Tag: West Yorkshire Playhouse

Raw gripping ‘Shed Crew’ show wows in Hunslet

Acclaimed national theatre company Red Ladder are this week (21 September – 1 October 2017) bringing their latest hard-hitting show to south Leeds. ‘Shed Crew’ – based on the autobiographical ‘Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew’ book – takes you on a trip back to 1990s Leeds, into a teenage

Free theatre tickets: (the fall of) The Master Builder

Halvard Solness has arrived at the pinnacle of his career. He has just been awarded the prestigious Master Builder award, his beautiful wife still loves him, his beautiful secretary still flirts with him and Prince Charles is coming to open his new building tomorrow. Then a knock at the door

Red Ladder present The Shed Crew in a Hunslet warehouse

Red Ladder Theatre Company, supported by West Yorkshire Playhouse, presents THE SHED CREW A stage play in verse by Kevin Fegan; adapted from the book URBAN GRIMSHAW AND THE SHED CREW by Bernard Hare 21 September – 1 October: Albion Electric warehouse, Hunslet “We were totally off the lead, we

The Gruffalo at West Yorkshire Playhouse

With schools breaking up for the summer holidays, The Gruffalo arrives at West Yorkshire Playhouse right on cue with an hour of excellent family entertainment. The Quarry theatre was filled with children, parents, grandparents and carers, all eager to see their favourite bedtime story brought to life on the stage.

Barber Shop Chronicles at West Yorkshire Playhouse

From before the play began the actors were dancing and singing, engaging with the audience and being engaging themselves. It felt like you were walking into a party and were being made to feel very welcome. The sound-system, the music and dancing, the call-outs to members of the audience were

Free tickets: Barber Shop Chronicles

The cast of Barber Shop Chronicles explore the intimate conversations which take place in the barber’s chair in Inua Ellams’  joyous new production coming to the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Directed by National Theatre Associate Director Bijan Sheibani, this vibrant new production follows African men from London to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala,