Grand Opera House
- Opening times Daily: noon–5.30pm.
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.
Events at this venue
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David Walliam's tale of Stella, who goes to London with her parents and wakes up three months later with no idea what has happened.
Wed 14 Feb 2018
Beauty and the Beast
Three Bears Productions present the story of bookworm Belle and the cursed Prince, the Beast.
Beauty and the Beast Sing-a-long
- 2h 9min
- Directed by: Bill Condon
- Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans
Choose Belle, the Beast, or both and sing the soundtrack to this Disney classic.
Belle & Sebastian
Scotland's much loved purveyors of jangling indie magic.
Tue 20 Mar 2018
Champions Of Magic
Mind reading, magic and illusions from stars of magic.
Fri 20 Apr 2018
Sat 21 Apr 2018
Chas & Dave
The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.
Mon 12 Feb 2018
Cilla the Musical
A new musical celebrating the life and career of Cilla Black.
Tue 23 Jan 2018
The Circus of Horrors: The Never Ending Nightmare
The troupe celebrates its 21st anniversary with its latest spectacular featuring an amalgamation of bizarre, brave and beautiful acts all woven into an Alice in Horrorland type story driven by a mainly original soundscape.
Tue 6 Feb 2018
David Baddiel: Fame: Not The Musical
It's been a whopping 15 years since David's last stand-up show, so tonight he's exploring the different ways he's perceived: whether it's token Jew, new lad or comedy rock'n'roller.
Mon 19 Mar 2018
David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
An irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and gay cats.
Mon 19 Mar 2018
The popular pop-up book by Rod Campbell about Ben and Sally's search for a pet is brought to the stage with puppets and audience participation. Suitable for ages two and over.
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Wed 21 Mar 2018
Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly
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 - Puccini Madama Buuterfly Starring the Korean soprano Maria HeeJung Kim* and the international soprano…
Thu 1 Mar 2018
An Evening With Boycott & Aggers
Geoff Boycott teams up with his TMS colleague, for an evening of banter and cricket anecdotes.
Sun 4 Feb 2018
Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue
- Directed by: Owen Lewis
- Written by: Jenny Eclair, Judith Holder
Moans and groans from three miserable middle-aged women, based on the successful TV show. Starring Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane and Lizze Ropper.
Thu 19 Apr 2018
The feel-good musical comedy telling the story of Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair and big dreams.
Mon 16 Jul 2018
Tue 17 Jul 2018
- Directed by: Ivo van Hove
- Written by: Henrik Ibsen, Patrick Marber (adapt)
Intelligent, bored, powerless, manipulative… Hedda has been called the female Hamlet. Ivo van Hove directs Patrick Marber's bruising new translation of Henrik Ibsen's drama in which a newly married general's daughter finds that life holds only disappointment. Lizzy Watts stars as in the title role, with Annabel Bates and…
Tue 20 Feb 2018
Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.
Wed 7 Feb 2018
I'm About to Lose Control and I Think Joe Lycett
The Birmingham-born comic tours his latest show.
Sun 13 May 2018
The rock'n'roll veteran plays a set which spans rock, country, gospel and ballads.
Sat 3 Feb 2018
The Kite Runner
- Directed by: Giles Croft
- Written by: Khaled Hosseini (book), Matthew Spangler (adapt)
Matthew Spangler's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel about friendships that can span continents.
Tue 8 May 2018
Thu 10 May 2018
The Little Mix Experience
The Little Mix tribute band play all of the original group's big pop hits.
Sat 31 Mar 2018
The Magic of Motown
Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.
Sat 3 Mar 2018
Michael McIntyre: Big World Tour
The floppy-haired comic, who was awarded the keys to London's O2 Arena after a record-breaking 28 performances, takes his brand of high-energy observations on a world tour.
Mon 29 Jan 2018
Tue 30 Jan 2018
Michael McIntyre: Warm Up Shows
The dapper dafty warms up for his 2018 world tour.
Mon 29 Jan 2018
Tue 30 Jan 2018
Peppa Pigs Adventure
A live show with Peppa Pig, George and their friends as they take on a new adventure.
Peppa Pig's Surprise
- Directed by: Richard Lewis
Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …
The Play That Goes Wrong
- Directed by: Mark Bell
- Written by: Jonathan Sayer, Henry Lewis, Henry Shields
Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.
Mon 14 May 2018
Tue 15 May 2018
The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas
A show celebrating music from Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr and Dean Martin.
Tue 5 Jun 2018
Thu 7 Jun 2018
Ross Noble: El Hablador
The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.
Sun 21 Oct 2018
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
Thu 1 Feb 2018
Seven Drunken Nights: The Story Of The Dubliners
The spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, Jim McCann, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan comes to life on stage through timeless Irish classics including The Wild Rover, The Black Velvet Band, The Irish Rover, Molly Malone, Finnegan's Wake, McAlpines Fusileer and Raglan Road.
Fri 23 Mar 2018
Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook
Katie Markham delivers this celebration of one of our generation's finest singer-songwriters with performances of songs from the three record-breaking albums 19, 21 and 25.
Fri 9 Feb 2018
Strangers on a Train
A stage adaptation of Highsmith's novel, made famous by Hitchcock's 1950 film.
Mon 5 Mar 2018
Tue 6 Mar 2018
Suggs McPherson - What A King Cnut: A Life In The Realm Of Madness
The vocalist and songwriter tells stories about life with the legendary ska-pop band, whose music continues to garner fans to this day.
Sun 4 Mar 2018
Suggs: My Life Story in Words and Music
Spoken word show from the affable Madness frontman 'with musical accompaniment and uncalled for interjection from Deano his loyal manservant/pianist'.
Sun 4 Mar 2018
Stage adaptation of the musical movie that starred Cliff Richard.
Tue 29 May 2018
Thu 31 May 2018
Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers, brace yourselves.
Fri 30 Mar 2018
Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.
Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po take to the stage.
That'll Be the Day
Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Thu 22 Mar 2018
Theatre Tour at Grand Opera House York
Wed 28 Feb 2018
Mon 16 Apr 2018
Tim Vine: Sunset Milk Idiot
Quick-fire one-liners from the Not Going Out actor.
Sat 26 May 2018
A Vision of Elvis
2008 European Elvis Tribute Artist Champion Rob Kingsley presents the total Elvis package, from custom-made costumes to that curl of the lip.
Thu 8 Feb 2018
The Wizard of Oz
Production based on L Frank Baum's classic tale.
Fri 27 Apr 2018
Mon 30 Apr 2018