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Manchester theatre shows
From highbrow performances of the world’s best French opera to ‘singing in the aisle’ musicals hot from the West End, there’s something for everyone in Manchester.
09 December 2016 - 08 January 2017
PerformanceEnter the cave of wonders, rub the magic lamp and be transported to this fun fairytale world.
09 December 2016 - 22 December 2016
ArticleThe festive season comes alive with big hair, dodgy fashion and the best of 80s cinema.
29 November 2016 - 28 January 2017
ArticleNow celebrating 10 extraordinary years in London’s West End, Billy Elliot the Musical, comes to Manchester.
03 November 2016
ConcertBirdy will play a 10 date UK and Ireland tour this October/November, including Manchester's Albert Hall
02 December 2016 - 03 December 2016
ConcertStockport sensations, The Blossoms , are to play 2 gigs at The Albert Hall on 2nd & 3rd December.
06 December 2016 - 15 January 2017
ArticleOne of the world’s favourite musicals, Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang will have audiences of all ages flying high with its mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance.
23 December 2016 - 23 December 2016
ArticleJoin the Hallé for an evening of music from everyones favourite Christmas movies
12 November 2016 - 12 November 2016
ArticleDoki Doki - The Manchester Japanese Festival is an event held in Manchester, UK, celebrating both traditional and modern Japanese culture.
15 November 2016 - 19 November 2016
PerformanceRoald Dahl's amazing story about a young boy who makes a marvellous new medicine to cure his grandmother of her terrifying temper.
25 October 2016 - 29 October 2016
ArticleThis autumn Bill Kenwright will stage a new production of the timeless story of love, despair and hope.
ArticleGreater Manchester is known for its vast array of festivals which take place across the city in all shapes and sizes throughout the year. Here’s a round-up of all the great festivals taking place in Greater Manchester.
02 April 2016 - 18 December 2016
ArticleTwo great weekly comedy shows featuring the best in the businesses as well as up and coming talent.
28 October 2016 - 29 October 2016
PerformanceNext Halloween, John Carpenter will perform – live and in person – a musical retrospective of his horror soundtrack work, his debut studio album Lost Themes, plus brand new compositions.
31 October 2016 - 05 November 2016
ArticleThe Little Shop of Horrors is a charming, kooky and hilarious 1950s musical sci-fi spoof.
11 April 2017 - 15 April 2017
PerformanceFollowing the phenomenal success of the 2015 UK tour, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games is excited to announce a return to the UK in 2017.