The Commitments received universal critical acclaim following its London World Premiere and was quickly hailed as a smash hit musical sensation. With over 20 soul classics performed live on stage including: Night Train, Try A Little Tenderness, River Deep, Mountain High, In The Midnight Hour, Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Save Me, Mustang Sally, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Reach Out, Uptight, Knock On Wood, I Can't Turn You Loose and more!
The Commitments musical has been adapted from the novel by Booker prize winning author Roddy Doyle himself and is directed by Caroline Jay Ranger.
A rip-roaring concert ... Gets the audience up on its feet- London Evening Standard
The musical we've been waiting for. A sweet-soul, solid-gold, five-star blast - so good I almost wept.- The Sunday Times
This hugely enjoyable show touches the sublime. Wonderfully funny.- Daily Telegraph
A fabulous fun night out- Daily Mail
Visit the Tanqueray Gin Bar at the Palace Theatre Manchester! Celebrate the unmistakable taste of Tanqueray and explore their range of award-winning gins, a great way to start your evening before the show. For the 7th year in a row, Tanqueray has been voted the No. 1 bartenders’ favourite gin. (Drinks International, 2019).
The Palace Theatre of Varieties opened on Whit Monday 1891 and cost its owners the then colossal sum of £40,500. In the late 1970’s the Palace Theatre underwent a major refurbishment and re-opened in 1981 with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar and has since then retained its position as the premier provincial touring venue.