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News & Blog - T The Plays the Thing Theatre Company 2018-03-18T05:53:37+00:00 The Plays the Thing Theatre Company tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018:/feed/ Funny Faces by Steve Dimmer tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018-03-18:/newsandblog/2018/03/18/funny-faces-by-steve-dimmer Are the classics still relevant? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018-03-05:/newsandblog/2018/03/05/are-the-classics-still-relevant Last night I went to see Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler” at Milton Keynes Theatre - a new version by Patrick Marber directed by Ivo van Hove for the National Theatre. How to build a project - How funding is achieved tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018-01-30:/newsandblog/2018/01/30/how-to-build-a-project-how-funding-is-achieved We are in between projects at the moment. We have lots of ideas bubbling away and we are keen to get started, but it all depends on funding! The importance of creativity! tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018-01-22:/newsandblog/2018/01/22/the-importance-of-creativity It is well known that doing creative things whatever it may be makes people happy. The Role of the Director tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2018-01-10:/newsandblog/2018/01/10/the-role-of-the-director There’s been much in the news in the past few months about The Globe Theatre... What A Year! tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2017-12-27:/newsandblog/2017/12/27/what-a-year Well, as 2017 draws to a close we take a look at what we did in the last year. It’s been a great year for both The Play’s The Thing, (our professional company) and Pepper’s Ghost (our sister community inclusive company). Diversity tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2017-12-19:/newsandblog/2017/12/19/diversity ​There’s much talk about diversity these days. Funding bodies like the Arts Council want to see it as they want to see inclusivity..... Arts for Health tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2017-12-15:/newsandblog/2017/12/15/arts-for-health An All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Well Being published an Inquiry Report in July 2017 entitled​ “Creative Health: The Arts For Health and Well Being” What is theatre? What do we want from it? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2017-12-05:/newsandblog/2017/12/05/what-is-theatre-what-do-we-want-from-it There are many forms of theatre in many different cultures. Should it be more physical than cerebral? Do we need to get away from text and wordiness? Post show blues and more tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2017-12-04:/newsandblog/2017/12/04/post-show-blues-and-more Many people say they get the post show blues when a production has ended.