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Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Mercury Theatre Colchester, Sherman Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have been selected as the host venues for Stage
Michael Oglesby, creator of the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, has died aged 80. Oglesby, founder of Manchester-based property company Bruntwood, launched the
Directors working on television scenes involving nudity or simulated sex are being urged to adopt best practice guidelines, described as the first
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LW Theatres has partnered with ethical secondary ticketing site Twickets, in a move that promises a “safer and more
Bill Kenwright has appointed Sean Mathias as the first artistic director of Theatre Royal Windsor, in a move that aims to make
Tara Arts founder Jatinder Verma is stepping down as artistic director after 40 years. Verma said it was an “exciting time for
Riverside Studios in west London is set to reopen following a five-year redevelopment, which includes two theatres, television studios and a cinema.
A Middlesbrough venue has become embroiled in a row over freedom of expression after it announced controversial comic Roy Chubby Brown would
Sherman Theatre artistic director Joe Murphy has unveiled his inaugural season at the venue, which includes Brad Birch’s An Enemy of the
Killian Donnelly is to star in the UK and Ireland tour of The Phantom of the Opera. The tour opens at Curve
Immersive zombie production Variant 31 has closed in its current form with immediate effect, as producers admit “ongoing technical issues” made the
Ruthie Henshall, Jonathan Bailey and Louise Dearman are lined up to present on a new radio station dedicated to musical theatre, which
Arts Educational Schools London is to hold auditions in Ireland for the first time, as it seeks to break down barriers for
Musicians who have suffered an injury that prevents them from working will be able to access a new physiotherapy service, billed as
A “localised water leak” caused part of the ceiling at the Piccadilly Theatre in the West End to collapse mid-performance at Death
The Piccadilly Theatre has confirmed it will reopen today (November 11), with performances of Death of a Salesman resuming. Ambassador Theatre Group,
Young Vic bosses have described the “miraculous” process of bringing three scratch performances of Death of a Salesman to their stage with
An investigation into the collapsed ceiling at the Piccadilly Theatre has found the incident was caused by a “localised water leak”, with
London’s Royal Court Theatre is to commission a new play every other year in memory of its former international director, Elyse Dodgson.
Theatre staff working at the Piccadilly Theatre on the night its ceiling collapsed have been praised for their “quick and professional actions”.
Arifa Akbar is to succeed Michael Billington as chief theatre critic at the Guardian. Former literary editor of the Independent, Akbar has
Hope Mill Theatre is to stage the UK’s first fully-staged production of the Broadway version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Cinderella will be
Backstage and front-of-house staff from the Piccadilly Theatre will continue to be paid by Ambassador Theatre Group while the venue remains closed,
Union Equity is to meet with theatre managers “as a priority” to discuss the safety of its members, following the partial collapse
Ambassador Theatre Group – which owns the Piccadilly Theatre – has confirmed a section of plasterboard fell from the upper rear circle
Eyewitnesses have described the “terrifying” moment the ceiling fell in during a performance of Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Former culture minister Ed Vaizey has announced he will not be standing in the forthcoming general election, stating he wants to focus
Performers and stage managers will need to provide evidence they have earned a minimum of £500 over a three-year period to stand
Beverley Knight is to star in a new musical about singing group The Drifters. Knight will star as Faye Treadwell, the manager
Amanda Huxtable has been appointed artistic director and chief executive of black-led touring company Eclipse Theatre. Huxtable, a former artistic associate at
Culture secretary Nicky Morgan has announced she will not be standing in the forthcoming general election. The MP for Loughborough announced her