Royal Exchange Theatre Articles

In conversation: Winsome Pinnock

In conversation: Winsome Pinnock

Anna Jin interviews the award-winning playwright Winsome Pinnock ahead of her play Rockets and Blue Lights
Will fans of Wuthering Heights enjoy the Royal Exchange’s modern adaptation?

Will fans of Wuthering Heights enjoy the Royal Exchange’s modern adaptation?

Francesca McClimont argues why fans of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights will enjoy the Royal Exchange Theatre’s modern adaptation
Review: Split/Mixed

Review: Split/Mixed

Anna Jin reviews SPLIT/MIXED at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Preview: National Youth Theatre Auditions

Preview: National Youth Theatre Auditions

The NYT are holding auditions for young people, aged 14-25, at the Royal Exchange Theatre in February and March
Review: 24 Hours of Peace

Review: 24 Hours of Peace

Alexia Mieretti reviews 24 Hours of Peace, Neil Bartlett’s 24-hour show at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Review: Macbeth

Review: Macbeth

Kayleigh Crawford reviews the Royal Exchange Theatre’s adaptation of Macbeth, a new production that evaluates gender
Review: West Side Story

Review: West Side Story

Amy Hagan reviews West Side Story reimagined at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Review: Mother Courage and Her Children

Review: Mother Courage and Her Children

Alfie Clark reviews Mother Courage and Her Children in its re-imagined dystopian form, at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Review: Barber Shop Chronicles

Review: Barber Shop Chronicles

Anuli Changa reviews the incredible Barber Shop Chronicles at the Royal Exchange in association with Contact Theatre
Preview: Barber Shop Chronicles

Preview: Barber Shop Chronicles

Anuli Changa speaks to cast member Emmanuel Ighodaro about Inua Ellams’ Barber Shop Chronicles at the Royal Exchange Theatre in association with Contact Theatre
Review: ‘The Producers’

Review: ‘The Producers’

“Shocking, insulting and outrageous and I loved every minute of it”: Bella Jewell reviews the musical that combines Nazism, glorious campness, and spandex
Review: Knaïve Theatre’s ‘War With the Newts’

Review: Knaïve Theatre’s ‘War With the Newts’

Urussa Malik reviews Knaïve Theatre’s ‘War With The Newts’ at the Royal Exchange Theatre

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting is open for submissions

Review: The House of Bernarda Alba

The House of Bernarda Alba is a gripping and emotional play whose symbols and characters remain relevant 80 years after its original setting

Review: Sweet Charity

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

Interview: Daniel Rigby

Brogen Campbell talks to Daniel Rigby about playing Alan Turing, artificial intelligence, and his advice for young actors

Review: Breaking the Code

Breaking the Code at the Royal Exchange Theatre was phenomenal and emotionally charged, which kept the audience engaged from beginning to end

Review: B!RTH Festival’s Syria & Kenya

The plays that are raising the issues and creating a discussion about childbirth and inequality

Review: B!RTH Festival’s India & China

Elise Gallagher tells us about some of the inpsiring plays premiering at The Royal Exchange as part of its B!RTH Festival

Review: Wish List

A clever and compelling play which explores the struggles of living in a world that seems determined to undermine and disregard you

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