What's On

Fiddler on the Roof Image

Fiddler on the Roof

Wednesday 23 May — Saturday 26 May 2018

Be Happy - Be Sad. Beautiful songs and dances tell this humorous tale - Bev's favourite.

En Pointe presents Alice in Wonderland Image

En Pointe presents Alice in Wonderland

Saturday 2 June — Sunday 3 June 2018

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in a performance that includes ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, acro and much more.

Shepherd Group of Bands Spring Gala Concert Image

Shepherd Group of Bands Spring Gala Concert

Saturday 9 June 2018

All five Shepherd Group Brass Bands perform in a gala concert.

Flawless Perform Image

Flawless Perform

Saturday 16 June 2018

A collaboration of dance and singing numbers from talented performers.


Show Performer Performances
Fiddler on the Roof The Bev Jones Music Company Wed 23 May to Sat 26 May 2018
En Pointe presents Alice in Wonderland En Pointe Classical Dance School Sat 2 Jun to Sun 3 Jun 2018
Shepherd Group of Bands Spring Gala Concert Shepherd Group Brass Band Sat 9 Jun 2018
Flawless Perform Perform with Emma Bassett Sat 16 Jun 2018
Boogie Nights We Are Theatre Tue 19 Jun to Wed 20 Jun 2018
Alice in Wonderland - The Musical We Are Theatre Fri 22 Jun to Sat 23 Jun 2018
Some Enchanted Sondheim Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sun 24 Jun 2018
Bugsy Malone Live Q Youth Theatre Sat 30 Jun to Sun 1 Jul 2018
York Music Forum "Summer Showcase" York Music Forum Wed 4 Jul 2018
Showcase 2018 Anna's Academy of Dance Sat 7 Jul 2018
Dance Fever Yvonne Hoque School of Dance Sun 8 Jul 2018
The A-Z of Dance Just Dance Fri 13 Jul to Sat 14 Jul 2018
Strictly Happy The Bev Jones Music Company Sun 15 Jul 2018
Viva La Dance III Evelyn Witcombe School of Dance Fri 20 Jul to Sat 21 Jul 2018
Princess Ida Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company Thu 20 Sep to Sat 22 Sep 2018
Music Night Celebrates Those Red Letter Years Joseph Rowntree Theatre Sun 23 Sep 2018
Talking Heads - Part 2 Rowntree Players Thu 27 Sep to Sat 29 Sep 2018
When You Wish Upon A Star York Musical Theatre Company Thu 4 Oct to Sat 6 Oct 2018
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat York Stage Musicals Wed 31 Oct to Sat 3 Nov 2018
Our House York Light Youth Wed 7 Nov to Sat 10 Nov 2018
A Christmas Carol NE Musicals YORK Wed 14 Nov to Sat 17 Nov 2018
'Tis the season for.... Gang Show 2018 York Scouts and Guides Tue 27 Nov to Sat 1 Dec 2018
Sleeping Beauty Rowntree Players Sat 8 Dec to Sat 15 Dec 2018

Fiddler on the Roof Image

Fiddler on the Roof

Be Happy - Be Sad. Beautiful songs and dances tell this humorous tale - Bev's favourite.

The Bev Jones Music Company

Wednesday 23 May to Saturday 26 May 2018

Meet Tevye, his long suffering wife and their 5 daughters who all struggle to make a living in the village of Anatevka.

Tevye talks to God - his best friend - when times get tough!

Add into the mix Yente, the old matchmaker (or village gossip) who insists on finding suitable husbands for his daughters!

A recipe for disaster? You decide.

Fiddler is full of fun, humour and the most beautiful, haunting music.

Wed 23 May 19:30
£10.00 – £15.00
Thu 24 May 19:30
£10.00 – £15.00
Fri 25 May 19:30
£10.00 – £15.00
Sat 26 May 14:30
£10.00 – £15.00
Sat 26 May 19:30
£10.00 – £15.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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En Pointe presents Alice in Wonderland Image

En Pointe presents Alice in Wonderland

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in a performance that includes ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, acro and much more.

En Pointe Classical Dance School

Saturday 2 June to Sunday 3 June 2018

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in En Pointe's big stage performance including ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, acro and much more.

Be inspired by the school's much-loved performances and come along.

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Sat 2 Jun 14:00
£8.00 – £12.00
Sat 2 Jun 19:00
£8.00 – £12.00
Sun 3 Jun 14:00
£8.00 – £12.00
Sun 3 Jun 19:00
£8.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Shepherd Group of Bands Spring Gala Concert Image

Shepherd Group of Bands Spring Gala Concert

All five Shepherd Group Brass Bands perform in a gala concert.

Shepherd Group Brass Band

Saturday 9 June 2018

All five of the Shepherd Group Brass Bands perform in the annual Spring Gala Concert. From the very beginnings of Brass Roots to the Championship Shepherd Group Brass Band.

Over 150 musicians will bring you a selection of the best of brass.

Sat 9 Jun 19:30
£12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Flawless Perform

A collaboration of dance and singing numbers from talented performers.

Perform with Emma Bassett

Saturday 16 June 2018

Striking vocals and stunning dances from talented all-round performers.

Sat 16 Jun 15:00
£11.00 – £12.00
Sat 16 Jun 19:00
£11.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Boogie Nights

The musical full of '70's songs to get you singing and dancing.

We Are Theatre

Tuesday 19 June to Wednesday 20 June 2018

Do you remember where you were the night Elvis died? Well tonight's the night. Boogie Nights tells the hilarious and heart warming story of Roddy, a jack-the-lad, whose life of "birds, booze and boogie" is about to be turned upside down.

This is a brilliant upbeat musical with classic 70s songs including I Will Survive, Blame it on the Boogie, You Sexy Thing and Don't Go Breaking My Heart. It is sure to have you singing and dancing in the aisles!

Tue 19 Jun 19:30
£11.00 – £13.00
Wed 20 Jun 19:30
£11.00 – £13.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Alice in Wonderland - The Musical Image

Alice in Wonderland - The Musical

An enchanting musical based on the stories of Lewis Carroll.

We Are Theatre

Friday 22 June to Saturday 23 June 2018

Come with us down the rabbit hole to Wonderland and journey with Alice as she discovers lots of bright and colourful characters in this musical adaptation. Meet the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat (if he doesn't disappear first!), the outrageous Mad Hatter and many others.

This is a lovely musical suitable for all ages.

Fri 22 Jun 19:30
£11.00 – £13.00
Sat 23 Jun 14:30
£11.00 – £13.00
Sat 23 Jun 19:30
£11.00 – £13.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Some Enchanted Sondheim Image

Some Enchanted Sondheim

An inspiring evening celebrating the timeless songs of Oscar Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sunday 24 June 2018

From Oklahoma! to Follies and Into The Woods; from Some Enchanted Evening to Send in the Clowns, these are songs of longing, love, loss and hope. All performed by local singer Jessa Liversidge and accompanied by John Atkin.

"A wonderful evening of music, informal and informative" Neil Foster BBC Radio York

"Magical....., well known songs complimented by many more that enchanted and moved the audience" The Flanagan Collective.

A fundraising concert for Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

Sun 24 Jun 19:30
£5.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Bugsy Malone Live

Quirky Youth Theatre presents "Bugsy Malone" Live

Q Youth Theatre

Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July 2018

An exciting, immersive production of the classic family favourite.

Some of the area's most talented young performers feature in this full scale SPLURGE FEST!

Sat 30 Jun 14:00
£15.00 – £17.00
Sat 30 Jun 19:30
£15.00 – £17.00
Sun 1 Jul 14:00
£15.00 – £17.00
Sun 1 Jul 19:30
£15.00 – £17.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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York Music Forum

York Music Forum "Summer Showcase"

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

York Music Forum

Wednesday 4 July 2018

York Music Forum brings a showcase of their many musical talents.

From beautiful choirs and exceptional jazz to our Stagecentre concert band.

See the best of York’s musical youth and support their continued success and achievements.

Wed 4 Jul 19:30
£3.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Showcase 2018

Join the pupils of Anna's Academy of Dance as they showcase their talents.

Anna's Academy of Dance

Saturday 7 July 2018

The pupils revisit Disney classics and enter the world of Alice for their ballet Wonderland!

After that we have Billy Elliot and a flash back to the '80s before getting you all rocking in your seats with School of Rock!

Sat 7 Jul 14:00
£9.00 – £11.00
Sat 7 Jul 19:00
£9.00 – £11.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Dance Fever

Something for everyone in this vibrant, energetic, dance extravaganza.

Yvonne Hoque School of Dance

Sunday 8 July 2018

A vibrant, energetic, show featuring pupils from 3 years to adult.

From ballet to jazz, tap to cheerleading, there's something for everyone.

Sun 8 Jul 14:30
£10.00 – £11.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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The A-Z of Dance

A night of fabulous dancing not to be missed!

Just Dance

Friday 13 July to Saturday 14 July 2018

This unique dance show, brought to you by the students of Just Dance York, includes songs and artists from each letter in the alphabet.

We have come up with some extremely creative, fun and energetic routines to perform for you in our big show. There is a wide range of music and dance styles which are sure to keep you entertained and singing along throughout!

Fri 13 Jul 19:00
£10.00
Sat 14 Jul 19:00
£10.00

Tickets will be on sale from Fri 01 June 2018

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Strictly Happy

Let the sun shine in - with our Happy Musical Extravaganza - a song and dance smile for your face.

The Bev Jones Music Company

Sunday 15 July 2018

The Bev Jones Music Company brings you all the old faces, plus some new ones too, with a bright, happy show full of fun and summer sunshine. Songs and dances to put a smile on your face.

Treat yourself to our exciting excerpts from The Greatest Showman, plus many more.

We will entertain you from start to finish.

Sun 15 Jul 14:30
£8.00 – £12.00
Sun 15 Jul 19:30
£8.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Viva La Dance III

A truly magnificent dance show.

Evelyn Witcombe School of Dance

Friday 20 July to Saturday 21 July 2018

A show full of fun, joy and excitement

Featuring Tiny Tots, Teenagers all the way up to the fantastic Lady Tappers and ending with our amazing, traditional, French Can Can.

Fri 20 Jul 19:30
£10.00 – £12.00
Sat 21 Jul 19:30
£10.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Princess Ida

Will Princess Ida be wooed by cross-dressing Prince Hilarion, or will his love end in tragedy?

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company

Thursday 20 September to Saturday 22 September 2018

Jorvik Gilbert & Sullivan Company return to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre for the 10th year with a performance of Princess Ida - a satire on the battle of the sexes.

The opera is loosely based on Tennyson's poem The Princess and sees the headstrong Princess Ida defy her arranged marriage and retire to a women's university.

Prince Hilarion, betrothed to her in infancy, sets out to win her heart by infiltrating her college with two trusted friends disguised as female students.

The opera features some of Sullivan's most enchanting music alongside quarrelsome kings, bumbling soldiers, cross-dressing courtiers and a fearsome army of female students.

Thu 20 Sep 19:30
£0.00 – £12.50
Fri 21 Sep 19:30
£0.00 – £12.50
Sat 22 Sep 14:30
£0.00 – £12.50
Sat 22 Sep 19:30
£0.00 – £12.50

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Music Night Celebrates Those Red Letter Years Image

Music Night Celebrates Those Red Letter Years

A special evening of song marking many musical anniversaries.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sunday 23 September 2018

Music Night marks several notable anniversaries to celebrate in song under the leadership of Musical Director Don Pears.

A wide range of popular song covering over 100 years of birthdays, debuts, anniversaries and other events, all performed by talented singers and musicians from the York musical theatre scene.

Is it really 50 years since Judi Dench took to the stage as Sally Bowles in the UK premiere of Cabaret and Ron Moody starred as Fagin in the movie version of Oliver!?

Sun 23 Sep 19:30
£8.00 – £12.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Talking Heads - Part 2 Image

Talking Heads - Part 2

Another collection of Bennett's well loved monologues.

Rowntree Players

Thursday 27 September to Saturday 29 September 2018

Rowntree Players return to complete the first set of Bennett monologues with A Lady of Letters, Bed Among the Lentils and A Cream Cracker Under the Settee.

Once again first time directors are paired with seasoned performers.

This promises to be an emotional, heart-warming and funny production.

Thu 27 Sep 19:30
£10.00
Fri 28 Sep 19:30
£10.00
Sat 29 Sep 19:30
£10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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When You Wish Upon A Star Image

When You Wish Upon A Star

The enchanting music from the magical world of Walt Disney

York Musical Theatre Company

Thursday 4 October to Saturday 6 October 2018

"That's the trouble with the world. Too many people grow up." Walt Disney.

It's hard to imagine a childhood without the magic of Walt Disney. The timeless songs, characters and films that Disney has created over the many years since the first creation of Mickey Mouse 90 years ago have charmed and enthralled children and adults the world over.

We bring a selection of those enchanting songs to the stage in this magical journey of Disney through the decades.

Thu 4 Oct 19:30
£10.00 – £14.00
Fri 5 Oct 19:30
£10.00 – £14.00
Sat 6 Oct 14:30
£10.00 – £14.00
Sat 6 Oct 19:30
£10.00 – £14.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Image

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Dreamer returns to York for a 50th anniversary celebration.

York Stage Musicals

Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 3 November 2018

York Stage Musicals return to the theatre with a new production of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber classic.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the show, York Stage have brought together 50 of the city's youngest shining stars to tell the tail of a dreamer like you.

Featuring songs such as Any Dream Will Do, Close Every Door To Me and Go Go Go Joseph this show promises to bring you all of the energy, excitement and quality York Stage are famous for. Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Directed by Nik Briggs

Wed 31 Oct 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Thu 1 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Fri 2 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Sat 3 Nov 14:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Sat 3 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Our House Image

Our House

Our House - The Madness Musical

York Light Youth

Wednesday 7 November to Saturday 10 November 2018

​T​he right path? The wrong path? What happens if you choose both?

Joe Casey is about to find out! On the night of his sixteenth birthday, Joe takes Sarah, the girl of his dreams, out on their first date. In an effort to impress her with bravado, he breaks into a building site overlooking his home on Casey Street, which is owned by Mr. Pressman, a high-end property developer. The police turn up, at which point Joe’s life splits into two: the Good Joe, who stays to help, and Bad Joe, who flees.

York Light Youth is very excited to bring you this uplifting, energetic musical comedy, inspired by and full of all your Madness favourites including: It Must be Love, House of Fun, Baggy Trousers and Driving in my Car.

Come along for a night of fun that will have you singing all the way home!

Wed 7 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Thu 8 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Fri 9 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Sat 10 Nov 14:30
£13.00 – £17.00
Sat 10 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £17.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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A Christmas Carol

Scrooge and his ghostly encounters come to life in this lavish and thrilling Broadway musical. A night at the theatre you will not forget.

NE Musicals YORK

Wednesday 14 November to Saturday 17 November 2018

One cold Christmas Eve Scrooge, who is nasty to everybody, is visited by 3 ghosts; Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present and Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come, who show him the error of his ways.

Is it too late for Scrooge, or will it be a merry Christmas?

This amazing Broadway musical comes to York for a night at the theatre you will not forget!

Wed 14 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £18.00
Thu 15 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £18.00
Fri 16 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £18.00
Sat 17 Nov 14:30
£13.00 – £18.00
Sat 17 Nov 19:30
£13.00 – £18.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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'Tis the season for.... Gang Show 2018 Image

'Tis the season for.... Gang Show 2018

One of the longest running, and best, Gang Shows in the country!

York Scouts and Guides

Tuesday 27 November to Saturday 1 December 2018

A fabulous cast comprising members of the Scout and Girl Guiding Movements from York and the surrounding area return to perform their 2018 show.

This is a traditional Gang Show based on the format created in the 1930s. A wonderful mix of songs, dances and sketches.

Come along, support the cast, and enjoy one of the city's fine traditions.

Tue 27 Nov 19:15
£8.00 – £10.00
Wed 28 Nov 19:15
£8.00 – £10.00
Thu 29 Nov 19:15
£8.00 – £10.00
Fri 30 Nov 19:15
£8.00 – £10.00
Sat 1 Dec 14:00
£8.00 – £10.00
Sat 1 Dec 19:15
£8.00 – £10.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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Sleeping Beauty

Another brand new rollicking romp of a panto!

Rowntree Players

Saturday 8 December to Saturday 15 December 2018

Sat 8 Dec 14:00
£14.00 – £16.00
Sat 8 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Sun 9 Dec 14:00
£14.00 – £16.00
Mon 10 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Tue 11 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Wed 12 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Thu 13 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Fri 14 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00
Sat 15 Dec 14:00
£14.00 – £16.00
Sat 15 Dec 19:30
£14.00 – £16.00

No booking fees for any show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre.

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