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The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of Giffords Circus, The Turn of...

Competition to find the next hot emerging playwright can be fierce among theatre publishers hoping for a long and rewarding relationship. But is the...

Annie Fox, Sonya Hale and Tatty Hennessy have been named as winners of the inaugural Heretic Voices competition, a writing prize that celebrates monologues. The...

Veteran director Peter Brook is to publish a new 'empty space' book at the age of 92. Tip of the Tongue: Reflections on Language and...

Out of Joint theatre company has announced the five finalists for its £8,000 playwriting award. More than 200 candidates submitted plays for the inaugural Writers...

Dear Will (if I may), You told us that (my emphasis): "All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players." But then you went on: "And...

The complete book and lyrics of forthcoming David Bowie musical Lazarus is to be published. The show's script and lyrics will be published by Nick...

Jack Thorne’s script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child sold nearly 850,000 copies in its first week on sale, making it the biggest-selling...

Theatre in Scotland: A Field of Dreams, reviews by Joyce McMillan, edited by Philip Howard (Nick Hern Books) A fascinating range of reviews from 1982...
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