Joan Littlewood 1950s theatre giant, now a protagonist in her own life story musical.
Mayoral elections are coming up in many parts of England. What can a Mayor do to help fund the Arts? Terry Grimley asks this on behalf of the new West Midlands Regional Authority. The article was commisioned by the think tank, Midlands Arts Progressive.
The think-tank Midlands Arts Progressive has compiled eight wuestions for the West Midlands Regional Authority Mayoral Candidates around arts funding in the region. Although West Midlands based they have implications to many areas. See what you think.
There have been excellent productions and outstanding performances. But I’d like to notice some of the theatres and Directors who maintain the energy of British theatre in difficult times. Sam Walters took Richmond’s Orange Tree theatre from a lunchtime pub operation in 1979 to a purpose-built auditorium with a year-round repertory of full-length evening shows, making him a hard act to follow. Harder when incoming Artistic Director Paul Miller was greeted last year by news the theatre’s Arts Council funding …
An innovative way to celebrate the Shakespeare 400 anniversary. Alexander Ray Edser looks at an exciting new project for April and May in the Midlands and touring.
FURIOUS FOLLY: Mark Anderson A 14-18 NOW Commission A very special type of event Alexander Ray Edser looks at a major commission commemorating the 14-18 War.
Timothy Ramsden 3 June 1949 – 7 June 2016 Rod Dungate remembers the work of Founder Co-Editor of ReviewsGate.com, who died 7 June and who was cremated today, 8 July.
Ibsen Museum, Oslo, Norway 3Star*** Ibsenmuseet Henrik Ibsen Gate 26 Open: 15/9 to 14/5 Mon to Wed & Fri to Sun 11-16. Thurs 11 – 18. 15/5 to 14/9 Mon to Sun 11 - 18. Tel 40 02 36 30 www.ibsenmuseet.no Price 100nk ( approx. £10) Reductions for children, seniors and students. Review: Ian Spiby, July 2016 A useful insight into the life of the founder of modern drama