From epic Olivier-Award winning musicals to intimate, unique nights out, Leeds Heritage Theatres has it all this May. Experience Come From Away and Pretty Woman: The Musical at The Grand on their first-ever UK tours. At City Varieties, choose between screenings from National Theatre Live, live music of all genres including TØKIO M¥ERS and Celine: My Heart Will Go On, variety performances such as The Magnificent Musical Hall and D-Day Darlings, or comedy from Laura Belbin, John Kearns and many more of the nation’s best stand-ups and sketch shows.


Come From Away: Until Sat 11 May
This smash-hit show shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these ‘come from aways’ into their lives with open hearts.

Pretty Woman: The Musical: Tue 14 – Sat 25 May
Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour – so make a date to see Hollywood’s ultimate rom-com, live on stage.


Rhod Gilbert & the Giant Grapefruit: Sun 26 May
Hilariously dark, passionate and way too personal, this is classic Gilbert, squeezing every last drop out of life’s latest curveballs with a little help from an old adversary.

SIX: Tue 28 May – Sat 1 June
The crowning glory of Broadway, the West End and beyond, the international smash-hit musical SIX makes its royal return to Leeds following two sell-out visits!



National Theatre Live: Macbeth (Screening): Sun 5 May
Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma star in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Simon Godwin with set and costume design by Frankie Bradshaw.

The Magnificent Music Hall: Sat 11 May
Let us take you on a gloriously nostalgic trip back to the golden days of traditional Music Hall and Variety. For your delight and delectation, this talented company offers song, dance, magic and laughter as they pay tribute to the many great stars who appeared on BBC TV’s longest-running series The Good Old Days.

Rosie Holt: That’s Politainment: Sun 12 May
The worse the political career, the more lucrative the subsequent entertainment opportunities. Matt Hancock may have slaughtered millions but now he’s making a killing. So can Rosie Holt‘s viral hit MP follow ‘politainers’ Dorries, Farage and Rees-Mogg and leap from the pages of Hansard to Heat?

Six Chick Flicks: Thu 16 May
Two actors. Six beloved films. One hilarious parody!
Fresh from a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, this smash-hit comedy parodies your favourite chick flicks in one hysterical, fast-paced show.

The Pitman Poets: Sat 18 May
The Pitmen Poets perform at The Varieties with a night of songs and stories laced with North-East humour and humanity.
Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman Bob Fox, Master of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and award-winning songwriter Jez Lowe.

Michelle Brasier: Reform: Wed 22 May
After a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2023, Michelle Brasier (Aunty Donna, Double Denim) returns with her critically acclaimed show, Reform. Reform is a cautionary tale of an online scam and the urge to empathise with, understand, and become the emergency contacts of those who have done us wrong.

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