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

SJT Building

1 October – 1 January
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SJT Engage

23 – 31 October
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The Ladykillers

5 – 9 May
A new adaptation of the Ealing classic by BAFTA and Emmy award-winning television comedy writer Graham Linehan.
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Bouncers

12 – 16 May
A multi award-winning play written and directed by John Godber, featuring a frightening array of northern talent.
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Cox & Box - Mrs Bouncer's Legacy

21 – 30 May
A cross-dressed Victorian romp gives way to a thoroughly modern take on Gilbert & Sullivan inspired political satire.
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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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SJT Building
SJT Engage
The Ladykillers
Bouncers
Cox & Box - Mrs Bouncer's Legacy
The Woman in Black

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3 – 30 April
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27 – 29 April
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30 April
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1 – 16 May
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5 May
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14 May
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News

Own a piece of SJT history - Auction, 26 April

From cute to quirky, fashionable to practical and intriguing to entertaining, there’s lots of lots in the Stephen Joseph Theatre’s 60th anniversary charity auction and sale on Sunday 26 April.

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SJT Executive Director Stephen Wood

After a total of 25 years with the company Stephen Wood, who originally joined the company in 1976, has decided to move on to pursue freelance and consultancy projects based in London closer to his

Robin Herford (back left) next to Ken Boden. Robin returns to the SJT in its 60th year to direct The Woman In Black staring Chris Godwin (front seated). Also Alison Skilbeck (behind Chris to the right), also returns with Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London on Sat 11 April. Read More

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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Auditions for 'old ladies' in The Ladykillers

Do you want to join the chorus of old ladies in The Ladykillers at the Stephen Joseph Theatre?

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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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New tourist information point at the SJT

The Stephen Joseph Theatre and Scarborough Borough Council are joining forces to deliver a new tourist information point inside the theatre.

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Your theatre is changing!

2015 marks our 60th anniversary and we’ll be kick-starting the year with a transformation to our building.

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SJT in the TIME Top 10 Plays & Musicals of 2014

We're thrilled to announce that Alan Ayckbourn's world premiere show Arrivals & Departures has been named in the TIME Top 10 Plays & Musicals 2014.

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