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Barrie Rutter on leaving Northern Broadsides: 'We were told that our 25 years' work was irrelevant' | Opinion, Picks | The Stage

This is appalling news. Shame on the Arts Council.

A figurehead of northern theatre, Barrie Rutter resigned from the pioneering touring company he founded a quarter-century ago. 32 more words

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Michelle Terry is a bold, unexpected and possibly inspired choice for Shakespeare's Globe | Stage | The Guardian

Forget all the stuff about poisoned chalices. Running Shakespeare’s Globe is a huge opportunity and Michelle Terry strikes me as a bold, unexpected and possibly inspired choice to be the new artistic director. 79 more words

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David Lan to step down after leading the YV for 17 years

Today we announce that our artistic director David Lan will step down after leading the company for almost two decades.

David was appointed in 2000.  Over the 17 years of his tenure, the Young Vic’s ambitious and adventurous work has reached millions of people on The Cut and around the world. 432 more words

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Archive Interview • MARK BABYCH • Blonde Bombshells of 1943 • 2007

Alan Plater’s drama about an all-women swing band in the Second World War began life as an award-winning TV film starring Judi Dench and Ian Holm. 1,064 more words

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Keller named Givenchy artistic director

Sometimes, departing one job can lead to bigger and better things — even making company history.

That’s exactly the case for Clare Waight Keller, who  62 more words

The Inspired Life

Marital problems, Brexit and insect extermination - rich content for children's theatre

As New Perspective’s production of the world famous picture book, The Giant Jam Sandwich makes its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival next week, the company’s Artistic Director, Jack McNamara – who adapted the book for stage – says that the key to successful children’s theatre is making the content as rich and complex as that for adult audiences.  628 more words

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Bill T. Jones

He was the recipient of a MacArthur Genius award.

The work is based on oral history taken in 2003 by Jones with Dora Amelan, who was 95 years old, a French Jewish nurse/social worker, WWII survivor and his mother-in-law. 86 more words