Manchester Theatre Awards

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MIF: Available Light

Lucinda Childs, John Adams and Frank Gehry
Pomegranate Arts at The Palace Theatre, Manchester
06 July 2017 to 08 July 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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MIF: BambinO

Lliam Paterson and Phelim McDermott
MIF, Scottish Opera and Improbable at Pavilion, Manchester and other venues
04 July 2017 to 16 July 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

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MIF: Fatherland

Simon Stephens, Scott Graham, Karl Hyde
Royal Exchange, Manchester
05 July 2017 to 22 July 2017
(reviewer: David Upton)

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Thomas Moore
Northern Rep at The Reading Room, The Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester
27 June 2017 to 16 September 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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First Words

Charlotte Josephine, Shauna Mackay and Ian Townsend
The Octagon Theatre at The Octagon Studio Theatre, Bolton
23 June 2017 to 08 July 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Devised by Ben Duke and the Barely Methodical Troupe
The Barely Methodical Troupe at The Lowry Quays Theatre, Salford
22 June 2017 (reviewer: David Cunningham)

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What If I Told You

Pauline Mayers
The Mayers Ensemble and West Yorkshire Playhouse at The Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester
19 June 2017 to 20 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Shirley Valentine

Willy Russell
Adam Spiegel Productions at Lowry Lyric Theatre
19 June 2017 to 24 June 2017
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

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The Father

Florian Zeller trans. Christopher Hampton
Oldham Coliseum Theatre at Oldham Coliseum
16 June 2017 to 01 July 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)