Essex Theatre Guide



BASILDON - Towngate Theatre - 01268 465465

Sun 26th May

Milkshake! Live

Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen! 11.30am & 2.30pm. Adult £17.50, child: £16.50, under 18mths £2, family £64

BRAINTREE, Braintree Arts Theatre - 01376 566354

CHELMSFORD, Civic / Cramphorn Theatre - 01245 606505

CLACTON Westcliff Theatre - 01255 474000

Sat 25th May

The Wizard of Oz

Join Dorothy on her magical adventure ‘Over the Rainbow’. Fun for all the family and guaranteed to have you smiling all the way to Oz and back as Dorothy and her friends battle that Wicked Witch. 11am & 2.30pm. Adult £16, child £14, family £52.

CLACTON Princes Theatre - 01255 686633

COLCHESTER Arts Theatre - 01206 500900

Sat 22nd June

Apocalyptic Circus Presents: My House

A circus theatre experience for little people and their families. This exciting, magical, quirky structure, which can be put up almost anywhere, invites people to come close and become part of the performance. Tickets £5.95. 10am, 11.30am & 1.30pm.

COLCHESTER Mercury Theatre -  01206 573948

GRAYS - 0845 300 5264

Thameside Theatre

HARLOW Playhouse - 01279 431945

SOUTHEND - Cliffs Pavilion & Palace Theatre - 01702 351135

Sun 26th - Tue 28 May

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The timeless classic has made its way off the page and onto the stage and features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four of Eric Carle’s stories. 11.30am, 1pm & 4pm. Tickets: £13.50 / family £50.

Fri 28th & Sat 29th Jun

The Gruffalo

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. 10.30am & 1.30pm. Tickets: £17.50.

Thu 11th - Sun 14th July

Tom Gates - Live on Stage

An exciting and hilarious new adventure brings Liz Pichon’s fantastic characters to life and is perfect for all the family whether you are a lover of the books or new to Tom and his friends! Performance times and ticket prices vary.






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