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Lighting blunder leaves Full Monty cast exposed
By Nicole Goldstein · 18 Sep 2014

An opening night audience in Manchester got more than they bargained for

Romeo & Juliet (HOME - Victoria Swimming Baths)
By Kristy Stott · 18 Sep 2014

Kristy Stott finds beauty in this invigorating production of the star crossed lovers at Victoria Swimming Baths, by HOME.

HOME appoints Jasper Gilbert and Kevin Jamieson
By Glenn Meads · 18 Sep 2014

The Cultural Hub appoints a Technical Director and Senior Producer.

Verdicts in on Maxine Peake's Hamlet
By Nicole Goldstein · 17 Sep 2014

Sarah Frankcom's gender bending retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy opened at the Royal Exchange to a mixed bag of reviews

Catherine Love: How can theatres build a wider fan base?
By Catherine Love · 17 Sep 2014

Getting audiences over the threshold is only the start; theatres have to give them a reason to stay

Hamlet (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
By Glenn Meads · 17 Sep 2014

Maxine Peake's portrayal of Hamlet is a hot ticket in Manchester and although she is excellent, the production itself garners mixed results

The Full Monty (Tour - Manchester)
By Glenn Meads · 16 Sep 2014

The new UK Tour of The Full Monty opens and it's a riot.

The Lion King returns to Manchester's Palace Theatre 17 Jan, on sale today
By Glenn Meads · 15 Sep 2014

The hit Disney show will play for five weeks in Manchester next year.

Sean Holmes on the Secret Theatre tour
By Ron Simpson · 12 Sep 2014

Lyric Hammersmith's artistic director, Sean Holmes, talks about the creation of Secret Theatre and its upcoming tour

Lass Productions bring football themed Othello to Northern Quarter, 22 September
By Glenn Meads · 11 Sep 2014

Lass Productions swap Venice for Venezia FC with their take on the Bard's classic.