Interview: York Theatre Royal’s Tom Bird on Working in the Industry, Theatre for All & Making the Tough Decisions

After a twelve year stint on the London theatre scene, Tom Bird has recently taken the leap from Executive Producer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to Executive Director at York Theatre Royal. At the helm of a regional producing and receiving theatre during a global pandemic, Bird remains confident that the arts can weather the current... Continue Reading →

BLACK WOMEN DATING WHITE MEN: Talking Love & Relationships in a Complicated World

In BLACK WOMEN DATING WHITE MEN, Somebody Jones offers insights into the world of love, dating and marriage through the eyes of five Black women interviewed about their experiences of being in long term relationships with white men. Beginning with a specific recent experience and then developing tangential discussion from there, the piece is engaging... Continue Reading →

Primrose Path: A Love More Pain than Gain

Warning: references to mature content, domestic violence and abuse. Damon and Chriss are in love. It’s a warped, macabre, dangerous kind of love, but it’s love to them. ‘Are we good for each other Damon?’ She asks. ‘It doesn’t matter, we’re right for each other’ comes the blinkered reply. Primrose Path doesn’t so much entertain... Continue Reading →

Interview: Stephen Foster & Chuck Pelletier Talk The Green Room

The Green Room is a musical comedy about four friends navigating the turbulent waters of theatre college. With book by Stephen Foster and Rod Damer and music and lyrics by Chuck Pelletier, the show has seen considerable success and enjoyed productions in the US (including Off-Broadway), Canada and Ireland. With Coronavirus closing theatres for the... Continue Reading →

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