Treasure Island

The RoundTheatre

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

Credits:

By Nick Lane
Adapted from the book by Robert Louis Stevenson
Directed by Erin Carter
Music & Lyrics by Simon Slater

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5 December - 29 December 2019
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The map has been found.

The course charted.

Now all the good ship Hispaniola needs is the boys and girls of Scarborough.

This Christmas, the Stephen Joseph Theatre invites you to join Jim Hawkins, Long John Silver and the nuttiest crew in seafaring history on a madcap high-seas adventure like no other.

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

Called Susan.

Not to mention a bunch of terrified musicians who are on the quest by mistake!

A silly seasonal sea voyage is in store, with fun for all the family. So grab your eye-patch, prepare your sea-legs and get on board!

From the team that brought you Alice in Wonderland and A (Scarborough) Christmas Carol.

Adventure awaits…


Here's what the press had to say about Alice in Wonderland:

★★★★★
“wonderfully imaginative… gloriously witty”
“fizzes with energy and playfulness… an utter delight.”
The Press (York)

★★★★
“Full of warmth, kindness and Christmas cheer – perfect fare for the season”
Yorkshire Post

“an unforgettable production”
Living North

“High energy alternative to the traditional pantomime stuffed with local Scarborough in jokes”   
The Stage

dates

Thursday 5 December 2019, 7.00pm

Friday 6 December 2019, 7.00pm

Saturday 7 December 2019, 1.00pm

Saturday 7 December 2019, 6.00pm

Monday 9 December 2019, 10.00am

Monday 9 December 2019, 7.00pm

Tuesday 10 December 2019, 7.00pm

Wednesday 11 December 2019, 10.00am

Thursday 12 December 2019, 10.00am

Friday 13 December 2019, 11.00am

Friday 13 December 2019, 7.00pm

Saturday 14 December 2019, 1.00pm

Saturday 14 December 2019, 6.00pm

Monday 16 December 2019, 10.00am

Tuesday 17 December 2019, 10.00am

Wednesday 18 December 2019, 10.00am

Wednesday 18 December 2019, 7.00pm

Thursday 19 December 2019, 1.00pm

Thursday 19 December 2019, 7.00pm

Saturday 21 December 2019, 1.00pm

Saturday 21 December 2019, 6.00pm

Sunday 22 December 2019, 1.00pm

Monday 23 December 2019, 1.00pm

Tuesday 24 December 2019, 1.00pm

Thursday 26 December 2019, 7.00pm

Friday 27 December 2019, 1.00pm

Friday 27 December 2019, 7.00pm

Saturday 28 December 2019, 1.00pm

Saturday 28 December 2019, 6.00pm

Sunday 29 December 2019, 1.00pm

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