What’s On

The Wiz

Running 24th November 2021 - 16th January 2022

Running 24th November 2021 - 16th January 2022 This Christmas, Hope Mill Theatre are delighted to be staging the first new UK production of The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” in 10 years. With music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls,...

Running 24th November 2021 - 16th January 2022 This Christmas, Hope Mill Theatre are delighted to be staging the first new UK production of The Wiz: The Super...

Play Reading Club

Last Friday of the month, 11am - 1pm

Come and join us for monthly PLAY READING, on the last Friday of every month, 11am - 1pm. Play Reading is hosted by Janelle Thompson, with a fresh play every month. July's LIVE play reading will be: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. From July 2021, Play...

Come and join us for monthly PLAY READING, on the last Friday of every month, 11am - 1pm. Play Reading is hosted by Janelle Thompson, with a fresh play...

HOPE FEST: Matt & Phreds

17 July, 24 July, 1 August & 8 August

Matt & Phred’s presents 5 of the outstanding bands who play at their Northern Quarter venue. From Brazilian Jazz and Pop, to Swing, to Live Looping, to full-on Funk/Soul/Hip-Hop party-starters; there’s something for everyone. The carefully curated...

Matt & Phred’s presents 5 of the outstanding bands who play at their Northern Quarter venue. From Brazilian Jazz and Pop, to Swing, to Live Looping,...

HOPE FEST: Through the Mill Finalist Evening

Thursday 29 July, 7:30pm

Hope Mill Theatre's annual playwriting prize which launched last year and received over 500 submissions will see the finalists come together for an evening. The 12 finalists will share an excerpt of their pieces in front of an industry panel and mentor...

Hope Mill Theatre's annual playwriting prize which launched last year and received over 500 submissions will see the finalists come together for an...

HOPE FEST: Girls Night Out

Friday 30th July, 7:30pm

"GIRLS NIGHT OUT!” Socially distanced & totally fetch! Grab your girls and join the gang for a night out at Hope Fest! We're making it happen for the huns with music, comedy, cabaret, quizzes and cocktails. Celebrating the friendships that have...

"GIRLS NIGHT OUT!” Socially distanced & totally fetch! Grab your girls and join the gang for a night out at Hope Fest! We're making it happen for the...

HOPE FEST: The Sunday Boys

Sunday 1st August, 12pm

For over a year, Manchester's LGBTQ+ choir The Sunday Boys have been keeping you entertained with their digital offerings, including videos of Queen's 'I want to break free', Joni Mitchell's 'Urge for Going', and 'Distant Dream', a special collaboration with...

For over a year, Manchester's LGBTQ+ choir The Sunday Boys have been keeping you entertained with their digital offerings, including videos of Queen's 'I want...

HOPE FEST COMEDY GALA in Association with Nodding Dog Comedy

Saturday 31st July, 8pm

A star studded line up of comedy comes to the Hope Fest with a magnificent comedy gala, presented in association with Nodding Dog Comedy. With a packed bill featuring some of the UKs hottest comedy talents, those looking for some laughter after lockdown...

A star studded line up of comedy comes to the Hope Fest with a magnificent comedy gala, presented in association with Nodding Dog Comedy. With a packed bill...

HOPE FEST: Industry Minds Awards & Grad Fest

Sunday 1 August, 7:00pm

Audiences please note for booking: You will be asked to book in groups of 2, 4 or 6. To book an individual ticket, please contact Box Office on 0161 275 9141 or...

Audiences please note for booking: You will be asked to book in groups of 2, 4 or 6. To book an individual ticket, please contact Box Office on 0161...

Love Motown & HOPE FEST Closing Party

8 August, 2021

You are invited to attend our exclusive closing night of HOPE FEST & celebrate the re-opening of our musical RENT. Join us for a drink and a dance, with Love Motown, featuring Marcus Collins, Patron of our Theatre School. Love Motown is a live music...

You are invited to attend our exclusive closing night of HOPE FEST & celebrate the re-opening of our musical RENT. Join us for a drink and a dance, with...

HOPE FEST: Coyote Ugly Film Screening

Friday 23 July, 8pm

The HOPE FEST tent becomes the Coyote Ugly bar for one night only! Come and join us for a screening of the hit cult classic - with your ticket including TWO cocktails! Violet Sanford leaves her hometown of South Amboy, New Jersey, her father Bill, and...

The HOPE FEST tent becomes the Coyote Ugly bar for one night only! Come and join us for a screening of the hit cult classic - with your ticket including TWO...

HOPE FEST: Scripts Aloud Returns

Tuesday 3 August, 7:30pm

Manchester ADP relaunches their 'Scripts Aloud' events as part of Hope Mill Theatre's Outdoor Festival. Reviving successful short plays from their years of play sharing, this promises to be an evening of fun, vibrant, high quality local theatre, bought to...

Manchester ADP relaunches their 'Scripts Aloud' events as part of Hope Mill Theatre's Outdoor Festival. Reviving successful short plays from their years of...

HOPE FEST: A Celebration of Musical Theatre

Wednesday 4 August - Saturday 7 August

Hope Mill Theatre produces a new show celebrating the history of Musical Theatre, which will take the audience on a musical journey of song and dance. Directed by Kirk Jameson Written and conceived by Chris Burgess  Audiences please note for...

Hope Mill Theatre produces a new show celebrating the history of Musical Theatre, which will take the audience on a musical journey of song and...

OutStageUs

29 September - 2 October

Hive North are proud to present twelve electrifying brand new short plays and spoken word pieces by some of the UK's most exciting LGBTQ+ writers. This year's OutStageUs is an adventurous celebration of theatre addressing and exploring issues of sexuality...

Hive North are proud to present twelve electrifying brand new short plays and spoken word pieces by some of the UK's most exciting LGBTQ+ writers. This...

Forgotten Voices

18 & 19 October

Forgotten Voices is a one woman show that has been inspired by the life of Eva Moorhead Kadalie. She was from South Africa and was fighting for freedom a long time before Nelson Mandela. But history has forgotten Eva as is often the fate of women of colour....

Forgotten Voices is a one woman show that has been inspired by the life of Eva Moorhead Kadalie. She was from South Africa and was fighting for freedom a long...

HOPE FEST: Girl on Sax

Saturday 31st July

Girl on Sax takes over the HOPE FEST tent for a local exclusive residents only event. Residents, please note you also get 10% off food and drink at HOPE FEST! May is an award-winning, international, female saxophonist captivating audiences at private...

Girl on Sax takes over the HOPE FEST tent for a local exclusive residents only event. Residents, please note you also get 10% off food and drink at HOPE...

RENT

6th August - 19th September, 2021

RENT returns to Hope Mill Theatre LIVE in 2021 following a smash-hit online run in 2020! Directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, Spring Awakening)  Rent is a rock musical with music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson and is loosely based on Giacomo...

RENT returns to Hope Mill Theatre LIVE in 2021 following a smash-hit online run in 2020! Directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, Spring Awakening)  Rent is...

All Female Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6th - 16th October, 2021

After being postponed in 2020 due to Covid-19, All Female Shakespeare is back! Following their highly successful 'ROMEO & JULIET & 'HAMLET', Girl Gang Manchester and Unseemly Women return to Hope Mill Theatre this October, 2021. A marriage...

After being postponed in 2020 due to Covid-19, All Female Shakespeare is back! Following their highly successful 'ROMEO & JULIET & 'HAMLET', Girl...