Theatre Archive


Review: The Cher Show
23rd May 2022

Review: The Cher Show

Secoura Grim reviews The Cher Show at Manchester Opera House, the musical based on the life of Cher, starring Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell
Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem
23rd May 2022

Review: Alan Partridge Live – Stratagem

Film Editor Benjy Klauber-Griffiths reviews Stratagem with Alan Patridge at AO Arena
Review: Oh Mother
23rd May 2022

Review: Oh Mother

Cora Grim reviews RashDash’s Oh Mother at HOME
Review: The White Card
23rd May 2022

Review: The White Card

Miriam Jarvis reviews The White Card at HOME
Review: Northern Ballet – Casanova
19th May 2022

Review: Northern Ballet – Casanova

A passionate, provocative ballet based on the life of Giacomo Casanova
Manchester Opera House turns back time
19th May 2022

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
Review: Snatched
17th May 2022

Review: Snatched

Robert L. Gyorgyi reviews Melissa Johns’ Snatched at the Lowry
Manchester Opera House gives ’em the old razzle dazzle
17th May 2022

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
14th May 2022

Review: Singin’ in the Rain

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Singin’ in the Rain at the Opera House, starring Adam Cooper
Review: Passion
13th May 2022

Review: Passion

Miriam Jarvis reviews Passion at Hope Mill Theatre, which stars Ruthie Henshall

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Musicals not to miss in Manchester this spring and summer
11th May 2022

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
9th May 2022

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
6th May 2022

Review: Diversity – Connected

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Diversity’s Connected at the Opera House
Review: Wuthering Heights
6th May 2022

Review: Wuthering Heights

Sophie Hicks reviews Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights, an adaptation of the Emily Brontë’s novel, at the Lowry
Hope Mill Theatre gets passionate
5th May 2022

Hope Mill Theatre gets passionate

Hope Mill Theatre’s adaptation of Sondheim’s Passion stars Ruthie Henshall in the lead role
Review: Electric Rosary
4th May 2022

Review: Electric Rosary

Head of Culture Michal Wasileswki reviews Electric Rosary at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
4th May 2022

Review: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Music Editor Sarah Taylor reviews Hedwig and the Angry Inch at HOME, starring Divina De Campo
Contact Theatre beatboxes Frankenstein back to life
3rd May 2022

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
3rd May 2022

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
1st May 2022

The Lowry reaches new heights

Adapted by controversial theatre director Emma Rice, Wise Children’s Wuthering Heights plays at the Lowry Theatre

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