Manchester Theatre Awards

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Shorelle Hepkin as Alice Fitzwarren, Fine Time Fontayne as Sarah Suet, Nina Shadi as Dick Whittington and Miley Rose as Tom the Cat

Dick Whittington

Fine Time Fontayne and Kevin Shaw
Oldham Coliseum Theatre at Oldham Coliseum Theatre
11 November 2017 to 13 January 2018
(reviewer: David Chadderton)

You've Changed

You've Changed

Kate O'Donnell
Trans Creative and Contact at The Quays Theatre, The Lowry, Salford
10 November 2017 to 11 November 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Cast of The Snowman in The Snowman

The Snowman

Howard Blake, Bill Alexander and Robert North
Birmingham Repertory Theatre at Opera House
08 November 2017 to 12 November 2017
(reviewer: Georgina Wells)

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)