Palace Theatre

Farewell to WhatsOnStage

Glenn Meads is leaving WhatsOnStage today, after 14 years. Here, he looks back at the North West regional theatre coverage for the site, since 2001.

The Sleeping Beauty (Watford – panto)

Andrew Pollard's take on "The Sleeping Beauty" sets the first half of the story in the late 19th century

The Commitments extends West End run to September 2015
By Editorial Staff

The Roddy Doyle musical has been playing at the Palace Theatre since 2013

Shrek - the musical (Tour - Manchester)
By Elise Gallagher

Shrek the musical may not have the songs but it has the humour and spectacle, says Elise Gallagher.

Cinderella - Northern Ballet (Tour - Manchester)
By Elise Gallagher

Beautiful, engaging and a joy from start to finish - says Elise Gallagher of this rags to riches dance piece.

Shrek the Musical's Faye Brookes: 'Everyone has seen these characters grow from the very first film'

Faye Brookes is coming home for Christmas, starring as Princess Fiona in the hit musical Shrek in Manchester.

EXCLUSIVE: Jamie Parker joins cast of A Little Night Music at the Palace Theatre

A special one-off performance is taking place next year to mark the 40th anniversary of Sondheim's musical

EXCLUSIVE: West End concert marks 40th anniversary of Sondheim's Little Night Music

Stars including Anne Reid, Janie Dee, Joanna Riding and Simon Bailey will appear in the one-off staging at the Palace Theatre

Swan Lake - English National Ballet (Tour - Manchester)
By Kristy Stott

Kristy Stott is mesmerised by this ENB production of this classic ballet.

Northern Ballet bring Cinderella to Palace Theatre, 18 November

Northern Ballet return to Manchester with their rags to riches adaptation of the classic fairytale.