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مصادر: مصر توقع اتفاقية مع ألمانيا لإطلاق قمر صناعى جديد.. "الاستشعار عن بعد" بدأت فى تصنيع "السوفت وير" وبرلين تشارك بـ"الهارد وير".. الاتفاقية بداية لاعتماد القاهرة على نفسها فى تصنيع الأقمار

كشفت مصادر مطلعة بوزارة البحث العلمى المصرية، أن الهيئة القومية للاستشعار عن بعد وقعت عقدا مع ألمانيا لتصنيع قمر صناعى مصرى ألمانى بحلول عام 2017. …

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To Kill a Mockingbird, Barbican, review: 'take a hanky'

The Barbican's revival of this Harper Lee adaptation is touching and full of charm

It is more than half a century since To Kill A Mockingbird was first published, but Harper Lee’s story of racial tension and childhood interrupted by the ugly confusions of the adult world has lost none of its power …

Harper Lee

When Shakespeare committed word crimes | ideas.ted.com

Shakespeare coined new words when he needed — or merely wanted — them. Can you guess which words were invented by the Bard?

English heading into the …

Shakespeare

The Pick Of London’s Fringe Theatre In July

Besides bringing you reviews of all the big shows each month, we also want you to know about the best fringe fare out there: those smaller shows and

Robert Louis Stevenson

Tony Award Winner Ruthie Ann Miles Dishes on New York's Theater Scene

What's the best place to grab a cheap meal near Lincoln Center?

Blossom du Jour has been my favorite place to grab a salad or wrap before a performance. It's a 100% Vegan fast food, so they have a nice grab-n-go section. The area around Lincoln Center is a great place for hungry people. Between …

Award Shows

Shakespeare in Love to highlight Stratford Festival’s 2016 season

William Shakespeare will take the stage at the Stratford Festival in 2016 – as a character, not just as a playwright.

The romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love will get its North American premiere at Stratford next season, artistic director Antoni Cimolino officially revealed on Wednesday. Lee Hall’s …

Shakespeare

Full-frontal nudity on Seattle stages: Daring or distracting?

The stage nudity wars are over, and won.

This isn’t a bold declaration. It states the obvious: The appearance of full frontal nudity in American …

David Suchet says drag role makes him 'quite dizzy'

The much-loved Poirot actor is finding full drag less than ideal costume for the London heatwave

David Suchet has admitted he felt "quite dizzy" performing on stage in full drag as Lady Bracknell in The Importance Of Being Earnest on the hottest July day recorded in the UK.

The Poirot star, 69, takes …

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Siri talk to me! Readers’ Favorite with FIVE STARS

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite

‘Siri…Talk To Me by Mike Haridy is a book of discovery about the origins

and life of a personal …

8 Must-See London Theater Productions

Dianna Agron as Dahlia and Stephen Wight as Alexander McQueen in McQueen.

It’s reassuring to realize that London remains a spectacular theater …

Caryl Churchill: the playwright's finest hours

In Caryl Churchill’s The Skriker, a shape-shifting spirit torments two teenage mothers. It is a play about psychosis and comes with stunning and seemingly impossible stage directions such as “pound coins come out of her mouth when she speaks” and “the woman gets on the kelpie’s back and rides off”. …

Playwrights

Two psychologists say they've identified a long-lost (and misattributed) work of Shakespeare's

In April, two researchers at the University of Texas published an article in the academic journal Psychological Science, saying they could attribute a new play to William Shakespeare. The play in question, Double Falsehood, was long thought to have been written a century after Shakespeare’s death …

Great Books

Never stop dancing - in pictures

Dancing

How this group of playwrights is fighting sexism on Broadway

“The List,” released by theater group the Kilroys, runs down the 53 best unproduced plays by women and trans playwrights.

Hollywood isn’t the only place where women writers and directors are underrepresented. The best current tallies put the share of women-written plays produced in American theater …

Sexism

Rowling pens Harry Potter play

Author J K Rowling has confirmed that a Harry Potter play, entitled "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", will open in the West End next year.

Rowling …

Harry Potter

Shakespeare's Unfilmable Dream

Geoffrey O’Brien
Julie Taymor declared recently that A Midsummer Night’s Dream is “unfilmable.” The remark was intended not to disparage her own …

Great Books

Joyous Bard: 5 Best Film Adaptations of A Midsummer Night's Dream

It's that time of year, at least in the northern hemisphere. The days are long, the weather is glorious, and gardens are overflowing with bounty that hasn't yet over-ripened on the vine. In short, it's A Midsummer Night's Dream time, that moment in the year that inspired Shakespeare's most joyously …

Midsummer Night's Dream

Dear West End Producer: What do you think of theatre’s sizeist attitude?

@westendproducer @TheStage what do you think of the theatre’s sizeist attitude? And what would you say is the smallest ‘acceptable’ size? —

West End

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Educating Rita review, starring Lenny Henry, Chichester

Lenny Henry has already scored significant stage successes with plays supposedly out of his comfort zone as someone who is best known as a genial …

England

Theatre TODAY

‘ Theatre TODAY ‘ takes you on a panoramic expedition, a journey covering more than 30 countries worldwide. Read, what’s happening in the theatre …

The Stage Critic Search 2015 – finalists announced

In April, The Stage launched a nationwide competition to find the UK’s best undiscovered theatre critics, with an open call-out to any

United Kingdom

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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.

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Care review – flying surgeons and floating patients in acrobatic NHS show

The NHS takes care of us, but are we taking enough care of the NHS? It’s the question at the heart of Tangled Feet’s ambitious attempt to provide a theatrical metaphor for the health service and the pressures it faces by using a devised script and aerial performance. There is a terrific moment …

Surgeon

Poll: Should white actors be cast in black roles? | Opinion

The Stage is a British weekly newspaper and website covering the entertainment industry, and particularly theatre. It was founded in 1880. It …

Andrew Lloyd Webber: high training fees mean sector loses out on talent

Andrew Lloyd Webber has fuelled the debate over the affordability of drama training in the UK, claiming talent is “slipping through the gap” as a …

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Is Technological Theatre Attracting Younger Audiences?

The mainstream view of theatre attendees is that they are mainly older people, and that audiences are dwindling as fewer young people are engaged. …

Award Shows

“Stage fright”: Mark Twain coined the term and gave Tom Sawyer a bad case of it

Everyone from Laurence Olivier to Pastor Rick Warren has suffered from stage fright. Here's how it works

The oldest account of stage fright on record has to be the story of Moses, who expressed understandable anxiety when asked by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt. He wasn’t the man for the …

Tom Sawyer