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If I didn’t work as a theatre journalist, I’m pretty certain that I’d never actually go to the theatre. Alright, that’s quite a melodramatic statement,...

Earlier this week, The Stage's Soapbox column highlighted a performer's frustration at receiving "radio silence" after an audition. This week we're asking: Should performers...

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Chichester Festival Theatre’s staging of Half a Sixpence is to transfer to the West End later this year. The entire Chichester cast of the musical...

A new arts festival is being launched to build on the legacy of former Glasgow venue the Arches, which was controversially forced to close...

Nigel Harman is to direct a London staging of two plays by Steven Berkoff. Harman will direct a double bill of one-act plays, Lunch and...

A heartwarming story for you this week, readers (and a reminder that Tabard does, despite protestations, indeed have a heart to warm). The fringe might be...

Late West End shows not for me I’m more than a little dismayed at the arrogance of people living in their London bubble, who are...

The latest first night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first night of Roundabout at...

Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry. Red Lorry, Yellow Lorry. No, dear readers, Tabard isn’t just repeating his favourite form of travel over and over. He...

Playwrights working in theatres across the UK are to receive a 2% increase on minimum fees, thanks to a new rate negotiated by the...

Playwright Ronald Harwood has claimed that casting women in male Shakespearean roles is "an insult to the playwright" and "astonishingly stupid". His words follow earlier...

Grimeborn is celebrating its 10th anniversary year - an impressive achievement for an opera festival which started out primarily to poke two fingers at...

March 1918. “The war to end all wars”. Anxiety builds in Captain Stanhope’s claustrophobic dugout as the threat of an imminent German attack looms over...
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