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As we venture deeper into pantoland, major stage musicals open in Manchester and Leeds, a new Ivo van Hove production gets underway in London...

At a time when the British press discusses America more than it does Britain, along comes this autumn’s second West End Sam Shepard revival...

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A scintillating and delightful revival of the 1963 Broadway musical She Loves Me ends a triumphant year for the Menier Chocolate Factory. The venue’s...

The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...

With long-running residencies at the Watford Palace and London's Greenwich Theatre, writer Andrew Pollard has plenty of panto experience. Packed with audience participation, obligatory...

Dick Whittington, a pantomime not often performed in Scotland, is given an Aberdonian twist by writer Alan McHugh. The production opens with a newsreel...

Theatres are reluctant to diversify their workforces because staff fear they may lose their jobs to minority talent, Theatre Royal Stratford East’s youth work...

Theatre and opera director Walter Sutcliffe has been announced as the new artistic director of Northern Ireland Opera. Sutcliffe, a former staff director at the...

Performer Natasha Granger’s first foray into writing and directing comes in the form of comedy pop musical 2 Become 1, featuring classic music from...

It takes a while to get going, thanks to a laborious rhyming prologue delivered front of stage by evergreen dame May McFettridge, this year doubling...

Both the matinee and evening performances of Dreamgirls have been cancelled today due to multiple cast illnesses. The musical is currently in previews at the...

Diversity report raises questions I suspect many drama school principals sympathise with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s frustration about the dearth of black, Asian and minority ethnic...

Ladies (and indeed, gentlemen), how would you like your boyfriend to pop the question? Many theatrical types, I imagine, would like it to be...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first nights of Adventure to Oz at...
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