It's good to keep it complex – and other lessons from the Manchester International Festival
As the Manchester International Festival closes, our critic reflects on John McGrath's first year as artistic director
Review: Returning to Reims (HOME, MIF)
Schaubühne's Thomas Ostermeier adapts Didier Eribon's bestselling memoir for this world premiere at MIF
Review: The Welcoming Party (Manchester International Festival)
Theatre Rites present this immersive children's piece in a warehouse at the Museum of Science and Industry
Review: Fatherland (Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival)
This new verbatim piece by Simon Stephens, Scott Graham and Karl Hyde looks at fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions
Top 5 theatre openings: 3 - 9 July
The Engineer heads out on tour and Kids Company goes under the spotlight once more, in this week's top theatre openings
Richard Gregory on opening this year's MIF with a giant catwalk
We talk to the director about What is the City but the People?
Mark Ball to leave LIFT for Manchester International Festival
The LIFT artistic director will become the associate artistic director at MIF
Vicky Featherstone to direct Dr Strangelove inspired show for MIF
The first four commissions for next year's festival have been announced
John McGrath appointed artistic director of Manchester International Festival
The National Theatre Wales founder will succeed Alex Poots in September