Experience the joy of live theatre with our March Sheffield Theatre Guide, a selection of the best pieces of performance Sheffield City Centre has to offer throughout March, including Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Run Sister Run and The Duck.
The Crucible Theatre
Coriolanus | 6th - 28th
"Celebrated super soldier Coriolanus is propelled to power, only to lose the trust of the people. Torn down from his pedestal, banished at the height of his fury, he unites with an old enemy to bring down the city he once fought for. A contemporary take on Shakespeare’s play about the disconnect between the rulers and the ruled"- The Crucible Theatre
Behind the scenes experience also available. See website for more details. Production contains strobe lighting\ haze and smoke\loud sound effects\scenes of a violent nature.
Crucible Theatre | 1.15pm, 7pm & 7.15pm | £15 - £40 | 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 1DA
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert | 2nd - 7th
A heart-warming and hilarious story of "self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance", join the journey of three friends who travel across the desert to put on the show of a lifetime. With tonnes of glitter, stunning costumes, and a non-stop parade of disco classic including Hot Stuff, I Will Survive, and Finally, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert will have you on your feet and feeling fabulous.
Lyceum Theatre | 2pm, 3pm & 7.45pm | £15 - £50 | 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 1DA
A Monster Calls | 10th - 14th
Thirteen-year-old Conor is having a hard time with an estranged Dad, ill Mum, interfering Grandmother and school bullies. When a monster appears at his window one night, telling the tales of its life, Connor must face telling his own story, and face his own fears.. "A monster hit" - The Times
Lyceum Theatre | 2pm & 7.15pm | £15 - £45 | 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 1DA
Cabaret | 17th -21st
"It’s 1931, Berlin is a haven of divine decadence and the legendary Sally Bowles is about to take stage at the infamous Kit Kat Klub." With The Independent hailing the production as "the most stunningly fresh and imaginative revival of a classical musical that I have ever seen", this is unmissable viewing!
Lyceum Theatre | 2pm & 7.45pm | £15 - £55 | 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 1DA
Geisha (ballet) | 24th - 28th
"Two young women, bound by vows of friendship, find themselves in the midst of a collision between East and West. As their lives are torn painfully apart, encounters from beyond the grave unleash an unexpected vengeance on their world." - The Lyceum
Lyceum Theatre | 2pm & 7.15pm | £13 - £45 | 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 1DA
Run Sister Run | 27th Feb - 21st Mar
"Sisters Connie and Ursula were once everything to each other. Years on they’re almost strangers. When a family bombshell is dropped, Connie is forced to retrace forty years of sisterhood and confront a web of painful secrets and conflicting loyalties. A witty and heartfelt story of family, class and dependence, asking what does it really mean to belong to someone?" - Studio Theatre. Behind the scenes experience also available. See website for more details.
Studio Theatre | 7:45pm / 2:15pm | 55 Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 1DA
Studio Theatre take part in this annual UK theatre festival, with plays commissioned by the National Theatre for young people to perform, pairing some of the UK's most promising writers with the 'theatre-makers of tomorrow'. Performances include: The Marxist in Heaven, The It and The Changing Room. See website for more details.
The Duck | 7th
A play about autism, with a difference. The Duck is an exploration of one woman’s life after she gets her autism diagnosis.This award-winning play will show you a whole new way to look at the world. - Theatre Deli Ages 12+
Theatre Deli | £10-£12 + booking fee | 7:45pm - 8.30pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
Polly: The Heartbreak Opera | 11th
"Join a gang of women to dance, drum, sing and slash their way through this 18th Century rom-com. Using bouffon, drag, and Berlin techno, we meet jilted brides, pregnant murderers, pirates, politicians and power pop girl bands. This a viciously satirical, unashamedly sexy, fierce and very funny not-quite-musical, with songs inspired by Peaches, Britney and Nina Simone." Ages 16+, contains adult themes
Theatre Deli | £10-£12 + booking fee | 7:45pm - 9.15pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
Beach Body Ready (in association with SheFest 2020) | 12th
"It's the season of cutting carbs, hitting it hard at the gym, and shaving everything from the chin down. Summer has rocked up and the media has us thinking about how our bodies aren't up to scratch and there are companies ready to capitalise on that. We've been shamed, dehumanised, and humiliated for how we look and we've had enough." - Theatre Deli, ages 14+ Includes strong language and themes such as mental health, eating disorders and body dysmorphia.
Theatre Deli | £10-£12 + booking fee | 7:45pm - 9pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
The Smile Club (in association with SheFest 2020) | 14th
"A darkly comic, searingly satirical one woman show about how a dystopian government drive exists to tame unruly women. Lisa’s been through it all and she now knows – beyond a shadow of a doubt – that nobody likes a girl who makes a fuss. She knows too, that life is simpler when you let things go. And she certainly has. All of it." - Theatre Deli, ages 12+
Theatre Deli | £10-£12 + booking fee | 7:45pm - 8.45pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
Conker Kids | 18th - 19th
Conker Kids explores the experiences of Sheffield children during WWI and how they echo what’s going on in the adult world of conscientious objectors, the home front and the impact of war. Ages 12+
Theatre Deli | £10-£12 + booking fee | 2pm & 19.45pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
Gulp! | 29th
"An extraordinary adventure about water, dripping with fun! - Follow Maya on her exciting, interactive journey through rivers, oceans and the sea in this magical story about how to care for the world and its precious resources. Ages 7+ accessible to d/Deaf, hearing and non-English speaking audiences.
Theatre Deli | £10+ booking fee | 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ
Hop, Skip, Jump! | 15th
An exciting afternoon of four 20 minute performances aimed at young audiences, including behind the scenes access and cast meets. Expect music, fun and laughter! Theatre Deli's cosy cafe will be open afterwards to carry on the conversation with the performers. Recommended ages vary with each show.
Theatre Deli | Pay as you feel | 2pm - 4pm | 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield City Centre, S1 4QZ