Archive for April 17th, 2012

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Opportunities for young theatre professionals

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012

Apply now: Actors/Producers/Directors

Through the Ideas Tap partnership with Old Vic New Voices, emerging theatre practitioners can claim a unique opportunity to get involved with the 2012 TS Eliot US/ UK Exchange.

In the third year of this transatlantic theatre project, five new plays by American playwrights will be showcased for the first time in London this summer. The Old Vic New Voices team are looking for UK-based actors, directors and producers to help make the project happen.

Producers/ Directors
Each of the winning plays requires a director and producer to help bring it to life. So if the script extracts take your fancy and you’d like to create some ambitious new work with Old Vic New Voices, apply by 5pm on Friday 20 April.

Actors
Performing in a play as part of the TS Eliot Exchange offers a great platform for actors to get seen by industry professionals and to develop creative contacts. Read about the character roles on offer and apply by 5pm on Thursday 26 April.

More at: www.ideastap.com

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Finborough to stage Trevor Griffiths’ All Good Men

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012

Trevor Griffiths

The Finborough is presenting the first UK production in nearly 40 years of Trevor Griffiths’ All Good Men, last seen at the Young Vic in a production by the National Theatre in 1975. The play is opening at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of eight Sunday and Monday evening performances on Sunday, 29 April 2012.

Originally a BBC Play for Today in 1974, All Good Men was Trevor Griffiths’ first television work, rewritten for the stage by Griffiths for the 1975 production at The Young Vic produced by the National Theatre.

Directed by Rania Jumaily. Designed by James Turner. Lighting by Gareth Wide. Sound Design by Lydia Samuels. Presented by The Last Refuge Theatre Company in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre.

Cast: Ben Deery. Sophie Steer. David Weston. Ben Whybrow.

All Good Men is presented alongside a short play by Trevor Griffiths, Thermidor, which was first performed by 7:84 Theatre Company at the 1971 Edinburgh Festival.