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Anthony Sher and Alex Hassell in rehearsal for Death of a Salesman. Photo: Ellie Kurttz

Two of the greatest dramatic and musical achievements of the last century on Broadway receive major revivals this week, headlining a period that's also...

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When I was a young man, the template for the British stand-up comic was the sort of act you saw on telly in The...
Tom Klenerman in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Photo: Helen Maybanks

Neal Street Productions, creators of television’s Call the Midwife and producers of West End hits Enron, Shrek the Musical and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,...
Rachel Tackley, President, UK Theatre

UK Theatre has drawn up an arts policy wish list for the incoming government. In a new advocacy document – Theatre Matters  – published ahead...
Alexandra Palace, view from the theatre stage

A hidden Victorian theatre at Alexandra Palace will be repaired and restored after the venue was awarded an £18.8 million grant from Heritage Lottery...

Directors’ sessions ITALY/SPOLETO The 16th La Mama Umbria International Symposium for Directors has announced its programme for 2015. Running from June 27-July 27, it features...
Southampton's proposed new arts complex

Southampton’s Nuffield has been named the operating company of a performing arts venue that will be part of the city’s £22 million new arts...

When the International Theatre Institute announced that John Malkovich would deliver our World Theatre Day International Message for 2012, people accused us of making...

1. DON’T try to be funny… Sounds like an April Fool’s joke but virtually every great comic and comic actor know that the essence of...
Political Mother, Hofesh Shechter Company, Sadler's Wells

Choreographer Hofesh Shechter has launched a company for young dancers called Shechter Junior. Shechter Junior provides eight dancers with an eight-month apprenticeship. During this time...

Stephen Joseph Theatre executive director Stephen Wood is to step down from his post after 25 years and an association with the company totalling 40...

Amazon has had a presence in the theatre marketplace for a couple of years. However, its announcement this week marks a step up in its...
Sooraj Subramaniam, centre, in Bayadere – the Ninth Life. Photo: Tristram Kenton

Indian temple dancers, or bayaderes, first performed in Europe in 1838 – though their reputation had preceded them by nearly four centuries. Shobana Jeyasingh’s...