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Dates for your diary

Forthcoming event listings diary for Grand Opera House York in York:

Thoroughly Modern Millie

27 Feb - 4 Mar 2017

Based on the 1967 Academy Award‐winning film Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City when moderns including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair raising their hemlines entering the workforce…

An Evening with Levison Wood

13 Mar 2017

Nigel McIntyre in association with Wolfsong Media present An Evening with Levison WoodBest‐selling author photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be touring theatres across the UK in spring 2017 sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer. With his…

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

14 Mar 2017

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again Whats that you say Les is back on tour bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK The ROLLERMANIA 2017 promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s when…

Frankly Sinatra

17 Mar 2017

Featuring the swing the swagger and the velvet vocals of Frank Sinatra in concert enjoy an unmissable evening with Stephen Triffitt. Acclaimed worldwide as the master of his craft he: Starred as Frank for three seasons at Las Vegas legendary Sands Casino…

York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mic

18 Mar 2017

Michael Palin CBE is a founding member of the internationally renowned Monty Python team revelling in the fish‐slapping dance the lumberjack song and performing the Dead Parrot sketch more times than is good for anyone. He went on to co‐write and star…

York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mar

18 Mar 2017

Mark Gatiss first came to prominence as one of the writerperformers of the award‐winning comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen. As well as appearing in Doctor Who Mark has written television scripts for four Doctors and co‐created the international hit Sherlock in…

La Boheme

19 Mar 2017

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestraPUCCINI LA BOHMEStarring Olga Perrier the international French Soprano as Musetta and the International critically acclaimed soprano Ecaterina Danu as Mimi. Directed by Ellen Kent…

Gilbert O'Sullivan

20 Mar 2017

Like you cannot keep birds from flying high you cannot keep a singer away from singing. Same is the case with Gilbert OSullivan. Gilbert has been crooning people with his melodies for well over four decades now. From his first single Disappear…

Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

17 Apr 2017

A shy young boy from Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britains best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin his own band Furys Tornados re‐live his timeless hits ‐ Last Night Was Made…

Dreamboats & Petticoats

18 - 22 Apr 2017

Dreamboats and Petticoats is a theatre production inspired by the critically and commercially successful three‐part album with the same name. The said album featured some of the biggest rock n roll hits from musics golden era and had served as Maurice Gran…

Mr Bloom's Nursery

24 Apr 2017

Bring your tiddlers along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour. Mr Bloom and his Veggies are getting the Nursery ready for a very special occasion ‐ a member of the Royal family is paying them…

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Stor

25 Apr 2017

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons Rod Stewart ‐ from street busker through to international superstarPaul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of…

Yamato Drummers

28 Apr 2017

Following their hugely successful tour in 2015 the Yamato Drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.In a…

The Magic Of Motown

29 Apr 2017

Britains biggest smash‐hit spectacular embarks on its nationwide tour with an all‐new all‐star show: Featuring the music of the Four Tops Supremes Temptations Jackson 5 Isley Brothers Stevie Wonder Marvin Gaye Diana Ross Lionel Richie and many more Oozing the style…

The Searchers

30 Apr 2017

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known for hits such as 'Sugar and Spice'…

Aled Jones

11 May 2017

Welsh singer Aled Jones was born in 1970 and started his singing career aged 9 in Bangor Cathedral choir. Most famed for his cover version of Walking in the Air from Channel 4s The Snowman Aled has gone on to do …

Thank You For The Music

13 May 2017

The worlds favourite ABBA and Bee Gees concert show is coming to town with an all‐new sequin‐spangled production.Including a fabulous celebration of Robin Gibbs chart‐busting career enjoy the most authoritative spectacular ever: Mamma Mia Stayin Alive Dancing Queen Night Fever How Deep…

King of Pop - The Legend Continues

14 May 2017

This incredible production stars the worlds leading MJ tribute artist Navi who is joined by Michael Jacksons iconic guitarist ‐ Jennifer Batten.Jennifer was Michaels right‐hand woman on three sell‐out world tours. She was initially hand‐picked to play on the Bad Tour…

Joe Longthorne

15 May 2017

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on the show Search for a Star in…

Remembering Fred

17 May 2017

We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette will be bringing Remembering Fred on tour.Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire Fred Astaire. The Remembering Fred Tour…

Chas & Dave 2017

18 May 2017

Following on from the release of their brand new album Thats What Happens on Warner Brothers Records which reached the top 20 and their headlining performance at The Royal Variety Show 2013.Chas & Dave began writing and performing songs together in 1972…

Iconic The Show

19 May 2017

A full cast of incredible singers dancers and formidable band blast their way through some of the most recognisable music everDavid Bowie Tina Turner ACDC Prince Elvis and Paul McCartney to name a few of the legendary performers who have made the…

William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridg

20 May 2017

In a better‐late‐than‐never nod to the Bards 400th anniversary the bad boys of abridgement present this new play by the man himself as discovered in a Leicester car park The show mercifully abridged by the RSC from its full hundred hour running…

Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre - National Theatre /

22 - 27 May 2017

The National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic present this innovative re‐imagining of Charlotte Bronts masterpiece directed by Sally Cookson.Theatre at its most imaginative.Daily MailThis innovative re‐imagining of Charlotte Bronts masterpiece is a collaboration between the National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic and…

La Cage Aux Folles

30 May - 3 Jun 2017

Following a sell out West End and Broadway production Brighton Theatre Group present La Cage Aux Folles.With a heart touching tale of one familys struggle to stay together and ultimately stay fabulous and true to themselves La Cage Aux Folles is a…

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Grand Opera House York

7 - 10 Jun 2017

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will feature a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical 60‐minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carles best loved books for the stage: The Artist…

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest

14 Jun 2017

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake Jimmy Carrs…

Reginald D Hunter

15 Jun 2017

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh changed that career path after doing a…

One Night Of Queen

21 Jun 2017

One Night of Queen is the impressively accurate touring stage show tribute to Queen. Brian Mullen and the Works are behind the talent and since winning Stars In Their Eyes in 2000 Mullen has been recreating the Queen tours from the early…


28 Jun - 1 Jul 2017

Gypsy is based on the true life memoirs of legendary burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee it tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters Baby June and Louise trekking across America in their family vaudeville act. But times are…

Elkie Brooks

20 Jul 2017

Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise from this time. Loved for her…

York Stage Musicals: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

8 - 16 Sep 2017

Based on the smash‐hit movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical is the heart warming uplifting adventure of three friends Tick Bernadette and Adam a glamorous Sydney‐based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian…

Jackson Live

27 Sep 2017

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

The Dreamboys

28 Sep 2017

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top male strip show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

John Mayall in Concert Grand Opera House York

31 Oct 2017

Regarded by many as blues most influential artist Johns band The Bluesbreakers launched the careers of many true legends including Eric Clapton Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green and Mick Taylor.64 albums later and Johns captivating and authentic sound is still as…

The Simon & Garfunkel Story Grand Opera House York

5 Dec 2017

Direct from its success in Londons West End a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film footage this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full…

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute Band. Grand Op

7 Dec 2017

Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013 Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the worlds most authentic tributes to Queen. The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody Radio Ga Ga…

Other Local Events


Animalia 3 - 26 Mar 2017

York Fine Arts is delighted to announce the gallery‚Äôs newest exhibition of 2017. 'Animalia' presents an outstanding collection of artwork dedicated to the magnificent animals of the natural world. An eclectic compilation of paintings and sculpture, the exhibition brings together artwork by…

La Boheme

La Boheme

At Grand Opera House York, York

19 Mar 2017


At Grand Opera House, York

28 Mar - 1 Apr 2017