York's Mystery Plays returned to their spiritual home, the Museum Gardens, in August 2012.
4:32pm Sunday 25th May 2014
A CEREMONY dating back to the 15th century has marked the official start of preparations for this summer’s York Mystery Plays.
3:00pm Sunday 4th August 2013
VOLUNTEERS from last year’s York Mystery Plays have gathered in the Museum Gardens for a reunion picnic.
9:31am Friday 2nd August 2013
HUNDREDS of people who were involved in last summer’s spectacular outdoor production of the York Mystery Plays are being invited to a reunion picnic in the Museum Gardens.
7:55am Wednesday 13th March 2013
A NEW group has been launched to keep the York Mystery Plays tradition alive following the runaway success of last summer’s spectacular outdoor production.
9:07am Wednesday 20th February 2013
A GROUP has been set up to support and help promote a centuries-old theatrical tradition.
7:48am Wednesday 3rd October 2012
THE marketing campaign for this summer’s York Mystery Plays has been shortlisted for a prestigious Theatre Management Award.
9:29am Friday 14th September 2012
BARGAIN hunters will have a field day tomorrow when hundreds of costumes and shoes worn during the York Mystery Plays are put on sale.
10:28am Wednesday 29th August 2012
MORE than 32,000 people watched the York 2012 Mystery Plays in Museum Gardens, organisers have revealed.
9:20am Friday 24th August 2012
THE Archbishop of York is set to be in the audience of tonight’s performance of the Plays – and is inviting people to join him in saying night
prayers straight afterwards.
9:18am Friday 24th August 2012
MORE than 31,000 tickets have now been sold for the York Mystery Plays , beating the 30,000 target set by organisers.
8:46am Saturday 18th August 2012
THE York Mystery Plays have been winning rave reviews from national theatre critics, who have hailed them as a “splendid spectacle” and a production
which “shimmers with life”.
2:13pm Friday 17th August 2012
Two cast members of the Mystery Plays who share the same role talk to Charles Hutchinson
10:24am Friday 17th August 2012
SHOPPERS in York city centre tomorrow will seen scenes from the Mystery Plays enacted in a department store’s windows.
12:10pm Friday 10th August 2012
GOD created the world in six days and then he rested on the seventh. It has taken 12 long years and more than a million pounds to create the York Mystery Plays 2012, the first in the Museum Gardens
since 1988 and the first on the grandest scale since Gregory Doran’s awe-inspiring production in York Minster in 2000.