THE CRASH OF THE ELYSIUM, live at MediaCity UK from Friday 1st to Sunday 17th
A spectacular Punchdrunk DOCTOR WHO show for children, commissioned by MIF, directed by Felix Barrett and written by Tom MacRae.
THE 8TH, The Pavilion Theatre: 7 – 9 July
A new pop-musical, one song in eight chapters, a thoroughly modern take on the seven deadly sins, with music by Paul Smith of The Housemartins and The Beautiful South and book by Ché Walker.
DIE WALKURE: THE MADNESS OF THE EXTRAORDINARY PLAN: Manchester International Festival; Bridgewater Hall – 15 – 16 July 2011
Directed by Neil Bartlett, Sir Mark Elder leads the Hallé in a guide to Richard Wagner’s revolutionary reinvention of the musical language of opera. This will be an illuminating experience for Wagner afficionados and newcomers alike.