Manchester Theatre Awards

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



David Auburn
Hope Mill Theatre Company at Hope Mill
27 November 2018 to 02 December 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Jake Fairbrother and Luke Mullins as The Maids

The Maids

Jean Genet
HOME, Manchester
16 November 2018 to 01 December 2018
(reviewer: David Upton)

The Habit of Art - Matthew Kelly, David Yelland, with John Wark and Alexandra Guelff

The Habit of Art

Alan Bennett
The Original Theatre Company, York Theatre Royal and Ghost Light Theatre Productions at Quays Theatre, The Lowry
12 November 2018 to 17 November 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Shechter II in Show


Hofesh Shechter
Shechter II at HOME
31 October 2018 to 03 November 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Charles Lawson as Rebus

Rebus: Long Shadows

Ian Rankin and Rona Munro
Birmingham Rep at Opera House, Manchester
30 October 2018 to 03 November 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Putting It Together

Putting It Together

Stephen Sondheim and Julia McKenzie
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Hope Mill Theatre & Neil Eckersley at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester
24 October 2018 to 24 November 2018
(reviewer: David Upton)

Birmingham Royal Ballet in La Fille Mal Gardée

La Fille Mal Gardée

Frederick Ashton
Birmingham Royal Ballet at The Lowry, Salford
24 October 2018 to 27 October 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Victor Oshin (Othello) and Kitty Archer (Desdemona)


William Shakespeare
English Touring Theatre at Oldham Coliseum
23 October 2018 to 27 October 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

English National Ballet in Manon


Kenneth MacMillan
English National Ballet at Opera House, Manchester
17 October 2018 to 20 October 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Death of a Salesman: Don Warrington (Willy Loman), Maureen Beattie (Linda Loman)

Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller
Royal Exchange Theatre at Royal Exchange, Manchester
11 October 2018 to 17 November 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)