Our new Spring – Summer 2018 Season

Talent, both established and emerging – it’s the engine that drives everything we do. Whether staging plays, working with artists or with young people, HOME is a platform, a laboratory of ideas and a place where the best creative work can be made and enjoyed by everyone.

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Previously in this season

Hofesh Shechter Company presents

Grand Finale

If you were one of the unlucky people who missed it the first time around, internationally-celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter’s spectacular Grand Finale is back for…

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Hugh Hughes with Shôn Dale-Jones presents

ME & ROBIN HOOD

Hoipolloi’s newest show about Shôn Dale-Jone’s longstanding relationship with his favourite fictional friend, the prince of thieves himself.

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Action Hero presents

Slap Talk

Slap Talk is an epic tour de force, a verbal sparring match that is both funny and entertaining but also dark, complex and deeply unsettling.

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Susan Gunn: Ground Evolution

Susan Gunn is an artist interested in the history, origins and anthropology of colour and naturally occurring materials.

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The Scar: Preview and Opening Performance

Join us for the preview of our new exhibition The Scar. This will be the first opportunity to see work from artists Noor Afshan Mirza…

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National Theatre Connections 2018

Greater Manchester’s youth theatres, schools and colleges perform at HOME in the National Theatre’s Connections festival, a celebration of young people, theatre-making and the importance…

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The Dark Page

Our signature film season for Summer 2018, The Dark Page takes its title from acclaimed book by Kevin Johnson and reviews the literary background of…

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The Mondo Film And Its Legacy

This season comprises screenings of classic mondo films and illustrated talks exploring different aspects of mondo cinema and its legacy.

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Harry Dean Stanton: Wild at Heart

The late, incredibly great Harry Dean Stanton had a diverse career spanning 60-plus years during which he established himself as one of the most laconic…

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Mario Popham and Tom Baskeyfield: Of Flesh and Stone

Through a dialogue between drawing and photography, artists Tom Baskeyfield and Mario Popham continue their exploration into how we have shaped, and in turn, been…

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Elysium Theatre Company presents

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

An award winning funny, powerful, adrenaline-fuelled drama of good and evil, penalty and redemption.

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David Hoyle presents

Diamond

A journey into LGBT liberation from 1957 to the current day through the thrilling life of David Hoyle

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Preview: Louis Henderson Overtures

Join us for the preview of our new solo exhibition from award-winning artist Louis Henderson.

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Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

This is the story that Queercore tells, from the start of a pseudo-movement in the mid-1980s, intended to punk the punk scene, to the widespread…

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New Perspectives Theatre in association with HOME presents

The Fishermen

A powerful story of love, vengeance and fate in a new adaptation of this Man-Booker prize winning novel

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Hugh Hughes with Shôn Dale-Jones presents

The Duke

Weaving the fate of a family heirloom and an unfolding disaster as thousands of children flee their homes.

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Louis Henderson: Overtures

Taking as a point of departure the play Monsieur Toussaint by Édouard Glissant, Overtures explores the complexities of both translation (from French to Créole) and…

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Chinese New Year

To mark the arrival of the Year of the Dog, we will collaborate with the Confucius Institute at the University of Manchester and the Chinese…

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Camille Smithwick: Ode to the Untruth

Camille Smithwick presents a series of drawings and portraits exploring the mysterious life of Kaspar Hauser, the teenage foundling who mysteriously appeared in Nuremberg in…

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HOME presents

The Tiger Lillies: Corrido de la Sangre

This new show blends stunning visuals with original music from the Grammy-nominated godfathers of alternative cabaret.

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Live Accompaniment

This screening will include a live performance of an original score by Barry Adamson, Matthew Nolan, Seán MacErlaine, Adrian Crowley, and Kevin Murphy.

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HOME and Citizens Theatre presents

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

George Costigan features in this new staging of Eugene O’Neill’s moving and insightful Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Breach presents

The Drill

The Drill examines what today’s disaster education says about our anxieties around security and terrorism.

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RSC Live: Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in…

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One Film Wonders

From Phase IV, The Widow, One-Eyed Jacks, Nil By Mouth and Barbara Loden’s astonishing Wanda there is a whole series of remarkable films by filmmakers…

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Noor Afshan Mirza & Brad Butler: The Scar

This exhibition and its central new commission The Scar explore an extraordinary conspiracy with global implications.

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Circle Mirror Transformation

In a small town in Vermont, New England, five unlikely strangers come together in their community centre for a creative drama class for adults. The…

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Winter Solstice

Family, betrayal and the inescapable presence of the past reverberate through the UK premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig’s razor-sharp comedy about the rise of the new…

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NT Live: Julius Caesar

Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles…

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ROH Live: Tosca

Tosca is one of the great evenings of opera, and from its strident opening chords conjures up a world of political instability and menace.

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ROH Live: Macbeth

Verdi’s life-long love affair with Shakespeare’s works began with Macbeth, a play he considered to be ‘one of the greatest creations of man’. With his…

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ROH Live: Carmen

Carmen is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such…

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¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2018

For its 24th edition, ¡Viva! returns with a venue-wide celebration of Spanish and Latin American culture. We’ll be bringing you a specially selected programme of…

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Rey

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Kneehigh and Bristol Old Vic presents

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces this young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other. Emma Rice’s production is drawn…

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NT Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017.

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Lola Arias presents

Minefield

In Lola Arias’ Minefield six Falklands/Malvinas war veterans who once faced each other across a battlefield now face each other across a stage.

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The Bare Project presents

On The Outskirts Of A Large Event

An iceberg arrives at a tropical island. The inhabitants search for someone to blame for the unlikely visitor; this is a place where scapegoating is…

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John Walter: CAPSID

Using a wacky, Maximalist aesthetic, spatial design and humour, Walter updates the discussion around HIV and how viruses work coupled with ground breaking scientific research…

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Albert Finney: Son of Salford

This season offers the opportunity to revisit and celebrate some of Albert Finney’s most iconic roles as well as some of his lesser known turns…

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Xavier Bobés presents

Things Easily Forgotten

Things Easily Forgotten is a photographic show that transforms memories and, like forgetfulness, invents other, new ones.

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Action Hero presents

Extraordinary Rendition

The battle for hearts and minds starts here. How does culture become a weapon of warfare? How is a Britney Spears song connected to a…

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Sh!t Theatre with Show & Tell presents

DollyWould

Sh!t Theatre return with their bold new show about Dolly Parton, cloning, branding, immortality and death.

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Jez Dolan: Anders Als Die Andern

Jez Dolan’s work focuses on queer identity, often using secrecy, hiddenness and codification of language, working with archival material in the creation of new work.

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