Members of the public will have the chance to buy many unique pieces of theatrical history as The REP hosts a special one-off costume sale on Saturday 7 April, In a new series of videos and blogs, follow the making of Woyzeck - a brand new large-scale production that features over participants from the local community.
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Read about the rehearsal process Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's gripping play, Elephant, ended its run here on Saturday but that's not the end for her honest and truthful story. For the next month Elephant will play 13 venues ranging The avalanche of disclosures about sexual abuse over the past few years means institutions like the BBC, Hollywood and the Church have come under fire for a culture of enabling and collusion, for As The Winslow Boy opens this week, we caught up with Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett, aka the Winslow parents who fight to clear the name of their son Ronnie, a naval cadet accused of stealing Further to our statement last night we can confirm that we are investigating the cause of the technical fault with the combined heat and power plant located beneath the theatre.
We thank our staff for Current building works in Centenary Square are considerable and not particularly attractive on the eye. From the 5th February you'll see major work happening directly in front of our Here's her view Over the next year we're providing six artists with a home to help develop their ideas into new pieces of Businesses across Birmingham have shown they are top dog when it comes to supporting great causes this Christmas.
Over local companies have pledged their support following an appeal from Birmingham Repertory Theatre's The Snowman comes to life every winter. And now it's currently The two registered charities will be raising funds during the run of The Hundred and One Dalmatians which Businesses, donors and some well-known faces have Today is LoveTheatreDay — a day where theatre is celebrated around the world. It's open to everyone, whether they're working behind the scenes to bring stories to life or audience Birmingham Repertory Theatre is looking for local artists, designers and illustrators to come up with an original poster design inspired by The Hundred And One Dalmatians Neil Bartlett, translator and director, tells us more about the production We caught up with her to discuss her new work, growing up in the Midlands and how Next up is champion Reaya Sealey, telling us all about what she's been up Each year we commission and produce a new play, supported by the Sir Barry Jackson Trust, to tour to community First up is Nia Lane, telling us all about what she's been up to Birmingham Repertory Theatre is looking for one hundred and one West Midlands businesses to give the gift of theatre this Christmas to local disadvantaged children and families As part of our ongoing commitment to making theatre accessible to everyone, we're delighted to announce that we have expanded our Captioning and Audio Described service to include every A festival in Birmingham is aiming to raise awareness and get people thinking and talking about mental health through the arts.
We're delighted to announce the casting for our Christmas production, The Hundred and One Dalmatians which opens on 30 November A couple of weeks ago theatre blogger, Victoria Sadler, made waves on social media with her piece: in Review: The Lot for Female Playwrights Worsens. Having considered the programmes of six For 30 years The REP has commissioned and produced a new play with the specific purposes of touring it to local community settings.
Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity. Birmingham went dotty for Dalmatians this week as dozens of spotty dogs and their owners gathered in the city's Victoria Square to launch The REP's festive production of The Hundred and One Due to popular demand and two sell-out performances, an extra performance for the brand new play Freeman has gone on sale today. Birmingham Repertory Theatre's acclaimed artist development scheme is looking for emerging theatre practitioners from across the Midlands Having created over 10, costumes for more than shows, Birmingham Repertory Theatre's top seamstress sews up 50 years of service this week Birmingham Repertory Theatre's Up My Street youth theatre project for young African Caribbean men has been highlighted for its inspiring and essential work in a Centre for Mental Health report.
The evening was a celebration of the city's leading producing Ahead of our next Furnace production opening next week, we caught up with writer Susie Sillett, who talks to us about When The Bell Rings, and the unique experience of working with children in Alum With the summer holidays on the horizon we're gearing up for our Summer School programme aimed at young people from ages 7 and up At a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 1st July, guests will have the rare opportunity to bid for an oil portrait of David Suchet — well known actor and REP Patron.
The charity auction is The REP will be telling the story of the contemporary memorial We're here because we're here, with an exhibition presented by Now, until 20 July As part of VolunteersWeek, we caught up with one of our Marketing Volunteers, James Christmas, who chats to us about volunteering at The REP and why it is a great way to gain essential experience. We've just announced our Autumn and Winter season. To celebrate the opening of The Who's epic musical, Tommy, we've installed our very own classic pinball machine in the foyer giving audiences the chance to show off their own pinball wizardry One man's determination to revive the reputation of a Birmingham gay sporting icon and Olympic gold medallist has paid off with the news that the forgotten hero is to be honoured by a prestigious The first year of The REP's pioneering Furnace programme comes to fruition over the coming months with five new pieces of theatre created by emerging artists from the West Midlands It's just one week until MonologueSlam returns to The REP and we've been busy catching up with the returning champions.
At the heart of Birmingham Repertory Theatre's charitable purpose is an ambition to actively create theatre with, for and by the people of Birmingham, enabling the city's residents to see Manfrotto, a leading provider of photographic and video products has partnered with BID's Deaf Employment Service, to deliver an educational photography course to five unemployed young deaf people As part of that we are committed to diversifying the range of performers in our productions, as we strive It's just over three weeks to go until MonologueSlam returns to The REP and we've been busy catching up with the returning champions.
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