Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Blogs: We must make routes into arts jobs clearer

Following a conversation with director Javaad Alipoor, Daisy Bowie-Sell reflects on how creative jobs still aren't seen as viable ways to make a living

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Features: Top selling shows on WhatsOnStage in December 2017

What sold best over the Christmas period?

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Theatre News: Battersea Arts Centre announces new shows for its spring programme

The season includes Homegrown Festival – championing young creatives across the UK

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Theatre News: Polka Theatre receives £2.5 million Arts Council funding for redevelopment project

The children's theatre in Wimbledon opened in 1979

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Theatre News: Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg announces West End season

The Russian company will present two shows in May

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Theatre News: Motown The Musical UK and Ireland tour announced

The tour will commence at the end of this year

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Photos: First look at Toby Jones, Zoë Wanamaker, Pearl Mackie and Stephen Mangan in The Birthday Party

Harold Pinter's play will mark its 60th anniversary with a new West End production

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Theatre News: Naomie Harris becomes patron of Intermission Youth Theatre

The organisation supports young people from London's inner-city communities, who are at risk of offending

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Photos: London's West End to be illuminated by Lumiere

Among other spaces across the capital the upcoming light festival will take over London's theatreland

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Photos: Hayley Atwell rehearses Dry Powder at Hampstead Theatre

Sarah Burgess' comedy is directed by Anna Ledwich

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Theatre News: Ophelia Lovibond to star in Bridge Theatre's Nightfall

Initial cast for Barney Norris' play Nightfall has been announced

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Blogs: Do theatres need a distinct identity?

Matt Trueman discusses the Donmar's identity as a theatre under Josie Rourke

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Review: Review: Tosca (Royal Opera House)

The ninth revival of Jonathan Kent's production stars Joseph Calleja as Cavaradossi

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Video: Interview with David Eldridge and the cast of Beginning

David Eldridge's play transfers from the National Theatre into the West End

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Theatre News: Maxine Peake to curate women's suffrage event at the Old Vic

The evening of specially commissioned monologues will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act

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Theatre News: Benedict Cumberbatch announced as LAMDA President

The stage and screen star will succeed Timothy West in the role

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Review: Review: Teddy (Watermill Theatre)

Tristan Bernays and Dougal Irvine's '50s musical arrives in Newbury ahead of a UK tour

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Review: Review: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (Gate Theatre)

Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman show is revived at the Gate Theatre

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Theatre News: Caryl Churchill and Lucy Kirkwood recognised in Writer's Guild Awards

The awards, which celebrate writing talent in the media, were held last night in London

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Theatre News: Full cast joining Sheila Hancock in Harold and Maude announced

Thom Southerland directs the London premiere of Colin Higgins' black comedy

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Interviews: Will Merrick: 'Even after Skins, I didn't think I'd become an actor'

The star is playing Bertram in the Globe production of All's Well That Ends Well

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Theatre News: Hamilton announces open auditions for West End cast

Are you ready to take your shot?

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Theatre News: The Cherry Orchard Royal Exchange and Bristol Old Vic co-production announces full cast

Former RSC artistic director Michael Boyd will direct the production

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Review: Review: Tiny Dynamite (Old Red Lion)

Abi Morgan's play is given a watery revival at the London fringe theatre

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Theatre News: Casting announced for national tour of Brighton Rock

Bryony Lavery's new adaptation of Graham Greene's iconic novel embarks on a UK tour from February

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Theatre News: Bat Out Of Hell to perform at the 18th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards

Jim Steinman's musical opened at the London Coliseum last year and will return to the Dominion Theatre in April

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Features: The Birthday Party and All's Well That Ends Well in our top openings of the week

Camden People's Theatre hosts its annual feminist festival, while Teddy kicks off a UK tour

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Interviews: Ciarán Hinds: 'If I could change one thing, I wouldn't have played the back end of a cow'

The Game of Thrones actor stars in Conor McPherson's haunting play featuring the songs of Bob Dylan

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Review: Review: Strangers in Between (Trafalgar Studios 2)

Tommy Murphy's three-hander transfers from the King's Head Theatre

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Nicola Blackman

The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without

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Review: Review: The Here and This and Now (Southwark Playhouse)

Glenn Waldron's hilarious and horrific new play opens in London after a run in Plymouth

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