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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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NEWS: The Lion King Set for Three Month Run at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Disney's award-winning musical, The Lion King, is coming to the Edinburgh Playhouse for a three month run beginning on the 12th of October. Four years in the making, this new adaptation of Disney's Oscar-winning animated film, adapted and directed by Julie Taymor, brings together a cast of over 50 actors, dancers and singers from 17 different countries, this production promises ...

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NEWS: Honk! returns to London with a run at The Tabard

This Christmas, Honk! arguably the best musical from Stiles and Drewe returns to London with a limited season at The Tabard Theatre. The Olivier award winning musical follows the story of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Ugly Duckling. As 'Ugly' is hatched under the adoring gaze of his proud mum, Ida, his musical adventures begin. Soon after Ugly is born, he ...

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