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NEWS: Submissions open for third From Page To Stage Season

Following the success of last year’sFrom Page ToStageseason ofnew Musical Theatre at the Landor Theatre, Aria Entertainment is inviting applications for a third 2015 season dedicated to showcasing new British musical work in development. From Page To Stageis dedicated to showcasing new musical work in development to an audience, to garner feedback and create new opportunities for the artistes involved. ...

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NEWS: Britain’s Got Bhangra UK Tour to open in Manchester

A brand new touring production of the musical Britain’s Got Bhangra has been announced today, opening at Manchester’s Palace Theatre on 3 September ahead of a UK tour. Charting the rise of British Bhangra from the sequin clad 80s through to the RnB fusion in today’s charts,Britain’s Got Bhangra follows Twinkle, a farmer’s son from Punjab, India who comes to ...

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NEWS: Poetry line-up announced for 10th Latitude Festival

Latitude Festival has today announced details of the poetry line-up for the 10thEdition of the Suffolk based festival. Host and co-programmer of the Latitude Festival’s Poetry Arena,Luke Wrighthas worked with Tania Harrison to turn Latitude into one of the largest poetry events in Europe. Luke will preview his new Edinburgh show,What I Learned From Johnny Bevanat the festival this year. ...

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NEWS: Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre team to operate new arts complex

The company running Southampton’s Nuffield Theatre has been announced as the operating company for Southampton’s new Arts Complex. Located in Guildhall Square in the centre of Southampton, the new £22 million purpose-built Arts Complex is due to open in 2016. The new performing arts building will include a flexible 447 seat main house theatre, a 135 seat studio, screening facilities, ...

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NEWS: Phoenix Fundraiser announced to support Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre has announced details of a new event to help raise funds following its recent fire. The Phoenix Fundraiser at the Royal Festival Hall will see some of the UK’s leading comedians, musicians and performers gather to raise funds for the South London Venue in an event headlined by Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee. The event was the ...

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NEWS: Britain’s Largest Ever Tribute Festival Comes to Scotland

Britain’s largest ever tribute festival is coming to Scotland featuring a huge line-up of musicians covering artists such as Oasis, the Rolling Stones, Coldplay, The Jam, The Smiths, Madness and Blondie. The three day Tfest event at Strathclyde Park on the Bank Holiday weekend of 31 July to 2 August has attracted a stellar line-up of 44 tribute acts on ...

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NEWS: Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan has unveiled his first programme

The Edinburgh International Festival 2015 runs fromFriday 7 Augustto Monday 31 August and welcomes over 2,300 artists from 39 nations to perform in Scotland’s magnificent capital city. New director Fergus Linehan, whose previous rôles have seen him head up the Sydney Festival, Dublin Theatre Festival and Vivid LIVE, revealed big international stars across the performing arts, and new areas of ...

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NEWS: Citizens Theatre Returns to Edinburgh International Festival With New Adaptation of Alasdair Gray’s Lanark

In celebration of Gray’s 80thyear the Citizens Theatre is staging a major new adaptation of his most famous work,Lanark,at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh from22 to 31 August 2015as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. The production will preview at the Citizens Theatre on 14,15 and 17 Augustand return to the Citizens Theatre from3 to 19 September. In the nearly ...

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