Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Today, theatres from across the UK are celebrating the first ever #LoveTheatre day. We're highlighting some of the best tweets from regional and touring theatre.
Happy #LoveTheatre day folks! #LoveTheatre day is run in partnership by the Guardian Culture Professionals Network, Twitter UK and CultureThemes. We're getting involved by bringing you the highlights from theatres in the regions.
#BackStage (10am-12pm) will offer audiences and other arts professionals a glimpse into how a production comes together in the weeks and months leading up to the big night.
Wolverhampton Grand have put together a fantastic look #Backstage of Peter Pan
Theatre Royal Concert Hall Nottingham
Royal & Derngate Northampton are currently preparing for their pantomime Merlin
The Lyceum Edinburgh
Beautiful look at the Mayflower in Southampton
Crucible Theatre Sheffield
Theatre Royal Bath
#AskATheatre (3-5pm) will offer a unique opportunity for theatre aficionados and aspiring actors to hear first-hand from the individuals and groups that make the magic happen.
Check out two fun videos made especially for today with the help of Touring Consortium Theatre Company producer Jenny King:
Take a peek inside the producers' office at the Touring Consortium Theatre Company...
Why did producers Jenny King and Matthew Gale choose Regeneration as the play to produce to commemorate the First World War?...
#Showtime (7-10pm) will give those who can’t make it to a theatre the chance to sit in the “virtual stalls” to experience the a performance, or several, via Twitter.