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News & Blog - T The Plays the Thing Theatre Company 2021-06-24T15:30:48+00:00 The Plays the Thing Theatre Company tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021:/feed/ Theatres committing to going green tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-06-16:/newsandblog/2021/06/16/theatres-committing-to-going-green ​Climate change and sustainability is at the forefront of most of our minds... Supporting mums in theatre tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-05-29:/newsandblog/2021/05/29/supporting-mums-in-theatre ​I read an interesting article recently by a friend, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, in The Guardian... Cuts to arts subjects will affect the next generation of artists tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-05-19:/newsandblog/2021/05/19/cuts-to-arts-subjects-will-affect-the-next-generation-of-artists This week has been bittersweet. We have been high on celebrations of theatres reopening and with signs that our industry is finally getting back up off its knees... Freelancers get a voice with new initiative tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-05-05:/newsandblog/2021/05/05/freelancers-get-a-voice-with-new-initiative The last year has had a devastating and detrimental impact on not only the theatre industry, but also on creative freelancers... What are your views on the Vaccine Passport to get back to live events and theatre? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-04-23:/newsandblog/2021/04/23/what-are-your-views-on-the-vaccine-passport-to-get-back-to-live-events-and-theatre A range of live events opened over the weekend as part of the ‘Events Research Programme’ to see how future events and performances could reopen and run safely. Should we do away with theatre intervals? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-04-07:/newsandblog/2021/04/07/should-we-do-away-with-theatre-intervals Are theatre tickets overpriced following lockdown? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-03-24:/newsandblog/2021/03/24/are-theatre-tickets-overpriced-following-lockdown I’m sure many of us are counting down the days to when theatres can reopen on 17th May... Choose to Challenge female body-shaming in theatre tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-03-10:/newsandblog/2021/03/10/choose-to-challenge-female-body-shaming-in-theatre It was International Women’s Day (IWD) earlier this week and we joined in by celebrating the amazing women we have worked with over the years to create some incredible projects and productions. Response to the Government’s Roadmap tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-02-25:/newsandblog/2021/02/25/response-to-the-governments-roadmap We are cautiously encouraged to see the government’s most recent four step roadmap out of the latest lockdown, but of course these plans all depend on the easing of restrictions in the Spring... Gender inequality in UK theatre is ‘shocking’ says report tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-02-12:/newsandblog/2021/02/12/gender-inequality-in-uk-theatre-is-shocking-says-report We don’t need a report to tell us that gender equality is ‘shocking’ within the UK theatre industry...