The shows to see in York this month – October 2015

Sixties hits and a love story… Dreamboats And Miniskirts
4 Oct 2015 @ 8.19 pm
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Autumn has officially arrived and October brings us some absolutely fantastic theatre productions. Here’s my top picks for this month…

Vampires Rock: The Ghost Train

A show you can get your teeth into…
A show you can get your teeth into…

Grand Opera House

Friday October 9


Grand Opera House website

This fun and flamboyant show is going to rock your socks off at the Grand Opera House.

The story follows Barron Von Rockula and his clan of bloodthirsty vampires searching for a new home after their club burned to the ground.

Featuring classic songs such as We Will Rock You and Bat Out Of Hell, this musical is a must see for the rockers of York.

Jesus Christ Superstar

Glenn Carter leads the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar
Glenn Carter leads the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar

Grand Opera House

Mon Oct 12-Sat Oct 17


Grand Opera House website

Jesus Christ Superstar is one of the most well-known and loved musicals of all time. Performed by some of the best musical theatre stars and X-Factor finalist Rachel Adedeji, you can expect to see a phenomenal, breathtaking production.

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

Grand Opera House

Oct 19-24


Grand Opera House website

Take a trip down memory lane with the sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats.

Set in 1963, featuring all your favourite Sixties rock ’n’ roll hits, follow the story of Bobby and Laura and Norman and Sue in this charming musical.

When the Lights Go On Again

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Oct 21-24

£14 (under 16s £11)

Joseph Rowntree Theatre website

Following York Musical Theatre’s successful production on When The Lights Go On Again back in 2009, the show returns this month to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

The nostalgic and hilarious production looks back at the sketches and songs which lifted Britain’s spirits during the war.

Featuring Max Miller’s comedy sketches and the sweet sounds of the Andrews Sisters, this is a real nostalgia fest.

The Addams Family

Pick Me Up Theatre's Addams Family
Pick Me Up Theatre’s Addams Family

Grand Opera House

Wed Oct 28-Sat Oct 31


Grand Opera House website

Get into the spirit of Halloween at local theatre company Pick Me Up Theatre’s production of The Addams Family. The loveable, spooky family will provide fun and entertainment for the whole family.