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Theatre

Lucian Msamati as the composer Antonio Salieri with the Southbank Sinfonia. Photo: Marc Brenner

Review: Amadeus

London’s National Theatre comes to Manchester’s HOME, first class entertainment at a Northern price

Photo: HOMEMCR

Review: Narvik

A truly haunting and mesmerising play by Lizzie Nunnery

Photo: The Lowry

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon novel is expertly brought to life on stage by Simon Stephens adaption as the play goes on tour around the UK

Photo: Sadlers Wells

Review: The Peony Pavilion – Chinese National Ballet

The Peony Pavilion is one of the most famous Chinese love stories and is performed by the Chinese National Ballet at The Lowry

Photo: National Theatre

What is coming to Manchester’s theatres in semester two

The best bits of theatre coming to Manchester this semester

Photo: Home MCR

Interview: Lizzie Nunnery

The Mancunion’s Theatre editor Brogen Campbell talks to writer Lizzie Nunnery about her play ‘Narvik’

Photo: The Lowry

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

Photo: Royal Exchange

Review: Sweet Charity

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

Photo: The Opera Shack

Review: An Evening of Puccini

An opera with a twist, it’s both funny and accessible

Photo: Paul Hudson @flickr

Interview: VANT

Amy Matthews sits down with rockers VANT to talk about Theresa May, Manchester crowds and their forthcoming album DUMB BLOOD.

Photo: Opera House

Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Hilariously funny and another triumph for the Royal Shakespeare Company

Photo: 53two

Review: When Both Sides Surrender

The 2011 riots are dramatised to tremendous effect, an excellent production by a local Manchester theatre