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As Phantom & Six announce reopening dates, plans speed up for Broadway’s return

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It turns out New York is moving even faster, with the state (and its neighbours, New Jersey and Connecticut), according to the New York Times on Monday, “lifting almost all their pandemic restrictions, paving the way for a return to fuller offices and restaurants, a more vibrant nightlife and a richer array of cultural and religious gatherings for the first time in a year”.

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‘I think once you’re an entrepreneur, it’s in your DNA’: How Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire can’t resist building a theatre empire

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It’s been announced that Howard Panter & Rosemary Squire’s Trafalgar Entertainment are joining forces with regional theatre operator HQ — who currently operate 11 venues from Bromley and Dartford to Southend, Swindon, Crewe and Guildford.

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NEWS: Will & Grace’s Megan Mullally will make her West End musical debut in Anything Goes opposite Robert Lindsay

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Emmy & SAG Award winner Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) will make her West End musical debut as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes opposite Tony, Olivier & BAFTA Award winner Robert Lindsay as Moonface Martin, running from 8 May 2021 (press night is 20 May) until 22 August at London’s Barbican Theatre.

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NEWS: Director Jonathan Church launches new production company with Trafalgar Entertainment

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Award-winning theatre director and producer Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the launch of a new production company Jonathan Church Theatre Productions supported by Trafalgar Entertainment’s Joint CEOs Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire.

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NEWS: ATG founders step down as CEOs, Adam Kenwright joins management

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Sir Howard Panter, Joint Chief Executive Officer and Creative Director, and Rosemary Squire OBE, Joint Chief Executive Officer, of the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), announce today that they are moving from their joint Chief Executive Officer roles to take on different roles in ATG as well as moving into a new creative phase in their careers in theatre.

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NEWS: Tickets on sale for Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show return, 11 performances

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Rocky Horror Company and Picturehouse Entertainment present the Ambassador Theatre Group production ofThe Rocky Horror Show – 11 special performances at the West End’s Playhouse Theatre, London from 11 to September 2015. Starring the creator of The Rocky Horror Show, Richard O’Brien – who will perform the role of ‘The Narrator’, performing it in the UK for the first time in more than 20 years

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NEWS: Almeida’s Oresteia transfers to West End’s Trafalgar Studios

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The Almeida Theatre’s critically acclaimed, sold out production of Oresteia, by Aeschylus, re-imagined for the modern stage by Almeida Associate Director Robert Icke (The Fever, Mr Burns, 1984) will transfer to the Trafalgar Studios in the West End from 22 August. Press night 7 September 2015. Robert Icke’s Oresteia was acclaimed during its Almeida run as one of the theatre …

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Charting The Stage 100: Who are theatre’s biggest influencers and why?

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In this new year gorgefest of lists, The Stage‘s annually compiled Stage 100 of the top influencers in theatre takes the cake. Launched in January 1997, The Stage 100 is now in its 19th year and always makes for fascinating reading – and, I’m sure, lots of behind the scenes disagreements on risers, fallers, inclusions and omissions. […]