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York Shakespeare Project returns to present Shakespeare’s iconic drama, surrounding the audience with a corrupted world of moving forests, daggers in the dark, and cyberpunk dystopia, in the ruins of a civilisation clinging to its last few points of light.

Harry Panto

Pocklington Arts Centre Pocklington Arts Centre, 22-24 Market Pl, Pocklington, York

Our young magicians are back at Frogwarts! Join them as they fight the new mistress of darkness in this spellbinding tale of good versus evil. Magical illusions, pop songs and things that go bump in the night all form the essential ingredients of this bewitching plot sure to delight youngsters and adults alike.

£7.50 – £31.00

The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

Featuring songs from the original album alongside new material and stunning animation, Teesside folk trio The Young’uns perform a new, theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff. This is the true story of one man’s journey from poverty and unemployment in Stockton on Tees, through the Hunger Marches of the 1930’s, the mass trespass movement […]

Female Gothic

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

In the dark between life and death, a haunted woman tells strange and terrifying tales; eerie stories, dusty and forgotten. Until now. It’s the Hallowe’en season, so come along and be thrilled by three lost gothic spine-tinglers from the great Victorian female writers.


York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

These are the disturbing, comedic and poignant tales of ghosts, duppies, jumbies, loogaroos, soucouyants and other supernatural beings that haunt the Caribbean and the Americas from the Queen of Afro-Caribbean storytelling, Jan Blake.

The Magic Flute

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

Tues 2 Nov, Wed 3 Nov and Fri 5 Nov at 7.15pm & Sat 6 Nov at 4pm. Mozart’s magical opera sung in English with orchestra Mozart’s last great operatic […]

The Battersea Poltergeist – Live!

Grand Opera House Clifford St, York

The worldwide podcast hit, as heard on BBC Radio Four, explores the true story of Britain’s strangest haunting. And now it is coming live to a theatre near you!

The Catch

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Nick Darke, a native Cornishman, wrote plays for the RSC, National Theatre, Royal Court, Kneehigh and other companies . His play ‘The Catch’ concerns the fishing community. In Padstow, Cornwall, two fishermen, suffering the effects of the EU quota system, are wondering how to supplement their income and naively decide to use their lobster pots […]


Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, York

With its modern and positive themes – a young female protagonist takes on the patriarchy – Antigone speaks to us today just as much as it did to the citizens of Ancient Greece at its first performance in around 441 BCE.

Alive with Perform

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

Shows at 3pm and 7pm A collaboration of dynamic dances, charismatic acting and show-stopping singing!


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SONGBIRDS : devised and performed by Jessa Liversidge, with accompaniment by Malcolm Maddock. A wonderful journey of song, celebrating some of the most iconic female singers and songwriters of the 60s, 70s and 80s. From musical theatre legends Julie Andrews and Barbra Streisand and pop sensations Carole King, Karen Carpenter, Kate Bush and more, to […]

Hooray for Hollywood

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

York Musical Theatre Company is back! Join the principals as they transport you back to the golden days of Hollywood. Devised and directed by Paul Laidlaw prepare to be captivated with an unforgettable evening with the music that made the 20s, 30s and 40s the golden age of glamorous movie making from MGM and Warner […]

Wuthering Heights

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

Shot through with music, dance, passion and hope, Emma Rice transforms Emily Brontë’s masterpiece into a powerful and uniquely theatrical experience.

The 39 Steps

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Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters, an onstage plane crash, handcuffs, missing […]

Beauty and the Beast

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

The Victoria Rooke School of Dance perform the lovely classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, told by the children through dance and drama.

My Old Man

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

When Michał Piwowarski’s granddaughter, Tasha, finally moves out, Michał’s whole world changes. The school dinner lady becomes his favourite person, a new neighbour moves onto the street and he has to face his biggest battle yet. My Old Man follows the trials and tribulations of Michał, an old, blind, polish soldier, in this funny and heartfelt production. imagine if allows people to ‘imagine if’ within their […]

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney's Broadway production and the motion picture.

Voices of Reason

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Out of Character present a live multi-sensory audio drama which will transport you into the many worlds of Georgian England...A blindfolded audience will experience the sights, sounds and smells of Georgian York all carried by an extraordinary true story and a fantastic cast.

£3.50 – £5.00

The Wizard of Oz

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Haxby Rd, York

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. Join us on this amazing musical adventure...

40 Years of Phoenix

York Theatre Royal St Leonard's Place, York

Phoenix Dance Theatre are delighted to launch an exciting birthday programme to celebrate their milestone 40th birthday, bringing together a range of work from across the company’s illustrious history. Featuring an eclectic selection of work by internationally acclaimed, award winning choreographers, including former Artistic Directors and collaborators, this evening of celebration and reflection promises to […]

My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored

Pocklington Arts Centre Pocklington Arts Centre, 22-24 Market Pl, Pocklington, York

A gripping tussle of power and an urgent interrogation of racial identity, written by emerging playwright Nana-Kofi Kufuor and directed by Dermot Dal.

£8.00 – £18


Friargate Theatre Friargate Theatre, Lower Friargate, York

Two staged readings of the short play Maryland by Lucy Kirkwood, written as a passionate and furious act of resistance to draw attention to the shocking numbers of women who repeatedly suffer violent abuse throughout the UK. 

Boris: World King

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Featuring time travel, classical allusions, and good clean banter, ‘Boris: World King’ is a comedic exploration of a young man’s ambition and humanity explored as a half-hour one-man show, offering a unique perspective on the current occupant of 10 Downing Street.