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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Hamilton: Criticism of Disney+ musical is 'valid', Lin-Manuel Miranda says by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Show has been accused of whitewashing history of US founding fathers

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Netflix donates £500,000 to Sam Mendes's theatre support fund after director criticised streaming service for ignoring the arts by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Mendes had previously criticised streaming services for not giving 'a fraction of their Covid-19 windfall' to the industry

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Friday, July 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Arts sector won't recover from pandemic without government support, Scottish Labour says by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Scottish Labour has called on government to provide 'creative arts recovery package' to help industry

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Friday, June 19, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber says government suggested musicals return 'without any singing' by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Industry experts warned this week that the UK is on the brink of 'cultural collapse'

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

David Tennant says UK theatres are 'teetering' close to collapse over coronavirus crisis by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Actor has called on government to intervene to save industry

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Monday, May 18, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical is coming to Disney+ one year early by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

The film was originally scheduled for cinema release in 2021

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Dame Vera Lynn joins Alfie Boe and West End stars for 'We'll Meet Again' VE Day performance by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Gillian Anderson and Tom Hiddleston productions coming to National Theatre Live at Home by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Shows are streaming every Thursday on National Theatre's YouTube channel

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From Glee to The Eddy, why are TV musicals so few and far between? by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

In our current climate, we need the escapism of musicals more than ever, writes Isobel Lewis. So why haven't television networks jumped on the bandwagon?

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Cameron Mackintosh says theatres 'unlikely' to reopen this year by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

'The longer it is until we can say social distancing is gone, the longer it'll be for the theatre to come back'

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Monday, April 27, 2020

Mamma Mia stars Meryl Streep and Christine Baranski reunite for Sondheim birthday concert by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

The pair sang 'Ladies Who Lunch' from 'Company' with Audra McDonald

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Friday, April 17, 2020

Broadway on Demand streaming service to launch in May with more than 100 archived shows by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Broadway shut down on 12 March due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber fears coronavirus will keep theatres shut until September by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

London's West End was forced to close indefinitely on 16 March

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Monday, April 6, 2020

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag play available to stream in coronavirus charity fundraiser by Isobel Lewis, Isobel Lewis

Fans can buy the stage show on Soho Theatre On Demand and Amazon Prime Video

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