News: Hack Theatre presents UNMUTE

When the company’s touring plans were placed on an indefinite hiatus, Hack Theatre decided to look for different ways to work and to invite artists, writers and performers to join them. They were especially keen to explore ways for the arts to address issues around inclusivity and allow them to discuss the inequalities and different... Continue Reading →

News: West End stars including Marisha Wallace, and Tyrone Huntley reunite to perform title track from The Color Purple

West End stars Marisha Wallace, Wendy Mae Brown, Cavin Cornwall, Tyrone Huntley and Hugh Maynard have reunited with The British Theatre Academy Ensemble from their critically acclaimed production of “The Color Purple in Concert” to record the title number as a fundraiser. The reunion video is being released to raise donations for the BTA, who... Continue Reading →

News: Theatres Trust responds to latest government announcements

Following the government's latest announcement regarding the reopening of theatres, Jon Morgan, director of Theatres Trust, has released a statement in response. Guidance for reopening of theatres "Alongside the very welcome and much-needed package of government support for the culture sector announced earlier this week, the publication of the performing arts guidance today will give a further... Continue Reading →

News: Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah to star in new short online play

Original Theatre Company’s recent critically acclaimed, innovative online production of Rachel Wagstaff’s adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’s best-selling novel Birdsong has spurred the company on to produce another online production while theatres remain closed to live performances. Watching Rosie is a specially commissioned short play by Louise Coulthard based on her debut play, Cockamamy, which won the Lustrum Award for Outstanding New... Continue Reading →

News: West End stars announced for Annabel Mutale Reed virtual concert

The Barn Theatre has announced an all-star West End line up for their fifth virtual concert, The Barn Theatre Presents: The Music of Annabel Mutale Reed, which will celebrate the work of musical theatre playwright, lyricist and director Annabel Mutale Reed. The concert, which will be hosted by Barn Theatre producer Jamie Chapman Dixon, is the fifth edition of the Barn Theatre in Cirencester’s... Continue Reading →

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