What's on at Playhouse 2 in 2018

Saturday 20th January at 8.00pm


DOBCROSS BAND in concert


Traditional start to the Playhouse 2 year with a New Years concert from this local brass band.


Tickets £10.00 in Advance

 with Friday 26th January at 8.00pm




Annual visit from Oldham's favourite boy band - expect a night of Folk and fun Annual visit from Oldham's favourite boy band - expect a night of Folk and fun with 


Tickets £10.00 in Advance

Saturday 27th January at 7.30pm




Originally a special event for members of Crompton Stage Society but now the event is open to the 'general public' . The price of £5.00 per person with includes supper.


A Race Night is great entertainment where everybody has an equal chance to win. Whether you are a racing novice or an expert, there is something for everyone to enjoy as you cheer your galloping horse towards the finishing line!
You’ll be helping us raise funds for the theatre and you might go home with a few extra pounds in your pocket too. We also encourage you to dress for the occasion - there will be a prize for the best outfit!


Tickets £5.00 avaialable now - LIMITED NUMBERS.

Saturday 3rd Feb at 8.00pm (Amended Date)




Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.


Tickets £4.00

Saturday 10th Feb at 8.00pm 




A 12 piece Band based in the North West of England, specialising in Soul and Funk but with a repertoire that includes more modern classic covers, all guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor!
Soul Revolution includes 8 former members of Man Made Sole, one of the North West’s most successful bands of the last 20 years.

Tickets £15.00 in advance

Saturday February 24th - Saturday March 3rd at 7.30pm


Crompton Stage Society present


by Oscar Wilde


Oscar Wilde’s most famous comedy with more quotes than you shake a stick at! First performed in February 123 years ago it still is one of the funniest farces/comedies in existence.


Tickets £9.00 on sale 27th Jan.

Friday 9th March at 8.00pm




MOTHERSHIP is a Led Zeppelin covers band - actually more homage than tribute - that exists to celebrate the music of the best rock band the world has ever seen.


Unlike other tribute 'acts', MOTHERSHIP don't mimic the look and gestures of Led Zeppelin - rather the band is a celebration of the music - the music is the message... so... no costumes, no wigs, no nonsense... just great music, well played.

Expect all the classics - but with some surprises thrown in, too!


Tickets £15.00 advance available 8th Jan

Saturday 10th March at 8.00pm




Superbly talented trio who travel the world playing original but wide ranging mix of songs and tunes from haunting ballads to footstomping celtic fiddle tunes.


Tickets £10.00 advance. Available from 8th Jan.

Sunday 11th March at 8.00pm




A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world's greatest detective -- Hercule Poirot -- arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again.


Tickets £4.00

Friday 16th March at 8.00pm




CBB perform the Big Band sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Ted Heath and more, through the 1930s, 40s, 50s through to the present day. Our extensive repertoire includes jazz standards, R'n'B, charleston, rock and roll, latin, dance and contemporary music.


Tickets £12.50 advance. Available from 15th Jan

Saturday 17th March at 8.00pm




Jared has been performing his Elvis tribute show since the tender age of 16. He is officially recognised as one of the top Elvis Tributes in Europe. Jared has been lucky enough to perform all around the UK, had 2 successful season in Cyprus and even performed in America. 

He is one of only a few Elvis tributes to win in America.


Jared’s new production for 2017/2018 

Elvis The Early Years 1954-1964 spectacularly recreates the first 10 years of Elvis Presley's career.

A 2hr show taking you back to where it all began in 1954 with Elvis' first recordings at Sun records, through to the heights of 1956, onto the return from the army and the early movie years.

THIS IS A SHOW LIKE NO OTHER...With an Authentic four piece band.


Every aspect of the show is created to be as close to an Elvis concert as possible. 

Vocally, musically and most importantly the feel and energy of an Elvis Presley show is authentically created.


Tickets £15.00 advance. Available from 22nd Jan.

Friday 23rd March at 8.00pm




‘Made In Motown’ aim to recreate the classic music and sounds of Detroit during the 1960’s.
The band comprises high quality experienced musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the ‘Sounds Of The Motor City’, fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female vocalists.
If you’re a fan of Martha Reeves, the temptations, Supremes, the four tops, Marvin Gaye, and many more Motown legends, then this is a show not to be missed.
Sit back and enjoy the songs that were ‘Made In Motown’.


Tickets £15.00 advance. Available from 22nd Jan.


Saturday 24th March at 8.00pm




For almost two decades, Kiki and Carmelo have been touring their spellbinding acoustic live show across the UK and Europe. Performing in this stripped back fashion allows each of their exceptional talents to shine through and create a wonderful and warm sense of intimacy for the audience. 


Tickets £16.00 advance. Available 22nd Jan.

Next Play

Sat Feb 24th - Sat Mar 3rd at 7.30pm


by Oscar Wilde

Tickets £9.00 ON SALE NOW

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