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John Hegley in the Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall with school groups

What's on: Schools and groups

The Adhesion of Love

19:00 - 21:00 20 February 2019

A new play by Stephen M Hornby Directed by Helen Parry In 1885, John W Wallace, a working-class man from Bolton, sets up the Eagle Street ‘College’, a book group that celebrates his love for Walt Whitman’s poetry. Attracting a small group of like-minded men, Wallace embarks on a journey of spiritual and sexual self-discovery through Whi..

Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World

19:00 - 20:30 28 February 2019

“...if good theatre is about changing our consciousness, then [Amy Conway] certainly achieves that...” **** The Scotsman Join Amy on a video-game adventure like no other. Battle the minions of fear, loneliness and despair using your collective powers of human connection and emotional resilience. Only together can we slay the Darkness! Bec..

The Washing Up

16:00 - 17:30 20 March 2019

Devised by the company With original songs and stories, The Washing Up takes an absurd look at the politics and practice of this every day act. Audiences have told us that it is “bonkers and brilliant”, so please do join us to explore what lies beneath the surface bubbles and find out whose turn it is to do the dishes and how they should..

COMMONISM

19:00 - 20:30 27 March 2019

Written by Smith & Sveen “It has an emotional charge under its cool surface, is propelled by a sense of investigation into friendship, performance, identity. I found it quietly thrilling.” **** The Times COMMONISM is a meeting of two people from different countries in search of some common ground. It’s a performed conversation – a di..

MACBETH - Toil and Trouble

13:00 - 14:00 24 April 2019

Performance 1pm - 2pm Workshops 2.15pm - 3pm After a sell-out run in 2018 at The Martin Harris Centre, award-winning 1623 Theatre Company returns with their 60-minute adaptation of Macbeth. Back by popular demand, Macbeth: Toil and Trouble focuses upon the central relationship within the story, charting the journey of Shakespeare's i..

MACBETH- Toil and Trouble: SOLD OUT

10:00 - 11:00 25 April 2019

Please note, this event is fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list for this event, please call Emma Rayner on 0161 275 8950 or E-mail schoolsevents@manchester.ac.uk. Performance 10am - 11am Workshops 11.15am – 12pm After a sell-out run in 2018 at The Martin Harris Centre, award-winning 1623 Theatre Company retu..

Retro(per)spective by Split Britches

19:00 - 20:30 21 May 2019

Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips. Co-presented by the Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School. Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches re..

Retro(per)spective by Split Britches

19:00 - 20:30 22 May 2019

Written and Performed by Lois Weaver and Peggy Shaw. Including work created in collaboration with Deb Margolin, Holly Hughes, Stacy Makishi, Vivian Stoll, Stormy Brandenberger and Bette Bourne and Paul Shaw of Bloolips. Co-presented by the Drama Department and the Sexuality Summer School. Legendary lesbian feminist company Split Britches re..

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