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York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Thursday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Thursday Night

Thursday 30 March 2017

Celebrate the joy of singing!

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Friday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Friday Night

Friday 31 March 2017

Celebrate the joy of singing!

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Afternoon Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Afternoon

Saturday 1 April 2017

Celebrate the joy of singing!

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Night

Saturday 1 April 2017

Celebrate the joy of singing!


Show Performer Performances
York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Thursday Night Joseph Rowntree Theatre Thu 30 Mar 2017
York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Friday Night Joseph Rowntree Theatre Fri 31 Mar 2017
York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Afternoon Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sat 1 Apr 2017
York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Night Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sat 1 Apr 2017
Peter Pan Flying Ducks Youth Theatre Thu 6 Apr to Sat 8 Apr 2017
‘Til The Boys Come Home Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sun 9 Apr 2017
Doctor Dolittle New Earswick Musicals Wed 26 Apr to Sat 29 Apr 2017
It's Dance Time with excerpts from Beauty and the Beast Barbara Taylor School of Dancing Sat 6 May 2017
Steve Cassidy Band In Concert Steve Cassidy Band Sun 7 May 2017
Summer Showdown York St John Dance Fri 12 May 2017
Four Weddings and a Funeral: An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company Sat 13 May 2017
Legally Blonde - The Musical York St John Musical Production Society Fri 19 May to Sat 20 May 2017
A Night at the Movies En Pointe Classical Dance School Fri 2 Jun to Sat 3 Jun 2017
Alan Bennett's 'Talking Heads' Rowntree Players Fri 9 Jun to Sat 10 Jun 2017
La Traviata York Opera Tue 13 Jun to Sat 17 Jun 2017
Wyrd Sisters We Are Theatre Tue 20 Jun to Wed 21 Jun 2017
The Wizard of Oz (RSC Version) We Are Theatre Fri 23 Jun to Sat 24 Jun 2017
Music Night presents "The Music You Love" Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sun 2 Jul 2017
Dance, Dance, Dance 2017 Yvonne Hoque School of Dance Sun 9 Jul 2017
Flawless Perform Perform with Emma Bassett Sat 15 Jul 2017

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Thursday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Thursday Night

Celebrate the joy of singing!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Thursday 30 March 2017

Enjoy show tunes, standards, operetta, pop.... the list goes on. There is something for everyone as twenty community choirs of all shapes and sizes perform in five concerts. Join us to celebrate the joy of singing!

The evening will feature the following:

  • In Harmony Ladies Choir
  • The York Hospital Staff Choir
  • Sounds Fun Ladies Choir
  • Tad Chorale
Thu 30 Mar 19:30
£7.00 – £9.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Friday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Friday Night

Celebrate the joy of singing!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Friday 31 March 2017

Enjoy show tunes, standards, operetta, pop.... the list goes on. There is something for everyone as twenty community choirs of all shapes and sizes perform in five concerts. Join us to celebrate the joy of singing!

The evening will feature the following:

  • Chechelele
  • Soon Amore
  • Main Street Sound Ladies Barbershop Chorus
  • Tutti Amici Youth Choir

Click on this link for an excerpt by Main Street Sound Ladies Barbershop Chorus

Fri 31 Mar 19:30
£7.00 – £9.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Afternoon Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Afternoon

Celebrate the joy of singing!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Saturday 1 April 2017

Enjoy show tunes, standards, operetta, pop.... the list goes on. There is something for everyone as twenty community choirs of all shapes and sizes perform in five concerts. Join us to celebrate the joy of singing!

The afternoon will feature the following:

  • Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate Choir
  • Spirit of Harmony Barbershop Chorus
  • Jubilate Ladies Choir
  • Boroughbridge Community Choir

Click on this link for an excerpt of "Mona Lisa" by Spirit of Harmony Barbershop Chorus

Sat 1 Apr 14:00
£7.00 – £9.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Night Image

York Community Choir Festival 2017 - Saturday Night

Celebrate the joy of singing!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Saturday 1 April 2017

Enjoy show tunes, standards, operetta, pop.... the list goes on. There is something for everyone as twenty community choirs of all shapes and sizes perform in five concerts. Join us to celebrate the joy of singing!

The evening will feature the following:

  • York Light Youth Choir
  • Track29 Ladies Close Harmony Chorus
  • Supersing
  • York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir

Click on this link for an excerpt by Supersing

Sat 1 Apr 19:30
£7.00 – £9.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Peter Pan Image

Peter Pan

Second star to the right and straight on ‘til morning

Flying Ducks Youth Theatre

Thursday 6 April to Saturday 8 April 2017

This spring, JM Barrie’s much-loved story takes flight in York.

Wendy, Michael and John Darling join Peter Pan and Tinkerbell on a magical journey to Neverland where the Lost Boys, Indians and Mermaids await them for a series of adventures beyond their wildest dreams.

But not everyone is pleased to see Peter Pan and his new friends. Captain James Hook and his crew of pirates are plotting to capture and kill Peter Pan.

What happens when Peter Pan and Hook cross swords in a final dramatic duel? Will Captain Hooks worst fear… the ticking crocodile… come back for him? For one of them the end is near…

Thu 6 Apr 19:30
£8.00 – £10.00
Fri 7 Apr 19:30
£8.00 – £10.00
Sat 8 Apr 14:30
£8.00 – £10.00
Sat 8 Apr 19:30
£8.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

‘Til The Boys Come Home Image

‘Til The Boys Come Home

Wartime women; their lives, loves, songs and stories.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sunday 9 April 2017

Join Jessa Liversidge and her accompanist Malcolm Maddock for an evening of nostalgia, emotion, and a little humour as we pay tribute to the women of WWI and WWII. A treasure trove of moving and uplifting songs will be intertwined with poems, diaries and letters written by some of the unsung wartime heroes – the women.

This is a fundraising event for Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sun 9 Apr 19:30
£5.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Doctor Dolittle Image

Doctor Dolittle

New Earswick Musicals

Wednesday 26 April to Saturday 29 April 2017

This classic tale of kindness to (and by) animals trots, crawls, and flies onto the stage as the Broadway-sized family musical arrives in York.

The Doctor, who can talk to the animals, takes the audience on a journey from the small English village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh to the far corners of the world.

Including such amazing songs as Talk to the Animals, Something in your Smile, and the beautiful When I look in Your Eyes - You will have Never Seen Anything Like It!.

Wed 26 Apr 19:30
£12.00 – £18.00
Thu 27 Apr 19:30
£12.00 – £18.00
Fri 28 Apr 19:30
£12.00 – £18.00
Sat 29 Apr 14:30
£12.00 – £18.00
Sat 29 Apr 19:30
£12.00 – £18.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

It's Dance Time with excerpts from Beauty and the Beast Image

It's Dance Time with excerpts from Beauty and the Beast

A Fantastic Display of Dance

Barbara Taylor School of Dancing

Saturday 6 May 2017

A festival arrangement of dance, in this whole school event, includes ballet, tap, freestyle, jazz, street. contemporary and adult. Our grand finale production with excerpts from Beauty and the Beast

Sat 6 May 14:30
£10.00 – £12.00
Sat 6 May 19:30
£10.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Steve Cassidy Band In Concert Image

Steve Cassidy Band In Concert

Steve Cassidy Band and friends - Music from then till now

Steve Cassidy Band

Sunday 7 May 2017

The talented Steve Cassidy band love playing at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre. They return with some of their friends to provide an evening of great music. A highlight will be songs from the choir of St George's RC Primary School. These children never fail to delight with their enthusiasm and love of life.

Sun 7 May 19:30
£8.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Summer Showdown Image

Summer Showdown

YSJ Dance presents their end of year show

York St John Dance

Friday 12 May 2017

A show filled with different styles of dance as well as guest performances. From ballet to burlesque it is sure to get your toes tapping. So come and enjoy and evening with the biggest student club at York St John University and spring into summer with us.

Fri 12 May 19:30
£2.00 – £5.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Four Weddings and a Funeral: An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan Image

Four Weddings and a Funeral: An Evening of Gilbert and Sullivan

An evening of Gilbert and Sullivan favourites, based around a Four Weddings and a Funeral theme.

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company

Saturday 13 May 2017

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company return to The Joseph Rowntree Theatre with a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan favourites, set around a Four Weddings and a Funeral Theme.

With pieces from The Mikado, The Gondoliers, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard, there will be something for everyone to enjoy as they look at some of the most joyful (and occasionally less joyful) aspects of Gilbert and Sullivan’s work.

Sat 13 May 19:30
£9.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Legally Blonde - The Musical Image

Legally Blonde - The Musical

Don't judge a book by its hair colour!

York St John Musical Production Society

Friday 19 May to Saturday 20 May 2017

The only show to end the academic year and start the summer with.

Enjoy an energetic and lively performance of how Elle battles her way in life to discover who she is; breaking all the stereotypes and proving that anything is possible. You will leave singing and dancing and 'go home to be Legally Blonde!'

Fri 19 May 19:30
£10.00 – £14.00
Sat 20 May 14:30
£10.00 – £14.00
Sat 20 May 19:30
£10.00 – £14.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

A Night at the Movies Image

A Night at the Movies

Come and watch the talented dancers of En Pointe dance school, York, as they perform to music from your favourite films, dancing Ballet, Pointe, Acro, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap and Contemporary.

En Pointe Classical Dance School

Friday 2 June to Saturday 3 June 2017

We will be taking you back to some of your favourite films, expressing them through dance, come and join us for this wonderful night of excellent dancing, performed by En Pointe dance school.

Fri 2 Jun 19:00
£7.50 – £12.50
Sat 3 Jun 14:00
£7.50 – £12.50
Sat 3 Jun 18:00
£7.50 – £12.50

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Alan Bennett's 'Talking Heads' Image

Alan Bennett's 'Talking Heads'

Three of Bennett’s original, thought provoking and still poignant monologues presented by three new directors.

Rowntree Players

Friday 9 June to Saturday 10 June 2017

Rowntree Players return to Alan Bennett’s darkly comical and reflective monologues with three new takes on three classic monologues. Each brought to life by a brand new director. Support some of York’s best emerging talent whilst enjoying the prose one of the UK’s best writers.

Fri 9 Jun 19:30
£8.00
Sat 10 Jun 14:30
£8.00
Sat 10 Jun 19:30
£8.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

La Traviata Image

La Traviata

Verdi's superb sparkling opera of passionate love, morality and mortality.

York Opera

Tuesday 13 June to Saturday 17 June 2017

York Opera presents in English, with orchestra, one of the world's most popular operas - Verdi's La Traviata. An opera packed with arias and choruses that you'll soon recognise, such as the famous 'Brindisi' drinking chorus.
The story follows fragile and life - loving courtesan Violetta, as she is forced to surrender her love for Alfredo, in order to protect his family's reputation. Will she ever become reunited with her lover again before her fatal illness claims her?

Tue 13 Jun 19:30
£9.00 – £15.00
Wed 14 Jun 19:30
£9.00 – £15.00
Fri 16 Jun 19:30
£9.00 – £15.00
Sat 17 Jun 19:30
£9.00 – £15.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Wyrd Sisters Image

Wyrd Sisters

A wonderful comedy based on Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel

We Are Theatre

Tuesday 20 June to Wednesday 21 June 2017

A brilliant comedy adapted by Stephen Briggs, this tale takes Shakespeare's Macbeth and then turns it up till the knob comes off.

It's up to three witches (including one fond of bunnies!) to save the kingdom from destruction. A great show for all whether a Pratchett fan or not.

Tue 20 Jun 19:30
£10.00 – £12.00
Wed 21 Jun 19:30
£10.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

The Wizard of Oz (RSC Version) Image

The Wizard of Oz (RSC Version)

The musical based upon the original film

We Are Theatre

Friday 23 June to Saturday 24 June 2017

Come with us to the land of Oz and find there really is no place like home. Featuring the classic songs Over the Rainbow and If I only had a brain this enchanting musical really is one for all the family.

Fri 23 Jun 19:30
£11.60 – £13.60
Sat 24 Jun 14:30
£11.60 – £13.60
Sat 24 Jun 19:30
£11.60 – £13.60

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Music Night presents "The Music You Love" Image

Music Night presents "The Music You Love"

Show songs and standards celebrating famous anniversaries in 2017

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sunday 2 July 2017

Talented Musicians and singers from the York musical theatre scene and Escrick’s popular choir “The Tuesday Singers” take to the stage and perform popular songs celebrating the many anniversaries that occur this year be it births, premieres or other “note”- worthy events!

Regular Music Director Don Pears will lead the live band and introduce the performers.

A fundraising concert for the Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Sun 2 Jul 19:30
£10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Dance, Dance, Dance 2017 Image

Dance, Dance, Dance 2017

An exciting colourful dance extravaganza for a Sunday afternoon

Yvonne Hoque School of Dance

Sunday 9 July 2017

A lively colourful show featuring pupils from 3 years to adult. From ballet to jazz, tap to cheerleading there is something for everyone.

Sun 9 Jul 14:30
£10.00 – £11.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 50 1935

Cancelled
Flawless Perform Image

Flawless Perform

Outstanding talent from Emma Bassett's Perform pupils

Perform with Emma Bassett

Saturday 15 July 2017

A collaboration of amazing dances and stunning vocal performances from Perform with Emma Bassett's pupils. A show not to be missed.

Sat 15 Jul 15:00
Sat 15 Jul 19:00