Editor's picks

It's Moliere month in the West End. While David Tennant stars in Patrick Marber's 21st Century update of Don Juan, and Lee Mack and Griff Rhys...

'Emma Rice kicks off' was a phrase heard in plenty of corners of the theatre world last week, but only in our critics' picks...

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First staged in 2003, Debbie Tucker Green’s Dirty Butterfly is not an easy play to watch. Its subject of domestic abuse, and fractured relationships...

Louise Orwin’s Oh Yes Oh No is a challenging, thought-provoking one-woman show about the vagaries and violence of female desire. It struggles with and celebrates...

Arts Educational Schools London, Tring Park School for Performing Arts in Herfordshire and the Brit School in Croydon have been named among Britain’s top...

Judi Dench is the latest actor to criticise younger performers for poor diction. In a speech before unveiling a blue plaque at the former home...

Written by journalist and chronicler of radicalism Paul Mason, Divine Chaos of Starry Things – named after Victor Hugo’s poem dedicated to French anarchist...

Next time you head to the supermarket, spare a thought for the advance manager of Sir Robert Fossett’s Circus in the 1970s. At each...

Vicki Amedume has an unusual career trajectory. The founder and artistic director of circus company Upswing studied pharmacology at the University of Leeds and...

Combining the creeping high school horror of Jay Asher's 13 Reasons Why, the stigma-skewering impishness of Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, and a delectably bleak, Fargo-esque wit, Jordan Tannahill's Late Company...

Plays Casting has been announced for the production of Anatomy of a Suicide at London’s Royal Court Theatre. The play will run from June 3...

Exclusive pictures from rehearsals for the Olivier award-winning Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, opening at the Duke of York’s, London from the 15 May for a...

The growth of social media might suggest we are all closely connected, but the premier of Alan Harris’ play explores social disengagement and how...

Activists have invaded the stage at a Royal Shakespeare Company performance in protest of its renewed five-year sponsorship deal with oil company BP. Two performers...
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