Production Archive

Spring Awakening
Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s ‘Spring Awakening’, charts the coming of age of 11 late 19th century German teenagers, through the medium of folk-infused rock. It deals with a myriad of issues – sex, mental health, death, suicide, sexual and physical abuse and the struggles of being subjected to the […]

Spring Awakening

Accidental Death
“But I’m mad, Inspector: certified mad! I’m a sort of amateur performance artist – my fellow performers need to be people who don’t realise that they’re in my plays.” The city is in uproar following news of the mysterious death of an anarchist who fell from a window during a […]

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

‘Prevent couldn’t, pardon the pun, do enough to prevent tragedy. Respect will. And after all, what teacher hasn’t wished that children wouldn’t learn more respect?’ Books are being banned. Students are being sent to specialist behavioral units for reading. Teachers are being forced to stay silent. The world is changing […]

Teaching British Values

Starry-eyed young lovers Alexis and Aline wish everyone in their village could be as happily besotted as they are. In a moment of inspiration, they decide to hire John Wellington Wells, a distinguished representative of a highly respectable London firm of sorcerers, to brew a love-potion for their fellow citizens. […]

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society: The Sorcerer

‘This is my rage. This is my love. This is my town. This is my city. This is my life’. The Tony Award-winning hit rock musical ‘American Idiot’, which includes every song from Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ album as well as several songs from the following release ’21st Century Breakdown’, […]

American Idiot

A newly qualified journalist gets his first big break writing for the Maily Dail just as the biggest upset in British politics is about to occur. How will he cope with his fearsome editor and the many throws and spills of the referendum campaign? Follow the story of Cavid Dameron’s […]

A Very Brexit Musical

“Everyone understands uncertainty. Or thinks he does. No-one understands my trip to Copenhagen.” September 1941. Nazi occupied Denmark. Two friends meet. One is a German nuclear physicist, Werner Heisenberg; the other, Niels Bohr, a Danish Jew, was once his colleague and mentor. Their meeting is documented, but what was said […]


Four old school friends – Ella, Cathie, Robyn and Sal – reunite at a bar to reminisce about the good old days. However, Philippa, the fifth member of the group, is noticeably absent; upon discovering her old diary, she decides to do some reminiscing of her own. Over the course […]

Don’t Ever Change

Bedroom Farce is a hilarious comedy by legendary British playwright Alan Ayckbourn, set over the course of one night in the bedrooms of three couples: Ernest and Deila, Jan and Nick, and Malcolm and Kate. A fourth couple, Trevor and Susannah are having problems and their presence at Malcolm and […]

Bedroom Farce

Join the graduating class of William Ocean High School as they live through their final senior year – as they experience the fun, the heartbreak, the loves and the loneliness of growing up… all set to the biggest hits of the 80’s! Set in the USA, Back To The 80’s […]

Back to the 80s

Following rave reviews of its premiere in 2009, at the Royal Court Theatre, Jerusalem’s run was extended and transferred to the Apollo. Jerusalem follows Johnny “Rooster” Byron on St. George’s Day, who besides being a local waster and modern day Pied Piper, is also a wanted man. Council officials want […]


“Heads, heads, heads.” Have you ever wondered if you’re not, in fact, the leading role in your own life but, actually, a walk-on part in someone else’s tragedy? It’s been a while since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern last saw Hamlet, their old friends from university, and things in Denmark have gotten […]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Songs for a New World is, according to composer Jason Robert Brown, “about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice, or take a stand, or turn around and go back.” With a rousing score that blends elements of pop, gospel and jazz, featuring tight […]

Songs for a New World

It’s that time of the year when we have a pantomime again! Last year’s was solid, this year’s is more gaseous, so bring £3, have up to but not including 10 drinks beforehand and lower your expectations for the most under-rehearsed and under-prepared event since the 2017 Robinson May Ball! […]

Pantomime 2016: Cinderella

Joseph is coming to Cambridge! Brought to you by Robinson’s Brickhouse Theatre Company, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical tells the well-known tale of Joseph and his coat of many colours from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. With a humorous blend of musical styles and a range of […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Set in sunny Venice, The Gondoliers tells the story of the Palmieri brothers who hold mastery over the city’s canals and the hearts of the local girls. But the arrival of the Spanish aristocracy along with the Grand Inquisitor presents a royal revelation and a serious identity crisis to the […]

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society: The Gondoliers

Joseph is an insecure and bitter man living through the rise of social media. He is a conformist in every sense, but as The Connection begins to monopolise all aspects of life, a tragic spiral of events leads Joseph to re-examine his relationship with himself and those around him as […]

The Connection

This October the Pembroke Players will return from their tour of Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan with the same Shakespeare play first toured ten years ago: Romeo and Juliet. In the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare’s death the ever-recognisable love story of Romeo and Juliet continues to find new resonance. This […]

Pembroke Players Japan Tour: Romeo and Juliet

Straight from the English set texts comes William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline. Imogen, daughter of King Cymbeline, has displeased her father by marrying Posthumus. In exile, Posthumus proclaims the beauty of his wife to the villainous Iachimo and lays a wager on her fidelity. But Iachimo will stop at nothing to prove […]


The Brickhouse Theatre Company presents Samuel Barber’s lush, gothic opera Vanessa. First performed in 1958, this expansive work won Barber the Pulitzer prize, but has since been under-performed. Director Judith Lebiez brings Vanessa to life in its first Cambridge presentation. In the words of Barber’s partner, and librettist, Giancarlo Menotti: […]