Best Theatre Discoveries in 2019

I didn't want to end the year without shining a spotlight on the theatre companies that I discovered in 2019 who have really excited me. They have all produced outstanding, innovative work, which has pushed boundaries and showcased incredible talent. It has been a pleasure to discover these theatre companies, so I wanted to write... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Theatre Shows in 2019

2019 has been quite an eventful year for theatre in Manchester. It has been a year of new beginnings, with Sarah Frankcom stepping down as the Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange, paving the way for Roy Alexander Weise and Bryony Shanahan to put their own stamp on the theatre. This year also saw 53two... Continue Reading →

GM Fringe Awards 2019

A month of incredible fringe theatre came to an end last night with the 2019 GM Fringe Awards. Across July, there were over 250 productions that showcased local emerging talent. A multitude of venues welcomed artists, from pubs to train station platforms, and Manchester was a buzzing hive of creativity. Every single person involved in... Continue Reading →

When It Breaks It Burns – ColetivA Ocupação Bring Brazilian Political Activism to Moss Side

"Let's occupy the schools. Let's occupy the streets. Let's occupy the theatres. Let's occupy everything." ColetivA Ocupação is a collective group of students from various districts of São Paulo. Their lives were drastically altered by the high school occupations of 2015 and 2016 across Brazil. Combining dance, live music, political activism and performance, they bring... Continue Reading →

Theatre Highlights of 2018

Since 2018 is coming to an end, it is only natural to look back over the year and reminisce over its highlights. This year was special for me as it was when I started blogging about theatre. Previously, I wrote mini reviews in my diary but then I made the decision to move online. As... Continue Reading →

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