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A€™As vivid as anything you saw on stage 5 months agoa€™: BLINDNESS a€“ Donmar WarehouseBen and Max Ringham's work for Blindness is a masterpiece, a 70-minute performance that layers story, sound effects, music and lighting design to immerse the audience in a pandemic experience.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 13, 2020Broadway's "Diana" Musical Will Be Filmed for Netflix Release Ahead of Broadway Run, Actors' Equity and Walt Disney World Reach An Agreement, And More "Today on Broadway" is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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Theatre news: Walking Home: Opera North's sound journeyWalking Home is a series of five sound journeys commissioned by Opera North and composed and recorded by musicians during lockdown, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 6 Music and available for download 15-28 August 2020.

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Theatre news: Sadler's Wells in consultation process with staffSadler’s Wells has entered a consultation process with its permanent and fixed-term staff on "proposed organisational change and efficiency measures" which could see 26% of its workforce made redundant.

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Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre unveils its September cinema programmeDazzling West End musicals and new and classic British films are on the big screen at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre throughout September.

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A€˜Frothy, refreshing and much neededa€™: FANNY and STELLA a€“ The Eagle Garden Theatre a˜…a˜…a˜…a˜…Fanny and Stella is a funny, bawdy, light-hearted musical that provides a very welcome distraction from the seriousness of the world.

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Shortlist announced for The Stage Debut Awards 2020It was announced today that Wendell Pierce , David Mitchell , Aimee Lou Wood  and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are all among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association with Access Entertainment.

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Here is why Malvern's Theatre of Small Convenience was lit up in red this week"I approached the current custodians of the Theatre of Small Convenience to enquire about the possibility of illuminating the exterior of the Theatre on August 11 as part of the #LightItInRed #WeMakeEvents campaign to raise awareness of the campaign."

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NEWS: Dear Evan Hansen leads shortlist for The Stage Debut Awards 2020Wendell Pierce, Robbie Williams, David Mitchell, Aimee Lou Wood and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association with Access Entertainment.

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Sonnet 105'Let not my love be called idolatry'.

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Seaside theatre plans to stage a comeback as it moves past ‘the Interval'Sheringham Little Theatre director DEBBIE THOMPSON writes about the venue's post-lockdown future - and how you can help make sure it survives.

North Norfolk News Shared .

'Theatres like to lecture donorsAs theatres remain in dire straits, it's time for the industry to cherish their secret saviours - the private donors.

The Telegraph Shared .

Lottie Ryan prepared for UK move after getting 'goo' for theatreExclusive: 'I think Id be gone in a heartbeat, Id love to do that'

Irish Mirror Shared .

Play to the Crowd makes redundancies in order to surviveJOB cuts have taken place at the charity behind Winchester's Theatre Royal, with 25 per cent of its core team being made redundant.

Hampshire Chronicle Shared .

The New Normal Festival shows how theatre could returnBut unregulated shows are also starting to pop up spontaneously.

Lloyd Evans Shared .

Coronavirus: Netflix to stream Diana musical before Broadway debutThe life story of the princess will become the first Broadway show to premiere on the small screen.

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Live big screen relay for Regent's Park's Jesus Christ Superstar concertPerformances of Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s special concert version of the venue’s multi-award-winning production of Jesus Christ Superstar will be relayed ‘live’ to thousands of additional ticket holders from 19 August 2020.

Musical Theatre Review Shared .

Amazon Prime donates to Fleabag stars' theatre emergency fundAmazon Prime is giving £1.5m to two UK funds offering support to workers affected by the virus.

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How theatres can reach 60% capacity and socially distanceArchitect John McAslan, who has been working on a costed plan to help theatres get back up and running safely, says social distancing does not have to spell disaster for the industry, and reveals his blueprint for almost two thirds of audiences to return to West End venues.

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Wendell Pierce, Samantha Pauly and Daniel Monks among The Stage Debut Awards 2020 nomineesWendell Pierce, Robbie Williams, Samantha Pauly, Daniel Monks and David Mitchell are among the talent nominated for The Stage Debut Awards in association with Access Entertainment this year.

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Ian McKellen: UK government 'underestimated' public on Covid lockdownAt livestreamed event actor says it was thought before March people would not observe rules.

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Thousands of beauty, arts and casino workers still don't know if they can reopen this weekendThe sectors were due to restart on 1 August but the scheduled reopening was pushed back by at least two weeks.

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‘Amazing' community support rallies in hope of keeping Hampstead's Pentameters Theatre goingThe woman behind the oldest fringe theatre in London, Hampstead's Pentameters, has been "amazed" by support from members of the community and famous names, as she looks to raise £8,000.

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Lavenham hosts a nostalgic pop-up theatre weekendAs lockdown eases concert promoter John Hessenthaler is planning a weekend of music and entertainment in Lavenham at a special pop-up theatre weekend in September mixing war-time nostalgia with disco hits and country acts.

East Anglian Daily Times Shared .

Seagulls and samovars: the best of Chekhov, with Dench, McKellen and moreIn a new series, we open up Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton's archive of stage photos.

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Nominees announced for the inaugural Women's Prize for PlaywritingFirst-ever Womens Prize for Playwriting to announce winner this autumn! Founded by Paines Plough and Ellie Keel Productions with 45North in association with Sonia Friedman Productions, the new awards ceremony called for texts over 60 minutes in length to be submitted free of charge with a total of 1,169 playwrights reaching out.

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Rhyl Pavilion Theatre bosses postpone this year's pantomime CinderellaThe annual festive pantomime at Rhyl Pavilion Theatre has been postponed until 2021 due to Covid-19.

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Broadway musical Diana to bypass closed stage in favour of NetflixThe show, which tells the story of the late Princess of Wales, started previews on Broadway in early March but never officially opened.

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Government urged to get support to theatres this monthThe Government has been called on to urgently get money to theatres.

Evening Express Shared .

Play about Christopher Alder's death to be turned into filmWriter Ryan Calais Cameron hopes film about black veteran dying in police custody will ignite conversation about racism.

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Fanny and Stella, Garden Theatre, review: outdoor theatre returns to London in flamboyant styleA renovated pub garden plays host to a story of cross-dressing and homophobia - but does it take its subject seriously enough?

The Telegraph Shared .

Princess Diana musical to premiere on Netflix before Broadway debutIn an unprecedented move, postponed musical Diana will be filmed without an audience and shown on Netflix before its new official opening in 2021.

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Government urged to get support to theatres this monthThe Government has been called on to urgently get money to theatres.

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We Are Theatre: faces from the front line of an industry in crisisWith venues closed since mid-March and no prospect of indoor performances fully resuming before the furlough scheme ends, theatre workers of all stripes face a bleak future.

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A€™An emotional ride to say the leasta€™: MOMENT OF GRACE a€“ Backstory Ensemble a€“ The Actors CentreOne amazing thing that has come out of Covid-19 theatre is more filmed theatre. My latest theatre experience from the comfort of my own couch was Moment of Grace by Bren Gosling, presented by Backstory Ensemble.

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5 big comedy names announced for Norwich big top tentGet set for an unforgettable summer of comedy as a whole host of big names have been announced for Interlude in Norwich.

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Sadler's Wells cuts jobs after coronavirus shuts down theatresLondon dance organisation Sadler's Wells has put around 50 jobs at risk of redundancy as the coronavirus lockdown on the events industry continues to bite.

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Theatre news: The Solo Collective from Dance CityDance City’s post-graduate company, The Collective, is to première a digital dance performance, The Solo Collective, on 27 August.

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Theatr Gwaun, Fishguard, hopes to reopen in November after coronavirus closureFISHGUARD'S Theatr Gwaun is hoping to reopen in November, after shutting its doors on March 18 as the coronavirus pandemic swept the UK.

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Coronavirus: Northampton Royal and Derngate theatre staff jobs at riskThese are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to remain closed in London's West End until February 2021West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child closed until winter 2021 The of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will remain closed up until and including at least Sunday, 21 February 2021, it has been confirmed.

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Episode 51: Scott Feinberg on The Long-Awaited Tony AwardsOn today's episode of "Tell Me More," Matt speaks the most respected man in entertainment awards journalism, The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg.

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As The UK Economy Suffers A Record Slump, Can The Return Of Movie Theaters Help Ease The Pain?The UK economy suffered its biggest slump on record between April-June as the effects of the pandemic triggered an official recession for the first time since the economic crisis of 2009.

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National pride: how are the UK's flagship companies coping?Despite receiving public funding, national theatres are not safe from the damaging effects of Covid-19, with many haemorrhaging money and beginning redundancies.

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Charlotte Holmes: Adventure Box reviewThis ingeniously designed mystery game is a summer escape made with wonder and wellbeing at its heart.

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Theatre ‘will bounce back from pandemic' says Sheffield producer Ben MillermanThe future for British theatre is tough as a result of the pandemic but the potential to work in new ways could bring fresh hope, says a Sheffield-based producer.

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A third of young people less likely to visit theatre post-lockdownOf these, 68% said they were concerned about the risks of catching coronavirus while going to the theatre.

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Music summer school held at Workington's Carnegie theatre and arts centreThey began on Monday and it will run to Wednesday. 17 students are taking part aged from eight to 16.

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Respect A€“ The Aretha Franklin Songbook Online Concert In Aid Of Theatre Workers And FreelancersSUNDAY 16th AUGUST 2020-7pm To help raise money for the UK's Theatre Artists Fund and mark the second anniversary of Aretha Franklin's passing Key Entertainment are hosting a one-off online stream of Respect - The Aretha Franklin Songbook featuring an all-star tribute to the Queen of Soul that was filmed last year in London, starring Amber...

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UK theatres light up in red to raise urgent awareness to the industry's crisisHundreds of venues and theatres across the UK were lit up in red last night to urge the Government to provide urgent support for the industry.

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A€˜All in all, yet another brilliant showa€™: AS YOU LIKE IT a€“ The Show Must Go OnlineIn Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Debbie Gilpin12th August 2020Leave a Comment.

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For Quality Purposes reviewThis half-hour play about call-centre workers is a disconcertingly effective study of the isolation inflicted by coronavirus.

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Praise Be! Jesus Christ Superstar to stream to 5,000 in Regent's ParkAll sing Hosanna as the concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar has been made available to thousands more people.

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Bridge Theatre to reopen with socially distanced shows this autumn featuring Imelda Staunton, Ralph Fiennes and moreLondons Bridge Theatre announces plans for a socially distanced autumn season The Bridge Theatre in London will reopen this autumn with a of socially distanced monologues and reduced audience capacity, it has been announced.

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Regent's Park Open Air Theatre announces live screen relay of Jesus Christ Superstar: The ConcertTheatre blog that includes reviews of London's West End shows, touring shows plus interviews with some of your favourite Theatre people!

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Where to get your outdoor cultural fix in London this summerKeen for culture after months of peering at screens? Here's our pick of London's arts in the open.

Evening Standard Shared .

Mercury Theatre delays panto until 2021 due to pandemicTHE Mercury Theatre's annual pantomime has been called off after months of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Chelmsford Weekly News Shared .

Red alert as Theatre Royal joins UK campaignTHEATRE Royal Bath staged a second Red Alert campaign event on Tuesday to support the national campaign highlighting the creative and entertainment industry's ongoing closure.

The Wiltshire Gazette And Herald Shared .

Losing pantomime leaves theatres in dire straitsProducer and managing director of Qdos Entertainment Michael Harrison says losing the Christmas season is stark  many theatres will be left in dire straits.

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Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch onlineFrom live-streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon.

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Open Submissions Workshop #14: Quick-fire Questions and Advice from PlaywrightsThe Traverse is producing a series of Open Submissions Workshops that you can view and listen to for free from anywhere in the world to help you develop your playwriting skills.

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Iconic buildings across Wales turn red to call for action to save the theatre industryIn total, more than 50 venues have signed up to the #WeMakeEvents campaign.

WalesOnline Shared .

Blackpool theatre which paved the way for resort's entertainment successWith Blackpool's Showtown museum due to open next spring, Memory Lane is opening the book on the theatre that did most to seal the resort's name for the best in popular entertainment.

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Forecast is funny: the best comedy shows to stream this summerThe Edinburgh fringe may have been cancelled but there are plenty of online gigs to enjoy featuring Dane Baptiste, Ivo Graham, Sarah Millican and more.

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Stefania LounsburyStraight back into Toronto and the Off2Broadway podcast, it's Stefania Lounsbury taking us back to the Goodman household and all contained therein.

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North-East actors and theatre company represent UK on international stageA NORTH-East theatre company is representing the UK in an international theatre production, which is playing live to audiences all this month.

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Live theatre shows to return to York over coming weeksA SERIES of live performances will be hosted at a theatre in York over the coming weekends - after its five month long closure due to the lockdown.

York Press Shared .

REVIEW: Fanny and Stella at The Garden Theatre at The EagleTheatre blog that includes reviews of London's West End shows, touring shows plus interviews with some of your favourite Theatre people!

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Socially-distanced theatre returns thanks to MP Giles WatlingONE of the first theatre shows in the country since lockdown restrictions were eased has been staged by Clacton MP Giles Watling.

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Bolton's Octagon Theatre raises A£50,000 in battle to survive Covid crisisStaff at the Octagon, in Bolton, should have been celebrating a move to a £12m new home this year but instead have had to turn to the public for financial help.

Manchester Evening News Shared .

Alhambra Theatre to be lit up red for We Make Events DayA BRADFORD entertainment venue will be lit up red tonight as part of a scheme calling for government support for live venues.

Bradford Telegraph And Argus Shared .

Events professionals to take to Comedy Carpet and light up Blackpool red tonight for #wemakeevents campaignBehind the performers are the backstage makers and doers and tonight Blackpool Tower will light up red to highlight the plight of the entertainment industry professionals.

Blackpool Gazette Shared .

Watch recording studio footage of Kimberley Walsh singing 'Outta My Hands' from Sleepless: A Musical RomanceSocially distanced production of Sleepless: A Musical Romance to open this month! The Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in London is set to open its doors at the end of this month for safe, socially distanced performances of Sleepless: A Musical Romance.

Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels Shared .

Summer Festival brings live entertainment to IlfracombeSelladoor Worldwide have announced that they will be holding an outdoor Summer Festival at The Landmark in Ilfracombe.

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A€™an Inspired, Interactive And Family-friendly Journeya€™: Alice: A Virtual Theme Park A€“ Creation TheatreDoing the Macarena with the Queen of Hearts? But of course. Alice - A Virtual Theme Park does an excellent job of blending technical innovation with live theatre.

My Theatre Mates Shared .

Hopes for troubled Epstein Theatre to reopen under new operatorThe Epstein Theatre is currently under administration, but Liverpool City Council is in discussion with potential new operators.

Liverpool Echo Shared .

Treading the boards of ChatsworthCatherine Roth discovers the unique theatre group which calls Chatsworth its home.

Derbyshire Life And Countryside Shared .

NEWS: #WeMakeEvents day of action takes place to symbolise the live events industry ‘going into red alert'On 11 August 2020 the organisers behind #WeMakeEvents day are planning for members of the live events and entertainment industry across the UK to come together in solidarity.

My Theatre Mates Shared .

Week of digital creativity and community at Chichester Festival TheatreAgeless Week at Chichester Festival Theatre moves online for 2020, offering a week of digital creativity and community for all ages.

Chichester Observer Shared .

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, August 11, 2020John Gore Org Lays Off 100, Mazzie and Danieley Concert to Stream, ‘Helpless' and &#; Side-by-Side "Today on Broadway" is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

BroadwayRadio Shared .

UK theatre faces £90 million losses as panto season is axedTheatres are entering a critical stage in their fight for survival, with some venues saying that their lost annual pantomimes can provide almost 50% of their yearly income in just over a month.

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ImagiNation Festival launches onlineTheatre Centre, in collaboration with Theatre503, will present ImagiNation Festival, an exciting new online event, culminating their national storytelling project.

LondonTheatre1 Shared .

'It's a Herculean effort': UK theatre festivals adapt for summer of CovidFrom Brighton to Belfast, socially distanced performances are popping up in unexpected spaces, including the beach, a shopping centre and a church.

Guardian Stage Shared .

Helen Murray explores Britain's empty theatresTheatre photographer Helen Murray travelled across the UK to capture a series of empty theatres.

Official London Theatre Shared .

Alice: A Virtual Theme Park, Creation Theatre, review: a reminder that Zoom isn't WonderlandThis adaptation of Lewis Carroll's mind-bending adventure is entertaining, but as notable for its weaknesses as its innovations.

The Telegraph Shared .

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Blindness at the Donmar WarehouseThe Donmar Warehouse has opened its doors to Blindness, a socially distanced sound installation based on José Saramago's novel.

My Theatre Mates Shared .

Theatre news: Protein's Sun Inside plays virtual EdinburghProtein Dance's The Sun Inside, a new 11-minute film created by Luca Silvestrini, Roswitha Chesher and Andy Pink, will be available as part of ZOO’s 2020 digital Edinburgh programme.

British Theatre Guide Shared .

Theatre news: Weekends to showcase West Midlands' innovationWest Midlands Culture Response Unit has unveiled a new series of events, West Midlands Weekenders, which will "showcase the diversity and innovation of the region's arts, creating culture in new ways".

British Theatre Guide Shared .

Theatre news: Mansfield Palace postpones autumn and winter seasonSleeping Beauty is to get a lie-in as Mansfield Palace Theatre has put off its 2020 panto for 12 months and postponed its autumn and winter season of shows.

British Theatre Guide Shared .

Much-loved Mansfield theatre set to remain closed until next yearA well-loved Mansfield theatre has cancelled the Christmas panto and is set to remain closed until next year as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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Sonnet 102'My love is strengthened though more weak in seeming' Actor Greg Haiste performs Shakespeare's Sonnet 102, in lockdown.

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David Hare play about coronavirus experience starring Ralph Fiennes to open this monthDavid Hare's experiences with the coronavirus will be brought to the stage this autumn in a new play starring Ralph Fiennes.

The Independent Shared .

Theatres to turn red as they beg Government for cash to save jobsEvents venues around the country take part in national day of action as they claim UK faces 'cultural catastrophe'

Business Live Shared .

Ni Theatre Reopenings Nonsensical Says Sdlp MlaThe curtain may be rising too soon for struggling theatres in Northern Ireland, an SDLP MLA has said.

Belfasttelegraph Shared .

'Gloriously daft': Steve Martin at 75 by Sarah Silverman, Lucy Porter, David Baddiel and moreHe's a master of slapstick, a surrealist clown, the don of comic film roles from Roxanne to The Jerk.

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0679: MusicalTalk's Virtual Edinburgh Festival FringeMissing the 2020 Edinburgh Fringe? Then fret no longer and join us as we serve up a bumper double-length episode launching the MusicalTalk Virtual Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Line of Duty star Taj Atwal to become patron of York's [email protected]A TV star and former York College student is supporting a city theatre as it works to secure a post-Covid future.

York Press Shared .

Unemployment in the pandemic: 'It's hard to stay positive'The government's furlough scheme has stopped unemployment surging, but that may be changing.

BBC Shared .

UK employment falls by biggest amount in over a decadeEmployment decreased by 220,000 between April and June, with younger and older workers worst hit.

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Coronavirus: Arts venues to go red for live events awareness campaignThe National Theatre and Royal Festival Hall are among the venues taking part in the "Red Alert" day of action.

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'Bacha bazi' outrage after pandemic takes play to the small screenThe Boy Who Danced on Air is cancelled after its TV debut provokes a backlash among Afghans.

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Theatre review: BlindnessREVIEW Blindness Donmar Warehouse, London ) RIGHT now, it seems a small miracle that this penetrating, inventive piece of theatre exists at all.

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Special outdoor version of Charles Court Opera's H.M.S. PinaforeCharles Court Opera is emerging from lockdown with a re-worked outdoor staging of their Offie Award-winning production of H.M.S Pinafore at The Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival later this month.

Musical Theatre Review Shared .

Arlene Phillips and Marlow and Moss back free online training schemeArlene Phillips and Six creators Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss are backing a scheme offering performers from across the UK access to free online masterclasses and workshops from industry experts.

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Minack Theatre lines up new production of The Last Five YearsAward-winning director and choreographer Omar F Okai will take charge of a new outdoor production of James Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years at the world-famous Minack Theatre in Cornwall next month.

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Pirate Queen UK premiere concert raises over A£10,000 for charityFirst-time theatre producer Tom Gribby has presented Leukaemia UK with a cheque for over £10,000 raised from the special charity performance of Boublil and Schönberg’s The Pirate Queen at the London Coliseum in February.

Musical Theatre Review Shared .

Andre Ptaszynski, renowned theatre producer and former right hand of Andrew Lloyd WebberLord Lloyd-Webber said: ‘The West End will not be the same without Ptaszynski's cheery figure cycling down Shaftesbury Avenue'

The Telegraph Shared .

The Troth reviewAvailable onlineFrom the carefree romantic opening to the confused carnage of the battlefield, Akademi's production is full of emotional detail.

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All aboard for G&S opera at Maltings Open Air Festival at St Albans' Roman TheatreA Gilbert and Sullivan opera has been added to The Maltings Open Air Theatre Festival programme.

Herts Advertiser Shared .

Mercury Theatre announces festival to celebrate local talentColchester's Mercury Theatre Colchester is joining forces with the University of Essex, Signals and the Lakeside Theatre to stage a brand new festival later this month celebrating local creativity.

East Anglian Daily Times Shared .

Coronavirus: Liverpool's fraud-hit Epstein Theatre left with 'no option but to close'The Epstein Theatre has been struggling to survive since an assistant manager stole £273,000.

BBC Shared .

‘It has changed everything': Pandemic leaves lasting impact on Northampton musical theatre schoolStagecoach Performing Arts Northampton had to shut down in March as lockdown was implemented, just one day before students were due to take the exams they had been working towards for the whole term.

Northampton Chronicle And Echo Shared .

Blackpool Grand cancels pantomime, forcing redundancy consultationsThe theatre, which produces its annual festive show with UK Productions, revealed that it generates nearly 44% of its annual income from its pantomime alone, meaning the decision to cancel this year's show will have a "severe impact" on its future.

The Stage Shared .

Belarus Free Theatre members arrested in Minsk protestsThree members of Belarus Free Theatre have been arrested in the countrys capital Minsk, during a protest against the results of its presidential election.

The Stage Shared .

Coronavirus: Christmas pantomimes postponed as theatres struggle to surviveThe long-running Christmas tradition has fallen foul of coronavirus, with some of the capital's biggest pantos pulled for 2020.

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NEWS: Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith, Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East postpone their 2020 pantosHackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East will be postponing their 2020 pantomimes by a year due to the continued uncertainty of government guidelines for restarting public performances.

My Theatre Mates Shared .

London Eye, Tate Modern and National Theatre to Sound Red Alert for Arts SectorThe U.K. live events industry has declared a ‘Red Alert Day' on Aug. 11 to raise awareness of its dire situation in the wake of COVID-19 and lobby for sustained government support.

Variety Shared .

Theatre news: Nottingham puts back Robin Hood panto to 2021Nottingham's Theatre Royal and Qdos Entertainment have called off the venue's 2020 panto Robin Hood and rescheduled it to December 2021.

British Theatre Guide Shared .

A€˜Beautifully shot and sensitively tolda€™: MOMENT OF GRACE a€“ Backstory Ensemble a€“ The Actors Centre a˜…a˜…a˜…a˜…Moment of Grace is beautifully shot and sensitively told, treating the issues of HIV raised at the time - ignorance, prejudice and lack of medical knowledge in how to treat it - with compassion and sensitivity.

My Theatre Mates Shared .

Queen's Theatre Hornchurch postpones panto until 2021Queen's Theatre in Hornchurch has announced there will be no festive pantomime taking place this year.

Romford Recorder Shared .

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to reopen on the West End in February 2021The statement reads: "In line with the latest advice from the UK government, the suspension of performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre has been extended to Sunday 21st February 2021."

MyLondon Shared .

Fingers crossed Bridge Theatre will be open soonLONDON THEATRE Companys repertoire plans to re-open the Bridge Theatre during September and October pending...

Voice Online Shared .

Theatre back with a bang in AndoverTHEATRE was back in Andover at the weekend, albeit outdoor rather than indoor, with The Pantaloons and Twelfth Night.

Andover Advertiser Shared .

Live events industry organises day of actionA day of action to raise the alarm about the plight of the live events and entertainment sector has been organized across London and the UK tomorrow.

IBC Shared .

An Evening with Scottish Ballet reviewAvailable online: Moving Edinburgh's international festival online, this selection of dance works shows a forward-thinking ballet company.

Guardian Stage Shared .

NEWS: Bridge Theatre announces plans to reopen with star-studded rep seasonLondon Theatre Company has announced its repertoire plans to reopen the Bridge Theatre during September and October 2020, "assuming that the Government gives the go ahead for indoor performances with socially distanced audiences".

My Theatre Mates Shared .

Castle Park Theatre Will Host 'All The Park's A Stage'In the absence of Castle Park Theatre this year, the Packing Shed Theatre Company are organising a special theatrical treat for all those missing the stage.

BroadwayWorld.com Shared .

Today on Broadway: Monday, August 10, 2020SpotCo Sues Scott Rudin Productions, Tonys are a Problem, "Dirty Dancing" Sequel in the Works "Today on Broadway" is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

BroadwayRadio Shared .

Historic Swansea Palace Theatre could become a 'tech and creative hub'Plans unveiled for Swansea Palace Theatre, where Sir Anthony Hopkins and Charlie Chaplin performed.

BBC Shared .

Four pantomimes in London announce their postponement to 2021Four of the biggest pantomimes in London announce their postponement to 2021 - due to the continued uncertainty of government guidelines...

LondonTheatre1 Shared .

Peterborough theatre pulls plug on panto season due to ongoing Covid-19 crisisThere will be no repeat of last year's spectacular panto - which starred Strictly Come Dancing favourite Katya Jones - at Peterborough's New Theatre this festive season.

Peterborough Telegraph Shared .

Banbury-based theatre group launches series of summer musical theatre workshops for young peopleOxfordshire music and theatre group, Voices Across Time, have got the camera rolling and the music pumping as they launch ‘Spotlights' a series of musical theatre workshops for young people.

Banbury Guardian Shared .

Black Theatre Directory created to showcase talentAn online directory to "expand awareness and visibility" of black theatre talent is being created by the Black British Theatre Awards.

The Stage Shared .

Four of London's major pantos have been cancelledFour of London's biggest pantomimes have been cancelled due to the uncertainty over when theatres will reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.

Evening Standard Shared .

Bridge Theatre to reopen with Alan Bennett's Talking HeadsKristin Scott Thomas, Lucian Msamati, Imelda Staunton and Tamsin Greig will be reprising their Talking Heads roles for live audiences, as the Bridge Theatre has announced it plans to reopen.

Evening Standard Shared .

Studio Album of New British Musical The Rhythmics Now AvailableMetta Theatre and Aria Entertainment – two of the UK’s leading production companies devoted to British musical theatre – are pleased to announce that the album for brand-new life-affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS, is now available via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Apple Music and many other digital platforms.

LondonTheatre1 Shared .

COMPETITION: Win a pair of free tickets to every show at the Pleasance next August!Theatre blog that includes reviews of London's West End shows, touring shows plus interviews with some of your favourite Theatre people!

Pocket Size Theatre Shared .

Theatre Support Fund and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Special Edition…After tremendous success with ‘The Show Must Go On’ merchandise, The Theatre Support Fund+ have teamed up with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and designed a special edition face covering to coincide with the venue reopening on 14th August 2020.

LondonTheatre1 Shared .

National Theatre Live: No Man's LandOne summer's evening, two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst's stately house nearby.

National Theatre Shared .

Coronavirus: Derry Playhouse has unique plan to fill empty seatsThe Playhouse wants items connecting people to loved ones lost to the Troubles or coronavirus.

BBC Shared .

REVIEW: The Hound of the Baskervilles at The Watermill TheatreTheatre blog that includes reviews of London's West End shows, touring shows plus interviews with some of your favourite Theatre people!

Pocket Size Theatre Shared .

Blackpool Grand Theatre team 'devastated' as they announce postponement of pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs until Christmas 2021There will be no fairytale adventures or dames spotted in the resort this year as Blackpool Grand Theatre announced this morning their pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will not go ahead this Christmas season.

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‘A poignant reminder of what we are all missing': GHOST LIGHTWith one of the My Light Shines On series of films, Ghost Light provides a poignant reminder of what we are all missing in this fallow year of live performance in Edinburgh during August.

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Review: Alice a€“ A Virtual Theme ParkDoing the Macarena with the Queen of Hearts? But of course. Alice - A Virtual Theme Park does an excellent job of blending technical innovation with live theatre 'There ought to be a book written about me' There's rarely a dearth of opportunities to visit Wonderland, Lewis Carroll's ever-popular source material a frequent presence in theatres...

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Kyle Soller and Phoebe Fox present "Burning Falling Rising Monster" by Kate VozellaKyle Soller and Phoebe Fox teamed up to stage a scene from Kate Vozella's ''Burning Falling Rising Monster'', while Pippa Bennett-Warner and Aki Omoshaybi presented Hew Rous-Eyre's ''Stripped''.

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Review: The House That SlippedIs a utopian future really better than a Covid present? Immersive drama The House That Slipped asks some interesting questions 'I've got to collect the pieces of the pieces...' Something unexpected happened partway through The House That Slipped that completely transformed the experience for me.

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"Got Your Back" from The Rhythmics musicalIt has book and lyrics by Poppy Burton-Morgan and music and lyrics by Stiles plus Drewe award-winner Ben Glasstone and will incorporate fully integrated BSL choreography from Mark Smith.

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Work starts on theatreCONSTRUCTION work has begun on a new theatre which will open in Reading next spring.

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Nightlight Circus at Pandora Network OnlineIf you’ve ever wanted to walk through Twin Peaks or Nightvale, The Pandora Network might be as close as you can get – a socially-distanced puzzle adventure all taking place on Facebook.

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Second Coming: how Jesus Christ Superstar made it back on stageWhen the government announced that outdoor performances could resume on July 11 with two days notice, many venues were caught by surprise.

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Theatrical treasure hunt taking place in Castle ParkA unique theatrical treasure hunt is being held in the stunning surroundings of Colchester's Castle Park.

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Theatre appeals for personal items relating to victims of TroublesA theatre has made an appeal for items with a connection to a loved ones killed in Northern Ireland's troubled past.

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The talent we would have seen at EdFringe will reinvent theatre's futureEdinburgh Fringe showcases the imaginative and the innovative. We need those theatremakers when building a future for the sector.

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How a ‘flexible' power system will be key for the UK to meet net-zero targetsWe discuss energy challenges for the UK, the Flexibility in Great Britain project and how a "flexible" energy system might be the answer.

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New theatre production to tell story of the worst year of the TroublesPlayhouse in Londonderry. The theatre has made an appeal for items with a connection to a loved ones killed in Northern Ireland's troubled past.

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Review: Alice in Wonderland tour shows the joy of theatre's returnTheatre has seemed like an impossible thing recently, but this production of Alice In Wonderland could rekindle anyone's belief in the magic of live storytelling.

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Forgotten Plays: No 11James's rich dialogue and clashing-cultures theme make his country-house play worthy of a renewed offer.

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230: Jonah Moran // #HamilFilm Editor // Part OneEditor of the #Hamilfilm, Jonah Moran, sits down with me to discuss how he got the gig, the process of putting the film together, and how each member of The Cabinet worked with him throughout.

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In The Wings to return to showcase six new musicalsThe popular In The Wings series of shows which featured the first live performances in a theatre with a live band since the Covid-closedown will return for a further six weeks of episodes later this month.

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Derry theatre remembers lives lost to the Troubles and Covid-19A socially distanced audience will sit among objects recalling Northern Ireland's prolonged conflict and the pandemic in a piece about mourning.

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Ghost Light review — a glimpse of how theatre feels and why it mattersIt's a neat consolation prize of the coronavirus to have online versions of the plays you can no longer go to see, even if one medium sometimes struggles to translate to another.

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DVD and Blu-rays of Bourne's Swan Lake and Romeo + JulietIlluminations are releasing the DVD and Blu-rays of Matthew Bourne’s hit 2018 re-imagined version of his innovative Swan Lake and 2019’s Romeo + Juliet.

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Casting for BarnFest's The World Goes 'RoundCasting has been announced for the new co-production of Kander and Ebb’s musical revue The World Goes ’Round at The Barn Theatre’s first summer outdoor festival later this month.

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Progress: With job losses rocketing, what does the future hold for the arts in a post-Covid world?Think of a big-name venue, and chances are it has made redundancies. The Southbank Centre has announced plans that could result in 400 job losses, while Ambassador Theatre Group - the biggest employer in UK theatre - is to lay off around 1,200 staff next month.

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The Abominable ShowmanDavid Merrick was one of Broadway's greatest producers - and greatest scoundrels. C'mon along and listen to a banquet of songs from great hits - Hello, Dolly!, Oliver!, 42nd Street - terrible flops, and outrageous anecdotes.

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This Week on Broadway for August 9, 2020: Casey NicholawPeter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Casey Nicholaw. Later in the program, we discuss our favorite Act 1 Closers.

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Theatre news: Seeing red: live events industries send plea to governmentOn 11 August the Red Alert campaign sees a call to action in the capital and the regions to highlight the plight of the live events industry supply chain and their plea to government to throw us a line before it is too late.

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Theatre news: Achates Philanthropy Prize adjusts to pandemicArts support charity The Achates Philanthropy Prize remodels itself for 2020 to look at pandemic impact on culture in communities.

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Theatre news: 15 Heroines and 2 BeckettsJermyn Street Theatre has put fifteen new commissions and a sell-out Beckett Double Bill online.

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Theatre news: Open Air Theatre returns to GuildfordAcross the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Guildford Shakespeare Company will be returning to the open air with a new production for live audiences, Thy Eternal Summer, "a celebration of Shakespeare, community and the joy of sharing a live theatre experience once again."

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Brent Carver obituaryCanadian actor whose shattering performance in Kiss of the Spiderwoman was one of the great turns of musical theatre.

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Hunstanton theatre lines up live shows for this summer dependent on Boris JohnsonThe theatre's boss is prepared to push the shows back if the government guidelines are changed.

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Greatest Ever Late 'n' Live reviewFootage of Dara Ó Briain, Sarah Millican, John Bishop and Jason Byrne features in this attempt to recapture the mythic status of a renowned fringe night.

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A€˜immensely Enjoyable, Fun-filled And Ambitiousa€™: Alice: A Virtual Theme Park A€“ Creation Theatre A˜…a˜…a˜…a˜…Creation Theatre's Alice: A Virtual Theme Park, a digital version of Wonderland, highlights just how possible it is to be as creative as possible but still retain the strength story.

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Lifelong performer Brad fears for theatre's future after Covid-19Fears over the future of performing arts are continuing to rise - and one performer has spoken out to encourage others to get on-board and help save the struggling industry.

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Blindness reviewDonmar Warehouse, LondonJosé Saramago's timely, sinister story of a world in chaos reopens the theatre after lockdown and is narrated with savage rage by Juliet Stevenson.

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The week in theatre: Fanny and Stella; The House That Slipped; Alice: A Virtual Theme ParkGarden theatre, London SE11; onlineTwo singing, dancing Victorian cross-dressers give the kiss of life to London's fringe theatre.

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Theatre appeals for personal items relating to victims of TroublesA theatre has made an appeal for items with a connection to a loved ones killed in Northern Ireland's troubled past.

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Drama Unlimited pressing on with panto plansWHILE the fate of this year's Alhambra pantomime has yet to be decided, another Bradford panto is bouncing back for 2021.

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Laurence Batley Theatre offers alternative to summer schoolsBUILDING on the success of its digital offerings during the pandemic, Huddersfield's Lawrence Batley Theatre has collaborated with Lancaster arts venue The Dukes and theatre producers The Big Tiny to create an interactive theatrical experience for seven to 12-year-olds to enjoy at home.

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At odds with a dictator: Belarus Free Theatre on being the bravest theatre company in the worldAfter 15 years defying Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus Free Theatre believe change is in the air.

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The Show Must Go On: Theatre is part of our heritageBefore last year’s General Election, UK Theatre, the UK’s leading theatre and performing arts membership organisation, produced a very important document - The case for a thriving theatre industry in the UK, writes Michael Cross.

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Edinburgh and Salzburg: A tale of two festival citiesEDINBURGH this August is a city in double mourning. Reeling, like the rest of the UK, from the dreadful ravages of the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland's capital is now reckoning with the cold reality that the health emergency has closed down its world famous arts festivals for the first time in their 73-year history.

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Ghost Light reviewAvailable onlineHope Dickson Leach's magical, flickering film of past and postponed works is a dazzling theatrical relay race.

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Landmark and Queen's Theatre launch bid to ensure survival after COVIDThose behind the bid say the Queen's Theatre and The Landmark are of great value to the audiences.

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Coronation Street's Maureen Lipman lands new role while she's banned from soapMaureen will star in a one-woman play during cobbles break.

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'An extraordinary piece of storytelling': BLINDNESSBlindness is adapted by Simon Stephens from a novel by José Saramago and tells the story of an epidemic in which people suddenly go blind.

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Blindness, Donmar Warehouse, review: indoor theatre returns with a visceral sound installationAn impeccable Juliet Stevenson provides the voice for socially distanced production of José Saramago's dystopian novel.

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Digital Caravan Theatre Launches 15 AugustSmall Truth Theatre are delighted to announce our DIGITAL CARAVAN THEATRE on Saturday 15th August 2020, with our first collection of audio plays by an extraordinary ensemble of award winning and acclaimed playwrights, Actors, Director and Sound Designer - all available to download for free to our wonderful audiences.

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‘There is a real ensemble feel to the piece': MEASURE FOR MEASUREThis is Measure For Measure in a production by RSC supremo Greg Doran and set in turn of the 20th century Vienna.

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Ex-Phantoms Earl Carpenter and John Owen-Jones unite for outdoor concert seriesWith over nine years between them in one of musical theatre’s most distinctive title roles, Earl Carpenter and John Owen-Jones will take centre stage in an innovative new production celebrating musical theatre at four venues across the country next month.

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Theatre news: Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer at the BarbicanThis autumn, Barbican Art Gallery stages the first major exhibition on dancer and choreographer Michael Clark.

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Theatre news: The redemptive power of Opera HelpsOpera Helps began as an art project in which opera singers visited peoples homes to sing to them one to one, "harnessing the redemptive power of opera", and has now been adapted for online.

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Theatre news: BRB departures and arrivalsAs Birmingham Royal Ballet begins its preparations for a return to performance, Director Carlos Acosta has announced list of joining and departing company members.

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Theatre news: Bourne's Romeo + Juliet on DVDMatthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 25 August 2020 by Illuminations following the release of download and streaming versions in May.

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Showstop Theatre School to open in MaidenheadA new theatre school for children opens in Maidenhead next month.

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Panto cancelled but refurbishment of Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre brought forwardRefurbishment of Kirkcaldy's Adam Smith Theatre will go ahead sooner than planned after it was announced the venue's Christmas pantomime has been cancelled.

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Wokingham Theatre prepares for open-air performancesWOKINGHAM Theatre is returning to the stage for the first two weekends of September. The theatre will be performing Peter Quilter's Duets, an examination of the chaotic world of love, relationships and why the grass is never greener.

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Samuel Beckett's Happy Days directed by David Thacker premieres onlineTHE first professional theatre production in the UK to be cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic will get its premiere ­— online.

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The next generation of theatre stars are back on a stage
The stage at 
Peterborough's Key Theatre - quiet for so long during lockdown - looked a little more familiar last week.

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker reviewIn Hoppla!, Achterland and Mitten, the Belgian dance legend manages a dynamic mix of composition and choreography.

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Sold-out Watermill summer season extended a€“ Camelot cast revealedAfter selling-out all tickets within 24 hours the Watermill Theatre’s summer season of outdoor performances has been extended into September with extra tickets now available.

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First look at plans for Swansea's historic Palace TheatreAn artist's impression has given a glimpse into the future for the 132-year-old building.

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Bristol Hippodrome to reopen piano bar at city centre theatreWhile it could be some time before performers tread the boards of the stage of the city centre venue once again, the relaunch of its main bar will at least allow it to bring in some much-needed funds and create employment.

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Drive-in movie theatre proves to be a new experience for Trowbridge familiesTICKETS are selling out fast for a new drive-in movie theatre in Trowbridge which is expected to attract hundreds of mums, dads, teenagers and younger children over the weekend.

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Sky to partner with Official London Theatre on West End theatre platformSky and Official London Theatres new theatre platform will host performances and interviews with performers from West End shows including The Prince of Egypt Wicked, Matilda and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Hull New Theatre cancels 2020 Christmas pantomimeSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs was due to be performed from December 12 at Hull New Theatre but has been rescheduled to 2021.

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A€˜A memorable contribution to online theatrea€™: MOMENT OF GRACE a€“ Backstory Ensemble a€“ The Actors CentreThe first piece Moment Of Grace by Bren Gosling takes us back to the 1980s and the last time the country faced a crisis over a virus.

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Arts workers are finally talking to each other, and it feels like a revolutionTheatres recovery depends on the ingenuity of its workforce, says costume designer Catherine Kodicek  it is we who have all the tools needed to save the arts.

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"Give Me Strength"The original number, which featured as part of the Mousetrap Theatre's Change Your Tune project, is sung by stars of The Lion King, finalists of our Mousetrap Musical Medley, members of our Youth Forum, and the original performers from St Edward's Academy.

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Theatre news: Shedinburgh announces 'shed-ule'Shedinburgh Fringe Festival has released a schedule of one-off Zoom performances from sheds around the country during August featuring some leading names in Fringe theatre and comedy.

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News: Cast announced for The Barn Theatre's The World Goes a€˜RoundThe Barn Theatre's outdoor festival continues full steam apace with Kander and Ebb's The World Goes ‘Round The Barn Theatre in Cirencester and Piers Cottee-Jones have announced the casting for their new outdoor production of the Kander and Ebb musical revue The World Goes ‘Round.

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Alone Together podcast: Can the show go on for theatre and comedy?The podcast asks those working in the arts what needs to be done to keep the "beating heat of the country" ticking.

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Portsmouth Kings Theatre pushes ahead with socially distanced pantomimePortsmouths Kings Theatre has revealed further plans to press ahead with its pantomime this year, despite widespread uncertainty around what limitations will be in place by Christmas.

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Theatre news: New AD at Northern Stage announcedNorthern Stage announces the appointment of Natalie Ibu of theatre company tiata fahodzi as Artistic Director.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, August 7, 2020Tony Winner Brent Carver Dies, WTF Announces Additional Casting, '36 Questions' to Be Adapted to Film "Today on Broadway" is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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Rishi Sunak: 'There will be no furlough extension for theatre'Theatre and the wider entertainment industry will not receive a targeted extension to the furlough scheme while they remain unable to operate, chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed.

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There will always be a home here for artists: Iris Theatres Summer Festival  interviewIn Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native by Justin Murray7th August 2020.

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Theatre news: Birmingham Hippodrome panto postponedBirmingham Hippodrome has postponed its Christmas 2020 shows and says it is "saddened" that it will not be staging live theatre productions in its main auditorium until 1 February 2021 at the earliest.

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Theatre news: Buxton Opera House reschedules AladdinThe 2020 Buxton Opera House panto Aladdin has been postponed for 12 months—another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Theatre news: Unity's practical approachUnity Theatre in Liverpool is still unable to confirm when public performances will return, but plans a phased reopening for artist support, community engagement and business hire.

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Theatre news: North West venues confront futureTwo major North West venues are confronting difficult choices amidst the continued COVID crisis.

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Theatre news: Happy Days after allA production of Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days, by acclaimed director David Thacker, will now be shown online after a private performance was filmed.

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Rishi Sunak says furlough scheme won't be extended to help hard-hit job sectors'In common with almost all countries around the world... their versions of this are slowly being wound down toward the end of the year.'

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Theatre news: Theatre at home for youngstersBringing theatre into families’ living rooms during the summer holidays, The Dukes in Lancaster and Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield have collaborated with theatre producers The Big Tiny to create a new interactive theatrical experience for 7 - to 12-year-olds to enjoy at home.

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Tron Theatre and Citizens Theatre among Glasgow venues to receive £1.4m boostSome of Glasgow's most iconic performing arts venues have been handed a lifeline, with £1.4m in support given from the Scottish Government and...

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‘The cast is quick-witted, inexhaustible and absolutely hysterical': Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare ShowTo see the kind of comedy gold Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare Show provides in the face of adversity is a very encouraging and intrinsic inspiration.

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Theatre news: Bolton's Mayor adds Octagon to charitiesThe Mayor of Bolton has included the town’s Octagon Theatre amongst her chosen charities, while the theatre itself has launched a podcast.

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Theatre news: Trials and Errors in the open airThe cast for Chesters Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre's The Comedy of Errors is currently rehearsing via Zoom before performances start this Saturday.

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Theatre news: HOME—and away!HOME in Manchester has expanded its online audience internationally through the Homemakers series of commissions, which invited artists to make work from their own homes that could be experienced online.

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Work on Scarborough Spa's Little Theatre set for green lightPlanning permission is set to be granted to restore part of Scarborough's historic Spa theatre complex following significant structural damage.

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Cancelling Christmas pantomime will cost millions, says Edinburgh theatreThe King's Theatre's pantomime usually plays to audiences of 90,000 each year and festive shows provide some 30% of its operator Capital Theatres' annual income.

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Somerset's finest to star in One Enchanted Evening fundraiserThe brainchild of West End choreographer and director Andrew Wright, One Enchanted Evening on 30 August 2020 will feature professional theatre and music talent from across the county of Somerset.

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Crazy Coqs announces August and September live and live-streamed programmeJanie Dee, Maria Friedman, Lauren Samuels, Sophie Evans, Cedric Neal and a celebration of the work of Andrew Lloyd Webber will be among the attractions lined up to feature over the next two months at London’s Crazy Coqs within the Brasserie ZÃdel complex.

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Video of winning Song For Our Time releasedThe organisers of the Song For Our Time competition have unveiled the winning song recorded by written by Amir Shoenfeld and Caitlyn Burt.

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Christmas pantomime was cancelled to avoid potential death blowThe chief executive of a major regional theatre has said its decision to cancel its Christmas pantomime was made to avoid a potential death blow to its finances.

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Line-up for Barn Theatre's Dominic Powell online concertCelebrating the work of Dominic Powell, the Barn Theatre concert on 8 August will feature Andrew Patrick-Waller and Maiya Quansah-Breed.

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From Casualty star to award-winning director, Kwame Kwei-Armah reflects on his extraordinary careerFormer Casualty star Kwame Kwei-Armah looks back on his life and career for a new BBC1 documentary Imagine...My Name Is Kwame, and reveals the role models and experiences that have shaped him....

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The House That Slipped, OnlineOnline Zoom show, booking until 8 August With The House that Slipped Teatro Vivo has inventively used the Zoom platform to devise a wonderful theatrical experience.

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750k boost for Eden Court Theatre brings hope for recoveryEden Court will receive £750,000 from a Scottish Government performing arts venues relief fund.

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Socially distanced theatre: Beverley Knight keeps the fire burningAndrew Lloyd Webber held a pilot performance, featuring Beverley Knight, at the London Palladium, to test the possibility of socially distanced theatre.

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Save Pentameters Theatre: Hampstead institution searching for £8,000 to ‘stay alive' after impact of pandemicA fixture of Hampstead's cultural scene since the 1960s, Pentameters Theatre in Heath Street has launched a crowdfunder to stay alive as the impact of the pandemic hits hard.

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Falkirk schoolgirl has starring role as top studentA Falkirk schoolgirl is one of 600 youngsters to be named Student of the Year 2020 by a theatre school.

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How Leeds company's fighting spirit offers hope for Yorkshire's embattled theatre industryContinuing his virtual tour of Yorkshire's theatre buildings and companies, Nick Ahad profiles Leeds-based Red Ladder.

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what does the COVID-19 pandemic mean for theatre designers?What does it mean to be a creative in lockdown? What can we learn about our practice and our industry?

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Christmas Pantomime Cancellations Threaten the Future of UK TheatreThe Guardian has reported that the continuing cancellations of Christmas pantomimes in the UK could have a long-lasting and devastating effect on the future of UK theatre.

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New opportunities in the world of Zoom Zj-ingOver the last few months I have moved so much of my life and work online, often using Zoom, as so many of us have.

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Pantomime firm's shows start to fall in 'devastating' blow for theatresChristmas shows in Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh and Southampton are pushed back to 2021.

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