Manchester Theatre Awards

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Bears

Josh Coates, Emma Geraghty, Ross McCaffrey, Hannah Mook and Jake Walton
Powder Keg at The Royal Exchange Studio, Manchester
14 June 2017 to 18 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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La Cage Aux Folles

Harvey Fierstein music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Bill Kenwright at The Lowry, Salford
13 June 2017 to 17 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Talking Heads

Alan Bennett
Octagon Theatre Bolton at Octagon Theatre, Bolton
08 June 2017 to 08 July 2017
(reviewer: David Upton)

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The Emperor's New Clothes

Toby Gascoigne
Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company at The Lowry
11 June 2017 (reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

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In Tents and Purposes

Roxy Dunn
Viscera Theatre at The Lowry, Salford
10 June 2017 (reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Operation Black Antler

Matt Adams, Jem Wall, Richard Hahlo, Ju Row Farr and Nick Tandavanitj
Blast Theory and Hydrocracker at HOME, Manchester
07 June 2017 to 17 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Trainspotting Live

Irvine Welsh adapted by Harry Gibson
King’s Head Theatre / In Your Face Theatre at The Lowry, Salford
05 June 2017 to 10 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields
Mischief Theatre at The Lowry, Salford
05 June 2017 to 10 June 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Imbalance

Joli Vyann
Joli Vyann and Turtle Key Arts at The Lowry Studio
02 June 2017 (reviewer: Carmel Thomason)