Blackpool’s Grand Theatre is delighted to announce its BIG Summer Show for 2018. Working in partnership with Producer Stuart Littlewood of HANDSHAKE they will present the original tribute from London’s West End ABBA MANIA, for 8-weeks this summer in Blackpool.
Marking 40 years since its famous UK cinema release, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is reimagined and revitalised in a big new music and dance spectacular.
The 1977 Travolta classic movie was an instant hit when it was released in cinemas, and the album is still one of the best-selling movie soundtracks of all time.
Radiohead front man Thom Yorke is set to perform headline shows in Europe this May and June in addition to his previously announced appearance at Sonar Festival in Barcelona.
Thom will be performing a live mix with Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri, playing tracks from across his solo material. There will also be a special guest appearance from Oliver Coates.
Lennon’s Banjo makes its world stage premiere at Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre in April – and the show is already making headlines around the world as one of the most hotly anticipated productions of 2018.
Motown the Musical will embark on a major UK and Ireland tour which will be heading to Manchester Opera House from Tuesday 26th February – Saturday 23rd March 2019.
The London production of Motown the Musical continues to play to standing ovations at the Shaftesbury Theatre where it is about to enter its third year and is currently booking until 5th January 2019.
West Yorkshire Playhouse aim to continue their recent run of record breaking festive shows with a version of the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, and tickets are now on sale.
The production, originally staged at Hull Truck Theatre, is directed by West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Associate Director Amy Leach, and adapted by the West Yorkshire born, award-winning playwright Deborah McAndrew, running from Tuesday 20th November 2018 to Sunday 13th January 2019.
Sheridan Smith and Danny Mac were among the winners at the Manchester Theatre Awards – which were announced today at The Lowry.
Presented by comedian Justin Moorhouse, the annual awards – the most important theatrical prize-giving outside London – honoured productions seen in Greater Manchester during 2017.
An exciting cast and creative team has been announced for the major UK revival of acclaimed modern Broadway hit Spring Awakening, which opens later this month at the award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.
Bill Kenwright’s ‘Brilliant’ (The Mail) and ‘Stunning’ (The Echo) production of one of the greatest family musicals of all time, The Sound of Music, arrives in Manchester 13th – 17th March.
Returning to the iconic role of Maria that has won her rave reviews previously is The Voice finalist Lucy O’Byrne. Joining Lucy as Captain Von Trapp is former EastEnders actor and West End star Neil McDermott. Neil is delighted to join this production of The Sound of Music having previously played the role of Rolf at the London Palladium.
After nearly a decade since the last UK tour sold out in only a few days, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES will return to Manchester’s Palace Theatre (19th February – 30th March 2019) as part of a major UK and Ireland tour, with tickets going on sale later this year.
Kneehigh’s visually dazzling version of The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk crash lands into West Yorkshire Playhouse from 20th – 24th March.
Marc and Bella Chagall are the flying lovers of Vitebsk who were partners in life and are they are immortalised as the picture of romance. On canvas they flew but in their turbulent lives they walked through some of the most devastating times in history.
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