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Review: The Producers

The Palace Theatre is no stranger to brilliant productions, and The Producers is absolutely no exception! The all-star cast featuring Jason Manford, ...

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La Traviata

La Traviata is a beautiful opera into which Giuseppe Verdi wrote joy, folly, love, and tragedy. Like any good tragedy, the idea ...

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Review: Dominic Berry

“I will never wash my tongue again.” Perhaps one of the most side-splitting, if not disturbing lines from the award-winning poet Dominic Berry’s ...

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Review: The Producers

Posted on Mar 20, 2015 1
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La Traviata

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 2
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Review: Dominic Berry

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Review: The Producers

Mel Brooks’ hilariously inappropriate smash hit “The Producers” is back in Manchester and it’s better than ever

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La Traviata

An unfortunate start by tenor Ji-Min Park was quickly overcome by the impressive ensemble of Verdi’s La Traviata

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Review: The Breakfast Club

The Mancunion’s Annabel Cartwright reviews Sam Ebner-Landy’s contribution to the MIFTAs; a stage adaptation of 1985’s Brat Pack classic The Breakfast Club

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Review: Dominic Berry

Lauren Gorton reviews Dominic Berry’s poetry performance for LGBT History month at Manchester Central Library

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Preview: The Producers

The Producers is back in Manchester after 7 long, long years. Starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus, The Producers is the show of the season.

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Interview: Dylan Moran

The Irish comedian, best known as the misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black, is currently on tour with his new show Off the Hook

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Review: Bad Company

Annabel Cartwright reviews one of the picks of this years MIFTA performances; Bad Company, a comic drama by Tom Mackintosh

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Review: Vagina Monologues

The eye-opening and thought-provoking performance never lost its humour, despite the seriousness of the content, writes ‎Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

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Preview: Patience

Nicole Tamer anticipates MUGSS’s upcoming performance of Patience with excitement as the cast get ready to woo, sing and make the audience end up in stitches

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Review: Scuttlers

Camilla Lindner reviews Scuttlers, a play about the gang culture of 1880s Manchester. A thought provoking play, which engages all of the senses

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Review: INSIDE

On the 9th of February, Elise Gallagher visited the Bolton Octagon to see the acclaimed psychological thriller INSIDE, presented by Strawberry Blonde Curls Theatre Company

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Three cheers for UMMTS success at NODA awards

The University of Manchester Musical Theatre Society impressed the jury and audience at the annual NODA awards. Nicole Tamer spoke to the winners Richard Aaron Davies, Tom Durrant and Jess Ewart to find out more about their success.