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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...

What is The Stage Critic Search? The Stage Critic Search 2016 is a competition to find the best new critics. Launched in 2015, it is...

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Equity is to call on theatres and producers across the UK to ease their demands on actors who are parents or carers. The union’s members...

Theatre producers “get a rough deal” because their role is “totally misunderstood” by the public and the sector, the head of a leading production...

Equity has said it will pursue more directors to join the union, after an admission that it has historically failed people working in the...

For a generation of theatregoers, the appearances of Japanese director Yukio Ninagawa’s visually spellbinding amalgams of East and West brought an exotic Oriental colour...

Imagine a city in which nature has run out of control. Birds begin to flock unnaturally, insects multiply all over the place and foxes...

When Terrence Rattigan wrote The Deep Blue Sea, it is purported that its tragic story had been inspired by the suicide of his ex-lover...

Being a hearing-impaired actor comes with its challenges, but none as difficult as trying to source government funding for discreet hearing aids. I discovered...

Rebel Wilson will join the West End cast of Guys and Dolls for an eight week run in the summer. The Australian film star –...

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

 For the past decade or so, a significant percentage of my income has come from writing musicals. This may surprise you: it surprises me,...

George Enescu (1881-1955) may be Romania’s best known composer but little of his music is widely familiar. He wrote just the one opera, over...

Arts Council England is to face renewed pressure over its funding of opera, after performers called for increased efforts to protect the genre's subsidy. The...
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