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In pictures (March 15): Hamlet at Hackney Empire, Richmond Theatre, Vault Festival, Liverpoool Everyman and more

Erica Whyman (RSC deputy artistic director) with cast member Paapa Essiedu. Photo: David Tett/RSC Erica Whyman (RSC deputy artistic director) with cast member Paapa Essiedu. Photo: David Tett/RSC
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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include opening nights at Richmond Theatre, Tara Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch, Vault Festival,  Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, Theatre503, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, the Bunker, Chickenshed, Hackney Empire as well as the Bush Theatre’s fundraising quiz and the Intertalent Rights Group rebranding celebration at BAFTA headquarters, London…

Hamlet press night, Hackney Empire, London

Kindertransport press night, Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch

After The Ball press night, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London

The Dog Beneath the Skin press night, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Cast members Rujenne Green, Eva Feiler, Edmund Digby Jones, Cressida Bonas, Suzann McLean, Adam Sopp, James Marlowe and Pete Ashmore. Photo: Chloe Nelkin Consulting

The Game of Love and Chai press night, Tara Theatre, London

Writer Nigel Planer and artistic director Jatinder Verma
Writer Nigel Planer and artistic director Jatinder Verma

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em press night, Richmond Theatre, London

OK Bye press night, Vault Festival, London

Producer Sally Collett, cast members Andrew Armfield, Sam Cornforth, Kate Goodfellow (also movement director and creator) and Oscar Scott-White with director and creator Vicki Baron and lighting/sound designer Abi Toghill. Photo: Chloe Nelkin Consulting

Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow press night, Chickenshed Theatre, London

Finn Walters, William Fricker, Lou Stein, Ashley Driver, Joe Paul, Ethan Stein, Bradley Davis, Amy Golden, Jojo Morrall and Sarah Jones

Br’er Cotton press night, Orange Tree Theatre, London

Intertalent Rights Group rebranding celebration at BAFTA headquarters, London

Bush Theatre fundraising quiz, London

Paint Your Wagon press night, Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Cast and creatives: Golda Rosheuvel, Tom Jackson Greaves, Marc Elliott, Jocelyn Meall, Emma Bispham, Cerith Flinn, Natalie Johnson, Molly Lacey Davies, Jenny Tallon Cahill, Emily Hughes, George Francis, Ian Davies, Kaye Haynes, Zelina Rebeiro, Patrick Brennan, Nathan McMullen, Richard Bremmer, Alex Smith, George Caple, Nick Anderson, Liam Tobin, Paul Duckworth and Katie Foster

Electra press night, the Bunker, London

Cast members Dario Coates, Sian Martin, Dean Graham, Lydia Larson, Matt Brewer, Samuel Martin and Megan Leigh Mason. Photo: Chloe Nelkin Consulting

Marie Curie Blooming Great tea party, Wimbledon Theatre, London

Send photos for consideration, with complete captions (event, venue, names, job titles) and photographer credit to cath@thestage.co.uk (Please note, photographs may not be used if all names are not provided)

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