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July 2017 Theatre at The Lowry

This July The Lowry stages an array of fantastic family shows including brand-new production of Fantastic Mr Fox, the classic tale of The Railway Children, The Tiger Who Came To Tea and winner of the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment and Family The Red Shoes.

Theatre

Fantastic Mr Fox
Wed 5th – Sun 9th July
Nuffield and Curve Theatres in association with Lyric Hammersmith present a brand new adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox. Family fun at its finest, this tale of greed, pride and the power of friendship forms the flagship celebration for the Roald Dahl 100 anniversary and promises to be a huge theatrical feast with live music and songs, ideal for the whole family.

 

The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Thu 27th – Sun 30th July
The truly magical Olivier Award nominated West End production The Tiger Who Came to Tea is roaring back onto the Lyric theatre stage and is the ideal introduction to theatre for children aged three plus and the perfect treat for the whole family. Adapted and directed by David Wood OBE, Judith Kerr’s ever popular tale tells the story of When Sophie and her Mummy welcome the hungry Tiger to tea; who proceeds to eat all the sandwiches, buns, biscuits and more. He even manages to drink all the water in the tap! What will Sophie’s Daddy say when he gets home?

 

The Mikado
Tue 25th – Sat 29th July
Regan De Wynter Williams Productions will present Sasha Regan’s all-male The Mikado at The Lowry, with a specially adapted dementia friendly performance on Wed 26 July. Following the highly successful all-male tours of H.M.S. Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance, Sasha Regan returns to Salford with the irresistible The Mikado – one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous operettas. The crazy storyline takes us to 1950s England where a school camping trip is visiting the far away land of Titipu – a place where flirting is banned on pain of death and where tailors can become Lord High Executioners but cannot cut off another’s head, until they have cut off their own!

Visual Art

Lowry At Home: Salford 1966
Sat 10th June – Sun 24th September
Previously unseen photographs by one of the world’s most celebrated international photographers, famous for many iconic fashion and portrait images of the last 50 years. Commissioned by Nova magazine to record Salford in 1966, Clive Arrowsmith began his assignment at the home of LS Lowry. Quickly gaining Lowry’s trust, he was able to photograph the artist at home, in his garden and on nearby streets, providing a uniquely domestic portrait of an artist renowned for guarding his privacy.

LS Lowry: The Art & The Artist
Permanent display
The Lowry houses the largest public collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry in the world. Featuring some of his most famous and important works this exhibition shows an artist remarkable for his diversity and fearless innovation.

The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ
0843 208 6000
https://www.thelowry.com/

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