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What's On at Manchester Opera House, Manchester

The Mousetrap

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 1 - Saturday 3 December 2022
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is the world's longest-running play. This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time... case closed! As news spreads of a murder in London, a...

The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 10 - Saturday 31 December 2022
Comedy superstar Jason Manford will lead the cast in The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan in the role of Captain Hook, joined by returning Manchester panto favourite Ben Nickless as Smee. The Pantomime Adventures of Peter Pan is brought t...

Wolf and Owl Live

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 5 January 2023
After promising listeners for months, they are actually adding a couple more live dates: Romesh Ranganathan and Tom Davis are bringing their hit podcast Wolf & Owl to London and Manchester. For those sweet sweet souls who listen to the podc...

Jurassic Live

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 January 2023
Featuring mind blowing special effects, a brand new show for 2023, professional puppeteers and the UK's most realistic dinosaurs this 90 minute full stage production isn't a show to miss! Jurassic Live really is the greatest dinosaur show o...

Raise the Roof

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 14 January 2023
See one of the world's most famous songs 'Jind Mahi' featured in the film 'Bend It Like Beckham' performed by "King of Bhangra" Malkit Singh MBE, along with Arjun, the pioneer of Hindi/R&B Fusion, captivating audiences all over the world, a...

Nerubashenko Ballet - Swan Lake

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 19 - Friday 20 January 2023
Ballet lovers and newcomers alike will find joy and spectacle in the classical delights of Nerubashenko Ballet's presentations. Swan Lake is a timeless tale: Prince Siegfried falls in love with Odette, Queen of the Swans but is tricked into...

Nerubashenko Ballet - The Nutcracker

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 21 January 2023
Ballet lovers and newcomers alike will find joy and spectacle in the classical delights of Nerubashenko Ballet's presentation of the The Nutcracker, a festive treat for all the family.  This season the Smirnov-Golovanov (Moscow City Balle...

Ellen Kent's Madama Butterfly

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 26 January 2023
Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. Back by overwhelming public demand, this a...

Ellen Kent's La Bohème

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Friday 27 January 2023
Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. Directed by Ellen Kent, this brand new pro...

Ellen Kent's Aida

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 28 January 2023
Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent Production featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv, with international soloists, highly-praised chorus and full orchestra. Aida, the grandest of all Ellen Kent's ope...

Mamma Mia!

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 31 January - Saturday 11 February 2023
Sophie's quest to discover the father she's never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they'll never forget. Whatever age you are, you can't help but have the time of you...

Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 18 February 2023
Endorsed by Rod's own family, Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres in 2023 with its hotly anticipated new production. Direct from the West End, the show brings to the stage an incredible live concert celeb...

The Rocky Horror Show

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Monday 20 - Saturday 25 February 2023
The Rocky Horror Show is a guaranteed party and features timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting, show-stopping Time Warp. The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean c...

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Sunday 26 February 2023
The Chicago Blues Brothers have put the band back together and are 'Cruisin for a Bluesin' taking you to the music capitals of the USA for one night of spectacular live music. This award-winning tribute to Jake & Elwood Blues is bringing yo...

Sounds of the 60's Live with Tony Blackburn

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 28 February 2023
An evening of 60s classics performed by the Sounds Of The 60s All Star Band & Singers, hosted by Radio 2's legendary DJ, Tony Blackburn. The show features stories and songs from the most loved decade. Every week, more than a million people ...

The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Wednesday 1 March 2023
Featuring the classical reimaginings of a 13-piece Chamber Orchestra, guests will be able to re-live and experience some of the most well-known and well-loved Rock & Metal songs from the last 40 years, including the likes of Metallica, Led ...

The Psychology of Serial Killers

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 2 March 2023
Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology's most troubling topics. During this talk, you will discover how serial killers are classified. What are the differences between lust killers like the BTK (B...

Sing-a-Long-a Encanto (U)

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Sunday 5 March 2023
Gather la Familia! It's time to celebrate something truly Magical. From the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-Long-a Frozen the brand new smash hit film musical of 2021 about the Family Madigral with lyrics on screen that...

Menopause The Musical 2

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 7 March 2023
With an all-star cast to be announced, we present Menopause the Musical 2 - Cruising Through Menopause. In this hilarious sequel to smash-hit Menopause the Musical, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four characters for ...

Death Drop - Back In The Habit

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 9 - Sunday 12 March 2023
The Sound of Music meets Scary Movie in this jam-packed, riotous comedy. Death Drop is the hilarious thriller which pays homage to all your favourite horror films - from IT to Scream and everything in-between. An unwanted visitor to the Con...

Rock of Ages

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 14 - Saturday 18 March 2023
Here we go again! The smash hit musical is back in the UK. Rock of Ages is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true!...

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 21 - Saturday 25 March 2023
You're going to speak more than 123 million words in your lifetime. What will you do when they run out?Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is a tender and funny rom-com about what we say, how we say it, and what happens when we can't say any...

An Evening with Priscilla Presley

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Sunday 2 April 2023
Actress and businesswoman Priscilla Presley embarks on her first UK Tour of her An Evening with Priscilla Presley. Priscilla is the former wife of Elvis Presley, as well as co-founder and former chairwoman of Elvis Presley Enterprises, the ...

Ryan Adams

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 15 April 2023
The 7 time Grammy nominated North Carolina indie folk rock star, famed for being one of music's most talented songwriters and charismatic stars, has sold millions of records, produced albums for some of the industry's most influential artis...

The Official RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series Four Tour

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Wednesday 19 April 2023
Drag Royalty will werk their way across the UK in 2023 with The Series 4 Tour of RuPaul's Drag Race UK, for a night of endless extravaganza. The winner and top two finalists of RuPaul's Drag Race UK Series 4 are yet to be announced but t...

Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 20 - Saturday 22 April 2023
Seen by over 22 million people worldwide Forget feel good, Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story is feel great! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly?s story, from his ...

Johannes Radebe - Freedom Unleashed

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Wednesday 26 April 2023
Following on from his sell-out debut tour in 2022, TV dancing sensation and international champion Johannes Radebe is hosting a party like no others in this electrifying brand-new production for 2023. Freedom Unleashed sees the 'Irresistibl...

Steve Steinman's Anything For Love - The Meat Loaf Story

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 27 April 2023
For over 30 years Steve Steinman has been filling theatres and concert halls worldwide with his incredible production shows. Steve returns performing over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman's greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Cro...

A Country Night in Nashville

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 29 April 2023
With songs including Ring Of Fire, Crazy, Follow Your Arrow, It's Five O'Clock Somewhere, Need you Now, 9-5, and The Gambler to name just a few, this incredible celebration of country music is a night not to be missed. Recreating the energy...

Alyssa Edwards

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Friday 5 May 2023
Finally landing on this side of the world: sensation Alyssa Edwards and her sold out and critically acclaimed one-diva show! From Mesquite Texas to the global stage, Alyssa Edwards' life is a spectacle. From the Emmy-Award winning televisio...

The SpongeBob Musical

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 16 - Saturday 20 May 2023
COMING TO THE MANCHESTER OPERA HOUSE (TUE 16 - SAT 20 MAY 2023) Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and became the hottest star on Broadway? Why, it's SpongeBob and now he's getting ready to entertain and delight audiences all over the U...

Frankie Boyle

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Thursday 25 May 2023
The Scottish comedian is back on tour. Buy a ticket, because by the time he arrives, the currency will be worthless and you and your neighbours part of a struggling militia that could probably use a few laughs. Well known for his pessimisti...

The Commitments

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Monday 5 - Saturday 10 June 2023
The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul. Returning to tour the UK and Ireland 5 years after a phenomenally successful, record breaking run in London's West End and subsequent sell-out tour. The Commitments is based ...

Russell Howard

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Saturday 24 - Sunday 25 June 2023
Russell Howard, "one of the world's top comedians" (Sunday Times) is back for a brand new live tour of the UK in 2023. As we reel from one global crisis to the next, join Russell, 'the uplifting Comedy King', as he puts the world to rights ...


Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 18 - Sunday 23 July 2023
The international smash hit musical SIX is back! Multi award-winning with a spectacularly successful studio album adored on playlists across the globe, this sell-out Tudor take-off has 'an incredibly strong and powerful message. Boundary-pu...

Disney's Winnie The Pooh

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Monday 24 - Wednesday 26 July 2023
Disney's iconic Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and their best friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, and Owl (oh... and don't forget Tigger too!) have come to life in a beautifully crafted musical stage adaptation. Featuring the Sh...

The ELO Experience

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Friday 28 July 2023
The ELO Experience have been bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage for over 13 years. The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction - suffice to ...

Shrek The Musical

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 1 - Saturday 12 August 2023
Join our unlikely hero Shrek and his noble steed Donkey as they embark on a big, bright, musical adventure! Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musi...

The Drifters Girl

Manchester Opera House, Manchester
Tuesday 10 - Saturday 14 October 2023
Featuring an unbelievable soundtrack packed full of show-stopping Drifters hits, including Save The Last Dance For Me, Under The Boardwalk, Kissin' In The Back Row Of The Movies, Stand By Me, Come On Over To My Place and Saturday Night At T...
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