With all of the big Christmas shows about to start their runs, our theatre guide to Manchester and the North has a distinctly festive feel about it this month.
Following the huge success of The Producers in Manchester last year, Gypsy will play in-the-round at the Royal Exchange, bringing the glitz and grit of Broadway to Manchester this festive season. We’re also thrilled that Contact are welcoming back Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme for a fabulous all-new two queen Christmas extravaganza at The Palace. Be quick though- this event is for one-night-only.
Read on for details of all of this and much, much more.
Here are our picks
A busy and brilliant season, expect award-winning musicals, stage adaptations of revered literary classics and celebrated cult films, alongside high-quality family shows. There is plenty to enjoy in Liverpool’s theatres this autumn.
With original songs and skilled puppetry, this musical adaptation of the hit book, Mr Popper’s Penguins, is a real Christmas treat for the whole family.
Company Chameleon present a dark and psychological thriller told through dance and movement.
In this one-man show, R M Lloyd Parry performs two chilling and thrilling tales by ghost story expert M R James: A View From A Hill and The Treasure Of Abbot Thomas.
Turn your flux capacitor on and set your destination to the Manchester Opera House in the year 2020. Your future depends on it.
Daring, fabulous and with a nautical twist for 2020, House of Suarez are back to host the ultimate battle for dance supremacy.