Ben Hur: An Epic Comedy

Ben Hur: An Epic Comedy

Hur-ry to get your tickets! You don’t want to miss this zany comedy.
The Yorkshire Playhouse is known for quality comedy, but the upcoming production of Ben Hur is something out of the ordinary--an historical romp that’s equal parts clever dialogue and silly slapstick. From ridiculous wigs and costumes, to even more ridiculous accents and action, Ben Hur is a show that will keep you laughing.

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Playwright Premier! New Works to be Performed in York

Playwright Premier! New Works to be Performed in York

Playwright Premier! New Works to be Performed in York

Something exciting is coming to the Yorkshire Playhouse in May. For two nights only, original works by some of York’s most celebrated dramatists will be performed as YP presents winning submissions from their recent playwriting competition.

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Letter from 2019 Children's Theatre Director

Letter from 2019 Children's Theatre Director

“The aim of the Yorkshire Playhouse Children's Theatre is to teach children about theatre, performance skills, and to give the children of York County an enjoyable artistic experience. “

Director John I Baker, III introduces our 2019 Show and invites children to come out and audition in May.

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Children's Theatre offers York Youth a Chance to Shine

Children's Theatre offers York Youth a Chance to Shine

One of the most popular events of the theatrical calendar for the Yorkshire Playhouse is the annual Children’s Theatre production that takes place each June. For the 50 or so kids who participate on stage each summer, Children’s Theatre is a great opportunity to grow as a performer and as a member of the community.

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An Inside Look: Then and Now

An Inside Look: Then and Now

“Stories are living things. As we change, they change, and our experience and understanding of them changes too. “ Chrystal Houston reflects what her experience in being in two different productions of “The Diary of Anne Frank.”

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Think you don't want to see this show?

Think you don't want to see this show?

“The Diary of Anne Frank” opens in a couple weeks at the Yorkshire Playhouse. We’re really excited about this show, but we’ve heard some people have a few reservations. Chrystal Houston is here to talk about a few reasons why you might think you don’t want to see this show--and the reasons why you totally should.

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TIMELESS AND MOVING: BRINGING THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK TO THE YORKSHIRE STAGE

TIMELESS AND MOVING:  BRINGING THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK TO THE YORKSHIRE STAGE

The Diary of Anne Frank will be familiar, and it will be new. It will be emotional, and it will be hopeful. It will be tragic, and it will be inspiring. It will bring depth, and it will bring some laughter. It will remind us of that which should not be forgotten. And it will be one of the few stories we re-live that reminds of the universal truths that touch us all.

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Inside Look: The Dixie Swim Club

Inside Look: The Dixie Swim Club

“The ladies will make you laugh until your sides hurt, and at the same time maybe make you shed a tear or two. You won’t want to miss this celebration of friendship, laughter and love that lifetime friendships can do. With a talented cast and amazing script, you are guaranteed to not be disappointed!”

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Letter from the President: Annual Meeting May 8th, 2018

Letter from the President: Annual Meeting May 8th, 2018

Our Annual Member Meeting is coming up on May 8th, 2018! This is your chance to voice your opinions and vote for 2018 Board Members. Become informed on what Board of Director’s President, C. Danielle Deal, has to say about the upcoming meeting.

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