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Editor's picks

Are all great iconoclasts doomed to become icons? The titanic British theatremaker Joan Littlewood more or less gave up on the stage after the 1975...

The Writer – Almeida Theatre, London Ella Hickson, whose past work includes Precious Little Talent, Boys and 2016’s Oil, returns to the Almeida with a new...

Latest stories

When someone eventually writes the definitive history of British East Asian theatre, March 2018 will surely go down as a culmination of events that...

“And the whole thing is a whale carcass… because of… fear…” I tail off in a room of creatives stunned into silence. I am...

"I want the next couple of hours to be a show everyone remembers forever!", declares one of the three actresses who portrays Donna Summer...

Andrew Lloyd Webber is to receive a lifetime achievement award for his work in theatre at this year’s Tony Awards in New York. Lloyd Webber...

After training as a designer, Terry Herfield found her calling as a costume supervisor. She tells Nick Smurthwaite how she manages to keep track...

More than half of people answering a poll by The Stage approve of the Tricycle’s name change to Kiln Theatre. It follows criticisms of the...

Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was published in 1962. Milos Forman’s iconic movie, starring Jack Nicholson, was released in 1975. In...

Versailles star Alexander Vlahos is to play Romeo opposite The Musketeers’ Alexandra Dowling as Juliet at a new pop-up Shakespeare theatre in York. Lindsay Posner...

Film and TV costume designer Claire Finlay-Thompson is venturing into the world of theatre to work on Spiked, a new play exploring motherhood. She...

Dames looks incredible. The music’s pounding, the alcopops are flowing and designer April Dalton’s interpretation of the nightclub toilet setting is all glitter and...

Three very different mothers converge in a hospital waiting room, anxious for updates, after a class of Year 10 pupils are mysteriously hospitalised in...

Male Shakespearean roles taken by actresses are often described as ‘gender neutral’, but Golda Rosheuvel’s Othello at Liverpool’s Everyman is very much a woman....
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