Tuesday, July 8, 2014

News: ATG appoints travel chief exec Jonathan Grisdale as new sponsorship director by Nicola Merrifield

Ambassador Theatre Group has appointed Jonathan Grisdale as its managing director of sponsorship, sales and marketing. This is a newly created executive director role, which will see Grisdal…

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Friday, June 27, 2014

News: ATG’s Rosemary Squire wins entrepreneur award by Georgia Snow

Rosemary Squire, Ambassador Theatre Group’s joint chief executive, has been recognised among a group of business people from London and the south region at the EY entrepreneur of the y…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Lindsay Roginski Makes Broadway Debut as Roxie Hart in ‘Chicago’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Lindsay Roginski makes her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago, June 30 through July 6 at the Ambassador Theatre. On Monday, June 30, 2014, Broadway’s celebrated revival of John Ka…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Raking in the Chips: Lindsay Roginski Will Make Broadway Debut as Chicago's Newest Roxie by Ryan McPhee

She’s starting with a bang! Lindsay Roginski will make her Broadway debut as merry murderess Roxie Hart in Chicago. A Roxie alum from recent national tours of the revival, Roginski wil…

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News: ATG unveils new corporate website by Nicola Merrifield

Ambassador Theatre Group has launched a corporate website to showcase its portfolio of shows and venues. The UK-based theatre owner and operator’s new online resource will function separat…

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

News: ATG expands technicians apprentice programme for 2014 by Nicola Merrifield

Ambassador Theatre Group is to bring back its technician’s apprenticeship scheme that launched last year, with double the number of participants planned for 2014/15. The year-long initiati…

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal To Star in Nick Payne’s CONSTELLATIONS, directed by Michael Longhurst at MTC by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and the Royal Court Theatre, by special arrangement with Ambassador Theatre Group and Dodger Propert…

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS; Opens 1/13 at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director Barry Grove, Executive Producer and the Royal Court Theatre, by special arrangement with Ambassador Theatre Group and Dodger Properties…

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News: ATG chief brands West End theatres “not fit for purpose” by Georgia Snow

Ambassador Theatre Group chief executive Howard Panter has said that most West End theatres are “not fit for purpose” and should be replaced. Speaking at the International Theatre Engine…

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

News: ATG appoints new business directors to drive international expansion by Georgia Snow

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced the creation of two new business appointments as part of the group’s international expansion. Julia Potts will return to ATG after a three-year absen…

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Annie Get Your Gun review Jason Donovan leads a mild-west romp by Alfred Hickling

Manchester Opera HouseDespite a superlative onstage orchestra and a sharp-shooting Emma Williams as Annie, this revisionist rendition lacks swaggerHow do you solve a problem like Annie Oakle…

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Friday, May 16, 2014

News: NT and ATG to trial new technology for deaf audiences by Georgia Snow

Ambassador Theatre Group and the National Theatre will be among the first organisations that will trial new technology, aimed at increasing access for deaf and hard of hearing audiences and …

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Monday, April 7, 2014

News: ATG promotes David Lazar to newly created executive director role by Matthew Hemley

Ambassador Theatre Group has promoted its New York-based chief executive officer, David Lazar, to the newly created role of executive director. Lazar currently has responsibility for the com…

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Jason Donovan to star in revival of Annie Get Your Gun by Nancy Groves

Emma Williams co-stars in a new production of Irving Berlin's 1946 musical, which will debut at Manchester Opera HouseThere really is no business like show business for Jason Donovan, who re…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

News: Chitty producer wound up as debts soar to £1.1m by Nicola Merrifield

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang producer Michael Rose has put his principal production company into liquidation, leaving venues and suppliers, including the Ambassador Theatre Group and the Belgrade…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Photo Coverage: CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Elvis Stojko, Greets Fans at Stage Door by Walter McBride

The company of Broadway's Tony Award-winning, record-breaking smash hit musical Chicago just welcomed two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion figure skater Elvis Stojk…

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All He Cares About Is Love! See Olympic Figure Skater Elvis Stojko Glide Into Chicago as Billy Flynn by Broadway.com

Olympic figure skater Elvis Stojko makes his Broadway debut in Chicago on March 17, 2014 at the Ambassador Theatre. Check out photos of his first Broadway bow!

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Monday, March 17, 2014

World Champion Figure Skater Makes Broadway Debut in ‘Chicago’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Two-time Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion figure skater Elvis Stojko is making his Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in the Tony Award-winning Chicago on March 17. Stojko wi…

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Friday, March 7, 2014

‘On the Town’ Returns to Broadway in October by Diamond Grant

The New York City  musical On the Town is heading back to Broadway at the Lyric Theatre, formerly known as the Foxwoods Theatre. Performances are set to begin in October of 2014. Prior to …

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Christopher Malcolm obituary by Michael Coveney

Actor and producer who played Brad Majors in the original Rocky Horror Show in 1974 and Saffy's gay dad in Ab FabChristopher Malcolm, who has died of cancer aged 67, played Brad Majors in th…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

She Can't Do It Alone! Reality Star Kris Jenner Butchers Chicago, Has Broadway Ambitions by Damian Bellino

Kris Jenner, star of E!’s Keeping Up With the Kardashians, has Broadway ambitions even though she’s not a singer, dancer or actress by trade. Check out this snippet from the Janu…

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Olivier Award Nominee Brent Barrett Returns to Razzle Dazzle 'Em as Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago by Ryan Gilbert

Olivier Award nominee Brent Barrett will once again assume the role of slick lawyer Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago beginning January 20. Barrett replaces Ryan Silverman, who will play…

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Photo Coverage: She's Got Class! Bebe Neuwirth Returns to CHICAGO as 'Mamma Morton' by Walter McBride

Yesterday, January 14, 2014, two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth returned to the scene of the crime, where the gin is cold and the piano's hot Broadway's record-breaking smash-…

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See Chicago Mama Bebe Neuwirth's Return to Broadway by Broadway.com

Chicago welcomes Bebe Neuwirth as Matron "Mama" Morton, her third role in the hit musical, on January 14, 2014 at the Ambassador Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by Susan Grace

Subscribers:  If your software garbles this newsletter, read it at GraceNotesStage.com. Today’s Highlights: * Bebe Neuwirth begins her run as Matron” Mama” Morton in Chica…

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Exclusive Photos! Bebe Neuwirth Gears Up to Play Matron 'Mama' Morton in Chicago by Ryan Gilbert

The Countess of the Clink has got to be lookin' classy! Bebe Neuwirth is getting ready to make her grand return to the long-running Broadway revival of Chicago, and Broadway.com has your…

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Business News: Producers report buoyant pantomime takings over Christmas by Nicola Merrifield

Pantomime ticket revenues were up over this festive season, with the two leading producers, First Family Entertainment and Qdos Entertainment, reporting improved figures on 2012/13. FFE, the…

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Friday, January 3, 2014

News: ATG chiefs “overwhelmed” at Stage 100 top spot by Nicola Merrifield

Ambassador Theatre Group’s joint chief executives Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire have said they are “overwhelmed” at their number one entry on The Stage 100 list, describing it as t…

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Features: The Stage 100: Number one, Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire by The Stage

It’s five in a row now for husband and wife team Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, who have been sitting pretty at the top of The Stage 100 ever since Ambassador Theatre Group became the.…

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Theatre News: Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire top Stage 100 for fifth year running, Jamie Lloyd enters list

The husband and wife team at the helm of the Ambassador Theatre Group are number one in the annual list, whilst the Trafalgar Transformed director has become the youngest director on the lis…

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Theatreland's ATG power couple top Stage 100 list for fifth year by Mark Brown

Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire created UK's biggest theatre group 21 years ago, including venues hosting Wicked and The Lion KingThey are far from being household names, but the husband a…

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