CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
How do writers turn ideas into words? How do directors turn words into plays? Can it be done against the clock? Writer Louise Page and director Caroline Sharman embark on a big adventure to find out. Over two weeks Page will become a 'writer-in-evidence', working alongside people with physical and learning disabilities at special schools and day centres across Leicester. After collecting their tales of journey and adventure - lived or dreamed - she has a week to turn the words and ideas into a play which, under Sherman's direction, will be performed live on stage by professional actors at Phoenix Arts.