Fri 30th November to Sat 20th April - Palace Theatre, Manchester
NOW EXTENDED UNTIL SATURDAY 20TH APRIL 2013. Disney’s The Lion King is a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, seen by over 65 million people and still drawing sell-out crowds at London’s Lyceum Theatre in its 13th year. Tickets are still avaiable for this show.
Sunday 24th March 2013 - Manchester Arena (MEN Arena)
Award-winning musical comedian Tim Minchin returns in the role of 'Judas Iscariot' alongside pop icon Melanie C as 'Mary Magdalene', BBC Radio 1's Breakfast Show host Chris Moyles as 'King Herod' and winner of ITV1's Superstar Ben Forster in the title role of 'Jesus'.
Monday 25th to Saturday 30th March 2013 - Opera House, Manchester
The worlds favourite Rock 'n' Roll musical, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show. Directed by Christopher Luscombe. 40th Anniversary Party Production. Starring Roxanne Pallett (Emmerdale), Rhydian (X Factor / We Will Rock You), and Oliver Thornton (Priscilla Queen Of The Desert).
Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 20th April 2013 - Opera House, Manchester
Don't miss CATS, Andrew Lloyd-Webber's extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical! This wonderful blend of fantasy, drama and romance is set on the night that the Jellicle Cats meet for the Jellicle Ball in a sparkling fusion of music, dance and verse.
Thursday 25th April 2013 - Palace Theatre, Manchester
A shy young boy from Liverpool is re-christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britain's best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin', his own band, Fury's Tornados, re-live his timeless hits - Last Night Was Made For Love, I Will, Jealousy, Halfway to Paradise and many more.
Monday 29th April to Saturday 4th May 2013 - Opera House, Manchester
The Olivier award-winning comedy is a sparkling night of music, divas and romance, written and directed by Jim Cartwright. Starring Beverley Callard (Coronation Street), Ray Quinn (Dirty Dancing, Grease, Legally Blonde) and introducing the sensational Jess Robinson as Little Voice.
Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11th May 2013 - Opera House, Manchester
The police, theatres and members of the public are here by warned to be vigilant and on the look out for two men dressed in black hats, black ties and sunglasses. Otherwise known as The Blues Brothers. They’re back and on a mission! Direct from a residency in Chicago and a US national tour.
Tue 21st May to Sat 15th June 2013 - Palace Theatre, Manchester
YES - IT'S BACK... Seen by millions across the globe this worldwide smash-hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.
Tuesday 2nd to Saturday 6th July 2013 - Stockport Plaza
Having enjoyed sensational reviews, Bill Kenwright's "Amazing", "Superb", "Wonderful" and "Brilliant" production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's sparkling family musical continues to enjoy huge success across the country.
Thu 12th Sept to Sat 16th Nov 2013 - Palace Theatre, Manchester
Wicked, the global musical phenomenon that has been casting its spell over audiences across the world for nearly a decade, flies into Manchester for a strictly limited run from September 2013. Manchester Gets It First premiere.