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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Coronavirus: UK’s orchestras in ‘critical condition’, industry body warns by Giverny Masso

Orchestras for major opera and ballet companies have been put in a “critical position” due to the Covid-19 pandemic and need more

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Coronavirus: Hope Mill Theatre to stream free Rodgers and Hammerstein concert online by Giverny Masso

Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre is to stream an online concert celebrating the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. When theatres across the UK

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Campaigners backing theatre plan for Reading Gaol disappointed after council fails to buy site by Giverny Masso

A former prison in Reading, which campaigners want to turn into a theatre space, has been sold to an unannounced bidder. Campaign

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Coronavirus: BECTU reaches agreement with SOLT and UK Theatre over job retention scheme by Giverny Masso

BECTU has reached an agreement with UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre over the use of the government’s job retention

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Coronavirus: Pitlochry Festival Theatre commissions 25 playwrights from across UK for online series by Giverny Masso

Timberlake Wertenbaker, Abi Zakarian and Chinonyerem Odimba are among the writers commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre to create new work as part

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Coronavirus: Online showcase initiative set up for drama school graduates by Giverny Masso

Drama school graduates missing out on final-year performances because of coronavirus will be able to showcase themselves online as part of a

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Coronavirus: Chichester Festival Theatre to make shows available online for free by Giverny Masso

Chichester Festival Theatre is to stream productions from its archive online for the first time, beginning with the musical Flowers for Mrs

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Coronavirus: ‘Netflix for theatre’ set up to showcase Off-West End productions by Giverny Masso

An online hub aiming to become a “Netflix for theatre” has been founded to showcase productions from Off-West End theatres and smaller

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Jason Addison: ‘I’m a lighting designer, but I’ve also got bills to pay’ by Giverny Masso

A graduate of the Association of Lighting Designers’ Lumière Scheme, Jason Addison talks to Giverny Masso about working with Matt Clutterham and

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Coronavirus: Stephen Fry and Sheila Atim to star in radio play raising money for theatre charities by Giverny Masso

Stephen Fry, Sheila Atim, Sarah Hadland and Layton Williams have been cast in a new radio play, which is raising money for

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Coronavirus: 42% of creative businesses have lost all income – survey by Giverny Masso

Two fifths of creative organisations estimate their income has dropped by 100% since the coronavirus outbreak, new data from the Creative Industries

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: New dates announced for Hairspray at London Coliseum by Giverny Masso

New performance dates have been announced for Hairspray at the London Coliseum – after the musical was postponed due to the Covid-19

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Coronavirus: Competition invites over-70s to write plays during isolation by Giverny Masso

A new national competition has been launched for over-70s to encourage people with no professional experience in the arts to create new

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Coronavirus: Actors Centre announces festival for drama graduates with cancelled showcases by Giverny Masso

The Actors Centre has announced a week-long festival to provide a platform for graduates who had their showcases cancelled due to the

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Coronavirus: Northern Broadsides to offer nine £1,000 commissions to theatremakers responding to pandemic by Giverny Masso

Northern Broadsides is offering nine commissions, each worth £1,000, for theatremakers wishing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, particularly aimed at those

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Coronavirus: Belarus Free Theatre launches fairytales campaign and opens up archive online by Giverny Masso

Will Attenborough, Stephen Fry and Juliet Stevenson are taking part in a fairytale-inspired campaign called #LoveOverVirus, which forms part of the celebrations

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Coronavirus: ATG outlines plans for theatre staff during shutdown by Giverny Masso

Ambassador Theatre Group has outlined its plans for the period of theatre closures due to the coronavirus – which will see the

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Coronavirus: New initiative will assemble artists to create micro-operas by Giverny Masso

A new initiative has been set up to assemble teams of artists from across the world to create mini-operas that will be

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Licensing company Concord Theatricals announces executive promotions by Giverny Masso

Licensing company Concord Theatricals has announced a series of executive promotions. Sean Flahaven, who became president of Concord Theatricals on its formation

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Coronavirus: Almost 50% of PAYE freelances fear they will not qualify for government support by Giverny Masso

Nearly half of freelances in the creative industries on the Pay as You Earn system fear they will not qualify for government

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Coronavirus: New data reveals ‘steep increase’ in proportion of theatre tickets bought by most loyal customers by Giverny Masso

There has been a “steep increase” in the proportion of tickets bought by theatres’ most loyal customers following the Covid-19 outbreak, new

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Coronavirus: His Dark Materials costume makers start initiative to sew scrubs for medics by Giverny Masso

Costume makers behind the TV series His Dark Materials have started an initiative to sew scrubs for medics working to fight Covid-19.

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Coronavirus: Creative Scotland announces £11 million funding to support arts community by Giverny Masso

Creative Scotland has launched three funding programmes that will provide a total of £11 million of support for people working in the

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Coronavirus: Finborough Theatre warns future is in danger due to ‘huge losses’ by Giverny Masso

London’s Finborough Theatre has warned its future is in danger, as the venue is making a “huge loss” because of its closure

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Sound professionals report £2m income loss by Giverny Masso

Workers in the UK theatre sound industry have collectively lost nearly £2 million in income as a result of the coronavirus, according

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Coronavirus: NHS and care-workers offered £500 worth of free arts courses by Giverny Masso

Every NHS and care-home worker is being offered £500 worth of free arts courses by City Academy to thank them for their

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Coronavirus: Self-employed to be paid 80% of average monthly profit by government by Giverny Masso

Self-employed people working across theatre and the creative industries will be able to apply for 80% of their average monthly profit up

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Coronavirus: Coventry City of Culture Trust donates £60,000 to hardship fund by Giverny Masso

Coventry City of Culture Trust has invested £60,000 into a fund to support individuals and organisations in the arts who are facing

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Coronavirus: David Greig play to premiere on BBC Radio 3 as part of Culture in Quarantine programme by Giverny Masso

A new play by David Greig that was due to open at Pitlochry Festival Theatre will now premiere on BBC Radio 3,

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Trust running Halifax’s Square Chapel Arts Centre goes into administration by Giverny Masso

The trust that runs Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax has gone into administration due to a “funding shortfall” in the current

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Coronavirus: Actors set up Quarantine FM radio station by Giverny Masso

Two actors have set up a new online radio station called Quarantine FM, which aims to entertain people who are confined to

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