Theatres in Leeds

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor

Theatres in Leeds cater to a wide range of productions – from critically acclaimed drama at the Leeds Playhouse to the astounding Leeds based Opera North and Northern Ballet resident at The Grand Theatre.

Housed in historically noteworthy and, in some cases, recently converted buildings, there’s a pleasingly varied programme on offer in our guide to Leeds’ best theatres.

Here are our picks

  • 1. Leeds Playhouse

    Production at Leeds Playhouse

    Leeds Playhouse, Playhouse Square
    Quarry Hill, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS2 7UP - Visit now

    Leeds Playhouse offers two performance spaces and hosts a wide range of high-quality productions.

  • 2. Leeds Grand Theatre

    Leeds Grand Theatre
    CardiganKate

    Leeds Grand Theatre, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NZ - Visit now

    The Leeds Grand Theatre brings everything from Opera and ballet by resident companies, Opera North and Northern Ballet, to spectacular West End Musicals and drama.

  • 3. Carriageworks Theatre

    Carriageworks Theatre Leeds
    The Carriageworks Leeds

    Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millenium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AD - Visit now

    Leeds’ Carriageworks Theatre prides itself on showcasing work by local artists as well as being a family-friendly performance venue in the city centre.

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