LETTERS

West End Producer says: “Don’t lie about your credits” (‘What are the cardinal sins of auditioning?’, January 26). But if you weren’t an accredited...

Having read both Matthew Hemley (‘Camp cliches and all-white casts? Welcome to musical theatre in 2016’, thestage.co.uk, November 18) and Mark Shenton (column, February...

I can almost see Julian Fellowes’ point when he defends all-white casting in Half a Sixpence. He goes on to say that the musical...

I echo Sue Parrish’s concern about the continuing cultural deficit in the representation of women in our theatre (‘Don’t overlook women in theatre’ Letters,...

To combat ticket touts (News, January 9), the entertainment industry should lobby the government to bring about legislative change. A new law would criminalise...

New proposals to fund shows I would like to suggest an alternative idea for generating many more theatre productions across the country, which will hopefully...

Theatre staff need Sundays I write regarding Equity’s subsidised repertory theatre agreement, which sees actors and stage managers set for a £1 million nationwide pay...

No magic carpet required Your correspondent Trevor Harvey refers to Mark James (not Jones as his letter states) magically appearing in two pantomimes at the...

Diversity report raises questions I suspect many drama school principals sympathise with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s frustration about the dearth of black, Asian and minority ethnic...

Noisy audiences put me off After having to contend with the increasing problem of members of the audience not being able to stop eating, drinking,...

Post-audition silence is rude A few days after auditioning for a production, I discovered it hadn’t gone my way when they announced the casting on...

SMA not looking for ‘sound bite’ In his column (‘Technical jobs aren’t being cut and replaced by admin roles’, Flyman comments on Lez Brotherston’s complaint...
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