The Priory Theatre is a community-run theatre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire producing our own in-house shows. From drama to comedy, crime thrillers, musicals and pantomimes, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
We're also able to offer anyone the opportunity to get involved in all aspects of our theatre. Our volunteers come from all walks of life, and work in our front-of-house, backstage, production and technical teams as well as perform on stage.
Jack Worthing is prepared to be re-christened to obtain the Christian name – Earnest – his beloved Gwendolen requires of a husband. He has to confront the stigma of being the illegitimate child of a servant, before fortune, and a benevolent dramatist, reveal his true and entirely respectable identify!
Take a look behind the scenes of the Priory Theatre at our Open Day. Find out about our history, take a look at our wardrobe and props departments, and see behind the scenes of our September 2015 production of The Importance of Being Earnest. FREE ENTRY!
A diffident widower attempts to escape loneliness by joining the local amateur light operatic society. By accident rather than by design, he advances from a small part to the lead. Parallels are skilfully drawn between the Beggar’s Opera and the day to day activities of the society which is performing it.
Join us for our annual family pantomime, the classic tale of Beauty & the Beast... A handsome but selfish Prince is turned into a Beast by a spell that can only be broken when he learns to love, and be loved in return. Will he ever win the love of another and break the spell…..?
Our Priory Youth Theatre returns with David Wood's adaption of Roald Dahl's classic tale. Directed by Callum Roberts & Hannah Farquharson, James and the Giant Peach sees the classic tale faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird and Earthworm.
Depicting the personal and political conflicts of Henry II of England, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, their children and their guests during Christmas 1183, this drama by James Goldman is filled with duplicitous machinations of the various members of the family each hoping to advance their agendas through lies and manipulation.
Kenilworth, CV8 1BN
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