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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...

West End Producer says: “Don’t lie about your credits” (‘What are the cardinal sins of auditioning?’, January 26). But if you weren’t an accredited...

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Campaign group Parents in Performing Arts is launching a survey to explore childcare options in central London. It follows calls from actors including Noma Dumezweni...

Industry leaders have said the arts should “embrace uncertainty” in the wake of budget cuts, Brexit, and a changing political climate. Kenneth Tharp, former chief...

A couple of days ago I read about the all-female production of Posh. I concluded it was something I would probably really like to...

Shrek the Musical is to return for a national tour beginning in December. The show, which opened in the West End in 2011 and...

Together with Ray Galton, Alan Simpson helped define the tone of television comedy for 20 years with the hugely popular Hancock’s Half Hour and...

A year from now, circus folk worldwide will be celebrating the 250th anniversary of the invention of their art form in London by trick...

Not too long ago, it was fairly standard practice for councils to fund – and often run – their local receiving theatres. Some authorities...

I have of late – but wherefore I know not – lost all my critical faculties. Well, not all of them. It’s all just...

Last week, a new (well, rebranded) Off-West End theatre opened. Heralding itself as 'London's home for the musical', the Other Palace is the new...

One of the things I love about theatre is that it isn’t a solitary activity. It can only happen when a group of people...

Last week the news that Samuel French is shutting down its public retail shop hit the front page of The Stage. When I tweeted...

Twelfth Night has always been a play of abandon. Characters slip on different costumes, different gender identities, they shuck off their solemnity, they let...
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