REVIEW: Back to the Future – World Premiere

AD – GIFTED Great Scott! Back to the Future, the brand-new musical, has made its world premiere in Manchester. Back to the Future originally launched into 1985 at 1.21 gigawatts per second capturing the imaginations of millions. The film became a worldwide phenomenon and it’s easy to see why. It’s…

REVIEW: Come From Away – an uplifting new musical

Come From Away is the uplifting new musical that has broken the mould and in doing so, created a smash hit. Winner of 4 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical, this show rightly deserves its acclaim. Most of us will remember exactly what we were doing when we first saw…

REVIEW: Ghost Stories – a supernatural success

(AD – gifted) I love a good scare! That feeling of fear, within the safe walls of a theatre, is extremely thrilling but very hard to pull off. In fact, I’ve never experienced a scary play on stage… until Ghost Stories that is! Coming from the disturbing minds of Jeremy…

REVIEW: The Bodyguard the Musical

Smash hit musical The Bodyguard is back and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke has returned to take on the leading role, originally made my famous by Whitney Houston in the film. The Bodyguard is an intense but romantic story following superstar Rachel Merron. She has millions of fans but with…

REVIEW: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Panto

Get ready to shout, shimmy, boo, hiss, cheer and sing in a festive knees-up for all the family as this year Snow White is waking up in Manchester. And strictly villain turned Evil Queen, Craig Revel Horwood, is joining too. Pantomimes have been a massive British tradition since the 1700s…

REVIEW: Circus 1903 – the greatest show is in town

Forget the Greatest Showman when you can watch the greatest show in Salford. Circus 1903 is a classic spectacle with magic to make you smile and stunts to make you go wild. American Ring Master, Willy, sets the scene. We will take a step back in time to the golden…

REVIEW: On Your Feet the new musical

AD – GIFTED Make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on, ready to bop the night away to On Your Feet. It’s the new Latin pop musical that’s bringing the P-A-R-T-A-Y to stage. It’s the true story that charts Gloria Estefan’s inspirational journey from immigrant to superstar. She earned more…

REVIEW: Avenue Q – the outrageous comedy musical

The internet is for porn! Did that catch your attention? Well get ready for Avenue Q, the x-rated comedy musical that mixes puppets with adult themes – a grown up Sesame Street if you will. Dreamed up by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez, the latter(day) who also co-created The Book…