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Monday, April 23, 2018

Majority of people approve of Tricycle name change – poll by Georgia Snow

More than half of people answering a poll by The Stage approve of the Tricycle’s name change to Kiln Theatre. It follows

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Critics of Colour Collective launches to promote theatre writers from diverse backgrounds by Georgia Snow

A new collective for people of colour who write about theatre has been formed to support the development of critics from diverse

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Killian Donnelly to play Valjean in Les Miserables tour by Georgia Snow

Killian Donnelly will play Jean Valjean in Les Miserables when it tours the UK later this year. Donnelly is currently playing the

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

NT Live to broadcast Nottingham Playhouse’s The Madness of King George III by Georgia Snow

Nottingham Playhouse has announced it is partnering with National Theatre Live for the first time to broadcast its forthcoming production of The

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Sierra Boggess to star in West Side Story at BBC Proms by Georgia Snow

John Wilson will conduct a concert version of West Side Story, starring Sierra Boggess as Maria, at this year’s BBC Proms. It

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Drama schools commit to ethical guidelines to tackle sexual harassment by Georgia Snow

Leading drama schools have agreed to adopt a set of ethical guidelines in a bid to safeguard students from sexual harassment. Following

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

SOLT and UK Theatre launch ambassador scheme to promote theatre careers to schoolchildren by Georgia Snow

Up to 1,000 industry ambassadors will be recruited to go into schools across the UK as part of a new initiative to

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More than 450 people call for Kiln Theatre to revert to Tricycle by Georgia Snow

A petition calling for the newly rebranded Kiln Theatre to revert to its old name of the Tricycle has garnered more than

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Secondary ticket sellers fight back in war against touts with new lobbying group by Georgia Snow

A group of secondary ticketing operators have established a new lobbying association to speak out in support of “responsible” sellers within live

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Robin Pearce to join Donmar’s The Way of the World following death of Alex Beckett by Georgia Snow

Robin Pearce is to take over the role of Waitwell in The Way of the World at the Donmar Warehouse, following the

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Royal Welsh College appoints Helena Gaunt as principal by Georgia Snow

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has appointed Helena Gaunt as its new principal. Gaunt replaces Hilary Boulding, who left

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Hope Mill Theatre announces final shows for 2018 including UK premiere of Pasek and Paul musical by Georgia Snow

The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester has announced two musicals for 2018 including the UK premiere of Pasek and Paul’s A Christmas

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Full casting announced for Consent’s West End transfer by Georgia Snow

Clare Foster, Lee Ingleby and Thusitha Jayasundera are to join the cast of Consent in the West End. Thy join the previously

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London Palladium’s Dick Whittington dominates at 2018 Great British Pantomime Awards by Georgia Snow

Elaine Paige, Charlie Stemp and Al Murray have been announced as winners at the Great British Pantomime Awards. Paige and Stemp, who

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Shortlist announced for 2017 Ian Charleson Awards by Georgia Snow

Sope Dirisu, Ellie Bamber and Tamara Lawrence are among the actors nominated for this year’s Ian Charleson Awards. The awards are named

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Friday, April 13, 2018

ATG expands into German venue operation with acquisition of five theatres by Georgia Snow

Ambassador Theatre Group will acquire five new venues in Germany as it announces a takeover of theatre operator Mehr! Entertainment. The deal,

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Full cast joining Orlando Bloom in West End’s Killer Joe announced by Georgia Snow

Full casting has been announced for Killer Joe in the West End, starring the previously announced Orlando Bloom. Sophie Cookson, Adam Gillen,

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Alexander Whitley dance piece re-imagined as virtual reality experience by Georgia Snow

Choreographer Alexander Whitley has created a virtual-reality dance experience based on his stage production 8 Minutes. Whitley’s dance company has partnered with

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Still Alice starring Sharon Small to tour UK by Georgia Snow

West Yorkshire Playhouse’s stage adaptation of Still Alice has announced a UK tour. The play, which is adapted from the novel and

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day to be adapted for the stage by Georgia Snow

Barney Norris will adapt Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day for a new stage production premiering at the Royal and Derngate

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The Way of the World actor Alex Beckett dies suddenly by Georgia Snow

Alex Beckett, who was appearing in The Way of the World at the Donmar Warehouse, has died. The theatre confirmed the sudden

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Harassment in drama schools to be investigated in survey by Georgia Snow

Equity, the Musicians’ Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians will investigate the culture in specialist performing arts colleges, after concerns were

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Quiz director Daniel Evans: ‘Regional appetite for new work stronger than ever’ by Georgia Snow

Daniel Evans has claimed theatregoers in the regions are waking up to new writing in a way never seen before, but argued

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Michelle Terry to play Hamlet in gender-blind inaugural season at Shakespeare’s Globe by Georgia Snow

Michelle Terry will play Hamlet in a gender-blind staging of the play, her first major production as artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Tricycle unveils first season as Kiln Theatre including Zadie Smith adaptation by Georgia Snow

A stage adaptation of Zadie Smith’s seminal novel White Teeth will be produced later this year at the Tricycle Theatre, which has

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Tricycle Theatre renamed Kiln after £5.5m revamp by Georgia Snow

The Tricycle Theatre has announced it is changing its name to Kiln Theatre, as it prepares to reopen after two years of

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018: Best director award renamed after Peter Hall following in memoriam omission by Georgia Snow

The Olivier award for best director will be renamed to honour the late Peter Hall from next year, organisers have announced. The

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Government renews funding for Dance and Drama Awards in arts education pledge by Georgia Snow

Funding for Dance and Drama Awards will be maintained until at least 2020, the government has confirmed. The DaDA scheme offers means-tested

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RSC to auction off David Tennant’s trousers by Georgia Snow

David Tennant’s trousers, doublet and hose worn by Judi Dench and Ian McKellen’s coat are among more than 50 costumes being auctioned

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018: Winners in numbers by Georgia Snow

The winners of the 2018 Olivier Awards have been announced. Hamilton came away as the night’s biggest winner, while other successful productions

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Olivier Awards 2018: Organisers apologise after ‘disgraceful’ omission of Peter Hall in memoriam by Georgia Snow

The Society of London Theatre has apologised for omitting Peter Hall from its in memoriam tribute at this year’s Olivier Awards. The

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