Saturday 15th March 2014 - Opera House, Manchester
Tap Factory is a new award winning concept in the genre of Stomp, Tap Dogs & Blue Man Group. A blend of music, percussion, tap dance, urban dance and acrobatics; all performed with skill, poetry and humour.
Friday 28th to Sunday 30th March 2014 - Palace Theatre
The world-renowned Russian Ice Stars brings a new adaptation of this famous fantasy adventure by J.M. Barrie. Wendy, Michael and John are visited in the nursery by Peter Pan himself, who teaches them to fly with the help of Tinker Bell, and takes them on a magical journey to Never Land.
Friday 28th & Saturday 29th March 2014 - The Edge Chorlton
The story of a King and Queen desperate for a child, and a fairy who grants their wish. But when the fairy is not invited to their new baby Rose's christening she casts a different kind of spell. Suitable for age 3+.
The Victorian and Edwardian eras' finest chillers and thrillers live again! Combining innovative use of multi-media technology and a plethora of exciting acting talent, Don't Go into the Cellar! theatre company bring new adaptations of nineteenth-century literature's greatest ghost and horror stories. Suitable for age 11+
Wednesday 9th to Sunday 13th April 2014 - Salford Arts Theatre
Titus lives with his mother Angela and orphan Miranda . Titus obeys every rule but the older Miranda wants some questions answered – would their hands really turn into claws if they had kippers for breakfast? Would she go egg shaped is she broke an egg. AUDIENCE 7 UPWARDS.
Thursday 10th to Saunday 13th April 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
See the Warner Bros' Cartoon classic come to life as Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Fred, Velma and Daphne arrive in Egypt, where they must solve the mystery of Pharaoh Hatchepsout's Pyramid. With hilarious physical comedy, popular tunes and special effects, this is fun for the whole family.
Friday 11th & Saturday 12th April 2014 - Opera House, Manchester
Have you ever wondered how good you'd be at your dream job? Opera House pantomime favourite Tam Ryan and renowned actor John Thompson want to find out. They'll be hosting some special guests and learning some new skills in this show full of fun for the whole family.
Sunday 13th April 2014 - Phones 4u Arena, Manchester
Starring Justin Fletcher MBE, Mr. Tumble, Mister Maker, Mr. Bloom and the ZingZillas, CBeebies Live! The Big Band brings together some of your best loved CBeebies' characters in a music - themed spectacle, which is sure to have pre-schoolers rocking in the aisles!
Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd May 2014 - Palace Theatre
Book early for a glittering family treat. Join the woolly sheep, the hairy hog, the fat red hen and the dainty dog in this brand new stage adaptation of Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks ' colourful farmyard adventure. With live music, puppetry, plenty of audience participation and lots of laughs!
Thursday 29th to Saturday 31st May 2014 - The Lowry, Salford Quays
Meet Gran. She bakes. She knits. You’d never guess she was Pirate! 'Pirating isn't the life for everyone, but Gran says if you don't mind sleeping in a hammock and being called Scary Mary, then it's a career more girls should think about.'
Ant & Dec have announced they will be bringing their prime time award-winning ITV show Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway to Manchester. The show will be packed with special guests, amazing prizes to be won and of course lots of surprises for the audience.
Don't miss the spectacular FINAL Arena Tour of the Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds - Alive on Stage. Conducted by Jeff Wayne, the most ambitious production yet will feature Liam Neeson in 3D holography, Jason Donovan, Westlife's Brian McFadden, Les Miserables' Carrie Hope Fletcher and remarkable special effects!
Friday 5th December 2014 to Sunday 4th January 2015 - Opera House
STARRING PRISCILLA PRESLEY! The highlight of the Christmas calendar with this year's Pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Packed with brilliant slapstick, hilarious comedy, stunning sets and sensational songs, our panto has become a must-see Christmas tradition.