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Welcome to Half Moon Theatre


23 Sep 2022 – 24 Sep 2022 | Ages

Grandad Anansi

7 Oct 2022 – 8 Oct 2022 | Ages 4+

Hulla Balloony Moon Time

15 Oct 2022 | Ages 2-8

We include. We inform. We inspire.

Half Moon is based in Limehouse, East London. We produce and present professional theatre for children at our Limehouse venue, as well as touring work nationally.

We also have an extensive Creative Learning programme, giving children and young people from birth to 18 (0r 25 fo disabled young people) an opportunity to participate in a variety of drama and theatre activities in schools, community settings and Half Moon.

We are proud to offer high quality theatre and an affordable experience. With Youth Theatre sessions from £3 and all tickets only £7, we offer excellent value and some of the cheapest London Theatre tickets.

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Our Creative Learning programmes include curriculum-focused activity, after-school and out-of-school workshops and initiatives to support young people’s personal and social development.

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Youth Theatre

Half Moon runs eight Youth Theatre groups for 5 – 18 year-olds in East London interested in theatre and drama.

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Join the Half Moon Team

Would you like to work for Half Moon? We are currently looking for two roles: a six month Creative Learning Assistant role, part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, and a full-time Technical and Production Manager. Interested?

Creative Learning Assistant role Technical and Production Manager role

1990 | 2020 Youth Theatre Showcase

In March 2020 Half Moon celebrated its 30th birthday as a young people’s theatre. Our planned celebrations – including a festival of new Youth Theatre shows and a photography exhibition – were quickly postponed when COVD-19 forced the country into a national lockdown.

Over a year later, in July 2021, we are proud that we were able to mark our 30th birthday appropriately with a virtual showcase of digital content that celebrates not only the history of Half Moon as a young people’s theatre, but also the resilience and creativity of our young people.

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Support Us

Help us to deliver our vital programme of work and start more young people off on their creative journey.

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Narratives of Empathy and Resilience

Inspired by similar Half Moon programmes to develop new plays for young people, Narratives of Empathy and Resilience continues our long-term ambition to create stories that reflect our diverse community, as well as support underrepresented artists in developing their practice.


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Stages of Half Moon

Half Moon’s digital archive, exploring the company’s history, is available at our Stages of Half Moon microsite.

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