Is your New Year’s resolution to see more theatre and performance in 2020? Well, you’ve come to the right place. If January is anything to go by, 2020 looks set to be a cracking year for theatre in Manchester and the North.
Turn On Fest at Hope Mill Theatre and PUSH Festival at HOME Manchester are amongst our top picks of theatre in Manchester and the North this January. Bringing the best LGBTQ+ artists together, for a showcase of theatre, spoken word, music, vogue and scratch nights, Turn On Fest is a much-welcomed addition to the LGBTQ+ cultural calendar. And needless to say, we get ridiculously excited about PUSH Festival every year. There is absolutely no reason to feel at a loose end this January.
Read on for details of all of these and much more…
Happy New Year!
Here are our picks
Imagine if your neighbour was actually a sorcerer whose house was powered entirely by magic? Would you know how to cope with a vacuum cleaner that has a mind of its own?!
With music by Schumann, Delibes and Handel, Meet Me A Tree takes little ones on a multi sensory journey through a year in the life of a tree.
The Little Prince is an enchanting, timeless story, which has been brought right up to date at Z-arts this February half term.
RNCM Opera presents a pioneering adaptation of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, by composer Jonathan Dove and librettist Alasdair Middleton.
Join Zog in his mission to win a golden star at Madam Dragon’s school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Roaring fun for all ages.
Powerful and fast-paced and heart-breaking, we’re thrilled to hear that West Side Story will return to the Royal Exchange next spring.
Fully accessible and always engaging, Week 53 celebrates bold and brilliant contemporary performance. Le Gateau Chocolat have been commissioned – we’ll bring you the full line-up once it has been announced.