A 2017 review

A rambly post about the good stuff that’s been happening in Manchester theatre and live art this year.   Miwaan Rizwan‘s Twerk in Progress was an explosion of absurdity and sunshine, returning to Contact after a short set at Queer Contact earlier in the year. He is a gem. Molar by Quim Bigas and Moore Bacon! by Bosse Provoost … Continue reading A 2017 review

As I move out of Manchester, I think about how it’s changed me

(Originally written for My Write as a Woman but thought I’d stick it here.) Mother Manchester. Child of an immigrant woman. It is hard to find a sense of grounding in a wild space where your mother’s culture, mother’s tongue is not familiar to your peers. You look different. Smell different. And grieving for someone … Continue reading As I move out of Manchester, I think about how it’s changed me

Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry

Massive Owl’s abstraction of Stand by Me, an adaptation of Stephen King’s novella The Body was a beautiful view of the microscopic. Starting with a landscape description of Castle Rock as the audience stare at the words on a projected screen, the story unfolds of an unknowing and sensitive relationship between the images of three voiceless characters in … Continue reading Review: Massive Owl’s Castle Rock @ The Lowry