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The Gondoliers

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A semi-staged performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s Venetian opera, which contains some of their most sparkling and tuneful work.

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company

Saturday 26 April 2014

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The King and I

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The magical stage adaptation of the classic Rogers & Hammerstein film

New Earswick Musical Society

Wednesday 30 April to Saturday 3 May 2014

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Like Father, Like Son

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Another evening of song with Graham and Richard Kay

Graham and Richard Kay

Sunday 4 May 2014

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Dance with Me Tonight

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York St John Dance

Friday 9 May 2014

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Management of the JR Theatre

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre is a company limited by guarantee governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association dated 12 March 2003. We became a registered charity with the Charity Commission for England and Wales from 2 July 2003

The objectives of the Charity are:

  1. The provision of an affordable facility for the use of the community of the City of York and its surrounds for the presentation of the dramatic arts both as performers and as an audience.
  2. To provide an important meeting and social venue for the community
  3. The advancement of education in the performing arts in the City of York

Officers and Appointed Directors of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre Limited are Trustees of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre Charity.

If you would like further information about the Charity please write to:-

Company Secretary
The Joseph Rowntree Theatre Limited
Haxby Road
YORK
YO31 8TA

Or email:

Additional information about charitable status of the theatre can be found at GuideStar UK or The Charity Commission.

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre Management Board

The Management Board of the Joseph Rowntree Theatre Limited consists of the following posts:-

  • Managing Director
  • Company Secretary
  • Finance Director
  • Bookings Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Public Relations Director
  • Stage Crew Director
  • Steward Director
  • Technical Director

All positions are on a voluntary basis, for more information please email: