Hope Mill Theater to Present Celebration of Musical Theater at Hope Fest


The Hope Mill Theater Summer Festival of Arts and Culture will close with four evenings celebrating the best in musical theater featuring a troupe of stellar performing artists.

Written and designed by Chris Burgess and directed by Kirk Jameson, A Celebration of Musical Theater is a new show that will take audiences on a musical journey of song and dance featuring some of the best songs ever written for the stage. It has a choreography of Tosh Wanogo-Maud, musical orchestrations by Nick Barstow and musical direction by Greg Last.

The show will feature a selection of some of the genre’s most beloved songs, including mixtures of classics from Gilbert & Sullivan and Rodgers & Hammerstein, to more recent hits like You Will Be Found by Dear Evan Hansen.

Other favorites featured will include I Dreamed a Dream (Les Misérables), You could Drive A Person Crazy (Company), Tradition (Fiddler on the Roof), One (A Chorus Line), I Don’t Know How to Love Him (Jesus Christ Superstar) and many more.

A range of local products from Ancoats Gin, 7 Brothers, Shin Digger and Paradiso Authentic Desserts is offered. There’s also an on-site barbecue and stone-baked pizzas available with vegan and vegetarian options.

The bar has a garden / forest facility provided by Charity GROUND WORKS.

Hope Fest follows all Covid safety guidelines in place at the time, and was designed with social distancing in mind – guests will be asked to book in groups of 2, 4 or 6 seated at tables (individual tickets also available on request) – meaning the event will run regardless of any further delay in easing restrictions.

For more information or to book a group of 2, 4 or 6 seated at the table, please visit www.hopemilltheatre.co.uk. Reservations of 6 get a 10% discount. To book an individual ticket, please contact the ticket office on 0161 257 9141 or [email protected]


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