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Chanje plants her show at HOME
Manchester-based poet, playwright and performer Chanje Kunda debuts her new one-woman show at HOME.
Making his Mark on Mental Health Day
Manchester-based artist Mark Croasdale is putting himself centre-stage to raise awareness of World Mental Heath Day.
Epstein has a ball with Cinderella
Epstein Entertainments’ debut panto,
, runs in Liverpool December 6 to January 5.
Grace raises the bar for new play
Grace O’Leary sets her new Manchester drama in a local bar.
Oldham adds new artists to team
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is welcoming three new associate artists and three supported artists.
New York debut for Liverpool show
Something About Simon
has been selected to play in a New York showcase.
Hairspray for Blackpool
heads to Blackpool Winter Gardens next year.
£50m festival bonus for Manchester
This year’s Manchester International Festival delivered an economic impact of £50m.
Manchester première of Cinderella
Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is to stage the UK theatrical première of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s
Write chance in Liverpool
Liverpool’s Royal Court is continuing its search for new scriptwriting talent.
Christmas Carol for Keswick
A Christmas Carol
runs at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick from November 22.
Pirate Queen makes her entrance
The Pirate Queen
will have its West End debut in February in a charity concert performance.
Arts Council invests in space
More than £12 million has been awarded by Arts Council England for the buildings and equipment of 46 organisations.
What's on in the Midlands
Theatre productions in the Midlands for the week beginning Monday 11 November.
What's on in the North East
Professional theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 11 November 2019.
New commission announced for Midlands theatre makers
A Midlands creative development programme is to commission a new piece of work from mid-career theatre makers for 2020.
Northamptonshire venues get ACE grants for upgrades
Northampton’s Royal and Derngate and The Core at Corby Cube have been awarded a total of £368,761 by Arts Council England to help with their ongoing programme of essential improvements.
Lloyd Webber sees Birmingham première of symphonic suites
Andrew Lloyd Webber was present at Symphony Hall, Birmingham for the world premières of three new symphonic suites from three of the composer’s most famous shows.
Doctored Orton prints help Leicester statue campaign
The estate of Joe Orton is releasing for the first time limited edition prints of three of the library books that Orton and his partner Kenneth Halliwell doctored—an act that led to the couple being sent to prison.
Buxton calls for young performers for Chicago
Young performers are needed for Buxton Opera House’s production of the musical