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London’s Theatre503 will partner with the American Playwriting Foundation to premiere works from finalists of the Relentless Award playwriting prize. The Relentless Festival on June...

Jude Law has backed a new campaign to give a free theatre trip to every child. The pioneering initiative from London’s Albany theatre and ARC,...

Bill Kenwright's production of Evita will return to the West End for 12 weeks in July. It runs at the Phoenix Theatre from July 28 to...

London’s Jermyn Street Theatre is to be ‘relaunched’ as a full-time producing house under new artistic director Tom Littler as he announces his first...

Six of the UK’s leading drama schools have been awarded gold status under the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework. Rose Bruford College of Theatre and...

Plans have been approved by Dublin City Council to demolish the former Andrews Lane Theatre. The city-centre venue has been sold for €4.4 million (£3.9...

The National Theatre has announced the line-up for its summer River Stage Festival. Cabaret venue the Glory returns to the festival on July 28 to...

Charlotte Darbyshire and Ben Wright have been announced as the new artistic directors of Candoco dance company. They will take over from Stine Nilsen and...

Protests at theatre POLAND/WARSAW The resumption of Nationalist-led demonstrations outside a Warsaw theatre after a ban was lifted, saw one audience member taken to hospital. Croatian...

Shakespeare’s Globe has launched four year-long apprenticeships for disadvantaged young people as part of a wider access programme aiming to make the theatre more...

Former England cricket captain Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff will make his stage debut in Fat Friends – The Musical. Flintoff will play the role of Kevin...

Entertainment union Equity has published a manifesto for casting, which seeks to make casting processes “clearer, fairer, less stressful and more inclusive for everyone”. The...
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