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Friday, February 21, 2020

Seven Stages Podcast: Episode 1, Ian McKellen by The Stage

What was the first show you ever saw? Your biggest theatre regret? And which production would you choose to watch on a

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Please leave the classics alone, I don’t want to see your adaptations (your views, February 20) by The Stage

Increasingly today’s theatre resembles the Restoration period, when playwrights thought Shakespeare so crude that they helped him out by rewriting his plays,

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Is experimental theatre ‘a lot of silly nonsense’? 50 years ago in The Stage (February 12, 1970) by The Stage

The Stage has always endeavoured to cover the waterfront when it comes to the type of work being staged in theatres across

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Amateurs play a key role in industry and deserve more recognition – your views, February 13 by The Stage

In ‘140 years of The Stage’, Alistair Smith writes of “the relationship between the professional and amateur sectors: a connection that has

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards 2020: the winners in full by The Stage

This year’s Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards were held at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London on February 11. Andrew Scott took

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Poll: Which musical would you attend a sing-along performance for? by The Stage

Last week, it was announced &Juliet is to hold a sing-long performance in May, following on from similar events held by Bat

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

The Stage Awards 2020 in pictures by The Stage

The Stage Awards, in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd, celebrate the achievements of theatre companies and individuals across the UK and

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Drama schools need a shake-up – your views, February 6 by The Stage

It’s tricky to respond to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s letter arguing for diversity to be a key criteria in awarding funding, when he

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Poll: Do you anticipate Brexit having an impact on your work? by The Stage

The consequences of the UK leaving the European Union on the arts and creative industries have been much discussed in the three

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Friday, January 31, 2020

The Stage Awards 2020: The winners in full by The Stage

The Stage Awards, in association with Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd, celebrate the achievements of theatre companies and individuals across the UK and

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Campaigners call for ‘arts subsidy and sponsorship to be tied to access’ – 29 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

In The Stage this week, we explore the access problems faced by disabled actor and writer Athena Stevens, who calls for a

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Responses to Rufus Norris’ ‘reasons to be cheerful’ – your views, January 30 by The Stage

I was on the point of writing a riposte to Rufus Norris’ ‘reasons to be cheerful’ , when I crossed the page

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Which of these lesser-performed Lloyd Webber musicals would you like to see revived for a major production? by The Stage

Following the news that The Phantom of the Opera sequel Love Never Dies is to embark on a UK tour, this week

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

‘Natural talent’ – How The Stage reviewed Joe Longthorne 42 years ago by The Stage

November 16, 1978: In 1978, our then editor Peter Hepple wrote a review celebrating the emerging talent of entertainer Joe Longthorne, who

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Drama schools need to reflect the diversity of the UK population – your views, January 23 by The Stage

Lyn Gardner hits the proverbial nail on the acting profession’s head. Sadly, all too often, the aspiring but under-represented performer or technician

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Poll: How much have you spent in total when auditioning for drama schools? by The Stage

Last week, LAMDA director Sarah Frankcom said she hoped to abolish the school’s audition fees entirely, having already slashed the cost for

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Meet Razzamataz Sutton Coldfield: a franchise success story by The Stage

For 20 years, Razzamataz Theatre Schools have been providing young people across the country with exceptional training in dance, drama and singing,

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Take children to more theatre – your views, January 16 by The Stage

May I fully support David Wood and his letter in last week’s The Stage, saying that children should see live theatre from

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Theatres urged to ‘get their act together’ over new writing – 20 years ago in The Stage by The Stage

January 13, 2000: Twenty years ago this week, a reader wrote in to urge theatres to “get their act together” regarding the

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Poll: Do you struggle to find affordable rehearsal space in London? by The Stage

Last week it was announced that London rehearsal facility Glasshill Studios is being forced to close because of unsustainable increases to rent

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

It’s time to close theatre’s class divide – your views, January 9 by The Stage

If Arts Council England wants to attract more working-class folk towards theatre careers, what better way than to support professional children’s theatre

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

The Stage 100 2020: The full list by The Stage

The Stage 100 is intended to reflect who are the 100 most influential people working in the theatre and performing arts industry.

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Monday, January 6, 2020

Poll: Which show are you most excited about seeing in 2020? by The Stage

This year, there will be many big shows opening in the UK, including The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre, Pretty

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Friday, January 3, 2020

What are the best shows to see in 2020? by The Stage

The Stage’s lead critics Natasha Tripney and Tim Bano take their pick of this year’s productions Rockets and Blue Lights – Royal

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

The Stage diversity in leadership study: Slow change at the top by The Stage

The Stage’s research into the demographics of theatre leadership was prompted by the unusually high number of senior job changes and appointments

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The Stage 100 2020: Analysis by The Stage

In the near quarter-century that The Stage 100 has been published, an actor has never topped the list. Until now. Why? Actors

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The Stage 100: Ian McKellen’s career in pictures by The Stage

With a stage career spanning six decades, Ian McKellen has appeared in numerous roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre,

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The Stage 100 2020: Top 5 by The Stage

The Stage 100 is intended to reflect who are the 100 most influential people working in the theatre and performing arts industry.

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The Stage 100 2020: 6-10 by The Stage

The Stage 100 is intended to reflect who are the 100 most influential people working in the theatre and performing arts industry.

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The Stage 100 2020: 11-20 by The Stage

The Stage 100 is intended to reflect who are the 100 most influential people working in the theatre and performing arts industry.

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The Stage 100 2020: 21-30 by The Stage

The Stage 100 is intended to reflect who are the 100 most influential people working in the theatre and performing arts industry.

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