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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

In pictures (November 8): Jermyn Street, Southwark Playhouse, Rufus Norris at Guildhall, Hornchurch 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 Haunting Julia at

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Arts needs to recognise excellence in teaching (your views, November 8) by The Stage

I note that “excellence in arts education” is to be an offstage category in the 2019 UK Theatre Awards (‘UK Theatre revamps

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Competition: Win A Raisin in the Sun on DVD – starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee by The Stage

The classic film version of Lorraine Hansberry’s revelatory drama starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee – newly restored and released by the

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Poll: Was your first theatregoing experience intimidating? by The Stage

In a recent column for The Stage, associate editor Lyn Gardner highlighted how important it is that theatres make themselves welcoming for

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

It’s time to halt the decline of arts in schools (your views, November 1) by The Stage

News that nearly a third of students do not know our greatest playwright is deeply concerning and does not bode well for

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In pictures (November 1): Hamilton cast, Oxford Playhouse gala, Soho Theatre, Leeds Playhouse 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 Burgerz at Hackney

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Poll: Does it concern you that a third of secondary school students do not know who Shakespeare is? by The Stage

Last week, research revealed that 30% of British secondary school pupils did not know that William Shakespeare was a playwright when asked

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Friday, October 26, 2018

The Stage Podcast: Stephen Sondheim’s Company, understudies and circus skills by The Stage

In our October episode, critics Tim Bano and Lyn Gardner discuss Marianne Elliott’s new gender-swapped production of Company by Stephen Sondheim with

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Remembering RSC voice coach Cicely Berry – ‘an inspiration’ (your views, October 25) by The Stage

It was a wonderful experience to have Cicely Berry work on plays of mine at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1980s

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In pictures (October 25): Motown, Leeds Playhouse, Natural History Museum, Theatr Clwyd 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 Europe at Leeds

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Competition: Win tickets to Chivaree Circus’ Crash at Winterville Festival, Clapham Common by The Stage

From the award-winning team that brought you sold-out show Becoming Shades at Vault Festival, Chivaree Circus and Upstage Creative present their new production Crash. A

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

International news round-up: October 18 by The Stage

Legal battle over Harry Potter and Dear Evan Hansen USA/SAN FRANCISCO Nederlander of San Francisco has gone to court to block Harry Potter

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Common sense prevails as Billy Elliot returns to Hungary (your views, October 18) by The Stage

As a fan, having attended 201 performances of Billy Elliot the Musical across Europe, I was dumbstruck to learn that the show

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In pictures (October 18): UK Theatre Awards, London Palladium, Lyric Hammersmith 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 UK Theatre Awards, the launch

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Competition: Win tickets to An Evening With Nigella Lawson at the Bridge Theatre by The Stage

Nigella Lawson established herself as a household name in 1998 with the publication of her ground-breaking debut cookbook, How to Eat: The Pleasures

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Poll: Would you use a ‘mortgage-style’ payment plan to spread the cost of your theatre tickets? by The Stage

A scheme in which audiences can pay for their theatre tickets in installments, has recently been rolled out in the US, where

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Competition: Win tickets to see Semites at the Bunker, London by The Stage

Ben Nathan and Salaam Shalom present Semites, taken from testimonies from Israelis and Palestinians Semites:ˈsiːmʌɪt,ˈsɛmʌɪt/noun. a member of any of the peoples who speak or

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Competition: Win tickets to see The Giant Killers at Upstairs at the Gatehouse by The Stage

Following a sellout success at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Long Lane Theatre Company are pleased to announce their UK Autumn tour of

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International news round-up: October 11 by The Stage

Vote for Fringe World Congress hosts WORLD After the 2018 Fringe World Congress in Edinburgh this August, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has

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In pictures (October 11): BAC, Take That in Aberdeen, Hope Street Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Theatre503, Southwark Playhouse, 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 Rallying Cry

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Amateurs and professionals can work together side by side (your views, October 11) by The Stage

Neil Rathmell’s letter (Comment, October 4, p6) was unfair to Lyn Gardner when it suggested her column on the first Amateur Theatre

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Competition: Win tickets to see Seussical the Musical at Southwark Playhouse by The Stage

The fantastical world of Dr Seuss bursts onto the stage in this larger-than-life musical extravaganza brimming with fun and excitement for ‘thinkers’

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Poll: Which Broadway musical are you most excited about seeing in the West End? by The Stage

Next year is shaping up to be a bumper year for hit Broadway musicals coming to the West End, with several new

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Competition: Win tickets to Heathers the Musical starring Carrie Hope Fletcher by The Stage

“She’s my best friend. God, I hate her.” Greetings, salutations. Welcome to Westerberg High, where Veronica Sawyer is just another of the

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Competition: Win tickets to see David Greig’s modern classic Europe at Leeds Playhouse by The Stage

In a fading town the factory has closed, the jobs are few, and trains thunder through the deserted station without ever stopping. As

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Amateur theatre is not second best (your views, October 4) by The Stage

One thing troubled me about Lyn Gardner’s column on the first Amateur Theatre Fest: the point of view is always and only

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In pictures (October 4): Trafalgar Studios, Zippos Circus, Bristol Old Vic, Theatr Clwyd 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 Dust at

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Competition: Win tickets to see The Chess Player at Tristan Bates Theatre, London by The Stage

Imprisoned in solitary confinement by Nazis, a stolen book of chess games becomes the Prisoner’s only way to cling to sanity. Fighting

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Friday, September 28, 2018

The Stage Podcast: Antony and Cleopatra starring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo by The Stage

The Stage critic Tim Bano and associate editor Lyn Gardner discuss the National Theatre’s latest major opening – Antony and Cleopatra starring

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

International news round-up: September 27 by The Stage

Schaubuhne touring show cancelled CHINA/BEIJING The next stage of a tour of Enemy of the People by Berlin’s Schaubuhne theatre in China has

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The Stage Debut Awards 2018: Presentations, performers and party pictures by The Stage

Photos by David Monteith-Hodge Awards presentation Drinks reception  

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