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Stephen Sondheim 1930 - 2021

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Kate Varah to join National Theatre as Executive Director in Spring 2022

Kate Varah - A white woman with red hair, wearing make-up, with gold hoop earrings and a plain black dress, stands against a concrete wall.

HIV and AIDS today with Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust

Meetings with the National Theatre Casting Department for Recent Graduates

Five incredible reads on the themes of Rockets and Blue Lights

A group dancing on stage under coloured lights

A Bow Gifted from the Gods: Philoctetes’ Prop Bow for Paradise

A white woman, Lesley Sharp, holding a bow wearing army uniform in Paradise at the National Theatre

Carrie Cracknell: In memory of Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory as Hester Collyer smoking in The Deep Blue Sea National Theatre

The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer in major revival at the National Theatre from September 2021

A black and white photograph of author and activist Larry Kramer.

Lisa Burger, National Theatre Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive to step down in Summer 2022

Lisa Burger portrait

Diversity and inclusion: an update from Lisa Burger and Rufus Norris