Wickham Lecture 2015: “Observing the creative process: directors and actors in rehearsal”

5.30pm, Wednesday 13th May The Wickham Theatre, Vandyck Building, Cantocks Close, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UP | map Free admission ‘Observing the creative process: directors and actors in rehearsal’ Presented by … Continue reading

Theatre Book Prize: Short List

The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce the short list for the Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2014. It is: The Oxford Handbook of Georgian Theatre edited … Continue reading

Theatre Book Prize Entries 2014

Books published in 2014 entered for the STR Theatre Book Prize Alphabetically arranged by author, this list of all eligible books entered for the prize provides links to the publisher’s* catalogue … Continue reading

Edward Gordon Craig Lecture 2015: Framing the Unknown

Monday, 18 May 2015 from 7-9.30pm Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Eton Avenue, London NW3 3HY | map This year’s Gordon Craig Lecture, in association with the Royal Central … Continue reading

Obituary: Terence Rees

It is with great personal sadness that I sit down to pen these lines about my dear old friend Terence Rees who passed away on 15th September 2014 at the age … Continue reading

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

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar – Call for Papers

Jan Kott Our Contemporary: Contexts, Legacies, New Perspectives An international one-day conference Thursday 19 February 2015, Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames. On the hundredth anniversary of his birth, and half a century to … Continue reading

STR Lecture – Annual Address: Cleopatra’s Sisters

Tuesday 19 May at 8.15pm (following the AGM), at the Art Workers Guild, Bloomsbury, London | map Presented by Dame Janet Suzman The Annual Address will deal with the ever-veiled participation … Continue reading

STR Lecture – Beckett Goes Nude: Breath, Oh! Calcutta! & the Sexual Revolution

Thursday 16 April 2015 at 7.30pm, Swedenborg Hall, Holborn, London | map Presented by Dr Graham Saunders Most theatre audiences first introduction to Samuel Beckett’s drama in the early 1970s come … Continue reading

STR Lecture – The Gladiator, the Indian, the Dutchman and Shakespeare:  Three American Actors in Nineteenth-Century England

Wednesday 11 March 2015 at 7.30pm, Swedenborg Hall, Holborn, London | map THIS EVENT HAS NOW TAKEN PLACE Presented by Dr Arthur Bloom The New York Mirror of December 4, 1880 … Continue reading

STR Lecture – Eventful Evidence

Wednesday 11 February 2015 at 7.30pm, Swedenborg Hall, Holborn, London | map Presented by Professor Heike Roms Reconstructing and re-enacting, exhibiting and curating, mapping and walking – increasingly theatre and performance … Continue reading

STR Lecture – Ellen Terry: Highlights from the Wardrobe of the ‘Lady of the Lyceum’

Thursday 15 January 2015 at 7.30pm, Swedenborg Hall, Holborn, London | map THIS EVENT HAS NOW TAKEN PLACE. Presented by Veronica Isaac This talk will explore the ways in which the … Continue reading