Theatre 1 Autumn 2023 – Spring 2024 Season

Book before Fri 14 July and get 20% off when booking three or more shows.*

We’re pleased to present our Autumn 2023 – Spring 2024 season for Theatre 1, an ambitious programme of exciting new HOME co-productions collaborating with venues and producers across the UK, as well as a number of acclaimed touring productions.

Dave Moutrey, Director and CEO of HOME, said: “I believe our audiences are in for a treat this season with several new ambitious and collaborative co-productions coming to our stages alongside acclaimed new touring work. This season revives and reinvents literary classics, presents uplifting new musicals and comedy, and amplifies important and often lesser heard, stories and voices. It is a programme full of warmth and joy and we look forward to sharing this work with you.”

Book today for three or more shows theatre shows and get 20% off your order.*

Friends’ booking from Wed 21 Jun
Members’ booking from Thur 22 Jun
General booking from Fri 23 Jun

*Terms and conditions apply. Click here for the full details.

Check out the full programme below!

Previously in this season

Rifco Theatre Company, HOME and Watford Palace Theatre presents

Frankie Goes To Bollywood

Rifco’s most ambitious musical yet, Frankie Goes to Bollywood is a breathtakingly colourful journey of romance, epic songs, and spectacular dance -  inspired by real…

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HOME presents

Work It Out

Introducing a new comedy-drama crafted by award-winning writer-performer Eve Steele, a bittersweet tale of triumph, friendship, and conquering inner demons.

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A Wise Children, Birmingham Rep, HOME Manchester, Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and York Theatre Royal co-production presents

Blue Beard

Emma Rice brings her own brand of theatrical wonder to this most beguiling and disturbing of tales with Wise Children's Blue Beard.

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HOME in association with Pitlochry Festival Theatre and by arrangement with Lee Dean presents

Little Women

Anne-Marie Casey’s adaptation of the classic story offers an exciting theatrical experience guaranteed to be a night (or afternoon!) filled with laughter, tears, and a…

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The Merchant of Venice (1936)

The ground-breaking production of Shakespeare’s classic The Merchant of Venice returns to Manchester

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Dash Arts presents

Speak Out!

Speech making may be dead at Westminster, but in communities, schools, prisons and clubs across the UK it’s alive and kicking.

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20 Stories High presents

High Times and Dirty Monsters

This raucous, radical, celebratory, and hard-hitting hip hop gig theatre show shares the good times and the not so good times being young and disabled…

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Mick Perrin Worldwide presents

Reginald D. Hunter

Brand new show from acclaimed comedian Reginald D. Hunter

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A HOME Manchester, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Leeds Playhouse Co-Production presents

Beautiful Thing

This 30th anniversary revival of Jonathan Harvey's iconic, coming-out and coming-of-age story set in the nineties, is about community, friendship, rites of passage and what…

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Fane presents

An Evening with Philippa Perry

How do you find and keep love? What does it mean to you to be content? Are other people just annoying or are you the…

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Chambers Managment presents

Reuben Kaye: The Butch is Back

Australia’s favourite comedian Reuben Kaye is back to tear the world apart and put it back together.

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Watershed Productions presents

The Singing Mermaid

With three talented performers, beautiful puppets and music & songs by Barb Jungr, Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks’ much-loved story comes to the stage.

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Kathy and Stella Solve A Murder!

The hilarious comedy musical from the Olivier Award-winners behind Fleabag, Baby Reindeer and A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)

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Manchester Literature Festival, in partnership with the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester presents

Lemn Sissay: Let the Light Pour In

A special preview event to launch Lemn's latest poetry collection 'Let the Light Pour In'

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Aria Entertainment & HOME presents


The “stunning, joyful and wholeheartedly life-grabbing” (The Guardian), Olivier award nominated Cruise is the true story of what should have been Michael Spencer’s last night…

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