What’s On in Manchester and Cheshire - February 2014

English National Ballets Le Corsaire

English National Ballets Le Corsaire - Credit: Archant

A round up of events in the Manchester and Cheshire area

February 3rd-8th

Buddy

A phenomenally multi-talented cast come together to tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Together they present two terrific hours of his greatest hits.

Opera House 0844 871 7660

February 3rd-8th

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Direct from his celebrated West End run, special guest star Mark Wynter is delighted to reprise his role and is set to perform classic hits Venus in Blue Jeans, Go Away Little Girl and It’s Almost Tomorrow for the first time on tour in over 50 years.

Palace Theatre 0844 847 2277

February 4th and 5th

BalletBoyz

Here come the BalletBoyz - one of the most cheekily original and innovative forces in modern dance. The company thrills audiences and critics the world over with its distinctive style, fusing spectacular dance, both energetic and graceful, with stunning music and film

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 9th

Fairport Convention

Hailed as the originators of British folk-rock music, Fairport Convention has just celebrated its forty-fifth anniversary and remains one of the most entertaining bands on the live music scene

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 11th

Hofesh Shechter’s Sun

Hofesh Shechter reveals his brand new full-length work, Sun. With an expanded Company of 14 world-class dancers and an eclectic soundtrack this hotly anticipated new work is Shechter at his best.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 11th-15th

English National Ballet’s Le Corsaire

Le Corsaire (The Pirate) is a thrilling ballet about Conrad, a dashing pirate, & his love for Medora. A swashbuckling drama of captive maidens, rich sultans, kidnap & rescue, disguise & conspiracy, love & betrayal, culminating in one of the most breath-taking spectacles in ballet.

Palace Theatre 0844 847 2277

February 12th-22nd

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Be transported to the French Riviera where two con men compete for a bet to swindle a millionaire soap heiress. Do they have any idea what they’ve let themselves in for? Starring Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound.

Opera House 0844 871 7660

February 15th

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis

Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis live the dream as they follow the one-way systems of Britain in their quest to find somewhere to park vaguely near a theatre in your town.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 16th

Tom Wrigglesworth

Enjoy twisted logic and whimsical storytelling as this award-winning comedian explores his profound relationship with his granddad.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 17th-22nd

A Passionate Woman

Surrounded by clutter, memories and ghosts from her past, Betty finds herself torn between the three men in her life. Kay Mellor’s glorious comedy stars Lynda Bellingham and Christopher Timothy.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 17th-22nd

Tiger Moon

A haunting story of loss and desire adapted from Penelope Lively’s Booker Prize-winning novel by Simon Reade, starring Jane Asher.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 17th-22nd

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Priscilla is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship, and end up finding more than they had ever dreamed of.

Palace Theatre 0844 847 2277

February 21st - March 8th

The Seagull

Anya Reiss, one of the most exciting new voices in British theatre, brings The Seagull right up to date while keeping the timeless quality of the great original.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 26th- March 1st

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Edward Hall’s all-male company will have you rolling in the aisles and leave you breathless with disbelief with this contrasting pair of comedies. Nobody does Shakespeare like Propeller!

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 27th

366 Days of Kindness

In response to the riots of August 2011, Bernadette Russell committed to be kind to a stranger every day for a year. This multi-media show tells the stories of that year.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 27th

The Circus of Horrors

The show that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is back with an awe-inspiring rock n roller coaster of show that flies like a bat out of hell to celebrate an astounding 18 years of shock ‘n’ roll.

Opera House 0844 871 7660

February 28th

Nosferatu

Experience Nosferatu, a multi sensory theatrical event from the award winning Proper Job Theatre Company.

Lowry Theatre 0844 815 4873

February 28th - March 8th

Let it Be

Come Together and experience the iconic music of The Beatles with Let it Be , the spectacular concert jam-packed with over 40 of The Beatles greatest hits! Direct from the West End, this international hit show celebrates the legacy of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band.

Palace Theatre 0844 847 2277

Bridgewater Hall 0844 847 2277