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Lovely quirky venue

Lovely venue and great atmosphere. It's only small but that's what makes it nice. You are always... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Great small venue

I’m watching a band in this band you can recently watching a movie there which they put on... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
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Playhouse2 is Shaw's hidden gem. Run solely by volunteers it provides a wealth of entertainment all year round including full-length plays, music gigs, cinema nights and much more. Staff are very friendly and beverages/snacks are favourably priced...more
Play House 2 2 Newtown Street, Shaw OL2 8NX, England
+44 1706 847281
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

An excellent night, Chris Connor is amazing+++. The staff at the Playhouse are wonderful, nothing was too much trouble, very helpful with my daughter, who was a little late. Well done all round, a lovely venue with a great atmosphere.

2  Thank Carolyn16
PH2shaw, Staff Member at Playhouse2, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2014

Hi Carolyn Glad you had a great night and thanks for out first (great) review. Playhouse 2

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue and great atmosphere. It's only small but that's what makes it nice. You are always close to the stage and can soak it all up. We went to the Cadillac Kings there and sound was great. There is a nice bar as well...More

Thank odedkuschy
PH2shaw, Manager at Playhouse2, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed the band. We like 'quirky'...

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Visited to see Kinisha - Tina Turner Tribute (who was fantastic - see the photos). She played with a full band and stayed in character throughout. Parking was easy - Asda (across the road) do have a 3 hour limit so be careful and the...More

Thank Brian85361
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I’m watching a band in this band you can recently watching a movie there which they put on occasionally, there is a bar very modern, the theatre itself is very steep sure you do don’t get people sat in front to your vision, The place...More

Thank Paul1060
Reviewed 16 December 2017

My Friend and I went along to see this show last night THE FAB 60's featuring The Beat Club It was a brilliant show, if you get the chance to go don't miss it, 3 very talented Men. This was my first visit to this...More

Thank yvonneormrod
Reviewed 10 December 2017

First visit to this lovely theatre. Seats very well placed, everyone had a great view all the stage. Nice bar area. Really enjoyed the Oldham Tinkers, great show lads.

Thank Pauline J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Watched the whodunit 39 Steps last night and thoroughly enjoyed this hilarious adaptation with such a brilliant cast of 4 playing over 130 roles in 100 minutes. Definitely worth the visit and such a theatrical production.

Thank 831annies
PH2shaw, Manager at Playhouse2, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed the play. Thanks for the review and be sure to come back soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

On friday 31st March we saw the Swing Commanders at this theatre.It was an excellent night in a lovely theatre.

Thank Anthony B
PH2shaw, Staff member at Playhouse2, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Hi Anthony Thanks for the review - glad you enjoyed it. John Playhouse 2

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic CHRIS CONNER is Elvis from start to finish you warmed to him straight away well he is a local lad can't wait for 2017

Thank peter c
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Came to see Manchester Police male voice choir and jazz ensemble. Lovely venue. Great atmosphere. And a damn good pint.

Thank Barcley T
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Been a season ticket holder here for 20years. Can count the number of productions I have not enjoyed on one hand.Tat is only due to preferences. The theatre is run by volunteers and they do a brilliant job. Bar prices are unbelievedy low. If you...More

Thank steven s
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