Grand Opera House York

Grand Opera House York
Cumberland Street, York, YO1 9SW
  • Opening times Mon–Sat noon–4pm; closed Sun.
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As well as putting on musicals, theatre, comedy and music over the years, in 1902 the Grand Opera House was also the home of York's first public performances of films. A conversion of a warehouse and a corn exchange, after a handful of closures and refurbishments, it opened for good in 1993.

As well as putting on musicals, theatre, comedy and music over the years, in 1902 the Grand Opera House York was also the home of York's first public performances of films, originally called Empire Theatre. A conversion of a warehouse and a corn exchange, after a handful of closures and refurbishments, it opened for good in the 1980's.

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Sat 16 Nov

£13–£26.50

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Mon 18 Nov

£31.65

Believe – The Cher Songbook

Join us for a stunning concert as we turn back time and celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher. An exhilarating show sensationally recreating all her hits, the hair, the costumes from her breathtaking career spanning six decades. Experience the ultimate tribute to Cher with dazzling costume changes, outstanding musicianship…

Sun 23 Feb 2020

£13–£26

Billionaire Boy

Stage adaptation of David Walliams' story about Joe Spud, the richest boy in the country, who transfers to a local comprehensive in the hopes of making a friend.

Wed 6 May 2020

£13–£25

Thu 7 May 2020

£13–£25

Fri 8 May 2020

£13–£25

Sat 9 May 2020

£13–£25

Fri 20 Mar 2020

£13–£46

Buddy

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide Book now for the most successful rock and roll show of all time! ***'The audience go absolutely crazy. It's the show you will never forget'*** Daily Mail ***'Joyous! I love this show'*** Sunday Express Now in its 25th year, the sensational multi award winning West End…

Tue 24 Mar 2020

£13–£53

Wed 25 Mar 2020

£13–£53

Thu 26 Mar 2020

£13–£53

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2020

Carole: The Music of Carole King

Musical journey through the life and career of the great American songwriter Carole King.

Wed 13 Nov

£13–£28

Colin Thackery

Colin Thackery, the winner who stole everyone’s hearts on Britain’s Got Talent earlier this year has announced a major tour for 2020 From the Royal Hospital Chelsea, to the Britain's Got Talent Final, Colin Thackery made quite an impression from start to finish. When the 89-year-old Chelsea Pensioner Colin Thackery…

Sat 29 Feb 2020

£26.90–£33.90

The Commitments

The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul. Returning to tour the UK and Ireland 5 years after a phenomenally successful, record breaking run in London’s West End and subsequent sell-out tour. The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic. The Commitments received universal…

Mon 26 Oct 2020

£13–£59.90

Tue 27 Oct 2020

£13–£59.90

Wed 28 Oct 2020

£13–£59.90

…and 3 more dates until 31 Oct 2020

David Baddiel – Trolls: Not the Dolls

One-man show from David Baddiel about his interactions with internet trolls.

Sun 5 Apr 2020

£31.40

Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families & Me

Wildlife presenter and cameraman Gordon Buchanan, best known for his hugely popular BBC series Animal Family and Me, talks about some of his most challenging expeditions.

Thu 21 Nov

£20–£24

Islands in the Stream

Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Fri 22 Nov

£28.15

James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999

New show from the comedian who named it after a time he tried cold lasagne and enjoyed it.

Fri 15 Nov

£22.65–£38.65

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr.

Sun 21 Jun 2020

£33.65

King King

Glasgow blues outfit fronted by Alan Nimmo.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

£32.40–£48.40

Madama Butterfly An Ellen Kent production

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards Back by overwhelming public demand, this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including a…

Sat 21 Mar 2020

£13–£47

The Nutcracker

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's classic Christmas-time ballet in a production mounted by Vienna Festival Ballet.

Mon 2 Dec

£22.90–£35.90

Once: The Musical

A Broadway and West End hit musical that's a ravishing love story with a bittersweet difference, Once casts a spell over the audience just as its two lead characters cast a spell over each other. Based on a cult 2006 Irish indie feature, originally shot on a micro-budget of just $160,000, it tells the uplifting yet…

Mon 3 Feb 2020

£13–£51.25

Tue 4 Feb 2020

£13–£51.25

Wed 5 Feb 2020

£13–£51.25

…and 3 more dates until 8 Feb 2020

Peppa Pig's Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever!

Wed 4 Mar 2020

£18.15–£23.15

Thu 5 Mar 2020

£18.15–£23.15

Re-Take That

Tribute act to the all-conquering boy band.

Sun 8 Mar 2020

£24.90–£29.90

Ross Noble: Humournoid

Ross Noble's newest hour.

Thu 30 Apr 2020

£30.15

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

With a backdrop of projected photos and original film footage a full live band perform Simon & Garfunkel hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. The story takes you through the stories that shaped their music, the dramatic split, their solo careers and a recreation of the 1982 Central…

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£13–£28

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

A Magic mirror iPad, an ugly truth told to an evil step mother, a poisoned red apple and a beautiful enchanted Princess all come together with seven little men to tell the fabulously exciting story of SNOW WHITE …. and that's just the first half! Will Snow White escape the Queen’s evil magic? Will the wicked Queen get…

Thu 12 Dec

£19.40–£33.90

Fri 13 Dec

£19.40–£33.90

Sat 14 Dec

£19.40–£33.90

…and 18 more dates until 4 Jan 2020

That'll Be The Day

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another brand new show! Featuring incredible live music performances, this hugely entertaining Rock & Roll spectacular blends classic gold hits from the 50s, 60s & 70s, with bags of…

Thu 27 Feb 2020

£13–£46.75

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Thu 14 Nov

£13–£29.90

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