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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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NEWS: Colchesters Man To Man gets London run

man to man

Colchester Mercury’s critically acclaimed production of Man To Man is to transfer to London’s Park Theatre this November. The rarely performed piece was staged at the Essex venue in October 2013, with the London transfer reuniting director Tilly Branson with Tricia Kelly, who recreates the role of Ella. Kelly’s performance in the one-woman play was universally praised with our review ...

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BLOG: Epsilon Summer Season – Chicken Shop Set and Costume

Chicken Shop

Over the past few months we have been following Epsilon Productions as they bring their most ambitious season of work yet to The Park Theatre. Their final production Chicken Shop is up and running at the Finsbury Park venue and in our latest blog with the company we get an insight into the design process from Set and Costume designer ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning 15th September 2014

Hamlet - Royal Exchange Theatre

History and choice seem to be the running themes through this weeks What's Hot choices. With plenty of theatre happening up and down the country we would love to know what you thought if you go and see any of these productions. Likewise if you think we have missed something off the list then again let us know in the ...

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BLOG: Annemarie Lewis Thomas: Bucking the Trend!

MTA STudents

It’ll be a quick reflective blog this time, as we approach the end of our academic year. It’s always a bit strange in September, as I keep reading statuses and tweets of my friends and colleagues starting their new years at various colleges, but because of the unusual structure of our course we’re just coming up to the end of ...

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BLOG: Teatro Vivo on working in unusual spaces


Continuing our look behind Teatro Vivo's autumn season, Artistic Associate Mark Stevenson talks about the challenges, and rewards, of working in non traditional theatre spaces.   Mother Courage opened on Friday on the Woolwich Arsenal site, and on the day of the first performance I was reminded why we create our shows in such public locations. A man came up to me and ...

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COMPETITION: Win tickets to You’re Always With Me

You're Always With Me

The Lost Theatre is staging Aloff Theatre's European Première of  Azerbaijani and Soviet writer Ilyas Afandiyev’s  You’re Always With Me, in a new translation by Sanan Ailev at  The Lost Theatre. This is the first English language production of the play and you could win tickets to the show with The Public Reviews. A bitter-sweet romance, a pair, both lonely in ...

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New Playwright-in-Residence at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast.


Executive Producer: Jimmy Fay The Lyric Theatre has just announced that its new playwright-in-residence will be renowned Belfast playwright Owen McCafferty. The reception celebrating McCafferty’s new residency was in many ways a celebration of his work thus far, with actors from the Lyric’s forthcoming production of Stewart Parker’s Pentecost giving short readings from a selection of McCafferty’s plays. Patrick O’Kane, ...

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