The Joseph Rowntree Theatre has unveiled its new season of shows. There’s a packed programme of more than 20 live shows – big and small productions, dance, opera, musicals, concerts, and drama.

As well as hosting local theatre companies and musical groups, the theatre provides a stage for professional touring companies. It is also the venue of choice for tribute bands, attracting fans from all over the UK.

Tickets go on sale from 1st December for theatre Friends and 8th December for the public.

Dan Shrimpton, chair of the board of trustees, said: “We’re excited about our new season of shows – it’s put a real spring in our step! We have some more big musicals lined up, including Kipps, The New Halfpenny Musical, The Wind in The Willows and Rent: The Musical. We also have a series of concerts and music tribute acts. In addition, in May we are hosting Yorkshire’s Got Talent 2022 – live! There’s something for everyone to enjoy.”


If you book tickets for three shows staged from 1st February to 31st May at the same time, you will automatically receive a 10% discount.

Line Up

Full details of all the shows can be found below:

Snow White

KIPPS – the new Half a Sixpence Musical


9 to 5 The Musical

York Community Choir Festival 2022

West End Nights

One Night in Texas

Magic at the Movies Take 2

Tina Live

The Carpenters Masquerade


70 Years of Pop Music

Sex, Drugs & Rick ‘N’ Noel

No Day but Today

Rent: The Musical

St George’s Day Concert

Elephant Rock

The Wind in the Willows

The Counterfeit Sixties

The Addams Family

Steve Cassidy Band & Friends

Yorkshire’s Got Talent 2022 – Live

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