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Welcome to 1930s depression-era America. The strains of jazz, swing and stride spill from every bar and fill the airwaves of Chicago. It’s 1936...
Bobby Goodrich as Divine in Divine Intervention. Photo: Garrett Matthew

On the other side of the Atlantic every August, you’ll find another fringe taking place – the New York International Fringe Festival, or FringeNYC...
Aden Hynes Sculture Studios specialises in polystyrene carving, mould-making and productions in glass fibre to create props and sculptures. Photo : Aden Hynes Sculpture Studios

You can never overestimate the importance of those engaged in the making, designing and assembling of scenery, sets and props – without them there...
AIDA cruises has 25 new shows starting this year

On the eve of its 20th anniversary in 2016, AIDA Cruises looks set to consolidate its well-deserved reputation as a first-choice seagoing holiday company...
Michael Grandage. Photo: Marc Brenner

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

Benedict Barber is a magician with a taste for the ghoulish and grisly. In Master of the Macabre, he will take the audience on a...
The Yvonne Arnaud at night, glittering by the River Wey

No theatre is recession-proof but Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud, 50 years old this year, does appear to be peculiarly blessed when it comes to survival. This...
Rehearsal space in Glasshill Studios

It’s curious that for a city that prides itself on its live performance arts, London for so long had no proper spaces for creating...

Janet Whiteside was the company member par excellence and for many years a much-loved stalwart of the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company....
David Nobbs

In The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, a caustic satire on the numbing routine of middle-class suburban life disguised as a sitcom, David...
Stephen McGill and David Hutchinson, co-producers of the current London production of American Idiot. Photo: Darren Bell

The West End was long characterised as an old boy network on the management front. Even as recently as 25 years ago, the biggest...

Nominated for 4 Tony Awards: Including Best New Play Back in 1962, most men went to the Catskill Mountains of New York to escape the...
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