A new project, Open Inheritance Art, is asking members of the public to track down and photograph 36,000 works – some of which are located in private homes – which should be publicly accessible under the Conditional Exemption Tax Incentive scheme.
The New Musical Development Collective, which aims to support British musicals and musical theatre artists by forming annual partnerships with theatre organisations, will open with a 12-month residence at Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Northern Rep, set to launch as a pop-up in the city’s Great Northern Warehouse in March, will open permanently in the building from May. It will be able to seat up to 300 people in the flexible main house and up to 100 in a studio space.
Worries that freedom of movement restrictions could make it harder for European orchestras to work with British musicians are prompting the Oxford-based European Union Baroque Orchestra to move to Antwerp.
A council contribution of £300k has given the green light to proposals to renovate the derelict site adjacent to the venue, creating conference facilities, rehearsal studios and a learning centre. Construction is expected to start in May and could be finished by the end of 2017.
Director of Tate Modern Frances Morris is one of more than 200 artists, writers and curators to support ‘Hands off our Revolution’, a new campaign “confronting the rise of right-wing populism in the US and Europe”.
The north London venue is to introduce a 10% booking fee, capped at £2.50 per ticket, for bookings made over the phone, as part of plans to outsource its telephone sales team to ticketing agency Cambridge Live.