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Articles on Stagetext

The world's longest-running publication for the performing arts industry, The Stage, recently featured two interviews with Stagetext. The first, with Stagetext's Captioner Alex Romeo and Theatre Programme Manager Bethan Way, focusses on the intricate preparation required to caption a play. The second is with our new CEO Melanie Sharp in which she talks about the importance of digital innovation.

Read the articles here:

Backstage: Harnessing the power of the written word with Stagetext

Melanie Sharpe: ‘We’re committed to reaching the widest possible part of the population’


The Gate Theatre in London has also produced a lovely, reflective blog on what their staff learnt during ‪Captioning Awareness Week 2015.

'What I learnt during #CAPaware week (which will stay with me for a long time) was that our captioned performances serve our deaf, deafened and hard of hearing audiences but they also serve all our audiences. Or, as we like to think, they serve anyone who wants to change the world.'

Read the full blog here:

Captioning Awareness Week 2015


Please visit the What's on pages on our website for up-to-date details of captioned shows and talks with live subtitles.

 

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