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Theatre productions in the North West for the week beginning April 8.
Carwardine-Palmer moves from Salisbury to NTW
Michelle Cawardine-Palmer has announced that she is to step down as executive director of Salisbury Playhouse to take up the position of director of administration and development for National Theatre Wales.
National Theatre Festival exhibition
The National Theatre will host an exhibition of images of various kinds of festival in association with Corbis.
New Reading company creates 4 new plays in 4 days
Reading's new professional theatre company Reading Between the Lines will launch with an event that creates four new plays in four days as a "relay".
All fired up for a return tour
Manchester-based Monkeywood Theatre's latest production,
Once in a House on Fire
, returns to The Lowry in June.
Panto Jack's a rock 'n' roller
It's time to ‘twist and sprout' as Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse announce their family favourite.
Teenager's play premiere
A Lancaster sixth former has helped write a play about last summer's riots.
Dancing in the Dust
2Faced Dance presents
In The Dust
at the Rose Theatre of Edge Hill University, near Ormskirk.
The Theatres Trust unveils its specialist theatre buildings reference library
An improved resource for theatre buffs and researchers in the heart of Theatreland.
New research on influence of subsidised theatre on commercial sector
Creative & Cultural Skills, Arts Council England and Nesta have jointly launched a new independent survey to research the influence of the subsidised theatre on commercial theatre.
RSC launches World Shakespeare Festival on Shakespeare's "birthday"
The Royal Shakespeare Company will launch its World Shakespeare Festival during the annual Shakespeare's Birthday celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon on 21 and 22 April.
Hawth, Crawley new season
The May to July season at The Hawth in Crawley.
Yvonne Arnaud new season
March to December at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford.
What's coming up at the New Victoria, Woking
Upcoming events at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking.
Chichester Festival Theatre 50th anniversary season
Chichester Festival Theatre is to open its 50th anniversary year with the same play that opened its first ever season.
What's on in the region this week.
Grand ballet opportunity in Wolverhampton
English Youth Ballet is offering the opportunity for 100 boys and girls to perform in its new production of the classical ballet
Stars of tomorrow tread the boards in Stoke
Budding actors, singers and dancers can get a taste of what it's like to be part of a professionally run production at Stoke's Regent Theatre later this year.
Belgrade apprentice scheme in a class of its own
The National Skills Academy has named Coventry's Belgrade Theatre the Creative Apprentice Employer of the Year in recognition of its apprenticeship scheme.
Australian Anne appears in Wolverhampton summer season
Casting has been confirmed for this year's summer play season at Wolverhampton Grand.