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Adding local Layers of Skin
Layers of Skin, the new touring show from Retina Dance Company combining bold, physical and challenging choreography with participatory dance and live music, comes to Lancaster Duke's Theatre on May 17.
Take your partnership . . .
Northwest Dance, The Lowry Youth Dance Partnership is offering young performers across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire a taste of life as a dance professional.
Northwest productions for week beginning Sunday April 22
£6,000 Brian Way Award winner announced
The 2012 winner of the Theatre Centre Brian Way Award for new plays for young people, with a cash prize of £6,000, has been announced.
WSF: Ravenhill replaces Goold on Wooster / RSC collaboration
The Wooster Group-Royal Shakespeare Company co-production of
Troilus and Cressida
for the World Shakespeare Festival has had a change of director.
Berkoff new play premières in West End
Steven Berkoff will direct his new comedy
6 Characters in Search of a Director
for a West End run at Charing Cross Theatre.
Panto News: April 2012
Simon Sladen reports on April's news from Pantoland.
RSC launches myShakespeare social network
Tim Minchin and Kate Tempest this week launched myShakespeare, the Royal Shakespeare Company's latest web-based resource under the banner of the World Shakespeare Festival.
Almeida's Attenborough presented with award for excellence
Almeida artistic director Michael Attenborough was presented with the Award for Excellence in International Theatre on 17 April.
NE Culture Awards Winners Announced
The winners of the Newcastle Journal North East Culture Awards have been announced.
RSC collaborates with BBC for online Shakespeare learning resource
The Royal Shakespeare Company has collaborated with BBC Learning on Shakespeare Unlocked, an online Shakespeare resource for schools.
Octagon Winslow Boy recasts mid-run
The Octagon in Bolton has had to recast a smaller but significant role in
The Winslow Boy
due to illness.
Zoe Wanamaker to present Theatre Book Prize
It has just been announced that Zoë Wanamaker CBE, twice Olivier winner for Best Actress, will make the presentations at the Theatre Book Prize award event next week.
Olivier Awards winners
The winners of the 2012 Olivier Awards for West End theatre were announced this evening at a ceremony at London's Royal Opera House.
What's on in the region.
What's on around the region from April 15
Imaginate Festival celebrates children's theatre in Edinburgh
The Bank of Scotland Imaginate Festival of theatre for children and young people returns to Edinburgh in May for its 23rd year.
Director Mitchell and scientist Emmott collaborate at Royal Court
Theatre director Katie Mitchell will collaborate with scientist Stephen Emmott on a co-production
between the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs and the Festival d'Avignon.
Dream Re-Imagined at the People’s
NE playwright Alison Carr re-imagines
A Midsummer Night's Dream
for Newcastle's People's Theatre's
North East Productions
Theatre productions in the North East for the week beginning Sunday 15th April