The Alhambra, Grand Theatre, Victoria Theatre, Lawrence Batley Theatre and West Yorkshire Playhouse have hit shows arrive from June — from smash-hit West End musicals to children's shows and celebrations of rock 'n' roll icons.
Here are 10 shows you don't want to miss in West Yorkshire this summer:
Into The Woods
West Yorkshire Playhouse, June 2 - 25
Sonehiem's classic musical sees fairy tale characters brought together in an exciting way — but happy ever after is far from guaranteed. Opera North and West Yorkshire Playhouse will present the show in June, with tickets priced £`13-£40. Book here.
The 39 Steps
Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, June 8-11
Huddersfield Thespians presents The 39 Steps, a whodunnit film spoof which mixes Hitchcock's masterpiece with a spy novel and a dash of Monty Python-esque comedy. Featuring more than 150 zany characters played by a cast of just four, the romp promises an 'unforgettable evening'. Tickets cost £10-£14 — buy tickets here.
Leeds Grand Theatre, June 20 - July 2
Direct from its sell-out runs at the London Palladium, Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-loved musical Cats is coming to Leeds Grand Theatre for two weeks only. Exploring the weird and wonderful feline characters of TS Eliiot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, the Oliver award nominated show arrives in Leeds in June. Tickets cost £23-£49.50 - book yours here.
Alhambra, Bradford, June 28 - July 02
Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan kick off their Sunday shoes in the stage music production of one of the 1980's most toe-tapping movies. The remastered rock 'n' roll show is coming to Bradford in June — tickets cost £17.50 to £41 and can be booked here.
Chaplin - The Charlie Chaplin Story
Victoria Theatre, Halifax, July 6
Chaplin — The Charlie Chaplin Story is the heartwarming and hilarious musical about Chaplin's journey from Victorian London to the glitz and glamour of early Hollywood. The West End cast features former Coronation Street star Steven Arnold and Nicola Faraday (Bad Girls, Emmerdale). Tickets cost £21-£24.10. Book online here.
Let It Be
Leeds Grand Theatre, July 11 - July 16
Get ready to twist and shout at the Grand when the Fab Four musical Let It Be arrives in July. Celebrating the meteoric rise of the Beatles from the Cavern Club to Abbey Road, the show is packed with hits delivered by a talented cast of musicians including Paul Canning, Emanuele Angeletti, John Brosnan and Luke Roberts. Tickets cost £19.50-£35 and can be booked here.
Alhambra, Bradford, July 20 - August 21
The global phenomenon that is Wicked flies into Bradford in July. Exploring what went down in Oz before Dorothy and Toto even arrived, the show is packed with inventive original songs, fabulous costumes and a story that will move you to tears. Tickets cost £21.50-£61.50, book online here.
Peppa Pig's Surprise
West Yorkshire Playhouse July 20-21
One for the little ones now — Peppa Pig's Surprise at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in July. Join Peppa, George and friends in the new live stage show with fun, songs and surprises. Pre-schoolers will love it. Tickets cost £12-£20, book online here.
The Gruffalo's Child
Victoria Theatre, Halifax, August 6-7
A wild adventure is coming to Halifax in August — The Gruffalo's Child! Venture into the deep dark wood... but beware the Big Bad Mouse! Tall Stories Theatre Company bring the award-winning children's book to life at the Victoria Theatre with four performances on August 6 and 7. Tickets cost £12.50-£13.60 and can be bought online here.
Leeds Grand Theatre, August 22 - August 27
Following a stint at the Grand in The Bodyguard in May, X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is back in Leeds in August in Sister Act. The brand new production of the musical comedy, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, features dazzling dance routines and plenty of Motown, soul and disco. Tickets cost £22.50-£48 and are on sale here.