Next Events

The Adventures of Aladdin

Victoria Rooke School of Dance and Drama

10 October

It's Dance Time

Barbara Taylor School of Dancing

17 October

When the Lights Go On Again

York Musical Theatre Company

21 – 24 October


York Light Youth

30 October – 7 November

Dare To Dream - Homecoming Concert

Rebecca Newman - The People's Soprano

8 November

Viva La Dance

Evelyn Witcombe School of Dance

12 – 14 November

Sunset Boulevard

New Earswick Musicals

17 – 21 November

Shakespeare Schools Festival

Shakespeare Schools Festival

24 – 25 November

Cancelled: An Evening of Cabaret and Comedy – The Best Bits

JB Entertainment

28 November

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Rowntree Players

5 – 12 December

The Time of Our Lives

Reflex Dance Troupe

13 December

Shepherd Group Brass Bands Christmas Concert

Shepherd Group Brass Band

18 – 19 December

A Christmas Stocking - Music Night

Joseph Rowntree Theatre

20 December

The Legend of King Arthur


9 January

October 2010 Events

TeechersRowntree PlayersThu 30 Sep 7:30pm
Fri 1 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 2 Oct 7:30pm
An Evening With The Steve Cassidy BandSteve Cassidy BandSun 3 Oct 7:30pm
Pay It ForwardJust DanceThu 7 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 8 Oct 7:30pm
House of FunGeneration GrooveSun 10 Oct 7:30pm
Aber Valley Male Voice ChoirYork Blind and Partially Sighted SocietyFri 15 Oct 7:30pm
The Rodgers and Hammerstein StoryYork Musical Theatre CompanyThu 21 Oct 7:30pm
Fri 22 Oct 7:30pm
Sat 23 Oct 2:30pm
Sat 23 Oct 7:00pm
Sondheim@80 Celebration ConcertYork Stage MusicalsSat 30 Oct 2:30pm
Sat 30 Oct 7:30pm
Sun 31 Oct 7:30pm
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by John Godber

Rowntree Players

30 September to 2 October 2010

Remember your school days? The dreaded detentions, snogging behind the bike sheds and breaktime bust-ups?! Well prepare to be catapulted back to the classroom and take a raw and riotous look at life in a typical British school, in this classic comedy from BAFTA winner John Godber.

Meet the staff; the trendy young Drama teacher making his shaky debut; the Deputy Head who rules the school with an iron rod; the gentle Humanities teacher who is desperate for a quiet life; Doug, the grumpy old Caretaker, and the Headmistress - a boisterous battleaxe and some-time Amateur Dramatics star! And prepare yourselves for the pupils; a wayward mob of disruptive delinquents - determined to wreck havoc, hormones and horror throughout the school!

Nostalgia, mischief and mayhem reign supreme in this classic classroom drama!

Thursday 30 September 7:30pm

Friday 1 October 7:30pm

Saturday 2 October 7:30pm

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An Evening With The Steve Cassidy Band

Steve Cassidy Band

3 October 2010

Great Music from Then and Now

Sunday 3 October 7:30pm

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Pay It Forward

Just Dance

7 October to 8 October 2010

Thursday 7 October 7:30pm

Friday 8 October 7:30pm

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House of Fun

Generation Groove

10 October 2010

Sunday 10 October 7:30pm

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Aber Valley Male Voice Choir

Superb Welsh Choir with Entertaining Repetoire

York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

15 October 2010

All proceeds go to the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

Friday 15 October 7:30pm

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The Rodgers and Hammerstein Story

Devised and directed by Paul Laidlaw

York Musical Theatre Company

21 October to 23 October 2010

Enjoy an evening of songs and music from one of the greatest writing partnerships in musical theatre history, Rodgers and Hammerstein.

With careers spanning decades of musical theatre, come and enjoy much loved songs from some of their most popular shows including South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Carousel, Oklahoma! and The King and I. Soloists, ensemble and younger members of York Musical Theatre Company will be joined on stage for this magical evening of music by Paul Laidlaw, at the piano. Along with these popular favourites from the duo, the company will also be featuring some of their lesser known work such as State Fair, Allegro and Flower Drum Song.

Don’t miss this delightful evening’s entertainment and lose yourself in some of the most wonderful melodies ever written.

Thursday 21 October 7:30pm

Friday 22 October 7:30pm

Saturday 23 October 2:30pm

Saturday 23 October 7:00pm

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Sondheim@80 Celebration Concert

Celebrating the fabulous music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim

York Stage Musicals

30 October to 31 October 2010

Join us as we celebrate Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday with performances of his brilliant music and lyrics, including rarely heard material.

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist for stage and film. He is the winner of an Academy Award, multiple Tony Awards (eight, more than any other composer) including the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, multiple Grammy Awards, and a Pulitzer Prize. He has been described as "the greatest and perhaps best-known artist in the American musical theatre."He was president of the Dramatists Guild from 1973 to 1981.

The programme includes Sweeney Todd, Company, A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Passion, West Side Story, Gypsy, Assassins, Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday In The Park With George, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Dick Tracy, Saturday Night, Anyone Can Whistle and Follies – Happy 80th Birthday!

Saturday 30 October 2:30pm Matinée

Saturday 30 October 7:30pm

Sunday 31 October 7:30pm