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Have we got to the point where some theatre classics are unstageable, or at least only stageable with significant editing? A few weeks ago, I returned...

When I joined The Stage nearly 15 years ago, I wanted to be a theatre critic. It took me one week and two press...

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Stephen Fletcher originally wrote Mam! I’m ‘Ere! to create work for fellow actors over a quiet festive season, staging it on a shoestring and...

Almost a third of performing arts students in higher education responding to a new survey said they had experienced sexual harassment. The poll of 600...

An auction of 600 items from opera productions including The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni is being held after the company that owns...

London’s Royal Opera House has signed a pledge to change the way it approaches mental health - which will see the recruitment of dedicated...

A quarter of theatre productions at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe deal with social issues such as mental health and the #MeToo movement, according...

This concert performance is of interest because it represents the belated world premiere of a mature score by a major opera composer. In 1839 Donizetti...

A bereaved daughter fights to keep her local community centre open. A vicar finds the strength to leave her abusive husband. A transgender teen's...

Have we got to the point where some theatre classics are unstageable, or at least only stageable with significant editing? A few weeks ago, I returned...

One of Alan Bennett’s best bits of writing is set in a hospital. It was a 1982 Play For Today called Intensive Care, and...

Drama school LAMDA has announced a three-year partnership with audiobook giant Audible aimed at developing the “next generation” of acting talent. The deal will see...

When I joined The Stage nearly 15 years ago, I wanted to be a theatre critic. It took me one week and two press...

Hot on the heels of a well-received revival of Mascagni’s forgotten Isabeau, Opera Holland Park chalks up its first Richard Strauss opera with a vibrant Ariadne auf...
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