A Nativity for York
Directed by Philip Parr
York Mystery Plays Supporters Trust has decided to stage our own hour-long Christmas Nativity, drawing from the Plays making up the Nativity Cycle.
Here is an opportunity for actors, musicians and stage crew to participate in the Christmas Festival and for citizens and visitors to take time out of the Christmas frenzy to sit down and celebrate the story of Christmas in the heart of York.
The Spurriergate Centre , Spurriergate, York
Thursday 12 December to Sunday 15 December 2019
Tickets: £10 / Under 16s £6
Get your tickets from the York Theatre Royal box office, tel. 01904 623568 or on the York Theatre Royal website.
Join us at the Spurriergate Centre.
|Thursday 12 December||6.30pm|
|Friday 13 December||6.30pm|
|Saturday 14 December||12 noon||2.00pm||6.30pm|
|Sunday 15 December||12 noon||2.00pm|
Director: Philip Parr
Philip Parr, a widely experienced director of theatre, opera and festivals, who has worked both in the UK and internationally and has established a reputation as a director of large scale community productions – chiefly working as artistic director of Parrabbola – collaborating with communities across Europe.
His theatre work, ranging from main house productions, to small scale rural touring has been seen around the world. His production of Pericles won the Movesie Award for best Europe Community Project in 2011 and the current production of Henry won best Solo Shakespeare Production at the 2016 Ostrava Shakespeare Festival.
Philip has worked at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, The Bayerisches Staatsoper, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and was founder and artistic director of Spitalfields Opera. He has directed the Swaledale Festival, Bath Shakespeare Festival, is a founding member of the European Shakespeare Festivals network and director of the York International Shakespeare Festival.
York Common Good Trust
YMPST are grateful to York Common Good Trust for their generous support of A Nativity for York .