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November 2015
£5

The Rover

26th November 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 28th November 2015 @ 7:00 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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The Rover - Brickhouse November 2015

'The Rover' is a seventeenth century black comedy set during the carnival in Naples. When placed in a modern setting, 'The Rover' deals with the romantic escapades of a group of lads on holiday and explores important contemporary issues including sexual abuse and gender. The entitled 'rover' is Willmore (Peter Adefioye), a self-assured naval captain who falls in love with Hellena (Laura Prince), a young woman soon destined to become a nun. Things become complicated when a well-known courtesan, Angellica…

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December 2015
£3

Pantomime 2015 – Peter Pan

2nd December 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 7:40 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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Come. Laugh. Cry. Cheer. Boo. Clap. Call things like "they're behind you" and "oh no it doesn't/oh yes it does". Organised fun. Organised drama. Organs. Piano. Music. Acting. Comedy. Tragedy. Problem play. Caricatures. People. Caricatures of people. People of caricatures. Characters. Imagination. Fantasy. Reality. Lolz. Not-lolz. Things that are neither lolz nor not-lolz. Existence. Pants. Mime. Pantomime. At 7pm on Wednesday, come down to the Theatre to see the Robinson Pantomime event of the year: The Robinson Pantomime! Afterwards, go…

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February 2016
£6 - £8

Jesus Christ Superstar

24th February 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 27th February 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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When dreams of power and takeover begin to fill the minds of the Disciples, Judas is quick to express his disdain at Jesus in order to avoid punishment being brought upon himself and The Disciples. Caiaphas, Annas, and others agree that his followers need to be crushed and Jesus must die. This is the epic tale of the seven days leading to Jesus' death on the cross - with music composed by none other than Andrew Lloyd Webber! You don't…

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March 2016
£5 - £8

Vanessa

3rd March 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 5th March 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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Vanessa

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: "This is the story of two women, Vanessa and Erika, caught in the central dilemma which faces every human being: whether to fight for one's ideals to the point of…

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June 2016
£3

Cymbeline

16th June 2016 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Maria Bjornson Theatre,
Robinson College
Cambridge, CB39AN United Kingdom
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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 that Imogen has been unfaithful – and Posthumus seems implacable in his revenge. Tickets only £3 on the door! Reviewed by the director as: "actually good in places" https://www.facebook.com/events/296115117393662/  …

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October 2016
£6 - £8

Pembroke Players Japan Tour: Romeo and Juliet

13th October 2016 @ 8:00 PM - 15th October 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 is a modern, energised restaging of the classic text. Having performed in Tokyo, Okinawa, Ely, Cambridge and London – don’t miss the last few performances of this show with some…

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November 2016
£6 - £8

The Connection

9th November 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 11th November 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 he is forced to confront The Connection and the way it has indelibly changed the way we all experience the world. Wednesday 9th November 2016, 7:30pm Thursday 10th November 2016,…

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Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society: The Gondoliers

17th November 2016 @ 7:30 AM - 19th November 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 Gondolieri and their brides. With romance, political satire, roses white and roses red, The Gondoliers will be a show to remember. Of that there is no manner of doubt, no…

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£6 - £8

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

23rd November 2016 @ 7:45 PM - 26th November 2016 @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 colourful and lovable characters, 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' follows the parable of a farmer's son whose astonishing dreams of power soon become an unimaginable reality. This is not…

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£3

Pantomime 2016: Cinderella

30th November 2016 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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! Join Cinderella as she goes through the motions of the story we've seen done to death. But with some crude jokes, all your friends, and a subversive take on the…

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February 2017
£6 - £8

Songs for a New World

9 February @ 7:45 PM - 11 February @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 harmonies and darling vocals, Songs for a New World transports its audience from the deck of a spanish sailing ship bound for a new land, to the ledge of a…

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£6 - £8

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

16 February @ 7:30 PM - 18 February @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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"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 a little rotten since then. These two minor characters, who watch from the wings as Shakespeare's play unfolds, are thrown centre-stage to make sense of it all in Tom Stoppard's…

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£6 - £8

Jerusalem

23 February @ 7:30 PM - 25 February @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 to evict him, his son wants to be taken to the fair, and his rag-tag group of mates wants his ample supply of drugs and alcohol. It’s a play about…

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March 2017
£6 - £8

Back to the 80s

2 March @ 7:45 PM - 4 March @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 tells the story of 17-year-old Corey, who is madly in love with Tiffany Houston, one of the coolest girls in the school. However, she is too busy mooning over Michael…

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May 2017
£9 - £12

Bedroom Farce

23 May @ 7:45 PM - 27 May @ 10:00 PM
ADC Theatre,
Park Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB5 8AS United Kingdom
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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 Kate's housewarming party is dreaded by all. With Nick stuck in bed, Jan goes alone, but upon seeing Trevor, an old flame, things don't go quite as she planned. Nobody…

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October 2017
£5 - £6

Don’t Ever Change

7 October @ 7:00 PM - 8 October @ 7:00 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 of the evening, we rediscover the group’s school days and watch as their friendships become increasingly fractured, as arguments over schoolwork, the pressure to fit in and their complicated love…

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November 2017
£6 - £8

Copenhagen

5 November @ 7:30 PM - 7 November @ 7:30 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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“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 is lost to history. In a Europe engulfed by war and vying for nuclear armament, questions of personal and national responsibility, politics and physics, ethics and duty strain against each…

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£6 - £8

A Very Brexit Musical

9 November @ 7:45 PM - 11 November @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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 ill-fated decision to hold a referendum in the first instance, alongside Joris Bohnson’s grasp for power in supporting the leave campaign. Does anyone come out as a winner? This musical…

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£6 - £8

American Idiot

16 November @ 7:45 PM - 18 November @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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'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', is coming to Brickhouse! American Idiot follows three friends - Johnny, Will, and Tunny - as they try to navigate a post 9-11 world. Johnny and Tunny escape to the…

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£6 - £8

Cambridge University Gilbert and Sullivan Society: The Sorcerer

23 November @ 7:45 PM - 25 November @ 7:45 PM
Robinson College Auditorium,
Grange Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9AN United Kingdom
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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. It remains only to slip the potion into the tea at the wedding feast—but though the villagers fall in love, they do so with the first person the see, no…

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