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Tamara Rojo will direct and choreograph her first ballet later this year when she adapts a 19th-century work for English National Ballet.
Liverpool businessman Max Steinberg has been appointed chair of the trust overseeing the £28 million Shakespeare North project, amid a period of
Katherine Parkinson is to star in a stage adaptation of the TV sitcom The Good Life, which will premiere later this year.
Arts Council England has unveiled the strategy that will guide its work over the next decade, aiming to address what it says
The Arts Council’s new 10-year strategy sets out what the funding body describes as a “route-map” for the next decade. By 2030,
London’s Old Vic has created a 360-degree interactive film of its theatre to allow audiences to explore the space online before they
Theatremakers from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds have called on the industry to address their underrepresentation and challenge stereotypical portrayals of their
The 24 Hour Plays is to return to the British stage as a new talent development initiative, featuring a mentoring process led
Musical theatre star Colm Wilkinson has launched a major new musical theatre training initiative in Ireland, which is being backed by performers
North London fringe theatre the Chapel Playhouse is to close next month after a year of operation. The 70-seat theatre, in the
Opera North will name its new Leeds headquarters the Howard Opera Centre after philanthropist Keith Howard, who is donating £11.25 million towards
Michael Longhurst has unveiled his second season as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, which includes a stage adaptation of the film
Drama college Performance Preparation Academy has revealed it is fitting out its new premises in Guildford with tens of thousands of pounds
The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond will begin broadcasting productions free of charge online, enabling audiences cross the globe to access its
The European premiere of Paula Vogel’s Indecent and a revival of Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus will be staged at London’s Menier Chocolate
Jason Manford will return to host the Olivier Awards this year, presenting the ceremony for the third time. The actor and comedian
A year-long, nationwide project celebrating the importance of local arts centres to England’s cultural ecology is being launched this month to mark
LAMDA director Sarah Frankcom has revealed she is working towards abolishing the drama school’s audition fees altogether, following last year’s cost reduction.
A Harry Potter-inspired theatrical dining experience will run at the Vaults in London later this year, following on from the venue’s Game
Culture’s role in combatting climate change is more important than ever before, Arts Council England’s chair Nicholas Serota has argued, as the
Louise Redknapp and Brian Conley will return to the cast of 9 to 5 the Musical next month, as the show enters
English National Opera is expanding its drive to recruit more diverse talent, with a pledge to appoint five new string players from
Opera Holland Park founder and general director Michael Volpe has announced he is to leave the company after 31 years to take
New shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin has revealed that supporting youth theatres and fighting for regional arts funding will be among her
Matt Lucas has been forced to pull out of a stint in the West End production of Les Misérables after sustaining a
The BBC, the Arts Council of Wales and Ffilm Cymru have joined together to offer training, mentoring and commissioning opportunities to Wales-based
Every pupil in year 6 of primary school in the London borough of Newham will be given the chance to see Inua
Manchester International Festival is partnering with Arts Council England on a scheme to showcase English artists in New York. Lucy McCormick, Jess
Tracy Brabin has been named shadow culture secretary, taking over the role from Tom Watson, who stepped down before December’s general election.
Rebecca Front, Lydia Wilson and Stanley Townsend are among the finalists of this year’s BBC Audio Drama Awards. Front and Wilson are
Clive Davis has been appointed chief theatre critic of the Times. Davis already reviews for the paper in a freelance capacity but