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Drama And Theatre Events In Leicester

Theatre, Performances And Plays In Leicester

Attending a theatre workshop could be tremendous fun and an absolute stress buster. Be it improv, musicals, open mics, screening or performing arts in Leicester, we have got it all covered. If you wish to step into the world of theatre and want to learn acting or storytelling, you can even register for theatre workshops happening in Leicester. Express and Impress and Collaborate with the theatre artists and hone your skills by simply attending a few theatre events every week or during weekends. Find out the best theatre events in Leicester. You will be surprised to find yourself locked in a laughter riot with your friends.

Upcoming Theatre Events in Leicester

  • Nov 12
    College Court Conference Centre & Hotel Tue Nov 12 2019 at 09:30 am
  • Nov 14
    University of Leicester Students' Union Thu Nov 14 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Nov 14
    Upstairs at the Western Thu Nov 14 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 15
    The Emerald Centre Fri Nov 15 2019 at 02:30 pm
  • Nov 15
    The y Theatre Fri Nov 15 2019 at 08:30 pm
  • Nov 16
    Guildhall Lane, Leicester, LE1 5, United Kingdom Sat Nov 16 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 17
    Attenborough Arts Centre Sun Nov 17 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Nov 17
    The Little Theatre Sun Nov 17 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 17
    The Y Theatre Sun Nov 17 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 17
    CURVE theatre, Leicester Sun Nov 17 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 19
    Curve Theatre Tue Nov 19 2019 at 10:00 am
  • Nov 19
    CURVE theatre, Leicester Tue Nov 19 2019 at 01:30 pm
  • Nov 19
    Phoenix Leicester Tue Nov 19 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Nov 19
    BrewDog Leicester Tue Nov 19 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 20
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Wed Nov 20 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    Kilworth House Hotel and Theatre Thu Nov 21 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    University of Leicester Thu Nov 21 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    Upstairs at the Western Thu Nov 21 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    De Montfort Hall Thu Nov 21 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 21
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Thu Nov 21 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 22
    Wreake Valley Academy Fri Nov 22 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Nov 22
    Upstairs at the Western Fri Nov 22 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 22
    The Y Theatre Fri Nov 22 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Nov 23
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Sat Nov 23 2019 at 02:30 pm
  • Nov 23
    Whitewall Galleries Sat Nov 23 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 23
    Enderby Parish Church Sat Nov 23 2019 at 08:30 pm
  • Nov 24
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Sun Nov 24 2019 at 02:30 pm
  • Nov 24
    ODEON Luxe Leicester Square Sun Nov 24 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Nov 24
    Haymarket Theatre Leicester Sun Nov 24 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Nov 25
    George Davies Centre Mon Nov 25 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 25
    The Cedars Academy Mon Nov 25 2019 at 07:45 pm
  • Nov 26
    The Y Theatre Tue Nov 26 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 27
    Upstairs at the Western Wed Nov 27 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 28
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Thu Nov 28 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 29
    Curve Theatre Fri Nov 29 2019 at 10:00 am
  • Nov 29
    Woodside Lodge Outdoor Learning Centre Fri Nov 29 2019 at 06:30 pm
  • Nov 29
    Sue Townsend Theatre Fri Nov 29 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Nov 30
    The Y Theatre Sat Nov 30 2019 at 11:00 am
  • Nov 30
    Sue Townsend Theatre Sat Nov 30 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 01
    The Y Theatre Sun Dec 01 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 03
  • Dec 04
    Upstairs at the Western Wed Dec 04 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 05
    Attenborough Arts Centre Thu Dec 05 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 06
    Sue Townsend Theatre, 16 Upper Brown Street LE1 5TE Fri Dec 06 2019 at 06:00 pm
  • Dec 09
    CURVE theatre, Leicester Mon Dec 09 2019 at 04:30 pm
  • Dec 10
    Upstairs at the Western Tue Dec 10 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 11
    United Reformed Church Hall Wed Dec 11 2019 at 07:15 pm
  • Dec 11
  • Dec 11
    New College Leicester Wed Dec 11 2019 at 07:45 pm
  • Dec 12
    Upstairs at the Western Thu Dec 12 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 12
    The Little Theatre Thu Dec 12 2019 at 08:00 pm
  • Dec 13
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Fri Dec 13 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 14
    De Montfort Hall Sat Dec 14 2019 at 01:00 pm
  • Dec 15
    The y Theatre Sun Dec 15 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 17
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Tue Dec 17 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 17
    Leicester Guildhall Tue Dec 17 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 17
    The Y Theatre Tue Dec 17 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 18
    The y Theatre Wed Dec 18 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 19
    Leicester Square Theatre Thu Dec 19 2019 at 08:45 pm
  • Dec 20
    CURVE theatre, Leicester Fri Dec 20 2019 at 11:00 am
  • Dec 20
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Fri Dec 20 2019 at 07:00 pm
  • Dec 20
    The Y Theatre Fri Dec 20 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 21
    The Y Theatre Sat Dec 21 2019 at 02:00 pm
  • Dec 21
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Sat Dec 21 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 23
    Leicester Guildhall Mon Dec 23 2019 at 02:00 pm
  • Dec 23
    The Y Theatre Mon Dec 23 2019 at 07:30 pm
  • Dec 31
    Duffy's Bar Tue Dec 31 2019 at 08:30 pm
  • Jan 20
    CURVE theatre, Leicester Mon Jan 20 2020 at 07:30 pm
  • Jan 25
    Newarke Houses Museum Sat Jan 25 2020 at 02:00 pm
  • Feb 05
    The Y Theatre Wed Feb 05 2020 at 08:00 pm
  • Feb 06
    Leicester Haymarket Theatre Thu Feb 06 2020 at 08:00 pm
  • Feb 07
    Knight & Garter Fri Feb 07 2020 at 05:45 pm
  • Feb 08
  • Feb 28
    Curve Theatre Fri Feb 28 2020 at 10:00 am
  • Mar 11
    De Montfort Hall Wed Mar 11 2020 at 07:00 pm
  • Leicester Theatre Scene

    Leicester has a vibrant theatre scene with budding writers and performers and ensures a fun time for the audiences with a variety of musicals, ballet, plays, film festivals and more. If you enjoy musicals check out Footloose and Chicago High School Edition at Sue Townsend Theatre and The Addam’s Family at The Little Theatre. Other interesting Leicester theatre shows are A Heart at Sea and Sick at Y Theatre, Shut Down at Curve Theatre and Russell Kane at De Montfort Hall If you are keen to join the Leicester Theatre circuit and are looking for some performing arts schools and workshops, look no further. The Greatest Showman Workshop is a 4 day Easter Expressive Arts Course at Leicester Vocal Tech comprising singing, dance & drama. Another workshop you can check out is the weekly drama classes,  Leicester Youth Theatre conducts these regularly at Tesco Extra Community Space. Stars Performing Arts Leicester and Leicester College of Performing Arts are some more performing arts schools you can check out. Leicester Theatre Group, a non-profit charity run by experienced theatre professionals, produce professional standard youth theatre productions giving students practical experience of the professional world of theatre. If you are keen to perform straight up, head over to Haymarket Theatre to audition for upcoming plays.

     

    Leicester theatres to look out for

    The curve is a spectacular state-of-the-art theatre that produces and hosts a diverse programme of musicals, plays, dance and opera creating outstanding and award-winning theatrical experiences. The Little Theatre, running for over 90 years is a predominantly voluntary run organization, home to the Leicester Drama Society (LDS) and has a studio area, the Moyra Haywood Studio, which hosts niche productions.  The Drama society performs and produces twelve in-house shows every year along with a consistently popular pantomime, performed in the 350 seat auditorium.  The Haymarket Theatre is a multi-purpose venue available for theatre productions, e-sports tournaments, live music, awards, parties, and conferences. The main auditorium has a seating capacity of 900 and has newly installed sound desks and lighting systems, along with a café, licensed bar, and a TV gallery. Sue Townsend Theatre has a rich history in the performing arts and a stellar cast of leading British actors and actresses have performed at the theatre and regularly hosts events organized by local and national arts, music, theatre, and dance companies. Upstairs at Western is Leicester’s only pub theatre and regularly showcases some beautiful musicals like Home and some captivating plays like Between Us and Yes, Please, Thank you.S

     

    Leicester Film Festivals

    National Student Drama Festival is an annual festival in Leicester for people aged between 16-25 who love theatre. It is an opportunity to show your work, learn, discuss, write and try something new. The Annual Short Cinema Festival showcases established and emerging talent from across the Midlands and beyond, creating an exciting mix of films across genres, styles, and budget. The Festival provides local writers, producers, and directors an opportunity to exhibit their work on the big screen to a discerning audience of film-lovers. The Indie Filmmaker Showcase is a platform for emerging talent and pioneering independent filmmakers from around the globe. The Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival is a weeklong festival running featuring performances, music, poetry, talks, discussion forums as well as art and films concerning human rights issues. UK Asian Film Festival celebrates the very best in films with a link to South Asian culture, its vibrancy and its many dimensions including people, places, and stories.