Tag: The Lowry Theatre

Oct 27
The Lowry will reopen with an exhibition about the lockdown experiences of people from Salford

A tribute to Salford's key workers has proved one of the most popular submissions to…

Sep 22
The Lowry signs deal with Ministry of Justice to become temporary Nightingale Court

The Lowry in Salford has this week signed a deal with the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to…

Sep 14
The Lowry announces first live shows since lockdown will be SIX and The Gruffalo

We’ve all missed live theatre these past few months, and it’s been hard…

Jul 08
Arts Council England pledges £33m to help arts venues – including several in Manchester

Yesterday, Arts Council England announced an investment of over £33 million in 196 of…

Mar 13
Manchester gift vouchers to buy as a token of love to redeem later

In the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic, local businesses across Greater…

Mar 03
Review: The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson is not quite ‘oven ready’

Jonathan Maitland’s new play began life at London’s Park Theatre and is currently on a…

Feb 26
Review: A Monster Calls is a dazzling piece of theatre, gut wrenchingly real but never grim

Patrick Ness’s beautiful exploration of dreams, grief and identity became a…

Feb 19
Reviewed: Ghost Stories is a clever, twisted love letter to horror

Not many theatre productions start with audience members apologising to each other, in…

Jan 28
Buddy reviewed: you’ll go home whistling Raining in my Heart even if it’s raining on the outside too

Buddy Holly jukebox musical Buddy is 30 years old and shows no signs of slowing down…

Jan 24
My Night with Reg reviewed: a reminder that living for the moment is more than a car bumper sticker slogan

Kevin Elyot’s My Night with Reg revolves around get togethers and doorbells signalling…

Jan 15
An Inspector Calls reviewed: beguiling, intriguing and a must see

JB Priestley’s An Inspector Calls is a classic thriller. But is it still relevant for…

Dec 31
The best of Manchester theatre 2019

It’s been a great year for theatre in Manchester. It really has been the year of…

Dec 13
Dr Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas review: it’s like flicking through the famous childrens’ books

My last review of 2019 and we are off to Whoville, a place where they like Christmas a…

Dec 04
Six review: it’s playful, funny, highly original and never outstays its welcome

Imagine if the six wives of Henry VIII formed a girl band consisting of the usual…

Nov 27
Review: Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes is a love letter to a life in ballet

It was a sell-out even before its world premiere season opened in 2016. The Red Shoes…

Nov 26
The best Christmas shows in Manchester this year – and how to get tickets

Everybody loves a panto at Christmas. But there’s more to Christmas than pantos.…

Nov 20
Circus 1903 review: this beautiful breathtaking show is a must-see

The circus has rapidly become a dated form of entertainment. Audiences no longer want…

Nov 12
Nigel Slater’s Toast review: a sugary trip down memory lane

With the blustery weather, cold winds and relentless rain we’re having, you…

Nov 06
A circus-themed theatre production with giant elephant puppets is coming to Salford

At the turn of the century, elephants were a big part of travelling circuses.…

Oct 31
Review: Rambert Triple Bill celebrates modern dance that stands out from the crowd

Rambert is one of the world’s leading independent dance companies, known for radical,…

Oct 28
Like being scared? Like having a laugh too? Then Director’s Cut is for you

Some of the most memorable horror films haven’t just been scary. They’ve been funny…

Oct 16
The Lovely Bones review: dreamlike, hypnotic and always watchable

Alice Sebold’s best selling novel The Lovely Bones is written from the perspective of…

Oct 08
Hedda Tesman review: Hedda remains a force to be reckoned with

In this reworking of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, the heroine of the play is trapped…

Sep 28
Review: The Thunder Girls at The Lowry

The Thunder Girls explores what happens when a girl band decides to reform thirty…

Sep 27
Review: Under Three Moons at The Lowry

84 people take their own lives every week in the UK. Roughly 75% of them are men.…

Sep 21
Review: A Taste of Honey at The Lowry

Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey is an intimate look at a mother/daughter…