Manchester Theatre Awards

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


Crispin Letts and Jo Mousley

Relatively Speaking

Alan Ayckbourn
Oldham Coliseum at
20 April 2018 to 05 May 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)

Lia Williams (Mary Stuart) and Juliet Stevenson (Elizabeth) in Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart

Written by Friedrich Schiller and adapted by Robert Icke
Almeida West End at Lowry Lyric Theatre
17 April 2018 to 21 April 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

I’m Frank Morgan: Rewired

I’m Frank Morgan : Rewired

Joe O’Byrne
Joe O’Byrne at The Kings Arms, Salford
12 April 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Marcelo Vallejo


Lola Arias
LIFT at HOME, Manchester
12 April 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: David Murray)

Christian Edwards and Ciaran Griffiths

All I See Is You

Kathrine Smith
Octagon Theatre at Octagon Theatre, Bolton
06 April 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

Book, Lyrics and Additional Song Melodies, Poppy Burton-Morgan
Metta at Lowry, Quays Theatre
10 April 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)

Aden Gillett and Misha Butler

The Winslow Boy

Terence Rattigan
Birmingham Repertory Theatre at The Lowry
09 April 2018 to 14 April 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)



Rachel Wagstaff
Birdsong Productions Ltd with the Original Theatre Company at The Lowry Salford
03 April 2018 to 07 April 2018
(reviewer: Diana Stenson)

Darragh Cowley as Melchior

Spring Awakening

Book and lyrics Steven Sater, music Duncan Sheik, based on the play by Frank Wedekind
Hope Mill Theatre at
31 March 2018 to 03 May 2018
(reviewer: Alan Hulme)