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This is part of a series of five posts detailing the top 50 musical theatre composers of all time. Compiled by The Stage associate...

At Theatre 2016, Sheena Wrigley, executive director of Home in Manchester, called on regional theatres to reconsider their operating models, claiming venue's run under...

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This is my first encounter with Lost Dog’s Paradise Lost. First seen a year ago at the Place in London, this one-man dance/theatre/stand-up work...

Petra Davies, who has died at the age of 85, was a familiar face on television for more than four decades. She was at her...

Shadow culture minister Thangam Debbonaire has claimed the government’s recent arts funding settlement is a cover for axeing local authority funding. In a speech at...

American actor Jesse Eisenberg has praised public funding for theatre in Britain, claiming it allows the industry to stage more “obscure" plays than in...

Philip Venables defines himself as a composer concerned with sexuality, violence and politics. For his ambitious new work, he has secured the rights to...

It must have required plenty of can-do home front spirit to transform Sarah Waters’ 1940s-set novel exploring love among women during wartime into a...

Sean Foley is to direct Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser starring Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith, in a co-production that marks the first to come...

As ever, the Finborough Theatre punches far above its diminutive weight with another rediscovery by a major playwright. A Subject of Scandal and Concern...

Just when you think you've seen A Midsummer Night's Dream in every possible way it can be done, Go People are here to mix...

I have just finished working on a high-profile production and, during the course of the run, found myself getting a particular type of Facebook...

It's a quieter week in London because of the bank holiday, but around the country it's a different story, with the festival circuit, if...

Musical Sweet Charity is to be staged at the Royal Exchange in Manchester this Christmas, as part of a new season that also sees...
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