There are so many great productions opening in 2008 that’s it’s hard to know where to start. But, here goes as WOS Manchester guides you through what we think will be the ‘ones to watch.’
The Glass Menagerie – Royal Exchange- 9th April- 24th May
Highly anticipated and booking very well, this looks set to win plaudits and audience acclaim as Brenda Blethyn (pictured) steps back into the unforgiving round at the Royal Exchange. Following hard on the Hollywood heels of Jessica Lange as Amanda, Blethyn will equal ‘full house’ notices!
Waiting For Godot- The Library Theatre- 1st February- 8th March
Before it was cast, this production had a buzz surrounding it, but now that David Neilson (Roy Cropper from Coronation Street) is on board, the omens look very good, indeed. So much more than a school party outing- this one is worth waiting for! (more…)