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Posts Tagged ‘The Lowry’

Elektro Kif

Elektro Kif are a French Elektro dance troop consisting of some shockingly youthful dancers for their abilities. Their performance was choreographed elegantly considering the music they were jiving to, but most impressive was their synchronisation. They moved as if one single entity, to put it bluntly. With one of the group separating off to make […]

Vive le Cabaret

Vive Le Cabaret’s dazzling Valentine’s Day special promised a night to remember and it certainly did not disappoint. The venue and soundtrack at The Lowry Theatre were an ideal setting for the night’s flamboyant events with red satin tables, classy decor and a medley of old jazz and swing with a contemporary edge. The night […]

Hooray for The Heretic!

Josephine Lane went to The Cornerhouse last week to preview some scenes from The Library Theatre Company’s The Heretic and interview the cast

D H Lawrence’s The Daughter-in-Law, named as his masterpiece, depicts a set of industrial unrest, elusive desires and flaming tensions erupting from a Nottinghamshire home. This portrayal of working class mining culture in 1912 is infused with the mother-in law, daughter-in-law relationship, stemming from Mrs Gascoigne’s rigid grasp of her son, Luther. The opening scene […]

Chinese State Circus

This unique performance from The Chinese State Circus was exhilarating and undeniably gripping throughout. It showcased a traditional Chinese art form which ranged from balancing on bicycles to smashing bricks on each others’ heads. The audience seemed mesmerised by the performances and the theatre was filled with gasps innumerable times. The show reflected the Chinese […]