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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...

First-time performers, directors, writers and designers were recognised at the inaugural celebration of The Stage Debut Awards, held in central London on September 17. The...

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Fresh from drama school and holding the stage entirely on his own, Luke Grant makes a very impressive professional debut in this harrowing drama....

Despite its subtitle, there is no opera and very little actual football contained in We're Not Really Here, a quietly radical collaboration between Contact...

Hackney Empire is clearly strengthening its opera programming. For this flying visit by a European company that is an offshoot of the Armel Opera...

Christopher Harper and John Middleton are to lead the cast of a new production of Strangers on a Train. Harper, currently appearing in Coronation Street,...

Playwrights including Kwame Kwei-Armah and Tanika Gupta have claimed that British theatre is "monocultural" and has a "problematic" approach to internationalism. They were speaking at the launch...

The Little Mermaid completes Northern Ballet’s hat-trick year of premieres in sparkling style. Choreographed by company director David Nixon, it’s a thoroughly absorbing, superbly...

Cressida Pollock, the English National Opera chief executive appointed to turn around the finances of the troubled company, is to step down next year. Pollock,...

Patti LuPone will star in a West End revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company. Marianne Elliott will direct the musical, which will be put on at...

Angus Jackson’s production, the fourth in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Roman season, opens with a drawn-out sequence in which a forklift truck moves bags...

The most intriguing news in New York theatre last week was not about what was happening, but what is not. Two new culture venues...

As much as I love going to the theatre, there are some theatres I definitely don't enjoy visiting. And in the middle of the...

The whims and wishes of the gods feature prominently in Christopher Marlowe’s early, infrequently performed play. Dido, the Phoenician queen, and her lover Aeneas,...
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