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Review: Mixtape

A new production devised and performed by the Royal Exchange Young Company, Mixtape tells the stories of Manchester's young people through the ...

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Review: Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men may be one of the only texts that current theatregoers may be more informed on than the production’s ...

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Review: Spring Awakening

*** WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD *** Nothing is more universal than teenage angst. Everyone goes through a stage of their life where everything annoys ...

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Review: Mixtape

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 1
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Review: Of Mice and Men

Posted on Apr 23, 2018 2
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Review: Spring Awakening

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 3
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Review: Mixtape

Sophie Graci enjoys a night out with the Royal Exchange Young Company

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Review: Of Mice and Men

Jessica Wiehler enjoyed Selladoor’s production of the classic play, but found the experience challenged by differences from the much-studied novel

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Review: Spring Awakening

A beautiful production centring on some universal, if somewhat uncomfortable topics — not to be missed

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Review: The Clockmaker’s Tale

Will Vincent is taken back in time by UMMTS’ latest piece of new writing at Barton Arcade

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Review: The Replacement Child

Rob Tomlinson reviews a production that blends tragedy and comedy by mother and child friendly company Abooo Theatre

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Review: Myopia

Jess Johnstone is drawn in to the anonymous world of Martha Treves’ Myopia. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018.

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Review: Spring Awakening

Grace Currie admires the way in which the cast and creative team handle difficult themes in a challenging production. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

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Review: Slam of the North

Four universities go head to head in a slam poetry competition tackling issues ranging from puberty to politics

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Review: The Sound of Music

Izzy Lewis reviews an uneven production of the classic musical at The Palace

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Review: Frankenstein

Saira Baksh is captivated by this reinvention of Mary Shelley’s classic tale at the Royal Exchange

Left to right: Yasmin Paige (Lauren), Sian Clifford (Theresa), Anthony Ofoegbu (James), Amelia Bullmore (Marty) and Con O’Neill (Schultz) in Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker, directed by Bijan Shebani, at HOME Manchester, Fri 2 - Sat 17 March 2018. (Photo by Marc Brenner)

Review: Circle Mirror Transformation

Elise Gallagher enjoys the quiet depth of Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation at HOME

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Review: Alpha

Jessica Wiehler gets sucked into the totalitarian dystopia of Zoe Kent’s Alpha, part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018