Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge Arts Theatre
6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge CB2 3PJ
01223 578933
Website: Cambridge Arts Theatre

When looking for theatres in Cambridge, there are plenty of options. If you seek an intimate theatre with good seating, decent prices, and a great atmosphere, look no further than the Cambridge Arts Theatre, which offers a well-rounded selection of plays, dance performances, and classic productions for any Cambridge audience. The theatre was founded in 1936 by celebrated economist John Maynard Keynes, and it has been thriving ever since.

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Cambridge Arts Theatre

A Christmas Pantomime
Photo by Sebastian Ballard

The Cambridge Arts Theatre is a theatre in Cambridge that embraces some of the most famous and challenging plays of all time. This Cambridge stage has been home to such Shakespearean classics as Henry VI, The Taming of the Shrew, and his most heart-wrenching tragedy of all, King Lear. The Cambridge Arts Theatre also reaches towards antiquity with plays set in ancient Rome like Handel’s Agrippina, and centuries-old operas like Cavalli’s Jason. Each year at Christmas, this theatre in Cambridge puts on a family-fun pantomime show, an excellent event for people of all ages. The theatre also helps children from underprivileged areas pay for transportation to the theatre so that they too might enjoy the magic of Christmas at the theatre.

The Cambridge Arts Theatre is always thinking about ways to improve the audience experience, and discussions are currently underway pertaining to a potential remodeling of the theatre to provide Cambridge patrons with a new bar, café, and box office, while simultaneously creating a new studio wherein the actors could refine their craft, making for even better performances.

This theatre in Cambridge has been graced by the magnates of the industry, such as the famed Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour. Whether you want to see a splendid performance or you are looking for a night of entertainment and atmosphere, don’t miss out on the premier Cambridge Arts Theatre, and you will not be disappointed.

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