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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Deafinitely launches fundraising programme by Giverny Masso

Deaf-led theatre company Deafinitely has launched a friends scheme in a bid to raise money for the company and its work with

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Eddie Marsan leads fight to extend Bethnal Green arts centre in London by Giverny Masso

Actor Eddie Marsan is backing a campaign to save a hidden chapel in a community arts centre and bring it to life

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Bristol council slashes arts by £380k by Giverny Masso

Bristol City Council has approved £380,000 worth of cuts to its arts budget by 2022. In a meeting on February 22, proposals

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Star of all-white Half a Sixpence claims ‘industry can do more’ for diversity by Giverny Masso

Award-winning actor Emma Williams has said the industry “can do more” for diversity, following criticisms of musical Half a Sixpence for having

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Manchester Royal Exchange audience manifesto commits to ‘connect more with ordinary people’ by Giverny Masso

A new audience manifesto published by Manchester’s Royal Exchange calls for theatre to “demonstrate more ethnic diversity” and “connect more with ordinary

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Dreamgirls’ Amber Riley: ‘I’m giving young black girls permission to be in musicals’ by Giverny Masso

Dreamgirls star Amber Riley has spoken of the importance of her leading role in the West End in inspiring young black girls

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Sean Brosnan: ‘Acting is easiest when you’re on stage for the whole show’ by Giverny Masso

After training in stage management at RADA, Sean Brosnan pursued a career in acting that has lasted more than 50 years and

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Billie Piper and Jamie Parker win top prizes at WhatsOnStage Awards by Giverny Masso

 Billie Piper and Jamie Parker picked up the top acting accolades at the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards, which saw Harry Potter and the

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Samuel French bookshop closure prompts industry outcry by Giverny Masso

The news that theatre publisher Samuel French is to close its London bookshop has prompted an industry outcry, with critics branding the

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Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman to star in Lettice and Lovage by Giverny Masso

Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman are to star in Trevor Nunn’s new production of Lettice and Lovage at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

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Theatres-in-the-round consortium aims to promote transfers by Giverny Masso

A consortium of theatres-in-the-round, which is being billed as the first of its kind, has been launched, with participating venues co-commissioning and

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Amelia Bullmore proposes pay-as-you-go nanny service for performers by Giverny Masso

Actress and writer Amelia Bullmore has backed calls for more childcare support for performers. The Coronation Street actor described looking after children

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Paul Robinson announces first season at Stephen Joseph Theatre by Giverny Masso

Stephen Joseph Theatre artistic director Paul Robinson has announced his first summer season at the venue, which features plays from Alan Ayckbourn,

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Theatre 2017 vows to answer critics of last year’s event by Giverny Masso

The organisers of this year’s Theatre 2017 conference have vowed to make the event more accessible, following complaints that the inaugural event

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Shortlist announced for Wales Theatre Awards 2017 by Giverny Masso

National Dance Company Wales, Theatre Clwyd and Welsh National Opera are among the companies nominated for the Wales Theatre Awards 2017. The awards,

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Julian Glover and Emma Rice will feature in the Bristol Old Vic’s new season by Giverny Masso

Julian Glover is to star in Julius Caesar as part of the Bristol Old Vic’s new season. The Star Wars actor will

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Monday, February 13, 2017

V&A opera exhibition to open in March 2017 by Giverny Masso

A major new exhibition exploring opera will open at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The exhibition, which is being staged

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Ray Cooney laments West End musicals’ dominance by Giverny Masso

Comedy writer Ray Cooney has claimed musicals are squeezing plays out of the West End, stating that he feels “disappointed for playwrights”.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

The Stage to live-stream Complicite and Schaubuhne’s Beware of Pity from the Barbican by Giverny Masso

The Stage will be live-streaming a sold-out performance of Beware of Pity at the Barbican on February 12. Based on a novel

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Cardboard Citizens announces most ambitious season to date by Giverny Masso

Theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced nine new plays exploring the housing crisis. The ambitious season of new work from the company,

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Jonathan Kennedy steps down as exec director at Tara Arts by Giverny Masso

Tara Arts executive director Jonathan Kennedy is to step down after 10 years in the role. Kennedy is to leave his position

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Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein confirms West End run by Giverny Masso

Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein will open in the West End at the Garrick Theatre. Based on the Oscar-nominated film, the comedy musical

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Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize reveals shortlist by Giverny Masso

A robbers’ hideout, the 19th century occult scene and the life of Moliere are among the topics explored by writers shortlisted for

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Bristol Old Vic announces four new scholarships by Giverny Masso

Bristol Old Vic has teamed up with a grant-making trust to offer four new scholarships to theatremakers. South West-based artists can apply

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£8.75m plan for Dorchester Maltings theatre on Dorset brewery site by Giverny Masso

A new theatre and arts centre could be built in Dorset after a charity unveiled an £8.75m plan to repurpose an old

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One Dance UK launches Dance Teaching Awards by Giverny Masso

New awards dedicated to dance teaching are being launched by industry body One Dance UK, with nominations for the inaugural year now

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Wilton’s Music Hall to stage How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Giverny Masso

Benji Sperring is to direct the first full production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to be staged in

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King’s Head Theatre hires Benji Sperring and Fiona English as part of expansion by Giverny Masso

Benji Sperring has been named associate director of the King’s Head Theatre as part of the venue’s drive to produce original work.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Ex-BBC boss appointed Stagetext chair by Giverny Masso

Former BBC head of audience experience Jonathan Hassell has been appointed chair of captioning charity Stagetext. He succeeds Richard Lee, who has

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Ray Cooney’s 70 years in showbusiness to be marked with season of comedies by Giverny Masso

Ray Cooney is launching a brand new season of his comedies in celebration of 70 years working in showbiz and his 85th

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