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THE GLOBE'S EMMA RICE 'IF ANYBODY BENDED GENDER SHAKESPEARE DID'

The Guardian Jan 2016

 

Mark Brown reports on how the new artistic director of Shakespeare's globe aims to get a much greater proportion of women on the stage. Personally we can't wait !

 

IS 2016 THE YEAR OF THE FEMALE PLAYWRIGHT?

The Guardian , Jan 2016

 

From new writing at the Royal Court to revivals at the NT, theatre schedules suggest that plays by women are finally getting better representation – but there’s still cause for concern. Mark Lawson explores.

 

 

 

 

20th February 2016, The Actors Centre

Pick of the Week

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We're thrilled to see a new Caryl Churchill open at the Royal Court.

ESCAPED ALONE runs until the 12th March

 

We'll also be getting down to see

KITE running at the SOHO Theatre until 6th Feb

 

Sphinx Supports

Women@RADA

 

A grassroots collective founded by Natasha Rickman, Rhiannon Oliver, and Melanie Jessop and run by RADA students and graduates. It’s a forum for discussion of the issues around gender equality in the field of performance and brings together RADA graduates and students, both performance and technical, with industry professionals, all of any age and gender, to explore ways to address gender disparity. It also aims to develop and support the creativity of women across the industry. Events include: play readings, skills workshops, and professional development opportunities.

 

The Women@RADA 100

 

The Women@RADA 100 is a long-term programme of a series of 100 playreadings promoting opportunities for women actors, directors, and writers in theatre. Readings include a mixture of classic and new writing, with many authors able to attend to introduce and discuss their work. The series also features some very exciting guests performing and directing too! Readings are free to attend and open to the public.

 

Sphinx Theatre Artistic Director Sue Parrish will be directing the next Women@RADA 100 Playreading of Her Naked Skin on 3rd February

 

 

 

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