Friday 6th December 2013 to Sunday 5th January 2014
SPECIAL OFFER £20 TICKET OFFER FOR SELECTED DATES. Dick Whittington tells the rags to riches tale of a man & his cat on an exciting quest for fame & fortune. Featuring all the traditional pantomime ingredients; sensational songs, a live band, magic, dazzling dance routines, magnificent slapstick comedy & bags of audience participation!
Philip, Oliver and Sylvia exist in a complex love triangle which spans over half a century, living and loving simultaneously in 1958 and the present against a background of changing attitudes towards homosexuality.
Contains scenes of a sexual nature.
Brendan is once again set to dazzle audiences across the UK with his current show, Licence to Thrill. Join him and his cast of 20 musicians and dancers as they take you on a journey of music and dance in this spectacular night of theatre entertainment.
A phenomenally multi-talented cast come together to tell Buddy Holly's story, from his meteoric rise to fame to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Together they present two terrific hours of his greatest hits
Be transported to the French Riviera where two con men compete for a bet to swindle a millionaire soap heiress. Do they have any idea what they've let themselves in for? Starring Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound.
The show that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent is back with an awe-inspiring rock n roller coaster of show that flies like a bat out of hell to celebrate an astounding 18 years of shock 'n' roll.
La bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written. It tells the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer. This classic tale of Parisian love and loss features many famous arias.
Verdi's Aida - the grandest of all operas. Directed by Ellen Kent, & starring international soloists, this brand new production brings the hot, dusty plains and dramatic grandeur of ancient Egypt to the stage in Verdi’s classic love story of war, jealousy and revenge.
Barry Humphries, whose alter egos include inebriated cultural attaché, the Honorable Sir Les Patterson, the grandfatherly Sandy Stone, and Moonee Ponds' legendary housewife, Dame Edna Everage, comes to Manchester's Opera House as part a Farewell World tour.
The classic line-up of Phil Aldridge , Keith Atack , Jeff Green and Darin Murphy - the founder members of the Illegal Eagles - was completed in 2010 by the addition of Garreth Hicklin.
This tight-knit unit has been thrilling audiences nation-wide ever since.
With video projected scenes, incredible stage set, superb band and Steve Steinman's unique sense of humour and stage presence, the show will have you up on your feet and dancing in the aisles to all the greatest Meat Loaf hits.
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.
Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show, Dance 'Til Dawn! After wowing audiences across the country with Midnight Tango , the dazzling duo return in a sensational dance show straight from the Golden Age of Hollywood.
In the nine months before the outbreak of World War II, the Kindertransport ferried nearly 10,000, mainly Jewish children from Germany and Austria to safety. Many would never see their parents again. In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the Kindertransport, this is a timely and un-missable story of love and loss, past and present and hope for the future.
The show pays tribute to Don's career, his journey from Hackney to Hollywood and tells the stories behind the songs with special guest artists performing some of his best loved songs.
Songs like Born Free, Diamonds Are Forever & musicals like Sunset Boulevard, Billy and Aspects of Love.
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.
Have you ever wondered how you commit the perfect murder? Victor Smiley and his wife Joan have been married for a long time. But their marriage has reached crisis point and Victor has decided there is only one way to get Joan out of his life forever.
Music and Lyrics by Marc BolanThis brand new musical, inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, explodes onto the stage nearly four decades after the iconic star’s tragic death. Featuring some of the greatest pop songs ever written
Starring Warwick Davis and The Reduced Height Theatre Company.
Hilarious comic situations involving mistaken identity, doors and vicars but the comedy will be heightened by the fact that the cast are all under four foot tall!
Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young First World War soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon.
Welcome to our war: the true stories of British servicemen and women brought unflinchingly to life.
A soldier's view of service, injury and recovery. From the war in Afghanistan.
The play is a darkly comic, authentic and uplifting tale of survival.
After a massive sold out 2012 Tour, The Dreamboys are back with a their 2014 tour. This is one action packed night of Music, Muscle, Magic and Mayhem that will leave you breathless which you simply cannot afford to miss!!!
Riverdance 20th Anniversary Tour. With an incredible two decades of global success since the show first burst into the public's heart at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin in 1994, this is an unmissable chance for UK audiences.
Joan Rivers is an entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent. Not content with being just an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk-show host, Tony-nominated actress, best-selling author, playwright, she is also currently starring in the global TV favourite, Fashion Police.
Friday 5th December 2014 to Sunday 4th January 2015
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.