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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Guardian to stream Unicorn theatre's new Saturday morning family shows by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Trio of stories about Anansi, the spider from West African and Caribbean folklore, will be available free and with accompanying activities The Guardian has partnered with the Unicorn theatre…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:06AM
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Old Vic theatre is in 'seriously perilous' position, warns Matthew Warchus by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Covid-19 crisis draining theatre’s reserves, says artistic director, who announces new community schemes and streamed shows Coronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellations UK li…

Linked From The Guardian at 05:54AM
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Quarantine Players: stars and theatre fans unite to perform Shakespeare solos by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

The Guardian and Shakespeare’s Globe present three new versions of speeches from the Bard’s plays, performed by professional actors and theatre lovers around the world Theatre lovers in …

Linked From The Guardian at 07:48AM
Friday, April 3, 2020

'This is hard on your soul': the coronavirus's threat to new theatres by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Across the country, the crisis is having a devastating effect on recently established venues forced to shut their doors • Coronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellations• Coron…

Linked From The Guardian at 02:54PM
Monday, March 16, 2020

Coronavirus: UK theatres announce cancellations by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Old Vic closes Beckett revival starring Daniel Radcliffe two weeks early, stating it would be ‘financially devastating’ to refund tickets Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coron…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:03AM
Friday, November 8, 2019

Arifa Akbar appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Katharine Viner congratulates ‘wonderful’ arts writer who is already a vital contributor to the paper Arifa Akbar has been appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic. Akbar, who …

Linked From The Guardian at 11:06AM
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Guardian theatre critic Michael Billington to step down by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner hails the ‘extraordinary’ career of the celebrated critic who started at the newspaper in 1971 After almost 50 years and some 10,000 reviews, Michael Bill…

Linked From The Guardian at 02:48PM

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