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.
Front page news, multi award writer/director Craig Hepworth and multi award winning Vertigo Theatre Productions (Porno Chic, Last Dance, Noir, Watching Goldfish Suffocate, Ascension, M etc.) are set to unleash the killer new play ‘Fake News’ at The Kings Arms, Salford from April 18th – 28th (press night Friday 20th).
St Helens Theatre Royal is delighted to welcome its new spring season, jam-packed with a host of incredible shows. Featuring magical pantomimes and the very best in family entertainment; an array of sensational live music performances; sporting legends and hilarious comedians; there is sure to be something for all over the coming months.
Marking 56 years since the very first broadcast, this production of the classic BBC TV comedy STEPTOE AND SON embarks on a nationwide tour until 22nd April 2018.
Berwick Kaler must now hold the world record for continuous service as a panto dame and he has announced the title of his 40th pantomime at the Theatre Royal where he has become a festive fixture.
World record-holding beatboxer Testament’s new play Black Men Walking is one of the highlights of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s latest series of smalls scale plays performed in their Barber Studio Space.
West End legend Martine McCutcheon is back with a 20 date promoting her new album Lost and Found including a night at Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl on Saturday 12th May.
The UK ‘Up Close and Personal’ tour will see the happily married mother of a 2 year old playing the songs she co-wrote on the album with her husband, the multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Jack McManus.
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