What's On Calendar
Wednesday 5th April at 2.00pm and 6.00pm
Join our heroes Robin Hood and Maid Marian in this swashbuckling, arrow-slinging, tights-wearing comedy adventure! With an all-star cast, including Britain’s Got Talent Winner George Sampson, children’s TV favourite Dani Harmer from CBBC’s Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing and X-Factor Runner-Up Andy Abraham.
Saturday 8th April 2017
Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember.
Wednesday 12th April at 7.30pm
From the creators of the smash hit WEST END show ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ ‘You’ve Got A Friend’ celebrates two of the World’s greatest songwriters of all time – James Taylor and Carole King.
Thursday 13th April 2017 at 7.30pm
The famous Heart of the Ocean has been stolen and a killer is on the loose. Can you solve the crime before the last lifeboat sails?
Due to the popularity of the event on 14th April, this additional show will take place on 13th April.
Thursday 20th April at 7.30pm
With her natural, contemporary and accurate presentation, TJ is today firmly placed as the UK's foremost psychic medium and her broad appeal allows her to support private readings, live theatre appearances and events within the UK and internationally.
Saturday 22nd April @ 7.30pm
THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK performed by ELIO PACE and his band
Tuesday 25th April at 7.00pm
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast from The Old Vic theatre in London.
Thursday 27th April at 7.00pm
Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.
Friday 28th April at 11.00am & 7.30pm
Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves.
Tuesday 2nd May at 7.30pm
Ruby Wax is a much loved US born comedian, actor and writer, along with being the ‘it girl’ of mental health campaigning. This event is a follow up to her sell out touring show, and best-selling book, ‘Sane New World’, which helps us understand why we sabotage our sanity with our own thinking.
Thursday 4th May at 7.30pm
Twice nominated for the Sony Radio Award for ‘Best Use Of Comedy’, writer-voicer-producer Buzz Hawkins brings radio’s longest running favourite funny family ‘The Bradshaws’ to life on stage before your very eyes (with some help from little Billy Bradshaw).
Monday 8th to Wednesday 10th May 2017
In 1964, a new phenomenon exploded onto the dingy British streets. It was the essence of all that was cool. It was Mod. This quintessentially British ‘Mod’ Musical celebrates the unique sound of this iconic ‘60’s Mod band.
Thursday 18th May at 7.30pm
Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature all those classic ‘Eagles Greatest Hits’
Friday 19th May at 11.00am
In this adaptation of the novel ‘The Price of Salt’ by Patricia Highsmith, Therese (Rooney Mara), a young department-store clerk in 1950s Manhattan, meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), a beautiful woman stuck in a depressing marriage of convenience.
Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Back The Years with the legendary DJ and broadcaster David Hamilton in this rescheduled chance to enjoy this fantastic concert,
Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 27th May 2017
Starring X Factor winner, Joe McElderry, Bill Kenwright’s ‘Amazing’, ’Superb’, ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Brilliant’ production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sparkling family musical continues on its record breaking tour having sold to date an estimated 15 million tickets with a welcome return to The Plaza.
Tuesday 30th May at 11.00am
Join us for our popular Open Tours for yourself, your friends or your group to enjoy a tour of Stockport’s 1932 art deco Super Cinema and Variety Theatre.
Thursday 1st June at 7.00pm
Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends.
Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm
During his career, Joe has received gold and platinum discs for his albums, enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, as well as touring Australia several times.
Now, Joe is looking forward to new challenges, new songs to sing and new audiences to thrill.
Wednesday 7th June at 7.30pm
With Brit Award winners BLAKE fresh from recent appearances on the Graham Norton Show, Strictly Come Dancing & The One Show, British harmony trio BLAKE present a brand new tour featuring the finest songs from stage and screen, with projections & lighting that bring the cinematic magic to life.
Thursday 8th June at 7.30pm
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled but for other superb live production or Green Room events please take some time to review the events listed on our web site...Bookers for this event will be contacted for details regards refunds or exhanges.
Sunday 11th June at 4.00pm
We’re all coming to a Summer Afternoon Tea!.....The Fabulous Plazarettes are putting out the bunting and are in fine voice to celebrate the great British tradition of the summer holiday with this wonderful Afternoon Tea fundraising event plus entertainment.
Tuesday 13th June at 8.00pm
A Gloves off Questions & Answers with Coronation Street's Charlie Lawson "On life, 35 years in the business and anything else that comes up!"
Friday 16th June at 7.30pm
Bye Bye Baby takes you on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.
Saturday 17th June at 7.30pm
Enjoy a lovely evening and support The Wellspring while Celebrating with the Shining Stars of Stockport- talented young singers, musicians and dancers who are ready to entertain you this evening.
Sunday 18th June At 3.00pm
Flanders and Swann Drop Another Hat is a two-man musical show performed by Michael Bernstein and Colin Stevens and is their homage to Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
Friday 23rd June at 7.30pm
Beneath the surface of small town security lies a dark domain where innocents dare not tread and unpredictability is the norm. It is the haunting realm of Blue Velvet. Spawned from the mind of David Lynch (Mulholland Drive, “Twin Peaks”), Blue Velvet is a “shocking, deeply disturbing….startling mixture of the heartfelt and the horrific” (Newsweek)
Saturday 24th June at 7.30pm
Faireys return to the Plaza in June and their programme will include a performance of Tchaikovsky’s crowd rousing1812 Overture which will combine the band’s technical prowess with spectacular cannon effects.
Thursday 20th July at 7.30pm
This is going to be a great night and the band always look forward to their concerts in the North West so get your mind made up and book your tickets today!
Friday 21st July at 7.00pm
Part 1, Millennium Approaches - America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.
Saturday 22nd July at 7.30pm
The Lancashire Hotpots love a good feed and their new show Food Glorious Food showcases all their favourite songs about grub.
Friday 28th July at 7.30pm
Someone has expired on the estate and the killer could be hiding upstairs, downstairs or in the lady’s chamber. Can you fathom the mystery of this Manor and discover just who it was who was to the murder born?
Friday 28th July at 7.00pm
America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Part 2, Perestroika
Sunday 13th August at 11am & 2pm
Experience Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale in a whole new way as you are taken on a promenading journey through The Plaza as well as a fun-filled tea party in the Plaza Café with Mowgli and his animal friends after the show!
Friday 18th August at 7.00pm
Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment and poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.
Sunday 3rd September at 7.30pm
If you like the Beach Boys songs, you will love this band!....Guaranteed to leave you with a smile on your face, with a song in your heart and reflecting on a truly memorable live music experience, this is a show you do not want to miss.
Friday 15th September at 11am & 7.30pm
Detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. When local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance.
Saturday 16th September at 7.30pm
If you missed the Beatles the first time around, be sure not to miss them now as The Upbeat Beatles take us on a 'Magical Mystery Tour' through the lives and fabulous ground-breaking work of one of the most influential and popular bands of all time.
Saturday 30th September 2017 at 7.30pm
As politically incorrect as ever this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian! If easily offended stay away!
Friday 6th October at 7.30pm
The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of entertainment suitable for all the family. Their experience in the business together with their style and professionalism ensures that, as their motto says, they always `Keep Folk Smiling`.
Sunday 8th October at 2.00pm
As part of our 85th Birthday Celebrations join us for a fantastic family film event for ALL ages to enjoy when we celebrate the undisputed Kings of Big Screen Comedy – Laurel and Hardy in a family friendly homage to the hilarious duo.
Thursday 12th October at 7.30pm
Firmly established as one of Ireland’s greatest ever entertainers, Dominic Kirwan hits the road again in 2017 with a brand new show and accompanying DOMINIC on the 2017 tour will be LISA STANLEY, one of Ireland’s top female vocalists
Wednesday 18th October at 7.30pm
A glass of water for Mr Granger! There’s been a made to measure murder in menswear and it’s up to you to get your pants on and solve this mystery.
Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm
Following a series of sell-out performances in 2016, the Timeless tour of the UK has been extended into 2017 due to overwhelming public demand! Don’t miss the opportunity of seeing Dr Hook live!
Saturday 21st October at 7.30pm
One of RnB’s most iconic names Alexander O’Neal invites you to join him together with his nine piece all star band in celebration of his 1987 masterpiece HEARSAY, widely regarded as one of the greatest RnB albums of all time.
Monday 30th October at 7.00pm
Rome Season Director, Angus Jackson, completes the Royal Shakespeare Company’s collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role.
Tuesday 31st October at 7.30pm
On the spookiest night of the year get ready to SCREAM as we take you on double bill horror fest journey where ghoulish goings on will certainly have you jumping in your seats!
Friday 3rd November at 7.30pm
Dave Spikey's - Juggling On A Motorbike Tour - Suitable for Ages 16+
Wednesday 8th November at 7.30pm
Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.
Thursday 9th November at 7.30pm
Featuring timeless score from incredible composer Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker is a certified classic, replete with evocative music and beautiful dance. This ballet has captured the imagination of many generations over the years and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.
Saturday 11th November at 7.30pm
Join German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best.
Wednesday 15th November at 7.30pm
No film has captured the hearts of a generation like Dirty Dancing. Relive the Passion, the Romance & Joy of the Cult Classic and celebrate the music of one of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time.
Sunday 3rd December at 7.30pm
It’s time to deck the halls and solve a crime as a killer has sent the gift of murder to Mistletoe Manor this Christmas. Can you solve the crime before someone else gets the kiss of death at Mistletoe Manor?
Sunday 28th January at 2.30pm
One of the Plaza’s much loved comedians Jimmy Cricket is to return after a one year break with his afternoon matinee show. So for just a tenner you can grab a bunch of chuckles with a comedian who really can claim to have had people in stitches for years!
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