Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

Type of Venue






Or Venue Name



Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

image for Play item typeThe Boys in the Band at West Yorkshire Playhouseadd to shortlist

  • Event data supplied by Leeds Inspired

Play, from 14 Nov 2016

The Boys in the Band

The Boys in the Band


"Life's a goddam laugh riot!" Tom O'Connell and James Seabright in association with Jack Maple, Kings Head Theatre and Park Theatre present The Boys in the Band. There's a party tonight. Nine men gather in a New York apartment for a birthday celebration. Harold, a self-confessed 'Jew fairy', receives a surprise gift - a beautiful male hustler. Meanwhile, party host Michael gets an unwanted surprise of his own in the shape of a figure from his past. As the booze is drunk and the dope smoked, the mood swings from hilarity to heart-break. From the producers of the critically acclaimed revivals of Beautiful Thing, Our Boys and Another Country, and the forthcoming stage adaptation of Brokeback Mountain, comes this eagerly anticipated revival of Mart Crowley's seminal piece, which premièred just before the Stonewall riots and changed the landscape of gay theatre. Adam Penford directs a stellar cast led by Olivier Award winner and Sherlock star Mark Gatiss and actor Ian Hallard.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringPicnic siteTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 14 - Sat 19 Nov 2016 19:45 to 22:15
Thu 17 Nov 2016 14:00 to 16:30
Sat 19 Nov 2016 14:30 to 17:00
14 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 20 - Sat 22 Oct Wasted
Fri 21 - Sat 22 Oct Wasted
Tue 18 - Sat 22 Oct When We Are Married
Tue 25 - Sat 29 Oct The Woman in Black
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Oct Gorilla
Thu 27 Oct The Woman in Black



    West Yorkshire Playhouse


    Playhouse Square,
    Quarry Hill,
    LS2 7UP



    See location of West Yorkshire Playhouse on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 307336  Lat: 53.79820 Long: -1.53429

    By Road:

    Approaching from the M1 and then M621, come off at Junction 3 and when the road splits get in the right hand lane heading for Leeds City Centre and stay in lane. Follow the road past MSF Peugeot and Halfords on your left, again remaining in the right hand lane. Follow the road round to the right (signposted St James’s Hospital) and you will immediately pass Asda headquarters on your left. You will now be in the left hand lane; go straight through the next set of lights and you will pass Carlsberg Tetley Brewery on your left. Get into the left hand lane, at the next set of lights you will turn left onto Crown Point Road. Stay in the middle lane and go past the entrance to Royal Armouries on the right, and go over Crown Point Bridge. Go straight ahead through 2 sets of lights and get in the middle lane signposted York A64. Follow the road round the back of the big Quarry Hill building and take the left hand lane onto the ring road, signposted A6110. Almost immediately on the ring road, take the next slip road left, following signs for the West Yorkshire Playhouse and turn left again into the car park or straight on for a drop off point and disabled parking.

    By Public Transport:

    The Playhouse is located opposite the bus and National Express coach stations. For local bus and train times, call the METROLINE information service on 0113 245 7676.

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality