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Michèle Taylor appointed MBE for services to Theatre and People with Disabilities

February 6th, 2023

Michèle Taylor has been appointed MBE for services to Theatre and People with Disabilities as part of the New Year’s Honours list

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Emerging Suffolk talent cast in production of Dennis Kelly’s ‘DNA’!

January 19th, 2023

“I’m thrilled to be back at the Wolsey after spending my teenage years with the Young Company

News A photograph of a crowd of people watching a performance outside the New Wolsey Theatre in 'The Bowl' performance space. The performance involves a giant red balloon. The New Wolsey logo in white is in the top-left corner and a banner along the bottom reads 'Find Your Wonder: #LetsCreate.'

New Wolsey Theatre announces Arts Council Funding for 2023-26

November 4th, 2022

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is pleased to announce that its application to remain in the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio has been successful

Shows Guy Rhys (Benedick) and Daneka Etchells (Beatrice) in Much Ado About Nothing. Photo by Johan Persson. Guy and Daneka stand close together and look into each other’s eyes. They are trying to wind each other up and smile wryly. Guy wears a light blue suit and Daneka wears a bright yellow jumpsuit.

An Interview with ‘Much Ado about Nothing’s’ Benedick and Beatrice

September 29th, 2022

Shakespeare’s raucous comedy, directed by Robert Hastie and co-production with Ramps on the Moon, opens at the Crucible on Friday 9 September before touring to Leeds Playhouse (Tuesday 27 September – Saturday 1 October), Birmingham Rep (Tuesday 4 – Saturday 8 October), Nottingham Playhouse (Tuesday 11 – Saturday 15 October), New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich (Tuesday 18 […]

Shows The Company of Much Ado About Nothing. Photo by Johan Persson. The full company of performers are line dancing and are all dressed in Country and Western clothing. There are colourful lights and people lift their arms in the air as they dance.

‘Much Ado about Nothing’ – What It’s All About

September 29th, 2022

Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s most-loved comedies! There are mistaken identities, a faked death, and all the characters deceive each other for their own ends

Jobs On a navy, starry background, with soft pink twilight-like glows, are the words 'Hiring: Rehearsal CSM' in white text. Three bears stand facing away from the viewer in the bottom right corner and the 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' title is in the top right.

We’re looking for a Rehearsal CSM for panto!

September 26th, 2022

The New Wolsey Theatre (NWT) is looking for a CSM to join an SM team of three, to help us rehearse and tech our new Christmas actor-musician panto Goldilocks and the Three Bears

News, Shows News, Shows The image is bright and colourful. Within a pink circle lit up around the outside with dressing room lights are a man and a woman, laughing together as he plays the tambourine and she dances. Red, pink, orange and yellow light beams from the circle.

Cast announced for new Bollywood musical ‘Bombay Superstar’ from Sâmir Bhamra

September 22nd, 2022

A spectacular cast has been announced for the world premiere of Bombay Superstar, the dazzling new Bollywood musical set in the sizzling disco era of the 1970s, from the award-winning Phizzical Productions

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The Inclusive Practice Practitioner’s Network – Supporting D/deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent Artists and Practitioners to develop their participation skills

September 14th, 2022

For the British Sign Language interpretation of the information below, please watch the video above   The New Wolsey Theatre is looking for five D/deaf, disabled or neurodivergent theatre makers or practitioners, based in East Anglia, to work with our Youth Theatres from November 2022 to February 2023

News Photo from the production of Tommy. Captain Walker plays acoustic guitar while Tommy performs on top of the pinball machine and the company dance around them.

Embedding Inclusion and Access: A Training Series for Producers

September 4th, 2022

For the British Sign Language interpretation of the information below, please watch the video above

News, Shows News, Shows A cast announcement for 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' at the New Wolsey Theatre. Hannah Baker as Fleece’em, Richard Costello as Wilberforce T. Whippum, Will Hamilton as Flog’em, Adam Langstaff as Papa Bear, Jared Leathwood as Tommy Topper, Natasha Lewis as Fairy Aurora, Elizabeth Rowe as Baby Bear, Tasha Shanade as Mama Bear, Steve Simmonds as Dame Belinda Big Top, Luke Thornton as Bobo, the clown, and Lucy Wells as Goldilocks.

Announcing the cast for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll panto – ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears!’

August 5th, 2022

  The New Wolsey Theatre has today announced the full cast and creative team for this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll panto Goldilocks and the Three Bears, which will run from Thursday 24 November 2022 – Saturday 28 January 2023 and will be livestreamed simultaneously from Thursday 15 December 2022 – Monday 2 January 2023

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