Manchester International Festival

Branagh confirms Scorsese Macbeth film
By Editorial Staff
The actor is teaming up with the Hollywood legend on a big screen version of his 2013 production
Peake and Rampling set to light up Manchester
By Mandy Martinez
This year's Manchester International Festival line-up will continue the city's cultural renaissance
Programme announced for Manchester International Festival
By Editorial Staff
Maxine Peake and Björk are set to return to the bi-annual festival this year
Guest Blog: Damon Albarn musical should seal lasting legacy for MIF director
By Mandy Martinez
Albarn's musical wonder.land, directed by Rufus Norris, opens Alex Poots' final festival as Manchester International Festival artistic director
Michael Coveney: Rufus Norris's National - fresh meat or cold potatoes?
'In the admirable rush to be all things to all men in the name of diversity and inclusivity, the danger is you lose sight of what you really want to do'
First season announced at Manchester's HOME
A new Simon Stephens play is among the highlights of the inaugural season
Manchester to get new £78m arts venue
The new space will be built on the site of the former Granada TV studios, and should open by 2019
Brian Cox, Wayne McGregor, Jamie XX, and Kevin MacDonald in first MIF 2015 Shows
Manchester International Festival announces the first three shows for the 2015 Festival, the fifth edition of the world's only biennial of new commissions and special events.
Tolstoy and Told By an Idiot in Royal Exchange New Season
Anna Karenina and The Ghost Train in Royal Exchange new season, following the huge success of their biggest selling show in ten years, Hamlet.
Spotlight On: The Tickets.com Best Regional Production Award
By Ben Hewis
As part of our 'Spotlight On:' series, we take a closer look at the nominees in the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Regional Production.