The Edge

The Edge
Manchester Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9JG
  • Box office 0161 282 9776
  • Opening times Mon–Thu 10am–9.30pm; Fri & Sat 10am–6pm.
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The Edge

The Edge provides Chorlton, South Manchester, with a high quality theatre space and studio spaces, where they produce and present professional theatre, with a particular emphasis on musical theatre and theatre for families.

The Edge also hosts lots of regular courses, classes and workshops for adults and young people, including tap dancing, Theatre Club, Ukulele Club, Introduction to Acting, Young Musicians and many more.

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All The Things I Lied About

A Dancing Brick & Paul Jellis Production in association with Tobacco Factory Theatres and Bush Theatre **ALL THE THINGS I LIED ABOUT** Fringe First award winner Katie Bonna is giving a TED talk on the science of lying. Well, that’s not quite true. TED haven’t actually asked her to give a talk – yet. In this…

Fri 13 Oct

£12–£14 / 0161 282 9776

Sat 14 Oct

£12–£14 / 0161 282 9776

Child of the Divide

Sudha Bhuchar's work about the choices of a boy caught up in the partition of India in 1947. Recommended for ages 7–14.

Tue 24 Oct

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

The Dream Factory

Have you ever wondered where dreams come from? Or how they get into your head? Following the story of a young girl who has lost her ability to dream, we embark on a magical adventure to find out where dreams are made, what they look like… and even what they smell like! With breath-taking puppetry, enchanting…

Sat 7 Oct

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Edge Contemporary Dance For 12-16Yrs

Saturdays 12.30-1.30pm In this course led by Genevieve Estevez-Baker, we will use exciting and dynamic approaches to produce a piece of Physical Theatre and Contemporary Dance. We will push the boundaries of what our bodies are capable of, develop contemporary dance techniques, and encourage a collaboration of…

Sat 9 Sep

£42 / 0161 282 9776

Sat 4 Nov

£42 / 0161 282 9776


"It's a lump in a bag of lumps. It's fine." ★★ ★★ Tobes is young, free and having a ball. Off. He's successfully ignored his lump for two years but it's starting to get in the way - cramping his style and, worse, affecting his sex life. So now there are pants to be dropped, and decisions to be made… it's a…

Sat 16 Sep

£13–£16 / 0161 282 9776

Happily Ever After

The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never be king until he grows up, gets married and starts acting like one. She invites hundreds of princesses from across the land, hoping to find the perfect bride for the prince, but he isn’t impressed by any of them. Then one day a princess arrives accompanied by her…

Sat 21 Oct

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776


A Dancing Brick & Paul Jellis Production in association with Tobacco Factory Theatres and Bush Theatre HEATHER A reclusive children’s writer becomes wildly successful. Her books are treasured across the country. But when a troubling narrative starts to unfold, we find ourselves asking: what matters more, the…

Fri 22 Sep

£14–£16 / 0161 282 9776

Introduction To Acting

10 week course for adults Wednesday evenings 7.30pm - 9.30pm 20th September - 22nd November Beginners – Intermediate Our latest hugely popular 'Introduction to Acting' course: Develop your acting skills through theatre games, improvisation, devising and script work. These sessions are suitable for anyone…

Wed 20 Sep

£120 / 0161 282 9776

Thu 26 Oct

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

Think science is boring? Think again. Explore the magical properties of matter with exploding elephant’s toothpaste, vortex generating dustbins, dancing paste, vanishing beakers and even exploding Pringles tubes. TV astronomer and author Mark Thompson has been enthralling audiences for over 20 years with his spectacular…

Thu 26 Oct

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Thu 28 Sep

£4–£7 / 0161 282 9776

Fri 29 Sep

£4–£7 / 0161 282 9776

Sat 30 Sep

£4–£7 / 0161 282 9776

Mum's The Word Comedy Club

Parent and baby afternoon comedy club. See the best stand ups on the circuit without having to leave your baby at home! Mums the word is a comedy gig designed for parents* with babies hosted by comedian and new Mum, Katie Mulgrew. Feel free and relaxed to feed, change and nurse your baby. Our acts are used to rowdy…

Fri 8 Sep

£8–£10 / 0161 282 9776

Fri 6 Oct

£14–£16 / 0161 282 9776

Fri 10 Nov

£14–£16 / 0161 282 9776

Peter And The Wolf

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas Join Peter on a hilarious adventure through the fields and forest as he discovers new sounds and noises. Featuring animal antics of singing birds, waddling ducks, sneaky cats, and a rocking wolf. With new…

Thu 30 Nov

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Fri 1 Dec

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Sat 2 Dec

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

Sun 3 Dec

£6–£8 / 0161 282 9776

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