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Photos: Inside Rehearsal For A CHILD OF SCIENCE at Bristol Old Vic

With a month to go before the world premiere production of Gareth Farr’s new play A Child of Science, directed by Matthew Dunster, all new rehearsal photos have been released. Check out the photos here!
San Diego Symphony Announces 2024-25 Season In Transformed Jacobs Music Center

Discover the SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY's 2024-25 season in the newly renovated Jacobs Music Center. Experience the milestone season in the revitalized, century-old theater transformed into an intimate concert venue.
Cast Set For A CHILD OF SCIENCE at Bristol Old Vic, Starring Tom Felton

Bristol Old Vic has announced the full cast for their world premiere production of Gareth Farr’s new play A Child of Science, telling the pioneering story of Robert Edwards, Patrick Steptoe and Jean Purdy’s creation of IVF, and the army of women whose bravery helped them achieve the impossible.
Cellist Santiago Cañón-Valencia Debuts at Wigmore Hall, Plus a Live Broadcast With BBC Symphony

​​​​​​​ Colombian cellist and 2022 BBC Next Generation Artist Santiago Cañón-Valencia embarks on a three-date series of performances in the United Kingdom this fall, including his Wigmore Hall debut recital with pianist Naoko Sonoda. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
Review: BISCUITS FOR BREAKFAST, Hampstead Theatre

An overstuffed and underbaked look at food poverty
Violinist Itamar Zorman to Release VIOLIN ODYSSEY, A QUEST FOR NEW VIOLIN REPERTOIRE

On Friday, June 3, 2022, violinist Itamar Zorman will release a new album Violin Odyssey on First Hand Records. Born out of Zorman's 2020 live-streamed video series Hidden Gems, the album is a virtual voyage around the world that yielded the discovery of many lesser known and rarely played works for violin.
Tippet Rise Art Center Announces 2022 Season Details

Tippet Rise Art Center, located on a 12,500-acre working ranch nestled at the foot of Montana's Beartooth Mountains, today announced full details of its seventh concert season, taking place over five weeks from August 26 to September 25, 2022.
George Devine Award 2021 Longlist Announced

The George Devine Award today announces its 2021 Longlist of eight playwrights. Formed in 1966 in memory of the Royal Court's founding Artistic Director George Devine, the Award is recognised as one of the most prestigious in new writing and seeks to shine a light on a playwright of promise.
Bloomsbury Festival 2021 Announces Full Line Up Of Events

Over 100 performances, talks, walks and exhibitions unearth the stories of new arrivals, rebels, women, refugees, cultural groups, freethinkers, alongside ground-breaking science, and contributions from artists and scientists working with people with visual impairments, in an outstanding programme which launches in full today.
Natalie Ibu Announces First Season At Northern Stage

Less than three months into her role as Artistic Director, Natalie Ibu announces her inaugural season at Northern Stage. THIS IS US promises to bring audiences stories, no matter what, through a bold programme of collaborations, commissions and curated work that celebrates the collective, connection and community.
Northern Stage Postpones Autumn Productions and Reveals Plans For Christmas

Following the latest government advice, Northern Stage will postpone its autumn season productions Red Ellen, The Invisible Man and Gatsby, and Christmas shows The Sorcerer's Apprentice and The Hey Diddle Diddle Christmas Spectacular from Kitchen Zoo.
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Will Be First Full-Sized Orchestra in the World to Perform For a Live Audience

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will be the first full-sized orchestra to perform for a live audience since the health crisis began.
Cast And Creative Team Announced For Tour of SHANDYLAND

Spanning twenty years, Shandyland is a story of life, love, death and drink at the heart of a small, northern, family-run pub, and a shout of frustration from an abandoned working class community. Shandyland opens at Northern Stage (12-23 May), and after its Newcastle premiere will tour to Everyman, Liverpool (27 May - 6 June)
Chris Lawson Announces Oldham Coliseum Spring-Summer 2020 Programme

Oldham Coliseum Theatre's Acting Artistic Director Chris Lawson announces the theatre's Spring-Summer 2020 season with a programme featuring Northern voices, new writing, dark comedy, exciting collaborations and a modern adaptation of a classic family favourite.
Everyman and Playhouse Announce Full Spring/Summer 2020 Season

The first wave of casting has been announced for Jonathan Harvey's Our Lady of Blundellsands, as the Everyman & Playhouse announce their full 2020 spring summer season filled with new works, big titles, family fun and re-imagined stories.
Spring 2020 Celebrates 50 Years Of Northern Stage

Spring 2020 marks the start of Northern Stage's 50th anniversary year; featuring ambitious new productions made in Newcastle including stage premieres of Shandyland - originally developed through The Old Vic 12 scheme, written by Bruntwood Prize winning playwright Gareth Farr; a new theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff by Teesside folk trio The Young'uns, directed by Northern Stage Artistic Director Lorne Campbell; HERE - a co-production with Northern Stage associate artists Curious Monkey written by Lindsay Rodden; Northern Stage's Young Company presents the third part of their kaleidoscopic view of the state of our nation, asking Where Do We Go Now?; plus new shows from some of the UK's most exciting and innovative touring companies including Frantic Assembly, Headlong and Told By An Idiot.
2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition Announces Top 40 Finalists

The 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition shortlist is unveiled today, showcasing a mix of songs ranging from top of the pops to under-the-radar.
Marimba and Flute Take Center Stage at June 9 Concert in Cooperstown

The unusual combination of flute and marimba is the focus of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's second spring concert, featuring Festival Artistic Director Linda Chesis and percussionist Ian David Rosenbaum, which will take place on Sunday, June 9 at 5pm at Christ Episcopal Church in Cooperstown.
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Announces Full Season Lineup

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's 2019 season features a diverse array of world-class artists presenting programs spanning multiple genres, and offers first-time and veteran concertgoers alike the chance to experience the intimate thrill of a live performance.
Bush Theatre To Host FERTILITY ARTS FESTIVAL

Fertility Fest, the world's first arts festival dedicated to fertility, infertility, modern families and the science of making babies, is delighted to announced the programme for its second edition taking place at Bush Theatre, 8 - 13 May 2018. Over 150 world class artists and fertility experts including scientists, clinicians and academics will share the stage to explore the bigger picture of fertility in the 21st century together, through theatre, music, film, photography, dance, visual arts, literature, poetry, discussion, workshops and debate. The diverse programme will bring together all voices - whatever their sex, experience or parenting stories - to ask key questions about fertility science and education, and encourage a more open public discourse around these issues.

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