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Ben Batt is to star alongside Maxine Peake in A Streetcar Named Desire at the Royal Exchange. Batt, whose credits include Making Noise Quietly...

New images have been released of the planned cultural quarter in London’s Olympic Park that will house a 550-seat dance theatre for Sadler’s Wells. The...

A theatre in Weston-super-Mare is to be given extra funding by the local council to bring in more professional, “off-the-wall” shows. Starting in 2018, the...

Bill Kenwright’s production of Evita is to tour the UK next year. The show previously ran at the Dominion Theatre in 2014 and will open...

Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre has received a £75,000 funding injection from Arts Council England – the venue’s first major grant from the funding body...

Curve artistic director Nikolai Foster has urged theatre creators to do more to combat bad audience behaviour, claiming good performances will “silence people”. The director also...

Adam Kenwright has been announced as the 2016 ambassador for careers event TheatreCraft. Kenwright, who was appointed executive vice president of Ambassador Theatre Group earlier...

Some of the UK’s leading drama schools are set to increase their fees by £250 a year, after the government announced plans to raise...

Broadway theatre owner and impresario James M Nederlander has died aged 94. Known as Jimmy Nederlander, he was chairman of the Nederlander Organization, which owns nine...

A new play about female activists in India who fight the oppression of women has received a £100,000 boost from Arts Council England. The Leicester...

The Edinburgh International Culture Summit has been given a £50,000 boost by the UK government, as it prepares for its third event next month. The...

Nottingham Playhouse artistic director Giles Croft is to step down from the role after 18 years. Croft, who joined the venue in 1999, will leave...
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