The Toad Knew
Tickets for The Toad Knew at The LowryStep into the beautifully weird world of multi-talented perfomer and director James Thierrée.
Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, Thierrée returns with his latest critically acclaimed creation, featuring a seamless mix of mechanical marvels, music, surreal humour and acrobatic finesse.
Six characters emerge in a strange fairy-tale. A woman transforms into a lizard, a piano plays itself, plates magically appear and disappear. In the middle of it all Thierrée works his magic with the aid of a squat servant, only to have it outdone by a
man beast, and aerialist Thi Mai Nguyen and contortionist Valérie Doucet spin their