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Review: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Anuli Changa finds joy in the spontaneity of a show that changes every night

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Review: The Commitments

After its record breaking two-year run in the West End, this sensational soul musical comes to the Palace Theatre with a knock-out cast and electrifying atmosphere

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Review: Grease: The Musical

One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia

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Review: Dreamboats and Petticoats

The Rock ‘n’ Roll hit musical comes to the Palace Theatre till the 4th March

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Review: Funny Girl

Standing ovations all round for Sheridan Smith as she is truly sensational as Fanny Brice

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Review: Swan Lake

Moscow City Ballet produce exquisite dance numbers in the ill-fated love story of Swan Lake at the Palace Theatre

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Review: Billy Elliot The Musical

This toe-tapping smash hit musical will have you crying and laughing and everything in-between

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Review: Ghost the Musical

It had a roller-coaster of emotions, famous stars and yet the play was still lacking something

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Review: Footloose

The often fatal idea of casting minor celebrities in popular musicals proves Annabel Cartwright wrong with the UK tour of Footloose

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Review: Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins at the Palace Theatre Manchester is a magical and breath-taking rendition of the Disney classic, with new twists and turns

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Review: Romeo and Juliet

The English National Ballet’s interpretation of Romeo and Juliet casts a renaissance masterpiece over Manchester’s Palace Theatre

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Review: Guys and Dolls

With a cast and orchestra made up of over 40 members, Gordon Greenberg’s Guys and Dolls comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre