Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer.

Situated beside the iconic York landmark of Clifford’s Tower, the 13-sided SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE will offer a thrilling and intimate theatrical experience with plenty of breath-taking, spine-tingling, heart-stopping moments as four of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays – Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo & Juliet and Richard III – are performed during the 10-week Summer of Shakespeare, from Monday 25 June until Sunday 2 September 2018.

The traditional setting will host entertaining and challenging interpretations of these famous works.  Tickets start at just £12.50.

Outside SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE will be ‘Shakespeare’s Village’, a FREE-TO-ENTER attraction that will feature a gourmet street food menu selected by Yorkshire-born celebrity chef Brian Turner, and an Elizabethan garden from award-winning garden designer Sally Tierney. It will also present a regular schedule of ‘wagon entertainment’ with sensational speeches, soulful sonnets and medieval music, as well as juggling jesters.

WorkwithYork has been offered has 1 PAIR OF VIP TICKETS to give away to the first night of  ‘Romeo & Juliet’ on Monday 25th June 2018.   To be in with a chance of winning simply answer the following questions and prove what a Shakespeare superfan you are:

Name the surnames of the two ‘star-crossed lovers’ in Shakespeare’s tragic love story.

How many witches are there in Macbeth?

In which country is Macbeth set?

Which Shakespeare play features a donkey named Bottom as one of its main characters?

To enter you have to be registered for work through WorkwithYork and you need to email the answers, plus your name, address and contact number to

Deadline for entries 5pm on Friday 15 June 2018 and the winner will be announced on Monday 18th June 2018 by 12 noon.

For more information on SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE, full performance schedule and ticket information visit


Competition tickets only valid on date specified and cannot be transferred to another performance. Travel and accommodation not included. No cash alternative.