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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 […]

The New Wolsey Theatre Announces The Ladykillers Cast For Regional Tour

August 2nd, 2017

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast for their new co-production of Graham Linehan’s The Ladykillers, which will run from Thursday 7 to Saturday 30 September 2017, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe. The show will tour to Salisbury Playhouse and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch this Autumn, who co-produce the tour after the […]


Be a part of the New Wolsey Theatre’s production of The Ladykillers!

July 21st, 2017

Would you like the chance to be part of a production at the New Wolsey Theatre? We have the opportunity for some local ladies to play the “Old Ladies” in Peter Rowe’s production of The Ladykillers this Autumn! We are looking for up to 16 mature ladies who look over the age of 65 to play […]

Larking Gowen to continue sponsorship for the New Wolsey Theatre’s Creative Learning Programme

June 14th, 2017

The New Wolsey Theatre are pleased to confirm that Larking Gowen are to continue supporting the theatre’s busy Creative Learning department in their delivery of outreach, community and schools work and have now committed to supporting the theatre for the next 3 years. Larking Gowen, a long-established and trusted accountancy firm based in Suffolk, Norfolk […]

Testing Ground Submissions Now Open for 2018

June 1st, 2017

  New Wolsey Theatre’s PULSE Festival Opens Submissions for Testing Ground 2018 On the first day of the New Wolsey Theatre’s annual PULSE Festival 2017, they have announced that submissions are open for next year’s Testing Ground commission, where successful projects will be showcased at PULSE Festival 2018. The New Wolsey Theatre is committed to […]

Brass Musicians – Call Out to Perform in PULSE Festival

May 16th, 2017

Invitation to brass musicians An exciting opportunity for local musicians to perform in Victoria Melody’s brand new production. We are seeking brass musicians from the local community who would like to perform in Ugly Chief’s grand finale alongside the performers on stage in a New Orleans jazz procession! Victoria Melody is an award winning British […]

Pete Townshend writes exclusive new songs for production of The Who’s Tommy

March 15th, 2017

Lead songwriter of The Who Pete Townshend has written two new songs exclusively for the touring production of Tommy, produced by the New Wolsey Theatre in co-production with Ramps on the Moon and directed by Kerry Michael. A new version of ‘Amazing Journey’ will open the show, and after her iconic Act One song Acid […]

The New Wolsey Theatre Announces Their Spring 2017 Season

October 29th, 2016

The New Wolsey Theatre has announced their Spring season for 2017!   This Spring, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will produce the second Ramps on the Moon touring production, The Who’s Tommy, which will tour to Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield and London. Ipswich will see the show first from Thu 30 March to Sat 15 April. […]

Cast Announced for the New Wolsey Theatre’s Brand New Pantomime, Sinbad

October 3rd, 2016

The New Wolsey Theatre are pleased as ever to announce the full cast for Sinbad – The Rock’n’Roll Panto, running from Thursday 24 November until Saturday 28 January 2017, which has been kindly sponsored by Ipswich Building Society. This year’s cast of talented actor-musicians feature some familiar faces from previous New Wolsey Theatre shows, tours […]

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