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Musicals Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of Caroline, Or Change has announced it will transfer to Broadway next year, with star Sharon D
Travis Alabanza and Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy are among the winners of the 2019 Total Theatre Awards at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
An online directory is being created to give more visibility to British East Asian directors and writers. Campaign group British East Asians
Entertainment unions have jointly written an open letter expressing “deep concern” at the decline in arts journalism and the impact this will
Plans have been revealed for a new “world-class” theatremaking space in Ipswich, which will be home to physical theatre company Gecko. If
The nominees have been announced for this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards, which see London Hughes become the first black British woman to
A new campaign group has been set up to bring the at risk Garston Empire in Liverpool back into use as an
More than 8,000 people have signed a petition calling on exam board Pearson to reverse last-minute changes to grade boundaries for a
Richard Gadd and Dael Orlandersmith have won in the third week of The Stage Edinburgh Awards 2019. Orlandersmith was recognised for her
Deborah Findlay, Toby Jones and Derry Girls actor Louisa Harland are to star in a series of four new Caryl Churchill plays
Since helping to bring Fleabag to Edinburgh in 2013, producer Francesca Moody has had a series of hits on the fringe and
Arts Council England is to fund a new performing arts showcase at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With a focus on theatre, dance
Theatres and arts organisations could face cuts to previously-agreed funding due to the government’s upcoming spending review, Arts Council England has warned.
Female playwrights accounted for 35% of the shows by living writers at the National Theatre in 2018/19, rising by 7 percentage points
Comedian turned actor and writer Tom Palmer tells Giverny Masso how Fix Us, co-written with the BareFace Collective, deals with overcoming preconceptions
Jessica Phillippi has taken three shows to Edinburgh Festival Fringe since completing her Master’s at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She tells
The UK tour of Boeing-Boeing starring Tom Lister and Daniel Casey has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. Marc Camoletti’s play
Eden Court in Inverness is to investigate the expansion of its main theatre space’s capacity by 50% to make the venue more
Three quarters of parents value academic subjects including maths and English over creative ones such as music, art and design, a new
The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich is to benefit from a pavilion alongside the venue that will be used for community work.
The winner of a new competition celebrating poster design at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been announced. Theatre marketing designer Bob King,
Burnley Mechanics is planning a £3 million redevelopment to create new performance spaces and improve disabled access to the venue. Under the
Bryony Kimmings has been announced as the winner of an award celebrating new writing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Kimmings won the
Patricia Hodge is to join the cast of the West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. She
Performer training company the Actors Class is cutting ties with Hoxton’s Courtyard Theatre after seven years due to claims of non-payment and
Amy Bell is at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe with a show that explores the lack of visibility for queer women in dance.
Spotlight has apologised for allowing a “totally unacceptable” child casting call to appear on its platform, which was seeking a child actor
Musicals The UK premiere of off-Broadway musical Shida has been announced to run at the Vaults in London from September 11 to
A petition has been launched calling on the Scottish Government to tackle “spiralling” accommodation costs at the Edinburgh Fringe, as a new
Mika Johnson was inspired to write their first solo show after becoming frustrated with a lack of casting opportunities. Johnson tells Giverny
The operator of the embattled Perth Theatre and Concert Hall has been bailed out by the local council with the release of