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Rattle Snake - York Theatre Royal

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Pl, 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...

Takeover Fest 2017 presents: Hollie McNish at York Theatre Royal

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

We will head over to TakeOver Festival 2017 at the Theatre Royal for an evening with one of the UK's most exciting artists, Hollie McNish. Described as one of the most important poets of the new generation Hollie McNish brings her collection of candid and wise poetry in a refreshingly honest performance. Hollie has enthralled audiences with her urgent and piercingly candid accounts of her experiences growing up and her forays into adulthood. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this voice of a generation confront today’s pressing issues of gender, race, consumerism and parenthood. "Beautifu...

York - Mugenkyo Concert as part of the Takeover Festival

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

Experience the power of thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums, mysterious masked choreography, synchronisation timed to perfection, post-apocalyptic martial imagery and infectious humour - all in a spellbinding display of sheer energy. As the most successful touring taiko drum group on this continent, Mugenkyo create a contemporary look & sound, fusing the traditional spirit of taiko with a modern stage performance that has captivated audiences everywhere... "Just when you think it could not get any more powerful, it doubles in intensity.This show is not one to be missed." ★★★★★ ...

Memory Box at Takeover Festival - York

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

Come and join Memory Box for FREE on Saturday 28th October at Takeover Festival, York between 1pm-4pm. Step inside our Memory Box and join us to celebrate the wonder of childhood through interactive play and dance. There will be face painting, crafts, games and lots of dancing fun! Let’s come together, share memories and create new ones. Everybody welcome!

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

York Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Pl, 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...

Next month

GREAT ODDS; A New Play by Esther McAuley

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

What does it mean to follow a dream, When you don’t fit in And the odds are stacked against you? Exploring ambition, communication and friendship, the story follows the Great Odds; Marco, Grouch and Jewels, on an exciting and sometimes wobbly journey... Dreams change shape, unexpected things are uncovered and success comes through surprising discoveries. Integrating visual storytelling, British Sign Language, live music, sound and puppetry, Mac's Arcadian presents Great Odds, its first play, in co- production with Lighthouse Poole, supported by Improbable. Perfect for a 6-11 year old audi...

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