Theatre & Comedy

This Month…

  • 9th Apr, 7:30 pm

    BA(Hons) Performance Industries Showcase in Manchester

    Mechanics performing arts third year BA students will be showcasing their talents in this final performance. This vibrant cabaret of song and dance that they have independently created is an evening that promises a high standard of musical theatre and dance entertainment by the industry’s future performers.

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  • 11th Apr, 7:30 pm

    Two by Jim Cartwright

    A bickering husband and wife and the dozen regulars who pass through their pub in an evening are played by two actors. Each vignette skillfully combines pathos and humor. When a little boy is left behind by his father, a fragile reconciliation occurs as their own dark tragedy is revealed.

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  • 16th Apr, 7:30 pm

    Die, Mommie, Die!

    Gasp! It’s back, it’s finally back, the Off Broadway smash hit by Tony Nominated
    Broadway legend Charles Busch is making a dramatic return to the city at The Kings
    Arms, Salford.

    Directed by award-winning Craig Hepworth, Die, Mommie, Die! takes us to 1960s
    Hollywood to meet fallen star Angela Arden (Dale Vicker in a star making turn) and
    her dysfunctional family. Angela is trapped in a hateful marriage to film producer Sol
    Sussman, bored with her life, she finds herself a little play thing, the Hollywood
    wannabe with a BIG secret, Tony Parker (Celebrity Big Brother winner, MMA fighter

    and Actor Alex Reid)

    Written by legendary Broadway and Off-Broadway writer/performer Charles Busch (The
    Divine Sister, Vampire Legends of Sodom, Psycho Beach Party and the Tony-
    nominated Tale of the Allergist's Wife) and directed by award-winning
    writer/director Craig Hepworth (Porno Chic, Fake News, Last Dance, Noir).

    Tickets for Salford dates - https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/vertigotheatreproductions

    Website - http://www.vertigotheatreproductions.co.uk/DMD2019/
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  • 22nd Apr, 7:30 pm

    Perspective by Lisa Collins

    'No one feels afraid about collateral damage. That’s what comes after the fear. That’s what I am now. And that’s okay...because of you two.'

    3 strangers are about to have their world come crashing down as they share a common life experience. As their paths cross and unlikely friendships form, they come together to share this difficult journey and find out how your mindset can mirror life and how perspective can change everything. Together they are stronger, but will their friendship last forever?

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  • 24th Apr, 7:30 pm

    Perspective by Lisa Collins

    'No one feels afraid about collateral damage. That’s what comes after the fear. That’s what I am now. And that’s okay...because of you two.'

    3 strangers are about to have their world come crashing down as they share a common life experience. As their paths cross and unlikely friendships form, they come together to share this difficult journey and find out how your mindset can mirror life and how perspective can change everything. Together they are stronger, but will their friendship last forever?

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  • 25th Apr, 7:30 pm

    Twits, Wits and Bawdy Baskets

    ‘Taming of the Shrew’ meets ‘Some Like it Hot’

    TWITS, WITS & BAWDY BASKETS: a spanking new Tudor comedy about gender, identity and the north/south divide.

    With a cast of seven actors and the same budget as travelling vagabonds, ‘TWITS’ is a hilarious romp through a re-imagined history, using people and places which actually existed to produce a frantic farce that will provoke thought and much merriment.

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How to Book Tickets

Book Online: All events that can be booked online have a ticket link. Find the events via the What’s On page, and follow the booking link.

Buy Tickets In Person: If the show isn’t sold out, you can buy tickets in cash at the venue from 30 minutes before the show. Cash payments only.

We would like to give a warm welcome to the award winning Rising Moon Productions who are now programming all theatre and comedy upstairs. They are seeking shows for upcoming seasons, so if you are a theatre company, comedian, sketch group, promoter, producer, poet, artist, contortionist, magician, mentalist or dance troupe and you’d like to put on a performance at The Kings Arms, we want to hear from you!

Email us here, tell us about yourself and your project and whether you would just like to hire the space or would like us to produce your script and we can help.