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25 February - 28 February 2019

Miles possesses all the same powers as Spider-Man, but struggles with the pressures of keeping his identity secret.

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3 January - 29 May 2019

Day-long drama workshops for children aged 8-12.

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3 January - 29 May 2019

Day-long drama workshops for children aged 4-7.

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1 March

SJT production

Read all about our 2019 shows here - on sale 1 March or 15 Feb for Circle members!

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1 March - 12 April 2019

A great way for our older audience members to explore some of our productions in more detail.

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1 March - 2 March 2019

T'Challa must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.

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1 March - 2 March 2019

OutReach production

"Who'd want to join in building a f***ing playground?"

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1 March - 2 March 2019

Sing-Along with Queen in these special screenings with the song lyrics shown live on screen.

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26 January - 13 July 2019

Saturday afternoon sessions of our Youth Theatre for young people aged 8-11.

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4 March - 6 March 2019

Presented production

Meet Dan, Ben and Sami. Three men wrestling with demons, life, each other.

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4 March - 6 March 2019

He was the most powerful man in the world hiding behind a usually “symbolic” role.

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23 January - 3 April 2019

A morning of creative play; storytelling, singing, movement, crafts and sensory activities.

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23 January - 27 March 2019

A morning of creative play; storytelling, singing, movement, crafts and sensory activities.

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24 January - 4 April 2019

Gentle, creative sessions using movement and singing, having fun in a friendly environment.

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7 March

Presented production

A show about how we choose to live our lives: about having a dream, giving it up and trying again.

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7 March

Presented production

It's therapy you can dance to!

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7 March

Get a snap with your favourite RuPaul’s Drag Race Queen Jinkx Monsoon with a post show meet and greet ticket!

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8 March - 12 March 2019

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist through the 1960s.

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8 March - 9 March 2019

Presented production

OperaUpClose's hugely acclaimed, 2011 Olivier-Award winning, new English version of Puccini’s La Bohème.

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12 January - 9 March 2019

FREE music workshops: try something new and make some NOISE!

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12 March - 16 March 2019

Presented production

This production of Shakespeare’s glorious romantic comedy is sure to capture your hearts this spring!

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13 March - 14 March 2019

Presented production

Want to change the world? You have one vote. Use it wisely.

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16 January - 17 April 2019

Meet other reading enthusiasts and discuss a selection of books.

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14 March

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

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21 February - 18 July 2019

Monthly behind-the-scenes events. Please note these events are for Circle Members only.

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15 March

Presented production

A depressed stoic father. An independent anxious son. Can they heal their relationship after a traumatic family ordeal?

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16 March

When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

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18 March - 21 March 2019

A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare.

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23 January - 20 March 2019

Fun and friendly sessions for those who like to explore the work of different playwrights.

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21 March - 22 March 2019

SJT production

What is Freedom? What makes us feel free, what doesn’t?

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22 March - 23 March 2019

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide they want to get married too.

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22 March - 28 March 2019

Mary's attempt to overthrow Elizabeth I finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

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23 March

SJT production

A collection of short plays based on young people’s own experiences of growing up in Scarborough.

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28 March - 20 April 2019

SJT production

Josie Botting is celebrating her birthday... but as a work-from-home dominatrix she’s lost the will to dominate...

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21 January - 15 July 2019

Monday sessions of our Youth Theatre in Eastfield: for young people aged 8-11.

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21 January - 15 July 2019

A lively class for ages 11-18yrs, singing lots of current and popular songs.

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21 January - 15 July 2019

Monday sessions of our Youth Theatre in Eastfield: for young people aged 12+.

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21 January - 15 July 2019

Monday sessions of our Youth Theatre for young people aged 12 - 14.

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22 January - 2 April 2019

Engaging and informative classes led by established professional playwrights.

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2 April

Christof Loy directs a star-studded cast of singers, in Verdi's epic opera, conducted by Antonio Pappano.

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22 January - 9 July 2019

An established choir singing a range of music including funk, classic disco and rock.

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23 January - 10 July 2019

Wednesday sessions of our Youth Theatre: for young people aged 15+.

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24 January - 11 July 2019

Thursday sessions of our Youth Theatre for young people aged 12 - 14.

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24 January - 11 July 2019

A welcoming choir singing a wide range of songs from around the world.

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5 April

Presented production

A new folk opera by Neil Gore and John Kirkpatrick

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26 January - 13 July 2019

Saturday morning sessions of our Youth Theatre for young people ages 8-11.

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8 April - 9 April 2019

Presented production

A punchy and poetic exploration of family, race, identity and love.

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11 April

Scrolls in the Sand: The Egyptian Origins of Writing

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11 April

All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre.

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11 April

Ask An Ocean Explorer

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12 April

Writer and broadcaster Lynne shares the stage with the UK’s leading expert on crime fiction Barry Forshaw.

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14 April

Alan Johnson, Simon Heffer and Helen Boaden

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14 April

The People's Gardener

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14 April

Erebus - The Story of a Ship

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16 April - 20 April 2019

OutReach production

A lively, fun and interactive version of the Aesop's Fable about an impossible race.

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30 April

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in David McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best-loved opera.

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23 January - 10 July 2019

Develop confidence and performance skills in a fun and friendly environment. For ages 4 - 7.

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1 May - 2 May 2019

SJT production

If you could re-write your past, would you?

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3 May

SJT production

The South Korean born pianist Young-Choon Park, makes a welcome return visit performing works by Mozart, Schubert and Chopin.

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4 May

SJT production

Big hearted and quick-witted poems from a raconteur at the top of his game.

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7 May

SJT production

Violet is a new play about human connection and inter-generational friendships.

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8 May

Presented production

A showcase of play excerpts, directed and performed by professional and emerging talent.

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9 May

SJT production

John Hegley returns to the SJT with a delightful familiy show full of songs, drawings and poems.

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10 May

Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare's romantic comedy.

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11 May

SJT production

Come and celebrate with our OutReach choirs: you may feel the urge to sing along or even sign up to join…

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14 May

SJT production

A one-man musical comedy by award-winning duo Tom Wells (words) and Matthew Robins (music).

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15 May

SJT production

What do you think would happen if you knocked on a stranger’s door and offered to write them a poem?

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16 May

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet in revivals of works by Wheeldon and Pite and a world premiere by Sidi Larbi Cherka

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20 May - 22 May 2019

SJT production

A lighthouse keeper lives on a desolate outcrop surrounded by stormy seas.

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23 May - 31 May 2019

SJT production

Oscar Wilde’s classic masterpiece is dazzlingly adapted with your choice of casting!

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24 May

SJT production

A twisted, dark story of rejection, religion, lust and death.

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28 May - 29 May 2019

SJT production

This musical egg-stravaganza is bursting with puppetry, magic and illusions... and water guns!

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30 May - 1 June 2019

SJT production

The Sign of Four is Conan Doyle’s epic second Sherlock Holmes tale. Crammed with adventure, romance, comedy.

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3 June - 4 June 2019

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lakecomes to cinemas with a fresh look for the 21stcentury and is ‘as bold and beautiful as ever’

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4 June

SJT production

An Award Winning comedy set in an Indian restaurant

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5 June

SJT production

There’s nothing else for it but to defy dementia, with music, songs and laughter.

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6 June

America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story.

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6 June - 7 June 2019

SJT production

Multi award winning piece of gig theatre exploring grief, depression and psychosis for a contemporary audience.

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8 June

Presented production

If your children could create their very own magical musical adventure, what would it be?

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8 June

Presented production

Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest, returning in 2019.

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11 June

Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece.

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20 June - 3 August 2019

SJT production

The ultimate feel-good comedy, with live music and tap dancing!

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21 June

Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder. Cue an explosive battle of the sexes.

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27 June

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation.

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25 July - 28 September 2019

SJT production

When families get together to celebrate a special occasion, there’s a danger that all hell will break loose.

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27 July - 24 August 2019

SJT production

Lottie adores stories... imagine her surprise when one morning she wakes up to find herself lost in Bookland!

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31 July

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, she has no idea where to turn for help.

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3 September

SJT production

After refusing to register his child’s birth, Strawman embarks on a personal and legal battle in order to keep his child.

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4 September - 5 October 2019

SJT production

As ingenious in its construction as any of his previous plays, Birthdays Past, Birthdays Present is Ayckbourn's 83rd play!

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10 September

SJT production

This is a play based on experiences of being a transracial adoptee from Hong Kong and growing up in a very white world.

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13 September - 14 September 2019

SJT production

An explosive and passionate portrait of a young heroine of our times.

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17 September

SJT production

This fast-paced, electric script is from award-winning playwright Ben Snyder, who is currently writing for Netflix.

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24 September

SJT production

Feminist academic Laura returns to work following the death of her father.

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29 September

SJT production

To mark his 80th birthday, enjoy a look back on some of the 20 or so family and children’s plays written by Alan Ayckbourn.

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3 October - 19 October 2019

SJT production

Thrilling, chilling and witty, examining afresh the eternal question of whether we ever really change how we’re made.

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14 October - 19 October 2019

SJT production

A laugh out loud comedy about trying to find a moment of calm in these challenging times.

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5 December - 29 December 2019

SJT production

There’ll be songs, swords, talking vegetables, the Boyes’ Santa and a giant mechanical crab... called Susan.

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