national-theatre

Brecht and Weill's The Threepenny Opera – here self-consciously dubbed the 3 Penny Opera – is blessed with one of the great scores of...

Harsh cuts? We can work it out Thank you for highlighting the grotesque, humiliating and immediate funding cut that we and Rose Bruford are experiencing...

This week’s great theatre scandal is the National Theatre’s proposal to strip critics of their traditional invitation to bring a guest to press night...

The National Theatre is to host the UK’s first conference on sponsorship in the arts. Called Art of Sponsorship, the event will run on June...

Former National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner has warned that leaving the European Union will damage the arts, as 96% of creatives who responded to...

The National Theatre is to stop offering free 'plus ones' for critics and other audience members invited to its press nights. From August, press tickets...

The National Theatre has been named as one of nine new companies to take part in a scheme to improve the representation of women...

Jessica Brown Findlay and Freddie Fox have been nominated for the 2015 Ian Charleson Awards. Set up to commemorate the life and work of actor...

A campaign for actresses to get more stage and screen roles has received official backing from Equity. The actor’s union confirmed it was backing the...

Riskier and more experimental will be staged at the National Theatre thanks to the legacy of its Temporary Theatre, according to the venue’s deputy...

National Theatre and Headlong production People, Places and Things has been nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts award alongside the Royal Court’s production...

Not all theatres are built to last. The National Theatre is a building but it was also an idea, and that idea was made...

Ian McKellen has urged the National Theatre to bring back a resident company of actors, declaring it “a great shame” that the venue lacks...

Former National Theatre boss Nicholas Hytner has revealed that getting older has made him more “careful” as a director. Hytner was speaking at the NT...

Playwrights have received an above-inflation boost to their fees after a successful negotiation by the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain. Under the guild’s Theatres' National...

Lenny Henry has criticised the “monoculture” nature of theatre audiences and has called on the sector to do more to address the diversity of...

The silver screen reflects empty seats in Annie Baker’s rightfully vaunted play; seats emptied of their audience and scattered with the disenchanted employees of...

One phrase, use repeatedly by the interviewees in this verbatim show, holds within it so much meaning: “going to Syria”. Until recently, that simply...
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