Manchester Theatre Awards

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




Catherine Cranfield
Theatre Unlocked at 53two,Manchester
27 March 2018 to 31 March 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Siu-See Hung (Helen), Tina Chiang (Lily) in Mountains

Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

In-Sook Chappell
Royal Exchange Theatre, Yellow Earth and Black Theatre Live at Royal Exchange Studio
22 March 2018 to 07 April 2018
(reviewer: David Murray)



Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan( Book) Marc Shaiman(Music and lyrics) and Scott Wittman (Lyrics) based upon the film by John Waters
Mark Goucher , Matthew Gales and Laurence Myers at The Opera House, Manchester
26 March 2018 to 07 April 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson and Stephen Tompkinson


Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton
Old Vic at The Lowry
26 March 2018 to 31 March 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Sooha Kim as 'Kim' and Gerald Santos as 'Thuy'

Miss Saigon

Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil with lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr and Michael Mahler
Cameron Mackintosh at The Palace, Manchester
21 March 2018 to 12 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

East is East: Kulvinder Ghir - George

East is East

Ayub Khan Din
The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Theatre, Bolton
15 March 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Kimberley Raw as the Witch in RNCM's Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

Adelheid Wette and Engelbert Humperdinck
Royal Northern College of Music at RNCM Theatre
17 March 2018 to 25 March 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

Isabel Ford (left) as Paul Waggett and Christine Mackie as Doctor Maclaren

Whisky Galore

Compton Mackenzie, adapted by Philip Goulding
Oldham Coliseum, Hull Truck Theatre, New Vic Theatre at Oldham Coliseum
16 March 2018 to 07 April 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)