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Showmen working in British circuses are exploring a bid to be formally recognised as a cultural minority, in order to preserve their
Sandi Toksvig has been named president of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain. The comedian, writer and television presenter was announced as
A new tour of the original production of The Phantom of the Opera has been announced, beginning in Leicester next year. The
Mark Rylance has resigned as an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company because of its continued sponsorship by fossil-fuel giant BP.
Cameron Mackintosh is to collaborate with Michelin-starred chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton on a new bar for the Victoria Palace Theatre. The
The Muni Arts Centre in Pontypridd, whose management company went bust earlier this year, looks set to reopen after the council confirmed
Preston City Council has seized control of the closed Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, after owner Simon Rigby declared he would bring
An immersive show inspired by the Wimbledon Championships will take place in London this month, featuring a live stage show that recreates
The UK’s flagship NHS dance injury clinic has closed suddenly, leaving injured performers without treatment plans and restricting access to free specialist
Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced plans to stage a performance of its summer show with Polish captions, in what it is
Broadway musical Pretty Woman has confirmed it will transfer to London next year. The show, a stage adaptation of the 1990 romantic
Karen O’Neill has been appointed director of the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster. She takes over in the newly created role of director
Dartford’s Orchard Theatre has unveiled plans to increase capacity and improve its accessibility and sustainability as part of a major redevelopment project.
Girl from the North Country will open on Broadway next year, it has been announced. The musical, which has music and lyrics
The Broadway production of Sunday in the Park With George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, has announced it will transfer to London next year.
More than a third of voters in an online poll conducted by The Stage do not believe theatres were right to cancel
Lynette Linton has appointed five new artistic associates at the Bush Theatre, including Martha Plimpton and Adjoa Andoh. Other initiatives by the
Dawn Walton is to step down as artistic director and chief executive of Eclipse Theatre Company after 10 years. Walton founded the
Immersive theatre company Punchdrunk has announced a move into television, with a drama series written by Dennis Kelly and starring Jude Law.
A former train depot in Manchester that has lain empty for more than 30 years could be brought back to life as
Richard E Grant, Sharon Horgan and Sarah Lancashire have been cast in the big-screen adaptation of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. The film
Ian McKellen will bring his one-man show, which is being staged in celebration of his 80th birthday, to the West End later
Kully Thiarai has announced she is stepping down as artistic director of National Theatre Wales after three years in the job. She
Folk musical Once has announced it will return later this year for a UK tour. The musical ran in the West End
The National Theatre has said it is still searching for a new sponsor for its £15 tickets scheme, after it announced last
Robbie Williams has become a co-owner of Liverpool performing arts school LMA, investing in an expansion plan that will see it open
National Theatre Live productions from the past 10 years are to be made available online for education institutions around the world, as
Lenny Henry has raised concerns that people from minority ethnic backgrounds working in broadcasting do not feel able to speak up about
Dates have been confirmed for a revival of Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs, starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith. Foy and Smith, who appeared
Climate change protestors have staged a mass demonstration at a Royal Opera House open-air screening in Trafalgar Square, calling on it to
Actor Antony Sher has won this year’s Theatre Book Prize for Year of the Mad King, which chronicles the year in which