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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Exclusive: diversity of West End musicals revealed for first time by Georgia Snow

Exclusive research by The Stage has revealed the breakdown of West End musical casts by gender and ethnicity for the first time.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Olivier Awards to shake-up categories and voting for 2020 by Georgia Snow

Next year’s Olivier Awards are to be revamped, in a move that will see the removal of a standalone comedy prize and

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‘UK’s second largest’ military costumier seeks buyer as owner retires by Georgia Snow

One of the UK’s largest military costume suppliers is appealing for a buyer to take on the business as its founder prepares

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Pet Shop Boys and Jonathan Harvey create new cabaret musical for Edinburgh Fringe by Georgia Snow

Pet Shop Boys have created a new cabaret musical that will premiere at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, starring Frances Barber. Written

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Stage adaptation of My Beautiful Laundrette to premiere this year by Georgia Snow

A new stage adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film My Beautiful Laundrette will tour the UK later this year, it has been announced.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Lancaster’s Dukes Theatre to restructure leadership in response to funding cuts by Georgia Snow

The artistic director of the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster is leaving the venue as it announces plans to restructure its leadership team

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Theatre employers blame gender pay gap on imbalance in technical departments by Georgia Snow

A continuing shortage of women in technical positions has led to a lack of progress in narrowing theatre’s gender pay gap, according

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Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon to star in The Man in the White Suit by Georgia Snow

Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon are to star in the stage premiere of The Man in the White Suit, which will run

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UK branch of Intimacy Directors International set up to advance safeguarding of actors during sex scenes by Georgia Snow

An American organisation dedicated to training intimacy directors for the entertainment industry has established a UK branch, announcing plans for the first

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hofesh Shechter Company appoints Colette Hansford as executive producer by Georgia Snow

The Hofesh Shechter Company has appointed Colette Hansford as its new executive producer. Hansford, who already works with the dance company, replaces

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Liverpool Epstein Theatre employee jailed for two years over £273k theft by Georgia Snow

A former employee of the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool has been jailed for more than two years after admitting to stealing £273,000

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Selladoor launches Spanish office as Brexit ‘contingency plan’ by Georgia Snow

Theatre producer Selladoor Worldwide is expanding its international operations by opening an office in Madrid, which it intends to make a hub

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Miriam Margolyes and Tracy-Ann Oberman to star in new Park Theatre season by Georgia Snow

Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Disney star Meaghan Martin are among the actors who will appear in the new season at London’s

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Kiss Me, Kate and Assassins to feature in new season at Newbury’s Watermill Theatre by Georgia Snow

The Watermill Theatre in Newbury has announced a new season of work that will include productions of musicals Kiss Me, Kate, Assassins

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Olivier Awards 2019: Winners in numbers by Georgia Snow

The 2019 Olivier Awards saw three productions take home the biggest share of awards. The Inheritance, Come From Away and Company emerged

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Marianne Elliott: ‘A wind of change is blowing through theatre to put female stories front and centre’ by Georgia Snow

Marianne Elliott said she feels “a wind of change [is] blowing through the industry” around female-led stories, as her gender-swapped version of

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SOLT president Kenny Wax urges industry to take “good hard look” at West End ticket prices by Georgia Snow

Society of London Theatre president Kenny Wax took aim at West End ticket prices in his opening address at this year’s Olivier

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Olivier Awards 2019: the winners in full by Georgia Snow

Company, Come From Away and The Inheritance led the winners of this year’s Olivier Awards with four accolades each. Matthew Lopez’s The

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Janie Dee, Joanna Riding and Hadley Fraser to star in Carousel concert by Georgia Snow

Janie Dee, Joanna Riding and Hadley Fraser will star in a concert performance of Carousel at London’s Cadogan Hall next month. Riding

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Creative industries’ diversity to be focus of new all-party parliamentary group by Georgia Snow

A new cross-party group dedicated to improving diversity in the creative industries has been established, and will be chaired by former culture

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Royal Shakespeare Company creates youth advisory board to assist with future planning by Georgia Snow

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced it has established a 30-strong youth advisory board, which will contribute to the organisation’s overall direction.

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ – The Musical to return for West End run by Georgia Snow

The musical inspired by Sue Townsend’s Adrian Mole has announced it will return to the stage after two years for a run

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Arts sector declares ‘climate emergency’ with central London procession by Georgia Snow

Battersea Arts Centre, the Royal Court, Manchester’s Home and the Lyric Hammersmith are among nearly 200 cultural organisations and individuals declaring a

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English National Opera announces programme of new work dominated by female directors by Georgia Snow

Wayne McGregor and Emma Rice will make their English National Opera directing debuts as part of the company’s new season, in which

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Guildhall to provide music education for London council in ‘pioneering’ collaboration by Georgia Snow

Guildhall School of Music and Drama has partnered with Islington Council to deliver the local authority’s music education programme, in what is

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Bill Kenwright steps up pressure on Preston Guild Hall with legal warning over ‘£70k debt’ by Georgia Snow

Bill Kenwright’s production company has begun formal proceedings to recover £70,000 in alleged unpaid revenue from Preston Guild Hall and Charter Theatre,

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Thriller Live extends West End run until 2020 by Georgia Snow

Thriller Live has extended its run in the West End until April 2020. The Michael Jackson tribute show has been playing since

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Gillian Anderson and Damian Lewis among stars appearing in Park Theatre murder mystery show by Georgia Snow

Gillian Anderson, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley and Damian Lewis are among the performers lined up to appear, unrehearsed, in a murder mystery

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National Theatre responds to playwrights’ letter criticising all-male programme announcement by Georgia Snow

The National Theatre has responded to an open letter signed by more than 200 writers condemning the omission of any female playwrights

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Wise Children to adapt Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers for 2019 tour by Georgia Snow

Emma Rice’s Wise Children has announced it will adapt the Enid Blyton book Malory Towers for its second production. The company, which

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Nearly 30% think performers’ social media should be vetted prior to casting – The Stage poll by Georgia Snow

More than a quarter of respondents to a poll by The Stage think performers’ social media should be vetted as part of

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