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More theatres awarded catalyst funding
Arts Council England has awarded two more Midlands theatres grants from its catalyst arts fund.
Tourism award for Leicester’s Curve
Leicester theatre Curve has received a gold tourism award from VisitEngland.
Even more Heartbreak as tour company goes for period pieces
A Midlands theatre company has started a mammoth nationwide tour, with three productions playing a total of 170 outdoor dates over the next three months.
Round-up of regional performances from Sunday June 3.
North East News
Snippets of theatre news from the North East for the week beginning Sunday 3rd June.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Sunday 3rd June, 2012
Hair one-nighter for Help For Heroes
A production of the musical
will come to the Piccadilly Theatre in London for just one night in aid of the Help For Heroes charity.
Northern Stage at the Fringe
This year Newcastle's Northern Stage is to run an Edinburgh Fringe venue focusing on work from across the North of England.
Shaw, Daniels, Glenister, Carvel in next National season
The new season at the National Theatre for the second half of 2012 features appearances from Fiona Shaw, Phil Daniels, Philip Glenister and Bertie Carvel.
Kids Week record 38-show line-up
The 15th year of Kids Week from Society of London Theatre will offer free tickets and activities for a record 38 shows this August.
Full Monty on stage
The Full Monty
, a stage version based on the film, comes to The Lowry in Salford next year ahead of London's West End.
Michelle joins Will in Cabaret
Michelle Ryan will play Sally Bowles in
starring alongside singer / songwriter Will Young who has already been announced for the role of Emcee.
Nautical but Nice for Liverpool Pride
Liverpool Pride, the UK's biggest free Pride event outside London, is going nautical for its third annual celebration of all things LGBT, to be held on August 4.
Casting around for 24:7
Manchester's 24:7 Theatre Festival has more castings calls, your chance to take part in this highly-visible showcase event.
A St Helens Glass slipper
Tickets for this year's St Helens Theatre Royal pantomime
are already on sale!
Going behind the scenes
Photographs taken over two days backstage at the Opera House Manchester during the 2011 pantomime season are on display until June 30 as part of Chorlton Arts Festival.
Join up for Clown camp
Clown Lab in Manchester is hosting a two-week workshop that delves right into the heart and art of the Bouffon Clown.
Wells wins Devine Award for Kitchen Sink
Tom Wells has been named as the winner of the £10,000 2012 George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright for his play
The Kitchen Sink
West End Live's 8th year features every West End musical
West End Live returns to London for the 8th year, and for the first time it will feature performances from every musical currently running on the West End for free.
What's on in the region this week.