casting

Sheffield Theatres artistic director Robert Hastie has announced the appointment of three new associates at the company. Javaad Alipoor, artistic director of Bradford-based theatre company...

Welsh theatre company Hijinx has launched a casting agency for learning-disabled actors, in an attempt to give them more exposure in the industry. Hijinx, which...

An aspiring journalist who turned her theatregoing “hobby” into a successful career as one of the leading casting directors of her generation, Maggie Lunn...

I thought it might be interesting for actors to know a little bit about how a cast is selected. Or at least how I...

I've previously addressed the ongoing debate on the all-white casting of Half a Sixpence, in which I cited the show's book writer Julian Fellowes...

Tributes have been paid to two leading casting directors who died within hours of each other on February 19. Maggie Lunn, who had held key...

Award-winning actor Emma Williams has said the industry “can do more” for diversity, following criticisms of musical Half a Sixpence for having an all-white...

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...

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...
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