11th-14th May, 41 monkgate, 19.30
Piggyback Theatre’s upcoming performances of brand-new comedy Burgher Hall will be showing at York’s Upstage Theatre. If those exams or essays are weighing heavy on you, a night of comedy may be just the thing.
7th-28th May, Theatre Royal, 19.30
Celebrated Twentieth-century American playright Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible in on at York Theatre Royal this month, as part of its Round Ensemble Season. Allegorising McCarthyism, this play resonates today in its comments on group psychology, suspicion, and collective censure.
Week 3 Fri – Sun, Drama Barn 19.00
On at the Drama Barn this weekend is Ten Days, a student written play set centuries in the future east of what was once Berlin. It’s an exploration into the madness of love, despair, power and redemption – worth a watch.
14th Apr – 11th Sep, Tate Modern
Head to London’s Tate Modern to visit Joan Miró’s world of the surreal, abstract and expressionistic. This exhibition, The Ladder of Escape, is the first major retrospective in the last 50 years, and sheds particular emphasis on the political anxieties surrounding Civil War Spain present in his work.