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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

Theatre picks

Fill your diaries with Sheffield theatre trips. Our theatre picks feature highlights of the shows that are taking to the stage in Sheffield in the coming weeks and months.

Our theatre picks range from musicals at the Lyceum to contemporary drama at the Crucible and improv at Theatre Deli. Expect exciting new talent at the University of Sheffield Drama Studio and the Makerspace within historic Portland Works, plus comedy and am-dram at the likes of The Montgomery, the Library Theatre and the Lantern.

Browse our What's On calendar for more events.

Beauty and the Beast

Fri. 8 December 2023 — Sun. 7 January 2024

Lyceum Theatre

2023's fun-filled Lyceum pantomime. A fairy-tale extravaganza starring Duncan James from Blue, CBeebies' Jennie Dale, and legendary Dame Damian Williams.

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

Sat. 9 December 2023 — Sat. 13 January 2024

Crucible Theatre

This year's Crucible Christmas musical is a feel-good family favourite, featuring the songs Blue Skies, Sisters, and White Christmas.