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The theatre year is still warming up, with pantomime still playing at number of venues around the country, but there are a few intriguing...

As tickets for West End production Hamilton go on sale, producer Cameron Mackintosh has revealed his plans to combat ticket touts. This will mean...

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The Octagon Theatre in Bolton has appointed Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios as architect for its major £10 million capital redevelopment project. The Manchester-based firm, which...

An awards ceremony celebrating “game-changing women” who are redefining theatre will launch in March, hosted by broadcaster Jenni Murray. The Tonic Awards have been created...

There's more to performing a successful cabaret than getting up on a stage and belting out a set. A cabaret singer has to connect...

A self-taught singer-songwriter, I started to write songs at the age of 14. No one asked me to do it, I just woke up...

1. Leverage the power of labels The way we label events in our life is powerful. Most ‘unconscious’ actors label all negative audition experiences as ‘tragedies’....

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Soviet Russia and, at the Arcola Theatre, revolution is in the air with a new...

Kate Bassett, former theatre critic for the Independent on Sunday, has been appointed literary associate at Chichester Festival Theatre. Chichester said Bassett would be responsible...

Richard Eyre’s production of Verdi’s tuneful crowd-pleaser returns for its 14th revival, determined, it seems, to earn its keep. With a cast lacking A-list...

Kate Prince is the artistic director and founder of hip-hop company ZooNation, which offers a new perspective on dance theatre. She tells Georgia Snow...

When demonstrators take to the streets outside the Print Room on Thursday, they’ll join a long tradition of protests at theatres. From the recent, much retweeted curtain call of Hamilton after vice...

Nominees for the UK’s first awards ceremony to honour councillors and local authorities who champion the arts have been announced. The nominees for the inaugural...

Welcome to Lacy’s, a dusty, unkempt Massachusetts general store with no customers, few prospects, and an awful lot of debt. Proprietor Gene Lacy (Hamish...
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