The Gordon Craig Theatre

Theatre in Stevenage 

The Gordon Craig Theatre is the only major theatre in Stevenage. The theatre is in the Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre. The theatre is easily accessible by train, car & bus. The theatre was officially opened in 1976 by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The Auditorium 

The theatre consists of two halls. The smaller of these is the theatre itself with a capacity of 501. The stage is a thrust stage is 24m x 8m deep.
The theatre boasts a proud tradition of presenting plays, pantomimes, operas, dances and orchestral concerts.
The second and largest hall is the Concert Hall with a capacity of 1,200. The concert hall plays host to a variety of shows including live music and comedy.

Notable past acts include: 

  • Jimmy Carr

  • Jim Davidson

  • Milton Jones

  • Rhydian

The theatre is also notable for the popular and still playable 1932 Christie theatre organ. This was installed in 1987 after originally being in the Carlton cinema in Liverpool. The console for the organ can be played in the orchestra pit or brought onto the stage.

Notable future events include:

  • Theatre Productions

  • Comedy 

  • Films 

  • Music Shows 

  • Talks 

And much, much more...

Please see the Gordon Craig Theatre website for all future listings. 

Theatre in Stevenage
Theatre in Stevenage

Opening Times

  • Mon 10am - 11pm
  • Tue 10am - 11pm
  • Wed 10am - 11pm
  • Thur 10am - 11pm
  • Fri 10am - 11pm
  • Sat 10am - 11pm
  • Sun 10am - 11pm

Additional info:

Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm Box Office is open 10am - 6pm

Theatre in Stevenage

Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Food and Drink
  • Disabled Access
  • Group Bookings
  • Entrance Fee