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VenueOctagon Theatre
Other spaces: Bill Naughton Theatre
CountyGreater Manchester
From17th September 2022
To15th October 2022
What is currently on at Octagon Theatre (V480)

The Book Thief

The Book ThiefT0687394867
In 1930s Germany, young orphan Liesel stands next to her brother's grave and picks up a book abandoned in the snow - her first act of book thievery. As Liesel's appetite for books grows, so does the Nazis' regime and the shadow of Death is never far away. When her foster family hide a Jewish man in the basement, danger creeps nearer and Liesel's life will change forever.
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Book by Jodi Picoult
Music Elyssa Samsel
Lyrics Kate Anderson (based on the novel by Markus Zusak)

Archive :: production:T0687394867, musical:S1235729020, venue:V480

Production details

World Premiere. A superbly crafted and huantingly beautiful tale based on Marcus Zusak's worldwide best-selling novel, seen on stage for the very first timein this world premiere musical.


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Producer Octagon Theatre Bolton
Director Lotte Wakeham
Choreographer Tom Jackson Greaves
Musical Director Matthew Malone
Design Good Teeth (James Perkins and Victoria Smart)
Lighting Nic Farman
Design Samuel Wilde (Puppets)
Sound Andy Graham
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