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Vote For SPRING AWAKENING!

It's the best start to the year we could ask for! Our fantastic production of Spring Awakening, which played in 2018 to astounding critical and audience reaction, has the honour of being nominated for not one, but two incredible awards! Firstly,...

It's the best start to the year we could ask for! Our fantastic production of Spring Awakening, which played in 2018 to astounding critical and audience...

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

I sat down to write this blog a few days ago but didn’t have chance to publish it before the awful events that took place in Manchester on Monday 22nd May. Our thoughts are with all of the people and families that were affected by the attack; those who have...

I sat down to write this blog a few days ago but didn’t have chance to publish it before the awful events that took place in Manchester on Monday 22nd May....

A Year at Hope Mill Theatre

‘Are you excited?! It’s the last day before Christmas!’ We’ve still got three days of shows left so I was a bit perplexed as to why this was the first thing Joe said to me when I came into work today. But it did make me think that maybe it would be a...

‘Are you excited?! It’s the last day before Christmas!’ We’ve still got three days of shows left so I was a bit perplexed as to why this was the first...

A Mid-Year Reflection

It’s usually traditional to do a ‘let’s look back at the past year’ blog post on New Year’s morning, when you’re surrounded by the remnants of last night’s party and full of the kind of optimism that only the clock striking midnight on the 31st...

It’s usually traditional to do a ‘let’s look back at the past year’ blog post on New Year’s morning, when you’re surrounded by the remnants of last...

Summer Intensive Acting Workshop 8th – 14th August at Hope Mill Theatre

Hot off the heels of our first in-house production Parade the Musical, which sold out on multiple nights and received rave reviews in Manchester and beyond (you can read one incredible write up by Nortwestend here), we decided to put together a week long...

Hot off the heels of our first in-house production Parade the Musical, which sold out on multiple nights and received rave reviews in Manchester and beyond...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

OUR FIRST EVER BLOG POST

We can’t believe it’s been 5months since Hope Mill Theatre opened its doors, it’s just too incredible to believe. Before we moved into our Grade II listed building Hope Mill was a cold, empty warehouse with nothing inside but a bar (and a family of...

We can’t believe it’s been 5months since Hope Mill Theatre opened its doors, it’s just too incredible to believe. Before we moved into our Grade II...

Hope Mill Theatre Instagram!

  • ‪Our musical HAIR is touring in 2019 with an incredible cast and coming to the @PalaceAndOpera 🤭 We could not be more excited! Follow @Hair50UK on Twitter for tour updates and rehearsal snaps! 🎭👌‬
  • A new year and a new us! 
HMT are making some changes before launching into the 2019 season! Here’s a sneak peek... Hope you’re as excited as we are 💪🎭😎 #renovations #2019 #theatre #ancoats
  • We could not be more excited about our 2019 season! Feast your eyes on our “What’s On” page to book your theatre trips this year. 
And we have exciting announcements on the way involving Northern premieres, ambitious new writing and returning companies. 🎭🍷🎉 https://hopemilltheatre.co.uk/whats-on/
  • A sneak peek from @shayster57 who joined us for #Proof today! It’s #OpeningNight #Manchester!
  • Our team are doing an incredible job at the #GetIn for #Proof! We look forward to welcoming @shayster57 this evening to capture dress rehearsal. We open TOMORROW #Manchester so get booking for this powerful, Pulitzer Prize-winning play 🎭 #whatsonmanchester #mancmade
  • #PROOF costume fittings happening in the Mill today 👌👌 Designs by @frankiegerrard Opening Tuesday the 27th 🎭