The ADC theatre's entrance on Park Street LOUIS ASHWORTH

Looking for a show to watch during the remainder of this term? Then look no further:

Unsoiled, Corpus, 19:00, 1st – 5th March 

An original student-written drama. The soil that the people of Briggsley village have farmed for generations suddenly rejects their tools. Protagonist Nina desperately tries to advise her fellow villagers, but only Orla listens. 

Footlights Spring Revue 2022: When Life Gives You Lemons, ADC, 19:45, 1st – 5th March 

Featuring the talents of the current members of the famous Footlights, this sketch show is sure to delight. 

The York Crucifixion, Corpus, 21:30, 1st – 5th March 

A reimagining of the famous medieval mystery play set in a modern office, this production explores the nature of pain and human response. 

Footlights Smokers, ADC, 23:00, 1st and 8th March 

Comedy nights from current members of the Footlights troupe. 

MODERATION, ADC Larkum Studio, 20:00, 2nd – 5th March 

Winner of this year’s CUADC Playwrighting Competition and co-winner of the Cambridge Creatives Playwrighting Competition, this original student-written drama follows ex-social media moderators in their attempts to sue the company that left them with psychological scars. 

Ed: The Musical, Cripps Auditorium, Magdalene College, 21:00, 3rd – 5th March 

In a “new, totally unofficial, ginger-inclusive parody musical” from the Magdalene Musical Production Society, follow Ed Sheeran through his path to fame and fortune. 

1972: The Future of Sex, Girton College Old Hall, 21:00, 3rd and 5th March 

Devised by The Wardrobe Ensemble, this show tells the story of three couples having sex for the first time in the heady year of 1972. 

The Witness for the Prosecution, Selwyn Chapel, 19:00, 4th – 5th March 

The Mighty Players Freshers Play is a restaging of the Agatha Christie classic. 

The God Committee, Howard Theatre, Downing College, 19:30, 4th – 5th March 

An original student-written drama. Anonymous citizens known as the God Committee are tasked with deciding who will live and die. This show explores the failures of healthcare and the impact of austerity. 

Sleeping Beauty, West Road Concert Hall, 19:30, 4th – 5th March 

The Cambridge University Ballet Club’s annual production features the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky in their interpretation of the classic fairytale. 

Drifting, West Road Concert Hall, 19:15, 6th March 

The Cambridge University Chinese Society’s Variety Show for 2022. 

Medea the Musical, Town and Gown, 19:30, 7th – 10th March 

A student-written rock musical reimagining of the classical myth which forces the audience to choose their own side. 

CUMTS: Old and New Bar Night, ADC Bar, 20:00, 7th March 

The next instalment in the Cambridge University Musical Theatre Society’s welcoming bar nights, where anyone can come along and sing to a friendly crowd. 

Peer Gynt, Corpus, 19:00, 8th – 12th March 

A production of Ibsen’s “unstageable” drama set to an original jazz reinterpretation of Edvard Grieg’s incidental music. Expect a three-piece live jazz band and a “realistic fantasy” 

BME Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing, ADC, 19;45, 8th – 12th March 

This year’s Marlowe Society BME Shakespeare production will feature acting, dancing, and music from Cambridge’s finest talent. 

Crave, Corpus, 21:30, 8th – 12th March 

Sarah Kane’s one-act play is brought to life on the Corpus stage, raising questions about desire, obsession, and heartbreak. 

Second Generation: Ice Cream Tubs and Tupperware, ADC, 23:00, 9th – 12th March 

Bread Theatre & Film Company present a showcase of the “freshest comedians of colour” in Cambridge. 

The History Boys, Girton College Old Hall, 19:30, 10th – 11th March 

A staging of the beloved Alan Bennett play. Set in a Sheffield grammar school in the 1980s, two teachers struggle to get their students into Oxbridge. 

A Type of Christ, Jesus College, 14:00, 12th March 

A revival of an old Jesus College tradition, this production will move through different college venues with a modernised script based on the medieval mystery play. 

Speakeasy, ADC Bar, 20:00, 13th March 

A fortnightly open mic night in the ADC Bar, welcoming poetry, dramatic monologues, comedy sketches, and more. 

CUOS Shorts 2022, Trinity College Chapel, 20:00, 14th – 15th March 

The Cambridge University Opera Society presents 15-minute new chamber operas composed and performed by current students. 

The Captive, Corpus, 19:00, 15th – 19th March 

First staged on Broadway in 1926 and shut down after 160 performances, this was one of the first Broadway shows to feature an explicitly lesbian character. Restaged with an all-female and nonbinary cast. 

Not Even the Dogs, Corpus, 21:30, 15th – 19th March 

A devised piece set in the Warsaw Ghetto during the Second World War honouring the legacy of anti-Nazi archivist Emmanuel Ringelblum. 

The Student Union, Cripps Auditorium, Magdalene College, 19:00, 16th – 19th March 

An original student-written satire exploring student politics and power on a university campus. 

Singin’ in the Rain, ADC, 19:45 16th – 26th March, 14:30 19th, 24th and 26th March 


Mountain View

Footlights comedy is more sweet than sour

This year’s highly anticipated Lent Term Musical is an adaptation of the famous golden-age movie musical. Expect spectacular stage effects, immaculate dance routines, and your favourite songs. 

CU Show Choir: O M Glee!, ADC, 23:00, 16th March 

The Cambridge University Show Choir presents a showcase full of singalong classics. 

Keeping Up with the Kimprov, ADC, 23:00, 17th – 19th March 

The Cambridge Impronauts present a sketch show riffing on reality TV where each show is uniquely influenced by the audience.