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Contact welcomes Keisha Thompson with Cocktails and Cinquains

Contact welcomes Keisha Thompson with Cocktails and Cinquains

Secoura Grim attends the welcome party for Contact’s new Artistic Director and CEO, Keisha Thompson – which included a special performance called ‘Cocktails and Cinquains’
In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews Keisha Thompson – the youngest, first Black, first female and first Mancunian Artistic Director and CEO of Contact, who has been involved with the company for 15 years
Musicals not to miss in Manchester this spring and summer

Musicals not to miss in Manchester this spring and summer

A rundown of all the musicals coming to Manchester over the next few months
Contact Theatre beatboxes Frankenstein back to life

Contact Theatre beatboxes Frankenstein back to life

Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster, a beatbox recreation of the classic story, plays at Contact Theatre
Review: The Bitten Peach

Review: The Bitten Peach

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews The Bitten Peach at Contact Theatre, as part of Queer Contact this LGBT+ History Month
Review: Vogue Ball – Night at the Poseum

Review: Vogue Ball – Night at the Poseum

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Vogue Ball: Night at the Poseum at Manchester Academy – the first time the venue has scene the event in two years
Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is marking Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with a trio of female-led shows
Contact Theatre is dreaming of a Catty Christmas

Contact Theatre is dreaming of a Catty Christmas

Dick Whittington and His Amazing Cat plays at Contact Theatre this Christmas
All I Want For Christmas is Theatre: What’s on in Manchester

All I Want For Christmas is Theatre: What’s on in Manchester

Find out what shows are heading to Manchester’s main theatres over the holiday season
There’s something Queer about Contact Theatre

There’s something Queer about Contact Theatre

Queer Contact returns to Contact – for the first time in the newly transformed venue
Contact Theatre is serving (new) looks and Pink Lemonade

Contact Theatre is serving (new) looks and Pink Lemonade

The Queer House’s Pink Lemonade plays at the recently reopened Contact Theatre later this month
Review: Wild Life FM (SICK! Festival)

Review: Wild Life FM (SICK! Festival)

Scarlett Spicer reviews Wild Life FM, which is part of SICK! Festival
Review: Baby Fever (SICK! Festival)

Review: Baby Fever (SICK! Festival)

Rosemary Russett and Sophia Hadji-Michael review Baby Fever, which is part of this year’s SICK! Festival
Rethink modern communication

Rethink modern communication

Lily Rosenberg suggests that we need to re-think the way we use technology to keep in contact with one another.
Meet Young Identity

Meet Young Identity

Ellie Martin talks to Young Identity and the work they do for the creative spirit in Manchester
Review: ‘Beige B*tch’

Review: ‘Beige B*tch’

Libby Williamson reviews ‘Beige B*tch’ as part of Contact at STUN
Review: The Vaudevillians

Review: The Vaudevillians

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales give old-school glamour a modern twist in their cabaret show at Contact

Upcoming Live Art and performance in Spring 2014

Jasper Llewellyn fills us in on the up and coming live art calandar.

‘Poo-Poo-Putin!’

Jessie Cohen explores theatrical spectatorship in Queer Theatre – is it a step towards political activism or a force for perpetuating passivity?

Must See: 1st – 8th April

Sticking around in Manchester this Easter? Here’s our guide to what’s on over the next week for those of you looking to take a welcome break from John Rylands

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