Manchester Theatre Awards

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Joanna Mccallum (Maria) and Nick Holder (Vanya) in Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya

Chekhov trans. Andrew Upton
HOME at HOME
03 November 2017 to 25 November 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Harold Finley (John Dee) & Toyah Willcox (Queen Elizabeth I)

Jubilee

Adapted for the stage by Chris Goode from the original screenplay by Derek Jarman and James Whaley
Royal Exchange Theatre at Royal Exchange Theatre
02 November 2017 to 18 November 2017
(reviewer: David Chadderton)

Cabaret

Cabaret

Joe Masteroff ( book), John Kander ( music ) and Fred Ebb( lyrics)
Bill Kenwright at The Lowry, Salford
07 November 2017 to 11 November 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

The Hartlepool Monkey

The Hartlepool Monkey

Carl Grose
Fuel, in association with Stratford Circus Arts Centre, presents Gyre & Gimble's The Hartlepool Monkey at Lowry
03 November 2017 to 04 November 2017
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Rubber Ring

Rubber Ring

James McDermott
James McDermott at The Studio, The Lowry, Salford
31 October 2017 to 01 November 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

This Bright Field

This Bright Field

Theo Clinkard and Leah Marojevic
Brighton Festival, Dance4, Greenwich Dance & Trinity Laban Partnership, The Lowry and Tramway at The Quays Theatre, The Lowry, Salford
31 October 2017 to 01 November 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Abhin Galeya (Tesman) and Lizzy Watts (Hedda Gabler) in Hedda Gabler.

Hedda Gabler

By Henrik Ibsen in a new version by Patrick Marber
National Theatre at Lowry
31 October 2017 to 04 November 2017
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

BE//LONGING

BE//LONGING

Becx Harrison/Take Back Theatre/Manchester Migration Lab
Take Back Theatre/Manchester Migration Lab at Hope Mill Theatre
31 October 2017 to 04 November 2017
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

The cast of The Wipers Times, with left and 2nd left, James Dutton and George Kemp

The Wipers Times

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman
Trademark Touring and Watermill Theatre at Opera House, Manchester
31 October 2017 to 04 November 2017
(reviewer: Paul Genty)

Superposition

Superposition

Chanje Kunda
The Lowry, Contact, hÅb and STUN and Michaela Waldram-Jones at The Studio, The Lowry, Salford
26 October 2017 to 27 October 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)