|Cats||York Light Youth||Fri 30 Oct to Sat 7 Nov 2015|
|Dare To Dream - Homecoming Concert||Rebecca Newman - The People's Soprano||Sun 8 Nov 2015|
|Viva La Dance||Evelyn Witcombe School of Dance||Thu 12 Nov to Sat 14 Nov 2015|
|Sunset Boulevard||New Earswick Musicals||Tue 17 Nov to Sat 21 Nov 2015|
|Shakespeare Schools Festival||Shakespeare Schools Foundation||Tue 24 Nov to Wed 25 Nov 2015|
|Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs||Rowntree Players||Sat 5 Dec to Sat 12 Dec 2015|
The Memory lives on in York
York Light Youth
Friday 30 October to Saturday 7 November 2015
York Light Youth is proud to bring Cats to York. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s stunning musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they decide who will be granted an extra, precious life.
This fantastic show will be performed by the talented young performers of York Light Youth, whose most recent successes include Les Miserables in October 2014 and Honk! in May 2015.
Dare To Dream - Homecoming Concert
Classical No. 1 Selling Soprano
Rebecca Newman - The People's Soprano
Sunday 8 November 2015
AFTER a hugely successful SELL OUT UK tour supporting Russell Watson, join Yorkshire’s very own Classical No.1 selling soprano Rebecca Newman and her live band for a Spectacular night of music to celebrate her triumphant return to her hometown of York.
Dare to Dream went straight to NUMBER 1 in the Official UK Classical Albums Chart following it's release in September 2014, leading to several appearances on national TV (Songs of Praise, BBC Breakfast) and national radio (BBC Radio 2, Classic FM).
After singing with Alfie Boe, Aled Jones, Blake, and being this year’s soprano for the legendary Castle Howard Proms, Rebecca will once again take centre stage as The Joseph Rowntree Theatre welcomes back the UK's history making classical crossover star and gives York a rare chance to see Dare to Dream brought to life. Rebecca will be joined on stage by her special guests Tre Amici - A Fantastic Classical Crossover Trio and this year’s winner of Hull Daily Mail’s Star Search.
Expect to laugh and cry as Rebecca leads us through her incredible musical journey, from the street to the stage, by performing the stunning operatic arias, show songs, folk songs and original material telling the increadible story of her rise to the top of the UK classical music charts and how Rebecca’s beautiful voice overcame the might of the music industry.
For more information visit www.rebeccanewman.co.uk
Viva La Dance
A superb show featuring many different types of dance from the pupils of Evelyn Witcombe's renowned dance school.
Evelyn Witcombe School of Dance
Thursday 12 November to Saturday 14 November 2015
The hottest dance show this November from the students of renowned York dance teacher, Evelyn Witcombe, returning for her 47th annual showcase. Expect dance of every style, from ballet and tap to acrobatic and Irish, including a special armed forces themed number to mark Remembrance Sunday.
An exciting, dramatic musical based on the film Sunset Boulevard.
New Earswick Musicals
Tuesday 17 November to Saturday 21 November 2015
Follow Joe Gillis into a house of mystery and intrigue on Sunset Boulevard. Will he survive the emotional journey?
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Shakespeare performed as you have never seen it before!
Shakespeare Schools Foundation
Tuesday 24 November to Wednesday 25 November 2015
The Joseph Rowntree Theatre is thrilled to welcome local talent to the stage as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival.
Each night three to four schools will perform different Shakespeare plays. Come and celebrate the achievements of our local schools while enjoying a wonderful evening of entertainment. You will see Shakespeare performed as you’ve never seen it before!
The Shakespeare Schools Festival is the UK’s largest youth drama festival and enables over 1,000 primary, secondary, and special schools to stage abridged Shakespeare productions in their local professional theatre. 35,000 young people will take to stages across the UK.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Another rollocking romp of a panto!
Saturday 5 December to Saturday 12 December 2015
As she turns 18 Snow White becomes the fairest in the land and the Wicked Queen isn’t happy. Nor are the dwarfs she has working all hours down the mine finding crystals to power her sinister laboratory in the base. But don’t worry Dame Nancy Nip and her son Tuck, recently qualified cosmetic surgeons, are on hand to put things right…