Scotland Short Play winners announced
Llandudno Grand Theatre could return to cultural use under new owner
Musical revue of Leslie Bricusse songs to be staged in London
Shakespeare’s Globe tour guides call off second strike
Liza Minnelli to return to the London Palladium in September
Drama Studio London Two-Year Diploma in Professional Acting Graduate Showcase
The Pyramid Texts
Just Jim Dale
Can the fringe be a sustainable home for new musicals?
Susan Elkin: Musicals, opera… it’s all the same
Howard Sherman’s US theatre round-up: May 29
Mark Shenton’s top 50 musicals (30-21)
Suanne Braun: mezzo-soprano
Tristan Bernays: ‘You can’t do a play about 1950s Teddy boys without rock’n’roll’
Competition: Win tickets to James Freedman: Man of Steal, at the Trafalgar Studios
Your sound and lighting needs under the spotlight
Careers Clinic: the final audition
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Orange Tree and Red Ladder big casualties in arts council funding round
Jul 1, 2014
Red Ladder Theatre Company, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and the Orange Tree Theatre are among the high profile casualties of Arts Council England’s...
Newbury Corn Exchange and Watermill Theatre hit by local funding cuts
Mar 10, 2014
West Berkshire Council has confirmed it will reduce its funding to Newbury’s Corn Exchange by 45% from this April, but will spread the cut...
Actor job cuts expected at Nottingham Playhouse following funding removal
Mar 5, 2014
Nottingham Playhouse’s confirmed 100% funding cut from its county council will result in “tougher” times ahead and fewer actors being employed by the venue...
Mid-Wales theatre trio loses £57k grant
Feb 26, 2014
A consortium of theatres in mid Wales is to lose its entire £57,000 annual grant from one of its three local authority funders from...
Ayckbourn warns funding ‘drain’ is threatening new writing in the regions
Feb 19, 2014
Regional venues are no longer able to stage new and risky works to the same extent that they used to, Alan Ayckbourn has warned,...
The year in review: regional
Dec 29, 2013
Some venues faced funding cuts, while others welcomed new leaders. Natasha Tripney looks back on a time of change and a memorable festival in Manchester
Jun 30, 2013
As it celebrates its half-century this year, Nottingham Playhouse artistic director Giles Croft tells Nick Smurthwaite why he’s confident the venue can cope with the latest funding cuts
Letters of the week
Jun 27, 2013
Ballet funding, venue evictions, West End ticket prices, fond memories of Michael Earl and under Barnum's shadow
Letters of the week
May 2, 2013
Michael Attenborough and Dan Jarvis MP on the future of arts, agreement with Sinden on acting nomenclature and a call for Latin music
Our theatres must not be soft targets
Mar 15, 2013
To mark the launch of The Stage’s My Theatre Matters! campaign, Samuel West explains why regional venues are vital to the wider economy
Join our campaign to support local theatres
Mar 14, 2013
The Stage, the Theatrical Management Association and Equity launch My Theatre Matters!, a nationwide campaign to support local theatres
Visiting companies critical of management of Brewhouse closure
Feb 28, 2013
Visiting companies have criticised the handling of the closure of the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton, claiming they have been left in the dark and...
Labour: lack of DCMS strategy is “deeply worrying”
Dec 7, 2012
Shadow culture minister, Labour MP Dan Jarvis, calls on the government to rethink its arts policies. Last week, the extent of the damage being done...
Newcastle venues at risk from cuts ‘madness’, warns Theatre Royal chief
Nov 28, 2012
Theatre Royal Newcastle chief executive Philip Bernays has warned that a planned 100% cut to its local council funding will have a knock-on effect...
Government hosts Downing Street reception to celebrate British theatre
Nov 21, 2012
Culture minister Ed Vaizey and Frances Osborne, wife of chancellor George Osborne, hosted a reception to “celebrate British theatre” at No 11 Downing Street...
Danny Boyle joins artistic directors to warn of “serious danger” to regional theatres
Nov 15, 2012
Artistic directors from the UK’s leading regional venues have joined with Olympic opening ceremony director Danny Boyle and National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner...
Arts ‘set back 15 years’ by funding cuts – Stephen Daldry
Nov 7, 2012
The arts industry has been set back 15 years by funding cuts and proposed changes to the national curriculum, theatre and film director Stephen...
We must cherish regional theatre
Oct 31, 2012
I spent the Sunday just gone in the remarkable surroundings of London's Guildhall at this year's Theatre Awards UK. Sometimes referred to as the 'regional...
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