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Joseph Rowntree Theatre

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Oliver and Footloose-great shows. Awesome Theatre

Love this theatre and all the staff are so friendly and pleasant; all volunteers I believe... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
York, United Kingdom
Excellent facilities for the disabled

Spent a very entertaining afternoon watching University of York Gilbert and Sullivan Society... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Elizabeth M
York, United Kingdom
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9 May 2018
“Oliver and Footloose-great shows. Awesome Theatre”
24 Feb 2018
“Excellent facilities for the disabled”
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Haxby Road, York YO31 8TA, England
+44 1904 501935
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Love this theatre and all the staff are so friendly and pleasant; all volunteers I believe. Comfortable seating and no matter where you sit in the stalls the view is good. Oliver was a brilliant show, superb acting and singing. Thoroughly enjoyed especially as I...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Spent a very entertaining afternoon watching University of York Gilbert and Sullivan Society perform The Mikado. Parked right outside with Blue Badge. Very helpful theatre staff immediately saw that I would have difficulty with the stairs at the main entrance, guided me to a side...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 26 December 2017

The panto at Jo Ro theatre is always truly family inclusive. This year's production really excelled and the lighting and special effects were brilliant. For a theatre providing a venue for amateurs, and run by volunteers, it is wonderful.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Full house on opening night and what a show. Great ad libbing and brilliant actors but the 'Other Son' stole the show for me. She was so funny and came up with some brilliant one liners when others fluffed their lines. This is what panto...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We have visited often and are always amazed at the standard of productions. The theatre is small and intimate. Children are made welcome. Love it

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a small but very nice local theatre. Visited for a musical production. The theatre was well organised with good access to all areas. Staff were friendly, and helpful. The sound/lighting was very good (even in the upper sections) often a weakness of smaller...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We have recently been twice to this venue to hear a swing concert and then Acorn Antiques the Musical. Both excellent productions but the sound was very loud to the extent we couldn't hear the words either said or sung.

Thank Lizatom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This theatre, which was originally built for the workers of the Rowntree factory to watch films at lunchtime is now run by volunteers. It is hired by local amateur groups who have concerts, musical productions, dance shows, straight drama, an annual pantomime and so much...More

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