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13 The Musical

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Pick Me Up Theatre

Wednesday 16 April to Saturday 19 April 2014

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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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Hiring The Theatre

The Joseph Rowntree Theatre is available for hire for many types of performances and events. Should you wish to hire the venue then please email with your name and contact phone numbers (both daytime and evening)

Hire Charges to August 2014

Hire charges are £265 for minimum 4 hours plus £80 per hour for each additional hour used.

Should you wish to book the theatre Sunday 10am - 10pm and Monday - Saturday 6pm - 10pm this is charged at a discounted fee of £1,950.

Note: The theatre is not available before 6pm on weekday evenings. All prices are inclusive of VAT at 20%. Prices are valid for the period between September 2013 and August 2014 — if you are considering hiring for a period outside of these dates, please contact for pricing information.

Hire Charges September 2014 to August 2015

Hire charges are £275 for minimum 4 hours plus £85 per hour for each additional hour used.

Should you wish to book the theatre Sunday 10am - 10pm and Monday - Saturday 6pm - 10pm this is charged at a discounted fee of £1,970.

Additional charges are levied for use of the radio microphones, for any Performing Rights Society (PRS) fees and to cover press publicity listings. The full Hiring Price List can be downloaded (PDF format).

Further Information

The venue has a seating capacity of 362, has free parking close by and has facilities for disabled visitors.

The other pages in this section give information about the theatre facilities for hirers:-

The full set of hiring factsheet information can be found in the Downloads section as PDF documents.