What’s on at Harrogate Theatre during November

Wednesday 2 November

English Touring Opera Workshop



At Wesley Chapel, Harrogate

Highly respected tenor Mark Wilde leads an all- comers singing workshop that introduce adults to baroque style and to Purcell in particular.

Date:                                      Wednesday 2 November

Time:                                     6.00 pm

Location:                              Wesley Chapel



Tickets:                                 £10

Recommended for:            Ages 16+

Box Office:                           01423 502 116

Book Online:                        www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

Thursday 3 November

English Touring Opera Presents

THE FAIRY QUEEN Purcell

Sung in original English

Purcell’s The Fairy Queen recreates the enchanted world of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Thomas Guthrie’s production, influenced by the English surreal painter Richard Dadd, imagines the story set in a military convalescent hospital during World War One. This joyous production beautifully conveys the fantasy and inextinguishable energy of Purcell’s magical score.

“A hugely enjoyable fusion of music, drama, puppetry and acrobatics. If there’s more to come as exhilarating as this, I’ll be first in the queue.” Evening Standard

 Date:                          Thursday 3 November

Time:                         7.30pm

Tickets:                     £22

(English Touring Opera Special Offer- See 2 shows for £40 or 3 shows for £54)

Running Time:        1 hour 50 minutes

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

Friday 4 November

English Touring Opera presents

FLAVIO Handel

Sung in English Translation

Handel’s Flavio mixes comedy and tragedy, telling a story of bitter rivalry between families with a pair of star-crossed lovers – against the background of a corrupt court.

Director James Conway perfectly hits the mark with his vibrant production” The Independent

Date:                          Friday 4 November

Time:                         7.30pm

Tickets:                     £22

(English Touring Opera Special Offer- See 2 shows for £40 or 3 shows for £54)

Running Time:        2 hours 45 minutes

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk                

 

Saturday 5 November

English Touring Opera presents

XERXES Handel

Sung in English Translation

One of Handel’s most celebrated masterpieces. A hilarious comedy of manners in the Venetian style, Xerxes blends short arias, ensembles and a number of comic characters to deliver a lively tale of entangled love complete with Handel’s splendid score elegantly performed by the English Touring Opera Baroque Orchestra.

This is ETO at it’s best” The Telegraph

Date:                          Saturday 5 November

Time:                         7.30pm

Tickets:                     £22

(English Touring Opera Special Offer- See 2 shows for £40 or 3 shows for £54)

Running Time:        2 hours 50 minutes

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

Sunday 6 November

CANTATA NOS. 154, 156, 54 & 159 Bach

Performed at St Wilfred’s Church, Harrogate

A concert of some of Bach’s most beautiful cantatas. English Touring Opera soloists and period players from the Old Street Band will perform cantatas No 154, 156, 54 and 159, with Bach’s inspiring choruses sung in the Beautiful setting of St Wilfred’s Church, Harrogate.

Date:                                                  Sunday 6 November

Time:                                                 7.30pm

Location:                                          St Wilfred’s Church

Tickets:                                             £8

Box Office:                                        01423 502116

Book Online:                                     www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

 

Wednesday 9 November

Gonzo Moose presents

GRIMM AND GRIMMER

The Misadventures of The Brothers Grimm.

Total Theatre Award nominees, Gonzo Moose make a welcome return to Harrogate Theatre. Brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and their beloved sister, Lotte travel into deepest Bavaria. They are assembling what will become the greatest collection of fairy tales ever published. But now reality and fantasy are colliding and the family Grimm find themselves trapped in a twisted fantasy world of their own fairy tales.

“Thrilled and delighted an audience of all ages. Outstanding visual comedy” Oxford Times

Date:                                      Wednesday 9 November

Time:                                     7.30pm

Tickets:                                 Adults: £12, Children: £10

                                                Family Ticket: £40 (for a family of four)

Running Time:                     1 hour 15 minutes (No interval)

Box Office:                           01423 502116

Book Online:                        www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

 

Friday 25 November 2011 – Sunday 15 January 2012

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Written by Phil Lowe and David Bown

Directed by Phil Lowe

Be our guest as we follow Belle, a beautiful young woman, and the Beast, a handsome prince who has been placed under an evil spell for a hundred years. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved in return, the spell will be broken and he will return to his true self. But time is running out…Packed with everyone’s favourite pantomime characters, this enchanting and spellbinding tale combines spectacular scenery, jokes galore, magic and sparkle.

An outstanding pantomime” The Stage on Dick Wittington 2010/11

 Date:                          Friday 25 November 2011 – Sunday 15 January 2012

Time:                         variable, please contact box office

Tickets:                     variable, please contact box office

Box office:                01423 502116

Book online:             www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk

 

Tuesday 29 November – Saturday 3 December

Reform Theatre Company present

HOUSEBOUND

Written by Nick Lane

Jim is fat, fifty-eight and fed up with everything, and doesn’t his wife Lucy know it? Stuck at home with him rabbiting on at her since his early retirement, and nowhere to escape to- she’s housebound. Until one Halloween, when one rash act changes everything. Please note: This performance contains strong language.

An entertaining night out” Harrogate Advertiser on Studs

Date:                               Tuesday 29 – Saturday 3 December

Time:                               7.45pm

Matinee:                          Saturday 2.45pm

Tickets:                           £12 (concessions available)

Box Office:                      01423 502116

Book Online:                  www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk


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