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OPINION

Last week producer Cameron Mackintosh ran adverts for The Phantom of the Opera in the London Evening Standard with an image of the iconic mask and strap...

In a tough funding climate, arts organisations are seeking to boost their finances with private donations and corporate sponsorship. Matt Trueman warns that venues...

News last week that Shakespeare’s Globe was looking at a substantial number of redundancies due to “a difficult financial year” followed similar warnings from...

It’s one thing for audience members to say a show is terrible, it’s quite another for the theatre hosting it to agree with them....

I join Mark Shenton in celebrating the fact that four London theatres now have people of colour as artistic directors (‘New leaders usher in...

The oldest surviving Greek play, Aschylus’ The Persians, was first performed in 472 BC. Though it continues to be performed to this day, we...

A man limps awkwardly on to the stage, mimicking a mouth twisted to one side, head bent towards his feet. The audience laughs at...

Any way you look at it, and whatever your political views, March is shaping up to be quite the debacle from which you could...

Last week, Les Miserables producer Cameron Mackintosh announced that when the musical returns to the Queen's Theatre in December – following a period of...

Approaching Empty – Kiln Theatre, London Kiln Theatre joins forces with Tamasha and Live Theatre to present the premiere of Ishy Din’s new play inspired by the...

In this column, I’ve sometimes bemoaned the lack of time I have to read. However, the Christmas period brought some respite. Like the rest...
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