national-theatre

First mooted last year but now officially confirmed, the National Theatre is getting rid of Sunday shows. “The case has not been proven with...

National Theatre director Rufus Norris has committed to ensuring gender equality in terms of the directors and living writers the venue employs by 2021. The...

Sunday performances at the National Theatre have been dropped, as part of a cost-cutting drive that could see the venue’s temporary space demolished. NT director...

New plays by David Hare and Lucy Kirkwood feature as part of Rufus Norris’ latest National Theatre season, which will see Robert Icke, Vicky...

The redemptive power of blues music lies at the heart of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, August Wilson's extraordinarily detailed and dramatically thrilling 1984 play....

With a powerful, saturnine presence on stage and steady, devouring eyes that hinted, in close-up, at darker passions beneath, Frank Finlay’s career as a...

Stage and screen actor Frank Finlay has died at the age of 89. His death at home on January 30 was announced in a...

Is there a more potent symbol of everything that scares the shit out of us than the hoodie? It’s become a container for every...

Sonia Friedman has been named producer of the year for the second time running at The Stage Awards 2016, where top prizes also went...

Diversity campaign Act for Change has become a registered charity in what has been welcomed as a major step forward for minority representation on...

After its debut at this year's Manchester Festival, Damon Albarn's reimagining of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland now transfers to London's National Theatre,...

Hangmen playwright Martin McDonagh has called for more support of new writing in the UK, claiming he would have been "homeless" without the National...

I previously reviewed Wonder.land during its initial summer run as part of the Manchester International Festival, and gave it the benefit of some doubts,...

The Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre are among 60 international arts organisations partnering with online giant Google for a new "first-of-its-kind" digital...

Caryl Churchill’s newest play takes the form of a triptych, and death as its theme. While a full-length work from the playwright, Escaped Alone,...

National Theatre head of press Lucinda Morrison is stepping down from her role after 19 years with the venue. She is leaving to become head...

The National Theatre's income has broken the £100 million barrier for the first time, aided by a 49% increase in box office income from...

Wallace Shawn’s new play is a tricky one to categorise. It occupies the territory between genteel murder mystery and dystopian satire, balancing awkwardly on...
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