Theatre

CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE IN THE OUTDOORS

CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE IN THE OUTDOORS

This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, with a history stretching back to William Shakespeare himself, present the sparkling comedy, As You Like It. Tickets for this highlight of the summer calendar throughout the country are on sale now. Following last year’s hugely successful tour of Macbeth, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, leading proponents of open air […]

NINE NIGHT

NINE NIGHT

This autumn, Leeds Playhouse is proud to present Natasha Gordon’s critically acclaimed debut play NINE NIGHT in co-production with Nottingham Playhouse. Its three-week run on the Courtyard stage is in partnership with the OUT OF MANY FESTIVAL, which takes its name from the Jamaican national motto Out of Many, One People. The nine-month Jamaica Society […]

UPCOMING CHILDREN’S SHOWS

UPCOMING CHILDREN’S SHOWS

  The Gruffalo Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 May Based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood… Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson […]

THE LAWRENCE BATLEY THEATRE

THE LAWRENCE BATLEY THEATRE

The Lawrence Batley Theatre has a great summer season coming up featuring Yorkshire premieres from National Dance Company Wales and a new co-production with award winning company ThickSkin. Centre stage in the Huddersfield theatre’s summer season is Blood Harmony (Tue 28 June – Sat 2 July), a powerful new play by award-winning theatre company, ThickSkin […]

THE MUSICAL WITH THOSE SHOW STOPPING SONGS …

THE MUSICAL WITH THOSE SHOW STOPPING SONGS …

CHICAGO is back in Leeds for one week only from Tuesday 10 – Saturday 14 May 2022. Classical singer, Russell Watson, stars as Billy Flynn, and Three Degrees soul sensation Sheila Ferguson will star as Mama Morton, joining  Faye Brookes  as Roxie Hart, West End star Djalenga Scott  as Velma Kelly, Jamie Baughan as Amos Hart […]

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

  Back by popular demand, the Olivier and Tony Award®-winning production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time will visit Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 12 to Saturday 16 April 2022. This UK and Ireland tour marks 10 years of the production which originated at the National Theatre. Since 2012, The Curious […]

THE MIGHTY KING OF MUSICALS

THE MIGHTY KING OF MUSICALS

The Lion King is loosely based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet with some biblical overtones echoing the Old Testament stories of Joseph and Moses but set in the Pride Lands of Africa with the human roles of these stories cast as African animals. The moving and powerful story follows the life lessons of Simba, a wide-eyed lion […]

BOOK NOW FOR A SUMPTUOUS CHRISTMAS SWEET TREAT

BOOK NOW FOR A SUMPTUOUS CHRISTMAS SWEET TREAT

An exciting new production of Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – THE MUSICAL based on the much-loved book is to premiere at Leeds Playhouse from 18 November 2022 – 28 January 2023. Directed by Leeds Playhouse’s James Brining and adapted from Dahl’s novel by David Greig, with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics […]

A VIBRANT AND RAW VISION OF SHAKESPEARE’S TRAGEDY

A VIBRANT AND RAW VISION OF SHAKESPEARE’S TRAGEDY

The dark, haunted world of Macbeth is starting to take shape at Leeds Playhouse as rehearsals get underway for Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy.   In Director Amy Leach’s and Designer Hayley Grindle’s vibrant, raw and visceral vision of Shakespeare’s thrilling tragedy, ambitious northern warrior Macbeth does whatever it takes to gain power and, ultimately, the throne. […]

BOOK NOW FOR THE MOST EXCITING DANCE THEATRE SHOW OF 2023

BOOK NOW FOR THE MOST EXCITING DANCE THEATRE SHOW OF 2023

Rambert Dance in Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby will be at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford next year: Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 January 2023. Written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight, Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby is a dance theatre show directed and choreographed by Rambert’s […]