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The History Boys

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Britain's Favourite Play

Pick Me Up Theatre

Friday 20 February to Saturday 28 February 2015

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Our Day Out

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Willy Russell's classic musical

Pick Me Up Theatre

Saturday 21 February to Saturday 28 February 2015

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The 39 Steps

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The 39 Steps is a melodrama adapted from the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock and rewritten by Patrick Barlow in 2005.

Rowntree Players

Thursday 5 March to Saturday 7 March 2015

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Music Night presents a Frank Sinatra Tribute

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Frank Sinatra Tribute Evening celebrating Old Blue Eyes 100th birthday!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Sunday 8 March 2015

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75th Anniversary

We celebrated the Theatre's 75th Anniversary in 2010. There were be a number of events over the year as part of the celebrations including themed Music Nights covering music of the last 75 years and a Celebration Ball in July.

Information about the original opening of the theatre and the 50th anniversary can also be found in this section, as well as list of all the shows.

In January 2011 the Your Local Link Magazine published 2 articles about the theatre and it's 75th Anniversary, profiling 2 of the people who have been involved in the running of the theatre over the past few years — Peter Jackson was one of the Stage Managers, and Brenda Batty is one of the Management Board.

Additionally in December 2010, The York Press published an article celebrating the anniversary of the theatre.