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NEWS: Elliott & Harper’s Company and Shakespeare’s Globe’s Emilia win at third annual Tonic Awards

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Elliott & Harper Productions’ Company and Shakespeare’s Globe’s production of Emilia are among the recipients of the third annual Tonic Awards which have been announced at a ceremony held at The May Fair Hotel, hosted by Tracy Ann Oberman.

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Tanya Moodie: Female playwrights ‘light candles in gale winds’

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The speeches at this year’s Susan Smith Blackburn Prize ceremony were inspiring – in particular, the speech made by actor and judge Tanya Moodie, whose many credits (coincidentally) include Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage at Theatre Royal Bath and the Park Theatre, and Joanne, the monologue written by numerous female playwrights, at Soho Theatre, for which she’s just been nominated for Best Solo Performance in My Theatre Mates’ #AlsoRecognised Awards.

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NEWS: Sweat by Lynn Nottage wins £25k Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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 The 2016 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Lynn Nottage (pictured above) for her play Sweat, a searing drama about the ravages of America’s industrial decline. The announcement was made at the National Theatre in London on Monday 22 February, as the transatlantic theatre community gathered to honour Ms. Nottage and nine finalists for the annually awarded prize …