World Première

Friday 15 March - Saturday 6 April 2019

Tonight the streets are ours

In 1961, the first residents of Park Hill were given the keys to their new homes. With music by Richard Hawley, Standing at the Sky’s Edge tells their story over the next 50 years, in a heart-swelling, heart-breaking love song to Sheffield.

Celebrate with us on Thu 28 March
We’re holding a special post-show party to fundraise for our new writing work. From £75.00 (includes a ticket to the performance). Please contact the Box Office for more details.

Listen to the audio flyer for Standing at the Sky's Edge


Running time: TBC

A Sheffield Theatres Production

  • Richard Hawley Music and Lyrics
  • Michael Wynne Book by
  • Matthew Dunster From an original idea by
  • Robert Hastie Director
  • Ben Stones Designer

Access performances

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Audio Described

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Dementia Friendly

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • On sale 1 February at 5.00pm


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