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Autumn in Scarborough
Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre has announced its autumn 2012 season.
Bruntwood at Live
Bruntwood Prize Roadshow
comes to Newcastle’s Live Theatre.
McElderry at Sunderland Empire
Joe McElderry is to appear in a gala performance of
at Sunderland Empire.
What's on in the Midlands this week.
Epstein Theatre announces opening season
Liverpool's new Epstein Theatre has announced its first official season following a £1M refit of the former Neptune Theatre on Hanover Street.
Northampton youngsters to get thrill out of playing vampires
Youngsters in Northampton are being offered the chance to perform in the musical
when the show visits Royal and Derngate on Sunday, 28 October.
Blockbusters take to new Birmingham stage
The Phantom of the Opera
The Lion King
as well as “the world’s largest pantomime” are some of the attractions in the 2012-13 season at Birmingham Hippodrome.
Belgrade celebrates five successful years
Coventry’s Belgrade is holding a series of events and exhibitions to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the theatre’s reopening after a £14 million redevelopment.
What's on in the north west this week.
New Brighton Dome producer announces autumn season
Brighton Dome's new theatre producer Orla Flanagan has announced the venue's autumn season featuring well-known names such as Hugh Hughes, The Paper Cinema and Paines Plough.
Routledge and Digital Theatre launch online performance archive
Leading academic publisher Routledge has teamed up with online content publisher Digital Theatre to create the Routledge Performance Archive.
Autumn at Northern Stage
Newcastle’s Northern Stage has announced its autumn season, running from September to December
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.