Category Archives: News

Obituary: Katharine Worth

Katharine Worth, who died on 28 January 2015, was a key member of the editorial team of Theatre Notebook from 1987 to 1997, ten years during which editors and contributors alike … Continue reading


A New Poetics of Chekhov’s Plays: presence through absence

Book-launch: Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA, on Tuesday, October 14, at 7pm. Following the paperback release last month of Professor Harai Golomb’s anyone interested in the study, teaching, … Continue reading


Book Prize Judges Announced!

The Society for Theatre Research has announced the judges for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014. They are: Christopher Morahan CBE Theatre, film and television director with an … Continue reading


New Address

From 30th September 2014, the postal address for MEMBERSHIP matters and the TREASURER has changed to: PO Box 5000 Eckington SHEFFIELD S20 9EW United Kingdom The address for the STR secretaries … Continue reading


Tribute: Donald Sinden

At the beginning of the committee meeting on 18 September chairman Michael Gaunt invited Richard Foulkes to say a few words about Donald Sinden who had died the previous week. Richard … Continue reading


Call for Papers: Theatre in the Regency Era: Plays, Performance, Practice 1795-1843

Call for Papers: Theatre in the Regency Era: Plays, Performance, Practice 1795-1843 Downing College, University of Cambridge July 29-31, 2016 Convenors: Michael Burden, Michael Gaunt, Marcus Risdell, Vanessa L. Rogers, Barry … Continue reading


Research Awards 2014

The following awards, totaling £4327 (including £300 from the Gordon Craig Fund) were announced at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in May 2014: NAMED RESEARCH AWARDS The Anthony Denning Award of … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize – Full Report & Audio

THEATRE BOOK PRIZE for books published in 2013 The presentation of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2013 took place in the Val Parnell Suite of the London … Continue reading


Researching Theatre in the Round

The extraordinary story of a small town on the Yorkshire coast making an indelible mark on theatre across the country and round the world. 2nd-3rd July 2014 Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, … Continue reading


2014 Craig Lecture

4th June 2014, 7-9pm. Central School of Speech & Drama | map This year’s Gordon Craig Lecture, in association with the Central School of Speech & Drama, will be given by … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Network – Inaugural Symposium

Tuesday 20th May 2014, 10am-5pm Theatres Trust, 22 Charing Cross Road, London Members are warmly invited to join us to support the inaugural symposium of the Society for Theatre Research’s (STR) … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize – Short list

STR Theatre Book Prize 2013 – Short list Announed The Society for Theatre Research and the judges are pleased to announce the following short list for the Theatre Book Prize for … Continue reading