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Winners Announced For Critics Awards For Theatre In Scotland 2024

Winners were announced today at the Theatre Royal in Glasgow.
SURRENDER Will Have London Run Ahead of Edinburgh Festival Fringe

HFH Productions has announced a play set for a London run ahead of Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer. Surrender by Sophie Swithinbank in creative partnership with Phoebe Ladenburg will be on at the Arcola Theatre between 19 June and 13 July.
Shortlists for 2024 Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland Announced

Love Letter to the Big Yin from the People of Scotland among shows in line for prestigious awards.
Full Cast Set For SOME DEMON at the Arcola Theatre

Papatango has announced the full cast for the world première of the 2023 Prize-winning play Some Demon by Laura Waldren – a play focusing on the relationships fostered and fractured when a group of strangers are thrown together in an eating disorder unit.
Chris Foxon's Adaptation of Robert Westall's THE WATCH HOUSE Will Embark On UK Tour

Papatango has announced a new Autumn tour of Chris Foxon's adaptation of The Watch House, based on the novel by Robert Westall. This will follow the opening of Some Demon by Laura Waldren – this year's winner of the Papatango New Writing Prize, at the Arcola Theatre in June.
Book Review: THE ACTOR AND THE SPACE, Declan Donnellan

His first publication went viral (once again, in a way) when Mr Jeremy Strong of Succession fame featured it in his GQ interview about his essentials, saying he swears by it. Declan Donnellan succeeds at describing the indescribable, putting the ephemeral art of acting on paper in another gem of a book. The Actor and the Space admits it’s not trying to be a manual of any kind, specifying that, ultimately, every single choice is personal and down to the individual - but the result becomes a light in the dark. Yes, it’s a collection of invaluable suggestions and advice on how to approach a dramatic text to attain the best results, but, curiously, it swiftly turns into an celebration of the human experience.
I, CLARA With Lucy Parham and Dame Harriet Walter Comes to Wigmore Hall

Created by Lucy Parham to celebrate 200 years since Clara Schumann's birth in 1819, I, Clara tells her extraordinary life story in her own words.
Full Cast And Creatives Announced For The Premiere Of NOW, I SEE At Stratford East

Discover the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of NOW, I SEE by Lanre Malaolu at Stratford East. This second instalment in a trilogy explores the truth of being a Black man in contemporary Britain.
Playwright Mark Ravenhill to Join The London 50-Hour Improvathon: The Wedding Party

Playwright Mark Ravenhill joins the cast of The London 50-Hour Improvathon: The Wedding Party, featuring top improvisers.
Papatango Reveals 2024 New Writing Prize and Partnership with Park Theatre

Papatango has announced that their 2024 New Writing Prize will open for submissions at noon on Wednesday 17 January, until noon on Monday 11 March. Plus, this year's winning play, Some Demon by Laura Waldren, will transfer to Bristol Old Vic from 9 to 13 July.
Book Review: RUNNING THE ROOM: CONVERSATIONS WITH WOMEN THEATRE DIRECTORS

Running the Room isn’t a bible nor a manifesto. It doesn’t want to write a set of rules for directing plays, nor it wants to impart a Weltanschauung on how to become a director. It’s a source of inspiration and, more practically, a generous look into the practice of a selected group of people, who just so happen to be women.
Cast and Creatives Set For THIS MIGHT NOT BE IT at the Bush Theatre

This Might Not Be It, a new play that unflinchingly confronts the hard truths of our crumbling NHS mental health services, opens at the Bush Theatre on 30 January 2024.
ThickSkin Reveals New Partners & Wigan Dates For Peak Stuff 2024 UK Tour

ThickSkin announces new partners and Wigan dates for Peak Stuff 2024 UK tour, with new dates added in Wigan and Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.
The Best Books for Theatre Lovers This Festive Season

As the festive season rushes towards us, BroadwayWorld gives you some suggestions for books for the theatre-lovers in your life. From conversations with women theatre directors, to special editions of Suzie Miller's Prima Facie to Judi Dench's exploration of Shakespeare, there really is something for every bookworm in your life.
Rock Musical SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE POISON WOOD Premieres at the Watermill Theatre in 2024

The team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre have announced that the first show of 2024 will be the world premiere the new rock musical Sherlock Holmes and the Poison Wood, co-produced with Metta Theatre, playing 2 February to 16 March.
Full Cast and Team Set for MACBETH, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the location, cast, and creative team for the highly-anticipated spring production of Macbeth. Directed by STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin, Macbeth stars Tony and BAFTA Award-winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma as the leading lord and lady. Learn more about the location, cast, and creative team here!
TERMINUS A Darkly Comic and Fantastically Twisted Thriller To Be Presented At Marrickville Town Hall Basement

Experience the thrilling and twisted world of Terminus, a darkly comic play by Mark O Rowe. Follow the interconnected lives of three individuals over 24 hours as they navigate reality, fantasy, and the supernatural. Don't miss this wickedly captivating performance in an unconventional venue.
REVOLUTION Extends at A Red Orchid Theatre

 Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre has announced a four-show extension of Revolution by Ensemble Member Brett Neveu.
Laura Waldren Wins 15th Annual Papatango New Writing Prize

Papatango has announced that Laura Waldren has won the 15th annual Papatango New Writing Prize for her first full-length play Some Demon, from 1,468 entries. Learn more about Waldren and her play here!
The Mono Box's Extensive Play and Audio Monologue Libraries Will Be Donated To Theatres

The Mono Box’s extensive play and audio monologue libraries to be donated to Northern Academy of Performing arts, Powerhouse, Theatre503 and Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust. Learn more about the collection here!

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