What’s On

Beauty and the Beast

Thursday 27 November 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015

Wakefield's Very Own Pantomime!

Sing-a-long-a Frozen

Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 January 2015

Disney's Frozen gets the full Sing-a-long-a treatment! Who hasn't been singing Let It Go and wanting to dress up as Elsa! Join in the full interactive experience with a screening of the film with lyrics on screen and sing along with Elsa and Anna.

Abba Mania

Thursday 15 January 2015

It is 40 years since ABBA won Eurovision and now it’s your chance to thank ABBA for the music!

Beyond the Barricade

Saturday 17 January 2015

Back by overwhelming public demand and with a sensational new show for 2015, the UK’s longest running musical theatre concert, Beyond the Barricade re-creates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs...

An Evening with Anita Harris

Saturday 24 January 2015

Anita Harris has had a breathtaking career spanning over fifty years. She has been a film star, television star, graced the top of the pop charts, and became a pantomime legend...

Bouncers

Tuesday 27 - Saturday 31 January 2015

Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are the original men in black as they tell the tale of one night in a Yorkshire disco in the 80's in this outrageous parody of Saturday Night Fever!

Peter Pan

Wednesday 4 & Thursday 5 February 2015

It’s five minutes until closing time at Priceland. Join A Level student and cashier Wendy Darling as she takes us into the timeless story of Peter Pan – second star to the left and straight on ’til morning!

The Elvis Years

Friday 6 February

Celebrating Elvis’ 80th birthday year in 2015, The Elvis Years is back in Wakefield this spring, delivering an outstanding concert production of the West End musical Jailhouse Rock.

Made in Yorkshire

Saturday 7 February 2015

Made in Yorkshire is an evening of performances of eclectic and exhilarating plays penned by the great and good folk of Yorkshire.

The Three Degrees

Tuesday 10 February 2015

A firm favourite with Prince Charles The Three Degrees are well known for their soulful voices, beautiful gowns, and fabulous stage shows.

The Chris Barber Band

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Jazz Legend, Chris Barber, celebrates his 66th Anniversary as band-leader in 2015 with a Europe-wide concert tour.

Rigoletto

Thursday 12 February 2015

After last year’s season of successful performances of Carmen and La Traviata, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back with another world-class Opera, Rigoletto - a tragic tale of misunderstanding, revenge and sacrifice.

120th Anniversary Variety Performance!

Friday 13 February 2015

Join Theatre Royal Wakefield in a glittering variety performance evening for its 120th Anniversary! The brilliant comedian Billy Pearce will compere this variety style fun filled evening of music, comedy, dance and song.

Imagician

Saturday 14 February 2015

Jamie Allan explores the work of history’s greatest illusionist then demonstrates how modern technology can make them even more mind blowing.

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Wednesday 18 - Saturday 21 February 2015

Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are evacuated from London during the war and are sent to live in a house in the country...

Sing! Dance! Act

Friday 27 February 2015

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

Gospel at the Movies

Saturday 28 February 2015

This 16 piece group have toured across Europe and features singers from TV shows The Voice UK and Must be the Music.

Moscow State Circus

Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 March 2015

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest & greatest production to date, PARK GORKOGO.

Alice in Wonderland

Friday 6 - Sunday 8 March 2015

Join the talented students and teachers of West Yorkshire Theatre Dance Centre as they retell Lewis Carroll’s fantastical tale in a way it’s never been told before.

The Houghton Weavers

Tuesday 10 March 2015

The Houghton Weavers are the UK's leading entertainers weaving together popular folk songs, humour and audience participation.

Swan Lake

Wednesday 11 March 2015

The world-renowned Moscow Ballet - La Classique demonstrate their continued quality of dance and performances in a dramatic production of this timeless favourite set to Tchaikovsky's superb score.

A Night of Dirty Dancing

Thursday 12 March 2015

No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the passion, indulge in the romance and celebrate the greatest movie soundtrack of all time.

The Chuckles of Oz

Saturday 14 March 2015

Dorothy, The Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow are among the familiar characters who join the Wizards (Paul and Barry) for this sensational new version of the familiar Wizard of Oz story.

Verve'15

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Four robust contemporary dance works choreographed by celebrated artists Kerry Nicholls, Theo Clinkard, Douglas Thorpe (Mad Dogs Dance Theatre) and Luca Silvestrini (Protein Dance).

Royal Flush

Thursday 19 March 2015

Nick Lane, the man behind hit comedies Housebound, My Favourite Summer and Me And Me Dad, is back with Royal Flush, a brand new play about toilets, brought to life by Rich Seam Theatre and starring Matthew Booth who played Emmerdale’s Paul Marsden.

String Fever

Friday 20 March 2015

Islands In The Stream

Saturday 21 March 2015

Celebrating the queen and king of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. . .

Sex In Suburbia

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Book an unforgettable date with the hit comedy of the year! Claire Sweeney stars in and co-writes this brand new comedy about dating, men and finding Mr Right.

Satin 'n' Steel

Thursday 26 - Saturday 28 March 2015

When Karaoke singer Teena White meets veteran pro, Vince Steel, both their lives are set to change. Together, they form a duo- Satin ‘n’ Steel - and a journey of clubs and cruises re- ignites Vince’s flagging career.

Black Dyke Mills Band

Thursday 2 April 2015

The Black Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings & growing every year...

Pasha Kovalev

Wednesday 8 April 2015

In this amazing new show starring Pasha and his sensational dancers, the audience will be transported into the world of Ballroom and Latin Dance with all it's glitter and sequence.

The Life and Music of Jim Reeves

Thursday 9 April 2015

Al Grant presents a unique insight into the Life and Music of the legendary singer Jim Reeves with a wonderful concert of his classic hit songs.

Pop Factor

Friday 10 April 2015

Pop Factor tributes the very best of now! A show that’s a celebration of the top artists and biggest chart hits!

Joe McElderry

Thursday 23 April 2015

X-FACTOR winner Joe McElderry is hitting the road with a brand new show after the sell-out success of last year’s nationwide tour. The Evolution Tour showcases Joe’s renowned versatility which has won him a unique fan base.

Tim Vine

Saturday 25 April 2015

First stand up tour in 4 years, the punslinger returns with lots of new jokes, silly songs and twitchy dancing.

The Mist in the Mirror

Tuesday 28 April - Saturday 2 May 2015

Adapted from the novel by Susan Hill author of The Woman in Black, this tense and atmospheric new production is an otherworldly mystery that leaves a terrifying eeriness suspended in the air.

The Tiger Lillies

Wednesday 3 June 2015

The Grammy nominated Godfathers of alternative cabaret are back on tour with a show celebrating 25 years of dark and deviant theatrics.

69 Shades of Black

Thursday 25 June 2015

Since landing his dream job at one of the country’s top advertising agencies, things have taken a nipple twisting turn for the shocking. Christina Black, the company director, has taken a shine to our William and attempts to seduce him with an indecent proposal.

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 27 June 2015

‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World' is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they recently celebrated their 40th anniversary.

Cats

Wednesday 26 August - Saturday 5 September 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s award winning feline musical is brought to life in spectacular style by Wakefield Youth Music Theatre

Dick Whittington

Thursday 26 November 2015 - Sunday 3 January 2016

The 2015/16 pantomime is on sale now. Book early to get the best seats!