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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

Credit: Pamela Raith Photography

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

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Review: Manchester Musical Revue presents The Fear

Amy Newell enjoys a night of new writing as Manchester Musical Revue presents two short musicals

Photo: Virginia Saul

Review: The Anatomy of a Bath Mat

Anuli Changa enjoys the interesting writing and direction of Will Vincent’s play, part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

Amelia Bullmore in Circle Mirror Transformation Photo: HOME MCR

Amelia Bullmore: “In my day you could put on anything on a Monday night, anything”

Elise Gallagher interviews the Manchester alumnus ahead of her role in Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation at HOME

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Review: Stroppy

Anuli Changa enjoys the angst and humour of Chloe Weare’s ode to teenage girlhood. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

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Review: A Game of Two Halves

Lily Brittain enjoys the witty dialogue and twist ending of Joe Large’s A Game of Two Halves. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season 2018

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Review: Yellow Icing

Jessica Wiehler reviews the beautifully realised off-kilter world of Rory Calland’s Yellow Icing. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season 2018