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YMCA Theatre

St. Thomas Street, Scarborough YO11 1DY, England
+44 1723 374227
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our vist to see legally blonde the musical

It was my first time at this theater..it only a small theater but still good for watching shows... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ayesha W
Footloose The Musical

This was the second production that we have seen at the YMCA Theatre and they have both been... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Castleford, West Yorkshire
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The YMCA Theatre is very popular with locals and tourists alike. It is very youth and community orientated and see's performances presented throughout the year by local groups of all age ranges. The theatre also boasts its own in house production company (YMCA Productions) whom present many productions; including Pantomime, Easter Production and Summer Season. It has a very busy schedule. The auditorium seats 290 patrons on tiered seating. It is fully Air Conditioned and has a deaf loop installed. It is very well equipped technically with computerised lighting and sound systems. The Theatre is also fully licensed serving wines, beers and sprites 1 hour before each performance.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rock of ages” (3 reviews)
“production” (15 reviews)
“casts” (11 reviews)
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St. Thomas Street, Scarborough YO11 1DY, England
+44 1723 374227
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time at this theater..it only a small theater but still good for watching shows/ musicals the staff are very helpful and friendly.i will be going back soon.

Thank Ayesha W
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This was the second production that we have seen at the YMCA Theatre and they have both been fantastic. The work that these young people put in is extraordinary. Brilliant, loved every minute. If you're looking for something to do in the evening while in...More

1  Thank Davecl35
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Came across Rock of Ages production at YMCA theatre when staying for a couple of.nights and looking for some evening entertainment. Excellent production and well worth going. Lovely theatre with very friendly staff in a cosy setting.

Thank LizF667
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nice Theatre, staff are friendly and cheerful, seats are comfortable, good selection of refreshments, Aladdin was a great treat for my grandchildren,

Thank calvin968
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Booked to see rock of ages. Booking office had a lovely lady serving. Offered good choice of seats and advised which had best view. Pay and display parking next door. Got a drink at bar which we were able to take in with us. Bar...More

Thank Uglybird3613
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

What a nice little theatre. Much better than the name or outside suggests. We saw rock of ages which we very much enjoyed. Not the west end, but very good.

Thank Motley2112
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went to see this show last night with my daughter and granddaughter, brilliant show, don't miss this, well done to all the cast you were fantastic and the leading lady was amazing, a big thank-you to all of you for a great night out, x...More

Thank samantha k
Reviewed 5 January 2016

You can call this biased as I had a daughter in the cast. But I thought the Panto at YMCA was very good indeed. Not your normal run of the mill Panto it went places out of this galaxy and beyond. It used film, a...More

YMCATheatre, Productions Director at YMCA Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2016

Hi MOULDOLDOUGH, thanks so much for your kind words about Snow White, and I hope your daughter enjoyed being part of the production. Please spread the word, and we look forward to seeing you at Guys & Dolls. All the best.

Reviewed 9 September 2015

The energy and effort put into the many productions seen here is fantastic and I would recommend any visitor to Scarborough in the Summer, or at Easter / Christmas to check out their latest production. You wont be disappointed and it is the cheapest theatre...More

Thank MagdalenGrange
YMCATheatre, Manager at YMCA Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2015

Thanks so much for your kind words - and we can't wait to see you at the YMCA Theatre again soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We visited the theatre to enjoy music from the West End musicals. Although there were only about 70 people in the audience the four singers managed well to entertain us & had us joining in

Thank Barbara C
YMCATheatre, Manager at YMCA Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

Hi Barbara, I'm glad you enjoyed West End Nights. We hope to welcome you back to the YMCA Theatre again very soon!

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Is there anything on between 17-19th august 2015
16 August 2015|
Response from YMCATheatre | Property representative |
Hi lol429. We have our production of Little Shop of Horrors on 17th, 18th and 19th. We'd love to see you there!