Scarborough’s local theatre with a national and international reputation.

SJT Building

1 October – 1 January
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The Woman in Black

19 June – 2 August
The gripping theatrical exploration of terror returns home to the Stephen Joseph Theatre where it all began.
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Confusions

9 July – 26 September
From high farce to poignant observation; the laughs, however dark, keep coming.
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Neville's Island

6 – 27 August
The play centres around four out-of-condition, middle-aged businessmen sent off on a team building exercise in the Lake District. They succeed in being the first people ever to get shipwrecked on an island on Derwentwater.
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SJT Building
Celebrate our 60th Birthday, 14 July
The Woman in Black
Confusions
Neville's Island

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E.g., 1 July 2015
E.g., 1 July 2015
28 May – 24 September
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19 June – 2 August
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9 July – 26 September
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11 July – 13 September
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14 July
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14 July
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22 July
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22 July – 9 September
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25 July – 22 August
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6 – 27 August
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26 August
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4 September – 3 October
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News

Gala reading of new Ayckbourn work

Newly announced for the Stephen Joseph Theatre’s 60th anniversary year is a gala reading of a new work by Alan Ayckbourn.

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Ayckbourn's Confusions in rehearsal

This summer Alan Ayckbourn is reviving his 1974 play Confusions for the first time to mark the Stephen Joseph Theatre's 60th anniversary.

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The Woman In Black returns home

Twenty eight years after its debut, one of the most successful plays in West End history returns to Scarborough where it all began.

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Chris Monks to step down as Artistic Director from the Stephen Joseph Theatre

Stephen Joseph Theatre Artistic Director Chris Monks has announced he is leaving the company on 11 December, 2015.

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SJT launches into 60th summer season with Cox & Box

The Stephen Joseph Theatre has launched its 60th anniversary summer season with a sell-out performance of Cox & Box – Mrs Bouncer’s Legacy.

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The SJT OutReach Rooms are now open!

The Stephen Joseph Theatre was buzzing with activity on Sunday 17 May as it welcomed the public to the grand opening of the SJT OutReach Rooms, a new community arts initiative for Scarborough.

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The Stephen Joseph Theatre celebrates 60 years

The Stephen Joseph Theatre is 60 this year and we’re celebrating with a diamond jubilee programme of events throughout 2015.

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Just a minute! Could you write a 60-second play?

Sixty by Sixty is a special anniversary project consisting of sixty 60-second audio plays:

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