Theatre

There’s no shortage of theatres in Manchester. The Palace and Opera House show mainly West End productions and musicals whilst the Royal Exchange Theatre, the largest theatre in the round in Britain, The Lyric Theatre at The Lowry, which has the largest stage in the United Kingdom outside London’s West End, and HOME, with its two performance venues, show everything from classic theatre and revivals to contemporary drama and new writing. The Greater Manchester Fringe puts on hundreds of productions every summer

The Gloria Estefan musical is coming to Manchester – how to...

Get ready to get On Your Feet - as the musical featuring the songs of Queen of Latin pop Gloria Estefan is heading to...

Review: The Girl On The Train at The Lowry

The Girl On The Train began life as Paula Hawkins’ best-selling book and was quickly turned into a film starring Emily Blunt as the...

Review: Club Tropicana at the Opera House

At Club Tropicana, the drinks are free. Well, they were in the Wham song. And here, in this new musical by Michael Gyngell, 80s...

Review: Motown the Musical at the Opera House

The music of Motown is timeless. Once you start to roll off the names of some of the biggest hits, you can't stop. So...

Review: Blood Brothers at The Palace Theatre

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers is one of those musicals that has been around for so long  that it could pass you by. It's a...

Review: Dirty Dancing at the Palace Theatre

Over 30 years since the movie first hit cinema screens, the passion for all things Dirty Dancing shows little sign of abating. The classic 80s...

Hundreds queue from 5am in the Manchester rain for Book of...

Book of Mormon fans queued around the block from 5am this morning for tickets for the award-winning musical which opens at The Palace Theatre...

Hit musical The Book of Mormon is coming to Manchester for...

Manchester is to get another huge theatre exclusive - as hit West End and Broadway musical The Book of Mormon is heading to the...

12 Questions for Manchester Bees: James Quinn, actor

You may recognise James Quinn. He's currently on our TV screens in Coronation Street playing DS Willets as part of the Phelan/Eileen storyline. He's also...

From a chip shop in Bury to Shirley Valentine and Corrie:...

Noreen Kershaw is one of those people you'll probably recognise from the TV or theatre. She's been in Life On Mars, Ashes to Ashes,...

9 of the most romantic places to propose in Manchester

With Valentine's Day on the horizon, perhaps your thoughts are turning to a romantic proposal.  Move over Paris - there's a new city of...

Review: American Idiot at The Palace Theatre

Green Day’s American Idiot is an amazing concept album so it’s no real surprise that a stage show has evolved from it and that...

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