Category Hope Mill Theatre

Theatre Review: RAGS – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

The cast of RAGS at Hope Mill Theatre

The cast of RAGS at Hope Mill Theatre. Photo Credit: Nathan Chandler

With great performances, a poignant story and a stunning score, Hope Mill Theatre breathe new life into underrated musical RAGS

5 out of 5 stars

Just ahead of the highly anticipated opening of it’s Hope Aria Academy, Hope Mill Theatre presents it’s eleventh in house musical, RAGS.

This show has somewhat of a troubled past, first opening in 1986 and closing after just four performances. It has since been revised multiple times...

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INTERVIEW: Katy Lipson Talks Musicals, RAGS and Hope Aria Academy

2018 Season Hope Mill Theatre

Award-winning theatre producer Katy Lipson talks about her love for musical theatre, why RAGS means so much to her and what to expect from new drama school Hope Aria Academy

It’s fair to say that it’s been a whirlwind few years for Katy Lipson...

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Theatre Review: THE PRIDE – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

THE PRIDE

Funny and thought-provoking, Alexi Kaye Campbell’s THE PRIDE examines the changing attitudes to sexuality and the fear of being unloved

When Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play THE PRIDE first opened at the Royal Court Theatre in 2008, it won a handful of awards, including an Olivier. 10 years on, the play has lost none of its power as Green Carnation Company demonstrate in their latest revival.

Alternating between 1958 and 2008, THE PRIDE explores the seismic changes in attitudes to sexuality that have...

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INTERVIEW: Dan Jarvis Talks THE PRIDE

Dan Jarvis Green Carnation Company

Director Dan Jarvis talks to Frankly My Dear UK about THE PRIDE and what audiences can expect from the show

Green Carnation Company head to Hope Mill Theatre this week for their debut production, THE PRIDE.

Switching between alternate timelines set in 1958 and 2008, THE PRIDE follows a love triangle between three characters and the different routes their lives could take, dependent on the decade they were born in...

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Theatre Review: THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Chris Jenkins as Christopher in THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER. Photo: Phil Tragen

Chris Jenkins as Christopher in THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER. Photo: Phil Tragen

THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER is a beautiful, emotional piece of theatre

The latest stunning addition to the Hope Mill Theatre’s impressive repertoire of musicals, THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER is a beautiful, emotional piece of theatre...

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CLOSETS THE MUSICAL Review: Sweet, heart-warming and fantastically camp, CLOSETS inspires the soul and warms the heart

Lloyd Daniels and Sam Ratford in CLOSETS THE MUSICAL

Lloyd Daniels as Ben and Sam Retford as Henry in CLOSETS THE MUSICAL

Sweet, heart-warming and fantastically camp, CLOSETS THE MUSICAL is a coming-of-age story that inspires the soul and warms the heart

With musicals like PARADE, YANK! and PIPPIN all making their debuts at Hope Mill Theatre, it’s easy to understand why the team behind new original musical CLOSETS decided to open their new show in Manchester...

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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.

This is O’Boy...

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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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