Category Palace Theatre Manchester

Theatre Review: MAMMA MIA! – Palace Theatre Manchester

The cast of MAMMA MIA UK Tour

The cast of MAMMA MIA UK Tour. Photo: Brinkhoff/Mögenburg

Cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA, MAMMA MIA! is a fabulous, funny, feel-good musical that will warm the heart

With MAMMA MIA 2 heading to cinemas later this month and Abba’s recent announcement of their first new material in 35 years, there couldn’t be a better time for musical MAMMA MIA! to head out on a UK tour.

Since its opening at the Prince of Wales Theatre in 1999, the hit musical has been seen by over 54 millio...

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LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is a feisty, funny and fabulous production packed full of charm, energy and heart

Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL.

Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL. Photo Credit: Robert Workman

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL is a feisty, funny and fabulous production packed full of charm, energy and heart

OMG, you guys! Dust off your little pink dress because LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL has finally arrived in Manchester for a week-long run at the Palace Theatre.

Based on the hit 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL tells the story of popular sorority sister Elle Woods (Lucie Jon...

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INTERVIEW: Steve Michaels Talks THIS IS ELVIS

Steve Michaels in THIS IS ELVIS

Steve Michaels talks to Frankly My Dear UK about taking on the iconic role of Elvis Presley in THIS IS ELVIS

The world is full of Elvis impersonators...

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Theatre Review: THIS IS ELVIS – Palace Theatre, Manchester

THIS IS ELVIS

The King may be dead, but THIS IS ELVIS proves Elvis Presley’s legacy and his songs live on

It’s hard to imagine these days but back in 1968, Elvis Presley was widely regarded as having had his day...

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BLOOD BROTHERS Review: Willy Russell’s award-winning musical has not lost any of its power

Captivating and incredibly moving, Willy Russell’s award-winning musical BLOOD BROTHERS has not lost any of its power

Willy Russell’s award-winning musical BLOOD BROTHERS may be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year but the heart-breaking piece of theatre has not lost any of its power. No matter how many times I see BLOOD BROTHERS, I still get a lump in my throat as I watch the moving story unravel.

Set in 1960s Liverpool, BLOOD BROTHERS tells the captivating tale of two brothers, Eddi...

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MISS SAIGON Review: Cameron Mackintosh's epic touring production is musical theatre at its very best

Sooha Kim and Gerald Santos in MISS SAIGON

Sooha Kim and Gerald Santos in MISS SAIGON. Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Cameron Mackintosh’s epic touring production of MISS SAIGON is musical theatre at its very best

Since its London premiere in 1989, MISS SAIGON has become one of the most successful musicals in history...

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Manchester's Palace Theatre is well and truly alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Lucy O'Byrne and the cast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Manchester’s Palace Theatre is well and truly alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Whether you’re familiar with the original Broadway musical or the classic 1965 film starring Julie Andrews, THE SOUND OF MUSIC remains a timeless classic. Now in its 59th year, the musical continues to enchant audiences across the world, with the latest touring production once again cementing its place in our popular culture.

Based on the real-life story of the von Trapp family, THE SOUND OF MUSIC tells the story of...

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Moscow City Ballet capture the ethereal beauty and drama of Tchaikovsky’s much loved ballet SWAN LAKE

Moscow City Ballet SWAN LAKE

Moscow City Ballet capture the ethereal beauty and drama of Tchaikovsky’s much loved ballet SWAN LAKE

This review was originally published on The Reviews Hub.

It’s hard to believe that the original 1877 production of Tchaikovsky’s SWAN LAKE was considered a failure. Today, SWAN LAKE is one of the most famous and popular classical ballets of all time, with Moscow City Ballet billing it as one of their signature pieces.

SWAN LAKE tells the bewitching and ultimately tragic story of Prince Si...

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Theatre Review: THRILLER LIVE – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Loud and lively, THRILLER LIVE is an electrifying visual and audio journey through Michael Jackson’s 45 year musical history

This review was originally written for The Reviews Hub

Seen by over four million people in over 30 countries, it’s fair to say that THRILLER LIVE is a crowd-pleaser. Now in its record-breaking ninth year in London’s West End, the musical extravaganza continues to draw big crowds and – much like Michael Jackson’s legacy – is showing no signs of slowing down.

Celebr...

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Theatre Review: FLASHDANCE at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Big, bold and bright, FLASHDANCE boasts all the pulling power of the original film

Dust off the legwarmers and grab those hair crimpers, the eighties are back in all of their neon tinted glory as FLASHDANCE heads to town.

Based on the 1983 Oscar-winning film starring Jennifer Beals and Michael Nouri, FLASHDANCE tells the story of 18-year-old Alex Owens, a steel worker by day and ‘flashdancer’ by night...

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