What's On - Theatre
London’s longest-running immersive theatre show is returning to York this Christmas, after it was first produced by Yorkshire-based playwright and director, Alexander Flanagan Wright, over three years ago. It’s the roaring twenties – an era of bootleg liquor, red hot jazz and hedonistic pleasures. Jay Gatsby has invited you to one of his infamous parties and it’s not an invite you’re going to want to turn down.
Based on the story and characters from the Oscar®-winning DreamWorks Animation film, this hilarious and spectacular smash hit production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy. It’s far, far and away the perfect Christmas treat.
The international smash-hit musical comedy returns. Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are back and telling the tales of a Yorkshire nightclub – of lads and lasses, sticky floors and shots galore, the morning taxi rides home: all under the watchful eyes of the bouncers. Written by the multi-award winning John Godber, this modern classic will see the boys catapulted into the 21st century.
You’re guaranteed to have the Time Of Your Life when this musical comes to town. Exploding with the heart-pounding music of the 60s and sensationally sexy dancing, watch Baby and Johnny come together for the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy by the creators of the multi-award winning The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre. A priceless diamond has been entrusted to the city bank, an institution so corrupt that even the security guards are on the take. Can it be safely stored or will it all go horribly wrong? Go along and see – it would be criminal to miss it.
Join the eccentric Doctor Doolittle – played by acting wizard Mark Williams (of Harry Potter fame) – his human companions and his exotic menagerie of animal friends on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail: an animal that holds the secret of life and generally makes the world a happier place. An vivacious musical adventure featuring stunning visual puppetry, all your favourite songs and fun for all the family.
Take a walk on the wild side as this new musical from Dreamworks sees Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of Madagascar.