Tag: Opera House Manchester

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.…

Jan 27
Phantom of the Opera sequel is coming to Manchester for first ever UK tour – how to get tickets

Following on from a sell-out North American tour, the spellbinding sequel to The…

Dec 31
The best of Manchester theatre 2019

It’s been a great year for theatre in Manchester. It really has been the year of…

Dec 10
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs review: the jokes just keep on coming in this hilarious version of the classic panto

It’s that time of year when everyone gets the chance to boo and hiss the villains when…

Dec 05
Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical is returning to Manchester next year – how to get tickets

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical wowed critics and public alike when it played at…

Oct 30
The Entertainer review: worth seeing for Shane Richie’s stunning performance alone

John Osborne wrote The Entertainer in 1956 when the country was divided by the Suez…

Oct 23
The Exorcist review: this stage adaptation has its moments but is it as scary as the film?

Most people think The Exorcist is one of the scariest movies of all time. TV and radio…

Oct 15
DeLorean time machine comes to Manchester ahead of Back to the Future The Musical world premiere

Christopher Lloyd, the actor who played the original Dr Emmett Brown in the Back to…

Oct 02
Review: new musical & Juliet at Manchester Opera House

What would happen if you could rewrite the ending of one of Shakespeare’s great…

Jul 29
A musical production of Amélie is coming to Manchester next week – how to get tickets

A musical theatre production of Oscar-winning indie film Amélie is coming to…

Jun 14
Review: Rotterdam at The Opera House

Jon Brittain’s acclaimed play about gender and sexuality, Rotterdam, has never been…

Jun 04
Review: Club Tropicana at the Opera House

At Club Tropicana, the drinks are free. Well, they were in the Wham song. And here, in…

May 17
Back to the Future the musical will premiere in Manchester – how to get tickets

Great news for fans of 80s time travel blockbuster Back to the Future. A new musical…

May 15
Review: The House on Cold Hill at The Opera House

When there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? This isn’t…

May 01
Review: The King and I at the Opera House

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I is one of those musicals of which you can…

Apr 09
Review: Abigail’s Party at the Opera House

Mike Leigh’s take on 1970’s suburbia is a British Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf with…

Mar 26
Review: Glengarry Glen Ross at the Opera House

David Mamet’s fast talking and relentlessly ruthless characters have no choice but to…

Mar 19
Mike Leigh’s acclaimed comedy Abigail’s Party arrives in Manchester next month with a star-studded cast

Mike Leigh’s celebrated comic play Abigail’s Party is coming to the Manchester Opera…

Feb 28
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…

Feb 27
Mark Benton on his most difficult acting job – and why he wasn’t in Early Doors Live

Mark Benton has quite the CV. He is currently starring in Shakespeare & Hathaway,…

Feb 19
Review: The Full Monty at Manchester Opera House

It’s more than 20 years since The Full Monty stole the nation’s hearts on…

Feb 15
The Full Monty returns to Manchester Opera House for the very LAST time

When it was first released on the big screen in August 1997, it was hard to predict…

Feb 07
Review: Annie at the Opera House

Annie, the hit Broadway musical about the little red-haired orphan who wins the hearts…

Jan 18
Jodie Prenger can’t wait to play ‘the original desperate housewife’ in Mike Leigh classic Abigail’s Party

Jodie Prenger always dreamt of stepping onto the West End stage. She had almost given…

Jan 11
Why A1’s Ben Adams is wearing corsets and high heels around the house

Late nineties and early noughties boy band heartthrob Ben Adams is back performing in…

Jan 09
Worker Bee: Beverley Callard, actress

Coronation Street legend Beverley Callard has become a household name playing feisty…