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Want to be one of our pantomime dancers?

Open auditions to be held on Saturday 16 September at 2:30pm

Harrogate Theatre is looking for 3 mixed teams of girls and boys to take part in our traditional family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, as chorus dancers. To be part of the pantomime company you need to be at least 13 years old by Read More

Guest Blog by Taj Atwal

photo by Helen Murray

Taj Atwal stars as Rita in this September's production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too, Andrea Dunbar’s iconic play. Read about Taj’s first encounter with th Read More

Drama, comedy and panto too

Harrogate Theatre’s autumn/winter season has been announced with more than 90 different shows between September and February 2018.

The new season includes classic drama, comedy, music, audiences with, family, site-specific, ghost stories, political theatre, opera, film, ballet, and more, across four performance spaces at the heart of the town.Read More

Harrogate Theatre secures Arts Council England funding for next 4 years

As part of Arts Council England’s announcements this week, Harrogate Theatre has been confirmed as one of the 831 organisations selected to receive funding across 2018-2022 via their National Portfolio (NPO) scheme. 

Harrogate Theatre has enjoyed a remarkable past 12-months: In 2016 the much-loved annual pantomime, Dick Whittington, was a record breaker, ending its run as the largest gr Read More

Harrogate Theatre stages the World Premier of Magic Circle

Harrogate Theatre’s own Artistic Director Phil Lowe is directing the world premier of Magic Circle this July. This is the first play by renowned novelist Kim Newman, author of the critically acclaimed Anno Dracula and ever-popular Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D’Urbervilles.

 

For those of you who aren’t in the know (like me) a Magic Circle is a circle marked out in chalk Read More

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