LETTERS

The unveiling of the Diversity Schools Initiative (News, thestage.co.uk, April 19) is welcome and timely. It underlines the importance of challenging a status quo...

At a time when the very existence of the arts is being threatened by the philistine act of abolishing drama, dance, music and art...

I find Julian Bird’s remarks on the “crisis” regarding a lack of young blood in the industry (‘SOLT chief: Theatre faces technical skills crisis’,...

How sad to read in The Stage of the negligible contribution this country is making to World Theatre Day, and that the UK’s ITI...

The Guardian’s decision to cut Lyn Gardner’s blog (News, March 23) is a massive loss to theatre people and the public. Gardner has always been...

The Olivier Awards nominations are starting to feel rather ‘presidential’: the more money you throw at a production, the more likely you are to...

I was very pleased to receive an email from the Harold Pinter Theatre banning food. I wish that all theatres would do the same. I...

It is devastating to hear that both Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset councils are cutting their arts funding so drastically. As a world...

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,...
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