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Meet Me In St Louis

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The World’s Fair, a normal family, they have to make a life changing decision. What will they do?

New Earswick Musicals

Wednesday 27 April to Saturday 30 April 2016

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Steve Cassidy Band

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The versatile Cassidy Band joined by their talented friends.

Steve Cassidy Band

Sunday 8 May 2016

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One Man Two Guvnors

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Richard Bean's award-winning smash-hit in London and on Broadway

Pick Me Up Theatre

Wednesday 11 May to Sunday 15 May 2016

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From Fame to Phantom

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From Fame to Phantom: A journey through the musicals

The York Orchard Theatre Company

Wednesday 18 May 2016

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Joseph Rowntree Theatre Events

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Upcoming Events in the Theatre
April 2016
Meet Me In St LouisNew Earswick Musicals27 – 30 April
May 2016
Steve Cassidy BandSteve Cassidy Band 8 May
One Man Two GuvnorsPick Me Up Theatre11 – 15 May
From Fame to PhantomThe York Orchard Theatre Company18 May
Lights, Camera, Action!York St John Dance20 May
Dance of the SeasonsEn Pointe Classical Dance School21 May
Alice in WonderlandRowntree Players26 – 28 May
An Evening with the Military Wives Choir York & FriendsJoseph Rowntree Theatre29 May
June 2016
All Four One - Shepherd Group Brass Band Spring ConcertShepherd Group Brass Band 4 June
Razzamataz York Theatre School Summer ShowcaseRazzamataz Theatre School12 June
Unite with PerformPerform with Emma Bassett18 June
MortWe Are Theatre21 – 22 June
The Little MermaidWe Are Theatre24 – 25 June
July 2016
Showcase 2016Anna's Academy of Dance 9 July
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Meet Me In St Louis

The World’s Fair, a normal family, they have to make a life changing decision. What will they do?

New Earswick Musicals

27 April to 30 April 2016

The World’s Fair is set to be staged the following year and the Smith Family are really excited that it's to open in their home town of St Louis. But Mr Smith has to make a life changing decision, what will he do?

The news is devastating to his four daughters, particularly Esther who has fallen in love with the boy next door, even though he barely notices her. What will she do?

New Earswick Musicals is to stage the York Premier of this amazing musical set against the backdrop of the World’s Fair in St Louis..... Why not follow a year in the life of The Smith family, which will make you laugh and no doubt cry...... with fantastic songs like Trolley Song, The Boy Next Door and Meet Me in St Louis.

Wednesday 27 April 7:30pm

Thursday 28 April 7:30pm

Friday 29 April 7:30pm

Saturday 30 April 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 30 April 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £16.00; Concession £15.00; Child £11.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

TicketSource (New Earswick) — 0333 666 3366

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Steve Cassidy Band

The versatile Cassidy Band joined by their talented friends.

Steve Cassidy Band

8 May 2016

Steve Cassidy loves performing at The Joseph Rowntree Theatre along with his wonderful and versatile band. They will be joined by the children from St George’s School who made an impact last year when appearing with Steve. He was Headteacher at St George’s and still helps the children’s choir each week at the school.

Carol Addy is a delightful singer who often sings accompanied by Steve Flanagan, the bands guitarist, at gigs in the city. She will bring her own magic to the evening.

Las Vegas Ken Sanderson frequently appears with Steve’s band on their concerts; audiences love his unique brand of entertainment.

Mick Hull will add his ukulele virtuosity and singing voice to the night.

Sunday 8 May 7:30pm

Tickets: Adults £10; Concessions £9

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

01904 639117

Norman Fowler — 01904 870737

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office (after 3 May 2016) — 01904 501935

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One Man Two Guvnors

Richard Bean's award-winning smash-hit in London and on Broadway

Pick Me Up Theatre

11 May to 15 May 2016

Richard Bean's award-winning One Man, Two Guvnors – a smash-hit in London and on Broadway – takes a classic Italian comedy by Goldoni and turns it into a riotous British farce full of slapstick, songs and laugh-out-loud one-liners.


Sacked from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall finds employment with small-time East End gangster Roscoe – who's actually Roscoe's twin sister Rachel in disguise. Roscoe has been killed by Rachel's boyfriend – upper-class twit Stanley. Ever-hungry Francis spots the opportunity for another meal ticket by taking on a second job working for Stanley. And, of course, neither Stanley nor Rachel are aware that they are both employing the same man as their inefficient minder. Confused? It doesn't matter. From start to finish it's a feast of visual and verbal humour.


The original production, starring James Cordon, opened to rave reviews at the National Theatre in 2011, and went on to the West End and Broadway.

Pick Me Up's cast includes Phil Grainger as Francis Henshall, James Potter as Stanley Stubbers, Mick Liversidge as Alfie, Maya Bartley O'Dea as Rachel Crabbe, Maya Tether as Dolly, Nick Lewis as Charlie Clench, Holly Surtees-Smith as Pauline Clench and Sam Baxter as Alan Dangle with live music from 'The Craze' led by James Wood.

Wednesday 11 May 7:30pm

Thursday 12 May 7:30pm

Friday 13 May 7:30pm

Saturday 14 May 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 14 May 7:30pm

Sunday 15 May 2:30pm Matinée

Sunday 15 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £15.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Pick Me Up Theatre Online Booking

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From Fame to Phantom

From Fame to Phantom: A journey through the musicals

The York Orchard Theatre Company

18 May 2016

The York Orchard Theatre Company presents ‘From Fame to Phantom’- a collection of songs from musicals past and present, including exclusive previews of their upcoming productions of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and ‘Rent’.

Wednesday 18 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £6.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Orchard Theatre Company tickets

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Lights, Camera, Action!

A celebration of Dance Club's achievements this year

York St John Dance

20 May 2016

A summer show to celebrate all the hard work put in by York St John’s Dance club this year! Featuring this semester’s class and competition dances plus guest acts.

A fun and entertaining evening to showcase our club’s talent!

Friday 20 May 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £5.00; Students and Children £4.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

YSJ Dance - Alex Moyle — 07712183919

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Dance of the Seasons

En Pointe presents a creative and vibrant display of young classical ballet performers in ‘Dance of the Seasons’.

En Pointe Classical Dance School

21 May 2016

Come and support some of the best talent in York, as we present Dance of the Seasons. A vibrant display of young dancers as they perform in their annual EnPointe performance.

Dedicate. Perform. Achieve.

Saturday 21 May 2:00pm Matinée

Saturday 21 May 6:00pm

Tickets: Adult £12.50; Child £7.50

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Email principal@enpointeyork.co.uk — 07557 355562

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Alice in Wonderland

Join Alice as she meets strange characters in strange places.

Rowntree Players

26 May to 28 May 2016

Join Alice as she meets the strangest of characters in the strangest of circumstances in the family favourite by Lewis Carroll.

Thursday 26 May 7:30pm

Friday 27 May 7:30pm

Saturday 28 May 2:00pm Matinée

Saturday 28 May 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £12.00; Child £8.00; Students/seniors £10.00 with ID

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Rowntree Players Booking — 07927 026071

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An Evening with the Military Wives Choir York & Friends

Sharing the music that makes us stronger together.

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

29 May 2016

Join the Military Wives Choir York and guests for a fabulous evening of emotive and uplifting music and entertainment. Come and hear some of your favourite songs with special appearances from talented local soloists to the Gurkha Khukuri Dance - this intimate concert is not to be missed!

Sunday 29 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £10.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Email tickets@jrtheatre.co.uk — 01904 639117

Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office (after 3 May 2016) — 01904 501935

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All Four One - Shepherd Group Brass Band Spring Concert

Brass at its best with all four Shepherd Group Bands.

Shepherd Group Brass Band

4 June 2016

All four of the Shepherd Group Brass Bands return to perform their exciting new 2016 programme. With a first class reputation for highly entertaining concerts of wide public appeal, this is one concert definitely not to be missed.

Saturday 4 June 7:30pm

Tickets: All tickets £10.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Nicola Harper — 01904 655076

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Razzamataz York Theatre School Summer Showcase

From pop to musical theatre - a vibrant combination of our students' hard work!

Razzamataz Theatre School

12 June 2016

Matinée performance from our Minis and Juniors students aged 4-8 years singing, dancing and acting from their favourite films. Our future stars will entertain you with their fantastic show! See our Cutie Minis aged 4 and 5 - some making their first stage debut!

Evening performance of singing, dancing and acting by our older students from 9-18 years.

A fantastic electric performance with so many songs you will want to join in. Glam costumes and glitzy performances.

Sunday 12 June 2:30pm Matinée

Sunday 12 June 7:30pm

Tickets: Adults £11.00; Concessions £9.00 Matinee tickets are only available from Razzamataz. Evening tickets are available via York Theatre Box Office

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

Email york@razzamataz.co.uk

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Unite with Perform

A collaboration of dynamic dances and spectacular songs!

Perform with Emma Bassett

18 June 2016

A show not to be missed!

A collaboration of dynamic dances and spectacular songs performed by Emma Bassett's talented versatile performers.

Come and support York's local talent - you will not be disappointed!

Saturday 18 June 3:00pm Matinée

Saturday 18 June 7:00pm

Tickets: £11.00 adult; £10.00 child and senior

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

Karen Burborough - Perform with Emma Bassett — 01904 658162

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Mort

A comedy based on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novel “Mort”.

We Are Theatre

21 June to 22 June 2016

Death comes to us all. When he came to Mort, he offered him a job as his apprentice. But when Mort is left in charge for an evening (Death is in need of chips and a curry!) Mort allows his heart to rule his head. Soon the whole of Discworld is at risk.

A fantastic comedy adapted by Stephen Briggs. Please note, this production is not suitable for very young children. Contains some mild swearing.

Tuesday 21 June 7:30pm

Wednesday 22 June 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £10.00; Concession £8.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

We Are Theatre - Group bookings only — 07521 364107

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The Little Mermaid

A new musical version of “The Little Mermaid”.

We Are Theatre

24 June to 25 June 2016

Based upon the original tale of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid, this new show features an enchanting new script, original music, a live band and lots of under the sea creatures.

Come with us on a magical journey as we ask “do you believe in mermaids?” A magical family show suitable for all ages.

Friday 24 June 7:30pm

Saturday 25 June 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 25 June 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult £13.00; Concessions £11.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

We Are Theatre - Group bookings only — 07521 364107

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Showcase 2016

A Showcase of Dance and Musical Theatre from the pupils of Anna’s Academy of Dance

Anna's Academy of Dance

9 July 2016

Come watch the pupils of Anna’s Academy of Dance showcase their talents in a variety of dance styles. Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Musical Theatre you name it we can do it!! Performers as young as 3 taking to the stage, come and cheer us on in a show to remember!

Saturday 9 July 2:00pm Matinée

Saturday 9 July 7:00pm

Tickets: Adult £10.00; Concession £8.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Anna's Academy of Dance - 07977 625393 — 07977 625393