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by Barry Lenny - Mar 9, 2021
WOMADelaide 2021 was a very different event from previous festivals,
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2021
This summer The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all male theatre company, present the breathless and brilliant tragedy, Macbeth. The 2021 tour will provide audiences with a highly anticipated return to live theatre and a kick start to the summer. 
by Matt Wolf - Mar 8, 2021
March is the month in which both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim celebrate their birthdays and on the same date (March 22), albeit 18 years apart. To mark the occasion, we are givng over four weeks to honour some of their finest moments on the London stage, taking each composer in turn to fete five memorable productions and then five outstanding performances. And so, below are five Lloyd Webber stagings that I shall long remember, several of which (COVID permitting) may be back amongst us in due course.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021
Battersea Arts Centre today announced a partnership with the NHS to become the community Vaccination Centre for Wandsworth. From Monday 8 March 2021 residents from the borough will be welcomed into the Lavender Hill venue. They will receive vaccines, administered by trained NHS staff.
by Matt Wolf - Mar 29, 2021
Earlier this month, we marked the 91st birthday of the living legend that is Stephen Sondheim with a look back at five London productions of his work that are embedded in my memory. This week, we honour a quintet of performances that has achieved the same result, even if this has meant choosing from an astonishing array of riches that could populate a column like this ten times over. In any case, here are just a few of the Sondheim star turns that linger in the mind.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
Through the virtual garden's layout, architectural structures and vegetation, audiences are invited to explore the life of Penderecki alongside compositions, inspirations and poems.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
Booking is now open for the Royal Opera House’s first live broadcast of 2021 – Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Mahagonny Songspiel. Produced by the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, the double bill will be streamed live from the Main Stage in Covent Garden on 9 April at 7.30pm GMT. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2021
Four of Australian music's best lead vocalists will pay tribute to rock legends The Rolling Stones and the 50th anniversary of the iconic album Sticky Fingers at Adelaide Guitar Festival 2021.
by Student Blogger: Caiti Ho - Mar 26, 2021
Unfortunately, The Fugard has been claimed as another casualty of COVID. This loss has impacted our theatre community immensely but now we can only look back on all the fond memories we have shared in that beautiful and historic building.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021
Chiswick Playhouse will mark its reopening with a socially distanced festival of magic, musicals, comedy and more! There will be premieres, hilarious stand-up and dreamy music with artists including star of stage and screen, Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey; Lovejoy); comedy legend, Andy Parsons (Mock the Week); and comedian and TV personality, Judi Love (Loose Women).
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 23, 2021
Petula Clark first arrived in America as the distaff member of the historic British invasion of the ‘60s. Her iconic single “Downtown” soared up the charts, the first in a series of memorable hits that won the hearts of listeners.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2021
Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, recording artist, and actress Petula Clark will be honored at the 36th annual Bistro Awards on Friday, April 30. This virtual special event will have its premiere screening at 8 pm. Ms. Clark will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award for her eight decades of artistic accomplishments.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2021
HONOUR, a play by Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith, will open at Ensemble Theatre on April 23. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2021
ZEVON - ACCIDENTALLY LIKE A MARTYR allows multi-media star, Henry Wagons the opportunity to explore and interpret some of rock’s greatest lyrics and to once again inhabit the colourful lyrical world of Warren Zevon's songs, breathing new life into his visible hits Werewolves of London, Lawyers, Guns & Money and Excitable Boy. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 22, 2021
For the first time, Foundation supporters worldwide are invited to attend the famed Oscar party by joining a 60-minute Pre-Show Special produced by Fulwell 73 at Rosewood London.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2021
Multiple Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home is making its Australian debut at Sydney Theatre Company.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021
The internationally acclaimed pianist Dominic Ferris will give his first post-lockdown live performances at London's Crazy Coqs on Monday 31st May and Tuesday 8th June 2021 at 7pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021
Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson have announced that the world premiere of CRUISE will open at the Duchess Theatre from 18 May – 13 June 2021. Written and performed by Jack Holden (War Horse, West End; Ink, Almeida Theatre), CRUISE is an urgent, moving and inspirational new play with live music and spoken word.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021
For those that missed last Sunday’s 2021 WhatsOnStage Awards, there is an opportunity to watch the event with four upcoming encore screenings – in honour of World Theatre day on 27 and 28 March at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets are £15 and are on sale now.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
Opera Australia in association with The Really Useful Group, will present Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, finally making its anticipated premiere at the Sydney Opera House.
by Matt Wolf - Mar 15, 2021
Last week, we acknowledged the forthcoming birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber via a look back at five defining London stagings of his work. This time, we offer the same tribute to Stephen Sondheim, with whom Lloyd Webber, 18 years Sondheim's junior, shares a birthdate of March 22: on that day, the great man turns 91.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
As the Association of British Orchestra Conference has come to a close today (12 March), the industry body has announced the recipient of its annual ABO Award and the winners of the 2021 ABO/Classical Music Awards, celebrating the achievements of colleagues across the sector during what has been an incredibly challenging year. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021
Mushroom Group today announced that Matt Gudinski will assume the role of CEO of the Mushroom Group, effective immediately. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced further details for this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards Weekend taking place across 10 and 11 April at the Royal Albert Hall including awards presenters confirmed to take part, musical performances and special appearances across both nights by BAFTA President, HRH The Duke of Cambridge.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021
The Women's Prize for Playwriting opens today for submissions for the 2021 Prize, closing on 12 July at 5pm. The Women's Prize for Playwriting is designed to celebrate and support exceptional playwrights who identify as female by providing them with a national platform.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 6, 2021
As the voice of South Asian cinema in Canada, the International  Film Festival of South Asia Toronto has launched the IFFSA Talent Fund initiative aimed at  supporting South Asian Canadian filmmakers. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021
Outside Edge Theatre Company (OETC), the UK's only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction, today announces that Tom Robertson will be the award-winning organisation's next Chair of the Board of Trustees.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021
Today the Council of RADA announces that Marcus Ryder will become the new Chair of RADA Council.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Today the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced the appointment of Shriti Vadera as the new Chair of the RSC. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 28, 2021
A new musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby is headed for the stage, with a new score from Grammy Award-nominated international rock star of Florence + the Machine Florence Welch and Grammy Award nominee Thomas Bartlett.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021
At a gala lunch held today attended by hundreds of ballet lovers, David McAllister AM, the immediate past Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet, was surprised when the event took a turn and became “David McAllister This Is Your Life”.  The lunch entitled “Celebrating David McAllister AM with a little help from his Friends” was a joyous occasion with many surprise guests.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
Two weeks after announcing Footprints Festival, today Jermyn Street Theatre has unveiled its full programme of 43 shows brought together to celebrate the theatre’s reopening this Summer. Running for three months from May to August this jamboree of live work comprises an exciting combination of familiar faces and new talent.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 27, 2021
Presented by State Theatre Company South Australia and Country Arts SA, Euphoria stars James Smith (Jasper Jones) and Ashton Malcolm (Rumpelstiltskin), under the direction of Nescha Jelk (Jasper Jones, RUMPUS). Following its official opening in Renmark at the end of April, Euphoria moves to the Space Theatre for a limited season in May, before heading on an extensive regional tour.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
On 4 and 10 June 2021, Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the final concerts of his pioneering 13-year tenure as Principal Conductor & Artistic Advisor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, at the end of a season disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021
Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt, directed by Patrick Marber and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, will return to Wyndham's Theatre for a 12-week run from 7 August – 30 October 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, the Sheikh Zayed Book has revealed the winners of its 15th edition across eight key categories.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021
New Theatre Peterborough announce that they will be working with writers Katie Lam and Alex Parker and director Tinuke Craig to host a workshop of a new musical adaptation of The Danish Girl at the New Theatre Peterborough from 26th – 30th April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2021
 The Ottawa Arts Council announced the final recipients of the annual Arts Awards today in a streaming video presentation celebrating the exceptional artists in the community. This year’s laureates included music industry executive Colin Mills, multidisciplinary artist Claudia Salguero, and folk musician Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions' critically acclaimed production of David Mamet's highly provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey, will tour the UK this Summer from 8 June, visiting Cambridge, Bath, Southampton and Malvern, before transferring to the West End's Arts Theatre, London from 21 July to 23 October 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
The official stage adaptation of The Vicar of Dibley makes its West Australian debut at the Koorliny Arts Centre next month.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2021
Due to popular demand, the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art announces the extension of the milestone exhibition To Speak With a Golden Voice — in celebration of the centennial birthday of Bill Reid (1920–1998) and his extraordinary life and legacy.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2021
The world premiere of a brand new kickass-pirational pop musical will burst into life at the Mayflower Mast Studio this Autumn as the Fantastically Great Women take to the stage to tell their stories.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
Simon Russell Beale will play JS Bach in the world premiere of Nina Raine's Bach & Sons, directed by Nicholas Hytner.  Performances at The Bridge are from 23 June – 9 September 2021 with opening night on 29 June 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021
Celebrating its 55th anniversary, Young People’s Theatre has announced the launch of the Room for Imagination expansion project. With the purchase of a fully accessible, multi-use building at 161 Frederick Street, only steps away from its historic Front Street East theatre, YPT will expand its footprint with 12,000 additional square feet.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021
From Friday, April 30 through Thursday, May 6 BAM will present the fourth edition of Kino Polska: New Polish Cinema, bringing together the best new works from Poland’s boundary-pushing filmmakers.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021
University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts has announced the lineup for the seventh annual Polyphone Festival of New and Emerging Musicals. The festival will be available online beginning April 21.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021
Curve's streamed production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical reunited company members from the award-winning 2017 Made at Curve touring production. The show ran 22 December 2020 to 17 January 2021 and was seen by almost 15,000 people across 45 countries.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021
Today the Royal Opera House has announced more details of its schedule of in-person and streamed Spring and Summer performances, with public booking opening on 7 May 2021 and the doors opening to socially-distanced, in-person audiences from 17 May 2021.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2021
Celebrated Italian director and choreographer Davide Livermore, will finally have its Melbourne premiere next month, in a spectacular return to the State Theatre stage after an 18 month hiatus due to COVID 19.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Renell Shaw, composer, songwriter and Associate Artist of Hackney Empire, today releases a new video to accompany his Ivor Novello award-winning composition THE VISION THEY HAD (FROM THE WINDRUSH SUITE).