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Birmingham books weekend of celebration
The full programme has been released for
4 Squares Weekender
, a free outdoor celebration marking the opening of the new Library of Birmingham.
Lichfield theatre puts trust in new sponsor
Lichfield Garrick has secured sponsorship for its first year as a charitable trust.
Birmingham REP prepares to reopen
Birmingham REP reopens on Tuesday 3 September after being closed for two-and-a-half years for re-development.
RSC announces full casting for Richard II
Full casting has been confirmed for Gregory Doran’s production of
New Apprentices for Ambassadors
Four new apprentice theatre technicians have joined the Ambassador Theatre Group.
Northern Stage Wins Edfringe Award
One of Northern Stage’s Edinburgh productions has won a major Fringe award.
Military musical to get Coventry première
The autumn season at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre starts with a new musical,
The Prodigals: A Man Had Two Sons
‘Reckless optimism’ of new Ravenhill play at Stratford
, a new play by Royal Shakespeare Company writer-in-residence Mark Ravenhill, is to have its world première in the Swan Theatre at Stratford.
Adele roped in for touring play
Fifty-One Shades of Maggie
is set to embark on a 27-venue tour of the country, with former Emmerdale star Adele Silva taking the lead role.
Singer adaptation premières in Liverpool
The world première tour of
A Day of Pleasure
, based on Isaac Bashevis Singer’s award-winning book, will debut at Liverpool’s Playhouse Studio.
Sue sizes up a play première
Size matters so much to a Lancaster actress that she’s written a romantic comedy play about it.
Moscow's Big Top heads for region
The Moscow State Circus brings its brand new show to Manchester’s Heaton Park and Tatton Park near Knutsford.
Write Now for Unity Theatre
New writing one-act play festival Write Now brings six brand new pieces to Liverpool’s Unity Theatre.
Family weekend at Sale venues
September 14-15 sees the annual open weekend at Waterside Arts Centre and Sale Town Hall.
A Grand September in Lancaster
Lancaster’s Grand Theatre lives up to its name with a busy September.
Manchester set for a Wicked experience
, coming to Manchester next month, has already sold more than 100,000 tickets.
Round-up of regional productions from Sunday August 25.
More 40th Anniversary Plays at Live
Newcastle’s Live Theatre announces details of the next two plays in its 40th anniversary year.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East in the week beginning Monday 19th August, 2013
My Theatre Matters! UK's Most Welcoming Theatre Award
Registration is now open for new award.