Posts Tagged ‘Mackenzie’

FLARE 4 to 8 July

‘FLARE is a unique festival,’ says Artistic Director Neil Mackenzie as he launches the 2017 programme running from 4-8 July. ‘We want to truly engage, challenge and reward an audience… theatre is broader and wider than it is sometimes given credit’.  Certainly the line up of fifteen main performances and five student ‘Future Flares’ is fascinating…. Continue Reading →


The Flare International Festival of New Theatre returns to Manchester from 4 to 8 July 2017 with performances at Home, The Lowry, The Royal Exchange, Contact, The Martin Harris Centre and 70 Oxford St (the old Cornerhouse building). The last, FLARE15, was one of my highlights of 2015.  Performance reviews are here and here. I talk to Artistic… Continue Reading →