News & Blog
Keep up to date with all our activities by reading our regular blogs written by actor and theatre practitioner Janine Haynes.
1 December 2021At The Play’s The Thing Theatre Company, we understand that commissioning theatre is the lifeblood of the industry. We do it to not only keep theatre alive and support playwrights, but to also bring people together and connect communities through the power of the arts.
18 November 2021The Play’s The Thing Theatre Company is excited to announce the return of our inspiring ‘Taking the Stage and Screen’ event for 2022.
3 November 2021The future of the theatre industry looks positive. Theatres are slowly coming back to life, we are able to work again and audiences are returning with confidence.
25 October 2021Something that you might not know about The Play’s The Thing Theatre Company, is that we are involved in Grid Arts...
10 October 2021We are delighted to announce that as part of our ‘Hidden Stories’ season and to celebrate Black History Month, MK Gallery is showing the inspirational documentary, “Sing, Freetown”, on Friday 22nd October at 7pm in its Sky Room Cinema.
28 September 2021On Friday 10th September we launched our exhibition to showcase the results of our six-month community project, ‘Invisible Visible’...
7 September 2021OUR BRAND NEW PROJECT! Four new pieces from local writers...
28 August 2021Our project ‘Invisible – Visible’ explores the concept of invisibility within society...
15 August 2021The last eighteen months has had a devastating and detrimental impact on our workforce. Due to the government’s lack of support to both freelancers and theatres, we have witnessed people fighting singlehandedly for survival, some losing their livelihoods, others being forced out of the industry all together and theatres closing for good.
2 August 2021You may have seen recently that the musical ‘Six’ has relocated to its ‘forever home’ at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End...
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- Celebrating newly commissioned work at ‘Taking the Stage and Screen’
- ‘Taking the Stage’ returns to MK Gallery in 2022
- Stark figures show just how detrimental the pandemic has been on our sector
- Grid Arts and Grid Spinners – capturing the beauty of Milton Keynes
- Our inspiring ‘Hidden Stories’ season comes to MK Gallery this month