Tom Littler on how to direct nine Noël Coward plays at once
Tom Littler, artistic director of Jermyn Street Theatre, on the challenges of mounting Noël Coward's Tonight at 8.30
Kwame Kwei-Armah's first season at the Young Vic – 'a brilliant strike against systemic inequality'
Sarah Crompton reflects on Kwei-Armah's first season announcement, and what it means for the long-term significance of the venue
What's in a name? Why did the Tricycle become Kiln Theatre?
Ben Hewis considers the implications of the Kilburn theatre's name change
Circus 250: the 800 year-old art of the Chinese pole
By Sarah Cosset
As she prepares to open in a CircusFest show Sarah Cosset explains the history of the Chinese pole
Is it time to change theatre award ceremonies?
Sarah Crompton considers whether the age-old format shows theatre off in its best light
New American musicals struggle at the Olivier Awards, will Hamilton buck the trend?
Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip hop musical has a record-breaking 13 nominations
250 years of circus: Teetering over Niagra Falls and unicycling on tightropes
By Alexander Weibel Weibel
Tightrope walker Alexander Weibel Weibel explains the difference between a tightwire and a slack rope
As Plough and the Stars shows, radical rethinkings of classic works must be handled with care
After hosting a master class with choreographer William Forsythe, Sarah Crompton reflects on how difficult it is to re-invent a classic text
250 years of circus: why straps are the most balletic and stripped back of aerial disciplines
By Eric McGill
Straps aerial artist Eric McGill explains the history of the discipline and why it's harder to work as a male aerial artist
250 years of circus: The death defying feats of early handbalancers
By Sammy Dinneen
Handbalancer Sammy Dinneen shares the history of his circus discipline as part of our series to celebrate 250 years of circus