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Why do we want more people to go the theatre? Why is audience development so important for arts and cultural organisations? There are two broad...

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A new exhibition exploring the life of Vivien Leigh will open this summer at the stately home belonging to her favourite costume designer. Several of Leigh's...

A lifestyle blogger and the head of Oxford University Dramatic Society are among 15 female students to be mentored by leading creative women in...

Tom Hiddleston has urged drama schools to lower their tuition fees or risk alienating young people from underprivileged backgrounds. He claimed that fees at RADA...

New English National Opera artistic director Daniel Kramer has revealed plans to include a musical in every season, claiming the move would help generate...

International Shakespeare Prize ROMANIA/CRAIOVA The 15th Craiova International Shakespeare Festival has ended with the presentation of the International Shakespeare Prize to Thomas Ostermeier, director of...

Starting up a fringe festival in any world theatre capital undoubtedly involves many challenges, but Paris Fringe has gone the extra distance by creating...

At next week’s Theatre 2016 conference, of which The Stage is a media partner, leading figures from the industry will give their thoughts on...

Marguerite Duras' play, The Lovers of Viorne, originally premiered in Paris in 1968 and immediately captured the imagination of France. Taking the form of...

The head of environmental charity Julie's Bicycle has claimed that the arts are a "chronically untapped resource" in combating climate change. Speaking at a conference...

Leicester's Curve is to stage a new production of Grease as part of its forthcoming season. A reimagining of The Importance of Being Earnest, a...

Cecily Hamilton’s infrequently performed social commentary, Diana of Dobson’s, was written in 1908 and caused quite a stir in its day. These days it...

Sheffield's Sad Siren makes theatre from memories. Its last production, The Gods Of Pick N Mix, was an elegy to lost things and childhood...
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