Grand Opera House York

Opened: 1902
Capacity: 1,028 seats


  • The Grand Opera House opened as a variety theatre in 1902 and played host to many of the stars of the day including Lillie Langtry, Florrie Ford and Charlie Chaplin.
  • It was extensively restored in 1987 and since then has presented a range of shows including drama, smaller musicals, comedy and a popular annual pantomime.
  • Recent shows have included Grease, The Rocky Horror Show, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Blood Brothers, Thriller Live, Let It Be, Tonight’s the Night, Punt and Dennis and the pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, as well as music from KT Tunstall, Echo and Bunnymen, and comedy with Greg Davis and Michael McIntyre.

Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York YO1 9SW

Contact: Lizzie Richards, General Manager

Phone: 01904678715

Lizzie Richards York

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