Review: The Glass Menagerie
Urussa Malik reviews The Glass Menagerie at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Step inside the glass walls of the Royal Exchange
The Glass Menagerie, the semi-autobiographical play that catapulted Tennessee Williams to fame, is once again playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre – following their hugely successful adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire
Preview: Words and Music – James Joyce and Anthony Burgess
Words and Music – James Joyce and Anthony Burgess is a literature event featuring Enrico Terrinoni at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
The Mancunion’s fave shows of the 2010s!
The Mancunion’s Theatre section reveal their favourite shows of the decade
Brown representation: they want our faces but not our voices
There is an interesting moment where brown women in the public eye are caught between mimicking vitriol of white supremacy and silent complacency, Urussa Malik argues
Envisioning Palestine: The Sea Cloak and Other Stories
Urussa Malik reviews a new short story collection which explores what it means to be a woman in Palestine today.
Review: ‘Truth and Other Associated Works’ by the Creative Writing Society
Urussa Malik reviews the Creative Writing Society’s new zine, ‘Truth and Other Associated Works’, edited by Calvin Cheng, Adrian Kanyoli, and Toreh O’Garro
Review: ‘It’s Not About the Burqa’, edited by Mariam Khan
Urussa Malik reviews ‘It’s not about the Burqa’ a collection of intersectional essays by Muslim women, edited by Mariam Khan
Review: The Manchester Collective’s ‘Pierrot Lunaire’
Urussa Malik reviews The Manchester Collective’s ‘Pierrot Lunaire’
Review: ‘Too Shy: Open Mic’
Urussa Malik review’s the Creative Writing Society’s ‘Too Shy: Open Mic’ event at Chapter One Books in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
Live Review: Novo Amor
Brudenell Social Club is treated to a night of reflection and emotion, courtesy of Welsh talent Novo Amor, writes contributor Urussa Malik.
Review: Knaïve Theatre’s ‘War With the Newts’
Urussa Malik reviews Knaïve Theatre’s ‘War With The Newts’ at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Urussa Malik reviews Desiree Akhavan’s third project, The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Album Review: Chris by Christine & The Queens
Urussa Malik pictures Christine & The Queens’ new album as needed push for change in social norms – along with being a stunning piece in its own right.
Review: ‘Normal People’ by Sally Rooney
Sally Rooney has been getting a lot of hype. Urussa Malik reads her latest novel, Normal People, to find out how such a comparatively young writer (she’s written two best-selling books by the age of 26) has been so successful.