The Theatres Trust

Boris Johnson backs campaign to save Wilton’s Music Hall

7th June 2011

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for people to come forward to save the embattled Wilton’s Music Hall, calling it “one of London’s hidden gems which we must keep alive”.

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Seminar: Is Sustainability Still the Elephant in the Auditorium? 16 June

7th June 2011

The Theatres Trust is pleased to once again be holding a stand at the ABTT 2011 Theatre Show on 15 and 16 June 2011. Visit us at Stand 143 in the Lawrence Hall, of the Royal Horticultural Halls in London. Our seminar this year – ‘Is Sustainability Still the Elephant in the Auditorium?’

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Event: West End LIVE 2011 on 18/19 June

7th June 2011

2011 marks the 7th Anniversary of Westminster City Council’s annual entertainment festival – for this year only held in Trafalgar Square. Visit The Theatres Trust stand at West End LIVE!

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"Outstanding record" of British theatre history as University of Bristol goes nuts for Mander & Mitchison

7th June 2011

From Noël Coward to W Somerset Maugham and Orson Welles, the 2,500-box M & M collection of material on the great and the good of board-treading history is thought to contain a file on every actor, writer, director and designer of note from the past 200 years of British theatre.

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The Skinny: Month of the Scottish Venues

6th June 2011

When the National Theatre of Scotland defined itself as a company “without walls”, they echoed the discovery of many cash-strapped dramatists: an established venue is not necessarily essential. Theatre can happen anywhere, from a warehouse (Dundee Rep’s latest production, Rhymes with Purples’ water-boarding special), through airports (The NTS) to the side of the Clyde (Kate E Deeming – Glasgow’s morning dancer). At the same time, a National Theatre could only make this brave decision because Scottish venues were already diverse and plentiful.

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Behind the scenes at the RSC Open Day is 12 June

6th June 2011

See behind the scenes of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Open Day is a unique opportunity for everyone to see behind the scenes of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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The next stage for Lowther Pavilion Theatre management

6th June 2011

It could be another two months before a manager is appointed for the Lowther Pavilion Theatre. For the prospect of being at the helm of Lytham’s prestigious performance venue has captured the imagination of candidates worldwide. A total of 57 people applied, including one who had worked in Africa and others from France and Ireland. There is now a shortlist of four for second interviews.

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It's showtime for St Peters Southsea who face an uncertain future

6th June 2011

Nestled in the heart of urban Southsea lies an unexpected treasure that has enriched the lives of many locals. Natalie French visits St Peter’s theatre for a grand tour and to learn about its uncertain future.

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Struggling Hull Truck to wield jobs axe again

4th June 2011

More staff at Hull Truck Theatre are facing redundancy just months after the latest round of job cuts. Staff at the theatre were informed by email that its financial position had not improved since Christmas, and management have “reluctantly but necessarily (been) forced to take further action.” Three posts could go and those “at risk” were to be informed by letter within 24 hours.

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Billingham Forum to re-open after £18.5m revamp

3rd June 2011

A Teesside leisure centre will re-open to the public on Friday after a £18.5m refurbishment. To celebrate, Billingham Forum will host three days of special events, taster sessions and entertainment. The investment into the 1960s building can be seen in the theatre, ice rink, gym, bowls court, swimming pool, and the exterior.

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