Another Life 另生 at the Martin Harris Centre

Kristy Stott, Theatre Editor
Another Life 另生 at the Martin Harris Centre
Image courtesy of Manchester Confucius Institute.

Another Life 另生 at Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama, Manchester 16 — 17 March 2024 Tickets from £5.00 — Book now

University of Manchester alumni will bring East Asian immigrant perspectives to the stage at the Martin Harris Centre this March.

Examining the complexities of identity, belonging and home, Another Life 另生 is a brand new performance inspired by the real-life experiences of East Asian immigrants living in the UK.

Five Chinese people arrive in England, bringing five different stories. A student who has just moved to Manchester, an avid traveller looking for a fresh start, and an older man who reminisces about his life before, Another Life 另生 explores community, heritage and finding comfort in a place far away from home.

Written and directed by two recent University of Manchester graduates, Another Life 另生 is the result of a collaboration between the Manchester Confucius Institute and the University of Manchester Drama department.

Karen Wang of Manchester Confucius Institute, told us, “We are keen to bring plays reflecting the experiences of Chinese communities in the UK to audiences in Manchester and beyond. We especially love giving a platform to talented students and alumni from East Asian backgrounds, and this year is no exception. Another Life 另生 will resonate with people of all generations who are trying to make the UK their home.”

Another Life 另生 at Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama, Manchester 16 — 17 March 2024 Tickets from £5.00 Book now

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