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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Cross-party research into creative diversity calls for evidence by Giverny Masso

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Creative Diversity is calling for evidence for a year-long research project into how to boost diversity and

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Coronavirus: Bristol Old Vic launches online platform by Giverny Masso

Bristol Old Vic is launching a digital theatre platform for its audiences and artists during the Covid-19 pandemic. Called Bristol Old Vic

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: Circuses offer tents and equipment to build field hospitals by Giverny Masso

Circuses are offering their tents and equipment to help build emergency hospitals in the fight against the coronavirus. John Haze, who runs

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Sphinx Theatre announces £1,000 commissions for female playwrights and new writing lab by Giverny Masso

A new writing programme for female playwrights, offering £1,000 seed commissions and support from writers including Winsome Pinnock and April De Angelis,

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Coronavirus: Actors to spread messages of love for NHS workers as part of Tamasha initiative by Giverny Masso

Actors are being invited to record love-themed monologues as part of an initiative by Tamasha theatre company to boost the morale of

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Theatre at the front line: Meet the extraordinary creatives helping the NHS fight Covid-19 by Giverny Masso

As the health service feels the strain in its fight against the coronavirus, multidisciplined theatre workers serving on the front line tell

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Coronavirus: Coventry City of Culture confirms £100k to support cultural organisations by Giverny Masso

Coventry City of Culture has revealed the steps it has taken to support the arts during the coronavirus pandemic, including confirming £100,000

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Coronavirus: Twenty international circus artists stranded in UK after tour cancelled by Giverny Masso

Twenty international circus artists are currently stuck in the UK after their tour was cancelled due to the coronavirus. The artists had

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Coronavirus: North Wales theatre transformed into hospital for Covid-19 patients by Giverny Masso

A theatre in north Wales has been transformed into a temporary hospital for Covid-19 patients. Venue Cymru in Llandudno is providing an

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Research reveals ‘profound’ lack of diversity in prime time TV – with 92% of lead roles played by white actors by Giverny Masso

Just 8% of lead roles on prime time TV are played by actors of African-Caribbean, South Asian, East Asian or Middle Eastern

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Coronavirus: English Touring Opera to broadcast St John Passion on Easter Sunday by Giverny Masso

English Touring Opera is to make its debut broadcast with a performance of Bach’s St John Passion. The production premiered in London

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Coronavirus: UK’s orchestras in ‘critical condition’, industry body warns by Giverny Masso

Orchestras for major opera and ballet companies have been put in a “critical position” due to the Covid-19 pandemic and need more

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Coronavirus: Hope Mill Theatre to stream free Rodgers and Hammerstein concert online by Giverny Masso

Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre is to stream an online concert celebrating the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. When theatres across the UK

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Campaigners backing theatre plan for Reading Gaol disappointed after council fails to buy site by Giverny Masso

A former prison in Reading, which campaigners want to turn into a theatre space, has been sold to an unannounced bidder. Campaign

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Coronavirus: BECTU reaches agreement with SOLT and UK Theatre over job retention scheme by Giverny Masso

BECTU has reached an agreement with UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre over the use of the government’s job retention

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Coronavirus: Pitlochry Festival Theatre commissions 25 playwrights from across UK for online series by Giverny Masso

Timberlake Wertenbaker, Abi Zakarian and Chinonyerem Odimba are among the writers commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre to create new work as part

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Coronavirus: Online showcase initiative set up for drama school graduates by Giverny Masso

Drama school graduates missing out on final-year performances because of coronavirus will be able to showcase themselves online as part of a

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Coronavirus: Chichester Festival Theatre to make shows available online for free by Giverny Masso

Chichester Festival Theatre is to stream productions from its archive online for the first time, beginning with the musical Flowers for Mrs

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Coronavirus: ‘Netflix for theatre’ set up to showcase Off-West End productions by Giverny Masso

An online hub aiming to become a “Netflix for theatre” has been founded to showcase productions from Off-West End theatres and smaller

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Jason Addison: ‘I’m a lighting designer, but I’ve also got bills to pay’ by Giverny Masso

A graduate of the Association of Lighting Designers’ Lumière Scheme, Jason Addison talks to Giverny Masso about working with Matt Clutterham and

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Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Sheila Atim to star in radio play raising money for theatre charities by Giverny Masso

Stephen Fry, Sheila Atim, Sarah Hadland and Layton Williams have been cast in a new radio play, which is raising money for

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Coronavirus: 42% of creative businesses have lost all income – survey by Giverny Masso

Two fifths of creative organisations estimate their income has dropped by 100% since the coronavirus outbreak, new data from the Creative Industries

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: New dates announced for Hairspray at London Coliseum by Giverny Masso

New performance dates have been announced for Hairspray at the London Coliseum – after the musical was postponed due to the Covid-19

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Competition invites over-70s to write plays during isolation by Giverny Masso

A new national competition has been launched for over-70s to encourage people with no professional experience in the arts to create new

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Coronavirus: Actors Centre announces festival for drama graduates with cancelled showcases by Giverny Masso

The Actors Centre has announced a week-long festival to provide a platform for graduates who had their showcases cancelled due to the

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Coronavirus: Northern Broadsides to offer nine £1,000 commissions to theatremakers responding to pandemic by Giverny Masso

Northern Broadsides is offering nine commissions, each worth £1,000, for theatremakers wishing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, particularly aimed at those

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 11:32AM

Coronavirus: Belarus Free Theatre launches fairytales campaign and opens up archive online by Giverny Masso

Will Attenborough, Stephen Fry and Juliet Stevenson are taking part in a fairytale-inspired campaign called #LoveOverVirus, which forms part of the celebrations

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Coronavirus: ATG outlines plans for theatre staff during shutdown by Giverny Masso

Ambassador Theatre Group has outlined its plans for the period of theatre closures due to the coronavirus – which will see the

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Coronavirus: New initiative will assemble artists to create micro-operas by Giverny Masso

A new initiative has been set up to assemble teams of artists from across the world to create mini-operas that will be

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Licensing company Concord Theatricals announces executive promotions by Giverny Masso

Licensing company Concord Theatricals has announced a series of executive promotions. Sean Flahaven, who became president of Concord Theatricals on its formation

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Coronavirus: Almost 50% of PAYE freelances fear they will not qualify for government support by Giverny Masso

Nearly half of freelances in the creative industries on the Pay as You Earn system fear they will not qualify for government

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 07:08AM

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