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Friday, August 16, 2019

Inverness’ Eden Court considers bigger auditorium to improve commercial viability by Giverny Masso

Eden Court in Inverness is to investigate the expansion of its main theatre space’s capacity by 50% to make the venue more

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Three quarters of parents would prefer their kids to study maths over the arts, research suggests by Giverny Masso

Three quarters of parents value academic subjects including maths and English over creative ones such as music, art and design, a new

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Community hub to be built alongside Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre by Giverny Masso

The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich is to benefit from a pavilion alongside the venue that will be used for community work.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Poster design competition at Edinburgh Fringe names inaugural winner by Giverny Masso

The winner of a new competition celebrating poster design at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been announced. Theatre marketing designer Bob King,

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Burnley Mechanics theatre eyes £3 million redevelopment by Giverny Masso

Burnley Mechanics is planning a £3 million redevelopment to create new performance spaces and improve disabled access to the venue. Under the

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Bryony Kimmings wins inaugural Popcorn Group Writing Award at Edinburgh Festival Fringe by Giverny Masso

Bryony Kimmings has been announced as the winner of an award celebrating new writing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Kimmings won the

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Patricia Hodge to join cast of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg by Giverny Masso

Patricia Hodge is to join the cast of the West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. She

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Claims mount against London’s Courtyard Theatre as actor training company severs ties by Giverny Masso

Performer training company the Actors Class is cutting ties with Hoxton’s Courtyard Theatre after seven years due to claims of non-payment and

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Dance artist, writer and curator Amy Bell – ‘I wanted to do something positive’ by Giverny Masso

Amy Bell is at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe with a show that explores the lack of visibility for queer women in dance.

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Spotlight apologises for ‘totally unacceptable’ casting call for child actor in Milka commercial by Giverny Masso

Spotlight has apologised for allowing a “totally unacceptable” child casting call to appear on its platform, which was seeking a child actor

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Production news round-up: 42nd Street to be streamed in cinemas across UK and Moira Buffini’s Handbagged to run at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic by Giverny Masso

Musicals The UK premiere of off-Broadway musical Shida has been announced to run at the Vaults in London from September 11 to

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Petition calls on Scottish government to address “spiralling” Edinburgh Fringe accommodation costs by Giverny Masso

A petition has been launched calling on the Scottish Government to tackle “spiralling” accommodation costs at the Edinburgh Fringe, as a new

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Mika Johnson: ‘I was tired of not being represented on stage. So I wrote a show for me’ by Giverny Masso

Mika Johnson was inspired to write their first solo show after becoming frustrated with a lack of casting opportunities. Johnson tells Giverny

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Perth Theatre and Concert Hall operator bailed out with council funding by Giverny Masso

The operator of the embattled Perth Theatre and Concert Hall has been bailed out by the local council with the release of

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Theatres received £78 million in tax relief last year, new figures reveal by Giverny Masso

Nearly 3,400 productions benefitted from £78 million worth of theatre tax relief last year, new statistics show. This represents a £1 million

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‘Deficit’ in donations to black-led arts companies is target of new scheme by Giverny Masso

A new initiative has been set up to encourage donations to black-led arts organisations. Yvette Griffith, executive director of music organisation Jazz

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Andrew Scott, Nadia Fall and Morgan Lloyd Malcolm among h100 Awards nominees by Giverny Masso

Actor Andrew Scott, director Nadia Fall and Emilia playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm are among the nominees for this year’s h100 Awards. Organised

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Artistic director Charlotte Mooney: ‘We use circus to tell relatable human stories’ by Giverny Masso

Joint artistic director of contemporary circus company Ockham’s Razor with Alex Harvey and Tina Koch, Charlotte Mooney tells Giverny Masso how the

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West End musical 42nd Street to be shown in cinemas across UK and Ireland by Giverny Masso

The West End revival of 42nd Street starring Bonnie Langford is to be streamed in cinemas across the UK and Ireland. Michael

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Director, writer and dramaturg Travis Russ: ‘I’m interested in finding multiple truths’ by Giverny Masso

Travis Russ is artistic director of New York-based Life Jacket Theatre Company, which is taking its work internationally for the first time

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New £3.2 million children’s arts centre planned for North Wales by Giverny Masso

Plans have been announced for a new £3.2 million arts centre for children in North Wales. The purpose-built facility in Bangor will

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Never-before-seen images of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, David Tennant and Helen Mirren to feature in major photography exhibition by Giverny Masso

Never-before-seen photographs of actors including Phoebe Waller-Bridge, David Tennant and Helen Mirren are to feature in a major new exhibition. Throughout his

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Writer and performer Harry Josephine Giles: ‘My work is about political feeling’ by Giverny Masso

Harry Josephine Giles has created a show at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe exploring the symbolism of a drone. Giles tells Giverny

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Liverpool Theatre School and Studio 76 merge to form new performing arts centre by Giverny Masso

A new performing arts centre that merges Liverpool Theatre School and dance college Studio 76 is set to open in the city.

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US circus company Spiegelworld warns of Edinburgh Fringe withdrawal over Brexit concerns by Giverny Masso

A US circus company that had planned to premiere its multimillion-dollar shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the next five years

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Louise Jeffreys to step down as Barbican artistic director by Giverny Masso

Louise Jeffreys is to step down as artistic director of the Barbican after nine years in the role and two decades at

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Further £6.5 million funding approved for Stockton Globe redevelopment by Giverny Masso

Costs of redeveloping the Stockton Globe have risen by a further £6.5 million, bringing the total price of the project so far

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Welsh-based theatre school under fire for demanding students only speak English by Giverny Masso

A theatre company that plans to open a performing arts school in Wales has been criticised for demanding students only speak English

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Legal dispute over The Greatest Showman adaption put Welsh community theatre at ‘risk of closure’ by Giverny Masso

Twentieth Century Fox has settled a copyright dispute with a Welsh community theatre over an adaptation of The Greatest Showman, following legal

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‘Irreplaceable’ Intimate Theatre in north London faces demolition by Giverny Masso

Plans have been submitted to demolish an “irreplaceable” theatre in north London, which once provided a home for performers including Steven Berkoff

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Michelle Tiwo: ‘Roles for queer performers won’t come if we don’t show up’ by Giverny Masso

Michelle Tiwo plays the lead role in new musical Parakeet, by Brigitte Aphrodite with music by the Quiet Boy, which premieres at

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