Marlowe Theatre

Marlowe Theatre
12-13 Sun Street
Canterbury, Kent CT1 2HX
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About

Completely rebuilt re-opening Oct 4th 2011. The main auditorium has seating for 1200, set over three levels with an orchestra pit that can accommodate up to 80 musicians. A second smaller performance space, The Marlowe Studio, will, for the first time, accommodate alternative, community and educational projects and produce and present new work, in partnership with local and regional arts organisations. Winner of the 2015 My Theatre Matters! Most Welcoming Theatre Award - South East.

Current Productions

Viggo Venn

Performances begin: 01 June 2024

Jesus Christ Superstar

Performances begin: 17 June 2024

An Officer and a Gentleman

Performances begin: 09 July 2024

101 Dalmations

Performances begin: 16 July 2024

Pretty Woman

Performances begin: 30 July 2024

Hairspray

Performances begin: 06 August 2024

A Chorus Line

Performances begin: 02 September 2024

Carrie Hope FletcherLove Letters Live

Performances begin: 29 September 2024

Murder on the Orient Express

Performances begin: 01 October 2024

Romeo and Juliet

Performances begin: 09 October 2024

& Juliet

Performances begin: 14 October 2024

& Juliet

Performances begin: 14 October 2024

War Horse

Performances begin: 22 October 2024

Nish KumarNish, Don’t Kill My Vibe

Performances begin: 06 November 2024

Come from Away

Performances begin: 12 November 2024

Dear Evan Hansen

Performances begin: 04 February 2025

Jack DeeSmall World

Performances begin: 12 February 2025

Giovanni PerniceThe Last Dance

Performances begin: 26 March 2025

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Performances begin: 01 April 2025

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Performances begin: 29 April 2025

Kinky Boots

Performances begin: 10 June 2025

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

Performances begin: 28 October 2025

Past Productions

Police Dog Hogan

Closed: 23 February 2018

Austentatious

Closed: 29 July 2018

Cirque Berserk

Closed: 01 September 2018

Princess Charming

Closed: 20 October 2018

La traviata

Closed: 09 November 2018

Cinderella (Cendrillon)

Closed: 10 November 2018

Return of the Unknown

Closed: 11 November 2018

Pop Music

Closed: 23 November 2018

Cinderella

Closed: 06 January 2019

The Naughty Fox

Closed: 23 December 2018

Saturday Night Fever

Closed: 09 February 2019

Macbeth

Closed: 16 February 2019

The Worse Witch

Closed: 23 February 2019

War Horse

Closed: 16 March 2019

Avenue Q

Closed: 06 April 2019

Benidorm Live

Closed: 20 April 2019

Rita, Sue and Bob Too

Closed: 27 April 2019

Electrolyte

Closed: 04 May 2019

Macbeth

Closed: 10 May 2019

Idomeneo

Closed: 11 May 2019

The Bodyguard

Closed: 25 May 2019

Club Tropicana

Closed: 22 June 2019

Rock of Ages

Closed: 29 June 2019

Little Miss Sunshine

Closed: 03 August 2019

Fame – the Musical

Closed: 17 August 2019

Blood Brothers

Closed: 31 August 2019

Frankenstein

Closed: 28 September 2019

A Taste of Honey

Closed: 05 October 2019

Annie

Closed: 19 October 2019

I Wanna Be Yours

Closed: 05 November 2019

L’elisir d’amore

Closed: 07 November 2019

Rigoletto

Closed: 09 November 2019

Rinaldo

Closed: 08 November 2019

Nativity! The Musical

Closed: 17 November 2019

Mother Goose

Closed: 12 January 2020

The Nutcracker

Closed: 29 December 2019

On Your Feet!

Closed: 25 January 2020

The Taming of the Shrew

Closed: 08 February 2020

As You Like It

Closed: 08 February 2020

Measure for Measure

Closed: 08 February 2020

Coppelia

Closed: 14 February 2020

We Will Rock You

Closed: 29 February 2020

Ghost Stories

Closed: 07 March 2020

Cabaret

Closed: 14 March 2020

Ask Me Anything

Closed: 14 March 2020

A Monster Calls

Closed: 04 April 2020

Holes

Closed: 30 May 2020

Once

Closed: 13 June 2020

Malory Towers

Closed: 18 July 2020

Quiz

Closed: 12 September 2020

Les Miserables

Closed: 24 October 2020

White Christmas

Closed: 21 November 2020

The Play That Goes Wrong

Closed: 31 January 2021

The Winter’s Tale

Closed: 13 February 2021

Dreamgirls

Closed: 10 April 2021

SIX

Closed: 27 June 2021

Waitress

Closed: 24 July 2021

Grease

Closed: 14 August 2021

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Closed: 09 October 2021

The Comedy of Errors

Closed: 30 October 2021

White Christmas

Closed: 20 November 2021

Jake Morrell

Closed: 02 December 2021

Private Lives

Closed: 22 January 2022

The Dresser

Closed: 05 February 2022

Magic Goes Wrong

Closed: 10 April 2022

Animal Farm

Closed: 07 May 2022

The Cher Show

Closed: 19 June 2022

Dreamgirls

Closed: 23 July 2022

Waitress

Closed: 06 August 2022

We Will Rock You

Closed: 13 August 2022

Mamma Mia!

Closed: 10 September 2022

Les Miserables

Closed: 29 October 2022

South Pacific

Closed: 19 November 2022

Sleeping Beauty

Closed: 08 January 2023

The Commitments

Closed: 21 January 2023

Bugsy Malone

Closed: 29 January 2023

The King and I

Closed: 11 February 2023

Hey Duggee

Closed: 19 February 2023

The Winston Machine

Closed: 18 March 2023

Julius Caesar

Closed: 22 April 2023

Il Viaggio a Reims

Closed: 29 April 2023

Home, I’m Darling

Closed: 13 May 2023

SAP

Closed: 27 May 2023

Sister Act

Closed: 17 June 2023

42nd Street

Closed: 22 July 2023

Doorstep Duets

Closed: 27 July 2023

Greatest Days

Closed: 05 August 2023

Blood Brothers

Closed: 26 August 2023

2:22 – A Ghost Story

Closed: 16 September 2023

The Crown Jewels

Closed: 30 September 2023

The Drifters Girl

Closed: 21 October 2023

Strategic Love Play

Closed: 21 October 2023

Life of Pi

Closed: 28 October 2023

Uncanny: I Know What I Saw

Closed: 29 October 2023

Dirty Dancing

Closed: 04 November 2023

Kinder

Closed: 04 November 2023

Quiz

Closed: 18 November 2023

Aladdin

Closed: 07 January 2024

Twelve Angry Men

Closed: 20 January 2024

Edward Scissorhands

Closed: 27 January 2024

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Closed: 04 February 2024

The Wizard of Oz

Closed: 11 February 2024

Daniel FoxxVillain

Closed: 01 March 2024

On Track

Closed: 12 March 2024

Manon Lescaut

Closed: 15 March 2024

The Great Stink

Closed: 16 March 2024

The Rake’s Progress

Closed: 16 March 2024

Miles JuppOn I Bang

Closed: 19 March 2024

Bluey’s Big Play

Closed: 07 April 2024

The Full Monty

Closed: 13 April 2024

The Bootleg Beatles

Closed: 23 April 2024