Theatre Archive


Review: The House with Chicken Legs
4th April 2022

Review: The House with Chicken Legs

Roxanne Person reviews The House with Chicken Legs at HOME
Les Misérables: a magical musical or mere misery?
4th April 2022

Les Misérables: a magical musical or mere misery?

Deputy News Editor Shikhar Talwar argues that the world-renowned Les Misérables, currently playing at the Lowry, is far from perfect
Review: Les Misérables
4th April 2022

Review: Les Misérables

Aayush Chadha reviews Les Misérables at the Lowry Theatre
Review: The Bread We Break
3rd April 2022

Review: The Bread We Break

Jessica Hamilton reviews The Bread We Break at Contact Theatre
Review: Shelia’s Island
1st April 2022

Review: Shelia’s Island

Hannah Wellock reviews Sheila’s Island at the Lowry
Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat
31st March 2022

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Sophie Hicks reviews Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Manchester Opera House, starring Alexandra Burke, Jason Donovan and Jac Yarrow
Review: Barbara Dickson at King Georges Hall
31st March 2022

Review: Barbara Dickson at King Georges Hall

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Barbara Dickson OBE at King Georges Hall
In conversation: Johannes Radebe
30th March 2022

In conversation: Johannes Radebe

Johannes Radebe speaks to the Mancunion about the importance of visibility, the challenges of the first same-sex partnership, and his upcoming tour, Freedom
HOME is serving Rice
28th March 2022

HOME is serving Rice

Michele Lee’s award-winning play, Rice, is coming to Manchester’s HOME Theatre
Review: Animal Farm
28th March 2022

Review: Animal Farm

Sophie Hicks reviews Animal Farm at the Lowry

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Review: Vignettes
28th March 2022

Review: Vignettes

Fashion Editor Alex Bikard reviews Vignettes at Hope Mill Theatre
Bonjour! Palace Theatre Manchester invites you to be their guest
25th March 2022

Bonjour! Palace Theatre Manchester invites you to be their guest

The new, redesigned stage adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast comes to Manchester’s Palace Theatre for a two month residency
A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)
23rd March 2022

A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)

Harriet Mcdonald reviews UMMTS’ A Very Potter Musical at the Students Union and interviews the musical’s director, Sophie Beake
Review: Saving Britney
22nd March 2022

Review: Saving Britney

Is there more to #FreeBritney than meets the eye? Saving Britney follows a fan’s love affair with the star, who secretly saves her.
Strictly champion Giovanni Pernice cha chas back to Manchester
21st March 2022

Strictly champion Giovanni Pernice cha chas back to Manchester

Strictly Come Dancing champion Giovanni Pernice finally brings his This is Me tour to the Bridgewater Hall
Another Singer in Another Hall: Barbara Dickson is back
20th March 2022

Another Singer in Another Hall: Barbara Dickson is back

2 x Olivier winner Barbara Dickson is touring the UK in support of her latest studio album, Time is Going Faster
Any Dream Will Do at Manchester Opera House
20th March 2022

Any Dream Will Do at Manchester Opera House

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat comes to Manchester Opera House, starring Alexandra Burke, Jac Yarrow, and Jason Donovan – the original Joseph
‘Magic truly is real’ – Bedknobs and Broomsticks at The Lowry
18th March 2022

‘Magic truly is real’ – Bedknobs and Broomsticks at The Lowry

Brummie/Cockney accents, excellent puppetry and a truly magical bed – Emily Turvey reviews the stage adaptation of Bedknobs and Broomsticks at the Lowry, which last played in Manchester mere months ago and stars Dianne Pilkington in the lead role
Review: Opera North’s Alcina
15th March 2022

Review: Opera North’s Alcina

Jess Ferguson reviews Opera North’s Alcina at the Lowry
Review: Opera North’s Rigoletto
15th March 2022

Review: Opera North’s Rigoletto

Maria Plakhtieva reviews Opera North’s Rigoletto at the Lowry

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