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Gregory Doran To Step Down as RSC Artistic Director Photo Gregory Doran To Step Down as RSC Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) announced that Gregory Doran will step down as Artistic Director from today after 35 years with the Company including the last ten years as Artistic Director.

Royal Shakespeare Company Updates COVID-19 Regulations Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Updates COVID-19 Regulations
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2021

From Wednesday 15 December, all audience members over the age of 18 attending The Magician’s Elephant in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre will be required to provide proof of a current lateral flow test result (taken within the previous 48 hours of their visit) or of their double vaccination status before being able to enter the building, unless otherwise exempt.

Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Passes Away at 72 Photo Shakespearean Actor Antony Sher Passes Away at 72
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021

Today the RSC announced the death of Sir Antony Sher, Honorary Associate Artist and husband of Artistic Director, Gregory Doran. Antony was diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier this year with Gregory taking compassionate leave from his role in September to care for Antony.

VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End Photo VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).

Sir Antony Sher Diagnosed with Terminal Illness; Gregory Doran Announces Leave from R Photo Sir Antony Sher Diagnosed with Terminal Illness; Gregory Doran Announces Leave from RSC
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

It has been reported that acclaimed stage actor Sir Antony Sher has been diagnosed with a terminal illness.

The Royal Shakespeare Company Will Increase Capacity in the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy G Photo The Royal Shakespeare Company Will Increase Capacity in the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

Following the confirmed easing of government restrictions on Monday 19 July, the RSC increased its capacity from 250 to 310 seats per performance and will move to 80% capacity, 400 seats from mid-August.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Will Return to the West End This September Photo MATILDA THE MUSICAL Will Return to the West End This September
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company's West End production of Matilda The Musical has announced that it will return to the Cambridge Theatre from 16 September 2021. Seen by more than 10 million people across more than 90 cities worldwide, this autumn marks 10 years since the multi-award-winning show opened in the West End.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces New Trustee Appointments Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces New Trustee Appointments
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company today announced five new Trustee appointments at its Extraordinary General Meeting. The appointments have been made following a public and far-reaching recruitment campaign for RSC Board members.

Royal Shakespeare Company To Focus 2021 Statford-Upon-Avon Programme In Royal Shakesp Photo Royal Shakespeare Company To Focus 2021 Statford-Upon-Avon Programme In Royal Shakespeare Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company will focus its programming in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford-upon-Avon over the coming year, with the Swan Theatre and The Other Place remaining closed until 2022.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces They Will Not Reopen for Full Productions Before  Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces They Will Not Reopen for Full Productions Before 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Responding to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and the direct impact on the RSC, Artistic Director, Gregory Doran and Catherine Mallyon, Executive Director today confirmed that RSC theatres will not reopen for full productions before 2021, and the Company's activity will continue outdoors and online.

Andre Ptaszynski, Producer of British Theatre and Television, Dies at 66 Photo Andre Ptaszynski, Producer of British Theatre and Television, Dies at 66
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that André Ptaszynski, British theatre producer and board member at the National Theatre, has died at age 66.

Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKESPEARE Photo Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKESPEARE At The RSC
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020

With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.

Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescu Photo Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020

The UK Government has announced a £1.57 billion rescue package to help the nation's cultural, arts and heritage institutions weather the impact of the health crisis.  Arts institutions are responding to this announcement, including the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and more!

Royal Shakespeare Company Postpones THE WINTER'S TALE, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, and More Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Postpones THE WINTER'S TALE, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2020

The Company has made the difficult decision to postpone all remaining planned performances of The Winter's Tale and The Comedy of Errors and all other ticketed events scheduled to take place during the summer season, which was due to end on 3 October 2020. 

Royal Shakespeare Company Suspends All Programming Through 30 June Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Suspends All Programming Through 30 June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) today (Thursday 9 April 2020) announced that all performances, events and activities will be cancelled up to and including Tuesday 30 June 2020.

Royal Shakespeare Company Cancels Performances Through April Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Cancels Performances Through April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 20, 2020

Responding to the Coronavirus pandemic, Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Catherine Mallyon, said:

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2019

On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.

Mark Rylance Resigns from RSC Due to BP Sponsorship Photo Mark Rylance Resigns from RSC Due to BP Sponsorship
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 21, 2019

According to the Guardian, three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance has resigned as an associate artist with the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company due to a sponsorship deal with BP. He explained: "I do not wish to be associated with BP any more than I would with an arms dealer, a tobacco salesman or anyone who wilfully destroys the lives of others alive and unborn. Nor, I believe, would William Shakespeare."

Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Its 2017/18 Annual Review At Annual General Meetin Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Its 2017/18 Annual Review At Annual General Meeting
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) issued its latest annual review for 2017/18 at its AGM in Stratford-upon-Avon today: www.rsc.org.uk/annual-review

UK Theatres Release Joint Statement on 'Abuse of Power' in the Industry Photo UK Theatres Release Joint Statement on 'Abuse of Power' in the Industry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Led by the National Theatre, a group of the UK's top stages have joined together to release the following statement in relation to the recent allegations against former Royal Court artistic director and UK theatre director Max Stafford-Clark, and the ever-burgeoning controversy surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

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