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NEWS: HOME announces PUSH 2017

Manchester’s HOME has today announced plans for PUSH 2017 - a two-week festival which promises to shine a light on regional talent. The festival which will run from 14th - 28th January will be run in association with Auto Trader and will provide an opportunity for some of the North West’s most exciting and vibrant artists the chance to present ...

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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips – Home, Manchester

 Writer: Michael Morpurgo Director: Emma Rice Reviewer: Mel Duncan Hidden stories and those long forgotten can be the beginnings of magical theatre which teach one to probe deeper into the world around them.  Given that Slapton Sands, the village depicted in Michael Morpurgo’s much-loved book sits in such proximity to Kneehigh’s creative stomping ground, this would be a natural choice of ...

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Gecko: Institute – HOME, Manchester

Artistic Director: Amit Lahav Reviewer: Peter Jacobs Founded in 2001, Gecko is an award-winning physical theatre company led by Artistic Director Amit Lahav, who remains a compelling central devising performer within the company’s diverse range of work. Institute, their latest show, has been two years in the making and is a careful and detailed examination of the ways we care ...

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The Emperor – HOME, Manchester

Writer: Ryszard Kapuściński Adaptor: Colin Teevan Director: Walter Meierjohann Reviewer: Donna Kelly Following the international success ofKafka’s Monkey, Kathryn Hunter reunites with Colin Teevan and Walter Meierjohann to take on Ryszard Kapuściński’s extraordinary tale of corruption, greed and the collapse of absolute power. Based on the 1978 book of the same name, The Emperor tells the story of the decline ...

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Beyond Caring – Home, Manchester

Writer: Alexander Zeldin and the company Director: Alexander Zeldin Reviewer: Richard Hall Alexander Zeldin, after hours of investigation and first-hand experience has along with the company created Beyond Caring - A penetrating exposure of the invisible and at times downright unpleasant world of zero hours contracts. In researching the play Zeldin and his cast worked as cleaners and the characters ...

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Now Listen To Me Very Carefully – Home, Manchester

Writer: Andy Roberts Divisors: Andy Roberts &James Baker Reviewer: Matt Forrest “I’ll be back”: probably the most famous of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s lines. It was first uttered in The Terminator and said by the big man in no less than 14 of his films. It’s up there with the line “Screw you!” from Total Recall as the most 'classic' Arnie line. ...

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On Corporation Street – HOME, Manchester

Niamh McCann in On Corporation Street,

Director: Louise Lowe Visual Artist: Owen Boss Reviewer: Jo Beggs On Saturday 15 June 1996, as Manchester city centre came alive with shoppers, a huge explosion ripped through the city, shattering every window, destroying buildings and causing a boom that was heard for miles. Left in a van on Corporation Street, the bomb was the work of the Provisional IRA, ...

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CD REVIEW: Michael Longoria – Broadway Brick by Brick

Reviewer: Holly Spanner Currently performing with The Midtown Men, a high-octane band performing hits from the sixties, Michael Longoria made his Broadway debut in Hairspray, after graduating with a BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. This is Longoria’s debut Solo Broadway Album, and as the title of the album suggests, Broadway Brick by Brick is a ...

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