WESTGATE IS HOME TO NEW WOLSEY THEATRE... 

New Wolsey Theatre has an exciting programme of comedy, drama and contemporary performance to entertain and inspire. You’ll also find the stunning Willis Building designed by award-winning architect Sir Norman Foster and a selection of car parks perfect for nipping into the town centre.

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Cinderella - The Rock 'n' Roll Panto

29/11/2018 - 02/02/2019

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This year, the New Wolsey Theatre goes back to where it all began, Cinderella – the Rock’n’Roll panto!

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Once - the musical

06/09/2018 - 22/09/2018

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A guy, a girl and the song that brought them together. A story of taking chances and going for your dreams...

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The Return of the Soldier

01/10/2018 - 06/10/2018

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​On the centenary of the First World War’s end, The Return of the Soldier is an...

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The Habit of Art

08/10/2018 - 13/07/2018

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In The Habit of Art, Bennet gives the New Wolsey Theatre a play about a meeting between...

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The Lovely Bones

13/11/2018 - 17/11/2018

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Alice Sebold’s novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers....

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Still No Idea

24/09/2018 - 25/09/2018

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Still No Idea is the further adventures of a disabled woman who’s not allowed to have any adventures...

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Withering Looks

26/09/2018 - 27/09/2018

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Withering Looks takes an “authentic” look at the lives and works of the Brontë sisters – well, two...

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An Evening of Marvin Gaye

23/09/2018

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Expect stunning soulful vocals from the charismatic Wayne Hernandez, incredible harmonies and...

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H.G. Wells The Time Machine

28/09/2018

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The year is 1959. It is the golden age of sci-fi. A mysterious man arrives at Radio Woking to present a thrilling...

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Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

29/09/2018

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​Spontaneous musical comedy at its finest - direct from the West End and returning to Ipswich for...

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Wisdom of a Fool

07/10/2018

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​Star of 1950s British stage and screen, the legendary Norman Wisdom packed houses across...

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Shakatak

14/10/2018

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Soul, funk and jazz legends Shakatak have enjoyed a level of success and career longevity rarely...

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Woke

18/10/2018

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​From the creator of the hit show Black Is the Color of My Voice comes a new story about the 20th-century...

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Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin

19/10/2018

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With a narrative that is both romantic and thought-provoking, the central character is the fiercely intelligent...

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China Crisis

04/11/2018

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​Liverpool legends China Crisis are making their first ever appearance in Ipswich. They will be performing...

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Carmen - The Gypsy

10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018

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Set in the contemporary British traveller community this poetic drama features forbidden love...

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Isle of Brimsker

15/10/2018 - 17/10/2018

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​A lighthouse keeper lives on a desolate outcrop surrounded by stormy seas. Duty bound to maintain...

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Deaf Comedy Fam

18/09/2018

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Full of hilarious tales about growing up with deaf parents, this show will be performed in both Sign...

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A Super Happy Story (about feeling super sad)

20/09/2018

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Sally is a happy person, but she’s also got an illness – one that makes her feel like she isn’t the...

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The Search for a Black-Browed Albatross

25/09/2018

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Charlie is about to embark on the journey that her late father never did. To find the one bird that...

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Let Me Look at You

27/09/2018

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Stand-up meets solo theatre in this personal story from the gay 'movement'...

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Prison Game

02/10/2018

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​When prison is your world, how do you function within society? This gripping, and at times chilling...

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Summit

04/10/2018

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In a blend of languages, including fully integrated BSL, three performers tell a story from three...

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Be My Baby

16/10/2018 - 20/10/2018

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Be My Baby follows the fortunes of Mary Adams, aged 19, unmarried and seven months pregnant...

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3 Little Pig Tails

08/09/2018

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A brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris. A grumpy old wolf is...

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

20/10/2018

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Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires)...

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Tom Thumb

15/09/2018

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One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking - there's nothing left to eat so they are going to leave...

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Hey Diddle Diddle

22/09/2018

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When the full moon shines bright there’s magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play...

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The Snail and the Whale

22/10/2018 - 23/10/2018

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Follow the tiny snail’s exciting journey, as seen through the eyes of an adventurous young girl and her...

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There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly

25/10/2018

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This magical show has been written especially for grown ups to enjoy with their children...

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Minor Miracles

24/10/2018

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A laugh out- loud, one-of-a-kind magic show packed with world class sleight-of-hand magic...

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Treasure Island

30/10/2018 - 03/11/2018

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With Billy Bones’ map in hand Jim sets sail with the motley crew of the Hispaniola in search of...

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The Scarlet Pipistrelle

08/01/2019 - 19/01/2019

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1793. Paris is gripped by the Jacobins. The Compte de Creme-Brulée is to be guillotined...

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