OPINION

Plenty of theatres operate with somewhat generic mission statements, simply describing their goals of producing ‘excellent theatre’ that represents the ‘breadth of theatrical literature’...

Travelling to theatres across the length and breadth of Britain, as I regularly do nowadays, no other theatre offers the immediacy of the welcome...

With a few exceptions, West End theatres have a standardised curtain time of 7.30pm. Some long shows open earlier, some short shows start later,...

The topography of Edinburgh Festival Fringe shifts every year. Venues close, others spring up in their place. The streets subtly rearrange themselves. In recent...

One night, it’s three battered suitcases, a standard lamp and a handful of old hats. The next, three revolves, flatscreen TVs and an all-singing,...

A bank holiday weekend always slows things down on the openings front for some reason, but it still feels like the official start of...

One of the best kept secrets at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe has been happening nightly at the Roundabout in Summerhall where the song cycle Ghost...

Stephen Sondheim may have considered adapting Groundhog Day for musical theatre audiences, but it’s the creative team behind Matilda which has done it. Award-winning...

Olympic model may not suit arts I like a bold challenge (Editor’s view: Will success in Rio inspire arts funding change?, August 18). I would...

God loves a trier. Tabard does too. And he has nothing but respect for one 71-year-old, by the name of Doreen Pechey. Having always dreamed...

It’s tempting to think of the West End’s long-running plays as creaky outdated relics, and indeed, that’s how they’re too often described. But as Tabard...
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