Corpus Playroom

St. Edward's Passage, Cambridge

The Corpus Playroom is an intimate studio venue in the heart of Cambridge.

The Playroom is owned by Corpus Christi College, and managed by the University of Cambridge through the ADC Theatre. The College drama society, the Fletcher Players, are the resident company.

The L-shaped studio is Cambridge's primary fringe space, showcasing a variety of productions, with an emphasis on new writing. Seasons are programmed simultaneously with the ADC Theatre.

During term there are normally two shows a night, with a student price of only £5.

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Get involved with shows at Corpus Playroom:
Actors needed for Smorgasbord!

Actors needed for Smorgasbord! Particularly looking for Chinese/East Asian, Black/Mixed Race and Gender Non-Confirming/Trans actors!

    Contact before 31st Jan 2022 23:59 for more details.


    We are looking for a prod team help bring this fantastic original student comedy to life! Roles available are: Publicity Designer : Lighting Designer  Sound Designer  Stage Manager  Set Designer  Costume Designer 

      Contact, before 23rd Jan 2022 00:00 for more details.

      Smorgasbord Directors!

      Smorgasbord is looking for 3 Directors ! No experience needed, just a passion for some new theatre! We are particularly looking for directors  from BAME backgrounds!

        Contact, before 27th Jan 2022 23:59 for more details.


        The play does contain a literal crucifixion and a lot of screaming - we’re going for something real and visceral and so we are looking for six talented actors to work in a tight-knit, supportive team to bring it to life. If you’re looking for something intense and unforgettable, then this show is for you!! We’re on the hunt for: Jesus Intern 1 Intern 2 Intern 3 Intern 4 The Secretary (a silent role, but on stage throughout - perfect for low commitment)

        • Sat 22nd Jan, 13:00–15:00, Main Lecture Theatre at St John’s College

        Contact (Nadia Lines, she/her, nl418, Director) or our producer Miruna Tiberiu (she/her, mit25) before 31st Jan 2022 00:00 for more details.

        The Calligrapher is looking for a Set Designer, Lighting Designer, and Sound Designer!

        The Calligrapher team are still looking for the roles of: - Set Designer  - Lighting Designer  (including managing projections during the show) - Sound Designer 

          Contact (Francesca - Producer) (Lise - Director) (Maddy - Assistant Producer) before 28th Jan 2022 00:00 for more details.

          Smörgåsbord needs a prod team!

          We are looking for a lighting designer , sound designer , stage manager  and photographer  for this Week 6 one night stand of new writing!

            Contact and before 24th Jan 2022 23:59 for more details.


            A witch coven consisting of three friends, Margaret, Emily and Lawrence, are highly unsuccessful in their activities. Margaret, the leader of the coven, takes her magic seriously, while Lawrence can’t tell the difference between magic and life hacks, and Emily just wants to keep their friendship alive. But when they summon a demon called Graham, master of banal evil, with grand, but underwhelming plans, their friendship is tested in ways they previously hadn’t thought possible. This play is taking place for the first time in the Corpus Playroom from the 8th-12th of February. We are looking for a production team to bring this fantastic production to life. Apply by email by emailing, and We are looking for Stage Manager  Lighting Operator Sound Operator Set Designer  Costume Designer 

              Contact,, before 21st Jan 2022 23:59 for more details.


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              Past shows

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