Do theatres need a distinct identity?
Matt Trueman discusses the Donmar's identity as a theatre under Josie Rourke
Theatre must continue the change Josie Rourke brought
As Josie Rourke and Kate Pakenham announce they will be leaving the Donmar Warehouse, Sarah Crompton looks at their legacy
British theatre is in danger of cutting itself off from Europe
As Jeremy Irons and Isabelle Huppert are recognised by the Europe Theatre Prize, Matt Trueman reflects on the relationship between the UK and our continental neighbours
Why Glasgow pantomime is the fairest in all the land
By Alan Hussey
Glasgow local and regular Alan Hussey explains why his pantomime is better than all the rest
Why Birmingham pantomime is the fairest in all the land
By Ed James
Birmingham local and panto regular Ed James explains why his pantomime is better than all the rest
Emerging cultural leaders on why new scheme Up Next is revolutionary
By Lekan Lawal and Tobi Kyeremateng
Two participants in the Up Next scheme, which encourages culturally diverse arts leaders of the future, explain how the first few months have been
Beverley Knight on panto: 'I've had to channel my inner Idina Menzel'
By Beverley Knight
The Bodyguard and Memphis star is making her pantomime debut in Birmingham
Should the Royal Court have cancelled Rita, Sue and Bob Too?
The planned London run of Andrea Dunbar's play was cancelled after the Royal Court decided there was a conflict in staging the play
New York round up: A best new musical in The Band's Visit and will Waitress cross the pond?
Michael Coveney reports back from the Big Apple, where new shows and British talent are making waves
We are redressing the balance of diversity in arts leadership
By Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway
Head of Artistic Directors of the Future Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway explains the organisation's new scheme allowing culturally diverse talent to take over two major London theatres