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Friday, October 18, 2019

More than 70 actors and crew left owed thousands following collapse of Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre by Giverny Masso

More than 70 actors and backstage staff have been left thousands of pounds out of pocket following the collapse of Shakespeare’s Rose

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Grade II-listed Isle of Wight theatre set to be resurrected by Giverny Masso

A local council is striving to bring a grade II-listed theatre on the Isle of Wight back into use after nine years.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical announces London transfer by Giverny Masso

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will transfer to London’s West End in March 2021. Based on Baz Luhrmann’s film, the musical will run

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Runners from The Stage raise £3,600 for Acting For Others by Giverny Masso

A team of runners from The Stage has raised more than £3,600 for performing arts charity Acting for Others with a sponsored

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Sheffield Theatres to open creative hub in former bank building by Giverny Masso

Sheffield Theatres is opening a creative hub dedicated to talent development, which will be housed in a former bank. The Bank, located

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Manchester Royal Exchange ‘devastated’ after van full of costumes stolen by Giverny Masso

The wardrobe department at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre has said it has been left devastated after a van containing 12 bags of

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Director, writer and actor Joyce Branagh – ‘There’s not enough female-led drama’ by Giverny Masso

Joyce Branagh most recently directed Melanie Blake’s play The Thunder Girls, which tells the story of a reunion between members of an

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ArtsEd launches performing arts training in Dubai by Giverny Masso

Drama school ArtsEd is to roll out its performing arts training in Dubai. The announcement coincides with the London-based drama school’s 100-year

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Tarek Iskander announces inaugural season at Battersea Arts Centre by Giverny Masso

Tarek Iskander has announced his first season as artistic director at Battersea Arts Centre, which features work by Lucy McCormick and Javaad

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Jonathan Church launches new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment by Giverny Masso

Director and producer Jonathan Church is launching a new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment. The venture, Jonathan Church Theatre Productions, will receive

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We must give our communities decision-making power or risk irrelevance, theatre leaders warn by Giverny Masso

Industry figures including Madani Younis and Tarek Iskander have warned that theatres risk becoming irrelevant unless their leaders are prepared to give

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Artistic directors Nadia Fall and Matt Fenton: Theatres have a civic duty to provide public spaces by Giverny Masso

Theatres have a “civic duty” to provide spaces and services for the public that are becoming less available in wider society, artistic

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Cardiff’s New Theatre to move from council control to independent operator by Giverny Masso

Cardiff’s New Theatre is set to be taken over by an independent operator as part of a bid to save the council

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Eclipse Theatre set for employment tribunal over ‘exploitative’ freelance contract by Giverny Masso

Eclipse Theatre is being taken to an employment tribunal by a former contractor who is accusing the company of being “exploitative” of

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Plans for £41 million Kent theatre fall at ‘final hurdle’ by Giverny Masso

Controversial plans for a 1,200-seat theatre in Tunbridge Wells have been overturned, after councillors voted against them. The £41 million theatre was

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Campaigners call for archive of LGBT+ plays to improve representation in theatre by Giverny Masso

An archive of LGBT+ plays and group discussions around trauma in the rehearsal room are among a series of recommendations from campaign

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Mountview turns to football-scouting model to diversify its student intake by Giverny Masso

Drama school Mountview is expanding a ‘football scouting’ model it uses in a bid to diversify its intake of students. Top football

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East Asian actors are severely under-represented on TV, according to major new research by Giverny Masso

East Asian actors account for just 1.7% of cast appearances on primetime TV, major new research has shown. This figure drops to

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Southampton’s NST Campus to go dark for refurb by Giverny Masso

Southampton’s NST Campus theatre is to close for about two years for a major refurbishment. The 510-capacity venue, formerly known as the

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Matthew Xia commits to commissioning female playwrights only in first three years at ATC by Giverny Masso

Matthew Xia has committed to only commissioning female playwrights for his first three years as artistic director of Actors Touring Company in

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Friday, October 4, 2019

£12k Paines Plough prize for female playwrights launched by Giverny Masso

Tanika Gupta and Maxine Peake are among the judges for a £12,000 prize for female playwrights. The Women’s Prize for Playwriting is

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Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner announce inaugural season as Paines Plough artistic directors by Giverny Masso

New works by Chinonyerem Odimba, Chris Bush, Chloë Moss and Charlotte Josephine will feature as part of Paines Plough’s latest season. This

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Miles Jupp to make RSC debut as part of new season by Giverny Masso

Miles Jupp is to make his Royal Shakespeare Company debut as part of a season that also features a programme exploring the

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

Eastbourne theatre closed due to safeguarding concerns to reopen with new operator by Giverny Masso

A theatre in Eastbourne that was closed indefinitely after safeguarding concerns is to reopen with a new operator. The former Under Ground

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Oscar award-winning costume designer plans to build children’s museum and puppet theatre by Giverny Masso

An Oscar award-winning costume designer has unveiled plans for a children’s toy museum and puppet theatre on a disused farm in East

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Stage ticketing survey 2019: full survey data by Giverny Masso

How did we get these results? Click here for methodology See the news story in full

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The Stage ticketing survey 2019: methodology by Giverny Masso

We have adopted a consistent methodology for buying tickets every year to compare prices as closely as possible on a like-for-like basis.

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The Stage ticketing survey 2019: Top-price tickets dip, but cheapest go up by Giverny Masso

The price of top-end tickets in the West End has fallen for the first time in seven years, The Stage’s annual ticketing

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Groundlings Theatre launches crowdfunding appeal after being trashed by burglars by Giverny Masso

A theatre in Portsmouth has warned it will have to start its business from scratch, following a “malicious” burglary that left the

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Fringe production under fire for use of ’yellowface’ by Giverny Masso

A Fringe opera production of Madam Butterfly has raised fresh accusations of “yellowface” and been criticised for “denying opportunities to a marginalised

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Production news round-up: Toby Jones cast in Uncle Vanya and The Doctor starring Juliet Stevenson announces West End transfer by Giverny Masso

This week’s production news includes an announcement that Toby Jones will star in Uncle Vanya at London’s Harold Pinter Theatre, running from

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