Written around 463BC, The Suppliant Women tells the story of fifty young women who have fled their homeland, in a bid to escape forced marriage, in order to seek asylum in Greece.
Federico Garcia Lorca’s formidable text, in a wonderfully uncompromising translation by Jo Clifford which is set within the distinctive confines of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre.
With Christmas in full swing, it feels like a good time to look back at the highlights of a busy year for theatre in Manchester. Here are Upstaged Manchester’s theatrical highlights of 2016. Which shows would make your list?
The Night Watch is a gripping adaptation of Sarah Waters’ novel – beautifully realised and faultlessly performed.
Are you looking for the best theatre and creative activities taking place in Greater Manchester during Easter? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best theatre shows and creative activities for all of the family.
Kristy Stott, for Upstaged Manchester, rounds up the many Manchester theatrical highlights in May: from The Lowry, the Royal Exchange, the Contact, the new HOME, the Kings Arms and many other great venues.