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Review: A Fight at the Opera

Anuli Changa reviews Music Society’s spectacular night of opera on the themes of war and conflict

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Review: Aldo

Alana Cook revels in the whimsy of Lucio Gray’s Aldo, part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018

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Interview: Cara Looij on (IN)SANE

Orla Quilligan talks to Cara Looij, project manager of multimedia arts event (IN)SANE

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Review: On the Outskirts of a Large Event

Grace Johnstone enjoys the technical elements of The Bare Project’s On the Outskirts of a Large Event, but finds its metaphor for the migrant crisis lacking in subtlety

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Review: Brief Encounter

Michael McQuaid reviews Emma Rice and Kneehigh Theatre’s adaptation of the 1938 film

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Review: HIVE at HOME

Jessica Wiehler takes a trip to HOME for the Drama Society’s latest scratch night

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Review: The Newspaper Boy

‘Newspaper Boy’ is a hilarious, and endearing coming-of-age story set in 1992, written by Chris Hoyle and set in Manchester

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Review: Winter Solstice

Rob Tomlinson reviews an ‘important and engrossing’ production from The Actors Touring Company

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Review: The Vagina Monologues 2018

Anuli Changa finds empowerment and diversity in the University of Manchester’s production of the 1996 play

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Review: Showstopper! The Improvised Musical

Anuli Changa finds joy in the spontaneity of a show that changes every night

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MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

The first in a series of previews for this year’s Drama Society MIFTA season

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Review: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare Society’s second production of the year reimagines the Bard’s classic as a North vs. South divide