Shakespeare Scratch Night

Shakespeare Scratch Night

Live at
Grand Opera House York
Tue 23 Apr 2024
  Tickets available from £6.00
with no transaction fees
The Grand Opera House stage has hosted entertainers from Charlie Chaplin to Adele and now we’re excited to throw open the doors and welcome a new generation of talent with our Scratch Nights. We have partnered with York International Shakespeare Festival for this special take over.

Grand Opera House York

Tue 23 Apr 2024
Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW
Tue at 18:30
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Local artists bring their works to life for the first time in 15-minute slots, join us for an experience on stage to meet new people, support our creative community, and enjoy our pop-up bar at special Scratch Night prices.

Shakespeare Scratch Night

If you are a performer, why not come along to meet our team and explore how the Grand Opera House might be able to support your work.

Performances include:

Conceal Me What I Am by Livy Potter

A feminist exploration of the character of Viola in Twelfth Night, with themes of disguise, gender and what it means to be a woman in a male-dominated society.

The Maddening of Macbeth by Ann Morgan

Two friends emerge from a theatre leading to a discussion on female representation within Shakespeare's writing and how Macbeth might have played out differently.

Dog Daze by Morag Galloway

This is a one-woman piece of music theatre taking inspiration from soliloquies in Measure for Measure and Macbeth.

Ingestion of guilt by Nicky Murmann

The performance explores the play Titus Andronicus with a rewriting of Lavina's characters, creating a new dialogue between Titus and Aaron through queer bodies and voices.

Stage doors will open at 6pm and close at 6:30pm.

If you have any access requirements, please email [email protected] prior to booking.

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Grand Opera House York

Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW
York Station
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
Bar - Pre-show & interval drinks and snacks
Ambassador Lounge - Pre-show & interval table service (Charge applies)
Membership Benefits - 25% off pre-show drinks (30mins prior)

Not originally intended to be a theatre, the buildings that comprise the Grand Opera House York officially opened in 1902 with Little Red Riding Hood starring Florrie Ford. Since then it has been owned by FJ Butterworth, the Shepherd of Shambles and the India Pru Co. Ltd who spent £4,000,000 restoring the theatre to its former glory in 1987.

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Grand Opera House York

Tue 23 Apr 2024
Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW
Tue at 18:30
For group bookings of 10 or more:
Join ATG+, the UK's best live entertainment membership

With an ATG+ membership, you can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits across 35+ ATG venues

Better access to tickets via priority booking and ringfenced seats
No transaction fees
Flexible tickets
25% off drinks at the bar at our members' happy hours (10% in Scotland)
Dedicated phone line, partner offers
Exclusive member events
Join today