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NEWS: 90-minute Hamlet transfers to Trafalgar Studios for Xmas, TICKETS ON SALE

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Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre today announces that their production of Hamlet, adapted by Kelly Hunter, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios for a limited run this December. The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 31 December 2016.

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NEWS: Glenda Jackson, Star Wars’ John Boyega, Yasmina Reza’s Art headline new Old Vic season

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The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus‘ second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children’s programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew’s ‘something for everyone’ approach. Season 2 marks Glenda Jackson’s return to …

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Life and language in the Amazon, adapted for the stage

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The book Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes, sub-titled “Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle” was published in 2009. It tells the story of missionary Daniel Everett’s experience living with the Amazonian tribe, the Pirahãs. But rather than Everett converting the tribespeople, they converted him. Actor and director Sebastian Armesto, founding member of Simple8, explains why the company was inspired to adapt …