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95 Submissions Received for Commissions Call plus Script in Hand Announced

We got a fantastic, and almost overwhelming response to the call for proposals, and we are currently in the middle of the selection process. We haven’t made any decisions yet and will contact everyone who applied once the commissions have been selected. It’s a real privilege that so many artists took the time and effort to share their ideas with us, and it’s proving to be an extremely inspiring process.

Arts need ‘urgent’ reassurance of funding in credit crunch

Arts industry chiefs are seeking urgent reassurance that culture secretary Andy Burnham will fight to maintain the current level of government spending, which is being threatened by the global financial meltdown.

Major Productions to be Shown Online

Hot on the heels of the NT's announcement that it's to broadcast performances live to regional cinemas, a new website, Classical TV, will soon be offering pay-per-view access to video of opera, ballet and theatre, including Sir Ian McKellen's performance in King Lear for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).

National Theatre to broadcast live shows in 50 cinemas nationwide

National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner has revealed that the NT is to offer live broadcasts of its shows at cinemas across the country from this summer. The scheme, called NT Live, which Hytner estimates will cost the venue £50,000 per show to broadcast, will launch with the venue’s forthcoming staging of Phedre with Helen Mirren in the title role.

National: Arts jobs at risk as councils cut spending

Job and service cuts proposed by councils struggling to cope with the economic downturn have sparked fears for the future of local arts provision across England and Wales. Both the National Campaign for the Arts and the National Association of Local Government Arts Officers have warned that non-statutory services such as culture are likely to be first hit when authorities implement cost-cutting drives

Experimental theatre award calls for site-specific work

One of the UK’s most generous awards for experimental theatre has changed its entry criteria for 2010 and is now seeking a site-specific production to be staged as part of a major festival next year.

Theatre Web Round Up - Fri 9th Jan

A quick look at the theatre-related news and articles from around the web this week.

Arts must prepare for 2010 funding cuts, warns Burnham

ulture secretary Andy Burnham has alerted subsidised arts organisations that they are not “immune” from a government savings drive in the face of the global financial crisis and that they should start making “contingency plans” in case current funding levels are cut in 2010.

Live Performance Commissions from Theatre Bristol and Bristol Old Vic

Theatre Bristol and Bristol Old Vic are working together to support and build on the exciting energy and vision of artists making live performance in Bristol

Producers may boycott Edinburgh fringe after box office cash delays

Producers have warned venue operators at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe that they may bypass the event in future years if ongoing problems with recouping box office receipts are not solved.

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