The Boy in Striped Pyjamas at The Lowry
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Wed 15 April - Sat 18 April
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas sets off on its first ever stage tour.
Based on the best-selling novel by John Boyne, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a heart-wrenching tale of an unlikely friendship between two innocent boys.
Ultima Vez Feather Keepy Uppy Challenge
Gather a group of your friends and challenge them to try and keep a feather in the air for the longest time - be careful not to swallow it!
Send your entries to us using #FeatherKeepyUppy
For more information about the upcomig show by Ultima Vez go to: http://bit.ly/LowryUVez
The Picture of Doreen Gray: a view from the chorus
Award winning Lip Service Theatre are bringing their new show to The Lowry and have recruited a community ensemble of performers to help out.
We dropped in on rehearsals to see how they're getting on...
Woman in Black at The Lowry
The Woman in Black
Tue 28 April - Sat 2 May
Celebrating 25 years in the West End, this gripping theatrical exploration of terror offers a truly spine-chilling experience.
I Believe in Unicorns at The Lowry
I Believe in Unicorns
Thu 19 February - Sun 22 February
At The Lowry, Salford.
A young boy discovers the power of stories in this spellbinding and moving production, adapted from the book by Michael Morpurgo author of War Horse.
Stilled by Fevered Sleep and Fuel with subtitles
Combining improvised performance, music and light with pinhole photography, Stilled is a durational dance piece that takes place in an ever growing exhibition of long exposure photographs.Each image bears witness to dances that have already been and gone, durations of time captured in a single image.
“Lingeringly, mesmerizingly beautiful. The dancers exuding a magnetic calm as they improvise.” LondonDance.com
The Lowry Christmas Appeal 2014 - Carol Singing
The Lowry Staff and Volunteers kick off the 2014 Christmas Appeal with a spot of Carol Singing to entertaint the matinee revellers.
The Lowry Christmas Appeal 2014 is to help its work with children and youung people with Autism in Salford.
Tue 4 - Sat 8 August
Barnum’s the name, P T Barnum, and I want to tell you that tonight, on this stage, you are going to see - bar none - every sight, wonder and miracle that name stands for!’
This exhilarating musical follows the irrepressible imagination and dreams of Phineas T Barnum, America’s Greatest Showman.
The story of his life and his marriage to Chairy reveals a couple who looked at the world from opposite sides of the spectrum, and also reveals that she was the practical one who made his dreams come true.
We follow the legendary showman’s life as he lit up the world with colour, warmth and the excitement of his imagination and finally teamed up with J A Bailey to create Barnum and Bailey’s Circus - the Greatest Show on Earth.
Cy Coleman’s wonderfully exuberant score includes the hits Come Follow The Band, The Colours Of My Life and There Is A Sucker Born Ev’ry Minute.
One Man Two Guvnors' at The Lowry
The National Theatre’s award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors’ returns to The Lowry.
With a cast including Gavin Spokes (One Man Two Guvnors’, London) in the lead role as Francis, Norman Pace (Hale & Pace) and Emma Barton (Eastenders), this acclaimed smash hit is a glorious celebration of British comedy - a unique, laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners.
Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe. But Roscoe is really Rachel, posing as her own dead brother - who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a job with one Stanley Stubbers - but to prevent discovery, he must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple.
Peter Pan Goes Wrong at The Lowry
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Tue 16 December - Sun 11 January
The Lowry, Salford Quays
BEST NEW COMEDY AWARD WINNERS
WhatsOnStage Awards 2014
The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society set out to present J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of Peter Pan, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does, as the accident prone thesps embark on a thrilling adventure to Neverland, with hilariously disastrous results.
‘Effortless slapstick that Keaton and Chaplin would be hard pushed to trump’ What’s On Stage
‘Boy does it hit the funny bone… an enduring cult hit in the making’ Daily Telegraph
‘Immaculately staged… roused even a staid matinee audience to hysterics’ The Times – Critics Choice
‘At one point I feared I was going to hyperventilate’ Daily Mail
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