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About us
 
The Alma Tavern Theatre first opened its doors in 1997 when the two grotty function rooms above the pub were transformed into a small but perfectly formed theatre. The studio space accommodates 50 people in tiered seating so everyone has a pretty good view of the stage. And, of course, you can take your drink into the theatre. Well, it wouldn't be a proper pub theatre without that, would it?

The last ten years have seen hundreds of productions, of which nearly 50 have been world premieres. There have been classics, comedies, dramas, absurdist plays, modern plays, new plays, plays with no words and even plays in Latvian. So if you've never been along to the theatre, you've missed a lot!

But don't worry - there's always plenty of exciting stuff coming up. Every autumn Theatre West takes over with ten weeks of new writing and through the rest of the year there's a vibrant mix of local and touring companies. Fragile Theatre Partnership, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, SWAN and Plain Clothes are all regular visitors. So have a look at what's coming up and make a date to visit the Alma Tavern Theatre soon.
 
Current shows
 
26th & 27th September
Simon Mason
Too High, Too Far, Too Soon
by Simon Mason

30th September
The Alma Tavern & Theatre
Andy Sheppard Solo Show
by The Alma Tavern & Theatre

1st October
Instant Wit
Instant Wit!
by The Improv Geniuses

2nd October
Reaction Theatre Makers
The Magnetic Diaries
by Sarah James

4th - 8th October
The 625 Company
The Trouble with Hitchcock
by Michael Haslett

11th - 15th October
Take The Stage Theatre Company
The Last Five Years
by Jason Robert Brown

18th - 29th October
Red Rope Theatre Company
A Taste of Honey
by Shelagh Delaney