What’s On

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Thursday, 01 June, 2017

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker.

A Chorus of Disapproval

A Chorus of Disapproval

Friday, 02 June, 2017

Guy Jones joins the local Operatic Society as a chorus member but works his way swiftly through the ranks to land the plum role of Macheath, in The Beggar's Opera. However, as the curtain comes down on an apparently triumphant performance, Guy is alone and broken.

Ghost Train

Ghost Train

Saturday, 03 June, 2017

A group of passengers are left stranded at a remote railway station, facing the prospect of a night in the waiting room, but when the old stationmaster warns them about a phantom train that haunts the tracks after dark, the evening takes one chilling turn after another.

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner

Wednesday, 07 June, 2017

Britain's best known satirical impressionist is back! With Trump, Boris and Brexit fresh in the memory, Rory's on a mission to make sense (and nonsense) of it all.

Legally Blonde Jr

Legally Blonde Jr

Wednesday, 07 June, 2017 to Saturday, 10 June, 2017

Following on from last year’s hit Rent and previous hits such as Fame and We Will Rock You, Musical Theatre students from Mechanics' Performing Arts now present Legally Blonde Jr.

Extravaganza

Extravaganza

Thursday, 08 June, 2017

Join Extravaganza for an evening of family entertainment with Irish comedy legend Jimmy Cricket headlining.

The Searchers

The Searchers

Friday, 09 June, 2017

Combined with anecdotes and reminiscences, The Searchers perform all their famous hits, plus many album recordings, B-sides and a selection of other collector and well known favourites.

The Sospiri Wind Quintet present An Evening of Light Music

The Sospiri Wind Quintet present An Evening of Light Music

Sunday, 11 June, 2017

An entertaining programme inspired by dance, romance and landscape.

Wonderland

Wonderland

Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 to Friday, 16 June, 2017

An original dance piece based on the classic novel Alice in Wonderland.

Dick Turpin’s Last Ride

Dick Turpin’s Last Ride

Friday, 16 June, 2017 to Saturday, 17 June, 2017

What actually is the truth about Dick Turpin? Criminal or hero? Felon or free spirit? As with many characters from history, time and romanticism colour the facts and change our views.

T.Rextasy

T.Rextasy

Saturday, 17 June, 2017

T.Rextasy are celebrating Marc Bolan with a very special commemorative tour. Truly a rock’n’roll concert for all ages; if you would like to know exactly what a T.Rex concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you!

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Sunday, 18 June, 2017

It's a comedy club, right, but for kids. Also any adults who enjoy a swear-free hour with the international circuit's best stand-ups and sketch acts. Non-patronising. Pure awesome.

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 to Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

A simple and delightfully inventive re-telling of the stories from the Arabian Nights.

The Accused

The Accused

Friday, 23 June, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017

The Accused is a tense courtroom drama with a difference. The audience will act as the jury, as if they were in the Central Criminal Court at the Old Bailey.

Sing! Dance! Act! - A Night at the Movies

Sing! Dance! Act! - A Night at the Movies

Friday, 23 June, 2017 to Saturday, 24 June, 2017

A chance to see some of the most talented young performers in West Yorkshire as Theatre Royal Performance Academy Wakefield hits the stage for their annual showcase.

And Finally... Phil Collins

And Finally... Phil Collins

Sunday, 25 June, 2017

And Finally… Phil Collins are recognised throughout the industry as the definitive Phil Collins & Genesis tribute show.

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!

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Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

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