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

Theatre picks

Fill your diaries with theatre trips, with our picks of the shows that are taking to the Sheffield stage in May and June.

Browse our What's On calendar for even more theatre events.

A Hundred Different Words For Love

Tue. 21 May 2019

Crucible Theatre

This is James’s story of falling in love, landing broken hearted, and finding the right words to make sense of love.

The Audit (or Iceland, a Modern Myth)

Wed. 22 May 2019

Crucible Theatre

A story of how one small nation raised their voices in protest to rail against the corporate and personal greed that consumes countries.

Tales of Whatever: Nation

Fri. 24 May 2019

Theatre Deli

An evening of true stories, live music and poetry from four people of different nationalities, exploring what national identity means to them.

Jeremiah

Sat. 25 May 2019

Theatre Deli

From the critically-acclaimed rap storyteller behind Grandad and the Machine comes a raucous new show with live music about England’s forgotten revolution.

Barber Shop Chronicles

Wed. 22 May 2019 — Sat. 1 June 2019

Crucible Theatre

A heart-warming play made up of stories of African men and the anecdotes and arguments they share at the barber's.

Far Gone

Wed. 29 May 2019 — Sat. 1 June 2019

Theatre Deli

“If I invited you to come with me on a journey, a story, will you come with me?”

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales: The Ginger Snapped

Tue. 4 June 2019

Crucible Theatre

Ru Paul's Drag Race favourite Jinkx Monsoon and her pianist-therapist take a biting look at the dark side of drag fame.

#BeMoreMartyn

Thu. 13 June 2019

Crucible Theatre

Martyn Hett, AKA the Boy With the Deirdre Tattoo, started trending on Twitter in the hours after the announcement of his death at the Manchester Arena bombing. In this play his closest friends share an insight into what it means to #BeMoreMartyn.

Migration Matters

Fri. 14 June 2019 — Sat. 22 June 2019

Celebrating culture, creativity and companionship in our city of sanctuary.