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Review: An Evening With The Voices In Annie’s Head

Every year the University of Manchester Drama Society offers new theatre-making opportunities to students from all degree levels and subject departments as ...

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Review: Footloose

The casting of minor celebrities in popular musicals has become common practice, broadening the appeal of theatrical productions to both regular theatregoers ...

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Review: The James Plays

History plays are hard to do right. The play has to reinvent the past for a contemporary audience, providing compelling renditions of ...

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Review: An Evening With The Voices In Annie’s

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Review: Footloose

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 2
The James Plays Photo: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan

Review: The James Plays

Posted on Apr 29, 2016 3
The James Plays Photo: Tommy Ga-Ken Wan

Review: The James Plays

Director Laurie Samson brings a Scottish king trilogy to the Lowry theatre

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Victoria Wood: The “humble genius”

“Humble genius” Victoria Wood passes away aged 62

Don Warrington as King Lear Photo: Jonathan Keenan

Review: Shakespeare’s King Lear

As one of Shakespeare’s most notoriously difficult roles to play, there have not been many versions of high renown, resulting in steep pressure and intense…

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Review: L’elisir d’amore

The Opera North’s light-hearted take on a perennial Italian masterpiece arrives with all the optimism of the 1950s set in which it is packaged

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Review: The Witches

Kate Harvey explains why this transformation of a childhood classic into a zany musical sensation offers a unique theatrical experience for both young and old Dahl fans alike

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Review: Riverdance 21

University of Manchester Irish dancer Olivia Gaskill heads to the Apollo to experience the real thing

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Review: An Evening With The Voices In Annie’s Head

Sarah Teale’s ‘An Evening With The Voices In Annie’s Head’ steals the lime light of the University of Manchester Drama society 2016 MIFTA’s

Photo: Footloose UK Tour 2016

Review: Footloose

The often fatal idea of casting minor celebrities in popular musicals proves Annabel Cartwright wrong with the UK tour of Footloose

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Review: Chris Ramsey’s All Growed Up

The Geordie comedian delivered a blockbuster show on the stage at The Lowry

Momoko Hirata as Juliet and Joseph Caley as Romeo and artists of Birmingham Royal Ballet Photo: Andrew Ross

Review: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet

The Birmingham Royal Ballet host their 2016 Shakespeare celebration at Salford’s Lowry Theatre

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Review: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

By doubling their number of annual productions, the University of Manchester’s musical theatre society present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

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Review: Battle of the Societies

The Cancer Awareness in Teenagers and Young People Society (CATS) host the talent Manchester University has on offer with their ‘Battle of the Societies’