What’s On: The Palace Theatre, Manchester

Bethan Holmes | 18th January 2018

The new year has brought the new theatre season into full swing at the Palace Theatre.

The 19th century theatre on Oxford Street will be home to many famous productions over the next coming months and we are super excited about them!

Shrek The Musical

16th – 28th January 2018

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This musical is based on the story from the Oscar-winning Dreamworks Animation film, Shrek. Hilarious and spectacular, this production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing and all-dancing musical comedy.

An Evening With Katya Zamolodchikova

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31st January 2018

If you love drag, this is for you. RuPaul’s Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All Stars Season 2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her hilarious stand-up show, ‘Help Me I’m Dying‘ to Manchester for the first time ever!

Dancing Bear

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6th – 7th February 2018

The show explores personal integrity, social acceptance and mental health that many LGBT+ people may find themselves facing.

Frank Bruno: Let Me Be Frank

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8th February 2018

An evening with Frank Bruno MBE, hosted by Jed Stone. Bruno talks about his recent book and boxing career and shows us why he’s one of Britain’s most loved sports personalities.

The Magic Of The Beatles

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9th February 2018

The magic of The Beatles arrives at the Palace Theatre to perform their fantastic tribute to one of Britain’s favourite bands.

Show Stopper! The Improvised Musical 

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10th February 2018

The Olivier Award-winners are thrilled to be back with another brand new musical based entirely on the audiences suggestions. Hamilton in Ikea? Mama Mia in the USSR? You name it, The Showstoppers will do it!


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11th February 2018

The Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the World‘ – a big statement, but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title as they celebrate their 40th anniversary.


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12th – 17th February 2018

Flashdance – The Musical, tells the story of 18 year old Alex who dreams of going to the prestigious Shipley Dance Academy and becoming a professional dancer. It’s a performance not to be missed!

Thriller – Live

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19th – 24th February 2018

From London’s West End, Thiller is a fantastic performance celebrating the work of the worlds greatest entertainer, Michael Jackson.

Icons of the 80’s – Starring Go West, Nik Kershaw and Cutting Crew

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25th February 2018 

The 80’s are back! As these three legendary stars join forces for a truly incredible concert.

Half Way To Paradise: The Billy Fury Show

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27th February 2018

A young boy from Liverpool is re-christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britain’s best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year, Fury’s Tornados, re-live Fury’s timeless hits – Last Night Was Made For Love, I Will, Jealousy, Halfway to Paradise and many more.

Circus of Horrors

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28th February 2018

After taking to the road over 22 years ago, the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation, Voodoo.

Tickets for all the shows above are available at ATGtickets.

A theatre buff? Check out our review of Nativity! The Musical, when it came to The Palace Theatre, Manchester.