Manchester Theatre Awards

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


George Costigan and Brid Ni Neachtain in Long Day's Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Eugene O'Neill
HOME & Citizens Theatre, Glasgow at HOME, Manchester
10 May 2018 to 26 May 2018
(reviewer: David Upton)

Madhouse Re:exit

Madhouse Re:exit (Week 53 Festival)

The Company and Max Barton
Access All Areas and The Lowry at Brickworks, Barton Arcade, Manchester
17 May 2018 to 28 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

Willy Russell
Bill Kenwright at The Palace, Manchester
15 May 2018 to 26 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)



Alexander Knott
BoxLess Physical Theatre at 53Two, Manchester
08 May 2018 to 12 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

Becky Wilkie (Irena), Helen Goalen (Olga), Abbi Greenland (Masha)

Three Sisters

RashDash (Helen Goalen, Abbi Greenland and Becky Wilkie) after Chekov
RashDash and Royal Exchange Theatre at The Royal Exchange, Manchester
03 May 2018 to 19 May 2018
(reviewer: David Cunningham)

All aboard for Titanic the Musical

Titanic the Musical

Music & lyrics: Maury Yeston. Book: Peter Stone
Danielle Tarento, Steven M. Levy and Vaughan Williams for Capital Musicals Ltd in association with Mayflower Theatre, Southampton at The Lowry, Salford
07 May 2018 to 12 May 2018
(reviewer: David Upton)

THE JUNGLE BOOK. Keziah Joseph 'Mowgli' and The Company.

The Jungle Book

By Jessica Swale. Music by Joe Stilgoe. Based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling’s
Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate at Lowry Lyric Theatre
02 May 2018 to 06 May 2018
(reviewer: Carmel Thomason)