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New role for Victoria Theatre, Halifax sought

22nd May 2014

Read story at Halifax Courier
New role for Victoria Theatre, Halifax sought
Published: 22 May 2014


Matthew Warchus to succeed Kevin Spacey as Old Vic artistic director

22nd May 2014

Read story at The Independent
Matthew Warchus to succeed Kevin Spacey as Old Vic artistic director
Published: 22 May 2014


Event: Research in Action - Lighting the indoor theatre

22nd May 2014

When:Thursday 3 July
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
This workshop will be conducted in candle-lit conditions by Globe Associate and lighting scholar Prof Martin White. Martin will use short extracts to explore the possibilities of a candle-lit theatre. Can a fade or blackout be effected? How little light can a performance get away with? What sort of special visual effects are achievable?

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Event: Research in Action - ‘Infernal music’ in the indoor playhouse

22nd May 2014

When: Thursday 5 June
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
This workshop will be conducted in candle-lit conditions by Globe Associate and early music expert Claire van Kampen. Claire and her colleague Dr Simon Smith will explore the use of hidden or sinister music, and the practice – which developed in Jacobean theatres – of using music to ‘score’ the dramatic action on stage. This workshop also features extracts from Marston’s Sophonisba and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra accompanied by Globe musicians.
Cast includes Colin Hurley and Dominic Brewer.

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Event: Research in Action - Drama and dramaturgy 1

22nd May 2014

When: Sunday 25 May
Where: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Time: 3.00pm – 5.30pm
During this workshop the actors will explore the theatrical space of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and experiment with different ways to stage these complicated scenes. We will ask our audience to move around the galleries and pit to experience the performances from different positions – and we’ll ask some of you to enjoy the show from a stool on the stage, like an early modern city gallant.

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Cameron Mackintosh buys West End’s Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres

22nd May 2014

Read the story at The Stage
Cameron Mackintosh buys West End’s Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres
Published: 22 May 2014


Cameron Mackintosh acquires West End's Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres

22nd May 2014

Read the story at Whats On Stage
Cameron Mackintosh acquires West End’s Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres
Published 22 May 2014


£1.2m award scheme launched to boost regional theatre

21st May 2014

Read the story at The Stage
£1.2m award scheme launched to boost regional theatre
Published: 21 May 2014


Experts in new bid to save the under-threat Muni Arts Centre

21st May 2014

Read more at Wales Online
Experts in new bid to save the under-threat Muni Arts Centre
Published: 31 May 2014


Wolverhampton Grand Theatre gets almost £400,000 council grant despite cuts

19th May 2014

Read story at Express & Star
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre gets almost £400,000 council grant despite cuts
Published: 19 May 2014


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