Located just next to Manchester's Media City, The Lowry draws crowds to Salford wanting to see big productions of theatre. It's a popular stop for West End touring shows such as Calendar Girls, Blood Brothers and Wicked. There's also plenty of home grown plays, and shows and exhibitions from across the performing and visual arts spectrum. From big names in comedy to top performers from dance and music, The Lowry's stage lights up each night with talent. Visitors to the arts centre will be impressed by the waterside surroundings. The Lowry rests on Salford Quays, so unlike most of Manchester's other theatres, the vibes are peaceful, calm and away from hustle and bustle. It also boasts great views to enjoy while dining and drinking before a show, as well as great onsite amenities. Inside, the venue is modern and spacious, perfect for those wanting to relax with contemporary facilities or visiting with families. The Lowry opened in 2000, and today is considered one of Manchester's dominant stages. It is one of the region's most visited cultural venues and is paving the way for accessibility in theatre. It consistently strives to play a role in promoting the arts among young people, nurturing and engaging its community through projects and opportunities.