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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

West End theatre closures extended to 28 June 2020 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon West End Theatre Closures have now been extended until Sunday 28 June, according to the latest statement from Sociert Of London Theatres This post West End theatre closures ex…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 09:12AM
Monday, May 4, 2020

Diana Quick to star in Donmar’s first online premiere by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon London’s Donmar Warehouse is to premiere a new online production of Adam Brace’s play Midnight Your Time starring Diana Quick. This post Diana Quick to star in Donmar’s …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 01:22PM
Sunday, May 3, 2020

REVIEW: A Separate Peace, The Remote Read, Zoom ✭✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews A Separate Peace by Tom Stoppard performed live via Zoom and starring Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard and David Morrissey. This post REVIEW: A Sep…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 11:57AM
Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Leading actors announced for online Headlong plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon More than 50 actors have been announced for new digital plays by theatre company Headlong and Century Films in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This post Leading actors anno…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:46AM
Monday, April 20, 2020

New online show promises Irish mythical adventure by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatre company Big Telly is to take audiences at home on “an Irish adventure to a mythical other world” through a new online theatrical experience. This post New online s…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 05:00AM
Saturday, April 18, 2020

Freedom Studios to stream show recorded for mobile phones by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Bradford theatre company Freedom Studios is to stream a live recording of one of its shows – created specifically for watching online on mobile devices. This post Freedom St…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:32AM
Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Film with new Leeds People’s Theatre to be streamed for free by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Good Book, a new short film made by Leeds theatre company Slung Low is to be streamed online for free as the latest in a series of dystopian dramas from James Phillips. Th…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 07:41AM
Saturday, April 11, 2020

Playtexts of shows you are missing during the shutdown by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Here is the first in our round-up of some of the playtexts of shows that were cut short or postponed because of the theatre shutdown. Nothing beats live theatre, and some of t…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:16AM

Playscripts of shows you are missing during the shutdown Part Two by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon continues his round-up of some of the playscripts of shows that were cut short or postponed because of the theatre shutdown. This post Playscripts of shows you are…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:15AM
Thursday, April 9, 2020

RSC extends shutdown for Stratford productions due to COVID-19 by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The RSC has announced that it is now cancelling all performances and events until 30 June and closing its Swan Theatre until the autumn. This post RSC extends shutdown for Str…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 09:57AM

Omnibus Theatre launches online programme of work by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A new digital platform for artists and audiences has been set up by Omnibus Theatre in south London, launching with a live recording of coming-of-age comedy-drama Dem Times. …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 09:26AM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Online Fringe Theatre Festival launched to stream shows by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A rich variety of fringe shows are being streamed online as part of an Online Fringe Theatre Festival set up to help artists during the theatre shutdown. This post Online Frin…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 12:08PM

Stage version of Night of the Living Dead to stream online by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A stage version of classic horror film Night of the Living Dead is to be available to watch online as part of a series released by theatre company Imitating the Dog. This post…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:28AM

Pitlochry theatre commissions leading writers for digital works by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Pitlochry Festival Theatre in Scotland has commissioned a series of digital works by playwrights, poets and performers after announcing the postponement of its summer season. …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:02AM
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Zoom into The Tempest in new live interactive adaptation by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon An anarchic new adaptation of The Tempest will allow the audience to immerse themselves in Shakespeare’s classic story live via Zoom while in lockdown. This post Zoom into T…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 08:48AM
Friday, April 3, 2020

West End stars offer theatre masterclasses – Westend Bootcamp by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Want to learn how to sing or dance like the West End’s best while you’re in lockdown? Top musical theatre stars have come together for Westend Bootcamps - Monday Mastercla…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 03:45PM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Globe to put content online including past productions by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Shakespeare’s Globe is preparing to release a raft of digital content during the theatre shutdown, including filmed productions and new work. This post Globe to put content …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:53PM

Theatres around the world put productions online by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon As theatres across the UK make digital content available during the shutdown, British audiences can also view productions from other theatres around the world, some with Engli…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:56AM

Nottingham Playhouse releases videos during shutdown by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Nottingham Playhouse is releasing a series of videos and podcasts to keep its audiences engaged during the shutdown. This post Nottingham Playhouse releases videos during shu…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 04:55AM
Monday, March 30, 2020

RSC organises ‘watch along’ for streaming Twelfth Night by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Royal Shakespeare Company  (RSC) is to invite people to a live “watch along” of its 2017 production of Twelfth Night when it premieres on streaming service Marquee TV…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 03:30PM

Curve puts acclaimed football hooligan play online for free by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Leicester’s Curve theatre has made its critically acclaimed production of Memoirs of an Asian Football Casual available online for free. This post Curve puts acclaimed footb…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 03:10PM

Hampstead Theatre draws on archive to stream plays for free by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Live recordings of three past productions at Hampstead Theatre in London are being released over the coming weeks, available to watch for free. This post Hampstead Theatre dra…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 11:53AM

All The Web’s A Stage – New collective plans online show to help artists in hardship by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A new collective of more than 50 artists and arts professionals are putting on All The Web's Stage - a live online show in aid of those the arts facing hardship. This post All…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 08:30AM

The Show Must Go Online – Shakespeare’s plays read online live by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The full schedule has been announced for The Show Must Go Online – a project to live-stream readings of all the works of Shakespeare. This post The Show Must Go Online – S…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 05:21AM
Sunday, March 29, 2020

Orange Tree streams Amsterdam after tour cut short by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Maya Arad Yasur’s prize-winning play Amsterdam has been made available to watch online by London’s Orange Tree Theatre after its UK tour was cut short by the shutdown. Thi…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 03:06PM

Royal Court streams Cyprus Avenue for free by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon David Ireland’s award-winning pitch-black comedy Cyprus Avenue, starring Stephen Rea, is now available to watch online for free. This post Royal Court streams Cyprus Avenue …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 01:37PM

Headlong works with leading playwrights on digital plays by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Theatre company Headlong has come together with leading playwrights to create a series of short digital plays exploring our rapidly evolving world. This post Headlong works wi…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 10:42AM
Saturday, March 28, 2020

Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and music released as podcast by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon A Good Service On All Other Lines, an acclaimed show at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018, has been launched as a podcast. This post Edinburgh Fringe show of storytelling and …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 08:09AM
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Theatre books to help get you through the shutdown by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The team at BritishTheatre.com have got together (virtually) to come up with a few of the theatre-books – both old and new – that we’ve been reading and recommending. Th…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 05:03AM
Sunday, March 22, 2020

Winners revealed in Vault Festival 2020 awards by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The winners have been announced today in the annual awards for shows at the Vault Festival 2020 awards. Which shows were your favourites? This post Winners revealed in Vault F…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 12:14PM
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Cotswolds’ Barn Theatre to stream free live shows by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has introduced a new free live-streaming service to entertain and inform during the coronavirus shutdown. This post Cotswolds’ Barn Theatre t…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 04:16AM

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