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Lucian Msamati on Amadeus: 'Colour-blind casting? I want you to see my colour'

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The star of the National Theatre's revival, streaming this month, talks about genius, unlocking characters and how Peter Shaffer's play became an ‘orgy of artistic love' The...
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Donmar Warehouse to reopen with José Saramago installation Blindness

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The London theatre will present a socially distanced adaption of the Portuguese author's novel, voiced by Juliet Stevenson The Donmar Warehouse in London is to reopen this...
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What's the future of theatre? A Scottish seaside town may have all the answers

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Transparent wraparound screens, touring deckchair pop-ups, rooftop suction devices... our writer talks to the designers rethinking theatre for the Covid age - and finds Dunoon...
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'I haven't had a drink since I started': how theatre got me off the streets

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of many UK arts venues facing crisis. Clive, who sells the Big Issue outside the theatre, explains how it changed his life After 23 years on the...
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Is the word 'Macbeth' really cursed?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

This week, we investigate how Shakespeare's 17th-century tragedy became emblematic of theatre's ultimate superstition Thespians are a seriously superstitious bunch. Most know...
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Pantomime is under threat. This key part of British culture must be saved | Amber Massie-Blomfield

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

While it might not be as highbrow as opera or ballet, it's inclusive. In many ways panto is theatre at its best What was your first experience of theatre? Chances are it...
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The Chicks: Gaslighter; Margo Price: That's How Rumors Get Started - review

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Country music outsiders the Chicks and Margo Price expand the genre's boundaries while staying true to its spirit on two rich albums Country music - a genre steeped in stories...
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Pass the green screen, granny! The comics pushing homemade videos to new heights

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Comedians' old YouTube skits are enjoying a revival in lockdown. And now standups are returning to online video - to push its possibilities even further At a house party in the...
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Gilbert and George quit Royal Academy over dashed hopes for major exhibition

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

The artists stood down as academicians after the gallery said it would not be hosting the show they had planned Artists Gilbert and George , unpredictable celebrities of the...
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Theatres saved from bulldozer by new rules in lockdown

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Communities secretary announces new planning rules forcing councils to take impact of Covid-19 into account Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Empty...
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