Children’s Shows At York Opera House

Tall Stories presents

The Gruffalo

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 May

Based on the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood…

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Searching for hazelnuts, Mouse meets the cunning Fox, the eccentric old Owl and the high-spirited Snake. Will the story of the terrifying Gruffalo save Mouse from ending up as dinner for these hungry woodland creatures? After all, there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo – is there?

Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that’s toured Britain and the world!

‘An interactive sensation for both kids and parents alike’ ★★★★★ Birmingham Mail

‘The Gruffalo is the perfect intro to theatre for kids’ ★★★★ The Londonist  

Tickets from £14.90 

Billionaire Boy

Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 July

The bestselling children’s author David Walliams and the award-winning Birmingham Stage Company have teamed up for a brand-new tour of their hit West End production of Billionaire Boy. This is their third collaboration after the Olivier Award nominated Gangsta Granny and acclaimed Awful Auntie productions.

Billionaire Boy tells the story of Joe Spud, who is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country. He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money. But what Joe doesn’t have is a friend. So he decides to leave his posh school and start at the local comp. But things don’t go as planned for Joe and life becomes a rollercoaster as he tries find what money can’t buy!

For age 5+

David Walliams said: “”What a magnificent show! If this production as on Britain’s Got Talent, I’d be giving it the Golden Buzzer! It couldn’t be better!”

Tickets from £13

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 July

The award-winning stage show

Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show, packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem… expect to be surprised!

For children aged 3+

Tickets from £14.50

Pop Princesses

Monday 24 October

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars!

A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect mix. Featuring a soundtrack of top pop hits from artists such as Little Mix, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor and Miley Cyrus – plus all the best songs from all your favourite films and musicals.

Come and join the fun!

Tickets from £19.50