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: 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 →

News: Theatres Trust statement in response to the UK Government’s rescue package for the arts

With the news being published tonight announcing the £1.57 billion rescue package for the arts, Jon Morgan, director of The Theatres Trust, a national advisory public body for theatres, has released the following statement: "Theatres Trust greatly welcomes the government’s announcement of £1.57bn additional support for the arts and cultural sectors.  It is a strong... Continue Reading →

Name that showtune challenge

The past few months in lockdown have been tough for everyone but although it’s been a worrying time, there have been some positives to come out of all of this (more on that in a later blog). For me, one of the positives has been the people I’ve ‘met’ since we’ve been in isolation. Over... Continue Reading →

Interview with Jon Morgan

I recently spoke with Jon Morgan, director of Theatres Trust, to find out more about the work of the charity and how theatre can survive these uncertain times. Can you tell me about the Theatres Trust?Theatres Trust is a small charity, set up by an Act of Parliament in 1976 in response to an outcry... Continue Reading →

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