Manchester Theatre Awards

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Dark Sky

Alan Stockdill
Talking Stock at The Swan, Dobcross, and touring
25 April 2017 to 26 April 2017
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

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Bucket List

Nir Paldi
Theatre Ad Infinitum at The Lowry , Salford
26 April 2017 to 27 April 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Murphy and Wildhorn
Wonderland at Palace Theatre, Manchester
24 April 2017 to 30 April 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

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Book and Lyrics - Bruce Joel Rubin. Music and Lyrics - Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard.
Bill Kenwright at Lowry
24 April 2017 to 29 April 2017
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

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Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish
Futures Theatre at The Contact Theatre, Manchester
21 April 2017 to 22 April 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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The Lounge

Lucinka Eisler, Giulia Innocenti, Lu Kemp and Ben Lewis
China Plate at Contact Theatre
20 April 2017 to 21 April 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare
Royal Exchange, Manchester
13 April 2017 to 20 May 2017
(reviewer: David Upton)

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Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo and Samuel Adamson
Children's Touring Partnership with Chichester Festival Theatre and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre at The Lowry
18 April 2017 to 22 April 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

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My Country; a work in progress

Carol Ann Duffy & Rufus Norris
National Theatre at HOME, Manchester
18 April 2017 to 22 April 2017
(reviewer: David Upton)

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Edmond Rostand adapted by Deborah McAndrew
Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre at The Lowry, Salford
18 April 2017 to 22 April 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)