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.

Little Women

Thursday 9th November - Saturday 9th December

‘Little Women’, a timeless and captivating story, is brought to life in this glorious musical for its European Premiere at the Hope Mill Theatre.

Hope Mill Theatre’s Play Reading Club

Come and join our play reading club, on the last Friday of each month and read a variety of plays old and new!

Gypsy Queen

Monday 25th - Saturday 30th September 2017

‘Gypsy Queen’ arrives at Hope Mill Theatre direct from a tour that has included the Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival, the Brighton Fringe Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe and a three week run at the Kings Head Theatre, London.

You Forgot The Mince

Monday 2nd October 2017

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Imagine If Theatre Company return to Hope Mill Theatre with ‘You Forgot The Mince’.

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.

Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness!

Tuesday 10th - Saturday 14th October

People Zoo Productions present ‘Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness!’

What I Felt Whilst Under You

Tuesday 17th - Saturday 21st October 2017

Wonderhouse Theatre Company return to the Hope Mill with ‘What I Felt Whilst Under You’, a new play by award winning Manchester based writer David Gregan-Jones.

Be More Martyn

Sunday 22nd - Monday 23rd October 2017

Hope Theatre Company presents a unique event where we encourage our audience and the world to BE MORE MARTYN. Profits from both performances will be donated to Beacon Counselling, Beechwood Cancer Care Centre and Kidscan, in memory of Martyn.

Powerhouse Plays

Tuesday 24th - Friday 27th October 2017

We’re looking for submissions for ‘Powerhouse Plays’! Tuesday 24th – Friday 27th October!


Tuesday 31st October - Saturday 4th November 2017

A new piece of theatre using installation, multimedia and live performance to showcase the research of The University of Manchester’s Migration Lab.