Manchester Theatre Awards

> Independent informed reviews by the region’s most experienced critics


The Pirate Project

The Pirate Project

Lucy Foster in a co-production with Improbable, in association with Ovalhouse at Royal Exchange Theatre Studio
10 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
(reviewer: Diana Stenson)

Kate Monster and Trekkie Monster outside The Lowry

Avenue Q

Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx & Jeff Whitty
The Lowry, Salford
08 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
(reviewer: David Upton)

Street of Dreams

Street of Dreams

Trisha Ward and Damon Rochefort
Reckless Entertainment with ITV Studios and SMG Europe at Manchester Arena
09 May 2012 to 10 May 2012
(reviewer: Philip Radcliffe)

Vampirette the Musical


Jonathan Choat
Nexus Communications at Opera House, Manchester
04 May 2012 to 19 May 2012
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Chloe Newsome and Ben Nealon

Murder On The Nile

Agatha Christie
The Agatha Christie Theatre Company at The Lowry
08 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)



Naylah Ahmed
Kali Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre at Royal Exchange Studio
26 April 2012 to 28 April 2012
(reviewer: Diana Stenson)

Political Mother at The Lowry, Salford

Political Mother

Hofesh Shechter
The Lowry, Salford
27 April 2012 to 28 April 2012
(reviewer: David Upton)

Midnight Tango

Vincente Simone and Flavia Cacace, with Karen Bruce
Arlene Phillips and Adam Spiegel at Manchester Opera House
17 April 2012 to 21 April 2012
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)