In the rush to return to in-person performance, we must not forget how technology has made theatre more accessible, says Lyn Gardner – during the pandemic, the best digital work has engaged audiences that would never have dreamed of attending shows before
While writers, directors and set and sound designers often gains plaudits in reviews, the work of costume designers is seldom mentioned, says Lyn Gardner. But are we missing the valuable storytelling contributions these creatives are making to shows?
Ahead of his inaugural season, Rose Theatre artistic director Christopher Haydon tells Lyn Gardner of his vision to produce and originate work that showcases the space, and why the venue is the perfect fit for him
As part of The Stage’s Future of Theatre conference, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society’s chief executive tells Lyn Gardner about this year’s hybrid event and explains how the society is working to address issues of affordability and accessibility