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Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre
📅 25 June - 1 September 2019
In Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre an experience every bit as exciting, intimate and immersive will be offered to today's audiences in a dramatic playhouse setting beside the iconic 13th century Clifford's Tower in the heart of the historic city of York.

Four of William Shakespeare's greatest plays will be performed in repertory over the summer: Hamlet, TheTempest, Twelfth Night, Henry V.

Set in a vibrant Shakespearean Village beside Clifford’s Tower in York, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre promises a thrilling and unique theatrical experience in 2019! The pop-up theatre will combine state-of-the-art scaffolding technology with the historic 13-sided design of a traditional Elizabethan theatre, with three covered tiers of seating and an open courtyard.

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre 2019

2019 Dates & Tickets
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Outdoor Cinema - The Principal Hotel 🎬
🎬 Friday 7 June 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody
🎬 Friday 28 June: The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long
🎬 Friday 5 July: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
🎬 Sunday 14 July: A Star Is Born
🎬 Friday 19 July: Bohemian Rhapsody

Adult £15 (15 years and above)
Child £8 (14 years and under)
Tickets - To Book visit our Eventbrite page.

VIP £29 Includes: movie ticket, deck chair, blanket, one drink token and one snack token (burger/hot dog/ vegetarian alternative)

Twilight Tea Package £29
Includes: movie ticket, twilight tea in The Garden Room prior to the movie (an evening alternative to traditional Afternoon tea, served with a Bramble cocktail or Virgin Blueberry Mojito)

Pre-Screening Dinner package £29
Includes: movie ticket, two-course early dinner in The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace prior to the movie and 50% off bottles of house wine.

For more information and to book, visit here, call us at 01904 688 624 or email YORKSOCIAL@IHG.COM
Bad Girls The Musical

Bad Girls - The Musical
📅 Tuesday 16 - Saturday 20 July 2019
Venue: John Cooper Studio, 41 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB
Set in a women’s prison, Bad Girls is a powerful, uplifting and raucously entertaining British musical, based on the award-winning and hugely popular television drama.

The show was developed by the creators of Bad Girls, Maureen Chadwick and Ann McManus, in collaboration with composer and lyricist Kath Gotts, and director Maggie Norris, and it premiered at West Yorkshire Playhouse in June 2006. The girls were then ‘sent down’ to London for a West End run at the Garrick Theatre from August to November 2007.

Bad Girls introduces us to an anarchic bunch of women on the edge and up against the odds – prostitutes, addicts, shop-lifters, murderers – each with a story to tell of lives left behind and dreams of a better future ahead, and an entrenched old guard of prison officers out to dash their every hope.

Idealistic new Wing Governor Helen Stewart arrives at HMP Larkhall on a mission to reform the ‘us and them’ regime – and finds a surprising ally and soulmate in charismatic cop-killer Nikki Wade. But both face a ruthless adversary in corrupt Officer Jim Fenner, who wants Helen’s job and will do everything he can to undermine her…..

Then the tragic suicide of a young inmate – in which Jim Fenner is implicated – unleashes an angry protest on the wing and forces Helen and Nikki to their opposite sides of the bars. But when it’s clear that Helen stands to lose her job over Fenner’s misdeeds, the race is on for all the women to overcome their differences and join forces against their common enemy…..

Full of big songs and characters, Bad Girls is an exhilarating mix of gritty reality, rebellious spirit, emotional honesty and irreverent humour, that touches hearts and kicks up a riot.
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Great Yorkshire Fringe - Austentatious
Sat 20 July 2019

Pickup the latest programme from the box office.
Address: Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW
A Musical Extravaganza
📅 Sunday 28 July 2019
The Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, YORK YO31
A night of West End hits with the Joseph Rowntree Theatre Company.

Come along for a toe-tapping evening of brilliant tunes with some of York’s finest musical talent. An all-singing, all-dancing showcase revue, featuring favourite hits from the West End and Broadway.
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Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Haxby Road. YO31 8TA Show on Map
Joseph Rowntree Theatre Box Office 01904 501935
York Theatre Royal 2019

Theatre Royal

Swallows And Amazons
Fri 26 Jul - Sat 24 Aug 2019
Come aboard the Swallow and join John, Susan, Titty and Roger as they sail to Wildcat Island and meet Nancy and Peggy, the self-proclaimed Amazon Pirates, and the dastardly Captain Flint, in this action-packed adventure.

York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard’s Place, York YO1 7HD Box Office Tel: 01904 623 568
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The Music Of The Music Halls
📅 Sunday 22 September 2019
The Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, YORK YO31
Celebrate the “good old days” of Music Hall.
An evening singing the songs of the Music Hall era introduced by a Master of Ceremonies in the tradition of the time.

There is no need to be shy Mary Ellen, dressing up is encouraged so “Don’t Dilly Dally on the Way” to the theatre, the boy you love may be “Up in the Gallery” along with “Champagne Charlie”!
Start time 19.30
Tickets £12.50 - £8.00 from the Box Office on 01904 501935 or the website
Sleeping Beauty
Sat 7 December 2019 - Sat 25 January 2020
York Theatre Royal, St. Leonard's Place.
York’s much-loved pantomime family returns with Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and the dastardly David Leonard in a spectacular new show for the whole family. Join us again this year for what promises to be a magical Christmas treat, spinning together hilarious gags, stunning costumes, sparkling sets, thrilling choreography and foot-tapping songs.

The first ever Christmas pantomime here was Sleeping Beauty in 1862 and we return to that title for this year's all-singing, all-dancing, all-laughter show. Booking is now open with an early bird offer

York Theatre Royal
St. Leonard’s Place, York YO1 7HD Box Office Tel: 01904 623 568
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Pantomime Sinbad
📅 7 December - 14 December 2019
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Rowntree Players will be celebrating 10 years of writing their own pantomime this year when they return to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre in December with Sinbad.

Between 7 and 14 December you can join Sinbad, his brother, Gilly, and his mother, Dame Tilly Tinbad, as they voyage the five seas in a race against time to prevent Abadun, Pirate Queen, becoming ruler of the whole world.

Featuring local gags, local talent, dazzling sets and costumes, vibrant song and dance, soaking slapstick and more, be sure not to miss out on this rollicking romp of a family pantomime.
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