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INTERVIEW | Joey Parsad Talks The Hilarious ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ Coming to The Lowry This Christmas

Bringing bundles of humour to the Lowry’s Quays theatre this Christmas is the hilarious extravaganza that is Around The World In 80 days. The classic feel-good production is perfect for all the family as it tells the story of Phileas Fogg who wagers his life’s fortune to circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days. The…

Cilla the musical review

REVIEW | Cilla the Musical | UK Tour

Cilla the Musical arrived up north in Manchester last night as a jam-packed evening of Cilla’s greatest hits telling the story of her extensive career as Liverpool’s most loved singer. The production itself showcases the rising star’s career from the moment she stepped on stage to sing at the Cavern Club. She continues to sing…

INTERVIEW | Kate O’Donnell talks ‘You’ve Changed’

Queer performer, activist, campaigner and theatre artist Kate O’Donnell is bringing her critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe show You’ve Changed to the Lowry this November. It has been fourteen years since Kate transitioned and her witty one-woman show is not only about how she has transitioned, but how the conceptions of gender have transitioned in society. “The…

REVIEW | The Band | UK Tour

Take That’s new musical The Band opened their sparkling new musical The Band in Manchester last night to a tumultuous reception in an evening a lot of people will never forget. Opening in 1992 and centred around five girls and their unbreakable friendship, it’s a heart-warming story about growing up and growing apart. We are…

REVIEW | Grease | UK Tour

Grease was the word last night at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, as the brand new UK tour opened. Bringing back the classic hit songs through the narrative we all know and love, this production of Grease felt fresh and had some impressive production values.  Telling the iconic tale of two high school sweethearts Danny…

REVIEW | Hansel & Gretel | Opera North

Opera North bring Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel to the stage and it is a glorious modern adaptation of the classic fairy tale. After seeing a lot of Opera North’s traditional operas, it was refreshing to see something with a contemporary twist. Adapting the story from the classic tale, Hansel and Gretel live in an inner city…

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