Category Hope Mill Theatre

INTERVIEW: Kelly Price and Felix Mosse Talk ASPECTS OF LOVE

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE. © Anthony Robling

Kelly Price and Felix Mosse talk to Frankly My Dear UK about their roles as Rose and Alex in ASPECTS OF LOVE

With five star reviews from The Stage and WhatsonStage, its fair to say that Jonathan O’Boyle’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic ASPECTS OF LOVE is a hit. 

Running at Hope Mill Theatre until 9 August, the musical follows English student Alex Dillingham, who while travelling through France in 1947, fa...

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Theatre Review: ASPECTS OF LOVE – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE

Kelly Price (Rose) and Felix Mosse (Alex) in ASPECTS OF LOVE. © Anthony Robling

Jonathan O’Boyle takes on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s tangled tale of love and lust with his stunning revival of ASPECTS OF LOVE

The eighth in-house musical to be produced by the Hope Mill Theatre team, and the first from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s extensive repertoire, Jonathan O’Boyle takes a less familiar Lloyd Webber show, ASPECTS OF LOVE, and makes it feel very much at home in this intimate theatre.

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INTERVIEW: The cast of ASPECTS OF LOVE talk about taking on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical

The cast of ASPECTS OF LOVE talk to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic

The hotly-anticipated and intimate revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic ASPECTS OF LOVE finally opens at Hope Mill Theatre this week with an exciting cast and creative team behind the production.

From Olivier Award nominees and West End regulars to young talent making their professional debuts, a company of 10 will be bringing Lloyd Webber’s much-admired musical to life un...

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Theatre Review: THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET

THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET is a brave and bold production which stays true to Shakespeare’s original text

From Prokofiev’s famous ballet to Baz Luhrmann’s MTV-inspired film, William Shakespeare’s THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET has been adapted many times in many different ways. So it’s no surprise that Girl Gang Manchester chose this very play for their all-female version at Hope Mill Theatre.

THE TRAGEDY OF ROMEO AND JULIET tells the story of two young star-crossed lovers, Romeo ...

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Theatre Review: SPRING AWAKENING – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Nikita Johal, Darragh Cowley & Company of SPRING AWAKENING

Nikita Johal, Darragh Cowley & Company of SPRING AWAKENING. Photo: Scott Rylander

SPRING AWAKENING is a spectacular, poignant piece full of emotion and hope despite its dark nature

Hope Mill Theatre takes on it’s seventh in-house musical since opening in 2016 and SPRING AWAKENING is a spectacular, poignant piece that doesn’t shy away from it’s talking points. 

Based on the 1891 play of the same name, SPRING AWAKENING tells the story of a group of young teens navigating through puberty and ...

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The Cast of SPRING AWAKENING Talk About Bringing The Iconic Musical to Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre

Darragh Cowley and the cast of SPRING AWAKENING

The cast of SPRING AWAKENING talk to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on the iconic musical

Spring Awakening is the seventh in-house musical at Hope Mill Theatre since it’s opening in 2016. The show has music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater, utilising a contemporary rock sound to tell the story of sexual and adolescent discovery amongst sheltered teens in late 19th century Germany...

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Theatre Review: THE TOYBOY DIARIES – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Sharif Afifi and Johanne Murdock in THE TOYBOY DIARIES

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub

Sex sells, as Wendy Salisbury’s bestselling memoirs The Toyboy Diaries clearly demonstrates. When the glamorous grandmother released her tales of love, lust and very young men back in 2009, the book became an international best seller, spurning a sequel, and now, a brand new British musical.

Charting the hilarious and sometimes heart-breaking sagas of mid-life dating, The ToyBoy Diaries follows twice-divorced Lily who inadvertently finds ...

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Hope Mill Theatre and Aria Entertainment Announce First Three Shows for 2018

New musical THE TOYBOY DIARIES to make its world premiere alongside SPRING AWAKENING and ASPECTS OF LOVE

Following their landmark 2017 season, the award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and Aria Entertainment has revealed the first three productions for 2018.

New British musical THE TOYBOY DIARIES will make its world premiere alongside a revival of the acclaimed modern Broadway hit SPRING AWAKENING and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s romantic classic ASPECTS OF LOVE...

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Theatre Review: WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU is a tender examination of what it means to be masculine in the 21st century

Following their five-star, sell out run of smash hit CONSTELLATIONS, Wonderhouse Theatre Company return to Hope Mill Theatre with WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU, a new play by award-winning, Manchester based, writer David Gregan-Jones.

WHAT I FELT WHILST UNDER YOU tells the story of Marie, a thirty-something mother of two who returns home unexpectedly one evening to discover her husband’s s...

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Theatre Review: EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS! – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS by People Zoo Productions

EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS by People Zoo Productions. Photo: Tom Barker

Bold, bizarre and a little bonkers, EDWARD GANT’S AMAZING FEATS OF LONELINESS! captures the peculiar atmosphere of the Victorian freak show

In 1881, the famed and enigmatic impresario Mr Edward Gant presented his renowned travelling show for the final time: a bizarre evening of grotesquery, black comedy and mystery...

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