipswich theatre from Thu 29 Nov 2018 until Sat 2 Feb 2019, and has been kindly sponsored by Ipswich Building Society. This year’s cast of talented actor-musicians features plenty of […]

Testing Ground Submissions Now Open for 2019

October 10th, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre is committed to increasing the representation of D/deaf and disabled people in our audiences, in our workforce, and on our stages. We support and showcase new work and new ideas from contemporary theatre makers through the Pulse artist development programme. In 2017, we introduced Testing Ground, a seed commission programme for […]


October 1st, 2018

Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose return to the New Wolsey Theatre stage for one night only this October with their retro retelling of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.  Below are five fantastic reasons why you should give something a little different a try this autumn.  1. You’ll understand the story Eugene Onegin is sung entirely in English. So, you can easily follow […]

The New Wolsey Theatre Announces Cast for Regional Premiere of Once

July 31st, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast for their brand new actor-musician co-production of Tony Award-Winning show, ONCE, which will make its regional premiere at the Ipswich based theatre from Thursday 6 to Saturday 22 September. Directed by New Wolsey Artistic Director Peter Rowe, and presented by the creative team behind the […]


June 21st, 2018

There’s a great line-up and tickets are selling fast, this years Ipswich Jazz Festival takes place this weekend!   The festival features some international, national and local stars and will run from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June.  Tickets for most events are available from the New Wolsey Theatre  01473 295900.  If you buy in advance, […]

Be a part of the New Wolsey Theatre’s Production of Once

May 2nd, 2018

Would you like the chance to be part of a production at The New Wolsey Theatre?  We have the opportunity for two children to play Ivanka in Once this Autumn! Once tells the unforgettable story of a Dublin street musician and a funny Czech woman, drawn together by their shared love of music. As they assemble a […]

Ipswich Building Society to sponsor Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto for further three years

February 12th, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre are delighted to announce the continued support of Ipswich Building Society for three more years, as they announce their rock’n’roll pantomime title for 2018-2019: CINDERELLA – THE ROCK’N’ROLL PANTO Thursday 29 November 2018 to Saturday 2 February 2019 This year, the New Wolsey Theatre goes back to where it all began, Cinderella […]

Musical Theatre Network and Mercury Musical Developments announce BEAM2018

September 14th, 2017

 Known for their actor-musician productions, and musical revivals, the New Wolsey Theatre are delighted to be a part of BEAM2018. BEAM is designed for anyone in a position to help develop and stage new British musicals. They’ll do all the legwork to bring the most exciting talent and emerging musical theatre projects together from around […]

The Blockheads write an exclusive new song for final tour of Reasons to be Cheerful

August 21st, 2017

Pioneering disabled-led theatre company Graeae has been proud standard-bearers for protest and disability rights for many years. In conjunction with the final tour of their smash hit musical Reasons to be Cheerful, set in 1979 Thatcher’s Britain, Blockheads  Chaz Jankel, Derek Hussey and cast member John Kelly have written a protest song for 2017, ‘If […]

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