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UK Theatre Awards eye Oliviers tie-up

The UK Theatre Awards face a shake-up when their application and judging processes are reviewed later this year.<p>One of the possibilities being …

The Theatre

Stage managers should learn from one another

I have only a week or so left working as deputy stage manager on my current production, although the show itself will rumble on happily without …

Leadership

Touring generated £280m box office for UK theatre in 2016

Touring shows account for £6 out of every £10 spent in theatres nationwide, according to new figures.<p>Data supplied by industry body UK Theatre …

The Theatre

What keeps producers heading back to the fringe?

I have just spent the past week at the Adelaide Fringe.<p>It was my 11th visit to the event and this year I also took part in a series of talks and …

Festivals

Free actor headshots scheme launched for drama students

A new bursary scheme that will give free headshots to 21 students from different drama schools around the UK has been launched.<p>The Association of …

Education

Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh in 'The Present'

Theater Talk - Spring 2017 Season Preview

Theater Talk 'Kid Victory' Jerry Herman on 'Hello, Dolly!'

Romeo and Juliet - Analysis

The following analysis reveals a comprehensive look at the <b>Storyform</b> for <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>. Unlike most of the analysis found here—which simply lists …

Storytelling

Mark Ruffallo and Opening Night Of Arthur Miller’s The Price | Times Square Chronicles

Mark Ruffallo and Opening Night Of Arthur Miller’s The Price<p>Danny DeVito<p>Last night <i>The Price</i> opened on Broadway with an after party at After Party at …

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READ ... about what’s happening in the theatre worldwide today. What’s the new theatrical movements and the seeds of 21st century theatre.<p>SEE ... …

Raucous, rockin’ ‘Twelfth Night’ lands in Berkeley

A rowdy take on a Shakespeare comedy, an epic and historic choral performance and saxophone great Harvey Wainapel’s Brazilian side are among our list …

William Shakespeare

Eugene O’Neill Theater Center to honor Judith Light

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has named actress Judith Light the recipient of its annual Monte Cristo Award, handed out each year to a theater …

The Arts

The Rising Tide of Educated Aliteracy

And with those three words he gave me a long look from those fierce eyes and then a significant glance at my notebook, as if to say: that’s what I …

Literature

BWW Review: Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Checks The Cost of Life Decisions

By the time Arthur Miller's The Price hit town in 1968, the playwright had already established himself during the 1940s and 50s as one of America's …

Playwrights

How to set up a theatre company | How To

<i>Creating your own work is a proven way of breaking into this competitive industry. Young theatremakers and a leading arts consultant tell Susan Elkin</i> …

William Shakespeare

&#039;A Midsummer Night&#039;s Dream&#039; by George Balanchine at Opera National de Paris | Artinfo

“A Midsummer Night's Dream,” (Le Songe d'une nuit d'été) a ballet by George Balanchine is being staged at Opera National de Paris through March 29, …

William Shakespeare

Similarities In Christopher Marlowe And Tupac Shakur

The Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe was murdered when he was 29. The rapper Tupac Shakur, of Digital Underground fame, was murdered when he was 25. Both produced great works of art that evolved out of the violent world that would eventually destroy them and both were dashing romantic …

Music

In Rehearsals with Bobby Cannavale for The Hairy Ape

Olivier Award winner Richard Jones revives Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 drama in the Drill Hall at Park Avenue Armory.

Entertainment

THE PRICE Brings Arthur Miller Back to Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The …

The Arts

Siri .. Talk to me !, an Ebook by Michael Haridy

Egyptian Australian writer and theatre director, born in Cairo, Egypt. Now, he lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia. He is the executive …

The Stage Debut Awards extends our mission to support talent

The furore that has greeted the axeing of Lyn Gardner’s Guardian theatre blog has underlined that one of the greatest services journalists can offer …

Performing Arts

The Stage Debut Awards to celebrate breakthrough talent | News | The Stage

The Stage has launched major new theatre awards to discover and support breakthrough talent.<p>The Stage Debut Awards will recognise actors, writers, …

Performing Arts

Does theatre matter? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>If you’ve asked why theatre matters, there’s every chance you actually work in theatre – and are having the kind of late-night solo Drinks Party of the …

House of Lords

Review: In ‘The Moors,’ Where Heathcliff Fears to Tread

Jen Silverman, a rising playwright with a restless and fertile mind, has been tinkering in the “wild workshop” of the Brontë family. That phrase comes from Charlotte Brontë, who was referring to the creation of the novel “Wuthering Heights” by her sister Emily.<p>But it could easily be applied to the …

Literature

Review: Big Dreams, Bright Ideas in ‘The Light Years’

Theater artists, like many creators of fiction, share certain prerogatives with divinity. “Let there be light,” they say, and a universe radiates into existence on a dark stage.<p>That dictum is the force behind the plot and presentation of “The Light Years,” the Debate Society’s leisurely and …

Entertainment

Review: ‘The Dead, 1904’ Brings Existential Unease to the Party

For a theatrical evening with a gloomy title, “The Dead, 1904,” based on the celebrated James Joyce story (absent the date, of course), makes for an unusually sparkling affair. Unless you glide among the upper echelons of New York society, you are not likely to attend a holiday gathering in a more …

Literature

Review: ‘Wakey, Wakey’ Stars Life and Death

Though the man telling the jokes is sitting down (he’s in a wheelchair), dying is a stand-up routine in “Wakey, Wakey,” the glowingly dark, profoundly moving new play by Will Eno. Portrayed with a master’s blend of pretty much every emotion there is by Michael Emerson, the monologuist at the center …

Literature

Review: In ‘The Skin of Our Teeth,’ the End of the World as We Know It

The world is coming to an end, and they’re all singing “Jingle Bells.”<p>That may not be your idea of a great musical selection for Armageddon. But as performed by a ragtag chorus of displaced persons in Theater for a New Audience’s spirited revival of Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth,” the …