Editor's picks

Is Patrick Marber the busiest man in theatre at the moment? His National Theatre adaptation of Hedda Gabler has just closed (but will reappear on a...

The plight of the performance artist is, I think, greatly overstated and overwrought. So-called ‘artists’ such as Franko B, who 'slit' his wrists and...

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"Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me." The stock reply to verbal bullies doesn't necessarily apply to critics,...

This weekend, The Play That Goes Wrong receives its Broadway premiere. It continues a remarkable journey for the production and its creator, Mischief Theatre. The Play That Goes Wrong began on the...

The Stage newspaper comes out once a week and is brimming with industry news, advice, analysis and reviews from all over the UK. Here...

Nicholas Serota has justified Arts Council England’s £622 million annual government funding, saying that it is a “very, very small” investment. Responding to a question...

The National Rural Touring Forum has launched the Rural Touring Awards, with judges to include theatre writer Lyn Gardner. The membership body has announced six categories for the...

It all started with Arlene Phillips announcing, with characteristic enthusiasm, Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip. In the one-woman show, Arlene! will take...

As if seeing your favourite star on dry land weren’t enough, the wave of self-publicising shows became a tsunami as news emerged that David...

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week's highlights include the first nights of...

The Guardian’s decision to cut Lyn Gardner’s blog (News, March 23) is a massive loss to theatre people and the public. Gardner has always been...

The 8th Door, Matthew Lenton and Lliam Paterson's new companion piece to Bartok's Bluebeard’s Castle, is powerful, intense and utterly moving. A woman (Gresa Pallaska)...

This amiable tease of a fringe musical suggests that Adam might have been led astray in the Garden of Eden in a devilish plot...
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