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Dance Chief Calls for Arts Council Scrapping
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Katharine Doré, director of leading dance company Adventures in Motion Pictures, called this week for the Arts Council to be scrapped and for a governmental rethink of arts funding. ...
Royal Opera Begins Life on the Road
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
The Royal Opera performs for the first time tonight since the closure of its Covent Garden home in July. The opening performance of the 1997/98 season is Handel's Giulio Cesare at the Barbican Centre....
Damn Yankees' Second West End Run
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Damn Yankees, the Faustian Broadway baseball musical starring Jerry Lewis, has cancelled its second West End engagement. Following a successful limited run at the Adelphi Theatre earlier this ...
ROH Calls Crisis Meeting as Redundancies Loom
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
The Royal Opera House has called an emergency board meeting today, according to The Guardian. Worsening financial turmoil has resulted in 230 casual staff not being paid for up to three ...
ROH to Reduce Ticket Prices Following Poor Returns
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
The Royal Opera House s financial position has grown more precarious since closure of its Covent Garden home for a £214m redevelopment this July. The opera and ballet companies, currently performing ...
RSC Accuses Opera of Damaging Arts
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Adrian Noble, artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company declared this week that the 'antics' of the Royal Opera House management are turning people against arts activities in ...
Albert Hall Executive Resigns
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Patrick Deuchar, chief executive of the Royal Albert Hall announced his resignation this week to 'pursue other interests'. Deuchar joined the hall in 1989 and, since then, has turned an ...
Arts Council Accused of Giving Too Many Grants
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Following the announcement that lottery funds for the arts may be slashed, the Arts Council has come under fire for being too generous with its grants. Luke FitzHerbert, editor of the ...
ENO Chief Resigns amid Rumours of Dismissal
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
Dennis Marks, general director of the English National Opera, the UK's second largest opera after the Royal Opera House, resigned suddenly yesterday. Although an ENO statement called Marks' ...
Report Released on Arts Council & ROH
By Editorial Staff · 13 Feb 1998 · West End
A summary of the long-awaited report on the relationship between the Arts Council and the Royal Opera House was released yesterday. The report largely exonerates the two bodies but ...

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