ADC Theatre

Park Street, Cambridge, CB5 8AS

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Technical Director and Programme Designer needed for the Marlowe Showcase!

Technical Director  - you would be responsible for helping us turn this traditionally in-person show into a dynamic and engaging online experience! Programme Designer - you would be responsible for putting together a programme to help agents learn more about our actors!

    Contact before 24th Jan 2021 23:59 for more details.

    ADC Theatre 15:00 on 11th January Twitter

    During this Spring lockdown we are keen to support some online productions! If you have a video or radio show that you would like to produce, then make an application at

    #theatre #ADCOnline

    ADC Theatre 15:02 on 7th January Twitter

    Due to the University of Cambridge's announcement that students will not return for its Spring season, we have had to cancel all performances at the ADC until Monday 5th April.

    If you have tickets for a cancelled production, you will receive an email on how to claim your refund

    ADC Theatre 15:00 on 5th January Twitter

    Due to the current lockdown, we have unfortunately had to cancel all performances at the ADC Theatre until Monday 22nd February.

    If you already have tickets for a cancelled production, you will receive instructions via email on how to claim your refund.

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 30th December Twitter

    This metal structure took centre stage at the ADC Theatre in 2016 for Rumpelstiltskin, the CUADC/Footlights Pantomime. Watch this video to see the role it played and how it was assembled!…

    #panto #theatre @Cam_Footlights @CUADC

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 28th December Twitter

    2015 saw the ADC Theatre transported to Nottingham Forest for the CUADC/Footlights Pantomime production of 'Robin Hood'. Here's a diagram of the set design.

    #panto #theatre @CUADC @Cam_Footlights

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 23rd December Twitter

    2014's Panto was The Emperor's New Clothes. Follow this link to see how this impressive set was assembled!…

    #panto #theatre @CUADC @Cam_Footlights

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 21st December Twitter

    During this festive season we're looking back to Pantos past. ⁠
    Here we have an aerial shot of a piece of set from 2003's Alice in Wonderland. ⁠

    @c.u.a.d.c @cambridgefootlights⁠

    #panto #theatre #christmas #xmas #shows #cambridge #play #studenttheatre #aliceinwonderland

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 20th December Twitter

    In the latest addition to the ADC Archive, former President of Bread Theatre and Film Company Shameera Lin talks about the process behind staging 'Atomic Jaya'.

    You can read the whole piece at

    #theatre #cambridge #archive #adcarchive #history

    ADC Theatre 11:34 on 15th December Twitter

    Only two days before our screening of the 'Nutcracker' movie!

    This special, festive film is only available to watch in the ADC Theatre's socially-distanced auditorium, between this Thursday and Saturday


    @balletcentral #ballet #cambridge

    ADC Theatre 16:47 on 9th December Twitter

    We are excited to announce that we plan to re-open the Corpus Playroom in Spring 2021!

    If you are a student and would like to write, direct or produce a show, then you can apply to stage a show by clicking here:

    #theatre #cambridge

    ADC Theatre 14:02 on 8th December Twitter

    Just over a week until the film of THE NUTCRACKER arrives at the ADC Theatre!

    Watch it in our socially-distanced auditorium Thu 17 to Sat 19 December.


    @balletcentral #ballet #nutcracker

    ADC Theatre 13:01 on 7th December Twitter

    Our spring season is now on sale!

    See what plays, comedy shows and musicals we have coming up by visiting

    #theatre #cambridge

    ADC Theatre 11:17 on 3rd December Twitter

    Here's a great article by the co-creators of @sixthemusical about their memories of doing shows at the ADC Theatre!

    Read it here:…

    ADC Theatre 13:02 on 1st December Twitter

    Do you know someone aged 14-16 interested in pursuing a career in theatre management? Applications for our July 2021 work experience programme are now open and close on Tuesday 5th January. More information is available on our website at Photo: Helena Fox

    ADC Theatre 14:52 on 30th November Twitter

    We are happy to confirm that the screening of the film version of THE NUTCRACKER will be able to go ahead between 17 and 19 December!

    Watch this special, socially-distanced screening just before Christmas. Tickets available at

    @balletcentral @csbschool

    ADC Theatre 11:01 on 25th November Twitter

    Looking for a Christmas present to give someone?

    Support the theatre you love by giving them an ADC gift voucher.

    Get a gift voucher at

    Photo from 'Twelfth Night' in 2015, taken by Johannes Hjorth

    #theatre #christmas

    ADC Theatre 10:01 on 17th November Twitter

    Looking for something to watch just before Christmas! We will be screening a filmed version of THE NUTCRACKER at the ADC Theatre, from 17 to 19 December!


    @balletcentral @csbschool

    ADC Theatre 12:31 on 13th November Twitter

    One year after its staging in October 2019, Director Adedamola Laoye reflects on his production of 'The Convert'

    You can read the whole piece at

    #adc #director

    ADC Theatre 12:01 on 10th November Twitter

    We've unfortunately had to close our doors to the public once again, but we're excited about the shows we'll be able to present when we're able to re-open!

    Our Management team are on furlough but you can contact us at 01223 359547 every Monday, 11am-6pm

    #theatre #cambridge

    ADC Theatre 23:04 on 4th November Twitter

    Unfortunately, we are experiencing some technical difficulties with tonight’s stream of 'Almost Romeo and Juliet'. We hope to have the issue resolved by 23:15 and thank you for your patience in the meantime.

    ADC Theatre 17:25 on 4th November Twitter

    ★★★★★ from The Cambridge Student for ORDINARY DAYS!

    The show finishes tonight, and in-person tickets have sold out, so the only way you can watch it is by booking a streaming ticket at

    Read the review:…

    ADC Theatre 09:01 on 4th November Twitter

    We're streaming a recording of ALMOST AND JULIET tonight at 11pm! Don't miss this hilarious comedy based on a Shakespeare classic, streaming for one night only!

    Tickets available at

    #comedy #cambridge

    ADC Theatre 19:02 on 3rd November Twitter

    We are livestreaming a Footlights Smoker tonight at 11pm, and this one will have performances by brand-new comedians!

    See the freshest in student stand-up and sketch comedy, performing as a livestream to watch at home


    #comedy @Cam_Footlights

    ADC Theatre 15:31 on 3rd November Twitter

    If you're watching the stream of ORDINARY DAYS tonight or tomorrow, and want to make a cocktail to accompany it, then here's our suggested recipe!

    Tickets still on sale at

    #musical #cocktail @CUMTS

    ADC Theatre 13:36 on 3rd November Twitter

    ORDINARY DAYS is performing tonight and tomorrow night at 7.45pm! Don't miss your tickets for our last Mainshow before the lockdown.

    In-person tickets selling fast but plenty of streaming tickets available.

    #musical #newyork @CUMTS

    ADC Theatre 11:49 on 1st November Twitter

    We regret to announce that all scheduled performances at the ADC Theatre between Thursday 5th November and Saturday 5th December will be cancelled. All customers with tickets to cancelled performances will be contacted as soon as possible next week with more information.

    ADC Theatre 18:51 on 30th October Twitter

    Wanting to tune in to tonight's penultimate performance of Macbeth? There is still time to grab your streaming ticket from #drama #theatre #livestream

    ADC Theatre 09:01 on 30th October Twitter

    Here's the publicity design for the hilarious student-written musical NO CASH LEFT ON THE PREMISES OVERNIGHT!

    Streaming 11 to 14 November at 11pm


    Poster by Ailsa Critten

    #musical #comedy

    ADC Theatre 11:30 on 29th October Twitter

    We're delighted to reveal the publicity design for the play 'How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found'!

    Tue 10 – Sat 14 November at 7.45pm


    Design by Polly Ruppel

    #play #student


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    Past shows

    See all the shows that have been performed here at the venue history page.