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With mask wearing and proof of vaccination not legally required, it’s up to venues and audience members to make their own decisions about coronavirus safety.
Feuding stagehands, falling props: It might sound like the plot of an opera, but in France it has been the subject of a court case.
A devoted fan of the 1985 movie helped the London production’s creative team recreate the iconic time-traveling DeLorean, down to the last detail.
“Little Amal” is on a 5,000-mile journey from Turkey to Britain to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees. But in Greece, some have objected to her presence, saying it could encourage m…
Many London theaters are canceling performances, and people in the industry fear that more productions will have to close when England ends distancing and mask-wearing requirements next week.
On questions of reopening, the theater impresario has become a surprising thorn in the British government’s side.
Theaters and nightclub owners are having to hastily rearrange and cancel events after the government decided to maintain some restrictions.
Some people with disabilities feel they are being forgotten, and that struggling venues will concentrate on producing in-person shows and forgo online offerings, or cut their in-person servi…
Shakespeare’s Globe survived Elizabethan plagues. Today’s version got through the coronavirus pandemic, but tough times lie ahead.
Some fear being forgotten, and that struggling venues will concentrate on producing in-person shows and forgo online offerings, or cut their in-person services for disabled people.
Some disabled people have spent a year devouring shows online, and they want continued access. Some theaters are promising to provide it, but fears persist.
London’s theater scene re-emerged with “The Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie’s long-running murder mystery, which has changed little from its debut in 1952, let alone from before the coro…
On May 17, after two failed tries, London’s theaters hope to reopen for good. Meet a director, a producer, an actor and a costumer, nervously raring to go.
The Edinburgh International Festival, canceled last year, said it would proceed in August thanks to three specially built pavilions.
Klauss Dörr resigned as head of the Volksbühne after 10 women accused him of sexual harassment and creating a hostile work environment.
The pandemic is still raging, but arts workers in France want to know when cultural life can restart.
The director, Kirill Serebrennikov, is known for productions with thinly veiled criticism of the Russian government. His contract at the Gogol Center was not renewed.
Black artists and activists in Birmingham, England, say the city’s largest playhouse has sold out by leasing its auditoriums to the criminal justice system.
Governments around the world have tried to support the arts during the pandemic, some more generously than others.
With playhouses closed for the next few months, actors and backstage crews are looking for new ways to make ends meet.
She went from bubbly sex symbol in the “Carry On” films to working-class hero on “EastEnders.” Her private life was often as troubled as her “EastEnders” character’s.
The musical “Six” and a concert version of “Les Miserables” are among the shows that will close because of rising coronavirus cases in the city.
For nine months, the hit musical about the wives of Henry VIII has tried to keep the show going. But that’s not easy in a pandemic.
During Britain’s lockdown, recorded plays from the archive were free to watch on YouTube. Now, the theater has started a paid service.
Sam Tutty, Sharon D. Clarke and Andrew Scott are among the actors to triumph at the coronavirus-delayed awards, the British equivalent of the Tonys.
An immersive theater show of “The Great Gatsby” has returned in London. Can it keep the novel’s spirit alive while obeying the coronavirus rules?
Britain’s National Theater hopes to reopen in October after being closed for more than 200 days. But even with the shutters down, it’s been an eventful and emotional time for its staff.
“Six,” the hit musical, will start an 11-week run in November, with other shows including “The Mousetrap” also slated to resume soon.
After Ruth Mackenzie was accused of bullying employees, the Théâtre du Châtelet said she would no longer lead the prestigious venue.
On Thursday, 640 theatergoers attended the first West End performance since March. But some producers say further shows are unlikely until social distancing ends.
Kwame Kwei-Armah, Julia Wissert and Eva Doumbia met online this week to talk about challenging the establishment, Black Lives Matter and the issue of white universality.