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Andrew Lloyd Webber has warned that theatres are likely to remain closed until the end of September… https://t.co/tFv7sxJRflTwenty international circus artists are currently stuck in the UK after their tour with @ZipposCircus was cancelled… https://t.co/yfRCCsYIyXThe Royal Shakespeare Company's Swan Theatre will remain closed until the autumn due to the financial impact of the… https://t.co/6Ju7cwfauTLondon's Jermyn Street Theatre has been flooded, leaving some parts of the building under 5ft of water, after a pip… https://t.co/ixUQAZtfbW.@VenueCymru in north Wales has been transformed into a temporary hospital for Covid-19 patients… https://t.co/qL2LfOempRKander and Ebb musical Curtains starring @JasonManford will be streamed online to raise money for a fund supporting… https://t.co/2ercbG0MoNSearch the latest vacancies in the theatre and entertainment industry on The Stage Jobs. Find and apply for your ne… https://t.co/v9ZQrrX09zEnglish Touring Opera (@ETOpera) is to make its debut broadcast on Easter Sunday with St John Passion… https://t.co/11QJHM0JDzAs theatres continue to be dark across the country, The Stage’s news team asked industry leaders, including… https://t.co/qiauVuPFWdA fortnightly writing competition has been launched by theatre company @BitterTheatre to find new short plays that… https://t.co/sMzvg5PHPqArts organisations across Greater Manchester – including @rxtheatre, @home_mcr and @the_lowry – have joined togethe… https://t.co/BbmeiTwLCfJust 8% of lead roles on prime time TV are played by actors of African-Caribbean, South Asian, East Asian or Middle… https://t.co/SJE9I1XEdDProducer Richard Jordan asks if postponing the Olivier Awards was a missed an opportunity to put theatre back in th… https://t.co/NfY9eEEQ3m.@HeadlongTheatre's isolation-inspired new-writing project has announced a partnership with @BBCarts, which will br… https://t.co/uYtKSRImnIDo you want your voice heard by the industry? Submit your issue to Soapbox now at soapbox@thestage.co.uk https://t.co/i8ZjIj4c7U
4/9
2020
“We cannot be sure when theatres will open their doors again, but there are early signs if you read the tea leaves”… https://t.co/8KmH6NL8WYA parliamentary inquiry has been launched by @CommonsDCMS into the impact of Covid-19 on the culture sector, with t… https://t.co/q4CLCWW3EVThe UK's orchestras are in a "critical position" due to the Covid-19 pandemic and need more support to survive, the… https://t.co/SB0Ht9WsJi“Edinburgh, resplendent in festival attire, is a sight well worth seeing!” As the @edintfest and @edfringe is cance… https://t.co/KPAmZUOO9xDon't miss this week's Hamlet cartoon from @harrymvenning https://t.co/MZsP0xsTN8 https://t.co/gqWlYlirxK"It is now time to rethink how to incorporate a sustainable festival culture into the city." In this week's letters… https://t.co/cNTw72kkx4The Stage Management Association (@SMAssoc) has launched a buddy scheme and is organising Zoom meet-ups for stage m… https://t.co/GigpXKQ5RD“Will drama schools lower their fees as teaching moves online during the lockdown?” @westendproducer says that whil… https://t.co/vvIwFRdrXBDo you know someone who has made their professional stage debut since August 2019? Make sure you nominate them for… https://t.co/8QFThM7RMf“How do I improve my self-tapes quickly?” @dearjohnbyrne offers his advice https://t.co/Te52AB4qAc https://t.co/E6DdWPiGspObituary: David Collings – Doctor Who actor and stalwart of the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company… https://t.co/eLHdV2vS6DEvery subscription helps us continue to report on performing arts across the UK, from breaking news and challenges… https://t.co/t7GwyT9YNCFrom Twixes in the park to the first Covid-19 play, what does the theatre shutdown mean for new writing?… https://t.co/xB1oeEhBhVDoctors are a common sight on film and TV, says David Benedict (@eggsbened) – let’s hope the coronavirus crisis wil… https://t.co/BVFnV2Eqt5
4/8
2020
Follow us on Instagram (TheStageUK) for even more theatre news. Simply search TheStageUK. https://t.co/nhinF62IIC https://t.co/WDokCkndOmCampaigners hoping to see former Reading Gaol turned into a theatre space are "staggeringly disappointed" that the… https://t.co/zzT1l0tEEhOriginal cast members from Mamma Mia! in the West End including Caroline Sheen (@sheencaroline) have reunited to ma… https://t.co/9uUCuJqvEPObituary: Honor Blackman – 1960s icon who starred as Pussy Galore in the James Bond film Goldfinger… https://t.co/Ip9sCPRl1lBromsgrove's Artrix arts centre is to close permanently because of the financial impact of coronavirus… https://t.co/Cf4ryLOnlmApply to the latest online and self-tape auditions on The Stage Castings. Find roles in theatre, TV, film and more:… https://t.co/LCjBowFgT0With non-essential workers now at home, how are drama schools adapting to the coronavirus pandemic? Staff and stude… https://t.co/ZXPUnoqaGD.@BECTU has reached an agreement with UK Theatre and the Society of London Theatre to ensure theatres "take full ad… https://t.co/BbIKgB7TCBNational Theatre Wales (@NTWtweets) is partnering with Welsh-language theatre company @TheatrGenCymru and Cardiff's… https://t.co/xmONjQKE3NTimberlake Wertenbaker (@WertenbakerT), @Abi_Zakarian and Chinonyerem Odimba (@Chino100percent) are among the writ… https://t.co/7wsNT0kb7QMy first audition, in my final year of training, was for two episodes of The Bill on ITV. I hadn’t been to Limehous… https://t.co/aX48nDZDpo"Live in the moment. Life is a constant unknown. We have no guarantees of tomorrow, even without Covid-19" – Mindfu… https://t.co/8U4EvXlmGC"I hope a sense of community and kindness lasts when this is over" – this week our Green Room panel answer the ques… https://t.co/UQbqoGwLvx.@lyngardner spotlights a show that should have opened this week – Last Easter by Bryony Lavery @OrangeTreeThr – an… https://t.co/YnAXkJrocgThough their work with inmates has been suspended, Italian theatremakers celebrated Prison Theatre Day online and v… https://t.co/OkUNBVl9kdAs actors, we are used to having to fend for ourselves and not asking for help says Paul Clayton (@claytoncast). Bu… https://t.co/VQehfzJr3N
4/7
2020
The Stage Lines2Memory app is ideal for any actors who need help mastering their lines quickly and easily. Availabl… https://t.co/69aoXAt60B"It’s all right to grieve for what we have lost" – The Stage spoke to the leaders of some of the UK’s top producing… https://t.co/kLlNBCKbSjChichester Festival Theatre (@ChichesterFT) is to stream productions from its archive online for free, beginning wi… https://t.co/kxuzaa4bbgArtistic directors from theatres across the UK have expressed fears that audiences may be hesitant to return to pub… https://t.co/G48whZVQU5An online hub aiming to become a "Netflix for theatre" has been founded to showcase productions from Off-West End t… https://t.co/xPX6gNd3jNThe live production of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is to be made available online to raise money for charity, as… https://t.co/KPIjF05SBgNew initiative Showcase 2020 has been set up to allow drama school graduates to showcase themselves online, followi… https://t.co/EOaElYjnqrPay deals have now been agreed with Equity for actors and stage management during theatre closures… https://t.co/G5W7UXglLATracy Brabin has been replaced as shadow culture secretary in the first reshuffle from new Labour leader Keir Starm… https://t.co/HC8rLjD5gVWest End theatres will not reopen until June at the earliest due to the coronavirus crisis, the Society of London T… https://t.co/zdmlTwLUEjLighting designer Jason Addison, a graduate of @the_ALD Lumière Scheme, talks to The Stage about working with Paule… https://t.co/VhwFlKUcXzOur journalism is invested in supporting the performing arts. Help us to continue to report on and support the thea… https://t.co/DtBIuK8MsRObituary: John Tooley – Royal Opera House boss who drew new audiences to the venue https://t.co/XHL4eU15nB https://t.co/SEusyOyy1G.@stephenfry, Sheila Atim, Sarah Hadland and @LaytonWilliams have been cast in new radio play The Understudy, which… https://t.co/9aoQ1RQQQPTwo fifths of creative organisations estimate their income has dropped by 100% since the coronavirus outbreak, new… https://t.co/6Y9N7sFPzhThe producers and costume designer of the forthcoming @SleeplessLDN musical have joined forces to help make scrubs… https://t.co/h5zq7mvCOhObituary: Eddie Large – one half of the most successful British double act of the 1980s https://t.co/ob5FqUwPUZ https://t.co/I1MILvjGEqIf you’re in search of some weekend listening, click the link to hear me chatting on @TheStage podcast all about my… https://t.co/38lbL5LaOp
Retweeted by The StageWhile many festivals have been cancelled in light of the coronavirus pandemic, @AerowavesEurope’s dance festival Sp… https://t.co/Ay2XjeOq8kRather than clinging to the chance that the Edinburgh Fringe may yet happen in some form, it would be better if the… https://t.co/2bCvaUKJnwTheatre will be made with or without buildings, says @KateMaltby, but the shared experience is based on live-feedba… https://t.co/nr3WpbooGV
4/6
2020
Tonight is the Olivier awards special on ITV, celebrating the past 10 years of the awards ceremony. Catch up with a… https://t.co/Y0XwV4PiF0Don’t miss the news that the Shakespeare’s Globe announces digital programme for isolation. Read more here:… https://t.co/DCEgAX41RnThis week, The Stage news editor @MattHemley spoke to theatre workers who have turned to supermarkets for work as t… https://t.co/YgaPe0DgTcDon't miss The Stage's Editor’s View from Alistair Smith (@smithalistair): Do whatever you need to do to survive th… https://t.co/O94gy6ScXaThis week The Stage reported theatre publisher @NickHernBooks is launching a free play-reading initiative amidst th… https://t.co/V1CzHtQHCiThis week Sonia Friedman (@SFP_London) wrote in The Stage: Everyone in British theatre will need to work together t… https://t.co/xRHxWSPyXbCatch up with The Stage's advice for performers and the online training opportunities available to them in isolatio… https://t.co/77VcdELjFJSome positive news for theatre this week as we report on new data revealing ‘steep increase’ in proportion of theat… https://t.co/YjlwwhJ6ZYGreat news for Andrew Lloyd Webber (@OfficialALW) fans this week as The Stage reports Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals… https://t.co/ui64CZDa9bThis week @KATIEHAWTHORNE examined whether live-streaming could be a solution to the economic fallout. Live-streami… https://t.co/2bkDOjhntCShakespeare play featuring Ophelia and Laertes (6). How well do you know Shakespeare? The Stage crossword challenge… https://t.co/Q0Wd479Hz5Subscribe to The Stage Digital Edition and have unlimited access to theatre's top news straight to your smartphone… https://t.co/mSgw9GN0d2
4/5
2020
This week we reported that almost 50% of PAYE freelances fear they will not qualify for government support, accordi… https://t.co/yGeeu40N2MCatch up with our feature from the archives to find out when the industry went dark before. From pandemics to purit… https://t.co/CdolMInLwBFind your next date with Love Arts, the dating site for people who love the arts. Create a free profile now at:… https://t.co/RBKF0WALn4This week it was announced that Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020 has been cancelled because of coronavirus. Read more… https://t.co/4DUI1H5u68Don’t miss Lyn Gardner's column this week: ACE had an impossible choice – divert funds or face catastrophe… https://t.co/42bKSy9caEEscape for half an hour with the Seven Stages Podcast, sponsored by @audibleuk. In this week's episode, hear choreo… https://t.co/ewHbK3373vThis week a talent agency came under fire for ‘cruel’ April Fool’s casting prank https://t.co/i8FBitE4dc https://t.co/An5uzLj12dCatch up with ATG's (@ATGTICKETS) plan for theatre staff during shutdown here: https://t.co/ZO9PwHLWdc https://t.co/UxddM1M47sDon’t miss the news that @NationalTheatre launched a free streaming service on YouTube. It started this week with R… https://t.co/hBwilOByULNever miss a headline with the news at your fingertips. Download The Stage app to read this week's digital edition… https://t.co/qkFz1QJe7QThis week we reported on the @oldvictheatre and @DigitalTheatre linking up to offer Endgame streaming, starring Dan… https://t.co/45PmyS79AF
4/4
2020
NEW EPISODE: Arlene Phillips (@arlenephillips) is our latest guest on the Seven Stages podcast, sponsored by… https://t.co/O9VVV68cZ0“We need money but we want theatre to bounce back” – dancers talk to The Stage about the fallout from Covid-19, fro… https://t.co/OTbWaxasWr.@OxfordPlayhouse has revealed a new programme of work to encourage creativity during the coronavirus outbreak, inc… https://t.co/15rgwHjsroThe Arts Council of Wales (@Arts_Wales_) has unveiled its £7 million rescue package to help protect the Welsh cultu… https://t.co/F348YZTe5CPerforming arts training organisation Landon Education is recruiting drama teachers for fixed-term contracts in Chi… https://t.co/QzUGNbk5ZiMore than 200,000 households tuned in live to the first #NationalTheatreAtHome screening last night, which attracte… https://t.co/xMYlnegZjRHelena Enright (@Hels75), senior lecturer in drama at Bath Spa University, offers her advice to students: "Use thea… https://t.co/4Q2h0IE329.@LWTheatres has committed to paying all staff – including those employed on a show-by-show basis – and has confirm… https://t.co/9YyJUDYPXsFilmed versions of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals will be made available weekly on a new YouTube channel, The Shows… https://t.co/LZ7lHD3WhCRegister on The Stage Castings for free today to receive personalised audition alerts so you never miss your dream… https://t.co/4nCOsEiLw9New national competition @KingLearPrizes is encouraging people over 70 with no professional experience in the arts… https://t.co/IgKPeoodUz
4/3
2020

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