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OPINION

I have been thinking about productivity of late. Notice I say “thinking” about productivity and not actually “being productive” – because in truth it...

The idea behind colourblind casting is not to see the colour of an actor as relevant to a particular role, that it isn’t an...

As a deputy stage manager, you often have to play diplomat. You are the contact point between everyone inside the rehearsal room and all...

This week, campaigning body Parents and Carers in Performing Arts released findings of a report into the challenges faced by people with caring responsibilities...

If you wanted a barometer of the rude creative health of regional theatre, then the recent nominees and winners at the UK Theatre Awards...

Macbeth – Barbican Theatre, London Polly Findlay’s Royal Shakespeare Company production, starring Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack, received mixed reviews when it opened in Stratford-upon-Avon, but I...

Percussionist Evelyn Glennie has made her first foray into theatre with the RSC’s Troilus and Cressida, creating a sound world integral to the production....

Emma Rice is back. After her acrimonious departure from Shakespeare’s Globe earlier this year, the former artistic director of Kneehigh returns with a new...

Those who profoundly love theatre often speak of certain treasured performers as “true creatures of the stage”. While referring to people as creatures might...

Things are starting to get serious as our associate editor, Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton counts down his favourite 50...

Theatre and fossils are not an obvious match, but for a venue to stage the untold story of young Charles Darwin, you can't beat...

At last: after a long, long wait, Marianne Elliott’s production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s much-loved musical Company has opened in the West...
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