Opera House Articles

Hop on a magic carpet to catch Aladdin at Manchester Opera House

Hop on a magic carpet to catch Aladdin at Manchester Opera House

After last year’s pantomime was cancelled, the Opera House returns with Aladdin – starring Alexandra Burke
Review: Waitress

Review: Waitress

Managing Editor Ella Robinson and Emily Turvey review Waitress at the Opera House, starring Lucie Jones, Sandra Marvin, Evelyn Hoskins and Matt Willis
Review: The Cat and The Canary

Review: The Cat and The Canary

Harriet Cummings reviews The Cat and The Canary at the Opera House, starring Bond girl Britt Ekland and West End star Marti Webb
Review: Rock of Ages

Review: Rock of Ages

Aayush Chadha reviews Rock of Ages at the Opera House
Review: Bat Out of Hell

Review: Bat Out of Hell

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Jim Steinman’s Bat Out of Hell (based on the Meat Loaf album) at Manchester Opera House – where it had its world premiere in 2017
National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

National Lottery helps bring back theatre in time for Christmas

Thanks to the National Lottery, Manchester Opera House is able to put on its annual Christmas pantomime! This years performance of Sleeping Beauty stars Jason Manford – with free tickets for NHS staff
Will fans of Back to the Future enjoy the musical adaptation?

Will fans of Back to the Future enjoy the musical adaptation?

Tara Bharadia explains why fans of the original film will love the musical adaptation of Back to the Future
Review: Back to the Future The Musical

Review: Back to the Future The Musical

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy, Ana Maria Ortiz and Alana Cook review the worldwide premiere of the musical adaptation of Back to the Future, starring Tony winner Roger Bart, at the Opera House in Manchester
Back to the Future – Press Junket

Back to the Future – Press Junket

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy attends the Back to the Future press junket at The Ivy
Review: Snow White

Review: Snow White

Ikra Raja reviews Snow White, starring Craig Revel Horwood, Ben Nickless and Eric Potts, at the Opera House
Review: The Exorcist

Review: The Exorcist

Cara Conte reviews the stage adaptation of The Exorcist
Review: & Juliet

Review: & Juliet

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews & Juliet, a jukebox musical reimagining Romeo & Juliet, ahead of its West End transfer
Review: The Full Monty

Review: The Full Monty

Scarlett Spicer reviews The Full Monty at the Manchester Opera House
Review: Kinky Boots

Review: Kinky Boots

Jay Darcy reviews ‘Kinky Boots’ as it visits the Manchester Opera House on its national tour.
Review: Of Mice and Men

Review: Of Mice and Men

Jessica Wiehler enjoyed Selladoor’s production of the classic play, but found the experience challenged by differences from the much-studied novel
Interview: Ian Hislop & Nick Newman

Interview: Ian Hislop & Nick Newman

Theatre Editor Sophie Graci talks to Ian Hislop and Nick Newman ahead of the opening of The Wipers Times at The Opera House
Review: Bat Out of Hell The Musical

Review: Bat Out of Hell The Musical

This dark and both vocal and visually spectacular is any Meat Loaf’s fan dream come true
Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Hilariously funny and another triumph for the Royal Shakespeare Company
Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing have been paired sharing the same cast and set on different nights, after watching Love Labour’s Lost Jennifer Sterne argues that the impact of their pairing would be more effective if shown as a double-bill
Review: Rocky Horror Show

Review: Rocky Horror Show

Elise Gallagher is in for a theatrical treat at The Rocky Horror Show

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