The Exorcist coming to Manchester Opera House

Manchester Theatre - The Exorcist will run at Manchester Opera House

A new stage production of The Exorcist is coming to Manchester Opera House during a UK tour presented by Bill Kenwright.

The nationwide tour of the spine-tingling The Exorcist will open in September 2019, coming to Manchester from 22-26 October.

The Exorcist, based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty, is inspired by true events.  The thrilling tale has been adapted for stage by John Pielmeier and directed by Sean Mathias (Waiting for Godot, No Man’s Land), featuring the voice of Ian McKellen as the Demon.



When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan’s strange symptoms, her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damien can tackle what’s before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl’s soul…

William Friedkin’s 1973 Academy Award-winning film adaption of The Exorcist, thrilled audiences across the globe and gained a huge cult following. Now, 45 years after the film’s release, fans of the film and theatre alike get to experience a visually astounding, intelligent and haunting theatrical experience.

When does The Exorcist run at Manchester Opera House?

The Exorcist runs at Manchester Opera House from 22 to 26 October 2019.  Tickets are priced from £13.

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Author: Michelle Swift