Contact Theatre


Devas Street
Greater Manchester
M15 6JA

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    Recent Reviews:

    • merrilywerollalong12
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great fun - most impressive reflection of the community.
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 11th July 2017
      We enjoyed a wonderful evening of hip-hop dance at Contact tonight, as part of the Manchester International Festival. It was remarkable work, and we were so impressed that it was put together in a... Read full review
    • Jannerbloke
      Devon, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Excellent theatre organisation.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd November 2017
      The first incarnation opened during my first year as a student here and although I was not studying drama or any performance arts many of my close friends did or the adjacent fine art department. I... Read full review
    • Kaz E
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Always decent shows and every seat means you can see the stage
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th December 2017
      Have seen local drag queens, Jinkx Monsoon, Alan Cummings, and many various artists here. Lovely venue, good drinks sales; all round nice place to have a drink or watch a show - queer or otherwise. Read full review

    Dates and Opening Times

    2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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