Cambridge Arts Theatre

6 Saint Edwards Passage, Cambridge
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Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:06 on 20th October Twitter

We are incredibly relieved and grateful to receive funding from the Government's #CultureRecoveryFund. Thank you @DCMS, @ace_national & @hmtreasury
Read our full statement here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 09:47 on 7th October Twitter

On Sunday, the #EclecticLightShow Theatre Special with @Icloudmandy featured the Arts Theatre, with plenty of interviews with stars that have graced our stage over the years. Enjoy listening to their stories and catch up with the show here:…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 20:52 on 2nd October Twitter

An interview with our Chief Executive, Dave Murphy, was featured on @itvanglia this evening.

In case you missed it, you have 24 hours to catch up here:…

Tune into the second Anglia West video at 2 mins 25 seconds.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:07 on 18th September Twitter

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Groan Ups (19 – 24 Oct 2020) has been rescheduled. Performances will now take place from Mon 5 –Sat 10 April 2021. All tickets remain valid for the equivalent performances and have been transferred automatically. Read more:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 15:22 on 14th July Twitter

While we remain closed for the time being, we would love to share some digital news from our friends @OriginalTheatre, who are re-releasing their online production of Sebastian Faulks’s masterpiece BIRDSONG, from 16 July for just 72 hours.
More info:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:27 on 9th April Twitter

We are very sorry to announce that we are now cancelling all performances until Saturday 27 June 2020 due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

For more information please read our Chief Executive Dave Murphy's updated statement on our blog:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:53 on 27th March Twitter

Today is #WorldTheatreDay and we want to thank our wonderful audiences. We have received such kind messages, and the generosity of our patrons' donations is both heartwarming and inspiring. Our lights may be out for the time being but our hopes for the future remain undimmed.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:27 on 25th March Twitter

Our friends at @OriginalTheatre have launched their new project #OriginalOnline where you can pre-order their productions of 'The Habit Of Art' (launching 26 March) and 'The Croft' (launching 27 March) to watch in the comfort of your home!…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:36 on 24th March Twitter

Thank you @3HeadedLizard for your generosity! We hope to welcome you back to the Theatre soon. 🎭…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 19:49 on 20th March Twitter

Please read our blog for our updated statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and a message from our Chief Executive Dave Murphy:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 18:41 on 16th March Twitter

Due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Cambridge Arts Theatre is temporarily closed. We will be updating customers further over the coming days. Please read our full statement here:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 13:03 on 16th March Twitter

The Box Office is closing for staff training from 1pm for an hour. We will re-open at 2pm, we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 15:16 on 15th March Twitter

Due to the developing Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, sadly, Cambridge Footlights have taken the decision not to go ahead with tonight’s performance on Sunday 15 March 2020 at 7.45pm. Please visit our Facebook page for our full statement:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 15:58 on 13th March Twitter

Fantastic seats for An Inspector Calls have just been released across all of next week... Heralded as the theatrical event of its generation, this incredible production is not to be missed.

Call Box Office on 01223 503333 to grab them before they go!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:39 on 13th March Twitter

Did you catch @MischiefComedy on the sofa with @Schofe and @HollyWills on @ThisMorning this week? Watch here:

Catch their hilarious new comedy Groan Ups on our stage in October!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 13:24 on 12th March Twitter


Circle seats for An Inspector Calls have just been released for the 7.45pm performance on Thursday 19 March - call Box Office on 01223 503333 to grab them before they're gone.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:46 on 11th March Twitter

Switch over to @ItvNews at Ten with @DanielHewittITV tonight to catch @MrJonathanLynn chatting all things I'm Sorry Prime Minister I Can't Quite Remember - the hilarious new political satire on our stage in June. @ITV

Tickets on sale now:

Cambridge Arts Theatre 13:04 on 10th March Twitter

We are currently experiencing problems with our telephone lines so you may have trouble calling Box Office, please bear with us whilst we resolve the issue.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 09:48 on 9th March Twitter

Today our Box Office will be closed for staff training, but you can still book your theatre tickets online at Box Office will re-open on Tuesday 10 March.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 17:53 on 6th March Twitter

Tune into @BBCR4Today tomorrow from 7am to hear @mrjonathanlynn chatting all things I'm Sorry Prime Minister I Can't Quite Remember, the brand new addition to the hilarious political satire series #YesPrimeMinister!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 15:00 on 28th February Twitter

Not long now until @Cam_Footlights are on our stage.

Join us Sunday 8 March for a spectacular showcase of student talent.

Book your tickets now as they're going fast!

Image: © Michelle Spielberg

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:16 on 28th February Twitter

We can't wait until @AMonsterPlay is on our stage, check out this sneak peek from the #EclecticLightShow this Sunday on @cambridge105 3PM.

Book your tickets now from…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 12:11 on 28th February Twitter

It's your last chance to see @Womaninblack_UK before she once again disappears in to the shadows!

Don't miss out on seeing this ingenious stage adaptation of Susan Hill's acclaim ghost story ending this Saturday.

Book your ticket now before its to late!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:45 on 26th February Twitter

Today would have been the legendary Johnny Cash's 88th birthday!

Celebrate this great musician by booking your tickets to see @MillionDollarUK

With us 30 March - 4 April

Cambridge Arts Theatre 10:56 on 21st February Twitter

There's only a few days before the deadline for our Sales and Marketing Assistant vacancy.

If you're looking for an exciting entry-level role to kick start your career in the theatre industry and arts marketing, this is for you!

Deadline: Mon 24 Feb

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:00 on 20th February Twitter

Audiences have been blown away by @AMonsterPlay, breathtakingly inventive & imaginatively staged, a large ensemble cast combine aerial stunts and physical theatre, with an original musical score.

With us Tuesday 24 - Saturday 28 March BOOK NOW!!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 14:00 on 20th February Twitter

The Olivier Award-winning show @AMonsterPlay is with us 24 - 28 March and audiences are loving it! BOOK NOW!

Cambridge Arts Theatre 13:00 on 20th February Twitter

Here's another comment from @AMonsterPlay's open night!

With us 24 - 28 March don't miss out on this phenomenal production and it's dazzling insight in to love, life and healing.

Cambridge Arts Theatre 11:36 on 20th February Twitter

Listen again to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire's interview with @MsGfaye, @shayneTward and @MrkieronR talking all things @BandOfGoldPlay

With us until Saturday 22 Feb. BOOK NOW!…

Cambridge Arts Theatre 16:53 on 17th February Twitter

If you are seeing the show this week, Trumpington Road and Fen Causeway are closed to motorists and disruptions to buses are expected.

Please check your route before travel & allow yourself extra time.

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Past shows

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