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New RHUL theatre named after playwright Churchill
Royal Holloway University of London has announced that its new £3M theatre will be named after leading British playwright Caryl Churchill.
Royal Exchange's Bruntwood Prize goes on the road
The Royal Exchange Theatre's Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, one of the richest playwriting competitions in the UK, is to go on the road before it opens for entries for 2013.
Theatres Trust shortlist for People's Choice Award at PLASA
The Theatres Trust has released its shortlist for its People's Choice Award for environmentally-sustainable products in the theatre industry.
Donmar announces new season
London's Donmar Warehouse announces a return to the Donmar for Phyllida Lloyd, film director Joe Wright's theatre directing debut and a revival of Conor McPherson's
to end Josie Rourke's first year as artistic director.
Bristol Old Vic launches new season in refurbished theatre
Bristol Old Vic, the oldest working playhouse in the country, reopens this week with its autumn season after an 18-month refurbishment programme.
Child auditions for Coliseum panto
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is auditioning girls aged 8 to 15 years for the chorus of this years pantomime,
Children's auditions for White Christmas at Lowry
There will be open auditions for the role of Susan in the festiva production of
at The Lowry in Salford later this month.
Waterside Arts Centre open day
Waterside Arts Centre in Sale, Manchester will offer a large range of free activities for its open weekend on 8 and 9 September.
Join Manchester Opera House's 100th birthday celebrations
Manchester's Opera House will have a free family open day to celebrate its forthcoming 100th birthday and to launch its centenary season.
NT September to February season
London's National Theatre has released details of its season running from September 2012 to February 2013.
Papatango New Writing Festival winners announced
The winning scripts in the Papatango New Writing Festival, based at London's Finborough Theatre, have now been announced.
Tron Ambassadors Scheme for ages 14+
The Tron Theatre in Glasgow is to engage 6-10 school pupils from class S3 (age 14) upwards on its Tron Ambassors Scheme, giving them the opportunity to work alongside the participation and press and marketing teams.
What's on in the Midlands this week
Children wanted for panto in Coventry
Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre is holding open auditions to find 24 children to appear in this year’s panto
Derby Theatre gets to the seat of the problem
Audiences at Derby Theatre can expect more comfort in the autumn season because new seats are being installed in the auditorium.
Verdi masterpiece turned into soul show at the New Vic
Chris Monks has “taken a chainsaw” to Verdi’s
and reassembled it as a new musical adventure,
, which opens this week at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Writer’s fragile past leads to new play in Coventry
Coventry’s BAFTA Award-winning writer Geoff Thompson has penned a new play which opens the autumn season at the city’s Belgrade Theatre this week.
New venue mooted by arts bosses in Derby
Arts and cultural leaders in Derby are planning what could potentially be the best venue in the East Midlands, although it may take several years before the building comes to fruition.
What's on in the North East
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Monday 3rd September
What's on this week in the north west.