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Friday, June 22, 2018

Theatre company announces research project to examine lack of diverse lighting designers by Giverny Masso

An investigation is being launched into the barriers to becoming a lighting designer faced by people from black, Asian and minority ethnic

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Old Vic expands ‘guardians’ programme nationwide by Giverny Masso

An informal reporting scheme for staff concerned about inappropriate behaviour is being rolled out by London’s Old Vic to theatres around the

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stage One launches initiative to widen access to producer training by Giverny Masso

A new initiative has been set up to being more people from under-represented backgrounds into commercial theatre producing. Bridge the Gap, from

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Paapa Essiedu, Maggie Steed and Keith Allen to star in Harold Pinter West End season by Giverny Masso

Paapa Essiedu, Maggie Steed and Keith Allen are to star in a West End season of Harold Pinter’s one-act plays. The plays

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Oxford’s North Wall sets up emerging theatre company award by Giverny Masso

Oxford’s North Wall Arts Centre has announced a new award to support emerging theatre companies. The Alchymy Company Award will help one

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Training course tackling unconscious bias in theatre to launch this year by Giverny Masso

Theatres across the UK will soon be able to access training to address unconscious bias at work, as part of a drive

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Ramin Gray issued with formal warning by ATC after four misconduct claims upheld by Giverny Masso

Actors Touring Company has issued a formal written warning to Ramin Gray following an investigation into claims of inappropriate behaviour by the

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Noma Dumezweni and Kim Cattrall star in refugee film for Shakespeare’s Globe by Giverny Masso

Game of Thrones actors Lena Headey and Indira Varma star alongside refugees in a video produced at Shakespeare’s Globe to mark World

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Wardrobe supervisor Natalie Titchener: ‘If you have babies it’s like your career is over’ by Giverny Masso

Natalie Titchener had her very first job as a dresser at the Mill at Sonning and now 25 years later she is

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Norfolk’s 15th-century theatre ‘under threat’, claims campaign group by Giverny Masso

A campaign group has voiced concern over the future of one of England’s oldest working theatres – criticising the local council for

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Government disability champion vows to fight discrimination in theatre by Giverny Masso

The government’s new disability champion for the arts has revealed his plans to improve the “dismal” under-representation of disabled workers in theatre.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Producer Edward Johnson: ‘I love producing work for children and families’ by Giverny Masso

Edward Johnson is an associate producer at Adam Blanshay Productions, which helped bring Angels in America to Broadway. He tells Giverny Masso

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Drive to improve opportunities for non-white women in TV and theatre launched by former Coronation Street actor by Giverny Masso

Actor Tupele Dorgu has launched an initiative to increase representation for women of colour in theatre and television. While still in its

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Production news round-up: Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington to star in Sam Shepherd play and Kinky Boots to close in the West End by Giverny Masso

This week Kinky Boots announced it is to close in the West End, while Kit Harington will be starring in a Sam

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ArtsEd wins planning permission for £12m redevelopment by Giverny Masso

Arts Educational Schools in London has been granted planning permission for a £12 million redevelopment. The project will see a new studio

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Government urged to do more to protect theatres from EU lighting proposals by Giverny Masso

MP Will Quince has called on the government to “do all it can” to protect theatres from EU lighting proposals. He said

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Mark Benton and Nigel Harman to star in Glengarry Glen Ross by Giverny Masso

Mark Benton and Nigel Harman will star in a UK tour of David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross. The tour, which follows a

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Theatr Clwyd plans £30m redevelopment by Giverny Masso

Theatr Clwyd in Wales has announced plans for a major £30 million redevelopment. The venue, which is located near Mold, has secured

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Genies in West End Aladdin and US tour to swap places by Giverny Masso

The two actors who play the genie in Disney’s Aladdin in the West End and the US tour are to swap places

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Hertford Theatre in line for £13.5 million redevelopment by Giverny Masso

Plans for a £13.5 million redevelopment of Hertford Theatre have been outlined as part of a range of proposals for the venue’s

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Vicky Featherstone: ‘Royal Court shows are not nearly as representative as they should be’ by Giverny Masso

Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone has said the venue’s work is “not nearly good enough” in terms of representation. Featherstone told

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Newport toilet block wins planning permission to become 25-seat theatre by Giverny Masso

Planning permission has been granted for a block of men’s public toilets in Newport to be turned into a performance space. The

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Daniel McCormick wins emerging dancer competition by Giverny Masso

Daniel McCormick has been announced the winner of English National Ballet’s Emerging Dancer Competition. Hosted by actor and dancer Will Kemp, the

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Burnley Empire suffers ‘double blow’ as plans for foyer cafe approved by Giverny Masso

Planning permission has been granted for a permanent cafe in the foyer of the derelict Burnley Empire Theatre, with the Theatres Trust

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£4m fund to help performing arts organisations create innovative digital projects by Giverny Masso

Performing arts organisations have been invited to bid for a £4 million fund to create “game-changing” new experiences using immersive technologies. Public

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Director Richard Fitch: ‘Every director is a geek at heart and they love talking about theatre’ by Giverny Masso

With credits including the UK tour of Funny Girl and The Importance of Being Ernest at Theatr Clwyd, Richard Fitch’s most recent

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Arts Ed student Alex Cardall wins Sondheim performer of the year award by Giverny Masso

Arts Educational Schools student Alex Cardall has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Emma Thompson appointed a dame in Queen’s birthday honours by Giverny Masso

Actor Emma Thompson has been appointed a dame in the Queen’s birthday honours list, in which director Marianne Elliott and playwright Abi

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Production news round-up: Dreamgirls to tour UK and Channing Tatum brings Magic Mike show to London by Giverny Masso

Plays Sheila Atim has joined the cast of Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe in London, starring the previously announced Mark Rylance and Andre

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Exclusive: Nick Starr and Nicholas Hytner eyeing up new theatre in London’s King’s Cross by Giverny Masso

A new 600-seat theatre in London’s King’s Cross is being planned. While it has not officially been confirmed, The Stage understands that

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Drama students are most vulnerable to harassment – Equity president Malcolm Sinclair by Giverny Masso

Outgoing Equity president Malcolm Sinclair has argued that drama school students are most vulnerable to harassment because they fear being seen as

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