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While pomp and circumstance reign on the streets of Westminster, Downing Street may be having its own form of corononary event at the results of the local elections. As the political exaggerations and mitigations rage on, in the arts world...
This weekend, The Lowry has Howool Baek and Siga Dance on Sat 6 May, and Aakash Odedra's Little Murmur on Sun 7 May while HOME has Ad Infinitum's If You Fall until 13 May. Imitating the Dog's Macbeth is at the LBT in Huddersfield until Sat 6 May and Akeim Toussaint Buck + Crystal Zillwood's Souls + Cells is at the Riley Theatre in Leeds on Sat 6 May.

Next week (w/c 8 May) Tamasha's Stars is at Contact (9-11 May) and Happy Place is at Bolton Octagon on Sat 13 May.

Proto-type Theater's Dead Cats is at Stage@Leeds on Tue 9 May, and Sheffield Theatres on Wed 10 + Thu 11 May. 
Drama Studio Sheffield has Hazel Lam's Lighthouse on Wed 10 May, The Chosen Haram on Fri 12 May and Emergence Triple Bill 2023 on Sat 13 May.
ACE dance's Unknown Realms is at the Dukes, Lancaster on Fri 12 May; while Gary Clarke's Wasteland is at the LBT, Huddersfield on Tue 9 + Wed 10 May; and Ridiculusmus's SO is at Slung Low's Warehouse, Leeds on Sat 13 May.

The following week (w/c 15 May) we are back in action with Works Ahead at Contact.
Sale Waterside has The Chosen Haram, Bi-Topia, Emergence + Levantes Dance Theatre while Chorlton Arts Festival (19-28 may) kicks off - look out for MMU Soda Electronic Ensemble, Rachael Field and The Last Word.
Further afield, The Polar Bear is Dead in Barnsley, and Alice Christina Corrigan is in Liverpool.
HOME has Talking Bodies (2 May - 17 Jun) and as ever, there's also Unity Online; and there's Lowry Digital, HOMESCREEN + Sadlers Wells Digital Stage and the Word of Warning YouTube.

Keep checking our News + Information page for more pointers to opportunities and show videos online, and @WarnMcr on Twitter for short-notice performances.



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Word of Warning Performance Programme 2023

Wed 4 May, 8pm. PWYD | The Lowry


Avital Raz

Thu 18 + Fri 19 May, 7.30pm. PWYD | Contact


A sample of new performance.

Christian Asare | Jade Williams | Kellie Colbert