Whether you like comedy. musicals, dance or classic theatre, Manchester (a short journey by car or rail) has it all. The Palace, The Opera House, The famous Bridgewater Hall and the Royal Exchange are just a few, notable names where famous thespians tread the boards on a weekly basis.
The Lowry theatre is set in a magnificent waterside location at the heart of the redeveloped Salford Quays. Opening its doors in 2000 it brought together a wide variety of performing and visual arts under one roof. The Lowry houses two main theatres presenting a full range of drama, opera, ballet, dance, musicals, childrens shows, popular music, jazz, folk and comedy.
You can enjoy a pre theatre meal at their restaurant or cafes with spectacular waterside views. The Lowry is a must see ‘tourist attraction’ not just a venue.
Enjoy a pop concert at the well known Apollo theatre and for those who delight in Gilbert and Sullivan, contact the Buxton Opera House.
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