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Henry Goodman in rehearsals for Volpone at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo: Manuel Harlan

The Big Interview: Henry Goodman Henry Goodman tells Michael Coveney about researching roles, Jewish stereotypes on TV and why it’s important to read the fine...
Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part One. Photo: Lionsgate

A new Harry Potter stage show is to premiere in the West End next summer. Based on a story created by JK Rowling, Jack...

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Gina-Georgio

Alongside co-writer James Beeny, Gina Georgio is the composer and lyricist for new musical The Dreamers, running at St James Theatre in London. Having...
Catering for the digital-first generation: theatre shouldn’t be afraid to look at the way other sectors market to their customers

Technology has transformed how we run our professional and personal lives. Everything is digital, everything is faster, everything is measured, everything is personalised and...

Who would have thought that a book full of holes could be made into a ballet full of dazzling multi-sensory surprises. Inspired by Safran...

There could be no more vivid or enduring testimony to the unrealised potential of James Menzies-Kitchin, a promising young director who died far too...
Cygnet Theatre’s Playhouse Creatures

I’ve been to several interesting drama school shows in the last few weeks as graduating students stage their final productions. These have included The...
The Gruffalo at the Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue

If you dramatise one of the most popular picture books ever written then you have to present something that your young audience will recognise...
Throwback at Jacksons Lane

Sometimes it pays to get personal. The seven members of Silver Lining circus company are infectiously honest about themselves throughout this performance. Confessions, jokes...
Family Arts Festival: the Bog Draw at the Arnolfini, Bristol. Photo: Richard Coleman

A Welsh-language version of Les Miserables will be performed as part of this year's Family Arts Festival. The national event will be presented in a...
Samuel West. Photo: Stephanie Methuen

Actors and directors have voiced fears that new trade laws being negotiated by the European Union could negatively affect subsidised arts organisations in the...

A concert production of Stiles and Drewe’s Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure is to be staged in London in October. Part of the same...

Wales Millennium Centre is to collaborate with Welsh-language channel S4C on a series of projects marking a "major new creative direction" for the venue. Under...
Shakespeare's R&J at the Tabard Theatre

In a public school, the boys are taught gender politics by rote in a disciplinarian regime. By night, they turn to the pages of...