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York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
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For 275 years York Theatre Royal has been here to welcome and entertain residents and visitors to the city.

Open six days a week, we’re the place to visit whether you’re looking for great live entertainment, want to get hands-on with theatre or simply want to relax.

September 2019

Wrestling with Wheelchairs

Wrestling With Wheelchairs

Thu Sep 19 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

Mixing stand-up and sketch comedy, Wrestling With Wheelchairs explores how Jack Reeve’s passion for professional wrestling has influenced a career…

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A View From The Bridge

A View From The Bridge

Fri Sep 20 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £39

In the shadows of Brooklyn Bridge, the American Dream is but a shimmering mirage in Arthur Miller’s Tony Award-winning timeless play.

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Joygernaut

Joygernaut

Fri Sep 20 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

Joygernaut is a one-person spoken word show exploring how acts of kindness and cruelty can echo over time and through…

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Build A Rocket

Build A Rocket

Sat Sep 21 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

Winner of the Holden Street Theatres’ Edinburgh Fringe Award, Adelaide Fringe Best Theatre Award 2019 and The Sunday Mail’s Best…

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf!

The Boy Who Cried Wolf!

Thu Sep 26 @ 1.30 pm - Sat Oct 12 @ 1.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

This beautiful warming wintery tale brings the story of a bother of a boy, a mithered mother and a grand…

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October 2019

Dance It Up North 2019

Dance It Up North 2019

Tue Oct 15 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £12

For one night only, enjoy the range and skills of dancers from across York and North Yorkshire. Hidden away in…

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Jadek

Jadek

Wed Oct 16 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £14

Grandad found a home in Yorkshire in 1945 after spending six years fighting and surviving World War II. He likes…

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Signals

Signals

Thu Oct 17 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

Alone on the night shift, two female data analysts monitor radio waves for signs of alien contact. Every shift is…

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Revelations

Revelations

Fri Oct 18 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

A while ago, James’ best friends told him they wanted his sperm – to start a family. This is the…

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The Gondoliers

The Gondoliers

Tue Oct 22 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Oct 26 @ 4.00 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £28

The Gondoliers is full of visual and musical colour, wonderful melodies and lively dances

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Under Three Moons

Under Three Moons

Tue Oct 22 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

Spanning half a lifetime, Under Three Moons takes place on three nights across three decades of two friends’ lives.

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The Accident Did Not Take Place

The Accident Did Not Take Place

Wed Oct 23 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

With a new guest performer taking to the stage each night, the accident did not take place is a hyperreal exploration of the way we consume information, and the way information consumes us.

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Say Owt Presents: Jeremiah

Say Owt Presents: Jeremiah

Sat Oct 26 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£10 – £16

York’s most raucous spoken word organisation presents a rambunctious new performance poetry show with live music about England’s forgotten revolution.

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TakeOver Festival

Mon Oct 28 @ 9.00 am - Sat Nov 2 @ 10.00 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD

‪Run entirely by young people aged 12-26, this year the festival has an environmental theme

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You And I: A New Musical

You And I: A New Musical

Thu Oct 31 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£12

What do you do when the world’s first super intelligent robot turns up at your door asking about the origins of the universe, karaoke and the meaning of porn? Fran is about to find out!

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November 2019

What A Wonderful World!

What A Wonderful World!

Fri Nov 1 @ 11.30 am - 2.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£6 – £10

Take your little ones on an adventure through the universe, hop aboard a sleeper train, create magical worlds with fluffy snow and bright pink flamingos and get your hands on the stuff of creation.

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Reasons To Stay Alive

Reasons To Stay Alive

Tue Nov 5 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 9 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £33

At 24, Matt’s world collapsed under the weight of depression. This is the true story of his journey out of crisis; a profoundly uplifting exploration of living and loving better.

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The Woman In Black

The Woman In Black

Tue Nov 12 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 16 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £39

A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul.

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Hello And Goodbye

Hello And Goodbye

Thu Nov 14 @ 7.45 pm - Sat Nov 30 @ 7.45 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £19

From Tony Award-winning playwright Athol Fugard, York Theatre Royal presents a biting yet beautiful parable. Hello and Goodbye is a tense meditation on family, selfishness and redemption.

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Nigel Slater’s Toast

Nigel Slater’s Toast

Tue Nov 19 @ 7.30 pm - Sat Nov 23 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £39

Toast vividly recreates Nigel Slater’s childhood through the tastes and smells he shares with his mother, culminating in the young Nigel’s escape to London.

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Ballet Black Triple Bill

Ballet Black Triple Bill

Tue Nov 26 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £33

Ballet Black return to York for a second year running, presenting a programme that contrasts dramatic and inventive storytelling in a lively showcase of modern ballets.

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December 2019

The Storm Whale

The Storm Whale

Sat, December 14 @ 11.00 am - Sat, January 4 @ 2.00 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £19

Based on the award winning books The Storm Whale and The Storm Whale in Winter by Benji Davies.

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February 2020

Oliver!

Oliver!

Wed, February 12 @ 7.30 pm - Sat, February 22 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£8 – £29

Did we hear someone ask for more?! York Light Opera Company are back for their 60th consecutive year performing on our stage with this family-favourite production

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Crongton Knights

Crongton Knights

Tue, February 25 @ 7.30 pm - Sat, February 29 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £33

Life isn’t easy on the Crongton Estate but when the magnificent six set out to help a friend in trouble, much larger problems come their way.

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March 2020

Alone In Berlin

Alone In Berlin

Tue, March 3 @ 7.30 pm - Sat, March 21 @ 7.30 pm
York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place
York, YO1 7HD
£15 – £39

A gripping portrait of life in wartime Berlin and a vividly theatrical study of how paranoia can warp a society gripped by the fear of the night-time knock on the door.

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