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All the best stuff that happened this World Theatre Day

Kitty Underwood

By Kitty Underwood First Published 27 March 2020, Last Updated 23 April 2020

We rounded up some of our favourite things that happened this World Theatre Day, on social media and beyond! It served as a wonderful reminder of our industry’s ability to bring people together.

Theatre fan and regular TKTS visitor, Perry Hall, wrote us a wonderful guest blog.

Join him on his trip down musical theatre memory lane with all his vintage programmes and tickets! You can read the full thing below.

Related Article: A look back in musical programmes for World Theatre Day
Theatre fan and regular TKTS visitor, Perry Hall, takes us through some of his 45-year theatre programme collection for World Theatre Day.

Michael Ball shared this heartfelt video about the power of theatre

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& Juliet shared this beautiful video of Arun Blair singing

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We premiered the online stream of Cyprus Avenue on our Facebook page

You can now watch the production in full online from anywhere in the world until 23 April.

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CYPRUS AVENUE by David Ireland is now available to watch, wherever you are, for free.

This is the first time David Ireland's award-winning play starring Stephen Rea will be available to watch internationally.Commissioned by The Space Arts, the film mixes live capture of performance from The Royal Court Theatre stage production with location shooting in Belfast. Get ready to watch online from noon on 27 March.[Content Warning: Cyprus Avenue is recommended for anyone 18+. It contains strong language, discussion of sectarian themes and scenes of extreme violence that some viewers may find disturbing]Find out more: https://bit.ly/WatchCyprusAvenue

Posted by Official London Theatre on Friday, March 27, 2020

Marisha Wallace shared this defiantly hopeful message

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The Royal Opera House will broadcast the entire of Peter And The Wolf tonight to celebrate

Head over to their YouTube channel or Facebook page from 7pm to watch!

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The official Clarence House twitter reminded us of this ridiculously starry moment at Shakespeare Live! 2016

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See Tickets put together a test your theatre knowledge quiz

Harder than it looks! You can find the quiz here.

The BFI tweeted this real throwback to Ian McKellen on stage in the 60s

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Sadler’s Wells will premiere Ballet Boyz Deluxe on their Facebook page

Balletboyz - Them/Us in the West End (Photo: George Piper)

And finally, we’ll leave you with this fun Theatre Lockdown Bingo, courtesy of Dewynters

We’re pretty much at 24/24 already…

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