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Archive Closures

With the summer fast approaching, many researchers will be preparing to get on with their own projects during the vacation period. There are, however, some closures of facilities of which you … Continue reading

2012 Poel Event

The date for the 2012 Poel Event has been announced as the 15th October. The Society for Theatre Research, in association with the National Theatre, will again be presenting the Poel … Continue reading

Theatre Notebook – Vol. 66

The first issue of Volume 66 came out in April. Herewith a list of its contents: Margaret Gibson’s Letters to her Mother 1931-40, by Richard Purver “Finest Printing on the Road”: … Continue reading

Powering Culture into a Sustainable Future

The first strategic guide for arts leaders on reimagining the energy demand and supply of cultural buildings. This month saw the launch of ‘Energising Culture,’ a guide to engage the UK’s … Continue reading

Lena Ashwell, by Margaret Leask

A new biography of Lena Ashwell, actress-manager (1869-1957) A collaboration between the University of Hertfordshire Press and the STR 978-1-907396-64-9, June 2012, 320pp, h/b £25/$50 For Ellen Terry, Lena Ashwell was … Continue reading

London Theatres & Playhouses

30 Jun 2012, 9am – 1.30pm As part of the London Festival of Architecture, Alan McKenzie, of Ian Simpson Architects, is offering architectural tours of the following theatres: Wyndham’s, Noel Coward, … Continue reading

Samuel Beckett’s OLD EARTH

As part of the Spitalfields Music Festival for four performances only 15th & 16th June 2012 Village Underground, a Victorian warehouse in Shoreditch, OLD EARTH features four monologues from Beckett’s FIZZLES … Continue reading

Synge Summer School 2012

28th June – 1st July 2012, Rathdrum, Wicklow A limited number of places are still available for the 2012 Synge Summer School for Irish Drama. This year’s School features lectures on … Continue reading

Sound and Performance

The 11th annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft (German Society for Theatre Studies), 4th – 7th October 2012, University of Bayreuth The department MUSIKTHEATER at the University of Bayreuth (Prof. … Continue reading

The 2012 AGM & Annual Address

The AGM took place as scheduled on 15th May 2012, at the Art Workers’ Guild, London, where some 50 members were present to conduct the business on the agenda, enjoy canapés … Continue reading

Delivering Sustainable Theatres

The challenge of achieving the triple bottom line 12th June 2012 Stratford Circus, London Conference Chair: Samira Ahmed Keynote Speakers: Griff Rhys Jones, Chairman, Civic Voice; Baroness Hanham CBE, Parliamentary Under … Continue reading

2012 Research Award Winners

The following awards were made at the Society’s AGM on Tuesday, 15th May 2012. The Anthony Denning Award of the Society for Theatre Research to DR SARAH McCLEAVE (right) for a … Continue reading