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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘What is a theatre influencer (and should we care)?’ by @westendproducer

What is a theatre influencer (and should we care?)? #dear — Anthony Walker-Cook (@AntWalker_Cook) July 2, 2019 An influencer is someone who

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I turn down commercial castings in which I’m made to dance like a freak for media folk?’ by @westendproducer

Should one turn down commercial castings with a certain casting director as everytime one goes to a certain casting office they are

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Would making unproduced scripts available online be a better system than submitting scripts?’ by @westendproducer

Theatre peeps – directors, producers, writers: what if unproduced/available #scripts were accessible online? Could #tech make genuine artistic connections, or is the

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I do ‘big’ monologues for auditions (Lady Macbeth, Fleabag, Victoria Wood) or obscure ones?’ by @westendproducer

Is it a good idea to do “big” monologues for auditions (e.g. Hamlet, Lady Macbeth, Fleabag, anything Victoria Wood), or better to

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘I am an actor. But I also direct, write and produce. Would it be better to tick just one box?’ by @westendproducer

I am actor. But I also direct, write and produce. Does the biz get on with you better if you just stick

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it ever too late to train as an actor?’ by @westendproducer

Is it ever too late to train as an actor ? — ScotswomaninCatalonia (@JINTY1B) June 4, 2019 It’s never too late to

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘If you are understudying an actor who is never off, how can you go on?’ by @westendproducer

Dear @westendproducer if you were an actor who was understudying for a role and you wanted to go on in that role

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Are castings that ask actors to shave their heads unfair?’ by @westendproducer

Dear @dearjohnbyrne [email protected] When actors get castings that include… “has to be willing to shave his/her head” I can’t be the only

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘How do you maintain your identity when you aren’t working in the arts?’ by @westendproducer

Darker question perhaps: “How do you deal with struggling with your identity when you aren’t working in the Arts for whatever reason?”

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Dear West End Producer: How do actors prepare to play humans or other things such as animals, robots or trains? by @westendproducer

Do actors prephere to play humans or other things (such as animals, robots, trains etc) when on stage? — Johan The Cat

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Dear West End Producer: How do you become a successful actor? by @westendproducer

How do you become an actor #dear — ♥️Lady Lola Chappell ❤ (@LolaChapsxo) January 29, 2019 There are several ways to become

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘What’s the best way of putting on a new play? Is Edinburgh worth it?’ by @westendproducer

What’s the best way of putting on a new play? And is Edinburgh still worth taking a show to? — Kristian Phillips

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘How do you deal with a fellow lead who cuts off your lines every time?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer How do you deal with a fellow lead, who cuts off your first few lines everytime? By interrupting, with theirs??? #dear

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘What can I do about a loud breather next to me in the theatre?’ by @westendproducer

Question… what does one do when sat in the theatre and the man next to them breathes so loudly it sounds like

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Why doesn’t the theatre industry do more to support parents?’ by @westendproducer

Why doesn’t the industry do more to support / help parents who work in it? As a working parent I find it

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should the press attend understudy runs – just to celebrate understudies?’ by @westendproducer

Should press be invited to understudy runs? Not to review, just to celebrate the role of the understudy… — Anthony (@AntWalker_Cook) March

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘What audition songs do you love, but want people to stop singing?’ by @westendproducer

MT question of the day- what songs do you love but desperately want people to stop singing at auditions? 😂 Mine are

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Dear West End Producer: ‘What is a headshit, dear?’ by @westendproducer

Have a question about acting, training, auditions, headshots, headshits, training? Tweet me and i’ll answer in @thestage. #dear — westendproducer (@westendproducer) February

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘How much is it acceptable to improvise during a panto?’ by @westendproducer

How much is it acceptable to riff and improvise during a performance? Is it like Jazz, where the script is more of

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Why doesn’t the younger generation have much love for theatre?’ by @westendproducer

#Dear @westendproducer why do you think the younger generation en mass haven’t got much of a love for theatre? How can we

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should theatres start shows later once or twice a week for those who can’t clock off at 5/6pm?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer the 9-5 job for Londoners is slowly becoming extinct. With this in mind & ppl working later, is there a potential

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘What is the correct etiquette for queuing for the toilet during an interval?’ by @westendproducer

What is the correct ettiquette for queuing for the theatre toilets during an interval? — Thomas Mitchells (@IAmTomMitchells) September 18, 2018 Claiming

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘What exactly is an audition? I seem to have forgotten’ by @westendproducer

What’s an audition? I seem to have forgotten. 🤣 — Ayden Callaghan (@AydenCallaghan) August 7, 2018 An audition is an ancient ceremony

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘What are your thoughts on all-star casting?’ by @westendproducer

What’s your thoughts on “all star casts” ? — DavidC ☕️ (@motheradamplay) September 18, 2018 If I ever see a production advertised

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Do performers run the risk of being forgotten by casting directors if they work on a show for too long?’ by @westendproducer

Have a question about acting, training, auditions, how to be a performer on West End Live next year? Tweet me and i

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Is it normal to feel like a failure after nothing but rejections?’ by @westendproducer

Is it normal to feel like a such failure after finishing uni and getting nothing but rejections? — Shaunee (@ShauneeBroadley) July 17,

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘When and where did the tradition of interval ice cream start?’ by @westendproducer

@westendproducer In this heat, the interval ice cream is a much-needed saviour. My question is: when/where did this tradition start? — Richard

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘What are your press night dos and don’ts for a new graduate’s first show?’ by @westendproducer

What are your press night dos and don’ts for a new graduate opening their first show? x — Tomi M’Baku Ogbaro (@ogbaro123)

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Why do people tell actors about their amdram-star nephew?’ by @westendproducer

Why, when you reveal your career, do people insist on telling you about their nephew/friend/neighbour who is a local amdram star/who has

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘When will stunt casting ever end?’ by @westendproducer

Dear @westendproducer… When will this ever end? pic.twitter.com/J11VWIO88T — ionica (@Adriana_ionica) June 10, 2018 I’m not sure it ever will. Millions watch

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Dear West End Producer: ‘Should I force my way into conversations on press night?’ by @westendproducer

What is press night etiquette (and should I ever stay even if I don’t know people and force my way into conversations…)?

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