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NEWS: Norfolk & Norwich Festival launches full line-up

A shared dream for an audience of 5,000 – that’s how William Galinsky, Artistic Director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival describes the opening event of the 2013 festival. Over 17 days, 165 performances of 75 shows will take place in 29 different venues. Launching the full Festival line up today, Galinsky announced a line-up of music, dance, performance, literature ...

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NEWS: Merrily We Roll Along to transfer to West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre

Following a sell-out run at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Merrily We Roll Alongby Stephen Sondheim and George Furth is to transfer to the West End's Harold PinterTheatre for 12 weeks only. Having won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical for 2012 – the fringe production of the Sondheim/Furthmusical,directed by Maria Friedman, will begin previews on 23 April. It will ...

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NEWS: St Andrew’s Byre Theatre to Close

Scotland's only five star theatre, The Byre Theatre in St Andrew's is to close, it was announced by the board of the landmark theatre today. The theatre, which underwent a £5.5 million refit in 2001, and was re-opened by Sir Sean Connery, was originally used as a cow shed, has been hosting shows since the 1930s. The announcement comes after ...

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NEWS: Theatre Critics of Wales Awards: nominees

Inspired by prizes such as the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS), a group of young people in Wales have decided that a way is needed to celebrate all aspects of Welsh theatre as well as making people aware of theatre criticism. These twelve to twenty-five year olds are all members of the Young Critics Scheme run by the ...

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NEWS: National Theatre of Scotland to Relocate to New HQ

The National Theatre of Scotland is to relocate to a new HQ following a £2 million investment from the Scottish Government. The new base, which will house the NTS' admin, storage, technical and rehearsal spaces, is to be in a converted warehouse owned by Glasgow Canals in the north of the city. The move is expected to be completed by ...

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NEWS: New writing musical season From Page to Stage at the Landor Theatre, London

Following the current trend and development of fresh material and writing, the question of a home for new material may have been answered. Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment has joined the artistic director at the Landor Theatre, Robert McWhir, to present a season of new musical theatre including showcases, workshops and new international musical theatre writing. The new material will ...

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