Made By Storyhouse

Storyhouse-produced and created theatre.


What is Made By Storyhouse?

Every week throughout the spring and autumn, we bring you the best days and nights out we can find, from all over the world. We fill our main stage with comedy, musicals, bands, dance, opera and even circus, coming to Chester on their international tours.

Summertime is different. This is our season. This is when we make stuff for the stage that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. This is when we bring the best stories to life that others can’t make. These are great nights out that are made only for you. This season is all yours.

This summer is going to be wonderful. We’ve brought together some of the country’s most respected actors, composers, musicians, singers and directors to Chester; and asked them to bring to life five of the greatest stories ever told. They’re here for six months, and have been told exactly what you want: a great day or night out.

There’s a sparkling romantic musical comedy, a mucky-kneed family adventure, a gripping courtroom thriller, a classic Shakespearean comedy and his most beautiful play – the last he ever wrote.

– Alex Clifton, Artistic Director.


Made By Storyhouse
productions are produced and created here at Storyhouse. The productions are performed by Storyhouse’s repertory company of actors, the largest outside of the National Theatre, and are performed on Storyhouse’s stage and at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre.

Previous Made By Storyhouse productions include The Beggar’s Opera (2017), Alice In Wonderland (2017), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017), Julius Caesar (2017) and every production staged at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre.

Summer 2018’s Made By Storyhouse productions are:

A Little Night Music
Swallows and Amazons
The Crucible
The Tempest and Much Ado About Nothing (at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre)

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On Stage The Crucible
Today 2.15pm, 7.30pm; Tomorrow 7.30pm Wed 7.30pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

Arthur Miller’s classic American thriller and the greatest play of the 20th Century.

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On Stage Swallows and Amazons
Tomorrow 2.15pm + more times
Storyhouse Theatre

Endless summer days, pirates and treasure maps, in this new adaptation by Tony Award nominee Bryony Lavery.

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On Stage A Little Night Music
Storyhouse Theatre

A sparkling new stage version of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning musical.

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On Stage Much Ado About Nothing
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

Shakespearean comedy returns to Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre this summer. Is it love, or is it hate? Shakespeare’s masterpiece of merriment, wooing and winning of hearts.

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On Stage Swallows and Amazons
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

As well as indoors at Storyhouse, you can catch the glorious family show outside at Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre.

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On Stage The Tempest
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

This summer Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre will be transformed into an enchanted island, as we stage Shakespeare’s final and most magical play.

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2017 Made By Storyhouse productions

On Stage The Beggar’s Opera

The Beggar’s Opera opens Chester’s new theatre with a filthy, hilarious version of the first ever popular musical; the story…

On Stage A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

Storyhouse’s Alex Clifton directs Shakespeare’s most popular play, performed both at Storyhouse and the scenic Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. On…

On Stage Alice in Wonderland
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

The team behind Stig of the Dump, The Wind in the Willows and The Secret Garden bring you a heartfelt,…

On Stage Julius Caesar
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre

By William Shakespeare Directed by Loveday Ingram Music by Tayo Akinbode Designed by Jess Curtis Lighting Designer Tim Lutkin Sound Consultant Ben…

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Storyhouse,
Hunter Street, Chester, CH1 2AR

Booking line: 01244 409 113 (option #1) £2.50 phone booking fee

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 8am - 11pm / Sun 9.30am - 11pm