Entries by Theatre M

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Guest blog, Jamie Eastlake: “Someone somewhere can help. Theatre N16 will survive. It has to.”

178  PRODUCTIONS 132 Theatre Companies on risk free deals 1500 Artists 140 Directors 110 New Writers 17 Technicians 200 first credits for actors cvs 25 Actors on Equity contracts for in house productions 28,000 People through the doors and rising 11 BSL performances 3 cheap Rehearsal spaces 42 Number of productions transferred Theatre N16 has […]

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In Memory of Leaves, Natasha Langridge: “Add to the wave; we are at a point where it is sink or swim.”

100 days on and the scorched tower remains exposed and bare. The tragedy at Grenfell Tower, in which at least 80 people died, highlights the long neglect of social housing. It’s part of a bigger problem. A problem that playwright, performer & activist Natasha Langridge is keen to shine a light on. I had a chat […]

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Simon Stephens interview: “There is something about bringing Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle to London which means a lot to me. A lot of my plays are carved out of a love for this city.”

Multi-award-winning playwright Simon Stephens is a pale giant, dressed today in dark blue jeans, a maroon shirt and a charcoal grey jacket. He listens and laughs a lot. We’re sitting upstairs in a quiet corner of Black’s, a members’ club in London. The setting is intimate and our talk about his new play, Heisenberg: The […]

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Lyn Gardner announced as TheatreCraft 2017 Ambassador

One of the most important theatre critics of the last century has been announced as Theatre Craft’s 2017 Ambassador: Lyn Gardner. What a woman. TheatreCraft, London’s largest free careers event for people seeking careers off-stage in theatre, has announced renowned theatre journalist and critic, Lyn Gardner, as the TheatreCraft 2017 Ambassador. Gardner will open the […]

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Letters To Morrissey, produced by Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre Company, coming to HOME Manchester 12-16 September 2017

Award-winning actor and playwright Gary McNair makes his second appearance at HOME on Tue 12 – Sat 16 September 2017 with touching new show Letters To Morrissey, produced by Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre Company. Directed by Gareth Nicholls, the theatre’s associate director, Letters To Morrissey follows up McNair’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe First hit A Gambler’s Guide […]

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THREE TALES OF LIFE AND DEATH-US comedy stars in three one-act plays at Assembly

In the world premiere of Pulitzer/Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas’s (Prelude to a Kiss, An American in Paris, Amelie) zany and touching new play, THREE TALES OF LIFE AND DEATH, three stories collide in a world of voyeuristic theatre critics, bartenders with too much spirit and mysterious strangers looking for love in the afternoon. In Phase 1, Love and […]