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Digs. Even the word sounds a bit grubby. What other profession would expect its employees to stay for extended periods in a form of...

At 70, the playwright Bryony Lavery continues to add to her repertoire of more than 50 plays. With Frozen, her biggest and most well-known...

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Since its premiere in San Francisco in 2000, Jake Heggie’s first opera has received a slew of productions in the United States and beyond. Based...

Legislation that could help prevent theatre workers from being forced out of the industry when they have children has taken its first steps to...

A volunteer group trying to save the derelict Dudley Hippodrome has had its lease terminated early by the local council, which says the building’s...

War Horse is set to return to the National Theatre later this year to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. The Michael Morpurgo play, which...

Ciaran Hinds has joined the cast of Brian Friel's Translations at the National Theatre, alongside the previously announced Colin Morgan. The play explores the fraught...

Internet shopping giant Amazon has announced that it is to stop selling tickets, just three years after moving into the field. The online retailer will...

First £3.6m Audible fund writers revealed USA/NEWARK Audible has announced the first wave of writers who will receive commissions from the audiobook giant’s new $5 million...

Black cats, yellow hats and salt – the superstitions that swirl around flamenco culture form the core of Isabel Bayon’s enjoyably bizarre Dju-Dju. It’s choreographed...

John Blackmore had something of the Midas touch about him, rescuing several leading regional theatres from the brink of closure and restoring them to...

Cal McCrystal seems to have overstretched himself somewhat as the director of the new production of Iolanthe at English National Opera. It seems that he...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights of Still Alice at West Yorkshire...
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