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Chorus dancer Peggy Sawyer is told: “You’re going out there a youngster, but you’ve got to come back a star,” when she is sent...

With the transfer of the National Theatre’s production of Nine Night, Natasha Gordon becomes the first black British female playwright to have a play...

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Swilling champagne and wearing sunglasses, a dog, whose briefcase declares him to be with Mega Stage Productions, announces to his startled pig companion: “Hamlet,...

The West End, similar to Broadway, thrives on a bit of star power. As Matt Wolf recently noted in the New York Times: "Suddenly,...

The sturdy star of this time-travelling drama gives a wooden performance. Tanya Ronder’s 2013 play Table centres on the eponymous piece of furniture. It begins...

In the West End, musical theatre is usually performed under a proscenium arch and behind a fourth wall. At Soho Theatre however, Le Gateau...

The government has detailed its intention to replicate the impact of Hull City of Culture in smaller towns and cities across the country through...

Wayne McGregor is choreographing a new film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, which will start shooting later this year. A film version of the...

A new initiative has been set up to being more people from under-represented backgrounds into commercial theatre producing. Bridge the Gap, from producer training charity...

Quarantine and National Theatre Wales are natural bedfellows, two trailblazers in representing their communities as much as the performing arts sector. Their new collaborative show...

The Big I Am is not an adaptation of Peer Gynt. Rather, it’s a reimagining of Ibsen’s play in which Robert Farquhar takes key...

The second operatic collaboration between composer Tansy Davies and poet Nick Drake focuses on climate change. In a ‘near-future’ world decimated by ecological disaster, an...

A book by former National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner about his time in the job has won the 2018 Theatre Book Prize. Balancing Acts, which...

Storyhouse in Chester, Liverpool's Royal Court and the Shaftesbury Theatre in the West End are among the winners of the Royal Institute of British...
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