This time round it also stars the city’s own Tupele Dorgu as Velma Kelly, along with Ali Bastian as Roxie Hart, Stefan Booth as Billy Flynn and Bernie Nolan as Mama Morton.
The tragic tale of Mary Queen of Scots is the focus of a play at the Brewery in Kendal next Thursday.
The Faction Theatre Company stages Mary Stuart, penned in 1800 by German playwright Friedrich Schiller, providing a contemporary take on the the 16th century Queen of Scotland whose brief spell on the throne resulted in disastrous marriages, murder and war.
Northern Broadsides will be as bold as brass when they satirise local authority politics in their new production at The Dukes in Lancaster next week.
A Government Inspector is a Yorkshire take on Gogol’s satire and features the unique brand of Northern inventiveness, humour—and a brass band—for which this acclaimed touring company is famous.
Manchester gets it first again this week, with the UK premiere of 9 to 5 the Musical, written by one of the original film’s biggest stars Dolly Parton at the Opera House.
It’s the fourth production to open in Manchester, following Ghost—The Musical, All New People starring Zach Braff and Monkee Business as part of Ambassador Theatre Group’s Manchester Gets it First initiative.
Salford-based Happystorm Theatre stages its biggest, most ambitious project yet when Borderline Vultures opens at a “secret Salford Quays location”.
One of the performers is Matthew Ganley, winner of a Manchester Theatre Award for Best Studio Performance.
Manchester’s JB Shorts is a mini festival of theatre that has now become a ‘must see’ on the city’s cultural calendar.
After seven sell-out seasons and no less than 42 world premières, it’s back next week with six more short plays by top TV writers. All for just £6—a pound per play.
The Right Ballerina, at The Lowry next Friday and Saturday, is inspired by the true story of Simone Clarke, one of Britain's top ballerinas, who was outed by The Guardian as a member of the BNP and forced to resign.
The play takes this as a starting point but controversially uses it to explore liberal fundamentalism.
The Lowry in Salford hosts the world première of Rambert’s Labyrinth of Love Tour next Wednesday.
Inspired by the love poems and prose of eight women, Marguerite Donlon’s new dance aims to create a reflection of the hope, sadness and humour associated with the heart.