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Monday, August 20, 2018

West End actor Layton Williams turned away from Edinburgh Fringe venue amid claims of ‘racial profiling’ by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh Fringe venue operator Assembly has been accused of racial profiling after an actor was refused entry to a show because staff

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Full casting announced for Pack of Lies at Menier Chocolate Factory by Georgia Snow

Tracy-Ann Oberman and Alasdair Harvey are joining the cast of Pack of Lies at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London. They join

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Friday, August 17, 2018

London bookshop opens children’s theatre to nurture young audiences by Georgia Snow

A children’s theatre is being set up at the back of a bookshop in north London. Pickled Pepper Books has been operating

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Sally Field and Bill Pullman to star in All My Sons at the Old Vic by Georgia Snow

Sally Field and Bill Pullman will appear on the London stage together next year in a new production of All My Sons

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Caryl Churchill, Rufus Norris and Phyllida Lloyd among UK theatre figures condemning bombing of Gaza arts centre by Georgia Snow

Leading British theatre figures including Rufus Norris and Caryl Churchill have condemned the bombing of a cultural centre in Gaza by Israeli

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Alfred Molina becomes patron of Court Theatre Training Company by Georgia Snow

Alfred Molina has been announced as patron of the Court Theatre Training Company, which has also appointed Tim Gill as its sole

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

National Theatre commits to telling every actor it auditions whether they get cast by Georgia Snow

The National Theatre has committed to giving every actor it auditions at least a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ response, as part of an

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New late-night musical theatre cabaret show comes to the West End by Georgia Snow

An after-hours musical theatre cabaret night is being launched in the West End. A line-up of performers including Sam Attwater, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt

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Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome to co-produce The Color Purple by Georgia Snow

The Color Purple is to be revived by Leicester’s Curve and the Birmingham Hippodrome, for a new production in 2019. The musical

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A-level drama ‘under threat of extinction’, schools body warns by Georgia Snow

A-level drama is in danger of disappearing from state schools in England, it has been warned, as the subject is revealed to

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Trevor Nunn to direct Fiddler on the Roof at Menier Chocolate Factory by Georgia Snow

Trevor Nunn will direct a new production of Fiddler on the Roof for the Menier Chocolate Factory this Christmas. Nunn’s new staging

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Motown the Musical announces West End closure by Georgia Snow

Motown the Musical has announced its closure in the West End, after a three-year run. The musical will close on April 20,

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Stage Debut Awards 2018: Aidan Turner, Bryan Cranston and Kelli O’Hara make Joe Allen Best West End Debut shortlist by Georgia Snow

Kelli O’Hara, Bryan Cranston and Aidan Turner have been shortlisted for this year’s Joe Allen Best West End Debut award. The award

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The Stage Debut Awards 2018: Nominees include Les Miserables’ first black Cosette, Nine Night playwright and Aidan Turner by Georgia Snow

The shortlist for The Stage Debut Awards 2018, in association with Access Entertainment, has been announced, with nominees hailing from the West

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Performers with children turned away from Edinburgh Fringe digs by Georgia Snow

Actors and campaigners have called for more support to help parents working at the Edinburgh Fringe find appropriate and affordable accommodation, amid

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Royal Mail to release special stamp collection for Old Vic bicentenary by Georgia Snow

Maggie Smith, Richard Burton, Judi Dench and Glenda Jackson are to feature on a set of stamps released to celebrate the Old

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls complete Foxfinder casting by Georgia Snow

Bryony Hannah and Paul Nicholls have been announced as the final cast members for Foxfinder, which opens in the West End next

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Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Meow Meow to star in Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall by Georgia Snow

Adrian Lester, Jason Manford and Meow Meow are to star in a semi-staged production of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Glasgow Citizens’ executive director Judith Kilvington to step down by Georgia Snow

Judith Kilvington is to step down as executive director of the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow, after five years. The theatre said Kilvington

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Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez to star in new touring comedy by Georgia Snow

Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez have been cast in a new comedy by the writer of The 39 Steps, Patrick

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Ticketmaster to shut down resale sites Get Me In! and Seatwave by Georgia Snow

Ticketmaster has announced it is closing down its two secondary ticketing sites, Get Me In! and Seatwave, in a move it claims

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Edinburgh’s Playhouse Theatre ‘ignored by international festival’, BECTU claims by Georgia Snow

Edinburgh International Festival director Fergus Linehan has been criticised for programming just three performances at the city’s Playhouse Theatre, with BECTU claiming

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Stephen Langridge appointed artistic director of Glyndebourne by Georgia Snow

Glyndebourne has appointed Stephen Langridge as its new artistic director. He replaces Sebastian F Schwarz as the opera company’s artistic leader. Schwarz

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Seven Edinburgh shows win Fringe Firsts in week one by Georgia Snow

Penelope Skinner’s Angry Alan and What Girls Are Made Of by Cora Bissett have won Scotsman Fringe First awards at the Edinburgh

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Some Edinburgh Fringe venues no better than sweatshops, report claims by Georgia Snow

Front-of-house, box office and technical staff at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe are routinely exploited by employers and forced to work in unfair

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Danielle Hope and Sam Ferriday join Rock of Ages cast by Georgia Snow

Danielle Hope and Sam Ferriday have been cast in the forthcoming tour of Rock of Ages, which begins next month. Hope will

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Edinburgh Fringe Society to offer sensory kits for audiences with autism by Georgia Snow

People with autism going to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe are being offered free kits filled with items to help them relax in

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

National Theatre’s Network starring Bryan Cranston to transfer to Broadway by Georgia Snow

The National Theatre’s production of Network, starring Bryan Cranston, will transfer to Broadway later this year. The adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976

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Leeds Playhouse sets up 10-strong rep company for pop-up theatre season by Georgia Snow

Leeds Playhouse has established a repertory company of Northern actors who will perform in a season of pop-up productions at the theatre.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Voting opens for UK’s Most Welcoming Theatre prize 2018 by Georgia Snow

Public voting has opened for this year’s competition to find the UK’s most welcoming theatres. Run by UK Theatre, the UK’s Most

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Alexandra Burke to return to The Bodyguard for new UK tour by Georgia Snow

Alexandra Burke is to return to lead the cast of The Bodyguard when it sets out on a UK tour later this

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