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Dance It Up North

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

Love dance? Want to see more dance in York? Then come to this wonderful evening for a rich feast of different dance styles with performers of all ages and levels of experience. There will be work from professional dance artists, from community groups, from children and from the not-so-young-but-very-keen-for-dance. A special feature will be professional choreographers working with groups of enthusiast dancers to make work just for the evening. The connecting theme is to celebrate the great talent and energy for dance in York and North Yorkshire. 70% of ticket sales will go to promoting dance...

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600 People - Third Angel

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

600 People Third Angel Somewhere between stand-up comedy and an astrophysics lecture, Third Angel brings you a simple show about huge ideas: the story of how a three-hour conversation with an astrophysicist changed the way Alex understands the way the Universe works. 600 People explores how we think about evolution and intelligence, belief and invention, communication and space travel. A show that explores the stories we tell in order to understand our place in the cosmos. A show that asks if there are extra terrestrials in our galaxy. A show that asks what it means to be human. York Thea...

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What If I Told You? - Mayers Ensemble

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

What if I Told You? Mayers Ensemble Throughout Pauline’s life, people have made assumptions about her based on her gender, background and race. She’s defied these expectations at every turn, tearing up the narrative that society tried to impose on her. Now, Pauline is finally ready to tell the world her story. Carefully balancing dance and theatre, What If I Told You immerses us in Pauline’s world as she invites us to pause, breathe and reconsider the stories we tell about our past and the history on which we build our futures. York Theatre Royal 5:00pm £12 TICKET DEAL Book for any...

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Learning How to Die - Luca Rutherford

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

Learning How to Die Luca Rutherford This is a show about death. It’s not a show about being sad. Or about grief. Or pity. This is a show about the actuality of dying and how an acceptance of mortality can drive a passion for life. Learning How To Die asks what scares us about dying, and how can we use that fear to drive our living actions. Can we stop being scared of talking about dying? Join Luca in Learning How to Die and it might just change the way you live. York Theatre Royal 2:00pm £12 TICKET DEAL Book for any one SLAP show at York Theatre Royal, £12 Book for any three SLAP shows...

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Castle Rock - Massive Owl

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

Castle Rock Massive Owl As flashing neon lights descend upon the tracks, a boxing-gloved boy with a death wish comes head to head with a white suited locomotive and a deer in black patent stilettos. Castle Rock is a new story inspired by three of the voiceless characters in Stephen King’s novella The Body and its 1986 cult film adaptation, Stand By Me. Expect distorted sound, movement and projection as Massive Owl contort the book’s characters and twist the film’s soundtrack into a reimagined story about loss and acceptance. Welcome to Castle Rock… York Theatre Royal 6:30pm £12 T...

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october 2017

Rattle Snake - York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

Rattle Snake Produced by Open Clasp and Live Theatre in association with York Theatre Royal Written by Catrina McHugh Directed by Charlotte Bennett A story with no ending; a chance meeting with one man changes the lives of two women forever. Now they both live trying to predict the unpredictable. Rattle Snake is an epic tale, based on real life stories of women who have faced and survived coercive controlling domestic abuse. Coinciding with the change in UK law in 2015 making coercive control in relationships a crime, Rattle Snake was originally commissioned by Durham University and Durham...

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Thing I Know To Be True - Frantic Assembly at York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, United Kingdom

THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE By Andrew Bovell A Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia production Originally produced in collaboration with Warwick Arts Centre in association with Chichester Festival Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia's critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences this Autumn. As beautifully touching as it is funny and bold, Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of f...

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