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Situations Vacant

Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary It is with regret that the Society has heard from John Grice that he will not stand for re-election as Hon. Treasurer and Membership Secretary at … Continue reading


Poel Event 2014 – Free Workshops

Free Workshops for Equity Actors at the NATIONAL THEATRE and the ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH and DRAMA The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce that the next Poel … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Bristol Study Day

This study day, held on 7 November, was a great success with members from the Southwest, London, Warwick, and Kent. The day began with a tour of the Bristol Theatre Collection. … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize 2013 – Judges Announced

We are pleased to announce the judges for this year’s STR Theatre Book Prize. The theatre profession will be represented by director Charlotte Westenra (pictured) Drama critics will be represented by … Continue reading


Talks About Shakespeare’s Time

WHEN TORCHLIGHT MADE AN ARTIFICIAL – MOON RICH CITY, POOR CITY – WHY WAS THE GLOBE ROUND? – THE PEOPLE’S PUBLIC HERO – STUCK UP AND DOWN ABOUT THE CITY Just … Continue reading


STR Lecture Series 2013/14

A preliminary programme for the STR’s 2013/14 Winter Lecture Series has been published, including details of speakers and topics. This series of evening lectures, given by invited speakers, is held monthly … Continue reading


Unfinished Histories

This project records British Alternative Theatre, 1968-88 through interviews and the collecting of archive material. The interviews document the alternative theatre experiences of our Interviewees in the context of their background, … Continue reading


Musical Theatre Memorabilia – Stephen Sondheim

A treasure trove of musical theatre memorabilia from the work of one the most famous composers of recent times is to feature at Kingston University. Capturing highlights of the career of … Continue reading


World Stage Design

5-15th September 2013, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama A festival of international performance design from the world of theatre, opera and dance. This ten-day event will explore all aspects … Continue reading


Yiddish Theatre in London

Online Exhibition From the late 19th century, Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe brought a rich and expressive form of theatre to the East End of London. Plays were performed in Yiddish, … 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