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Theatres in York

Welcome to the York theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for Grand Opera House York, Shakespeare's Rose Theatre, Basement, York Barbican Centre, York Fibbers, Fibbers, The Crescent, York Museum Gardens, York Barbican, The Fulford Arms.


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Grand Opera House York - York

The Grand Opera House York is operated as part of the Ambassador Theatre Group. The venue plays host to touring productions of plays, musicals, opera and ballet, one-off performances by comedians, and other theatrical and musical events.

York Theatre Royal - York

York Theatre Royal was first established in 1734, and is one of the country’s leading producing theatres
The theatre plays host to hundreds of thousands over the course of the year in a wide range of performances, events and activities (and the yearly pantomine).
A recent £6million redevelopment to the theatre saw new features and redecorations, including major improvements to access.
Main Auditorium Capacity: 847

Shakespeare's Rose Theatre - York

Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre – SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE - has been given its final official green light by the City of York Council’s planning department and has officially launched in York, promising a unique summer of Shakespeare. Tickets for the inaugural season of four of Shakespeare’s greatest works are on sale through Ticketmaster and York Theatre Royal.
Inspired by the famous London Rose Playhouse built in 1587, SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE will combine state-of-the-art scaffolding technology, corrugated iron and timber with the historic 13-sided design of a 16th century Shakespearean theatre. It will house an audience of 950, with 600 seated on three tiered balconies around an open-roofed courtyard, and standing room for 350 ‘groundlings’.

York Barbican Centre - York

York Barbican is owned by City of York Council and re-opened in Spring 2011 after a major £2m investment. The Barbican offers a diverse programme of events taking advantage of the venue's 1500 seated and 1900 standing capacities. Events on offer include comedy, a range of live bands, snooker, family shows and community events.

The Crescent - York

The Crescent Community Venue is a concert and events venue and bar which was origionally a Working Men’s Club, with a history of musical entertainment for over 100 years.

Capacity: 250

Basement - York

The Basement York is located on Coney Street nestled beneath City Screen Picturehouses in the heart of York City Centre. It is a live Music, Comedy and Arts Venue.

Capacity: 100.

Fibbers - York

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The Fulford Arms - York

Real ale pub that hosts regular live music from both local and touring performers.

Capacity: 150 capacity.