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Cox & Box plus a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan favourites

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Two lodgers, one bedroom, one unexpected meeting....

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company

Saturday 11 April 2015

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Fundraising Concert

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Experience the live concert of this prestigious a cappella, choral, negro spiritual and contemporary gospel choir

The London Adventist Chorale

Sunday 12 April 2015

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Gala Concert in aid of NSPCC

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An evening of music and song from Pop to West End Musicals

Margaret Berg School of Music

Saturday 18 April 2015

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Oliver!

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Consider yourself one of the family!

New Earswick Musical Society

Wednesday 22 April to Saturday 25 April 2015

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Upcoming Events in the Theatre
April 2015
Cox & Box plus a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan favouritesJorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company11 April
Fundraising ConcertThe London Adventist Chorale12 April
Gala Concert in aid of NSPCCMargaret Berg School of Music18 April
Oliver!New Earswick Musical Society22 – 25 April
May 2015
Crystallised - Our 15th Anniversary ShowLisa Marie School of Dance 3 May
The Pitmen PaintersPick Me Up Theatre 5 – 9 May
Die FledermausYork Opera12 – 16 May
Steve Cassidy Band And FriendsSteve Cassidy Band17 May
YSJ Dance: Shake it OffYork St John Dance22 May
Disney InspirationsEn Pointe Classical Dance School23 May
HONK!York Light Youth27 – 30 May
York Swings Against CancerYork Against Cancer31 May
June 2015
Saturday Night at the MoviesShepherd Group Brass Band 6 June
Razzamataz Summer ShowcaseRazzamataz14 June
Perform ExplodesPerform with Emma Bassett20 June
SeussicalWe Are Theatre24 – 27 June
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Cox & Box plus a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan favourites

Two lodgers, one bedroom, one unexpected meeting....

Jorvik Gilbert and Sullivan Company

11 April

Adapted from the famous farce Box and Cox, by John Madison Morton, Cox & Box was Sir Arthur Sullivan’s first foray into comic opera.

Sergeant Bouncer, an old soldier, has a scheme to get double rent from a single room. By day he lets it to Mr. Box (a printer who is out all night) and by night to Mr. Cox (a hatter who works all day).

His plan works well until Mr. Cox is, unexpectedly, given a day's holiday and the two lodgers meet, and they discover that they share more than the same bed...

The second act will consist of a selection of some of the most well-known and popular Gilbert and Sullivan music, and will chart the history of the famous and prolific partnership.

A mixture of solos, ensemble pieces and chorus numbers, from a range of shows, including The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado and H.M.S Pinafore, there will be something for everyone to enjoy!

Saturday 11 April 7:30pm

Tickets: £10.00; Concessions £9.00; Under 16’s Free

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

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Fundraising Concert

Experience the live concert of this prestigious a cappella, choral, negro spiritual and contemporary gospel choir

The London Adventist Chorale

12 April

The prestigious London Adventist Chorale will be performing a Fundraising Concert in support for the Hilltop Wellness Centre (HWC) in the Philippines. HWC aims to help less-privileged people who could not afford synthetic medications in the hospital but be treated using natural healing remedies. All proceeds would go to the on-going building projects in the centre.

The church-based Chorale formed in 1981 has developed an inspiring and high-calibre repertoire of Classical, Jazz and Gospel songs. Under the helm of Ken Burton, Principal Director, the choir has received musical accolades such as: The Sainsbury's Choir of the Year 1994-1995, The Best Choir award at the BBC Gem Award in 2005.

Their high-quality performance took them to concerts and tours all over the world: Australia, USA, Zimbabwe, Turkey, France, to name a few.

In 2012, The London Adventist Chorale performed at Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Jubilee Concert before more than 12,000 guests at Buckingham Palace. And most recently, in September 2013 the Chorale performed at the G8 Speakers Conference at the House of Commons.

Experience the live concert of this prestigious a cappella, choral, negro spiritual, contemporary gospel choir; awarded the Sainsbury’s Choir of the Year 1994 title and regular guest singers on BBC “Songs of Praise” over the years. Directed by the gifted conductor, composer, musician, vocalist and celebrity television choir judge, Ken Burton, you are guaranteed a performance of excellence.

Sunday 12 April 2:00pm Matinée

Tickets: £12.00; Children 7-12 £5.00; Under 7s Free; On the door £15.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Roxane Digman Nkomo or Bhekss Nkomo — 07412561059 or 07723000143

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Gala Concert in aid of NSPCC

An evening of music and song from Pop to West End Musicals

Margaret Berg School of Music

18 April

Students and friends from Margaret Berg School of Music perform popular songs and excerpts from West End Musicals, Movies and Shows.

All proceeds for the benefit of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Saturday 18 April 7:30pm

Tickets: £12.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Julie Christy — 01904 766227 or 07811 242184

Email julie@pchristy.freeserve.co.uk

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Oliver!

Consider yourself one of the family!

New Earswick Musical Society

22 April to 25 April

Oliver is one of the most beloved British musicals, vividly bringing to life Dickens' timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more.

New Earswick Musical Society present this fantastic musical with a sensational score full of Lionel Bart's irresistible songs including Food Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You've Got to Pick-a-Pocket or Two, I'd Do Anything, Oom Pah Pah, As Long As He Needs Me and many more.

Wednesday 22 April 7:30pm

Thursday 23 April 7:30pm

Friday 24 April 7:30pm

Saturday 25 April 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 25 April 7:30pm

Tickets: £15.00; Concessions: £14.00; Child: £10.00;

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

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Ursula Groom — 07759 260852

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Crystallised - Our 15th Anniversary Show

From Musical Theatre to Pop! A great afternoon of entertainment

Lisa Marie School of Dance

3 May

Students from the Lisa Marie School of Dance are proud to present their annual showcase.

This year celebrating 15 years.

Excerpts from Cats and The Lion King, pop music from the 90’s and much more offer a varied program with something for everyone to enjoy showcasing all styles of dance

Sunday 3 May 3:00pm

Tickets: £10.00; Concessions: £8.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Email: angela@lisamarieschool.co.uk — 07827 505257

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The Pitmen Painters

Pick Me Up Theatre

5 May to 9 May

Lee Hall (writer of the movie and musical Billy Elliott) tells the true story of a group of miners in Ashington in the 1930s who took up painting lessons and briefly became acclaimed by the art world.

The play was hailed as "marvellous viewing" and "enormously moving" when it was first performed at Newcastle's Live Theatre in 2007 and transferred to the National Theatre. It's since appeared on Broadway and the West End.

Tuesday 5 May 7:30pm

Wednesday 6 May 7:30pm

Thursday 7 May 7:30pm

Friday 8 May 7:30pm

Saturday 9 May 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 9 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £12.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

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Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss’s Bubbly Comic Opera

York Opera

12 May to 16 May

Johann Strauss’s bubbling operetta is brimming over with wonderful waltzes, effervescent arias and sparkling wit.

Join the party as the eponymous Bat wreaks his revenge in a comic cocktail twisting with seduction, a dash of infidelity, drunken hilarity and finished off with a generous serving of champagne!

Tuesday 12 May 7:30pm

Wednesday 13 May 7:30pm

Friday 15 May 7:30pm

Saturday 16 May 4:30pm Matinée

Tickets: £14.00; Children and Students in full time education £8.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

Post: York Opera , 11 Clifton Dale, York YO30 6LJ

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Steve Cassidy Band And Friends

Music for every generation. Music from then till now

Steve Cassidy Band

17 May

We invite you to an evening of music with the talented and versatile Steve Cassidy Band presenting old favourite songs and new compositions. Enjoy too the children's choir from St George's Primary School, Megan Fowler a rising star with a finger on the pulse of today's music. The band will feature the unique talent of Mick Hull playing the currently trendy Ukulele.

Sunday 17 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £10.00; Concessions £9.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

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YSJ Dance: Shake it Off

York St John Dance Club performs a showcase of their newest routines, from modern dance to jazz and ballet.

York St John Dance

22 May

The York St John Dance Club Class of 2015 has worked tirelessly over the past year ready for our summer show at Joseph Rowntree Theatre, and we know you’ll enjoy watching our performance as much as we’ve enjoyed making it!

With a huge range of different dance styles, from beautiful contemporary dance to street dance and commercial (think Beyoncé videos), from jazz and ballet choreography set to music from Disney’s Hercules and Peter Pan, to tap dancing set to R’n’B classic Hit the Road Jack, there’s plenty here to entertain everyone. Plus, we have surprise performances from special guests as well as competition-standard dances from the Dance Club’s very own competition squad.

Come and support us, because we’ve certainly put in a ton of effort this year to make this one of our best shows ever! And with proceeds going towards Help for Heroes, you’ll also be helping a worthy cause!

Friday 22 May 7:30pm

Tickets: £6.00; Students: £4.00; Concessions/U12s: £5.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Joe Gurski – joseph.gurski@yorksj.ac.uk

York St John Student Union

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Disney Inspirations

En Pointe Classical Dance School

23 May

A magical display of young classical ballet performers in Disney inspired dances

Saturday 23 May 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 23 May 6:30pm

Tickets: £12.50; Child £7.50

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

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HONK!

The show that won't be beaten!

York Light Youth

27 May to 30 May

Honk! is a musical comedy re-telling the Hans Christian Anderson story of The Ugly Ducking. This version, by George Styles and Anthony Drewe, incorporates the very modern message of tolerance which is so much in the news at the present time. With its wonderful score and storyline, it won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical in 2000. The Daily Telegraph announced it as 'An exuberant smash hit' while Time Out described it as 'stonkingly brilliant'. We think it's an EGG-cellent show for all the family!

Wednesday 27 May 7:30pm

Thursday 28 May 7:30pm

Friday 29 May 7:30pm

Saturday 30 May 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 30 May 7:30pm

Tickets: Adult: £15.00; Under 16: £12.50; Family tickets: Two adults and two under 16s = £50.00, one adult and three under 16s = £47.00 available for all performances; Special offer: One ticket free in every 10 booked for the same performance (not available in conjunction with family tickets)

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Email yorklightyouth@yorklight.com — 07795 384644

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York Swings Against Cancer

An Evening of Popular Swing Classics

York Against Cancer

31 May

Come along and enjoy all your favourite Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé, Glen Miller, Robbie Williams, Dean Martin swing classics performed by local artists, with a full swing band, coming together to support a local charity making sure that York Swings Against Cancer

Sunday 31 May 7:00pm

Tickets: £13.00 (Concessions £10.00)

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Against Cancer — 01904 764466

Email office@yorkagainstcancer.org.uk

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Saturday Night at the Movies

Shepherd Group Brass Band

6 June

All four of the Shepherd Group Brass Bands performing a selection of music from the movies. Something for everyone!

Saturday 6 June 7:30pm

Tickets: £10.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

Nicola Harper — 01904 655076

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Razzamataz Summer Showcase

Razzamataz students showcase a variety of singing, dancing and drama

Razzamataz

14 June

Matinée performance from our Minis and Junior students aged 4-8 years singing, dancing and acting from their favourite films. Our future stars will entertain you with their fantastic show.

Evening performance of singing, dancing and acting by our older students from 9-18 years - RAZZ WILL ROCK YOU!

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

We hope to have you rocking in the aisles!

Sunday 14 June 2:00pm Matinée

Sunday 14 June 7:30pm

Tickets: Adults £10.00; Concessions £8.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

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Perform Explodes

Perform presents a collaboration of dance acting and singing pieces

Perform with Emma Bassett

20 June

A collaboration of striking dances, charismatic acting and sensational vocals.

Come and experience the enthusiasm that the versatile performers bring to the stage of Perform Explodes.

A show not to be missed!

Saturday 20 June 3:00pm Matinée

Saturday 20 June 7:00pm

Tickets: £11.00; Concessions: £10.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

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Seussical

A musical based on the works of Dr Seuss

We Are Theatre

24 June to 27 June

A lively musical for all ages – Horton hears cries from the Who’s who live on a planet on a speck of dust that lands on a clover.

Can Horton convince the Jungle animals there really is a planet on the clover and save the Who’s and will the Cat in the Hat cause total chaos throughout the show as he encourages Jo Jo to use his imagination?!

A fun show for all ages with the musical finale Green eggs and ham!

Wednesday 24 June 7:30pm

Thursday 25 June 7:30pm

Friday 26 June 7:30pm

Saturday 27 June 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 27 June 7:30pm

Tickets: £13.00; Concessions £11.00

Booking fees may apply to ticket purchases.

York Theatre Royal Box Office — 01904 623568

Email wearetheatre@googlemail.com for Group bookings