What’s On in Manchester – January 2020

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2020! Despite the world seeming stuck in a perpetual purgatory of Brexit, Donald Trump and global warming, there is still cause to celebrate. Manchester's theatre scene continues to thrive. Whether you go regularly, or have made a resolution to see more theatre, there is always plenty to watch. Here are... Continue Reading →

What’s On in Manchester – December 2019

*Puts on best Noddy Holder voice*... IT'S CHRISTMAS!!!!! I wish it could be Christmas every day because December really is the most wonderful time of year. Although the weather outside is frightful, there is nothing better than sitting in the warmth watching some wonderfully festive theatre. Manchester never fails to deliver theatrical Christmas crackers and... Continue Reading →

Light Falls – Royal Exchange Theatre

Light Falls marks the end of an era at the Royal Exchange Theatre. It is Sarah Frankcom's final directorial piece as Artistic Director, before becoming the director of LAMDA. She began her tenure at LAMDA by cutting audition fees by 75%, showing just what a fantastic asset she is to the theatre industry. She will... Continue Reading →

Macbeth – Royal Exchange Theatre

Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre are no strangers in allowing women to play Shakespeare's most famous characters. In 2014, they received critical acclaim when an androgynous Maxine Peake played Hamlet, although the central character remained male. In the first play of their Autumn/Winter season, the Royal Exchange have fully switched the gender of Macbeth, changing Shakespeare's... Continue Reading →

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