OPERA



Branagh & Boyd knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours
Actor Kenneth Branagh and Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Michael Boyd have received knighthoods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Branagh, whose career began at the RSC and B
Matilda, Faust & Frayn triumph at South Bank Awards
By Editorial Staff
The winners have been announced of the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda the Musical scooping this year’s Theatre Award. M
Full List: 2012 Whatsonstage.com Award winners
By Editorial Staff
The UK’s leading theatre website today reveals the winners of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, the only major prize-giving event for the theatre industry voted for purely by the ticket-buying p
Exposure at The Linbury
ROH2 presents two complementary performance series of opera and dance entitled Exposure, which promise to throw new light on contemporary work, unveiling the hottest projects from young creat
Time Out acquires Whatsonstage.com, plans future brand growth
By Editorial Staff
It’s been announced today that Whatsonstage.com, the UK’s premier theatre website which you’re reading right now, has been acquired by Time Out Group, the leading source of informati
Full List: Whatsonstage.com Awards Nominees Announced
By Editorial Staff
The shortlist of nominations for the 12th annual Whatsonstage.com Awards are revealed today (Friday 2nd December) at a star-studded launch party at London’s Café de Paris. The Awards from
Grimeborn returns to the Arcola Theatre
Grimeborn, London’s Hippest Opera Festival, returns for its 5th year in Arcola Theatre’s impressive new space in Dalston, presenting an eclectic programme of new and engaging work from 1
ROH2 celebrates world music with Voices Across the World
The Royal Opera House’s annual world music festival entitled Voices Across the World takes place this weekend under the auspices of ROH2. Acclaimed choral, theatre, arts’ composer
Lee Hall Community Opera Beached Will Go Ahead
By Andrew Girvan
Lee Hall's community opera Beached will go ahead next week as planned, after an apparent u-turn by Opera North. The project appeared to be in jeopardy after a participating primary school wit
Damon Albarn's Doctor Marks ENO Olympic Fest
By Terri Paddock
Doctor Dee, the latest theatrical offering from Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn, will receive its London premiere next summer as part of the London 2012 Festival to mark the capitalR