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theatre Josie Long: Re-Enchantment
Contact | 3 March 2023

Josie Long’s brand-new show of stand-up is infused with humanity, compassion and some brief political rants.

theatre Snow Mouse
Z-arts | 16 – 31 December 2022

Join Z-arts this Christmas for Snow Mouse, an enchanting winter’s tale for children ages 0-4.

theatre Queer Contact
Contact | 4 – 18 February 2023

Contact celebrates queer culture with an extraordinary line-up of LGBTQ+ talent heading our way for Queer Contact 2023

performance Lady Bushra: Robbed
Contact | 17 February 2023

Don’t miss the chance to see the hilarious and iconic drag comedian Lady Bushra as this ‘teenage’ starlet takes you on quite the unique journey!

Part of Queer Contact

theatre An Audience with Milly-Liu
Contact | 16 February 2023

The cat’s out of the bag and Milly-Liu is ready to spill the beans on all your favourite celebrity pussies.

Part of Queer Contact

performance 50 Things That Shaped Me with Fisayo Akinade
Contact | 12 February 2023

Actor and Contact Alumni Fisayo Akinade (Heartstopper, Cucumber) explores the many different elements that have influenced his life and career.

Part of Queer Contact

performance Gallifrey Cabaret
Contact | 10 February 2023

Jump aboard the queerest TARDIS in time and space for a night of cosmic drag and cabaret, all inspired by the greatest TV show in the universe – DOCTOR WHO.

Part of Queer Contact

music RNCM Opera: Mansfield Park
Royal Northern College of Music | 26 March – 1 April 2023

RNCM’s opera students take on Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park with musical styles ranging from Philip Glass to Stephen Sondheim with hints of Benjamin Britten along the way.

theatre PUSH Festival
HOME | 20 January – 18 February 2023

HOME’s annual celebration of the North West’s creative talent, PUSH Festival, returns with four weeks of events and workshops.

theatre The Merchant of Venice (1936)
HOME | 15 – 25 March 2023

Tracy-Ann Obermanleads an incredible cast as morals, prejudice and power collide in this exciting retelling of one of Shakespeare’s best-known – and most controversial – plays.

theatre Song From Far Away
HOME | 22 February – 11 March 2023

Will Young returns to the stage in Manchester in this major new production of Song From Far Away by Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens and Mark Eitzel.

theatre Heathers The Musical
Palace Theatre | 8 – 12 August 2023

Following two smash hit London seasons and the WhatsOnStage award for Best Musical, Heathers the Musical heads to Manchester.

theatre My Fair Lady
Palace Theatre | 22 March – 1 April 2023

Following its critically acclaimed West End run, the Lincoln Center Theater’s multi-award-winning production of My Fair Lady is coming to Palace Theatre

theatre The King and I
Palace Theatre | 9 – 13 May 2023

The multi award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I returns to Manchester.

theatre The Dan Daw Show
HOME | 1 – 3 December 2022

The Dan Daw Show is a peep into living with shame while bursting with pride. A show about care, intimacy and resilience, about letting go and reclaiming yourself.

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