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What's on in the Midlands this week
Whyman Gets TMA Nod
Northern Stage’s Erica Whyman is nominated for a Theatrical Management Association Award
Home is where the art is for Manchester
When is a Cornerhouse a Home?
Lancaster lays on monthly arts showcase
Lancaster Arts City launches as a new initiative in the city next Friday.
Cumbria firm continues youth theatre support
West Cumbria company Studsvik has agreed to sponsor The Carnegie Youth Theatre in Workington for a second year.
Jack and the Beanstalk cast in Liverpool
Liverpool Playhouse’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll panto announces cast line-up.
Russell wings in as Teen Angel in Manchester
Grease is back in Manchester next week with Strictly Come Dancing’s Russell Grant guest starring as Teen Angel.
Seeing double with a Grand helping of Amy
Amy Thompson will be playing Cinderella in Blackpool Grand’s panto and will also be appearing in the children’s show
Sherwood Forest moves to Lancaster
Robin Hood will be setting up camp in Williamson Park in Lancaster next summer.
David Hughes dance skills in Blackpool
David Hughes Dance is coming to the Grand Theatre, Blackpool.
Somerset Maugham's classic murder mystery
English Touring Theatre serves a classic murder mystery with a twist in
The Sacred Flame
at Liverpool Playhouse.
Birkenhead tribute to Wilfred Owen
Bullets and Daffodils
, the West End production based on the life of World War One poet Wilfred Owen, comes to Heswall Arts Festival on October 17.
Round-up of regional performances week beginning Sunday September 30.
Another sporting hero gets Nottingham Playhouse treatment
Nottingham Playhouse will turn into Meadow Lane this week when a new play by William Ivory will attempt to show what it was like to play football at Notts County in the 1970s.
Weinstein puts best foot forward with Leicester internship
Hollywood producer and studio boss Harvey Weinstein is turning to Leicester’s De Montfort University to nurture a new pool of talent.
Seven award nominations for Midlands theatres
Midlands theatres are well represented in this year’s Theatrical Management Association’s Theatre Awards UK, with two venues being nominated in two categories.
New dance at Leeds's newest theatre
The Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre in Leeds has announced a season of ballet and contemporary dance this autumn.
National Theatre of Scotland 2013 programme
The National Theatre of Scotland's programme for 2013 will include ten brand new projects and three productions back by popular demand.
TMA Awards nominations announced
The Theatrical Management Association, an umbrella organisation representing owners and managers of performing arts venues throughout the UK, has announced the nominations for its annual Theatre Awards UK.
Dance and Literature at Dance City
A collaboration between NE-based choreographer Dora Frankel and novelist Guy Mankowski at Newcastle’s Dance City.