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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath accused of ‘erasing’ British-based East Asian actors by flying in US cast by Giverny Masso

Director Michael Boyd has been accused of “erasing” British-based East Asian actors for the second time this year, after it emerged performers

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The Wedding Singer starring Kevin Clifton to run at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre by Giverny Masso

Kevin Clifton is to star in The Wedding Singer at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre next year. Based on the 1998 film

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Lunchbox Theatrical: The inside story of how a global empire came crashing down by Giverny Masso

Under chief executive James Cundall, Lunchbox became a global powerhouse, with partners including the RSC and Really Useful Group, as well as

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Bloomsbury acquires drama publisher Oberon Books by Giverny Masso

Performing arts publisher Oberon Books has been acquired by Bloomsbury. Oberon Books will sit alongside Bloomsbury’s current theatre offering, which includes Methuen

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Maureen Beattie: Industry must fight the rise of racist reviews by Giverny Masso

Equity president Maureen Beattie has condemned the “rise of racist reviews” in theatre, film and TV criticism. She has urged members of

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Monday, December 9, 2019

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe announces UK tour by Giverny Masso

Sally Cookson’s production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is to tour the UK and Ireland in 2020. Having premiered

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds artistic director Karen Simpson steps down following cancer diagnosis by Giverny Masso

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds artistic director Karen Simpson is stepping down following an incurable cancer diagnosis. Simpson will leave the post

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Theatremaker Shona Reppe: ‘A lot of designers would make great directors’ by Giverny Masso

Having originally trained as a designer, Shona Reppe now creates and performs in children’s shows, including Atlantis Banal: Beneath the Surface and

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Sami Fendall announced as winner of 2019 Linbury Prize for stage design by Giverny Masso

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama graduate Sami Fendall has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Linbury Prize for

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Jerwood Arts announces £1m funding to support early career artists by Giverny Masso

Jerwood Arts has announced 19 projects that will receive a total of £1 million funding to support early career artists. Organisations to

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Former arts centre boss allegedly sacked after refusing to accept lower ‘leisure centre manager’ wage by Giverny Masso

The former boss of a major Yorkshire arts centre is claiming he was sacked after refusing to take an “insulting” pay cut.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Jeremy Herrin: Regional funding cuts will ‘homogenise’ theatre by Giverny Masso

Headlong artistic director Jeremy Herrin has warned that a lack of funding for regional theatre will “homogenise the work” and result in

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Wendell Pierce: 10% of seats in all theatres should go to school kids by Giverny Masso

The Wire star Wendell Pierce has argued that at least 10% of the seats in all theatres should be filled by school

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Collapsed Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre faces claims of more than £378,000 by Giverny Masso

Claims totalling more than £378,000 have been made against the collapsed Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre. The pop-up venue ran in York and Blenheim

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Fly Davis: Designers’ mental health is ‘disintegrating’ due to work pressures by Giverny Masso

Designer Fly Davis has argued there is a lack of support for creatives struggling with their mental health, claiming more people have

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New Jack Thorne play to feature in Jeremy Herrin’s final season as Headlong artistic director by Giverny Masso

A new play by Jack Thorne co-produced with the National Theatre will feature in Jeremy Herrin’s final season as artistic director of

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Monday, November 25, 2019

New theatre company launched to showcase trans and non-binary actors by Giverny Masso

A new theatre company is being launched to showcase trans and non-binary actors. Performer Harrison Knights is behind the venture, called Trans

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Ian McKellen urges theatremakers to insist on touring by Giverny Masso

Ian McKellen has urged theatremakers to “insist on working up and down the country” to ensure regional audiences have access to the

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Labour pledges £1bn investment as part of new charter for the arts by Giverny Masso

The Labour Party is pledging £1 billion of investment in cultural infrastructure as part of a new charter for the arts. Party

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Conservative Party manifesto includes arts premium for secondary schools by Giverny Masso

The Conservative Party has released its election manifesto, which includes an arts premium to fund creative activities in secondary schools. This follows

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New associate artistic director scheme launched by RTYDS and Sheffield Theatres by Giverny Masso

An initiative to develop an experienced director’s leadership skills has been launched by the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme in partnership with

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2019: the winners in full by Giverny Masso

Actors Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen and playwright Lynn Nottage were among the winners of this year’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Labour and Lib Dem election manifestos pledge to ensure access to the arts in schools by Giverny Masso

Labour and the Liberal Democrats have released their election manifestos, which include a commitment to ensure all school children have access to

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London producing theatres have reduced carbon footprint by 43% in five years, claims report by Giverny Masso

Leading producing theatres in London have reduced their average carbon footprint by 43% in the last five years, a report has revealed.

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Jessica Hynes cast in Caryl Churchill’s Far Away at Donmar Warehouse by Giverny Masso

Jessica Hynes is to star in Caryl Churchill’s Far Away at the Donmar Warehouse. Hynes will play the role of Harper alongside

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Lovely Bones actor Fanta Barrie: ‘If you’re passionate and want it enough, you’ll achieve it’ by Giverny Masso

Actor Fanta Barrie tells Giverny Masso about playing Lindsay Salmon in The Lovely Bones, self-help book recommendations and how to cope with

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Liz Stevenson announces inaugural Theatre By the Lake season by Giverny Masso

Liz Stevenson has announced her first season as artistic director at Keswick’s Theatre By the Lake, which features five world premieres. Highlights

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Exclusive: UK-based international presenter of Phantom, Cats, War Horse and Matilda accused of £5m debt by Giverny Masso

Producers of some of the world’s biggest theatre shows claim to be owed more than £5 million by a series of companies

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

ALRA, Italia Conti and Drama Studio London expand joint audition scheme for 2020 by Giverny Masso

Three London drama schools have extended a scheme that offers aspiring performers the chance to audition for all of them in one

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Grants launched for actors on tour to visit their children by Giverny Masso

Actors working away from home will be supported financially to visit their children under a new grant scheme that has been launched.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

One Dance UK Awards 2019: The winners in full by Giverny Masso

One Dance UK Awards 2019, which celebrate achievement in dance across the UK, took place at the Imperial War Museum North in

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