Editor's picks

Christopher Brett Bailey, This is How We Die, Battersea Arts Centre. Photo: Claire Haigh

Hello. So I have a column now. It’s going to be monthly, and it’s going to be about experimental performance, live art encounters, small-scale shows...
Jennifer Lawrence in The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part One. Photo: Lionsgate

A new Harry Potter stage show is to premiere in the West End next summer. Based on a story created by JK Rowling, Jack...

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A strike threatened by backstage workers at the Royal Opera House has been averted after a new pay deal was reached between the venue...

Theatre Royal Brighton has developed an app that allows children with additional needs to experience life backstage at the venue. Inside the Magic is an...

A creative hub at the Old Vic is among the new opportunities unveiled by arts charity Ideastap as part of its final round of...
Jamie Hampson, Alan Stocks and Hayley Hampson in Mam! I’m ’Ere at the Royal Court, Liverpool . Photo: Bond Media

A young bride inviting three of her possible mums to a clapped-out, disco-themed caravan park on a Welsh holiday island is hardly the same...
Students at the Centre for Young Musicians

It’s always good to hear of new opportunities for talented young performers – especially at a time when there is so much doom and...
Sustained booing met a scene during the first night of Guillaume Tell at the Royal Opera House. Photo: Clive Barda

As many readers will know, there was an unprecedented incident of booing at the Royal Opera House the other night, during the first performance...
Wonder.land is among the highlights of this year's Manchester International Festival

The big success story that is the biennial Manchester International Festival of all-new work that's created out of collaborations between different artistic disciplines is...
Measure for Measure at Shakespeare's Globe, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton

Dominic Dromgoole's final summer season at the Globe continues with his own production of one of Shakespeare’s more difficult plays. While the tone is...
Henry Goodman in rehearsals for Volpone at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo: Manuel Harlan

The Big Interview: Henry Goodman Henry Goodman tells Michael Coveney about researching roles, Jewish stereotypes on TV and why it’s important to read the fine...
The Importance of Being Earnest at the Vaudeville Theatre, London. Photo: Tristram Kenton

David Suchet already has an OBE and a CBE, but is not yet a knight, which would enable him to be a sir. But...
Scene from The Dreamers. Photo: Linda Blacker

The programme for The Dreamers lists technical, historical and military advisers, presumably employed to anchor the show's rudimentary history lesson on the First World...

As niche markets go, championing forgotten music theatre gems and courtly masques of the English Baroque was territory ripe for revisiting when Jack Edwards...