what's on

Welcome


Welcome to the Clifftown Theatre & Studios website. Built in 1865 with its magnificent gothic bell tower and stunning fascia, Clifftown United Reformed Church has been one of the finest sites in Southend for over a century. Purchased in 2008, it was transformed into a stunning state-of-the-art Theatre and performance space and awarded the Southend Society's 'Clifftown Award' for 2010. With 5 rehearsal studios and a dynamic theatre space, Clifftown Theatre & Studios has given rise to a diverse range of shows, workshops, summer schools, community events and professional touring productions, and is home to the world renowned East 15 Acting School.

NEWS

Welcome back! With the long awaited sounds and sights of a new season on the horizon, we thought it was about time to offer our own seasonal cure to a long winter with the announcement of our Summer Season of adaptation and imagination! Tickets are now on sale for all of our upcoming productions, which you can snap up in a few simple clicks via this website, or by dialling 11 little numbers and letting our Box Office book your seat for you! However you choose to book, you're guaranteed entertainment that will dazzle and delight!

 

Want more info? Just click on a show title in the 'What's On' box to find out more!

 

THE LAST STRAW: 7-9 May

 

HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES: 14-16 May

 

WORLDS APART: 21-23 May

 

ACT LOCALLY: 28-30 May

 

 

TOURING PRODUCTIONS

 

Flabberghast Theatre present 

 

BORIS AND SERGEY'S VAUDEVILLIAN ADVENTURE

 

Thurs 1st Oct, 7:30pm

 

Simply the greatest vaudevillian double act ever conceived for the small stage present for your viewing pleasure a plethora of pleasing plays and skits! Expect riotous exploits, malarkey, molestation and mirth. An improvised crossover cabaret featuring Bunraku Puppetry and character comedy for discerningly twisted adult audiences.

 

***** Three Weeks: An audience that is flabberghasted, left in awe, astonishment and fits of laughter!

***** Edinburgh Guide: An irresistible combination of child’s play and the seedy late night rendez-vous 

 

 

It couldn’t be easier to get free tickets!

1)   Get your free Loyalty Card from the Box Office.

2)   Collect the stamps.

3)   Collect 9 stamps; get your 10th ticket free!

 

From adults to children, and from the traditional to the unusual, Clifftown Theatre offers something for everyone to enjoy!

 

 

BOX OFFICE OPENING TIMES

TUES:   9am-5pm

WED:    9am-5pm

 

If calling outside of these hours please leave a voice message and someone will reply to your query shortly. Alternatively, you can book online or email us at clifftown@essex.ac.uk

 

Already know which show you'd like to see? Why not CLICK HERE to go straight through to the Box Office online booking service. NB:  please call The Box Office to book specific seats, and to discuss any mobility issues or special needs: 01702 328335