What’s on > Theatre

Next week sees the opening of PUSH 2018, our best of the North West, two-week long showcase of exciting films, theatre and visual art. The opening weekend sees a host of brand-new theatre shows on our two stages:

Square Peg Theatre company open the theatre programme of PUSH on Saturday with The Return, their five-star play about a town torn apart by faith, superstition and modernity. Also next Saturday, Forrestthe first solo show from James Monaghan of Salford University; Said the Seismograph About the Tremor, a scratch performance from Elmi Ali in which1970’s post-revolutionary Somalia meets present day Manchester; United A.I Project Interactive Workshopa part-performance, part-workshop event exploring robots and artificial intelligence; and finally the return of HOME favourites Pen:Chant who are back with another exciting evening of spoken word, comedy, live music and performance.

Highlights: Theatre


PUSH 2018

Fri 12 - Sat 27 Jan
Join us for two weeks of inspiring, creative experiences fresh from the North West when we will be...

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Become Takeover

Sun 21 Jan, 15:00 - 18:00
Become has programmed an afternoon of inspiring talks and poetic performances with plenty of networking opportunities, featuring established...

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Winter Solstice

Tue 13 Feb 2018 – Sat 17 Feb 2018
Family, betrayal and the inescapable presence of the past reverberate through the UK premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s razor-sharp...

Your Best Guess

Mon 11 Jun 2018 – Tue 12 Jun 2018
Portuguese theatre company mala voadora and writer and performer Chris Thorpe collaborate in Your Best Guess to investigate...


Thu 13 Dec 2018 – Sat 22 Dec 2018
Flying violins! Speed skating ballerinos! Winner of the 2017 Edinburgh Spirit of the Fringe Award, Släpstick is an...