Tag: Royal Shakespeare Co

Should Oil Money Fund the Arts? Leading British Artists Say No

LONDON — Accepting money from arms companies has long been unthinkable for most arts organizations in Europe. This year, taking money from the Sackler family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis, became taboo for many of them, too. Now, artists and activists say oil and gas money should be added to that list. […]

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The ‘Les Misérables’ Revolving Stage Is Going. Fans Are in a Spin.

LONDON — For the past six months, a drama has been playing out in London’s West End with all the heightened emotions of a musical. In January, Cameron Mackintosh, the theater producer, announced that “Les Misérables,” which has been running in the West End since December 1985 — and holds the Guinness World Record for […]

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