Thursday 17th and Friday 18th July - Hurr (open space)
Hurr is a new play by writer and director Javaad Alipoor.
Hurr uses an electronic score by Ross Elliot (Bops), contemporary choreography by Ayo Jones and design by Uzma Kazi, to engage with a traditional form of Asian theatre, exploring themes of torture, racism, patriotism and the war on terror.
The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star (Stella Productions, development showing)
The Rise and Fall of a Northern Star transports audiences to early nineties Manchester in acautionary tale of a rock and roll wannabe. A mix of live music and original storytelling, a spellbinding and intimate experience.