Tuesday, 5 May 2015

West Yorkshire Playhouse upcoming events

The latest information on upcoming events at the West Yorkshire Playhouse:

Box Office: 0113 213 7700
Photos from Rehearsal and the Courtyard is Transformed 
Rehearsals for The Rise and Fall of Little Voice are in full swing, and after a couple of weeks in Leeds the cast have taken up residence at Birmingham REP for the opening, before they return in June. The Courtyard theatre is being transformed for a fresh version of Anna Karenina and a striking new play, The Rolling Stone. Also, did someone mention Toot Sweets?
Anna Karenina
Whether you’ve read the book, or seen the film this fresh adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s masterpiece asks, does duty always have to come first? 9 May  –  13 June
'The chemistry is...explosive'  The Guardian
The Rise and Fall of Little Voice
We're delighted to bring you a sneaky peek into the rehearsal room. You may recognise a few of the faces with Vicky Entwistle and Chris Gascoyne (Coronation Street) set to make you smile with their hilarious on stage partnership.  5 June  –  4 July
The Rolling Stone
Set in Uganda, The Rolling Stone explores the consequences for a gay couple if their relationship is discovered. ‘A punchy fast paced script laden with quick wit, sharp language…’ (Manchester Evening News) The Rolling Stone is a must-see inspirational new play. 9 – 23 May
The Deranged Marriage
The invites are out, the food is being prepared and all that’s missing is your presence at the whirlwind wedding circus that is Rifco’s smash hit comedy drama The Deranged Marriage. 6 – 10 May 
'This show has been a big hit around the country'
The Guardian
West Yorkshire Playhouse and Music & Lyrics Limited present
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
2 December 2015 – 30 January 2016
Early Bird Offer – £10 Off Preview Performances
Watch out! The most Fantasmagorical musical, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, lands in December 2015.   One of the world's favourite musicals, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will have audiences of all ages flying high with its mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance.More info  
Early Bird Offer
£10 off preview performances (2 – 10 December)
Book before Friday 8 May for £10 off top three ticket prices.
Transform 2015
30 April – 2 May
Be part of the future of Transform, with three days of new ideas, sharings and events, Transform 15 looks to what it will become in 2016. There will be feasting, conversation, and celebration - including an explosive night of performance, music and intervention, where you can raise a toast to Transform past & present. More info
27 June 18 July
Beryl is back by popular demand. With the Tour de Yorkshire this weekend and tickets selling quickly, now is the time to saddle up and cycle down to the Playhouse to book your tickets. (You can also book online)More info
In the Region
Macbeth at Harrogate Theatres
5 – 9 May
Three outrageous drag-queens* cook up an explosive brew of treachery, ambition and passion, setting an Asian family off on a path of bloody self-destruction. Tara Arts brings Indian movement and music to Shakespeare’s text, offering a powerful contemporary take on his darkest play. More info
hijras in modern India and Pakistan
The bigger the group the better the discount
Groups of 10 or more can book tickets by calling 0113 213 7212 or emailing groups@wyp.org.uk
A transaction fee of £1.75 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

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