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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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The Wedding Singer

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Celebrating MPS 50th Anniversary

York St John Musical Production Society

Thursday 12 March to Saturday 14 March 2015

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A Little Night Music

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A tangled web of love, passion and endless possibilities in Sondheim’s most popular show

York Musical Theatre Company

Wednesday 18 March to Saturday 21 March 2015

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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: