Theatre Paper The Stage Buying Performers’ Shop Window

Theatre and entertainment newspaper The Stage is diversifying from content to service, by buying an artist booking site,

The site lets event organisers browse a directory of performers available on a particular date, contact the performer to request a booking and complete the arrangement via contract. Performers and agents list themselves on-site. was launched by web design house Harmony Internet in 2008 and last year became the subject of a marketing relationship sought by The Stage, Harmony MD Jason Higging tells paidContent:UK. Now The Stage has bought it outright – no price disclosed.

The Stage MD Catherine Cornerford, in the release: “It represents