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Carmen @ the Opera Shack. Credit: the Opera Shack.

Like Carmen, but more moonshine

I didn’t choose to come out: it sort of happened by accident. I was mincing around the house to sumptuous crescendo’s of ...

Photo: Elena Brearley

MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

Born out of time and out of place Harper sits on a beach under the fucked sun and the sky — hot, yellow ...

Photo: UoM Women's Theatre Society

Brand new women's theatre society taking back the stage

Ready to take back the stage, the Women’s Theatre Society (WTS) is aimed at women of all religions and ethnicities. The group ...

Carmen @ the Opera Shack. Credit: the Opera Shack.

Like Carmen, but more moonshine

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 1
Photo: Elena Brearley

MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

Posted on Feb 12, 2018 2
Photo: UoM Women's Theatre Society

Brand new women's theatre society taking back the

Posted on Nov 17, 2017 3

“Like Carmen, but more moonshine”

The Opera Shack are shaking up stereotypes with their production of the classic opera, Carmen

Photo: Elena Brearley

MIFTA Preview 2018: Yellow Icing

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

Photo: UoM Women's Theatre Society

Brand new women’s theatre society taking back the stage

Saira Baksh introduces us to the Women’s Theatre Society at the University of Manchester

Photo: Nicole Tamer

The 3rd Degree Recording

Entering its fifth season, the successful BBC Radio 4 show hosted by Steve Punt challenged students and dons of the University of Manchester alike

photo: Manchester Theatres

Preview: The Producers

The Producers is back in Manchester after 7 long, long years. Starring Jason Manford and Phil Jupitus, The Producers is the show of the season.

Image: Tegan Gilmore

Preview: Patience

Nicole Tamer anticipates MUGSS’s upcoming performance of Patience with excitement as the cast get ready to woo, sing and make the audience end up in stitches

Photo: Darren Bell

Preview: Avenue Q

Stephanie Scott previews Avenue Q, which arrives on the Palace Theatre’s stage 27th May

Strangeways rehearsals 2014. Photo credit: George Combe

Making it in Theatre… Or at Least Trying

University of Manchester graduate and writer-director of Strangeways, Joshua Val Martin shares his experience of working in theatre after graduation

Photo credit: Paul Coltas

Preview: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Stephanie Scott previews Priscilla Queen of the Desert at The Palace Theatre

In Doggerland. Photo: Box of Tricks

In Doggerland: Interview and Preview

Keir Forde interviews Box of Trick’s Tom Morton-Smith and Hannah Tyrell-Pinder on their production, ‘In Doggerland’

A Clockwork Orange. Photo: Robert McGrath

Preview: A Clockwork Orange

Josephine Lane previews Action to the Word’s new physical theatre interpretation of ‘A Clockwork Orange’ at the Lowry

Students Alex Bennett and Ben Boskovic in rehearsal for the Library Theatre Company's production of Mother Courage. photo: Library Theatre Company

Brecht’s piece set to be a success

Andrew Georgeson previews the Library Theatre Company’s production of Brecht’s classic war drama Mother Courage and Her Children