What’s On

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

The Lady Boys of Bangkok

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Hotter, sexier, funnier than ever – the country’s number one touring cabaret show The Lady Boys of Bangkok returns to the UK with a lavish new production Who Runs the World!

Crooners

Crooners

Wednesday, 05 July, 2017

This modern world does not always seem the place for men of style and vigour. Men with a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm. Men who own tap shoes.

Let’s Hang On

Let’s Hang On

Thursday, 06 July, 2017

This award-winning production, endorsed by Frankie Valli himself, celebrates the music of one of popular music’s most successful bands of all time.

Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live

Saturday, 08 July, 2017

Starring Milkshake! favourites and two Milkshake! presenters, this all singing, all dancing, musical masterpiece, will take audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales.

Confabulation

Confabulation

Sunday, 09 July, 2017

Every act of remembering is an act of storytelling. So here's Eamonn Fleming’s...

We Are Dance Family

We Are Dance Family

Friday, 14 July, 2017 to Saturday, 15 July, 2017

Every couple of years Melissa Radway School of Dance take you on a journey through a theme, from Dance Ourselves Dizzy to A Time To Dance. This year they want to share just how special their dance family is and also remind everyone how important your own family is, no matter how big or small.

Giovanni Pernice

Giovanni Pernice

Tuesday, 18 July, 2017

Join Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice and his professional dance team in Dance is Life.

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Wednesday, 19 July, 2017

Enjoy a sixties cinema experience as Wakefield Civic Society and University College London's Remembering 1960s British Cinema-going project host a special programme of 60s films.

Scuttlers

Scuttlers

Friday, 21 July, 2017 to Saturday, 22 July, 2017

The year is 1885. The place is the streets of Manchester. The fight is for survival.

Our House

Our House

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017 to Saturday, 09 September, 2017

The Olivier Award-winning musical featuring the songs of Madness comes to Wakefield!

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Thursday, 14 September, 2017

Spontaneous musical comedy at its finest – direct from the West End and now heading to Wakefield!

Dominic Kirwan & Lisa Stanley

Dominic Kirwan & Lisa Stanley

Saturday, 16 September, 2017

Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road in 2017 with a brand new show.

The Ruck

The Ruck

Monday, 18 September, 2017 to Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

From the Golden Mile to the Gold Coast comes a new play inspired by the real life story of the first UK girls’ rugby league team to tour Australia.

Wisdom of a Fool

Wisdom of a Fool

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

In this acclaimed emotional roller coaster one man play, Jack Lane takes you behind Norman Wisdom’s well-known character to reveal a tough and lonely childhood.

Fastlove

Fastlove

Friday, 22 September, 2017

Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the boom boom into your heart in this all new production for 2017.

Mark Thomas - The Red Shed

Mark Thomas - The Red Shed

Saturday, 23 September, 2017

A story of strikes, fights, dinner ladies and commies. Crap beer, great beer, burgers and burger slingers. Pickets, placards, friendship, love, history, dreams and above all remembering.

The Manfreds

The Manfreds

Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Join 60s group Manfred Mann for an evening of their winning combination of playing style and substance.

The Chicago Blues Brothers

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Friday, 29 September, 2017

Back with a brand new production, The Chicago Blues Brothers are taking you back to 1980 to finish the concert at the Palace Ballroom Hotel.

'Allo 'Allo

'Allo 'Allo

Tuesday, 03 October, 2017 to Saturday, 21 October, 2017

'Allo 'Allo follows the adventures of René, the hapless café owner in war-torn occupied France as he and his wife Edith struggle to resist the Nazi occupiers.

Mad About the Musicals

Mad About the Musicals

Friday, 13 October, 2017

Taking you on a whistle stop tour from the heart of London’s theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, Mad about the Musicals is back once again, celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!

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Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.