SINGERS are offered an exciting opportunity to join a new production of Jerry springer ­— The Opera, which comes to Manchester in August.

They are invited to audition for the Jerry choir. The choir play a major role in the show and will perform alongside 14 professional actors.

Jerry Springer – The Opera will run at Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats for four weeks from Thursday, August 8, to Saturday, August 31.

It is almost 15 years since the show was last performed in the UK.

The controversial musical will be staged by new production company Northern Ricochet recently formed by James Baker, Tom Chester and Bill Elms.

Northern Ricochet, who are passionate about producing quality theatre in the North, want volunteers to audition for up to 18 places in the Jerry Choir.

Casting day for the Jerry Choir is Sunday 24 March 2019 in Manchester city centre.

For the audition, singers will be required to prepare two songs of contrasting style including one that suits the style and tone of the show and allows for them to show their ability to act through song. Each song should be no longer than one minute. Singers will be required to take sheet music.

Successful applicants will be invited to a group workshop at a later date. They will need to commit to rehearsals every Sunday from May 12 to early August; technical rehearsals; and three to four shows per week during the show’s four-week run.

Singers wishing to audition are asked to pre-register by emailing

For more information see or Facebook /Jerry Springer Manchester

* Jerry Springer – The Opera will be at Hope Mill Theatre, 113 Pollard Street, Manchester M4 7JA from August 8 – 31 at varying times. For tickets, see