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Don Quixote

Never my favourite ballet, Marius Petipa’s Don Quixote has always struck me as inexpressibly dull. So three cheers for Carlos Acosta, whose revisions and additions have given it an entirely new lease of life. In a production that bursts with energy and joy from the opening – even more so than its premiere last year – the company is clearly...

Mixed program 2014

With 10 dancers, including one guest, stable management, and Arts Council funding that’s escaped the recent cuts, more is expected of Phoenix Dance Theatre than in its recent past. In performance terms this means committed dancers and choreography that brings out their strengths. This in turn puts the spotlight on the company’s artistic director Sharon Watson, and in Christopher Bruce...

Robin's Winter Adventure

Robin and his family have to move from their idyllic rural life to one in the big city, and understandably the young boy doesn’t want to go.
Andrew Utley plays dad, himself unhappy about the change, spending too much time preparing too many flowerpots to take to the new flat. Leanne Rowley is mum. Efficient, industrious and always right, the...

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Hamlet by Harry Venning for week 47, 2014




5 things about agents that bug actors

There are some common complaints among actors when it comes to agents, and the worry about the effect those complaints have on the relationship tends to breed negativity. But with a bit of positive thinking…

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In this week's issue

    Exclusively in the November 20 issue of The Stage
    • The Young Vic's David Lan talks about how collaborative approaches are changing theatre for the better
    • Is Lindsay Lohan a good actress? @WestEndProducer gets to grips with the thorny issue of celebrity casting
    • In a technical training special of The Half, we explore the skills, attitudes and expectations of the engine room of theatre
    • "Being an actor is tough and it infantilises you." Jamie Glover takes off his directing hat to return to the stage in An Ideal Husband
    • Why isn't more being done to promote young philanthropy in the performing arts? Matt Trueman looks at the schemes trying to tap into donors at an earlier age
    • Plus interviews with Croatian playwright Tena Stivicic and Belgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed's artistic director Alexander Devriendt