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NEWS: The Olivier Theatre is remodelled for in-the-round socially distanced live performances from October 2020

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The Olivier Theatre is to be significantly remodelled in order to stage a season of performances in-the-round, which will achieve an audience capacity of almost 500 while maintaining social distancing for audiences. The National Theatre will reopen to audiences on 21 October 2020, for the first time since closing in March, with Death Of England: Delroy, a new play written by Clint Dyer and Roy …

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NEWS: Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith , Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch & Theatre Royal Stratford East postpone their 2020 pantos

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Hackney Empire, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Theatre Royal Stratford East will be postponing their 2020 pantomimes by a year due to the continued uncertainty of government guidelines for restarting public performances.

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NEWS: Theatre Royal Newcastle confirms Covid-19 closure until at least November

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Theatre Royal Newcastle is the latest regional venue to announce lengthy closure extensions in the face of uncertainty around coronavirus and Government social-distancing guidelines.

It is with a heavy heart that we write to announce that Newcastle Theatre Royal will remain closed until 24 November 2020.

If you have a booking that will be affected by this closure, you do not need to do …

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NEWS: OffWestEnd announces the finalists for the Offies Awards 2020

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OffWestEnd has announced the 89 finalists for this year’s Offies Awards 2020. In 2019, Offies assessors saw around 400 shows across Greater London and made over 400 nominations covering 189 shows at 58 venues. The 89 finalists have been selected across 28 categories, covering performances in plays and musicals, as well as design, choreography, direction, production, as well as some …