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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Work-life balance is a myth for all theatre workers (your views, March 21) by The Stage

Your news story (‘Backstage staff are pushed to breaking point’) focuses on lighting programmers. However, throughout the industry there is a workforce

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

From Our Archive: 30 years ago in The Stage (March 23, 1989) by The Stage

This week came the announcement that the Boulevard Theatre will be reborn 25 years after it shut down in Soho on the

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Production news round-up: Jason Donovan joins West End Joseph cast and Andrew Scott to star in Present Laughter by The Stage

This week, it was announced that Jason Donovan would be returning to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, this time to play

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Remembering Luke Perry’s West End heroics (your views, March 14) by The Stage

There has been a huge outpouring of emotion following the death of actor Luke Perry. In 2004, he starred in a stage

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From Our Archive: 25 years ago in The Stage (March 17, 1994) by The Stage

A quarter of a century ago, we reported on a strange set of affairs: Bolton councillors debating on whether to lift a

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Poll: Which show would you like to see win best new musical at this year’s Olivier Awards? by The Stage

This year’s Olivier Awards nominations were announced last week, with Company and Come From Away leading the pack with nine nods each.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

From Our Archive: 50 years ago in The Stage (March 6, 1969) by The Stage

In a 1969 editorial, our editor Eric Johns wondered why there weren’t more young actors making their mark in the West End.

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High streets need theatres (your views, March 7) by The Stage

Lyn Gardner’s article on the death of the high street struck a chord with us. A huge town centre redevelopment, conceived 20 years

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

2019 Olivier Awards nominations: in numbers by The Stage

This year’s Olivier Awards nominations were announced on March 4. Here, we break down the facts and figures in detail. 100 productions eligible

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Poll: Which is your favourite song from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat? by The Stage

As Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical celebrates its 50th anniversary, and Sheridan Smith becomes the first lead cast member to

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Production news round-up: Sheridan Smith cast in West End Joseph revival and Alex Kingston to star in gender-swapped Ibsen play by The Stage

Updates from this week include the news that Sheridan Smith will star as the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Remembering the spellbinding Albert Finney (your views, February 28) by The Stage

’Twas as a mere youth that I came across the illustrious Albert Finney (Obituary, February 11). His looks were almost archetypically British,

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From Our Archive: 30 years ago in The Stage (March 2, 1989) by The Stage

The Stage used to be well known for the light-entertainment performers who took out adverts in its back pages. Thirty years ago

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Poll: Should singing along at a musical be restricted to special one-off performances? by The Stage

Last week, pop musical Six announced its first sing-along performance, where audience members can join in with the production’s songs, after its

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Should Mamet and Berkoff tell the #MeToo story? (your views, February 14) by The Stage

Lyn Gardner on Berkoff/Mamet I disagree with Lyn Gardner (Back off Berkoff and Mamet – women own the #MeToo story) on the

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From Our Archive: 35 years ago in The Stage (February 16, 1984) by The Stage

We reported on a dispute between critics and theatre managements over starting times: “The row over when the public can read about

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Poll: Did the audience member’s reaction to Hayley Tamaddon’s character go too far? by The Stage

Actor Hayley Tamaddon recently spoke out about her experience of an audience member shouting “fuck you” at her character during a performance

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

International news round-up: February 7 by The Stage

Market Theatre inquiry concludes SOUTH AFRICA/ JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s ministry of arts and culture has concluded its investigation into misconduct, racism and nepotism

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In pictures (February 7): Leeds Playhouse, Duchess of Sussex at the National Theatre, Notre Dame de Paris, Offies 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 Kes at Leeds

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There are many alternative paths to a stage career (your views, February 7) by The Stage

Drama school is not the only way I was disappointed at the tone of Susan Elkin’s feature on foundation courses, which implies

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Poll: Do you welcome Netflix’s move into filming theatre productions? by The Stage

Last week, The Stage reported how Netflix is moving into screening theatre productions. It will produce a specially created version of the Broadway

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Stage Podcast: Vault Festival, Lyn Gardner’s 2019 top picks and Showstopper! by The Stage

In our January episode, critics Tim Bano and Lyn Gardner reveal their top picks of of 2019 ranging from major West End musicals

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Video: The Stage Awards 2019 winners interviews by The Stage

The Stage Awards 2019 were held at the Bridge Theatre in London on Friday 25 January. Winners included Sonia Friedman Productions, Nottingham

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The Stage Awards 2019 in pictures by The Stage

The awards presentation The award winners/media board The party

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Mockingbird tour row ‘sets worrying precedent’ (your views, January 31) by The Stage

Regarding the cancellation of the UK tour of To Kill a Mockingbird (front page, January 24), these [Broadway] companies seem to think

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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

Most promising newcomer Chris Walley for The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre Best Shakespearean performance Sophie Okonedo for Antony and Cleopatra,

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Poll: Should Scott Rudin have forced the cancellation of To Kill a Mockingbird in the UK? by The Stage

Last week, the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of To Kill a Mockingbird was cancelled weeks before it was due to start

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Friday, January 25, 2019

The Stage Awards 2019: 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 internationally.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

International news round-up: January 24 by The Stage

Interactive pop-up Chatelet season FRANCE/PARIS In anticipation of the launch of her debut 2019-20 season at the helm of Paris’ Theatre du Chatelet

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In pictures (January 24): Arcola, Jermyn Street Theatre, Guildford Shakespeare, Bruntwood Prize launch 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 Stop and Search

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West End audiences deserve the superior original staging of Les Mis (your views, January 24) by The Stage

Les Miserables production row I disagree with Lyn Gardner (‘We can cherish beloved shows, but let’s not resist change’, Comment, January 17,

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