Manchester Events Calendar

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17 April @ 7:30 pm - 20 April @ 8:00 pm


The company who brought ‘GYPSY’, ‘GREASE’, ‘CHICAGO’ and ‘PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT’ to the Z-ARTS Theatre return this April with the classic musical: OLIVER!

Featuring a full live orchestra, spectacular costumes, stunning scenery and knockout performances.

This timeless and beloved musical will enchant audiences once again in this fresh, captivating and unforgettable production. Presented by South Manchester AOS, this musical promises to be a must-see event for the whole family.

Based on Charles Dickens’ iconic novel “Oliver Twist,” this classic musical has been a favourite of theatre enthusiasts for generations with the heart-warming tale of a young orphan’s journey through Victorian London, set to the brilliant score by Lionel Bart, this is a story of hope, friendship and the power of the human spirit.

‘YOU’VE GOT TO PICK A POCKET OR TWO’ – ‘FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD’ – ‘AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME’ – ‘WHO WILL BUY?’ – ‘CONSIDER YOURSELF’ – ‘I’D DO ANYTHING’ …this score boasts a parade of musical theatre show stopping anthems!

Don’t delay, book today!

South Manchester AOS have a reputation for their commitment to delivering high-quality, memorable theatrical experiences to our audiences here at the Z-ARTS. With a rich history of successful productions, they take pride in contributing to the cultural vibrancy of our community.


This production is presented by the kind permission of SIR CAMERON MACKINTOSH


17 April @ 7:30 pm
20 April @ 8:00 pm
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Z-Arts Theatre
335 Stretford Road
Manchester, M15 5ZA Manchester
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