News & Blog
Keep up to date with all our activities by reading our regular blogs written by actor and theatre practitioner Janine Haynes.
13 February 2020
I was really interested to read Lyn Gardner’s opinion piece last month in The Stage online titled: ‘Drama training must adapt to help shatter theatre’s class ceiling’.
She speaks about how working-class actors and aspiring actors have a difficult time breaking into the profession and the many obstacles they must overcome…
29 January 2020STEM, an acronym I’m sure you all know, stands for Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics...
19 January 2020For the eagle eyed of you watching the Golden Globes earlier this month, you will have seen winner of ‘Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series (Drama)’ - Olivia Colman - sporting an ERA 50:50 ring.
7 January 2020Every year there is quite a bit of controversy about the New Year’s Honours List and the whole honours system itself....
18 December 2019The team at The Play’s the Thing Theatre Company would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
11 December 2019I read a very interesting article recently written by Lyn Gardner - theatre critic and writer for The Stage..... Her piece entitled ‘Theatre glorifies the young when it really needs more late starters’, discusses how many theatres celebrate young people entering the industry and how they are perhaps missing a trick with not giving the more mature actor just coming into theatre the opportunities that they deserve.
11 December 2019Culture will mean a variety of things to all people. But one thing, according to Researchers at the University of Hull, that is essential is to identify what the definition of Culture is within different groups...
26 November 2019
Well, it’s certainly been an exciting and busy time!
“Taking The Stage” in partnership with MK Gallery was our biggest project to date. We had performances, talks, workshops, panels and seminars as well as a brand new play and six scratch performances. It took months to plan and organise.…
8 October 2019
We are a theatre company that enjoys producing thought provoking and exciting theatre. So, we are delighted and extremely proud to be able to bring another strong and intriguing drama to Milton Keynes.
In just over one week’s time our exceptional all woman cast will be performing the powerful…
3 October 2019
“Taking The Stage - Women in the Performing Arts” at MK Gallery was our biggest project to date.
It was a symposium and…