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BLOG: Teatro Vivo want your stories


Its a busy time for Teatro Vivo. While Mother Courage may have finished its run the company are busy preparing for The Hunters Grimm and also its sister piece Grimm's Collecting Agency. Here, in our latest blog looking behind the scenes, Trina - one of the Characters from Grimm's Collecting Agency tells us about her show...   My name is ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 29th September 2014

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Northampton

Ambition is the theme that runs through the heart of this week's picks of theatre from up and down the UK & Ireland. From revivals of well known classics, to regional and UK premieres. Just what makes you have the drive and passion to push you forward? What desires do you secretly harbor and what would it take for them ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas – The Cost of Training


So a few weeks ago David Morrisey was the latest in a long line of actors bemoaning the fact that the arts was becoming the preserve of the elite…the rich middle and upper classes that could afford to be trained. My FB feed was full of people posting the article, all adding their own annoyance at the subject. To join ...

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Blog: Teatro Vivo and the chance to try something new aged 92!


As we continue to take a peek behind the scenes with Teatro Vivo, we take a look at the community chorus – an important element of the show. Here Doris Dawsett-Muench talks about the chance to try something new aged 92! When we were asked by Wendy who was inspired to form The Woolwich Singers 2 years ago if we ...

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BLOG: Epsilon Summer Season – Thoughts from the Production Stage Manager

Epsilon Productions - fit up

Epsilon Production’s are now in their final week of their Summer Season at The Park theatre in Finsbury Park, we have followed them through the process of putting on their two productions Chicken Shop and Crystal Springs. In this penultimate blog for the site Christopher Silvester the company’s Production Stage Manager shares his experience. When I was asked to do ...

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WHAT’S HOT – Week beginning Monday 22nd September 2014

United we Stand

An eclectic mix of shows have been chosen for you this week by our regional editors – a mix of new plays, revivals and dance cover topics from World War I, Witchcraft and the Builders Strike. As always we would love to know if you have seen any of our picks, or you if you want to recommend anything yourself. ...

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Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival Award Winners


With 84 shows taking place over the 16 day run, the Tiger Dublin Fringe festival has been a creative melting pot for both new and seasoned artists and companies. The Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards for 2014 have been announced and with a number of exciting new categories it made for a very exciting night. The atmosphere was one of triumph ...

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BLOG: Teatro Vivo’s Kas Darley dealing with the unexpected


Teatro Vivo’s Mother Courage has moved from the rehearsal room into public performance. In our continuing series looking behind the scenes of their work, Artistic Associate Kas Darley talks about performing in the show and how to deal with the unexpected! The first two scenes of our play had unfolded as normal. With our audience, we began the long promenade down ...

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