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Far from being the ‘icing on the cake’, National Lottery money is a vital source of revenue for theatre companies. But which areas receive...

Contemporary reboots of the great works of world theatre aim to ‘reclaim them for our time’. But is something being lost along the way? There is...

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Samuel Beckett’s monologue Not I performed by Touretteshero is among the shows in Battersea Arts Centre’s 2018 season. Jess Thom, who has Tourette’s which results...

Hoping to build on the success of its first season, the spectacular, stadium-sized live-action show in County Durham returns with an epic tale of...

Marek Mikos to head Stary (Old) Theatre POLAND/KRAKOW Following a competition announced in March, the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage has announced that Marek...

At the Spring Forward festival, emerging dance writers are offered support and mentoring to review the programme. Nick Awde finds out how the help...

Ken Dodd has been appointed patron of the £19 million Shakespeare North Playhouse in Merseyside. Dodd, a Liverpool native, made his Shakespearean acting debut in...

New work from Gary McNair and Cora Bissett and the revival of a solo piece by Pauline Goldsmith feature in the ninth edition of...

Kneehigh's revival of its hit Tristan and Yseult – premiering at the Brighton Festival before touring – is a vibrant, vivid whirlwind of a...

Sasha Regan’s all-male Gilbert & Sullivan productions are becoming a theatrical institution in their own right. For their success they depend on solid vocal...

An Octoroon is America's Red Velvet. Sort of. Like Lolita Chakrabarti's 2012 play, Branden Jacob-Jenkins' OBIE award-winning 2014 work finds a black presence in 19th-century theatre...

Six years after directing his first play, Robert Hastie has already come full circle as he takes the reins as artistic director at the...

This week’s top theatre vacancies on The Stage Jobs includes auditions for Hamilton in the West End, head of lighting and A/V at Glyndebourne and stage manager...

As artistic director of Kneehigh in the decade to 2005 and founder in the same year of the Redruth, Cornwall-based WildWorks, Bill Mitchell pioneered...
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