What’s On

Closer

Love affairs, seduction, lies and betrayal play out as the characters struggle to find intimacy and security whilst still satisfying their innermost desires. An emotionally intense journey with the perfect balance of wit and humour. Page-2-Stage...

Love affairs, seduction, lies and betrayal play out as the characters struggle to find intimacy and security whilst still satisfying their innermost desires....

HAMLET

Girl Gang Manchester & Unseemly Women Present: They're back... Following last year's all-female production of 'Romeo and Juliet', Girl Gang Manchester return to Hope Mill Theatre this May. Young HAMLET returns home from university to discover...

Girl Gang Manchester & Unseemly Women Present: They're back... Following last year's all-female production of 'Romeo and Juliet', Girl Gang...

Unseemly Women

Thursday 9th @ 7:30pm & Friday 10th @ 2:30pm

Frailty, thy name is woman! In HAMLET, themes of female fragility and weakness run rampant, but aren’t the women we know resilient and robust? How can we blur lines and move boundaries in theatrical explorations of gender and the label of...

Frailty, thy name is woman! In HAMLET, themes of female fragility and weakness run rampant, but aren’t the women we know resilient and robust? How can we...

THE EXONERATED

6th - 16th of June

Written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen Taken from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, THE EXONERATED tells true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words. Moving between first-person...

Written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen Taken from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record, THE EXONERATED tells true stories of...

City 125: The Club With No History

Dreamshed Theatre is delighted to return to Hope Mill with Bill Cronshaw’s new show which takes a romp through City’s history in this, City’s 125th anniversary year. ‘It’s like a fairy tale!’ says the life-long Blue as he introduces us to...

Dreamshed Theatre is delighted to return to Hope Mill with Bill Cronshaw’s new show which takes a romp through City’s history in this, City’s 125th...

A Double-Bill Performance of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci

Thursday 23rd – Saturday 25th of May 2019

The City of Manchester Opera presents two short operas depicting dramatic tales of love, betrayal and revenge. Cavalleria Rusticana: Set in a village square in Sicily circa 1930, a villager Turiddu has returned from military service to find that his...

The City of Manchester Opera presents two short operas depicting dramatic tales of love, betrayal and revenge. Cavalleria Rusticana: Set in a village square...

All I See Is You

Bobby works on Woolies’ record counter. Ralph dreams of being a teacher. One kiss and they’re hooked. But it’s 1967 and their love is illegal. A National Octagon prizewinner set in Bolton and Manchester, inspired by real accounts of queer life from...

Bobby works on Woolies’ record counter. Ralph dreams of being a teacher. One kiss and they’re hooked. But it’s 1967 and their love is illegal. A...

Miss Julie

18th - 22nd of June, 2019

"We see everything about the characters, warts and all, and it is to the credit of the company that we are held, almost at times transfixed, by what we see." "In every way, this is a fine production of an important and powerful piece of theatre." - BRITISH...

"We see everything about the characters, warts and all, and it is to the credit of the company that we are held, almost at times transfixed, by what we...

Pests

24th - 29th of June

A brutal, authentic, hard-hitting drama about survival, love and trying to escape your past. Pink needs Rolly. Rolly needs Pink. Pink is sucked in and Rolly wants out but where do you find a compromise in between the zig-a-zig-ah? A story of two sisters...

A brutal, authentic, hard-hitting drama about survival, love and trying to escape your past. Pink needs Rolly. Rolly needs Pink. Pink is sucked in and Rolly...

An Indian Abroad

2nd - 3rd of July

“A shrewd and bitingly funny send-up of the ‘spiritual journey’” ★★★★ - PubTheatres Magazine "That Pariah Khan is a smart man. It’s a jaunty hour, full of well-timed gags yet beneath the joviality, there lies an acerbic...

“A shrewd and bitingly funny send-up of the ‘spiritual journey’” ★★★★ - PubTheatres Magazine "That Pariah Khan is a smart man. It’s a...

Preview – Richard Stott: Right Hand Man

4th - 5th of July

Richard was born lopsided with a birth defect called Poland Syndrome, which caused his left hand and chest to be underdeveloped. He’s done what Jeremy Beadle didn’t, a whole show about having one small hand. His comedy brings his story of “Being kind...

Richard was born lopsided with a birth defect called Poland Syndrome, which caused his left hand and chest to be underdeveloped. He’s done what Jeremy Beadle...

Men Chase Women Choose

6th & 7th of July

New from People Zoo Productions comes the devised 'Men Chase Women Choose' created by Sophie Giddens, Matt Holt & Eve Shotton. Men Chase Women Choose' is a sketch comedy exploring women, science and sex by debunking gender myths. Using film,...

New from People Zoo Productions comes the devised 'Men Chase Women Choose' created by Sophie Giddens, Matt Holt & Eve Shotton. Men Chase Women Choose'...

Perfectly Ordinary – A New Musical

Addiction and mental illness are growing problems in our ever-changing world. Perfectly Ordinary, a brand new British musical, examines these issues and asks what all of it really means. On a psychiatric ward somewhere in the UK, we meet a range of unique,...

Addiction and mental illness are growing problems in our ever-changing world. Perfectly Ordinary, a brand new British musical, examines these issues and...

All the Bens

31st of July & 1st of August

Ben likes Al, but Al says he’s straight. Al likes Henry, but not in that way. Besides, Al has other things to worry about. Like his girlfriend. And finding a job. And life. Henry likes the number 7. But then everything changes as Ben chases Al, Henry...

Ben likes Al, but Al says he’s straight. Al likes Henry, but not in that way. Besides, Al has other things to worry about. Like his girlfriend. And finding a...

JERRY SPRINGER – THE OPERA

Are you ready to dance, Manchester? JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA caused a storm when it came to the UK stage in 2005. In this new revival it promises to be a raucous and fresh production for 2019! Not for the faint-hearted or easily offended, expect chaos and...

Are you ready to dance, Manchester? JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA caused a storm when it came to the UK stage in 2005. In this new revival it promises to be a...

MAME

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed and Choreographed by Nick Winston Starring Tracie Bennett as 'Mame' Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E.Lee Music And Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the Novel by Patrick Dennis and the...

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed and Choreographed by Nick Winston Starring Tracie Bennett as 'Mame' Book by Jerome...

The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed by Johnathan O'Boyle Book by Allan Knee Music And Lyrics by Andre Catrini Produced in association with Timothy Cratchit Developmental LLC. The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit by...

An Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre production Directed by Johnathan O'Boyle Book by Allan Knee Music And Lyrics by Andre Catrini Produced in...

Hope Mill Theatre’s Play Reading Club

Open to all ages, all backgrounds and you don't have to be an actor to come and enjoy reading a variety of genres and plays old and new - but we are sure you'll feel like one afterwards. Next play reading is Friday 29th March at 11am, hosted by Gemma...

Open to all ages, all backgrounds and you don't have to be an actor to come and enjoy reading a variety of genres and plays old and new - but we are sure...

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