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The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...

Though quiet in comparison to recent weeks, there’s a lot of intriguing new work opening over the next seven days. Our lead critics have...

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Derek Walcott decided to become a poet at the age of eight and published his first poem at 14 – to find it denounced...

Imaginate Festival has announced that it will be renamed the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival as it reveals its 2017 programme. The name change reflects the...

Denise Welch and Gary Wilmot are to join the cast of The Wind in the Willows when it opens in the West End. Simon Lipkin...

Actor Michelle Collins has claimed she has struggled to get theatre work because of her background as a soap actor, but praised the genre...

A new bursary scheme that will give free headshots to 21 students from different drama schools around the UK has been launched. The Association of...

While many people might envision celebrating their 85th year with a sherry and a nice sit down, Ray Cooney is marking his upcoming birthday...

Christopher Wheeldon trained as a child at the Royal Ballet School and then graduated to join the Royal Ballet at 18, before moving to...

As a researcher, you might imagine I’d welcome the news that Arts Council England has set aside up to £2.7 million for a grand...

Online ticketing has become a modern-day wild west, so it was satisfying to see Viagogo getting both barrels at the House of Commons culture...

On press nights at Bristol Old Vic, I like to spend a few moments invoking the memory of Sarah Macready, our general manager in...

One of opera’s great (and unsettling) monologues, Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine is a vocal and dramatic tour de force for soprano. Based on the play...

Touring shows account for £6 out of every £10 spent in theatres nationwide, according to new figures. Data supplied by industry body UK Theatre reveals...
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