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Come connect with Manchester Opera House
1st May 2022

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
24th April 2022

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
22nd April 2022

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
22nd April 2022

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
21st April 2022

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
21st April 2022

Review: The Addams Family

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews The Addams Family at Manchester Opera House, starring Joanne Clifton, Cameron Blakely and Scott Paige
The Only Way is Chicago: the controversial casting of Gemma Collins
20th April 2022

The Only Way is Chicago: the controversial casting of Gemma Collins

Whilst Chicago has long been known for its stunt casting, Gemma Collins’ casting has attracted considerable controversy and criticism
Chicago just got three degrees hotter: Sheila Ferguson joins the cast
19th April 2022

Chicago just got three degrees hotter: Sheila Ferguson joins the cast

The Three Degrees’ Sheila Ferguson will be stepping into the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in Chicago at Manchester Opera House
The Addams Family are moving into Manchester Opera House
17th April 2022

The Addams Family are moving into Manchester Opera House

The Addams Family musical returns to Manchester as part of its second UK tour, playing at the Palace Theatre and starring Joanna Clifton
Aljaž and Janette are Remembering the Oscars at Bridgewater Hall
13th April 2022

Aljaž and Janette are Remembering the Oscars at Bridgewater Hall

Everyone’s favourite Strictly Come Dancing couple, Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara, are bringing their brand-new show, Remembering the Oscars, to Bridgewater Hall

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Review: Giovanni Pernice – This Is Me
12th April 2022

Review: Giovanni Pernice – This Is Me

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Giovanni Pernice’s This Is Me at Bridgewater Hall
Beauty and the Beast is a nostalgic yet inventive retelling of the tale as old as time
10th April 2022

Beauty and the Beast is a nostalgic yet inventive retelling of the tale as old as time

Roxanne Perron explains how Beauty and the Beast, currently playing at the Palace Theatre, honours the original film whilst offering something new
Review: Beauty and the Beast
10th April 2022

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Beauty and the Beast at the Palace Theatre, starring Gavin Lee, Sam Bailey, Nigel Richards and Martin Ball
Playwright Tim Foley on Electric Rosary, his inspirations, and the power of sci-fi
9th April 2022

Playwright Tim Foley on Electric Rosary, his inspirations, and the power of sci-fi

Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski interviews Tim Foley, the playwright behind Electric Rosary
Review: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World
9th April 2022

Review: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World at the Lowry
Review: Le nozze di Figaro
5th April 2022

Review: Le nozze di Figaro

Robert L. Gyorgyi reviews Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM)
Review: Rice
5th April 2022

Review: Rice

Head of Culture Michal Wasilewski reviews Rice at HOME
Review: The House with Chicken Legs
4th April 2022

Review: The House with Chicken Legs

Roxanne Person reviews The House with Chicken Legs at HOME
Les Misérables: a magical musical or mere misery?
4th April 2022

Les Misérables: a magical musical or mere misery?

Deputy News Editor Shikhar Talwar argues that the world-renowned Les Misérables, currently playing at the Lowry, is far from perfect
Review: Les Misérables
4th April 2022

Review: Les Misérables

Aayush Chadha reviews Les Misérables at the Lowry Theatre

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