Theatre News

Theatre directors earn just £10k per year average, says report

A report has lifted the lid on the average earnings of directors

Casting announced for Sarah Kane season in Sheffield
By Editorial Staff

The season comprises the acclaimed playwright's complete works

David Edgar to lead discussion of playwriting at Oxford University

Edgar will take up the post of visiting professor of drama studies

Gillian Elisa takes over from Ann Emery as Grandma in Billy Elliot

Emery originated the role and worked with all 39 Billys

Casting announced for Sell A Door's Jekyll and Hyde
By Editorial Staff

Jo Clifford's futuristic adaptation opens in Greenwich next month

Star Wars actor Khan Bonfils dies during play rehearsal
By Editorial Staff

The actor was due to be appearing in Dante's Inferno at the Rag Factory later this week

Casting announced for RSC's summer season at Swan Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer productions of The Jew of Malta and Love's Sacrifice

Claire Sweeney hosts Magic musicals show, tours Sex In Suburbia

The actress will follow in Elaine Paige's footsteps as she hosts an hour-long Sunday musical theatre radio show, and she'll also tour her comedy Sex In Suburbia

Jonathan Pryce and Michelle Terry lead Globe summer shows

Pryce will play Shylock and Terry will play Rosalind in The Merchant of Venice and As You Like It, both part of Dominic Dromgoole's final summer season

Casting: Sharon D Clarke in Romeo and Juliet and full cast for How to Hold Your Breath

Casting announced for productions at Rose Theatre Kingston and the Royal Court