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News from the North West
Knighthood for Lowry chairman; Re:Play Festival opens;
adds extra week; Zach Braff play casting at Opera House; Liverpool new writers' forum; shows opening this week in the region.
North East Dance Commissions
>Newcastle’s Dance City is to commission up to £100,000 worth of new work.
Spring in Richmond's Georgian Theatre
New CEO Kate Longmate announces the spring 2012 season at the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
Live to Focus on New Writing
Newcastle’s Live Theatre is to focus on new writing in its spring season
RSC Production News
News of two productions in the RSC spring 2012 season
Spring at Watford Palace
Watford Palace announces its programme of produced and visiting productions for January to May 2012.
NSA Conference 2012
The National Skills Academy Creative and Cultural 2012 conference will discuss the real return on investment in skills.
Spring in Salisbury
Salisbury Playhouse’s new artistic director has announced his first season at the Wiltshire venue, running from February to May
Winter at the RSC
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced its winter 2012/2013 season in Stratford.
New RSC Touring and Education Partnership
The RSC announces partnerships with Hull Truck Theatre Company, Newcastle Theatre Royal, York Theatre Royal, Hall for Cornwall and Nuffield Theatre, Southampton.
Theatre Book Prize Competition
A competition to win two tickets to the awards ceremony for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2010
First Falsehood for over 200 Years
In January 2011 Southwark's Union Theatre is present the first production of
, attributed to Shakespeare and Fletcher, since 1792.
News of BTG reviewers David Chadderton and Robert Tanitch
David Chadderton is to be a judging panel member for the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards and find Robert Tanitch's books and YouTube videos.
Lost Shakespeare Day
Nottingham Playhouse is to hold a Lost Shakespeare Day which will include what's believed to be the first public reading of
since its publication in the Arden Shakespeare series.
The Lord Chamberlain's Plays
Jacky Bratton, Professor of Theatre and Cultural History from the Department of Drama at Royal Holloway, University of London, recently completed a joint project with the British Library.
The First Fringe Firsts 2008
The Scotsman has announced the first Fringe Firsts of this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
£2.8m for First Folio
A copy of the Shakespeare First Folio has been sold at Southeby's for £2.8m, a UK record price.
Two Go Into the Woods
Anita Dobson and Vinnie Jones are to join the cast of the charity performances of Sondheim's
Into the Woods
at the Royal Albert Hall on 22nd October.
One Night Stands in Brighton
The Brighton Theatre Royal is to present one two-night and four one-night shows as part of the Brighton Festival during May.
Two War Plays on Tour
Menagerie Theatre of Cambridge are touring two plays -
Two Into War
- about war and its effects on individuals.