Cosmopolitan Manchester is one of the United Kingdom's most culturally exciting cities, with its internationally influential art, theatre and music scenes. As a major creative centre, it is no surprise that the theatres here are noted for their excellence and diversity. There are a number of venues in the city, such as the Royal Exchange Theatre and the Opera, so if you are looking for a comprehensive guide to all that is on, then head to Manchester Theatres’ Website.
Enjoy the best of music, art and performanceThe Manchester theatre scene truly encapsulates the creative heartbeat of the city. Enjoy best-selling musicals such as 'The Lion King' and 'Cats' or explore independent and unique theatres like Greenroom, which focuses on pioneering fringe productions. As home to the Royal Northern College of Music, the city's Opera scene is also second to none, with awe-inspiring performances taking place in the impressive Manchester Opera House. Other venues include The Lowry with a range of events and shows to suit every taste.
Here is a select few of our favourite theatres:Palace Theatre: holds its own plays and performances and hosts celebrity shows such as big acts like Beetlejuice, as well as concerts and comedy shows
Royal Exchange Theatre: is a really cool theatre in the round that welcomes big names like blockbuster composer Hans Zimmer, as well as hosting their own plays
Studio Salford: is a studio with a different feel, hosting small plays and events with an old school atmosphere filling the historical building, The King’s Arms
Manchester Opera House: like all good opera houses, has a full programme all year of concerts, comedy, opera, musicals, exhibitions and more
Greenroom: a mix between a theatre space and a bar, this is the place for an artistic evening. Some shows and exhibitions here are only for one night or day.
After immersing yourself in the best of Manchester culture, wind down in the sophisticated surroundings of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport. With attentive staff and a variety of rooms and suites to choose from, this hotel is the perfect choice for those who want to get the most out of their time in the city.