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Playhouses of Shakespeare’s London

Friday 11th May 8pm Vestry Hall, Richmond Juliet Bowsher from the Museum of London will be talking about “Playhouses of Shakespeare’s London”. For more information about the Richmond Archaeological Society, please … Continue reading

Punch & Judy in Scotland

by Martin MacGilp My research project on the history of puppets and ventriloquism in Scotland was commenced some 15 years ago. In 2002 I received a research award from the Society … Continue reading

Conference Grants

The Standing Conference of University Drama Departments offer £2000 worth of awards in each academic year to postgraduate students in SCUDD departments/units to facilitate giving papers or equivalent presentations at conferences … Continue reading

UPSTAGE: Call for Papers

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, has issued a call for papers for its Summer 2012 issue. Topics may include, but … Continue reading

SIBMAS Conference 2012

25-26th October, 2012 Victoria & Albert Museum, London Best Practice! Innovative Techniques for Performing Arts Collections, Libraries and Museums Performing arts collections exist within a fast-changing environment. Shifts in the world … Continue reading

ABTT Theatre Show 2012

13th-14th June The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1. The Association of British Theatre Technicians is moving it’s 2012 Theatre Show to the ‘Old Truman Brewery’ in the heart of … Continue reading

Conference: Normansfield – Past, Present and Future

Normansfield – Past, Present and Future, Saturday 5th May, Teddington, London | map A conference exploring the history of Normansfield and its collections through historical research, archiving and personal experience. Speakers … Continue reading

Wickham Lecture 2012

The STR, in association with Bristol University Drama Dept: 10 May 2012, 5.30 pm Wickham Theatre, University of Bristol, Cantock’s Close | map One of Britain’s most successful dramatists, (Destiny, Maydays, … Continue reading

The STR Edward Gordon Craig Lecture

The STR, in association with the Central School of Speech & Drama: PERIOD. QUESTION MARK? By Tobias Hoheisel 9th May 2012, 7.30pm, Central School of Speech & Drama | map Tobias … Continue reading

Exploring Black British Plays

With members of the Moon on a Rainbow Shawl Company and director Michael Buffong, alongside speakers including: Deirdre Osborne and Suzanne Scafe, Goldsmiths College; Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London; … Continue reading

Conference: Music on Stage

Music on Stage: The fourth biennial international, interdisciplinary conference 20th-21st October 2012 Rose Bruford College, Sidcup, Kent Keynote speaker: Errollyn Wallen Described as the ‘renaissance woman of contemporary British music’ composes … Continue reading

Zoë Wannmaker to Present Theatre Book Prize

This week Covent Garden, next week Drury Lane. When the hubbub from the Oliviers has died down, next up in the theatre awards calendar is the Theatre Book Prize, presented annually … Continue reading