Transport by coach is included in the prices of all the tickets and a
minimum number of 25 people are needed to make any trip viable.
Payment for any of the trips should be made at General Meetings or by
post before the cutoff date.
Places cannot be reserved without payment.
Please see a full list of events itemised below below.
†Organised on behalf of Poynton High School PTA but open to Poynton U3A members.
The current bookings are:
Macbeth - Royal Exchange Manchester - 7:30pm Monday 16th September 2019
A gender swap version of Shakespeare's darkest tragedy in which Lucy Ellinson takes on the title role.
The production explores what happens when in a split second you decide to act upon your deepest darkest ambition.
Price: £28 Stage Level Seats
9 TO 5 - Palace Theatre Manchester - 2.30pm Wednesday 18th September 2019
Based on the film of the same name 9 to 5 the Musical tells the story of three office workers who turn the tables on their sexist, lying, egotistical bigot of a boss.
Featuring music and lyrics by Dolly Parton.
Price: Front Circle/Side Stalls £39.50, Rear Circle £28.50
& JULIET - Opera House Manchester - 7.30pm Thursday 26th September 2019
& Juliet explores what may have happened if Juliet didn't die at the end of Shakespeare's original play but instead heads to Paris with her best friends to try to recover from the death of her soul mate.
A timely and timeless tale of one independent young woman writing her own story and proving when it comes to love, there's always life after Romeo The show includes some of pop music's most iconic songs, including Baby One More Time, Everybody, Love Me Like You DoĀ and I Cant Feel My Face
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £38, Centre Circle (Row H), Outer side stalls (seats 1-4) £30
CURTAINS - Palace Theatre - 7.30pm Tuesday 8th October 2019
A backstage murder mystery from Kander and Ebb, creators of Cabaret and Chicago.
The star of the new Broadway bound musical Robin Hood has been murdered on stage on opening night! The entire cast and crew are suspects.
Time to call in local detective Frank Cioffi, who just happens to be a huge musical theatre fan.
Starring Jason Manford as Frank.
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £32.50 (if booked and paid for by 20th May)
LIGHT FALLS - Royal Exchange Manchester - 7:30pm Friday 25th October 2019
A new play by Simon Stephens, with original music by Jarvis Cocker. Connecting five relatives in five disparate English towns, from Blackpool to Durham, who are affected by one devastating event.
This play is about life in the face of death, about how our love survives us after we've gone - and about how family, community and kindness help the North survive.
Price: £28 Stage Level Seats
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Palace Theatre Manchester - 7.30pm Tuesday 26th November 2019
Based on the Oscar winning film, this comedy-drama tells the story of three friends who set out on an adventure across the Australian outback in a battered old bus named Priscilla, to put on the show of a lifetime. On the way they encounter various groups and individuals who help them on their journey of self discovery and acceptance.
With flamboyant costumes and choreography the show is packed with 70's, 80's and 90's dance floor favourites including I Will Survive,
It's Raining Men, I Say a Little Prayer, Hot Stuff and Finally.
Price: £42 Front Circle/Centre Stalls £32 Rear Circle (row L)
GYPSY - Royal Exchange Manchester - 7.30pm Saturday 30th November 2019
Louise and June should be in school when Momma Rose shoves them under the unforgiving vaudeville spotlights. Their cutie-pie act strikes gold - but when a grown-up Louise goes solo, the public wants more than just song and dance.
Dare she go all the way?
With classic songs including Everything's Coming Up Roses, Some People and Roses Turn.
Price: £30.50 Stage Level Seats
THE BODYGUARD - Palace Theatre Manchester - 7.30pm Monday 16th December 2019
Former Secret Service agent, Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker in this romantic thriller based on the smash-hit film.
Featuring a host of classic songs including Queen of the Night, So Emotional, One Moment in Time, Saving all my Love, I'm Your baby Tonight, Run for You, I have Nothing, I Wanna dance with Somebody and one of the biggest selling songs of all time - I Will Always Love You.
Alexandra Burke stars as Rachel Marron.
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £52, Rear Circle (Row M) £42
HALLE CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT - Bridgewater Hall - Sunday 22nd December 2019
A seasonal selection of traditional carols for orchestra, choirs and audience. Featuring the Halle Choir, the Halle Youth Choir and the Halle Children's Choir.
With conductor Stephen Bell.
Price: Front Circle (rows C&D) £44 Centre Stalls (row J) £39.50 Front Stalls (row E) £33.50 Rear Side Stalls (row M) £20
BUDDY - The Buddy Holly story - Lowry Theatre - 7.30pm Monday 27th January 2020
The story of the rise to fame of the legendary Buddy Holly culminating in his final performance at the Surf Ballroom.
Featuring classic rock n roll songs "That'll Be The Day", "Peggy Sue", "Oh Boy" and "Rave On".
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £41
WE WILL ROCK YOU - Palace Theatre Manchester -7.30pm Monday 3rd February 2020
Set in the future on a planet once called Earth, everyone watches the same films, wears the same clothes and thinks the same thoughts.
The Company computers generate the music and all musical instruments are banned. But resistance is growing, a hero is needed - can Galileo help them to Break Free....? With 24 of Queen's greatest hits including Radio Ga Ga, Killer Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody and of course We Will Rock You!
Price: Front circle/centre stalls £44.50 Rear circle (Row M)/Rear stalls (Row T) £30.50 (Early Booking Offer if tickets booked and paid for by 15th June, tickets will be £49,50 & £35.50 afterwards)
WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Royal Exchange Manchester - 7:30pm Friday 7th February 2020
Experience a very different side to literatures most electric couple in this gripping reinvention of Emily Brontės classic novel by Andrew Sheridan.
Price: £28 Stage Level Seats
BACK TO THE FUTURE - THE MUSICAL - Opera House Manchester - 7.30pm Tuesday 24th March 2020
The iconic 1985 film, about time traveling teenager Marty McFly, has been turned into a stage musical with an all-new score alongside the movie's iconic hits, including "The Power of Love", "Johnny B Goode", "Earth Angel" and "Back in Time".
Starring West End performer Olly Dobson as Marty and featuring illusions by Paul Kieve.
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £60.50 Outer Side Stalls (seats 1-4) Centre Circle (row H) £45.50
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - Palace Theatre Manchester - 7.30pm Tuesday 5th May 2020.
The brilliant original production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's spectacular musical.
In the sewers under the Paris Opera House a disfigured musical genius hides from the outside world. He becomes entranced by the voice of a chorus singer Christine and offers to be her tutor.
He falls in love with Christine and then, enraged by her love for Raoul, drags her away to his underground lair..........
The romantic and haunting score includes The Music of the Night, All I Ask of You, Masquerade and the title number.
Price: Front Circle/Centre Stalls £66.50 Rear Circle/Side stalls £43.50 - Payment deadline is the 15th December 2019