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Best Selling & Most Popular Shows In Manchester...
Matilda The Musical Sept 18 - Nov 24 2018 - Palace Theatre
Shrek The Musical Jan 16 - 28 2018 - Palace Theatre
Wicked The Musical Dec 4 2018 to Jan 5 2019 - Palace Theatre
Elf The Musical Nov 25 2017 - Jan 7 2018 - The Lowry
War Horse 2018 Jun 13 - 30 - The Lowry
Derren Brown: Underground Aug 3 - 5 - The Lowry
Take That May 18-20 & 25-27 - Manchester Arena
The Band - Produced by Take That Sept 8 - 30 2017 - Opera House
Harry Potter Concert May 16 2017 - Manchester Arena
The Commitments Mar 27 - Apr 8 2017 - Palace Theatre
Ghost The Musical Oct 25 - 29 - Palace Theatre
The Lady Boys Of Bangkok Jun 9-24 - Sabai Pavilion
 
 
 
 
New Manchester Shows Added This Week...
(updated May 18)
Miss Saigon Mar 21 - May 12 2018 - Palace Theatre
The Tenderloins Oct 5 2017 - Manchester Arena
WWE Raw / Smackdown Nov 6 - 7 2017 - Manchester Arena
Ricky Gervais Jul 4 - Apollo
Marilyn Manson Dec 4 - Apollo
The National Sept 22 - 23 - Apollo
The Charlatans Dec 2 - Apollo
PVRIS Nov 28 - Apollo
Rob Brydon Sept 21 - Palace Theatre
Moscow City Ballet Swan Lake Mar 1 2018 - Palace Theatre
Tap Factory Oct 2 - Opera House
Rip It Up Oct 13 - The Bridgewater Hall
 
 
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What's On At The Palace Theatre, Manchester
Dirty Dancing at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Sister Act at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Matilda The Musical at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Wicked at The Palace Theatre, Manchster
Million Dollar Quartet May 15-20 Rob Brydon Sept 21
Beyond The Barricade May 21 Son Of A Preacher Man Sept 26-30
Thoroughly Modern Millie May 22-27 The Carpenters Story Oct 1
The Chicago Blues Brothers May 28 Song Of The Earth/La Sylphide
King Of Pop May 29 Joseph & The... Oct 17-21
The Buddy Holly Show May 30 - Jun 3 Sunset Boulevard Oct 23 - Nov 4
Islands In The Stream Jun 4 The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show Nov 5
Mercury Jun 7 Spamalot Nov 7 - 11
The Illegal Eagles Jun 9 Cilla - The Musical Nov 21 - 25
Available Light Jul 6 - 8 Nativity The Musical Nov 29 - Dec 3
Dirty Dancing Jul 10-22 Beautiful Dec 12 2017 - Jan 6 2018
Sister Act 2017 Jul 24-29 Shrek The Musical Jan 16 - 28 2018
Bring It On The Musical Sept 6 - 16 Flashdance Feb 12-17 2018
Funny Girl Aug 7-19 Swan Lake Mar 1 2018
Tori Amos Oct 5 Miss Saigon Mar 21 - May 12 2018
The Roy Orbison Story Oct 6 Matilda Sep 18 - Nov 24 2018
The Rod Stewart Story Oct 7 Wicked Dec 4 2018 to Jan 5 2019
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Opera House
The Crucible at the Opera House, Manchester
Gangsta Granny at the Opera House, Manchester
The Wipers Times at the Opera House, Manchester
The Crucible May 8-13 2017 The Magic Of Motown Oct 27 2017
The Wedding Singer May 15-20 2017 Meat Loaf Story Oct 28 2017
Not Dead Enough May 22-27 2017 The Wipers Times Oct 31-Nov 4 2017
Out Of Order May 29 - June 3 A Judgement In Stone Nov 13 - 18 2017
Gangsta Granny Jun 7-11 2017 Elvis World Tour Nov 19 2017
My First Ballet Cinderella Jul 26 - 30 Love Letters Nov 20 - 25 2017
The Band Sep 8 - 30 No Such Thing As A Fish Nov 26 2017
The ELO Experience Oct 3 Crazy For You Nov 28 - Dec 2 2017
One Night Of Queen Oct 4 Dick Whittington Dec 9 2017 - Jan 7 2018
Sensational 60's Experience Oct 5 Strangers On A Train Feb 5 - 10 2018
Whitney Queen Of The Night Oct 6 Iconic The Show Mar 8 2018
ABBA Mania Oct 7 2017 La Traviata Mar 9 2018
Tango Moderno Oct 17 - 21 2017 Madama Butterfly Mar 10 2018
The Waterboys Oct 22 2017 Rigoletto Mar 11 2018
Midge Ure... Oct 25 2017 The Story Of The Dubliners Mar 18
Fastlove Oct 26 2017 Hairspray Mar 26 to Apr 7 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays
Jon Richardson at the Lowry
The Addams Family at the Lowry
Elf The Musical at the Lowry
The Gruffalo at the Lowry
Happily Ever After May 21-22 Russell Brand Aug 1
John Bishop Jason Manford May 27 Room On The Broom Aug 1 - 27
Jon Richardson May 29 & 31 Derren Brown Aug 3 - 5
Dinosaur World May 29 & 31 The Wiggles Aug 4
The British Soap Awards Jun 3 The Addams Family Aug 29 - Sep 9
Pam Ann Jun 4 Ray Mears Oct 8 2017
The Play That Goes Wrong Jun 5-10 Joel Dommett Oct 18 2017
La Cage Aux Folles Jun 13-17 Slavas Snow Show Oct 24-29 2017
Jane McDonald Jun 11 Cabaret Nov 7 to 11 2017
Barbara Nice Jun 11 Gareth Malone Nov 12 2017
Elkie Brooks Jun 18 Elf Nov 25 2017 to Jan 7 2018
Shirley Valentine Jun 19-24 Around The World In 80... Dec 5 - Jan 7
Beverley Knight Jun 29 The Gruffalo Dec 6 2017 - Jan 7 2018
Fantastic Mr Fox Jul 5-9 Opera North's Madama Butterfly Mar 6-8
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Jul 23 Opera North's Don Giovanni Mar 7 - 9 2018
The Railway Children Jul 25 - 30 Titanic May 7 - 12 2018
Tiger Who Came To Tea Jul 27 - 30 War Horse 2018 Jun 13 - 30 2018
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Royal Exchange Theatre
Persuasion at Royal Exchange Theatre
Twelfth Night Apr 13 - May 20  
Persuasion May 25 - Jun 24  
MIF Fatherland Jul 1-15  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Arena
Russell Howard at the Manchester Arena
Lady Gaga at the Manchester Arena
John Bishop at the Manchester Arena
Steps at the Manchester Arena
Paul Weller at the Manchester Arena
Take That May 18-20 & 25-27 2017 Lady Gaga Oct 17 2017
Ariana Grande May 22 2017 Legends Live Oct 19 2017
Professor Brian Cox May 21 2017 J. Cole Oct 21 2017
KISS May 30 2017 Emeli Sande Oct 22 2017
WWE Live presents NXT Live! Jun 6 Metallica Oct 28 2017
Kings Of Leon Jun 9 2017 Jamiroquai Nov 2 2017
Kevin Hart Jun 15 2017 WWE Raw Nov 6 2017
Nashville In Concert Jun 17 2017 WWE Smackdown Nov 7 2017
Celine Dion Jun 25 2017 Alice Cooper Nov 15 2017
Key 103 Summer Live Jul 15 2017 Deep Purple Nov 18 2017
Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Jul 22 2017 Little Mix Nov 21 - 22 2017
Radiohead Jul 4-5 2017 John Bishop Nov 24-25 2017
Blink 182 Jul 14 2017 Elvis Nov 28 2017
Paw Patrol Live! Aug 19-20 2017 Gorillaz Dec 1 2017
BROS Aug 22 2017 Steps Dec 2 & 3 2017
John Legend Sept 16 2017 Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Dec 7 2017
World's Strongest Man Sept 30 2017 Queen + Adam Lambert Dec 9 2017
Neil Diamond Oct 1 2017 Pete Tong Dec 14 2017
Lady Antebellum Oct 4 2017 Chris Rock Jan 11 2018
The Tenderloins Oct 5 2017 Paul Weller Mar 1 2018
Disney On Ice Oct 11-15 2017 Michael McIntyre Apr 20-21 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The O2 Apollo, Manchester
Jimmy Carr at the Manchester Apollo
ZZ Top at the Manchester Apollo
Roy Chubby Brown at the Manchester Apollo
Russell Brand at the Manchester Apollo
Anastacia May 27 2017 London Grammar - Oct 20 2017
Penn and Teller Jun 10 2017 Weezer Oct 25 2017
Jimmy Carr Jun 16 2017 Greg Davies Oct 26 - 28 2017
Paramore Jun 18 2017 Harry Styles Nov 1 2017
The MacCabees Jun 28 2017 Father John Misty Nov 5 2017
Ricky Gervais Jul 4 2017 The War On Drugs Nov 12 2017
Ghazal Bahaar Jul 8 2017 Jools Holland Nov 18 2017
ZZ Top Jul 25 2017 Hacienda Classical Nov 25 2017
Miranda Lambert Aug 19 2017 Status Quo Nov 26 2017
Queens Of Comedy Sep 2 2017 PVRIS Nov 28 2017
Leftfield May 20 2017 The Charlatans Dec 2 2017
Ne-Yo Sep 13 2017 Chris Rea Dec 3 2017
Ryan Adams Sep 14 2017 Bananarama Dec 6 2017
Ben Portsmouth Sep 15 2017 Roy Chubby Brown Dec 15 2017
Sigur Ros Sep 16 - 18 2017 UB40 Dec 17 2017
Gabriel Iglesias Sep 28 2017 The Bootleg Beatles - Dec 20
The Australian Pink Floyd Oct 7 2017 Russell Brand - May 1 2018
The Pretenders Oct 13 2017 Foreigner - May 12 2018
Train - Oct 19 2017 Jason Manford - Jun 15 + 16 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

The Sound Of Musicals May 12 The Best Of James Bond Oct 1
Glenn Miller Orchestra May 14 Last Night Of The Proms Oct 14
Imelda May May 20 Squeeze Oct 30
Simple Minds May 23 Celtic Woman Oct 31
David Holfgott May 27 Sixties Gold Nov 1
The Cranberries May 28 ABC Nov 2
Kevin & Karen Dance Jun 11 Space Spectacular Nov 11
Idina Menzel Jun 18 Goldie Nov 14
Kraftwerk 3-D Jun 19 Karl Jenkins Nov 19
Jackson Browne Jun 30 John Mayall Nov 21
Tony Bennett Jul 5 Rhiannon Giddens Nov 23
It Was 50 Years Ago Today... Jul 14 Collabro Nov 30
Peace Train The Cat Stevens Story Sept 5 John Wilson Dec 12
Travis Sept 9 Katherine Jenkins Dec 14
Neil Sedaka Sept 15 Steven Wilson Mar 31 2018
La La Land In Concert Sept 21 Remembering Fred May 13 20187
Suzanne Vega Sept 30  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The RNCM, Manchester
Brad Mehldau Trio May 17 Indigo Girls Jul 20
Brandy Clark Oct 22
Ron Sexsmith May 28 Newton Faulkner Nov 7
Thea Gilmore Jun 4 Lau Nov 24
Saint Etienne Jun 11 John Bramwell Dec 15
Rick Wakeman Jun 25 Eliza Carthy Dec 20
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Comedy Store, Manchester
New Stuff Second & Last Sunday of the Month
The Best In Stand Up Friday & Saturday
New Comedians Third Sunday of the Month
King Gong First Sunday of the Month
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Contact Theatre, Manchester
The Contact Theatre
Turn: A Dance Microfestival - Apr 28  
Thick Richard - May 3 - 6  
James Wilton Dance - May 16 & 17  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Dancehouse, Manchester
Tom Green
Tom Green - Jun 11 Paul Chowdhry - Oct 14 & Nov 4
Arlene! - Sept 20 Nick Helm - Oct 21
Vir Das - Sep 22  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Ritz, Manchester
Periphery May 19 Strange Waves II Sep 2
Whiskey Myers May 20 The Psychedelic Furs Sep 3
Chronixx May 21 Kip Moore Oct 3
Mew May 22 Loyle Carner Oct 12
Ward Thomas May 24 Lethal Bizzle Oct 14
Skunk Anansie May 27 Heels Of Hell Oct 22
Shriekback May 31 Gov't Mule Oct 26
The Skids Jun 2 Mount Kimbie Oct 28
North West Calling Jun 3 Mo Nov 25
Whitney Jun 4 The Lemon Twigs Nov 10
Vintage Trouble Jun 6 Milky Chance Nov 11
Mr Eazi Jun 14 Insane Clown Posse Nov 17
Mark Lanegan Band Jun 21 From The Jam Nov 18
Brutus Gold & The Love Train Jun 23 The Divine Comedy Nov 28
Old Crow Medicine Show Jun 24 The Twang Dec 1
Cabbage Jul 1 Frank Carter & The Rattle Snakes Dec 3
Popcaan Jul 2 Scouting For Girls Dec 5
Cold War Kids Jul 7 Fish Dec 9
Kate Nash Aug 4 Scruff Of The Next Dec 14
Star Shaped Festival Aug 19 A Certain Ratio Dec 16
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Manchester Academy
The Kooks at the Manchester Academy
New Found Glory Sept 29 Peter Hook Dec 15
Belinda Carlisle Oct 6 HIM Dec 16
Gary Numan Oct 13 Slade Dec 17
Happy Mondays Dec 13 Shed Seven Dec 22
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Band On The Wall, Manchester
Mr Scruff at the Band On The Wall
The Travelling Band May 5 Craig Charles May 27
Mr Scruff Keep It Unreal May 6 CHAMPS May 30
Jane Weaver May 19 Martyn Joseph Jun 1
Phil Rudd (AC/DC) May 21  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Z-arts
Beasty Baby at Z-Arts
   
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Mar 4  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Stockport Plaza
Robin Hood at the Stockport Plaza
Robin Hood - Apr 5
Albert Lee - Mar 13
ABBAMania - Mar 30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Middleton Arena
Derek Ryan - May 19 Dave Spikey - Nov 24
Ed Byrne - Nov 20  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Heywood Civic Centre
Showaddywaddy
Spamalot - Mar 14-18
Cuillin Sound - Mar 25
Showaddywaddy - Dec 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Octagon, Bolton
Cinderella at the Octagon, Bolton
Ashes Feb 23 - Mar 11 Talking Heads Jun 8 - Jul 8
Winter Hill May 11-Jun 3 A Christmas Carol Nov 17-Jan 13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At The Oldham Coliseum Theatre
Sleeping Beauty at the Oldham Coliseum
Meat Pie, Sausage Roll Mar 3 - 25
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At King George's Hall, Blackburn
Georges Comedy Club at the King George's Hall
George's Comedy Club Various Dates
Afternoon Music Hall Various Dates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Pyramid & Parr Hall, Warrington
Jimmy Carr at the Pyramid and Parr Hall, Warrington
G4 Mar 2 Shakin Stevens Mar 19
Seth Lakeman Mar 11 Jimmy Carr Sept 23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What's On At Other Theatres In Manchester
Robbie Williams
Parklife 2017
The Crystal Maze - Old Granada Studios - ends Jun 30 2017
Robbie Williams - Etihad Stadium - Jun 2 & 3 2017
The Ladyboys Of Bangkok - Sabai Pavilion - Jun 9 - 24 2017
Parklife 2017 - Heaton Park - Jun 10 & 11 2017
Rick Astley - EventCity - Jul 2 2017
Arcade Fire - Castlefield Bowl - Jul 6 2017
Foodies Festival with Top Chefs - Tatton Park - Jul 14-16 2017
 
 
 
 
   
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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