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I'm in New York until Sunday, but there's so much happening back home over the next week that I (almost) can't wait to get...
Imelda Staunton in Gypsy at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2014. Photo: Johan Persson

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Writing win for Brits USA/YALE Two British playwrights have won the Windham Campbell Prizes. Helen Edmundson and Debbie Tucker Green join In American playwright Jackie Sibblies...

Hong Kong Arts Festival chief executive Tisa Ho tells Nick Awde about the strength of the arts in the region, how she came to...

1. Befriend a critic Critics are usually offered two comps, and with such a busy schedule of theatre going are on the lookout for companions....
Obi Abili, Juliette Binoche, and Patrick O’Kane. Photo: Jan Versweyveld

Ivo van Hove’s production of Antigone at the Barbican will be televised as part of a season about ancient Greece on BBC4. Antigone, which stars...

A victory of sorts, then, for campaigners calling for an overhaul to the licensing regime that governs the conditions under which children are allowed...
Samuel Barnett, one of the actors who helped test the captioning technology at the National Theatre

Technology that automatically generates live captions from words spoken on stage is one step closer to reality after a trial at the National Theatre...

Books by Richard Eyre and Andrew Sachs have made the shortlist for the eighth Sheridan Morley Prize for Theatre Biography. Eyre is nominated for...
Shakespeare's Globe. Photo: Susan Hailes

Tour guides at Shakespeare’s Globe have moved closer to going on strike after approving a formal ballot on industrial action as part of an...
Walkway tribute for Lynda Bellingham, who died last year

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre has named part of its building after Lynda Bellingham in a tribute to the actor, who died last year. The walkway leading...
Jim Beirne, chief executive, Live Theatre

Arts leaders including Live Theatre chief executive Jim Beirne and Norwich Theatre Royal chief executive Peter Wilson are calling on the UK’s major political...

Sarah Woods’ Benefit cleverly weaves three narratives – entitled Sanctioned, Zero and Pip Pip – into an emotionally powerful indictment of a malnourished welfare...

If you are 15, a fan of pop music and studying GCSE-level Shakespeare, you will probably enjoy Rasta Thomas’ Romeo and Juliet. The Bad Boys...