What’s On: Drama

26th March 2021
‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King. The King, recently married to his new, and sixth, wife, Queen Catherine Parr, is in poor health; his leg continues to cause him considerable pain and he is often in a poor humour! In the course of the 'audience', His Majesty will recount the events of his long reign; telling of his wives and his children, and His Majesty will invite his Loyal Subjects to Petition him or question him on ANY related subject : there may be some surprising answers - a lively Q&A is assured!’
5th May 2021
Another impressive and ambitious production from Coventry’s Youth Operetta Group! A joyful and moving musical portrait of PT Barnum, the nineteenth century’s greatest show-biz legend.
30th May 2021
Anyone. Anywhere. Anyplace. Anytime. Anything. Proforca Theatre Company returns to the Albany Theatre Studio after Lockdown with AAAAA (FiveA), a brand new piece of theatre which will be performed for one night only in Coventry as part of it’s London premiere in 2021.
4th June 2021
A bilingual, reimagined, modernized version of a Shakespeare classic. Set in a time where every country around the world has adopted 'Brexit' like policies and closed their borders to neighbouring countries.
7th June 2021
A thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde immerses you in the myth and mystery of 19th century London’s fog-bound streets where love, betrayal, and murder lurk at every chilling twist and turn.
10th June 2021
Pacifism is a hard game; to six people from a sleepy English village, it's war.
18th July 2021
The cream of UK amateur theatre competes in the National Drama Festival Associations’s British All-Winners Finals in the Albany’s main house, with an additional exciting daytime programme of theatre-related events in the Studio, in Coventry’s UK City of Culture Year.
11th September 2021
Pulp Friction are the world's best Quentin Tarantino live tribute band. Experience a unique cocktail of singing, dancing & theatrical performance using the effortless stylised themes from the legendary films of Quentin Tarantino.
13th October 2021
Pulse Records Limited in association with Bill Elms presents the UK premiere tour of Helen Forrester’s BY THE WATERS OF LIVERPOOL. Adapted by Rob Fennah / Directed by Gareth Tudor Price
15th October 2021
This laughter-filled parody of the classic D.H. Lawrence novel will bring you high drama, high comedy and highly-raised eyebrows.
20th October 2021
A full-cast production set in the murky Dark Ages where love, politics and witchcraft collide. A war worn Macbeth is told by three sisters that he is fated to become King of Scotland so beginning a series of events that lead to the destruction of Kings, friends and souls as he, and his Lady, try to cling to the tainted crown.
4th November 2021
After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, we return with this follow-up stage play. Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life those three startling cases, The Sussex Vampire, The Creeping Man and The Devil's Foot! Jonathan Goodwin returns as Sherlock Holmes, in a show scripted by himself and co-directed by Goodwin and Gary Archer.