Jay Darcy

Jay Darcy

Theatre Editor. Instagram & Twitter: @jaydarcy7. Email: [email protected]

Manchester Opera House turns back time

Manchester Opera House turns back time

The Cher Show, a musical about the life of Goddess of Pop Cher, comes to Manchester Opera House, starring Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers, and Millie O’Connell
Manchester Opera House gives ’em the old razzle dazzle

Manchester Opera House gives ’em the old razzle dazzle

The new production of Chicago, with its rotating star cast, comes to Manchester Opera House, starring Faye Brookes and Sheila Ferguson
Review: Singin’ in the Rain

Review: Singin’ in the Rain

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Singin’ in the Rain at the Opera House, starring Adam Cooper
Denis Coleman and Since September set the stage for Little Mix

Denis Coleman and Since September set the stage for Little Mix

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Denis Coleman and Since September at AO Arena, as part of Little Mix’s farewell Confetti Tour
Musicals not to miss in Manchester this spring and summer

Musicals not to miss in Manchester this spring and summer

A rundown of all the musicals coming to Manchester over the next few months
Manchester Opera House is making a splash

Manchester Opera House is making a splash

Singin’ in the Rain returns to the rainy city of Manchester, playing at the Opera House and starring Tony and Olivier nominee Adam Cooper, Ross McLaren and Jenny Gaynor
Review: Diversity – Connected

Review: Diversity – Connected

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Diversity’s Connected at the Opera House
Hope Mill Theatre gets passionate

Hope Mill Theatre gets passionate

Hope Mill Theatre’s adaptation of Sondheim’s Passion stars Ruthie Henshall in the lead role
Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix

Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy sits down with Denis Coleman, ahead of him opening for Little Mix at AO Arena.
In conversation with Dorian Electra

In conversation with Dorian Electra

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy talks to Dorian Electra about genre-defying music, gender-bending fashion, and “trendy” queerness
Live Review: Craig David at AO Arena

Live Review: Craig David at AO Arena

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Craig David at AO Arena, as part of his Hold That Thought Tour
Contact Theatre beatboxes Frankenstein back to life

Contact Theatre beatboxes Frankenstein back to life

Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster, a beatbox recreation of the classic story, plays at Contact Theatre
Review: Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Review: Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds at First Direct Arena, starring Jeff Haywards, Kevin Clifton, Anna-Marie Wayne, Duncan James, Nathan James and Claire Richards.
The Lowry reaches new heights

The Lowry reaches new heights

Adapted by controversial theatre director Emma Rice, Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights plays at the Lowry Theatre
Come connect with Manchester Opera House

Come connect with Manchester Opera House

Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity bring their latest tour, Connected, to Manchester Opera House
HOME and the Angry Inch

HOME and the Angry Inch

HOME and Leeds Playhouse’s new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch is coming to HOME
Royal Exchange Theatre invites you to take a pew

Royal Exchange Theatre invites you to take a pew

Electric Rosary, written by Bruntwood Prize Judges’ Award winner Tim Foley, plays at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester

Aha! Alan Partridge comes to Manchester

Stratagem, starring Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge, plays at Manchester’s AO Arena as part of its UK tour
Review: Remembering The Oscars

Review: Remembering The Oscars

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Remembering The Oscars, starring Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara, at the Bridgewater Hall
Review: The Addams Family

Review: The Addams Family

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews The Addams Family at Manchester Opera House, starring Joanne Clifton, Cameron Blakely and Scott Paige

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