Manchester Theatre Awards

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


Carlos Acosta

Premieres Plus

Carlos Acosta
The Lowry
24 July 2011 to 25 July 2011
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

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Stepping Out

Richard Harris
Oldham Coliseum
10 March 2011 to 02 April 2011
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Sister Act Manchester

Sister Act

Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, Cheri & Bill Steinkellner, Douglas Carter Beane
Opera House, Manchester
29 September 2011 to 15 October 2011
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Faye Brookes in Legally Blonde

Legally Blonde

Laurence O’Keefe, Neil Benjamin, Heather Hach
Opera House, Manchester
18 October 2011 to 29 October 2011
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Paul-Michael Jones as Johnny and Emily Holt as Baby in Dirty Dancing at the Palace Theatre

Dirty Dancing

Eleanor Bergstein
Palace, Manchester
22 November 2011 to 07 January 2012
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

James Corden in One Man Two Guvnors

One Man, Two Guvnors

Richard Bean
National Theatre at Lowry, Salford
11 October 2011 to 15 October 2011
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Lisa Holliman (Alice Fitzwarren), Fine Time Fontayne (Saucy Sarah Suet), Richard J Fletcher (Billy Suet) and Simeon Truby (Alderman Fitzwarren) in Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Fine Time Fontayne, Kevin Shaw
Oldham Coliseum
26 November 2011 to 14 January 2012
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Derek Jacobi as King Lear

King Lear

William Shakespeare
Donmar Warehouse at The Lowry
22 March 2011 to 26 March 2011
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

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Polis Loizou
Thunder Road Theatre at Buxton Festival Fringe
17 July 2011 to 21 July 2011
(reviewer: Philip Radcliffe)

Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades

Opera North at The Lowry
18 November 2011 (reviewer: Philip Radcliffe)