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Opera North, The Lowry

Opera Review: The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky; Gianni Schacci by Giacomo Puccini, Opera North, The Lowry

March 19, 2019 Comments Off on Opera Review: The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky; Gianni Schacci by Giacomo Puccini, Opera North, The Lowry

It’s the end of a fantastic spring season by Opera North at Salford’s Lowry.

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Katie Bray as Varvara and Alexander Sprague as Kudryash © Jane Hobson

Opera Review: Katya Kabanov by Leoš Janáček, Opera North, The Lowry

March 16, 2019 Comments Off on Opera Review: Katya Kabanov by Leoš Janáček, Opera North, The Lowry

About a third way of the way through Opera North’s Spring season we moved away from the 18th Century absurdism of late Mozart to the early days of the 20th Century, and three works made in the shadow of the First World War.

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The Magic Flute

Opera Review: The Magic Flute, Opera North, The Lowry

March 15, 2019 Comments Off on Opera Review: The Magic Flute, Opera North, The Lowry

The excitement in the office at OperaWatch was palpable.

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Theatre Review: The Life I Lead, The Lowry, Salford

February 23, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Life I Lead, The Lowry, Salford

I am told that as a very young boy I was obsessed with the film Bedknobs and Broomsticks, so much so that I demanded to see it at least five times.

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Billionaire Boy, The Lowry

Theatre Review: Billionaire Boy – The Musical, The Lowry, Salford

February 18, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Billionaire Boy – The Musical, The Lowry, Salford

Whenever two or three children’s authors are gathered together, they tend to start bitching about David Walliams.

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Photo Gallery: Artist who combines spray paint and dance next in line for The Lowry’s Edit series

February 12, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Artist who combines spray paint and dance next in line for The Lowry’s Edit series

Edit.04: Live Creations by Joe Moran and Dance Art Foundation is the fourth in The Lowry’s Edit series of gallery projects and collaborations.

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“The danger of this job is not late nights, cocaine and hookers, it’s pasties.” Justin Moorhouse talks to Northern Soul

December 17, 2018 Comments Off on “The danger of this job is not late nights, cocaine and hookers, it’s pasties.” Justin Moorhouse talks to Northern Soul

“I’m a non-smoking, teetotal vegan so I couldn’t make myself any sadder really. If I got an allotment, that would finally tip me over the edge.”

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“There’s nothing as exciting as sitting in the audience, waiting for the curtain to open.” Northern Soul talks to Mark Williams

December 13, 2018 Comments Off on “There’s nothing as exciting as sitting in the audience, waiting for the curtain to open.” Northern Soul talks to Mark Williams

You probably know Mark Williams best as Arthur Weasley in the blockbuster Harry Potter film series, or possibly from TV’s The Fast Show.

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Theatre Review: Doctor Dolittle, The Lowry, Salford

December 13, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Doctor Dolittle, The Lowry, Salford

Doctor Dolittle is totally barmy.

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Stickman, The Lowry. Copyright: Steve Ullathorne

Theatre Review: Stick Man, The Lowry, Salford

December 12, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Stick Man, The Lowry, Salford

Roll up, families seeking a pre-schooler-friendly Christmas production without a cast full of X Factor semi-finalists and too many flashing lights.

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