Hope Mill Theatre

Whats On


Previews 25th - 27th August/ Runs 29th Aug to 23rd September

From the Producers that brought you, Parade, Hair and Yank we bring the Manchester Premiere of the Tony Award Winning Musical, PIPPIN. With a stunning score by Stephen Schwartz (composer of globally renowned musical Wicked) and the return of director Jonathan O’Boyle of our critically acclaimed Hair, we bring you this magical musical.

Hope Mill Theatre’s Play Reading Club

Friday 30th June

Come and join our play reading club, on the last Friday of each month and read a variety of plays old and new! This month’s club will be on Friday 30th June. Play to be announced!


Wednesday 28th June - Saturday 1st July 2017

ALRA presents ‘Decades’ by Leo Butler, Directed by Chris Hill.

There Is A War

Thursday 29th June - Saturday 1st July 2017

ALRA presents ‘There is a War’ by Tom Basden. Directed by Alyx Tole

The True History of The Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana, the Ugliest Woman in the World.

Tuesday 4th July - Sunday 9th July 2017

Watershed Productions present a revival of the original production of this unique theatrical entertainment, presented in absolute darkness

All I Want Is One Night

Tuesday 4th July - Sunday 9th July 2017

Watershed Productions, in association with The Royal Exchange Theatre, present an intoxicating new play with songs about the life and music of 1930s gay cabaret sensation Suzy Solidor.

Salford Belles

Monday 17th July - Saturday 22nd July

Living on the breadline in the backstreets of Salford was never destined to be glamorous but after a lifetime of cooking, cleaning, caring and conspiring, Queenie, Mary and Martha are at their wits end.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Tuesday 25th - Friday 28th July 2017

Following on from the success of ‘Urinetown’, Side by Side Productions return to Hope Mill Theatre with a charming and funny production of ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’.


Monday 7th - Wednesday 9th August 2017

Outstaged presents three nights of theatre and art, celebrating 50 years since the legalisation of homosexuality.

Edward and Eliza and The Smashing of the Van

Thursday 5th - Friday 6th October 2017

Straightforward Theatre Company present new writing by Eileen Murphy. Written to coincide with the 150th anniversary of real events, ‘Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van’ explores dilemmas that are still very relevant today.