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Review: Be Home Soon (UMDS)

Review: Be Home Soon (UMDS)

UoM Drama Society’s first play of this academic year Be Home Soon is a heart-warming story full of promise and talent for its amateur cast
Review: UoM Musical Theatre Society autumn showcase

Review: UoM Musical Theatre Society autumn showcase

UoM’s very own Musical Theatre Society’s Autumn Showcase assembled snippets from the outstanding shows performed last academic year
Drama society and directing virtual plays during a deadly pandemic

Drama society and directing virtual plays during a deadly pandemic

Megan Drew accounts her experience directing a virtual play for the Drama Society’s Fringe Festival
What’s On: UMDS Autumn Fringe Festival

What’s On: UMDS Autumn Fringe Festival

UMDS is putting on a plethora of student-crafted work this week, exploring a range of subjects from race and climate change to experimentations with film 7th-13th December.
Review: Legally Blonde (UMMTS)

Review: Legally Blonde (UMMTS)

Online editor Bec Oakes reviews UMMTS’ production of Legally Blonde: The Musical, based on the classic Reese Witherspoon chick flick
How to get cheap theatre tickets for students and young people

How to get cheap theatre tickets for students and young people

Theatre tickets are expensive, but Theatre Editor Jay Darcy explains how young people and students can take advantage of the schemes, offers and discounts in place
Berkoff’s EAST at Fringe: An Interview with Director Rosie Thackeray

Berkoff’s EAST at Fringe: An Interview with Director Rosie Thackeray

Anuli Changa talks to director Rosie Thackeray about what East means to her and the process of preparing to take the play to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019
Review: Seussical the Musical

Review: Seussical the Musical

Ella Marsden reviews UMMTS’ production of Seussical the Musical
MIFTA Season: Do Not Disturb

MIFTA Season: Do Not Disturb

Ella Marsden reviews the final production in the Drama Society’s MIFTA season: Chloe Weare’s Do Not Disturb
MIFTA Season: We Have Sinned

MIFTA Season: We Have Sinned

Amy Hagan reviews We Have Sinned, new student writing as part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season.
Review: Twelfth Night

Review: Twelfth Night

Anuli Changa reviews one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Twelfth Night, performed by the University of Manchester Shakespeare Society
Review: ‘Chicago’

Review: ‘Chicago’

Emily Cushlow review the Theatre Society’s latest production, ‘Chicago’
Review: ‘Barred’

Review: ‘Barred’

Sam McElhattan reviews ‘Barred’, a rehearsed improvisation performed at Antwerp Mansion
Review: ‘Mallets’

Review: ‘Mallets’

‘The stakes are high and the tensions higher.” This statement from the description of the play was certainly true of the University of Manchester Drama Society’s latest production, ‘Mallets’, written by Rex Fisher and directed by Merle Wheldon-Posner and Felix Firth. Set in summer in a garden in South Gloucestershire, the fast-paced and entertaining comedy […]
Review: Pravda

Review: Pravda

Orla Quilligan reviews ‘Pravda’, part of the University of Manchester Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase season
Review: ‘Foolproof’ by the Manchester Musical Revue

Review: ‘Foolproof’ by the Manchester Musical Revue

Anuli Changa reviews MMR’s ‘Foolproof’
Review: ‘One Minute’

Review: ‘One Minute’

Patience Kanjira reviews ‘One Minute’, the next installment in the UoM Drama Society’s Autumn Showcase
Review: the return of A Game of Two Halves

Review: the return of A Game of Two Halves

Libby Williamson reviews the return of ‘A Game of Two Halves’, the winner of Best Production at the Manchester In-Fringe Theatre Awards (MIFTAs)
Review: Little Women

Review: Little Women

Amy Newell enjoys the final UMMTS show of the year at Partisan Collective
Review: The Clockmaker’s Tale

Review: The Clockmaker’s Tale

Will Vincent is taken back in time by UMMTS’ latest piece of new writing at Barton Arcade

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