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gender equality

Playwright Dennis Kelly has championed the practice of gender-swapped casting in theatre, claiming it makes productions richer. Kelly, whose credits include Matilda the Musical and...

Not wishing to sound like a shill for the patriarchy, but is something heartening finally happening about gender parity of writers on Britain’s stages? Following...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has said gender equality in the industry will not improve unless organisations are willing to “publicly name and shame”...

Doctor Foster star Victoria Hamilton has voiced her hope that the Time's Up movement will be used to force a genuine culture shift for...

Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone and director Phyllida Lloyd have been nominated for an award that honours women who have championed equality in...

Over the last few years, theatre has begun to engage in a welcome, prominent and long-overdue conversation about representation on British stages. This has been...

Just one in nine players in West End orchestra pits are women, according to figures from the Musicians' Union. The statistics have prompted calls for...

Actor Mark Gatiss has said the industry still has a “huge way to go” in terms of gender equality and diversity. Gatiss was speaking at...

A development initiative aimed at boosting the number of female musical theatre composers has been launched, following research that revealed the sector is dominated...
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