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Our Chief Executive receives her Honorary Degree

October 15th, 2019

We were thrilled last night to see Sarah Holmes, the New Wolsey’s Chief Executive, receive her honorary degree from the University of Suffolk. Sarah was recognised for her contribution to the arts in Suffolk, acting as the New Wolsey’s Chief Executive for the past 19 years. In that time Sarah has been at the forefront […]

Two Trains Running Interview

October 7th, 2019

Nancy Medina, director of Two Trains Running takes 5 minutes to answer a few questions about the show and what’s next after the show.. What initially drew you towards Two Trains Running? I loved the characters and location in which it was set.  It is 1969 in Pittsburgh, PA, and we meet seven African American […]


September 17th, 2019

Hello from the New Wolsey Theatre! Welcome back to a brand new academic year! There are loads of activities that you can get involved in as teachers, as well as book for your students…have a read of some of the fantastic opportunities coming up soon! First up – join us next week for our next […]

New Wolsey Chief Executive to Receive Honorary Doctorate from the University of Suffolk

August 28th, 2019

The University of Suffolk has announced who will be receiving honorary awards at graduation ceremonies in October, including the New Wolsey’s Chief Executive, Sarah Holmes. Honorary awards recognise notable contributions to the educational or cultural well-being of society, in business, industry, commerce or enterprise, for academic distinction, for public or community service or an exceptional […]


August 6th, 2019

Following the runaway success of the New Wolsey Theatre’s production of Our Blue Heaven in Spring 2018, the theatre is delighted to announce plans for a sequel to the hit actor-musician show to celebrate the theatre’s 20th Anniversary. The sequel will explore the highs and lows of Ipswich Town’s victorious UEFA Cup run in 1981 […]


July 6th, 2019

Hello from the New Wolsey Theatre! Welcome back! As we hurtle towards the end of the academic year and into the summer sun, we wanted to let you know about some brilliant autumn term opportunities that you might like to book soon! Opportunities to Get Involved One Man Two Guvnors Booked this show? Workshops are […]


July 6th, 2019

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, has announced the cast for the new upcoming production of comedy ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, in association with Nuffield Southampton Theatres.  Richard Bean’s riotous farce, based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, is set in the colourful underworld of Brighton in the swinging sixties, combining all the […]

Leeds Playhouse and Ramps on the Moon to stage new adaptation of Oliver Twist

June 26th, 2019

Leeds Playhouse and Ramps on the Moon to stage new adaptation of Oliver Twist by Bryony Lavery In Spring 2020 Leeds Playhouse will present a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist. Bold, brutal and beautiful, this brand new version of Dickens’ novel is adapted by award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery with dramaturgical support […]

Once – National Tour Announced

June 14th, 2019

Adam Spiegel and Robert Bartner present The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch production of ONCE The multi award-winning Broadway and West End musical, directed by the New Wolsey Theatre’s Artisitc Director, Peter Rowe, embarks on its first UK Tour from January 2020. Following a run at Fairfield Halls, Croydon from Thursday 19 […]

The New Wolsey Theatre Announce Autumn 2019 Season on sale in April!

March 20th, 2019

The New Wolsey Theatre has announced their Autumn Season for 2019. Highlights for the season include The New Wolsey Theatre in association with Nuffield Southampton Theatres present the Tony Award-winning ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, directed by Peter Rowe A brand new musical co-production between New Wolsey Theatre and Royal & Derngate, Northampton in THE SEASON […]

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