This Week

Thu 30 Mar

17:45

Pre Show Meal (March)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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We offer a limited number of Pre Show meal tickets at a special discounted rate of £14.50. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu – don’t forget to book your show tickets too.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Pre Show Meal tickets (either online or over the phone), your table is automatically reserved in the café bar. You must take your table by 90 minutes before the performance. We will reserve your table in the café bar under the same name that the tickets were booked in. Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a two course meal is £14.50. The on the day price will vary as the menu changes.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The menu changes regularly and will always include a vegetarian option. You can check out the current menu by clicking the link below.

If you have special dietary requirements please contact our Hospitality Team who will do what they can to help: catering@wolseytheatre.co.uk or 01473 295904.

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Only 18 tickets left.

19:45

Tommy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich in co-production with Ramps on the Moon.

Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon

Based on the iconic 1969 concept album, The Who's TOMMY is the multi-award winning epic rock musical written by Pete Townshend.

With a cast of 22 performers and musicians, this is the story of the pinball-playing boy which has entertained and intrigued audiences for more than 40 years. A one-of-a-kind theatrical event!

Tommy will feature a creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation which will enhance the experience for everyone. It is the second touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon – a consortium of theatres across the UK that are committed to driving change in their organisations. For more information, visit www.rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Please note that this production explores some adult themes and contains loud music.

Originally Produced On Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions.

Performed By Arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

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Fri 31 Mar

17:45

Pre Show Meal (March)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

We offer a limited number of Pre Show meal tickets at a special discounted rate of £14.50. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu – don’t forget to book your show tickets too.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Pre Show Meal tickets (either online or over the phone), your table is automatically reserved in the café bar. You must take your table by 90 minutes before the performance. We will reserve your table in the café bar under the same name that the tickets were booked in. Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a two course meal is £14.50. The on the day price will vary as the menu changes.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The menu changes regularly and will always include a vegetarian option. You can check out the current menu by clicking the link below.

If you have special dietary requirements please contact our Hospitality Team who will do what they can to help: catering@wolseytheatre.co.uk or 01473 295904.

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Be quick!
We only have 20 tickets left for this performance.

19:45

Tommy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich in co-production with Ramps on the Moon.

Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon

Based on the iconic 1969 concept album, The Who's TOMMY is the multi-award winning epic rock musical written by Pete Townshend.

With a cast of 22 performers and musicians, this is the story of the pinball-playing boy which has entertained and intrigued audiences for more than 40 years. A one-of-a-kind theatrical event!

Tommy will feature a creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation which will enhance the experience for everyone. It is the second touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon – a consortium of theatres across the UK that are committed to driving change in their organisations. For more information, visit www.rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Please note that this production explores some adult themes and contains loud music.

Originally Produced On Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions.

Performed By Arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

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We only have 34 tickets left for this performance.

Sat 1 Apr

10:00

Wolsey Writers - Spring 17

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Please note: Sat 1 April and Sat 8 April workshops will take place at DanceEast. A member of the New Wolsey Theatre Ticket Sales team will be there to greet you.

“You can make anything by writing”

Have you got a story to tell? A touch of the poet? Are plays your scene? Or do you struggle to find your voice?
Wolsey Writers is a creative writing group which meets backstage at the New Wolsey Theatre. It offers a space to let your imagination work, tips on how to improve and encouragement to help you achieve your goals. Whether you’re new to creative writing – or looking to stretch yourself – this workshop will support and inspire you.

Spring 2017 – Tools and Techniques

We’re running a series of eight workshops, 18 February – 8 April, which focus on creative writing Tools and Techniques. This course is most suitable for writers who have committed to a big project, such as a novel or script. It’s also suitable for people who wish to improve their skills and develop ideas.

18 Feb – What are you writing about?
25 Feb – Set the Scene
4 March – Developing Characters
11 March – “Authenticity”
18 March – Dialogue
25 March – Demons
1 April – Ambiguity and Suspense (this workshop will be held at DanceEast)
8 April – Your Voice (this workshop will be held at DanceEast)

There will be opportunities for group feedback on your work in progress. Please book early as places are limited.

Facilitated by award-winning author, Katie Ward. Her novel ‘Girl Reading’ was critically acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. Tweet @katiewardwriter, #WolseyWriters, and facebook/katiewardwriter. New members are welcome throughout term.

Saturdays, 10am – 12 noon. Meet at the Ticket Desk.
£14.50 per workshop.
Tools and Techniques: £100 for a course of eight workshops, 18 February – 8 April
Tea & coffee provided. Tickets 01473 295900 or www.wolseytheatre.co.uk

“Humble, informative and inspirational – that is surely the success and key to Wolsey Writers.”
“Cheers @katiewardwriter for blowing away the creative cobwebs. #feelinginspired”
“Excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed it and, as ever, it was great to discuss writing with others.”

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Only 12 tickets left.

10:30

We're Stuck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by One Tenth Human and China Plate

Ever got terribly stuck on a problem? Ever made a silly mistake and felt like a fool?
Brilliant! Then this show is for you.

Join us on a special tour into the heart of a top secret research institute, where cutting edge scientists need your help tackling some extremely tricky problems. But beware: there may be unexpected dangers....

Inspired by the latest educational neuroscience, this innovative interactive show will stretch your brain in unexpected directions.

WARNING: there may be numbers. And robots.

“It was like being in Dr Who!”

Suitable for ages 7 to 12

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Really want tickets?
There is hope; we sometimes get returns nearer the time. Please call 01473 295900 to join the waiting list.

13:30

We're Stuck

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

A few more details ...

Presented by One Tenth Human and China Plate

Ever got terribly stuck on a problem? Ever made a silly mistake and felt like a fool?
Brilliant! Then this show is for you.

Join us on a special tour into the heart of a top secret research institute, where cutting edge scientists need your help tackling some extremely tricky problems. But beware: there may be unexpected dangers....

Inspired by the latest educational neuroscience, this innovative interactive show will stretch your brain in unexpected directions.

WARNING: there may be numbers. And robots.

“It was like being in Dr Who!”

Suitable for ages 7 to 12

Full performance details

Sold Out
Really want tickets?
There is hope; we sometimes get returns nearer the time. Please call 01473 295900 to join the waiting list.

17:45

Pre Show Meal (April)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

We offer a limited number of Pre Show meal tickets at a special discounted rate of £14.50. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu – don’t forget to book your show tickets too.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Pre Show Meal tickets (either online or over the phone), your table is automatically reserved in the café bar. You must take your table by 90 minutes before the performance. We will reserve your table in the café bar under the same name that the tickets were booked in. Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a two course meal is £14.50. The on the day price will vary as the menu changes.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The menu changes regularly and will always include a vegetarian option. You can check out the current menu by clicking the link below.

If you have special dietary requirements please contact our Hospitality Team who will do what they can to help: catering@wolseytheatre.co.uk or 01473 295904.

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 16 tickets left.

19:45

Tommy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich in co-production with Ramps on the Moon.

Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon

Based on the iconic 1969 concept album, The Who's TOMMY is the multi-award winning epic rock musical written by Pete Townshend.

With a cast of 22 performers and musicians, this is the story of the pinball-playing boy which has entertained and intrigued audiences for more than 40 years. A one-of-a-kind theatrical event!

Tommy will feature a creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation which will enhance the experience for everyone. It is the second touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon – a consortium of theatres across the UK that are committed to driving change in their organisations. For more information, visit www.rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Please note that this production explores some adult themes and contains loud music.

Originally Produced On Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions.

Performed By Arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

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We only have 32 tickets left for this performance.

Mon 3 Apr

11:00

Chester Tuffnut

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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A Gomito Theatre and Polka Theatre Co-Production

An action-packed escapade with a one-of-a-kind creature Chester Tuffnut is a new production created by Gomito and Polka Theatre.

Chester Tuffnut isn’t your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind! Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his armchair, but most of all he loves adventure! The curious creatures in Woodland have gone so long without excitement; they’ve forgotten how to have fun. Luckily, Chester is on hand to bring happiness and laughter back to his new Woodland friends.

Told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics, this show is full of humour, thrills, spills, near misses and great escapes. This is a story about discovering new places and making friends, while encouraging everyone to have at least one adventure a day.

Suitable for ages 2+

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13:30

Chester Tuffnut

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

A few more details ...

A Gomito Theatre and Polka Theatre Co-Production

An action-packed escapade with a one-of-a-kind creature Chester Tuffnut is a new production created by Gomito and Polka Theatre.

Chester Tuffnut isn’t your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind! Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his armchair, but most of all he loves adventure! The curious creatures in Woodland have gone so long without excitement; they’ve forgotten how to have fun. Luckily, Chester is on hand to bring happiness and laughter back to his new Woodland friends.

Told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics, this show is full of humour, thrills, spills, near misses and great escapes. This is a story about discovering new places and making friends, while encouraging everyone to have at least one adventure a day.

Suitable for ages 2+

Full performance details

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17:45

Pre Show Meal (April)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

We offer a limited number of Pre Show meal tickets at a special discounted rate of £14.50. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu – don’t forget to book your show tickets too.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Pre Show Meal tickets (either online or over the phone), your table is automatically reserved in the café bar. You must take your table by 90 minutes before the performance. We will reserve your table in the café bar under the same name that the tickets were booked in. Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a two course meal is £14.50. The on the day price will vary as the menu changes.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The menu changes regularly and will always include a vegetarian option. You can check out the current menu by clicking the link below.

If you have special dietary requirements please contact our Hospitality Team who will do what they can to help: catering@wolseytheatre.co.uk or 01473 295904.

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 18 tickets left.

19:45

Tommy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich in co-production with Ramps on the Moon.

Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon

Based on the iconic 1969 concept album, The Who's TOMMY is the multi-award winning epic rock musical written by Pete Townshend.

With a cast of 22 performers and musicians, this is the story of the pinball-playing boy which has entertained and intrigued audiences for more than 40 years. A one-of-a-kind theatrical event!

Tommy will feature a creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation which will enhance the experience for everyone. It is the second touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon – a consortium of theatres across the UK that are committed to driving change in their organisations. For more information, visit www.rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Please note that this production explores some adult themes and contains loud music.

Originally Produced On Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions.

Performed By Arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

Full performance details

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Best availability!
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Tue 4 Apr

11:00

Chester Tuffnut

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

A few more details ...

A Gomito Theatre and Polka Theatre Co-Production

An action-packed escapade with a one-of-a-kind creature Chester Tuffnut is a new production created by Gomito and Polka Theatre.

Chester Tuffnut isn’t your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind! Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his armchair, but most of all he loves adventure! The curious creatures in Woodland have gone so long without excitement; they’ve forgotten how to have fun. Luckily, Chester is on hand to bring happiness and laughter back to his new Woodland friends.

Told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics, this show is full of humour, thrills, spills, near misses and great escapes. This is a story about discovering new places and making friends, while encouraging everyone to have at least one adventure a day.

Suitable for ages 2+

Full performance details

Buy Tickets

13:30

Chester Tuffnut

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

A few more details ...

A Gomito Theatre and Polka Theatre Co-Production

An action-packed escapade with a one-of-a-kind creature Chester Tuffnut is a new production created by Gomito and Polka Theatre.

Chester Tuffnut isn’t your ordinary treemole – in fact he is one of a kind! Chester likes wearing jumpers and sitting in his armchair, but most of all he loves adventure! The curious creatures in Woodland have gone so long without excitement; they’ve forgotten how to have fun. Luckily, Chester is on hand to bring happiness and laughter back to his new Woodland friends.

Told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics, this show is full of humour, thrills, spills, near misses and great escapes. This is a story about discovering new places and making friends, while encouraging everyone to have at least one adventure a day.

Suitable for ages 2+

Full performance details

Buy Tickets

17:00

Pre Show Meal (April)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

We offer a limited number of Pre Show meal tickets at a special discounted rate of £14.50. These tickets include 2 courses from a pre-theatre set menu – don’t forget to book your show tickets too.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Pre Show Meal tickets (either online or over the phone), your table is automatically reserved in the café bar. You must take your table by 90 minutes before the performance. We will reserve your table in the café bar under the same name that the tickets were booked in. Please note drinks and service are not included in the Meal Deal.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a two course meal is £14.50. The on the day price will vary as the menu changes.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The menu changes regularly and will always include a vegetarian option. You can check out the current menu by clicking the link below.

If you have special dietary requirements please contact our Hospitality Team who will do what they can to help: catering@wolseytheatre.co.uk or 01473 295904.

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Be quick!
We only have 20 tickets left for this performance.

19:00

Tommy

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich in co-production with Ramps on the Moon.

Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff
Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon

Based on the iconic 1969 concept album, The Who's TOMMY is the multi-award winning epic rock musical written by Pete Townshend.

With a cast of 22 performers and musicians, this is the story of the pinball-playing boy which has entertained and intrigued audiences for more than 40 years. A one-of-a-kind theatrical event!

Tommy will feature a creative use of audio description, captioning and British Sign Language interpretation which will enhance the experience for everyone. It is the second touring production made in association with Ramps on the Moon – a consortium of theatres across the UK that are committed to driving change in their organisations. For more information, visit www.rampsonthemoon.co.uk

Please note that this production explores some adult themes and contains loud music.

Originally Produced On Broadway by Pace Theatrical Group and Dodger Productions with Kardana Productions.

Performed By Arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited

Full performance details

Sold Out
Really want tickets?
There is hope; we sometimes get returns nearer the time. Please call 01473 295900 to join the waiting list.

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