Posts Tagged ‘Week 53’

Brighton Rock

I’ve always thought it was a tricky ask to put classic literature on the stage. Sometimes it becomes too heavy, too narrative driven. At the other extreme it becomes too detached from the original, perhaps through redrawing character or excessive physical theatre. But Pilot Theatre’s production of Brighton Rock at the Lowry as part of… Continue Reading →

Week 53 – Into the Depths of the Lowry

Week 53 has offered the chance to see the Lowry in a different light.  Different shows, different areas, something out of the ordinary.  For just over a week, the theatre has been taken ‘offline’ and reprogrammed.  Some events such as the superb Handle With Care have used offsite, site specific locations.  I did an interview… Continue Reading →

Handle With Care

Presented as part of the Lowry’s Week 53 Festival, Handle With Care by Dante or Die is ‘a site-specific journey of one woman and her stuff through a lifetime in self-storage performed at Ready Steady Store in Worsley’.  Performed over two floors, ten storage units of all sizes, and along the corridors, this performance looks at what… Continue Reading →