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News & Blog - T The Plays the Thing Theatre Company 2021-01-28T11:50:51+00:00 The Plays the Thing Theatre Company tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021:/feed/ How we can all work together to make theatres safe tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2021-01-13:/newsandblog/2021/01/13/how-we-can-all-work-together-to-make-theatres-safe Knowing when theatres are going to open is the million-dollar question. Looking back with great positivity for the future tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-12-29:/newsandblog/2020/12/29/looking-back-with-great-positivity-for-the-future As we all know this year has been extremely difficult for all of us within the theatre and arts industry. So, in our last blog of the year, we wanted to focus on the positives that we have seen come out of theatre during 2020... The Pantomimes and Christmas shows will go online tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-12-21:/newsandblog/2020/12/21/the-pantomimes-and-christmas-shows-will-go-online We all heard the devastating news last week that many areas in England, including Buckinghamshire, have moved into Tier 3. With this news, many theatres must close again at a time that would usually be their busiest period. A cultural explosion is on its way! tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-12-11:/newsandblog/2020/12/11/a-cultural-explosion-is-on-its-way I have missed theatre dreadfully, both working on theatre projects and enjoying the wonderful live experience itself... Community podcast – Invisibility in Society tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-11-26:/newsandblog/2020/11/26/community-podcast-invisibility-in-society What does a dramaturge do? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-11-11:/newsandblog/2020/11/11/what-does-a-dramaturge-do Last year in September 2019 as part of “Taking the Stage - Women in the Performing Arts” at MK Gallery, we showcased a scratch piece called “Becoming The Invisible Woman” by Sarah Wanendeya. The long road to recovery – what happens after the Culture Recovery Fund? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-10-29:/newsandblog/2020/10/29/the-long-road-to-recovery-what-happens-after-the-culture-recovery-fund Over the last few weeks, it has been wonderful to see nearly 2000 arts venues all around the UK receiving the much-needed funding boost from the Government's Culture Recovery Fund. Invisible Visible – LGBTQ Creative Group tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-10-15:/newsandblog/2020/10/15/invisible-visible-lgbtq-creative-group Earlier this year, we mentioned that we were extremely lucky to receive emergency funding from Arts Council England (ACE)​ - for which we are incredibly grateful... Why are the arts not ‘viable’? tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-10-01:/newsandblog/2020/10/01/why-are-the-arts-not-viable Theatre is coming alive again thanks to our courageous industry tag:playsthethingtheatrecompany.co.uk,2020-09-21:/newsandblog/2020/09/21/theatre-is-coming-alive-again-thanks-to-our-courageous-industry It has been an incredibly exciting few weeks for indoor theatre. I feel like we are finally getting some traction, and we as an industry are starting to move forward...