World premiere

Utopolis Manchester

Rimini Protokoll (Haug / Kaegi / Wetzel)


Wed 10 July -
Sat 13 July

Running time

4-4.5 hours approx.

Age guidelines

12+, under 16s must be accompanied by an adult

Price range

£10 Greater Manchester residents on lower wage Register here

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Click below to register for £10 Greater Manchester resident lower wage tickets. More info

An extraordinary journey through Manchester.

Utopolis Manchester was a visionary site-specific work that uses intricate tapestries of sound and voices to transform our view of the city. Gathering in dozens of small groups at multiple locations, exploring the people and places that shape Manchester’s daily life – and discovering the many ways in which citizens build communities, society and democracy.

As our assembly reaches critical mass, a question emerges. Can a group of disparate individuals come together to forge a utopian state? And how large can this system grow before it falls apart?

Created by Rimini Protokoll and inspired by Thomas More’s Utopia, Utopolis Manchester asks whether another society might exist, if only for a utopian moment…

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Commissioned by Manchester International Festival and Schauspiel Köln. Produced by Manchester International Festival.

Photo: Lee Baxter

£10 Greater Manchester resident lower wage tickets are available.

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