Contact Manchester’s spring season has just gone on sale with a genuine bargain on offer.
For a £10 joining fee, Contact members can see three of the shows free – and get 25% off most other events. Things kick off in February with the previously-announced Queer Contact. Then comes:
The Bread We Break (March 24-31): Drawing on her Egyptian heritage, Contact Young Company's Miray Sidhom explores the role of bread in Egypt’s suppressed history of political uprising.
The Glad Game (March 16-17): In November 2018, Phoebe Frances Brown was diagnosed with an incurable cancer. The Glad Game is the story of finding herself in the bleakest of times.
News News News (March 5): A television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet. Working with artists Andy Field and Beckie Darlington, children will present bulletins from the city, offering a distinctive look at what’s going on here and now.
Frankenstein: How To Make A Monster (May 10-14): A meeting of beatbox, gig and theatre. The BAC Beatbox Academy presents an hour of song, soundscape and beatbox – all live, all made from the mouth.
Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales: Together Again, Again (May 6-7): RuPaul’s Drag Race star and Major Scales return to the UK with their raucous show.
Sofie Hagen: Fat Jokes (September 23): Edinburgh comedy award winner Sofie Hagen presents a show with big jokes and fat punchlines.
Info and tickets here