See our Autumn Brochure and read the news about the ownership of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre

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Shakespeare Schools Festival

Tuesday 21 November — Wednesday 22 November 2017

The Schools' Shakespeare Foundation are proud to present the world's largest youth drama festival.

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Disney's My Son Pinocchio JR and Into The Woods JR

Sunday 26 November 2017

Join us as we perform not one, but two shows back to back.

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Christmas Swing and Song

Saturday 2 December 2017

Christmas Swing & Song with the Sam Johnson Big Band

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Saturday 9 December — Saturday 16 December 2017

Rowntree Players are proud to present Aladdin - that all time favourite.

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Music Night presents A Christmas Cocktail

Sunday 17 December 2017

An evening full of seasonal classics!

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Gala Christmas Concert

Friday 22 December — Saturday 23 December 2017

Shepherd Group Brass Bands gala Christmas concert

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The Wizard of Oz

Saturday 13 January 2018

Firm favourites Oddsocks are back with another comedy classic adventure!

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The Producers

Thursday 8 February — Saturday 10 February 2018

Broadway's "Biggest Flop" turns into a smash hit comedy!

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Sister Act

Thursday 15 February — Saturday 17 February 2018

Get ready to "Raise Your Voice" and join disco queen of angels, Deloris Van Cartier, as she transforms from nightclub diva to a full-time believer!

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York Music Forum "Spring Showcase"

Sunday 4 March 2018

"The place to be heard" showcases something worth hearing!

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The York Community Choir Festival 2018

Wednesday 7 March — Saturday 10 March 2018

Bigger and better than ever! 5 concerts; 23 choirs; 550+ voices - pure enjoyment!

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High Society

Wednesday 14 March — Saturday 17 March 2018

What a swell party this is! Join us for the wedding of the year in Cole Porter's irresistible classic.