Promised to see more theatre in 2019? Well, you’re in the right place.
2019 looks to be a strong year for theatre and we’re looking forward to all of the wonderful performances happening in Manchester and the North.
Also happening now – shake off those January blues with HOME‘s annual PUSH Festival, a two-week-long showcase of the most exciting film, theatre and visual art in the North West. We’re also championing Gypsy Queen, a site-specific performance at Moss Side Fire Station Boxing Club. If you didn’t catch the first time around, here’s your second chance to step into the ring.
We highly recommend booking ahead for SparkPlug at Home, Arthur Miller’s The Last Yankee, directed by David Thacker, at Bolton Library Theatre and Mother Courage at The Royal Exchange, with Julie Hesmondhalgh in the title role.
Here’s where you’ll find us this January and beyond…
Here are our picks
Adapted from the cult film by Mel Brooks, The Royal Exchange continue to delight audiences with their musical, The Producers. Run has now been extended to 2 February.
Meet, Flecky Bennet, your guide through the dark and demonic side of the city as he takes you on one of Manchester’s award winning ghost walks.
The Everyman’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto is as much of a festive tradition as matching Christmas jumpers and a trip to Father Christmas’ grotto.
Join one of the Royal Exchange’s passionate volunteers as they take you through the underbelly of this working theatre. Experience first hand the hard work and amount of people that go into putting on one of the theatre’s productions as well as seeing the props and costumes from some of your favourite shows.
Contact In The City Part Three – is a radical city-wide programme of performance taking place whilst Contact’s theatre undergoes an exciting transformation. Read our preview of the upcoming season.
Oldham Coliseum’s new programme for Spring/ Summer 2019 celebrates Northern voices and tackles universal issues faced by families and communities.
Fee Fi Fo Fum. Expect enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion in Lyngo Theatre’s production of this classic tale.
As part of the People’s History Museum’s Radical Lates series experience a Living History performance of the Peterloo Massacre, a major event in Manchester’s history, and a defining moment for Britain’s democracy.
Touch Tours give visually impaired patrons the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the set, key props and costumes before a show and sometimes even to meet the performers at HOME.
Please let us know if you’re coming to the tour on your own and we’ll arrange for a member of staff to accompany you. Guide dogs are also welcome on set, subject to an advance assessment to ensure a safe environment. Alternatively, we can arrange for your guide dog to be looked after.