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Lockdown radio plays from our Young Company

Lockdown radio plays from our Young Company

During lockdown, our Young Company explored how they could still be creative together by trying new performance styles. Over five weeks they engaged with the Lawrence Batley Theatre through online creative sessions and pre-recorded tutorials working towards the creation of their very own radio play exploring the theme of ‘connection’. Our Creative Associate, Olivia Race, […]

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Coronavirus update: Plans to reopen

Coronavirus update: Plans to reopen

A message from Chief Executive & Artistic Director, Henry Filloux-Bennett: “Although at this point we are still unable to open, we have been doing an enormous amount of work over the past few months to make sure that when restrictions are eased, we are able to safely welcome our staff and audiences back to the […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

An update for our community – 8 April 2020 We wanted to say a massive thank you to all our patrons for your continued support and well wishes during these unprecedented times. Our administration and creative teams are now operating completely remotely as per government advice We continue to work hard to bring you the […]

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Cast revealed for a stunning revival of Kevin Elyot’s landmark play My Night with Reg, coming to the Lawrence Batley Theatre in February

Cast revealed for a stunning revival of Kevin Elyot’s landmark play My Night with Reg, coming to the Lawrence Batley Theatre in February

Green Carnation Company, a proud LGBTQ led theatre company based in Manchester, have revealed the cast for their 2020 revival tour of Kevin Elyot’s award-winning play My Night with Reg, which comes to the Lawrence Batley Theatre from Thu 20 – Sat 22 February. The full cast of the production, unconventionally co-directed by director/producer duo […]

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Phoenix Dance Theatre’s The Rite of Spring: Haitian Voudou, what is it?

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s The Rite of Spring: Haitian Voudou, what is it?

In 1913 when the Ballet Russes performed to Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for the first time audience members at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées were shocked at the avant-garde nature of the work and apparently broke out into riots. Now, over 100 years later Phoenix Dance Theatre perform a reworking by Haitian-born choreographer, Jeanguy […]

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Apply to perform in Aladdin

Apply to perform in Aladdin

Do you love performing? Can you dance, act or sing? Are you between the ages of 9 and 17? And are you prepared to work hard and commit a lot of time to the show? Then we need you to be part of the Young Chorus for Aladdin – the Lawrence Batley Theatre’s 2018 professionally […]

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