This October you can experience the atmosphere and enjoyment of live theatre again with DriveINSIDE, the world’s first theatre that literally allows you to drive inside. The COVID safe arts space in central Manchester will hold 800 guests and is covered by Europe’s largest mega-tent, a necessary addition with Manchester’s usual rainy weather. Simply drive into the theatre on Medlock Street, open your door, take your seats right beside your car and enjoy some live theatre fun. A full list of shows, booking details and prices can be found on the theatre’s website – but we’ve gathered together our top 5 must-see productions below…

The Most Spectacular Show | Sun 4 Oct | 7pm | From £25

Come and join the circus for the evening with this family friendly sing-a-long spectacular featuring a collection of speciality acts in honour of The Greatest Showman. With a ringmaster and mistress leading you through the evening, expect to be up and dancing besides your vehicle as you marvel at the aerialists, acrobatics, pyrotechnics and West-end singers included in this international cast. Be blown away by fantastic light shows, fire effects and much much more. To book visit, follow the link below.

My! My! Abba the Musical | Sun 18 Oct | 2pm | From £25

Quoted as ‘the best Abba tribute show in the UK’ this sing-a-long, dance-a-long sensational show is suitable for all ages and encapsulates the best of Abba’s music alongside a heady dose of frivolity and fun! Starting at 2pm and lasting until 8pm, enjoy audience participation, incredible performances from its West-end cast and weeks of trying to get Abba songs out of your head again! Book your tickets below.

The Rat Pack, Swingin' at the Stands! | Wed 21 Oct | 7.30pm | From £22

Take a step back in time to when music was soulful and the singers just as smooth with this fantastic tribute to some of the greatest artists we’ve ever been graced with. Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr are joined by their live band for the night to transport you into decades gone by while performing dazzling choreographed singing, dancing and comedic entertainment. Featuring hit performers from the West-end spectacular The Rat Pack, Live in Las Vegas, there will be songs for everyone, audience participation and hilarity for sure. Book your tickets below.

Immersive Rocky Experience | Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct | 8pm | From £25

If ever a show does not require an introduction it’s this one. The Immersive Rocky Experience will be held on two nights and encourages audiences to dress along with their Rocky Horror Picture Show theme. Come inside Dr Frank-n-Furter’s mansion as you join Brad, Janet (Dammit Janet) and many more characters as they come together to celebrate the creation of Rocky. Definitely something to celebrate, shout, dance and sing-a-long with. To book visit the site below.

La Voix | Sun 25 Oct | 8pm | From £20.

La Voix AKA the UK’s funniest redhead and her talented band are bringing their show to Manchester for a night packed full of comedy, music and entertainment. The legend herself has caught a lot of praise for her incomparable impressions, alongside her comedic timing and powerful vocals. Prepare to laugh and laugh, while admiring the sparkling costumes and taking in a night of pure entertainment. ‘Wear thick pants as you’ll wet yourself laughing!’ says Jennifer Saunders. To book, follow the link below.

Fri 2 Oct - Sun 25 Oct, Various Start Times, DriveINSIDE,
Medlock Street, Manchester, M15 4GU
, From £20.50
Victoria Fox
Published on:
Tue 8 Sep 2020