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Yank! – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Yank! continues at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester until 8 April. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ When Joseph and David Zellnik penned Yank! it was something of a labour of love, combining their passion for the musical theatre of the 1940s and 50s with their interest in Second World War history, […]

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Hope Mill Theatre’s Hair transfers to The Vaults

The acclaimed Hope Mill Theatre production of the iconic rock musical Hair transfers to London in autumn 2017, celebrating its 50th anniversary year. Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, the show plays The Vaults from 4 October to 3 December (press night is 10 October). The production of Hair created a huge buzz in Manchester when it opened […]

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Yank! at the Hope Mill Theatre – casting revealed

Casting has been revealed for the international premiere of Off-Broadway musical and Second World War love story Yank! in Manchester next month. The first production in the second season of shows from the partnership between Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre and London arts producer Aria Entertainment will run from 9 March to 8 April. Leading the cast are Scott […]

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Hair – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Hair continues at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester until 3 December. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Viewed 49 years after it first blasted onto the Off-Broadway stage in a waft of illicit cigarette smoke and body parts, Gerome Ragni, James Rado and Galt MacDermot’s counterculture rallying cry is probably more significant for […]

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Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre reveals trio of musicals for 2017

Details have been released for the second season of shows from the partnership between Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre and London arts producer Aria Entertainment. Following on from the success of this year’s productions of the Tony Award-winning Parade and with the venue’s version of the classic rock musical Hair opening on Saturday, the partnership has […]

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Hope Mill Theatre production of Hair – casting details

Casting has been revealed for Hope Mill Theatre’s second in-house musical theatre production, the classic rock musical Hair. The production, which is also the second show resulting from the partnership between the new Manchester theatre space and London arts producer Aria Entertainment, will play the venue from 12 November until 3 December. Directed by Jonathan […]

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Hair lined up as next in-house musical at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre

Classic rock musical Hair will be the second in-house musical theatre production at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester’s new independent theatre and event space. With a creative team led by director Jonathan O’Boyle (Four Play and Sense of an Ending at Theatre503, The Surplus at the Young Vic and associate director on Mack & Mabel, The Scottsboro Boys and The Judas Kiss) and […]

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Parade – Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester

Parade continues at the Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester until 5 June. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Dubbed ‘the ultimate feel-bad musical’ when it opened on Broadway to mixed reviews in 1998, this unflinching depiction of injustice and intolerance in America’s Deep South in the early 20th century has gained a growing reputation over the last few […]

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New Manchester theatre and Aria Entertainment join forces on production of Parade

A cross-country partnership between a London arts producer and Manchester’s newest theatre space will be launched in May with a revival of the classic musical Parade. Aria Entertainment, the producers behind new musical showcase From Page to Stage and recent productions of Seasons of Larson, Tommy, Jerry’s Girls and Marry Me a Little, has joined forces with the […]

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