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With a series of well-received plays behind her, writer Moira Buffini deserves a heavyweight reputation but, as she tells Matt Trueman, she has long...

National Theatre Wales is inviting female Welsh theatremakers to submit ideas for a new production to celebrate the company's 10th anniversary. The move comes amid...

Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf was only the second play by a black woman to be...

If Stephen Jeffreys’ relationship with the West End was never quite what he deserved, fringe companies and regional venues were quick to recognise the...

Since her breakthrough play Yen, Anna Jordan has gained a reputation for tackling grim subjects. She tells Lyn Gardner how new touring show Pop...

Appropriately enough for a writer who profiled the often absurdly incongruous domestic life of an America in the ascendant in the second half of...

After Mart Crowley found success with his groundbreaking 1968 play The Boys in the Band, about the lives of gay men in New York,...

Theatre companies Paines Plough and Fiery Angel have teamed up to create a fund aimed at enabling emerging writers to create work for larger...

Playwrights including Inua Ellams, Lucy Prebble, Polly Stenham and James Graham have been made fellows of the Royal Society of Literature as part of...
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