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‘A courtroom setting gets round socially distanced difficulties’: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS – Guildford Shakespeare Company (Online review)

In Children's theatre, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by The Family StageLeave a Comment

Guildford Shakespeare Company first performed their adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s classic in 2015. After a successful series of Zoom murder mystery evenings, they decided to recreate their hit family production.

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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: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’

In Native, News, Quotes, Regional theatre, Touring, Twitter by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Productions that have been cancelled or postponed include The Lion King, Welsh National Opera’s autumn season, The Book of Mormon and The Phantom of the Opera, which were all due to …

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‘A fly on the wall with your favourite musical theatre performers’: Sunday in the Club with Oscar – H CLUB ★★★★ (Online review)

In Books, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kirsty HerringtonLeave a Comment

Part informal chat, part performance, this series of bi-weekly Sunday evening sessions is designed to support creatives in the entertainment industry during this strange and challenging time.

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‘In a year’s time, we would hope every theatre in the country is open & thriving’: SOLT chief executive Julian Bird on the way forward

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‘The major question is that the majority of theatres cannot open with social distancing in place – it’s impossible, for economics, for the business case let alone the experience, it just doesn’t work.’