Extended 2019 Buxton Fringe opens for entries
Entries are now open for the 2019 Buxton Fringe which will be extended to celebrate its 40th festival.
White Christmas guaranteed at Curve
Leicester’s Curve aims to “banish the blues and nourish the soul” with its production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.
Ready to Read? Theatre Book Prize opens for entries
Judges have been announced for the next Theatre Book Prize from the Society for Theatre Research and entries are invited.
New Vic in call for associate artist
Artists, collectives and companies are being invited to apply to become associate artist for 2019 at Newcastle-under-Lyme’s New Vic Theatre.
Yorke Dance Project TWENTY anniversary tour
Yorke Dance Project celebrates its 20th anniversary with TWENTY: new works by Robert Cohan, Sophia Stoller and Yolande Yorke-Edgell and the first ever restaging of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Playground.
Ivan Putrov Gala at London Coliseum
Against the Stream, a Gala Night Celebrating Ballet’s Greatest Pioneers, will be at The London Coliseum in April 2019.
War veterans’ experiences inspire new opera
The experiences of present day war veterans inspire a new opera for Opera Sunderland.
Much ado about the New Vic spring season
A Shakespeare classic, a hugely popular spy thriller and a drama set in a close-knit community in Liverpool are part of the spring 2019 season at the New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Football play heads for Sunderland
A play about football player and manager Brian Clough is coming to Sunderland.
Peter Pan flies into Lancaster
Lancaster’s Dukes theatre will transport audiences to Neverland this Christmas in their version of Peter Pan.
RSC and Tate call for arts education changes
A research project commissioned by Arts Council England which involved schools and teachers who work with either the Royal Shakespeare Company or Tate has outlined the “overwhelmingly positive” benefits of arts and cultural education on the lives of young people.
The Maids at HOME
HOME in Manchester will present The Maids by Jean Genet, converting Theatre 1 to in-the-round.
Malvern youngsters to stage Under Milk Wood
Malvern Theatres Young Company will perform Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood as its summer 2019 production.
Richard Alston Dance Company to close in 2020
Richard Alston Dance Company has announced that its final tour will take place in 2019 and 2020.
Norris announces NT plans for next year and beyond
Despite some obvious concerns about the political climate surrounding the arts, National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris's annual press conference seemed very upbeat.
Play pays tribute to mining communities
A play about the closure of one of the last deep seam pits in the UK comes to Sunderland.
Welsh playwrights pen an an open letter to National Theatre Wales
A group representing Welsh and Wales-based playwrights has written an open letter to National Theatre Wales, expressing their concerns about its current direction.
Opera North returns to Newcastle in October
Opera North brings a new production and a classic revival to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal in October.