White Christmas: behind the scenes of our photo shoot
Behind the scenes of the publicity photo shoot for WHITE CHRISTMAS, with Darren Day and Oliver Tompsett. Directed by Nikolai Foster, West Yorkshire Playhouse's production of Irving Berlin's iconic musical runs from 24 November - 17 January.
Ballad Of The Burning Star
Multi award-winning Theatre Ad Infinitum presents an explosive tale. Armed with music, killer heels and a lethal troop of divas, an enraged Israeli executes a story of victimhood, persecution, aggression and love.
OUTNUMBERED: meet our male Heydays members
HEYDAYS is West Yorkshire Playhouse's creative arts programme for older people, with over 300 members attending weekly to take part in a range of varied, stimulating activities in a safe and supportive environment. This short film focusses on a group of men who attend Heydays, and what they gain from being involved.
This film was made possible by generous funding from Leeds Older People’s Forum.
The Crucible - Behind the Scenes Interviews
Director James Brining and actor Kate Phillips discuss Arthur Miller's classic The Crucible.
West Yorkshire Playhouse 29 September - 25 October.
My Perfect Mind trailer
Told By An Idiot presents My Perfect Mind. Edward Petherbridge and Paul Hunter perform in this moving and comic exploration of the human spirit through the prism of King Lear.
Secret Theatre: Show 6
A new thriller set in a dystopian world, written by award-winning playwright Mark Ravenhill
Betty Blue Eyes
A Mercury Theatre Colchester, Liverpool Everman & Playhouse, Salisbury Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse Co-Production.
Originally produced in London by Cameron Mackintosh
Book by Ron Cowen & Daniel Lipman
Music and lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe
Based on the HANDMADE film 'A Private Function'
Adapted from the screenplay by Alan Bennett
The Threepenny Opera
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Graeae Theatre Company, New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company and Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company present
The Threepenny Opera
By Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
English translation of the dialogue by Robert David MacDonald.
English translation of the lyrics by Jeremy Sams.
Original German text based on Elisabeth Hauptmann's German Translation of John Gay's THE BEGGAR'S OPERA
Refugee Boy vox pops Feb 14
Vox pops from the production of West Yorkshire Playhouse' production of Refugee Boy shortly before it embarked on a National Tour
Spring Awakening Trailer
Breathing fresh life into this classic text Spring Awakening is co-produced with the Nuffield Theatre as well as Headlong, the ground breaking British company, whose remarkable sell-out version of 1984 was recently seen at the Playhouse. Anya Reiss is the winner of both the Evening Standard and the Critics' Circle Awards for Most Promising Playwright.
Interview with Selina Thompson
Guided by hosts from the Playhouse to a secret location, It Burns It All Clean takes you on a safari through the social landscape of theUK. Fuelled by fakery and frustration, this is a journey into the unemployment system - a very modern hell.
Check out this great interview with Selina Thompson
Transform 14 trailer
Join us for Transform 14 - a feast of performance and events, exploding into every nook and cranny of the Playhouse and beyond.