Manchester Theatre Awards

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


Into the Deep

Into the Deep

Ed Lees
Lucy Russell and Grace Hart and Popcorn Productions at LEAF on Portland Street, Manchester
08 July 2018 to 10 July 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Idomeneo - Paul Nilon


Varesco and Mozart
Buxton International Festival at Buxton Opera House
08 July 2018 to 21 July 2018
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

The Séance

The Séance (GM Fringe)

Andrew Siddall
Andous Productions at 53 Two Manchester
05 July 2018 to 07 July 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)


Out (GM Fringe)

Stewart Campbell
Qweerdog at 53 Two, Manchester
07 July 2018 to 22 July 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Studio ORKA at MIF/Z-Arts/Manchester Communication Academy, Harpurhey
07 July 2018 (reviewer: David Murray)

Catherine Lamb as Katie

Bunny (GM Fringe)

Jack Thorne
MAP Productions/Fabricate Theatre at 53 Two Manchester
03 July 2018 to 05 July 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

John Elkington (Des), Danielle Henry (Lesley), Eve Robertson (Elaine), Jane Hazlegrove (Dot), Kate Anthony (Anne)

Queens of the Coal Age

Maxine Peake
Royal Exchange and New Vic Theatre co-production at Royal Exchange Theatre
28 June 2018 to 28 July 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia !

Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus (music and Lyrics) and Catherine Johnson (Book)
Judy Craymer and Richard East at The Palace, Manchester
03 July 2018 to 14 July 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)