Leeds Playhouse is Touring City Community Venues With ‘I Wanna Be Yours’

Slam poet Zia Ahmed’s play ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ is being taken to the community after its Playhouse run. For the past nine years, the Playhouse has been sharing productions in non-traditional settings for theatre.  I Wanna Be Yours joins productions such as Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads and David Peace’s The Damned United, bringing the […]

Wrongsemble’s The Not So Ugly Sisters – At Community Venues in April

Red Ladder’s initiative, Red Ladder Local, (RLL), brings high quality theatre to non-traditional venues in Leeds, Wakefield and Barnsley regions. This gives people who may not normally go to the theatre the chance to enjoy live performance brought to them. Under the RLL banner, and as a co-production with Red Ladder and Leeds Playhouse, Wrongsemble […]

Casanova Returns to Leeds

Northern Ballet begins its Spring Tour, bringing history’s greatest lover back to Leeds Grand Theatre from 10 – 19 March. Sensual ballet Casanova was last performed in Leeds in 2017. The story of the infamous 18th century Italian absorbs us in a seductive masquerade of passion and politics’. the production will transport audiences to 18th century Venice, telling […]

Sophie Ryder Installation at The Piece Hall in UK First

The iconic Georgian courtyard of the Piece Hall will house an exhibition of world-renowned artist Sophie Ryder from 19 February until 23 May. Sophie Ryder’s work is inspired by animals, humans and mystical creatures and has been exhibited all over the world. The exhibition at The Piece Hall will include her 4.5m high by 7 […]

Leader of Orchestra of Opera North to Bow Out After 44 Years

David Greed, Leader of the Orchestra of Opera North since its inception in 1978 and now the longest-serving Orchestra Leader in Europe, looks back on his 44 years in post as “a massive accidental record of some sort. I’ve just kept going!” David’s swansong will be with Opera North’s concert stagings of Wagner’s Parsifal in […]