Entries by Dave Holden

13 The Musical

We are celebrating another resounding success with our latest production of Jason Robert Brown’s ’13’. What a fabulous, fun week we have had on this show, finishing with a sell out Saturday performance of a production which has again attracted high acclaim. Check out our Gallery to shots from the show and to really now […]


It has been another year of incredible success at the NODA NW DISTRICT 1 awards. Following last years wins for our leading and supporting actors, our musical director and our production of Les Misérables taking the title of Best Youth Production 2016 we were overwhelmed to have equalled this at the 2017 celebrations. After a […]


We are extremely pleased to announce that Manchester Musical Youth has received no less than 18 nominations for our cast and team at the NODA NW District 1 Awards for 2017. Nominations include many individual nods for cast and team members following Legally Blonde and Pirate Queen, as well as full cast nominations. Please join […]

13 The Musical

We are looking forward to casting and starting work on the fantastically funny musical ’13’. Written by the talented writer behind ‘Parade’, Jason Robert Brown, 13 follows the life of teenager Evan as he struggles with growing up, his parents divorce and moving away from his home town New York City to small town Indiana. […]

Little Mermaid Jr Success

Our “Apprentices” debut production ‘The Little Mermaid Jr’ has been a massive success. It has been such pleasure working with such an incredible set of youngsters who, for some, were treading the boards for the first time. We are so proud of the development and achievements of this group over the last 12 months and […]

The Pirate Queen Sets Sail For The Last Time

Thank you to everyone who supported ‘The Pirate Queen’! What an incredible experience. We have lived and breathed  this ambitious experience over the last few months and we are truly sad to say goodbye to this show. Another incredible success for MMY, critics said it was “completely magical and awe-inspiring” read the full review here […]

Claude-Michel Schönberg Visits

As we prepare for our July production of The Pirate Queen we have been lucky enough to welcome the musical mind behind the show, Claude-Michel Schönberg, to our rehearsal for a special workshop. A truly inspiring night saw the cast put through their paces by the composer who’s other works include the iconic Miss Saigon […]


SO PROUD OF RICCARDO. Congratulations to MMY member Riccardo who tonight chose Pixie Lott to represent him on The Voice Kids UK. Well done Riccardo we are all so proud – you absolutely smashed it tonight! The cast are all missing you but sending you all the best.

Little Mermaid Jnr coming October 2017

We are pleased to announce that our ‘Apprentices’ group will present the Disney Jnr adaptation of the timeless Little Mermaid this October at Z-arts, Manchester. Performances will be on Saturday 14th October at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are on sale now from the Z-arts box office website.

“Apprentices Assemble”

Following their successful debut at the MMY Anniversary concert in October our “Apprentices” have been busy expanding their repertoire in preparation for their first presentation “Apprentices Assemble. This journey through growing up will feature many popular Musical Theatre favourites performed by our youngest cast members. the concert takes place on April 30th at 53two in […]