BAME

Dreamgirls star Amber Riley has spoken of the importance of her leading role in the West End in inspiring young black girls to become...

The casting director of Half a Sixpence has responded to criticisms of the show’s all-white cast, claiming black and Asian performers were auditioned but...

Hackney Empire creative director Susie McKenna has stepped down from the role after seven years. She will take on a new part-time role with the...

A major new showcase of black, Asian and minority ethnic talent is to launch in London, as part of a bid to prevent UK...

Equity has condemned fringe venue the Print Room's "unacceptable" casting of Caucasian actors in a play set in ancient China, claiming its decision fails...

School of Rock star Preeya Kalidas has called for more colour-blind casting in the industry. The actor, playing Patty Di Marco in the Andrew Lloyd...

Sometimes talking is not enough; we need positive action. On the one hand, great strides have been made in terms of theatrical diversity –...

White people make up 92% of arts audiences, according to a major new study that highlights an underrepresentation of black and Asian people. Figures from...

This has been a week of big openings for musical theatre. At the one end, the premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new musical School...
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