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Update on Suffolk County Council Arts & Culture Funding

January 31st, 2024

While we welcome Suffolk County Council’s announcement that they will establish a new project fund for Arts and Heritage, with a sum equivalent to that cut from their core grant programme, this does not directly address the cut to core funding

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Cast announced for new production of Little Shop of Horrors coming to theatres this spring

January 9th, 2024

Co-production from Octagon Theatre Bolton, New Wolsey Theatre, Theatre by the Lake and Hull Truck Theatre The cult classic rock ‘n’ roll musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to UK theatres with a brand-new co-production for spring 2024

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The New Wolsey Theatre’s response to Suffolk County Council’s proposed 100% cut to core cultural investment across Suffolk

January 4th, 2024

THE NEW WOLSEY THEATRE URGES RECONSIDERATION OF CULTURAL INVESTMENT CUTS PROPOSED BY  SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL   The multi award-winning New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, a community hub and cornerstone of Suffolk’s cultural landscape, is disappointed by Suffolk County Council’s recent announcement of proposed 100% investment cuts to cultural organisations across the region from 2025

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NWT Associate Artist Martha Loader Announced as Winner of Film4 & Peggy Ramsay Foundation Bursary

December 27th, 2023

The New Wolsey Theatre is proud to share the news that Associate Artist Martha Loader is one of the six winners of the Peggy Ramsay/Film4 Awards which celebrate and support emerging British writing talent

Information, News, Press Release, Shows Information, News, Press Release, Shows Information, News, Press Release, Shows Information, News, Press Release, Shows The artwork for the New Wolsey Theatre's main production in Spring 2024, 'Little Shop of Horrors.' Against a dark green leafy background is a man wearing glasses looking startled as he peers through the mouth of a Venus fly trap plant, with sharp teeth. At the bottom of the image, white text reads ‘Spring 2024 Season Announced.’

Stunning Spring 2024 season announced!

November 1st, 2023

We’re delighted to announce our unprecedented Spring Season for 2024, with a large-scale smash-hit musical, five new national partnerships and continued support of Ipswich’s emerging talent! Musical theatre fans will be delighted as the New Wolsey Theatre, Octagon Theatre Bolton, Hull Truck Theatre and Theatre By The Lake present Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s smash-hit […]

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Returning and new stars cast for 2023 Rock ‘n’ Roll panto!

October 11th, 2023

We are delighted to announce the cast and creatives of our 2023 Rock ‘n’ Roll pantomime, Dick Whittington and his Cat! Dick Whittington and his Cat will feature the return of 2022 Goldilocks and the Three Bears panto favourites Elizabeth Rowe as Alice, Steve Simmonds – who cannot wait to be transformed from last year’s […]

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Cast Announcement! Three fantastic actors starring in ‘The Red Lion’ this Autumn!

July 28th, 2023

  We are delighted to announce the cast and creatives for our new production of Patrick Marber’s West End smash-hit drama, The Red Lion, directed by our Artistic Director/Chief Executive Douglas Rintoul

Shows On the left of the banner are three figures standing together, all of them looking comically serious or in awe. A large clock face is behind them and two of the figures hold the clock hands. The third holds a smoke machine, emitting a bright blue smoke that circles around the front of them. A large blue title to the right reads 'The Time Machine: A Comedy' and further, smaller text reads 'Michael Dylan, Star of 'The Goes Wrong Show' Dave Hearn, Amy Revelle' and 'four stars, 'gloriously silly, unrestrained fun' - The Stage.' Text above them reads 'written by Steven Canny & John Nicholson, directed by Orla O'Loughlin.' Also on the right is light blue text reading 'Online stream.'

‘The Time Machine’ Now Available to Watch Online

June 22nd, 2023

Following the recent stage premiere of Steven Canny & John Nicholson’s play, ‘The Time Machine’ – A Comedy, starring Michael Dylan (‘Wilf’), Dave Hearn (founding member of the Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre, ‘The Goes Wrong Show’) and Amy Revelle (‘Offside’), a filmed version of the live show will be available to stream online for two years from Thursday […]

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Our Associate Artist The Paper Birds and their new show ‘Feel Me’ coming soon to the New Wolsey!

June 5th, 2023

One of our newly announced Associated Artists, The Paper Birds, is bringing a new, interactive show to our stage this summer – Feel Me (more information below)

News A collage of photos of the six new associate artists for the New Wolsey Theatre. From Aspire Black Suffolk, there are photos of Elma Glasgow, Ellisha Soanes, Tonia Wilson and Franstine Jones. The other photos are of Jamie Beddard, Martha Loader, Mae Munuo, two staff members from The Paper Birds and two staff members from Spinning Wheel Theatre.

The New Wolsey Theatre announces its first Associate Artists and Artist Relationship programme

June 2nd, 2023

Six East Anglian artists and companies – Aspire Black Suffolk, Jamie Beddard, Martha Loader, Mae Munuo, The Paper Birds and Spinning Wheel – are delighted to have been appointed to work with the New Wolsey Theatre’s Chief Executive/Artistic Director Douglas Rintoul in Ipswich, as part of its inaugural Associate Artists programme celebrating and supporting creativity in […]

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