Theatre

GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN

GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN

‘Hormonal Housewives’ is a witty, rude, topical comedy show that’s coming to City Varieties on April 2nd.  Starring Vicki Michelle (‘Allo ‘Allo, Emmerdale) with Josephine Partridge (Top Girls) and Scottish comedian Julie Coombe, this no-holds-barred show blasts its way through a catalogue of women’s bits: weight gain, weight loss, mood swings, housework, homework, electrolysis, men, […]

THE MUSICAL OF THE DECADE

THE MUSICAL OF THE DECADE

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl, who armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares […]

A TALE OF PASSION, TEMPTATION AND GUILT

A TALE OF PASSION, TEMPTATION AND GUILT

Katya Kabanova, Janáček’s wildly beautiful tale of temptation, passion and guilt in a small-minded community is the second production in Opera North’s winter season at The Grand Theatre, Leeds With a weak-willed husband and overbearing mother-in-law, Katya does her best to conform to society’s expectations but, when her husband goes away on business, temptation proves […]

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

FROM PAGE TO STAGE

Following its critically acclaimed world premiere in London at the Old Vic, Wise Children – written by Angela Carter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice – comes to York Theatre Royal from 5 -16 March. Wise Children marks a reunion for York Theatre Royal’s Executive Director Tom Bird and Emma Rice.  He was Executive Producer […]

BOOK EARLY FOR NEXT CHRISTMAS

BOOK EARLY FOR NEXT CHRISTMAS

  There’s no place like home for Leeds Playhouse this Christmas as it stages the spectacular masterpiece The Wizard of Oz in the newly redeveloped Quarry theatre. Directed by Leeds Playhouse Artistic Director James Brining, this new production of the cherished classic will play from 20 November 2019 until 25 January 2020. A timeless story […]

KES ON STAGE

KES ON STAGE

Billy Caper is just another one of those kids off the estate; living with his mother and bully of a brother Jud. He’s all alone, then he finds ‘Kes’. Stick Legs. Big Head. Pile of Scruff. Kestrals are the hardest birds to train, but not for Billy. He feeds her, cares for her and trains […]

GIANTS OF YORKSHIRE ARTS SCENE PRESENT

GIANTS OF YORKSHIRE ARTS SCENE PRESENT

  Leeds-based companies Phoenix Dance Theatre and Opera North are to collaborate for the first time to present a re-working of the iconic ballet The Rite of Spring.  The 20th century piece, set to Igor Stravinsky’s ground-breaking score, will open at Leeds Grand Theatre in February 2019. The 1913 premiere of The Rite of Spring almost […]

HAMLET

HAMLET

A young woman returns from University to attend the funeral of her father and finds her world turned upside down. Consumed by grief and a promise to avenge her father’s brutal murder, Hamlet embarks on a treacherous journey through an imperfect world, confronting love, loyalty, betrayal, madness and mortability. Following her extraordinary portrayal of Juliet […]

MINDGAME

MINDGAME

Mindgame is a mind bending psychological thriller from the pen of Anthony Horowitz – creator of Foyles War, the BBC’s New Blood, Alex Rider, the Sherlock Holmes novels House of Silk and Moriarty and the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis. When Mark Styler, a writer of glossy ‘true crime’ paperbacks, tries to get an interview […]

LEEDS PLAYHOUSE STAGES A UNIQUE PERFORMANCE

LEEDS PLAYHOUSE STAGES A UNIQUE PERFORMANCE

Leeds Playhouse will stage a unique intergenerational performance, Dinner 18:55 this February. Exploring experiences of loneliness and community amongst both older and younger generations, this brand new production questions why we no longer make time to sit down and share a meal and a conversation together in our increasingly busy lives. Performed by a community […]

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