Category Archives: Past Events


Set to take place in Sheffield in May 2014, the festival brings together seven film screenings, an academic conference, an exhibition, a series of talks and several live performances. The focus … Continue reading

Wandering Minstrels: The History of Travelling Opera in Britain

David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London. Saturday, 26th October 2013. 10.30am to 6 pm (registration from 10am). Tickets: £15 (RAM students and staff free) The purpose of this … Continue reading

2012 Theatre Book Prize Ceremony (May 2013)

THEATRE BOOK PRIZE for 2012 Announcement of the winner 2 May 2013 The London Palladium was the venue for this year’s presentation of the year’s crop of theatre books and the … Continue reading

Shakespearean London Theatres

April 23 – Aug 25, V&A, London A season of expert lectures on the rich theatrical culture of Shakespearean playhouses that spread across Tudor and Stuart London from 1567– 1642. Discover … Continue reading

The STR Edward Gordon Craig Lecture 2013

The STR, in association with the Central School of Speech & Drama: This year’s lecture, How Edward Gordon Craig can change your life, will be given by Antony McDonald at Central … Continue reading

Theatre Tours

REALLY USEFUL MARK Two of London’s most famous and important theatres, the Palladium and Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, regularly run backstage tours aiming to give visitors a sense of the performance … Continue reading

Poel Event 2012

The Poel Event was held on the 15th November at the National Theatre in London. We started with a movement workshop presented by Nicol Ribet, and a voice workshop with Barbara … Continue reading

Roy Waters Theatre Collection – Launch Event

Tuesday 16th October 2012, from 6pm Windsor Building Auditorium Royal Holloway Egham, TW20 0EX Royal Holloway, University of London invites you to the launch of the Roy Waters Theatre Collection. Drinks … Continue reading

Theatre Book Prize

The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce that the judges for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2012 have now been appointed: Representing the theatrical profession: Penelope … Continue reading

Song of Songs

With STR president, Timothy West, & Prunella Scales, 8pm, Sunday 1st July 2012, St Peter’s Church, Barford A dramatic reading, interspersed with music. Tickets £15 (includes a glass of wine) Available … Continue reading

The Triumph of Pleasure

Vauxhall Gardens 1729-1786 Now showing until 9th September Foundling Museum, Brunswick Square, London WC1 This exhibition contains over ninety exhibits drawn from major public and private collections, including paintings by Canaletto, … 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