NEWS

Simon Stephens and Jim Cartwright are among writers premiering short plays as part of a project set up to nurture new work in the...

Middle Child theatre company has won the inaugural Musical Theatre Network development award for its production of Weekend Rockstars. The prize is awarded to a...

A website that matches theatres with touring productions is being launched. The website – tour-finder.org – has been set up by south-east arts centre Farnham Maltings with...

Plans to develop residential flats above Camden People’s Theatre have been deferred after the local council agreed to look further into the effects they...

Former Sugababes singer Jade Ewen is to join the cast of In the Heights when the show is revived later this year. The musical, which...

Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to reverse arts funding cuts made since 2010 if he becomes prime minister. The Islington North MP accused...

A show about Angela Lansbury is to tour the UK, marking the 90th birthday of the actor. Looking for Lansbury stars Fiona-Jane Weston, who has...

Outgoing Whatsonstage editor Theo Bosanquet is to join PR company the Corner Shop. Bosanquet, who is leaving the theatre website after seven years, will take...

Bloomsbury Theatre in London has closed for major construction work four months earlier than planned due to asbestos in the building. The theatre was scheduled...

London’s Southbank Centre has been awarded almost £5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards a major overhaul of several of its cultural spaces. The...

Hang by Debbie Tucker Green and Play Mas by Mustapha Matura have been shortlisted for the inaugural Alfred Fagon Audience Award. There are 11 plays...

Daisy Bowie-Sell has been appointed editor of Whatsonstage. Bowie-Sell will leave her post as deputy theatre editor of Time Out after two years to join...
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