Once again we are offering free* tickets to shows at Leeds Playhouse this autumn.
What’s the catch? Well in return for two free tickets to the press night, we ask you to provide us with a review of the show, just like Katie and Lou have done above. Don’t worry if you’ve never written a review before, we’ll give you some hints and tips.
Highlights this season at the Playhouyse include Frankenstein, Shakespeare’s MacBeth, a new musical comedy featuring the songs of Dolly Parton, a joint production of My Fair Lady with Opera North and the world premiere of Paranormal Activity.
Artistic Director and Chief Executive James Brining said:
“The programme of work for Spring/Summer 24 is packed with exhilarating entertainment for all the family to enjoy and showcases pieces of theatre that will challenge and inspire you. Our theatre, our spaces, and our work is here for you and for our community. This theatre is filled with many different voices – each with a story to share. We invite you to experience these stories – these collective moments – with us.”
Executive Director of Leeds Playhouse Shawab Iqbal said:
“This season is a great reflection of the diverse work that happens at Leeds Playhouse each and every day. The partnerships we continue to make are helping us to grow and develop, to continue to listen to our audiences and to provide a platform for artists to share their creativity. We pride ourselves on connecting with people on their own doorstep through our Community Tour and year-round engagement work; with artists across our region through our renowned Furnace development programme; and with our friends, neighbours, groups and organisations from across the Leeds City Region as we happily share our spaces with them for meetings, events, and social get-togethers.
“We are particularly proud to be celebrating our 10th anniversary as a Theatre of Sanctuary in 2024. It’s also a decade since we staged the first Dementia Friendly performance as part of our pioneering programme of Dementia Friendly projects for people living with the condition and their families and supporters. This industry-leading work, together with our myriad of other long-standing relationships across the city and beyond, are invaluable in helping us to hold our doors open and welcome more and more people into the world of Leeds Playhouse.”
We are offering tickerts for the following shows on their press night:
Frankenstein (15 February) a new multimedia exploration of the classic novel is a psychological thriller which dares to ask the question – what is it to be human?
Zog and the Flying Doctors (15 February) based on the popular Julia Donaldson children’s book.
MacBeth (5 March) a return of Amy Leach’s acclaimed production of Shhakespeare’s ‘Scottish play’.
The Time Machine – A Comedy (2 April) a hilarious, fast-paced, wise-cracking retelling of the HG Wells novel. Warning: may contain Cher songs.
There’s a Monster in Your Show (9 April) a brand-new musical show from the best-selling Who’s in Your Book? series.
The Tiger Who Came To Tea (17 April) the classic children’s favourite straight from the West End.
Here You Come Again (11 May) a touching and hilarious UK premiere using the music of icon Dolly Parton.
My Fair Lady (7 June) the classic Lerner and Loewe musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion. the musical follows Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady”. But who is really being transformed?
Paranormal Activity: a new haunting live on stage (4 July). Unfolding on stage for the first time will be a theatrical experience that will haunt you long after the lights go out.
You can find out more about all the shows at leedsplayhouse.org.uk/whats-on
If you live, work or play in LS10 or LS11 and would like free* tickets to any of these shows please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us which show you would like to see and why you’d like to see the show.
Photo: Macbeth. Credit: Kirsten McTernan
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