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Parade The Musical at Hope Mill Theatre

If you've popped into our cafe / bar the last couple of weeks you'll have undoubtedly overheard the enthusiastic cast of Parade rehearsing. After holding our Gala preview last Thurs we're certain it's set to be a success! Aria Entertainment, James Baker Productions and Hope Mill Theatre have joined forces to bring a hard-hitting, literary adaptation of Alfred Uhry's novel set a century ago in deep South America to Manchester, and it's lost none of it's fire or force. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUjjp3aaq9Y&app=desktop[/embed] Parade is a musical packed full of political intensity, exploring themes of power, deceit, judgement and America's darkest period of cultural history. At it's centre is Leo Frank, a Jewish man born in Georgia, accused of murdering a 13yr old g

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Weddings at Hope Mill Theatre

In January 2016 Hope Mill Theatre hosted its first ever wedding, and what an incredible day it was! Chris and Helen Monks were the lucky couple who got hitched at Manchester Town Hall and then held their evening reception in our space. Organised by our in-house wedding and event planner Stefanie Elrick from Alternative Weddings Mcr we had an industrial chic atmosphere that was a romantic as it was Mancunian. Read her blog and see pics from this very special day here. 2016 and 2017 is already full of wedding bookings and we look forward to welcoming Ceilidh bands, Samba bands, the Disco Shed DJ’s, Art Battle Manchester’s founders and much much more. Watch this space!

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Manchester Welcomes Hope Mill Theatre

Our first ever event was a very special (and somewhat bonkers) private party for a 30th birthday in Oct 2015. We had drag performers, aerial artists, lip-syncing cabaret and performers roaming all over and a very happy birthday girl in the middle! Holding the event on Halloween, the theme was ‘American Horror Story Hotel’, and our venue was turned into twisted playground for freaks and ghouls to frolic in. What a way to start! You can watch the video produced by Andreas Andrews Photography here: Then 2016 started with a BANG! We featured in a wonderful article by the MEN and another in The Stage. Needless to say these very complimentary write-ups brought us lots of great attention and afterwards things got very busy. As a result our 2016 programme is bursting with theatre with a n

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