Tag: Manchester theatre

Oct 15
A drive-in pantomime, Christmas cinema and car-a-oke experience is coming to Manchester this winter

Drive-in festival The Parking Lot Social is bringing Christmas to intu Trafford Centre…

Oct 12
£257 million fund announced to support arts and culture – including several Manchester organisations

The Culture Recovery Fund will help venues to plan for reopening and help protect jobs…

Sep 22
The Lowry signs deal with Ministry of Justice to become temporary Nightingale Court

The Lowry in Salford has this week signed a deal with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to…

Sep 14
The Lowry announces first live shows since lockdown will be SIX and The Gruffalo

We’ve all missed live theatre these past few months, and it’s been hard…

Jul 23
Royal Exchange featured in new photo project showing empty theatres during lockdown

Still unable to open, theatres across the UK have fallen silent during lockdown, the…

Jul 08
Arts Council England pledges £33m to help arts venues – including several in Manchester

Yesterday, Arts Council England announced an investment of over £33 million in 196 of…

Jun 20
Manchester’s cultural sector needs more support – or it will face the final curtain

'We will not stand by in Manchester and watch our theatres, museums, and galleries…

Apr 09
The new arts hub supporting independent artists during the COVID-19 crisis

Arts organisations across Greater Manchester are joining forces to support local…

Mar 24
Manchester artists are creating new works at home – for an audience who are also at home

Non-essential shops and services are now shutting down due to the coronavirus…

Mar 20
This independent Manchester theatre needs your help if it is to survive

The Hope Mill Theatre opened five years in Ancoats, and has quickly become a jewel in…

Mar 20
How to watch theatre in your living room

Many of us use theatre, film and music to escape from the harsh realities of the…

Mar 12
Review: Back to the Future – The Musical gives Manchester audiences the chance to go back in time

Manchester audiences are being given the chance to go back in time with Marty McFly…

Mar 05
Review: Insane Animals brings a glitter covered world to Manchester in this intergalactic musical

There is no place like HOME when it comes to film. Jason Wood and his team of…

Mar 03
Review: The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson is not quite ‘oven ready’

Jonathan Maitland’s new play began life at London’s Park Theatre and is currently on a…

Mar 02
10 of the best things to do in Manchester this March

After a month of truly miserable weather doing its best to keep us from going out,…

Feb 28
‘I really like Manchester – the audiences are especially rowdy’ says Dita Von Teese ahead of Apollo date

Queen of Burlesque Dita Von Teese returns to the UK this spring with her all-new…

Feb 26
Review: Cabaret is hedonistic and heartbreaking in equal measure

There’s always been a touch of decadence about Berlin, and Cabaret perfectly…

Feb 26
Review: A Monster Calls is a dazzling piece of theatre, gut wrenchingly real but never grim

Patrick Ness’s beautiful exploration of dreams, grief and identity became a…

Feb 19
Reviewed: Ghost Stories is a clever, twisted love letter to horror

Not many theatre productions start with audience members apologising to each other, in…

Feb 17
Things to do with the kids in Manchester for February half term 2020

If you feel like the half-term holidays have really crept up on you this year,…

Feb 17
Back to the Future The Musical to receive world premiere in Manchester this week

It’s been almost 35 years since Back to the Future hit cinemas.  Starring Michael J.…

Feb 14
Actor Riz Ahmed’s new live music show to receive world premiere in Manchester

Riz Ahmed has written a new theatre piece about his ‘toxic breakup’ with…

Feb 14
Tickets for Disney’s iconic musical The Lion King are on sale now

The Lion King returns to Manchester this year for a three month run at The Palace…

Feb 14
Wuthering Heights reviewed: toxic love in an other-worldly wilderness

Even in the world of great literature classics, Wuthering Heights is a very special…

Feb 05
The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel reviewed: you’ll leave smiling from ear to ear

Charlie Chaplin’s slapstick remains beloved by audiences. Newcomers can view his…

Feb 04
The Greater Manchester theatres under threat of closure, redevelopment or demolition

When the Theatres Trust announced the 2020 Theatres at Risk Register, it was revealed…

Jan 15
An Inspector Calls reviewed: beguiling, intriguing and a must see

JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls is a classic thriller. But is it still relevant for…