Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Yours Unfaithfully review at Jermyn Street Theatre, London from Miles Malleson by Anya Ryan

onathan Bank’s revival of Malleson’s forgotten play was first seen in New York in 2017. It is, in many ways, inconceivable that this jolly, forward-thinking drama was left unperformed fo…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Matthew Bourne productions to be broadcast on TV by Georgia Snow

Matthew Bourne shows including Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and The Car Man will be screened on Sky Arts as part of

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Cross-party research into creative diversity calls for evidence by Giverny Masso

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Creative Diversity is calling for evidence for a year-long research project into how to boost diversity and

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Coronavirus: Graeae and Jack Thorne collaborate on digital lockdown programme by Georgia Snow

Disabled-led theatre company Graeae has announced plans for a three-month digital programme designed to celebrate D/deaf and disabled artists. Harry Potter playwright

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Quiz review – ‘Entertaining TV adaptation of James Graham’s play’ by Fergus Morgan

There was a period, two-and-a-bit years ago, when it seemed as if James Graham were on a one-man mission to take over

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Coronavirus: Future of rural touring at risk as 1,000 performances cancelled by Georgia Snow

More than 1,000 performances in rural communities have already been cancelled as a result of coronavirus, leaving many organisations at risk of

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Coronavirus: Old Vic will need ‘critical’ fundraising, warns Matthew Warchus by Matthew Hemley

Old Vic artistic director Matthew Warchus has revealed plans to reopen the venue in November, but has warned that “a critical and

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Coronavirus: Bristol Old Vic launches online platform by Giverny Masso

Bristol Old Vic is launching a digital theatre platform for its audiences and artists during the Covid-19 pandemic. Called Bristol Old Vic

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Coronavirus: Octagon Theatre forced to delay reopening following £10m redevelopment by Matthew Hemley

The reopening of Bolton’s Octagon Theatre following a £10 million redevelopment has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the organisation

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Tom Littler: Small venues may find it hard to stay afloat – but we’re pulling together by Tom Littler

Jermyn Street Theatre’s artistic director Tom Littler confronts the financial reality of the venue’s shutdown, sharing lessons in maths and ethics by

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Richard Jordan: How you close a show is as important as how you open it by Richard Jordan

Broadway musical Beetlejuice announced last week it would not reopen at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre after venues return from lockdown – another

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: London fringe theatre feeds vulnerable local people by Matthew Hemley

West London venue the Playground Theatre has begun to make free meals for local elderly and vulnerable people while its doors are

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Coronavirus: Leading drama schools move teaching online for remainder of academic year by Georgia Snow

Top UK drama schools including RADA and Arts Educational Schools London have shifted all teaching online at least until September. The move

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‘Theatres safer than offices during flu pandemic’ – From The Stage Archive 93 years ago by The Stage

Writing to our editor (February 10, 1927), theatre manager Oswald Stoll extolled the cleanliness of his theatres in the face of public

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Coronavirus: Seyi Omooba tribunal postponed as lockdown continues by Matthew Hemley

A tribunal being brought against Curve Theatre in Leicester by Seyi Omooba – the performer removed from a production of The Color

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Coronavirus: Circuses offer tents and equipment to build field hospitals by Giverny Masso

Circuses are offering their tents and equipment to help build emergency hospitals in the fight against the coronavirus. John Haze, who runs

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Coronavirus: West End transfer of The Watsons cancelled by Georgia Snow

The West End transfer of Laura Wade’s The Watsons has been cancelled due to the impact of the coronavirus shutdown, producers have

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Editor’s View: Our new-look website is coming – and it will help us keep you better informed by Alistair Smith

Over the past few weeks, we’ve all got used to major upheavals to our day-to-day lives. Much of this change has been

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Sphinx Theatre announces £1,000 commissions for female playwrights and new writing lab by Giverny Masso

A new writing programme for female playwrights, offering £1,000 seed commissions and support from writers including Winsome Pinnock and April De Angelis,

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Coronavirus: Actors to spread messages of love for NHS workers as part of Tamasha initiative by Giverny Masso

Actors are being invited to record love-themed monologues as part of an initiative by Tamasha theatre company to boost the morale of

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Theatre at the front line: Meet the extraordinary creatives helping the NHS fight Covid-19 by Giverny Masso

As the health service feels the strain in its fight against the coronavirus, multidisciplined theatre workers serving on the front line tell

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Coronavirus: David Tennant backs RSC campaign to create global Shakespeare community by Georgia Snow

The Royal Shakespeare Company has launched what it is describing as the largest ever celebration of the playwright’s work by audiences. Backed

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Coronavirus: SOLT and Equity strike West End pay deal by Georgia Snow

An agreement has been reached between Equity and the Society of London Theatre to support actors and stage management working in the

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Coronavirus: Caryl Churchill and Inua Ellams contribute to new writing podcast The Lockdown Plays by Georgia Snow

New short plays by Caryl Churchill, Inua Ellams and Simon Stephens are being recorded for a podcast developed in isolation. The plays

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Coronavirus: Eight in 10 receiving houses need extra support to survive – survey by Matthew Hemley

Almost eight out of 10 receiving theatres across the UK will need further government support to survive if lockdown measures continue beyond

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Coronavirus: ENO’s costume department sews scrubs for NHS workers by Georgia Snow

English National Opera’s in-house costume department has begun making scrubs for the NHS while the company’s shows are on hold. Costume staff

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Coronavirus: Coventry City of Culture confirms £100k to support cultural organisations by Giverny Masso

Coventry City of Culture has revealed the steps it has taken to support the arts during the coronavirus pandemic, including confirming £100,000

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Lyn Gardner: Let’s use this time to think hard about what theatre does and why by Lyn Gardner

There have been so many losses over the past few weeks that sometimes it’s hard to find any gains. But maybe space

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon cast in Frozen musical by Matthew Hemley

Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon have been cast as Elsa and Anna in the stage version of Disney’s Frozen. The musical previews

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Howard Sherman: Lockdown has shown the value of theatre recordings by Howard Sherman

If there’s one positive to find among the destruction of the coronavirus outbreak, it is the way in which previously private or

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Coronavirus: Lloyd Webber warns theatres likely to be closed until end of September by Matthew Hemley

Andrew Lloyd Webber has warned that theatres are likely to remain closed until the end of September. He said forecasts that venues

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