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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

How the Theatre Artists Fund has helped: Femi Elufowoju Jr. by Hira Desai

In our Theatre Artists Fund series, we speak to the recipients of the grants to find out more about their stories and how the pandemic has affected them. The post How the Theatre Artists Fun…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Jodie Steele Associates launch National Dance Competition 2020 by Hira Desai

Jodie Steele Associates performing school is offering dancers the chance to show off their skills in the National Dance Competition 2020. Find out more! The post Jodie Steele Associates laun…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

First look: Ralph Fiennes’ Bridge Theatre debut in David Hare’s monologue Beat the Devil by Hira Desai

We've got the first look of production images of the Bridge Theatre's Beat The Devil monologue starring Ralph Fiennes. Check them out! The post First look: Ralph Fiennes’ Bridge Theatre de…

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How the Theatre Artists Fund has helped: Amy Dolan by Hira Desai

We're talking to the recipients of the Theatre Artists Fund grant to find out more about their stories and how the pandemic has affected them. The post How the Theatre Artists Fund has help…

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How the Theatre Artists Fund has helped: Loussin-Torah Pilikian by Hira Desai

We're talking to the recipients of the Theatre Artists Fund grant to find out how the pandemic has affected them and to why they applied for the grant. The post How the Theatre Artists Fund…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Southwark Playhouse to live-stream a new musical starring Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser by Hira Desai

Catch Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser in new musical Before After via live-stream at Southwark Playhouse next month. Find out how to get tickets here! The post Southwark Playhouse to live-st…

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Jennifer Lunn wins The Popcorn Writing Award 2020 with extract performed by Sharon D. Clarke & Celia Imrie by Hira Desai

It was announced today that Jennifer Lunn has been awarded The Popcorn Writing Award 2020 for her play ‘Es and Flo’. Find out more here. The post Jennifer Lunn wins The Popcorn Writing A…

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& Juliet star Miriam-Teak Lee to host The Stage Debut Awards 2020 by Hira Desai

The award-winning & Juliet actress Miriam-Teak Lee will host this year’s The Stage Debut Awards. Find out more here (including the full list of nominees!) The post & Juliet star Mi…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Theatre Artists Fund raises £3.5m including a £1m contribution from Arts Council England by Hira Desai

Thanks to a significant investment from Arts Council England, the fund will now open for its second round of applications. Find out more here. The post Theatre Artists Fund raises £3.5m in…

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Watch a newly released trailer from Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert by Hira Desai

Check out a new trailer of the special staging of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. The post Watch a newly released trailer f…

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How the Theatre Artists Fund has helped: Tess Letham by Hira Desai

We're talking to the recipients of the Theatre Artists Fund grant to find out how the pandemic has affected them and to learn more about their stories. The post How the Theatre Artists Fund …

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

The Chipping Norton Theatre postpones panto and reveals further plans by Hira Desai

Chipping Norton Theatre today announced that they will be postponing their panto for the first time in 48 years. Find out more about their plans here. The post The Chipping Norton Theatre po…

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Sleepless A Musical Romance begins performances tonight by Hira Desai

Tonight, for the first time since lockdown, a fully staged musical is opening inside a theatre. Find out more about Sleepless A Musical Romance. The post Sleepless A Musical Romance begins …

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Yvonne Arnaud Theatre reveals plans for reopening in September by Hira Desai

Audiences can catch Mischief Movie Night, a comical evening about life on stage starring Rosalie Craig and Ash Elladi and many more performances. The post Yvonne Arnaud Theatre reveals plan…

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Sky Arts free-to-view channel reveals initial programming in the lead up to its premiere by Hira Desai

Sky Arts free-to-view TV channel is set to premiere on 17 September and we're bringing you all the latest on what will be aired! The post Sky Arts free-to-view channel reveals initial progr…

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Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures to release short films created by female choreographers by Hira Desai

Adventures In Film will feature three bold and innovative dance films based on the New Adventures love of Storytelling. Find out more here! The post Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures to re…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Catch your fave West End stars in a new series of free outdoor performances by Hira Desai

From 27 August, you can catch some of your fave West End stars in a series of free outdoor performances taking place at The Garden at The Centre Point. The post Catch your fave West End star…

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How the Theatre Artists Fund has helped: CJ Mitchell by Hira Desai

We're talking to the recipients of the Theatre Artists Fund grant to find out more about their stories and how the pandemic affected them. Find out more. The post How the Theatre Artists Fun…

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Why it takes time for shows to reopen by Hira Desai

From 15 August, theatres were finally allowed to reopen for indoor performances with social distancing but the majority remain closed. Find out why here. The post Why it takes time for sho…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Head to St Martin’s Lane to spot your fave West End show’s barrier boards by Hira Desai

Pop down to St Martin's Lane and take a photo with your favourite show-themed barrier, then share it with us using #BackOnStage. Find out more here! The post Head to St Martin’s Lane to s…

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Russell Tovey to star in new online play about coronavirus key workers by Hira Desai

Russell Tovey (Years and Years) joins the cast of No Masks, a brand-new Sky original to mark the launch of Sky Arts as a free-to-air channel. Find out more. The post Russell Tovey to star in…

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Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan launches Panto Online by Hira Desai

From 4 December, Panto Online will stream Jack and the Beanstalk directly into homes for the perfect family treat. Find out more here! The post Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan launches Panto …

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Catch an open-air version of Broadway’s Pippin in London next month by Hira Desai

From 8 - 20 September, you can catch Broadway's Pippin musical in The Garden Theatre at The Eagle, Vauxhall. Find out more here. The post Catch an open-air version of Broadway’s Pippin in…

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Willy Russell’s Educating Rita sees huge demand for tickets and adds extra performance by Hira Desai

Check out the latest news from the sold-out run of Willy Russell's Educating Rita at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall including some gorgeous production images. The post Willy Russell’s Educa…

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Preliminary research suggests singing is no more risky than talking at a similar volume for virus spread by Hira Desai

New research suggests that singing does not produce substantially more respiratory particles than speaking at a similar volume. Find out more here. The post Preliminary research suggests sin…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Sleepless A Musical Romance announces further cast and trials on-site Covid-19 tests by Hira Desai

Sleepless A Musical Romance announces further casting and will begin using a new accurate COVID-19 test on cast, crew and staff. Find out more! The post Sleepless A Musical Romance announces…

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Adds Two More Shows to Their At Home With…series by Hira Desai

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds have announced the next two At Home With…events featuring Alex Jennings, Christopher Biggins and more! The post Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Adds Two More Sh…

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Catch your fave West End stars in a new series of live-streamed concerts next week by Hira Desai

On Friday 28 and Saturday 29 August, you can catch Laura Baldwin, Hiba Elchikhe, John Ellis, Alice Fearn and more in new live-streamed concerts. The post Catch your fave West End stars in a …

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First Look: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Hira Desai

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre releases first look production images of Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert. Check them out here! The post First Look: Jesus Christ Superstar: The Concert at …

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The Old Vic announces new dates for Three Kings with more tickets released by Hira Desai

The world premiere of Three Kings will now be live-streamed straight to your homes from Thursday 3 - Saturday 5 September, with more tickets now available.  The post The Old Vic announces n…

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The Bush Theatre announces a new series of on-stage masterclasses by Hira Desai

The Bush Theatre have just launched a series of brand new Masterclasses which aim to offer an insight into theatre from leading practitioners. The post The Bush Theatre announces a new seri…

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