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Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story

Overview

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains... Read More

Overview

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains... Read More

Location

Grand Opera House York, York
Clifford and Cumberland Street,York,YO1 9SW

Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story

He’s the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads, yet Texas-born Roy Orbison remains one of the most distinctive looking, and sounding performers in modern music.  The one and only Barry Steele take’s on the role in The Roy Orbison Story. He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Big O. Now he is set to put the rock back into ‘Roy Orbison’ as he takes to the stage to commemorate this legend in The Roy Orbison Story.

Expect what is being billed as an upbeat and contemporary slant on Orbison's legacy, as Barry Steele and Friends take audiences on a musical journey from the early Sun years right through to the late 1980s, when Orbison was experiencing a huge resurgence in popularity and worked with Bono, Bruce Springsteen and others including original super group 'The Traveling Wilburys.'

So get ready for a night of solid gold hits and 2018 contemporary genius as The Roy Orbison Story celebrates the musical legacy of The Big O. The production also features original material written but never sung by Roy Orbison and showcases orchestrational elements of the 2018 Hologram Tour.  A magnificent cast of singers and musicians will also be performing chart busting hits from Jerry Lee Lewis, Procol Harum, Del Shannon, Chris Isaak, The Spencer Davis Group and The Traveling Wilburys; Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of the legendary Roy Orbison, winning rave reviews across the globe. His vocal talents are quite simply ‘True Identikit Brilliance.’

Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story

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Barry Steele & Friends - The 30 Special The Roy Orbison Story Access

Booking Information

Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Grand Opera House Visual Story: a visual resource to help prepare visitors for a new experience and to help them become familiar with new surroundings and what to expect. Please contact your access champion at the theatre here.

Audio description is provided for many of the week long shows and may be booked in advance by contacting the box office. Headsets can be collected from the box office on arrival at the theatre.A Touch tour takes place 1hour before the audio described matinee performance begins and must be booked at least 7 days in advance.


Access Performances
  • Audio Description None scheduled
  • Sign Language Interpreted None scheduled
  • Captioned None scheduled
  • SUR Titles None scheduled
  • Relaxed Performances None scheduled
Venue Access Information

There is disabled access to the stalls level auditorium and bar via Kings Street. We also have allocated spaces for wheelchairs chairs on the end of rows G, H, M, N and R. These will need to be requested at the time of booking.

Please Note that due to this venue being a listed building, the Grand Opera House does not have a lift.  


A Sennheiser Infra Red Hearing System is available for people with hearing impairments. Please collect a headset from Front of House staff. The system may not be compatible with all types of hearing aids. 


Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.

We have a disabled toilet in the stalls, located by the disabled access point.

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Grand Opera House York

Clifford and Cumberland Street
York

North Yorkshire
YO1 9SW


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Telephone Booking : 0844 871 3024

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Due to regulations any tins, cans and glass bottles are not permitted in the auditorium.  These items will be confiscated on the door and returned at the end of the show.

 
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Mon - Sat 12pm - 5.30pm

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