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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

International news round-up (May 24) by The Stage

Russia to host World Congress of critics RUSSIA/ST PETERSBURG In partnership with the Europe Theatre Prize, the 29th World Congress of the International

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In pictures (May 24): Alfred Molina in Red, The Girl on a Train, West End Bake Off, Barbican and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Red at

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In defence of Central head – quota debate rages on (your views, May 24) by The Stage

This is not a debate that can be easily settled. Training institutions find themselves the meat in a decidedly awkward sandwich. On

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Competition: Win tickets to see Lonely Planet at Trafalgar Studios by The Stage

A wonderfully moving, funny and intimate play focusing on the struggle to come to terms with illness, mortality and the stigma associated

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In pictures (May 17): Park, York Theatre Royal, Korean Dance festival, National Youth Theatre, Lenny Henry at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Building The Wall

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Guardian must renew Lyn Gardner’s contract (your views, May 17) by The Stage

We, the undersigned, gather that, after nearly 23 years, the Guardian is not renewing Lyn Gardner’s contract as a theatre critic (News,

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Poll: Do you prefer classics to be traditionally staged or updated? by The Stage

In a column for The Stage, Lyn Gardner argues that innovation and reinvention are crucial to the longevity of classic plays, enabling

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Poll: How much would you pay to read expert theatre reviews, like Lyn Gardner’s, online? by The Stage

Last week, it was revealed that the Guardian will be terminating journalist and critic Lyn Gardner’s contract after 23 years, prompting fierce

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

In pictures (May 10): Priscilla in Hornchurch, Proclaimers’ and Take That musicals, Liverpool PLayhouse, Arcola by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Not Talking

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Mark Rylance is wrong on Shakespeare – ‘Time is up for this nonsense’ (your views, May 10) by The Stage

I don’t have much patience with Mark Rylance’s doubts about the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays, nor any insight into where these doubts

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Competition: Win tickets to San Domino at Tristan Bates Theatre by The Stage

“Mussolini never killed people, just sent them to holiday camps” – Silvio Berlusconi San Domino – A Musical Drama The the story

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Shakespeare is our birthright – we need more not less (your views, May 3) by The Stage

Lyn Gardner is right to point out (‘We have a Shakespeare problem’, April 26) that for people growing up in the UK,

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In pictures (May 3): Judi Dench at Sonning Mill, Curve, Colab Factory, Arcola, Chickenshed, Mercury and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of An Officer

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Competition: Win tickets to see An Ideal Husband starring Freddie and Edward Fox by The Stage

The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, Oscar Wilde‘s An Ideal Husband explores corruption and morality, bringing an act of political sin into the heart

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Competition: Win a week’s sailing trip with songwriter Richard Stilgoe worth £745 by The Stage

The Jubilee Sailing Trust, in partnership with the Orpheus Trust, offers you the chance to sail on board SV Tenacious for a

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

EU lighting proposals will force small theatre companies to close (your views, April 26) by The Stage

Bureaucrats have no idea of the impact of seemingly simplistic regulations (‘Theatres face £180m bill under EU lighting rules’, News, April 19).

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In pictures (April 26): Bat Out of Hell, Sherman Theatre, Mayflower, Trafalgar Studios, Pleasance Theatre, Tristan Bates by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Tremor in

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Competition: Win tickets to see A Spoonful of Sherman on tour by The Stage

With songs from Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, Winnie The Pooh, The Aristocats and more! A smash hit

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Ticket prices should attract, not deter, new audiences (your views, April 19) by The Stage

I’ve only just caught up with the debate on seat prices and access (‘Think West End tickets are overpriced? Think again’, March

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In pictures (April 12): Chicago, Quiz, Sting, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Vaults, Wac Arts by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the press nights of Chicago with

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Competition: Win tickets to see Kathleen Turner – Finding My Voice by The Stage

Fane Productions presents a strictly limited run of Kathleen Turner’s refreshingly honest and appropriately titled one woman show, Finding My Voice. Lending

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

In pictures (April 12): Olivier Awards, NST City, the Bunker, Hope Mill Theatre, Bush Theatre, Polka Theatre, Arts Theatre, Southwark Playhouse by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include the Olivier Awards, the Bush Theatre’s

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Actors Touring Company inquiry is far from having ‘fizzled out’ (your views, April 12) by The Stage

As the board of Actors Touring Company, we write in response to last week’s Editor’s View (‘Employers need to better handle harassment’,

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Competition: Win tickets to see Shit-faced Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice at Leicester Square Theatre by The Stage

The smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, award-winning, multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is back in London with two new shows for 2018: The Merchant of Venice and

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018: the winners in full by The Stage

This year’s Olivier Awards saw Hamilton take home seven prizes, the most of any show, including two performance accolades and best new

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Competition: Win tickets to Young Frankenstein – Mel Brooks’ hilarious monster musical by The Stage

Legendary filmmaker and comedian Mel Brooks brings his classic monster musical comedy Young Frankenstein to life on stage in an all-singing, all-dancing musical collaboration

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018 predictions: A look in the crystal ball… by The Stage

We asked our critics to predict Sunday’s Olivier winners. Will there be a Hamil-tonne of gongs for the big hitter, or are

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In pictures (April 5): Tristan Bates, AsOne Theatre, Polka, Ambassadors Theatre by The Stage

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include opening nights of Love Me Now

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Stage managers may be hidden but they remain crucial (your views, April 5) by The Stage

I would like to reassure Barrie Stacey (Letters, February 15) that, evidenced from my many visits to drama school, conservatoire, and university

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Competition: Win tickets to a film or event in BFI’s Woodfall season by The Stage

As the 1960s beckoned, a new mood swept through Britain. With anger mounting at an out-of-touch establishment, the era was reflected on

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Don’t put so much pressure on artistic directors (your views, March 29) by The Stage

I heartily agree with your editorial ‘Give National and ENO a break’ (March 22). Thank goodness for common sense. Editor’s view: No

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