What's On Calendar
Friday 4th December 2020 to Sunday 10th January 2021
After much discussion due to the situation we all find ourselves in, the very sad decision has been taken that this year’s pantomime DICK WHITTINGTON will be Postponed from 2020 and will be rescheduled to take place from Friday 3rd December 2021 to Sunday 9th January 2022.
Sunday 10th January at 2.00pm & 5.00pm
We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for this very special production of Horrible Histories live on stage!
Friday 29th January at 7.30pm
Funny things happen at home, at work, out shopping, at the Vets, in Prison, out with his eccentric Gran and in Hong Kong - obviously. Dave’s comedy radar has always instinctively drawn him to these small out-of-the-ordinary events...
Saturday 30th January at 7.30pm
Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival!
Monday 1st February at 7.00pm
SJM Concerts presents: Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Stripped Back Acoustic Shows
Wednesday 17th February at 2.30pm
To celebrate this very special anniversary, we open the 1940s songbook for a tribute to the legendary stars who kept us smiling through our darkest days. Spirit Of The Blitz recaptures the tenacious optimism of war-torn Britain on the long road towards peace.
Friday 19th February at 7.30pm
Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour yet. Having filled venues across the country including The Newcastle Metro Arena (twice) don’t miss your chance to catch him live on stage while you can.
Sunday 21st February at 12.00pm & 3.30pm
Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever seen!
Tuesday 23rd February at 7.30pm
In our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause, the hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause the Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four characters as they set off on the high seas for tales of their lives, loves and losses.
Wednesday 3rd March at 7.30pm
Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return to The Plaza.
Friday 5th March at 7.30pm
SUN RECORDS Where Rock'n'Roll Was Born - the Official Sun Records Concert Show. The label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage.
Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th March - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm
This rescheduled production is bursting with the energy of the original MGM film, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.
Tuesday 23rd March at 7.30pm
Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of the group of 20-something pals we love from the hit TV show as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life, and love in 1990’s Manhattan.
Thursday 25th March at 7.30pm
Jimmy Buckley is without a doubt one of Ireland's best loved And most respected performers.. Jimmy has enjoyed many years at the top of his profession and received numerous awards including the prestigious Entertainer of the year in the RTE music awards.
Wednesday 14th April at 7.30pm
Scottish singer-songwriter and leading acoustic fingerstyle guitarist Simon Kempston has toured the world performing his highly original, contemporary acoustic folk/blues songs and music, and is a unique talent.
Wednesday 21st April at 7.30pm
Tina Turner fans should get ready to party as the smash hit touring show What’s Love Got To Do With It? arrives in Stockport in the second year of its massive UK tour. What's Love Got To Do With It? is a joyous show celebrating the music of the incredible Tina Turner.
Sunday 2nd May at 11.00am
In 1932 The Plaza Super Cinema and Variety Theatre opened her doors with Laurel & Hardy on the giant silver screen so join us for our annual family homage to these undisputed Kings of Comedy!
Sunday 2nd May at 6.00pm
On a day of celebration for the Kings of Big Screen Comedy Laurel & Hardy join us for a very special 'Secret Screening'!
Wednesday 12th May at 7.30pm
‘The year is 1544 and King Henry, the Eighth of that name, is engaged upon Royal Progress about his Realm; and has halted here to afford his Loyal Subjects the opportunity to have 'audience' with their Sovereign Lord and King.
Friday 14th May at 7.30pm
One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Him with the shirts from Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Radio 4.
Wednesday 2nd June at 7.30pm
Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent -Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic and spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.
Friday 4th June at 7.30pm
Celebrating the music and the life of the singer's singer! starring Andrew Lancel with very special guests Tracey Jordan and the Joe Longthorne Band under the directorship of Andy Mudd, Joe’s musical director.
Saturday 17th July at 7.30pm
Featuring all of the Carpenters hit songs including (They Long To Be) Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, A Song For You, Rainy Days & Mondays, Goodbye to Love and many more!
Saturday 24th July at 7.30pm
He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. ‘Like Me’ is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit the road.
Wednesday 11th August at 8.00pm
Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things.
Saturday 21st August at 7.30pm
Following a debut sell out nationwide tour to nightly standing ovations including the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow join an all star cast of the Emerald Isles most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion Irish dancers for an unmissable “ Ireland the Show “
Saturday 28th August at 7.30pm
Siobhan Phillips recently wowed audiences as the only female finalist in Britain’s Got Talent 2019. Described as “the love child of Peter Kay and Victoria Wood”, her hilarious self-penned songs really struck a chord with the nation, who could totally relate to a selection of her observational daft ditties.
Thursday 7th October at 7.30pm
Get ready to recreate the Magical 70's and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic.
Sunday 10th October from 11.00am
Join us on Sunday 10th October 2021 for The Renown Pictures 8th Festival of Film.
Monday 11th October at 7.30pm
Following her gripping appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, with a triumphant Sally reaching the final five, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show “10 Years and Counting”.
Friday 15th October at 8.00pm
Will the recycling be put out on the right day? Who is going to smooth over the top of the margarine? How many lights are on upstairs when everybody is downstairs? Watch Jon pretend that these aren't his foremost concerns as he leaves home on his first tour since the last one.
Wednesday 20th October at 7.30pm
Climb aboard for the ride of your lives as 16 of the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be men!) take you soaring to a new world of dazzling diamante dipped song and dance destinations.
Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th October - Evenings at 7.15pm & Saturday Matinee at 2.15pm
Stockport Operatic Society will present TOP HAT packed full of Irving Berlin's greatest hits including "Puttin' on the Ritz", "Cheek to Cheek",and "Top Hat,White Tie and Tails" in an exhilarating celebration of 1930's song and dance.
Saturday 6th November at 7.30pm
Now seen by over 300,000 fans live and watched by millions on social media Europe's No.1 multi award winning Country music show "The Legends of American Country" returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics.
Thursday 18th November at 7.30pm
After the sell-out performances of Nutcracker and Swan, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with every child's favourite fairy-tale, Sleeping Beauty.
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