Visually Back to the Future the Musical is spectacular. The show arrived in Manchester bringing the hit film onto the stage and into the 21st century.
We know it’s the festive season when children pile outside the doors of the city’s theatres, bursting with excitement to go see that year’s production of the Christmas pantomime.
Most people know the story of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, a tale of two star-crossed lovers who tragically take their own lives in the name of true love.
Last night, we were given a wild, free and colourful welcoming into ‘The Age of Aquarius’ as Hair the Musical transported its audience to 1967 New York.
Mike Leigh’s 1977 play about a disastrous drinks party in a repressive suburbia has been faithfully recreated by Sarah Esdaile, adding a layer of nostalgia to the much-loved comedy of manners.
David Mamet’s most famous work Glengarry Glen Ross is at Manchester’s Opera House from director Sam Yates and starring EastEnders’ Nigel Harman and Waterloo Road’s Mark Benton.
Stepping into Manchester’s Opera House, Motown the Musical instantly transports you back to the American age of music, culture, oppression and a looming war.
Apparently audience participation – shouting often-rude, always-hilarious lines in appropriate places in the shows – started for the movie version back in the 1970s in the US and made it to our shows a few years later.
Manchester has waited ever so patiently for its turn to experience the phenomenon that is Kinky Boots – and now it’s finally here.
Ian Rankin’s latest instalment to the Rebus saga has all the moody hallmarks of its predecessors.
Bringing Beatlemania back to Manchester for a few days only, Let It Be began its eight-show run at the Opera House last night.