Manchester Theatre Awards

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The Marked

Dorie Kinnear, Tom Dawze, Bradley Thompson
Theatre Témoin and Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham at The Lowry, Salford
20 May 2017 (reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Hard Times

Stephen Jeffreys, after Charles Dickens
Oldham Coliseum Theatre at Oldham Coliseum
19 May 2017 to 03 June 2017
(reviewer: Robert Beale)

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Heads Up

Kieran Hurley
Show and Tell at HOME, Manchester
18 May 2017 to 20 May 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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JB Shorts 17

Helen Farrall; James and Aileen Quinn; Peter Kerry; Ian Kershaw; Nick Ahad; Dave Simpson and Diane Whitley
Reallife Theatre Company at 53Two, Albion Street, Manchester
16 May 2017 to 27 May 2017
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

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Good Grief

Jack Rooke and Sicely Rooke
Soho Theatre at HOME, Manchester
17 May 2017 to 19 May 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Leviathan

James Wilton, inspired by Herman Melville’s ‘Moby Dick’
James Wilton Dance at The Contact Theatre, Manchester
16 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Winter Hill

Timberlake Wertenbaker
Octagon Theatre Bolton at Octagon Theatre
11 May 2017 to 03 June 2017
(reviewer: David Chadderton)

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La Strada

Devised by the company, based on the subject and script work by Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano and Tullio Pinelli
Belgrade Theatre Coventry at The Lowry, Salford
15 May 2017 to 20 May 2017
(reviewer: Kevin Bourke)

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The Wedding Singer

Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy with music by Matthew Sklar
Dan Looney in association with Paulden Hall Productions, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Tom O'Connell Productions and Tim Lawson at The Opera House, Manchester
15 May 2017 to 20 May 2017
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

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Ravi Shankar's Sukanya

Music Ravi Shankar, Librettist Amit Chadhuri
Royal Opera, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Curve at Lowry
14 May 2017 (reviewer: Carmel Thomason)