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Review: Yank! The Musical

A tonally confused musical lifted by some fantastic performances and moments of pathos and humour

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Review: Grease: The Musical

One of the West End’s biggest hits, Grease: The Musical, starts its premiere run in Manchester with a spectacular Sandy and plenty of nostalgia

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Review: La La Land

La La Land is an homage to jazz which neglects to ultimately pay any viable homage to jazz

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Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The audience at the Lowry were treated to a wonderful performance that was visually superb and entertaining from beginning to end

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Review: Sweet Charity

This reinvention of the classic Broadway musical will have you laughing, clapping and ready to dance the night away

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Review: Billy Elliot The Musical

This toe-tapping smash hit musical will have you crying and laughing and everything in-between

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Review: Showstoppers! The Improvised Musical

Showstoppers! create an entire musical production before your very eyes; a show that is improvised based entirely on audiences’ suggestions

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Review: A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

The play that tells society how to speak about and live with the big C word

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Review: Cats! The Musical

The jellicle cats come alive at the Manchester Opera House in this modern take on the classic family musical

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Review: A Shrektacular Performance

Harry Newton looks back on a fantastic performance by the cast of Shrek the Musical at The Lowry

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Review: Guys and Dolls

With a cast and orchestra made up of over 40 members, Gordon Greenberg’s Guys and Dolls comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre

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Review: Barnum

The circus musical is a theatrical experience different from many mainstream musicals, writes Matthew Gormley