The Almeida's new project exposes the culture of sound bites in the general election
In the run up to the general election, Ian McKellen, Lucian Msamati and more join forces with the Almeida to highlight the lasting impact of rousing political speeches throughout history
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Why are subsidised theatres charging West End rates?
Matt Trueman looks at a rising trend of subsidised theatres reflecting West End rates in their ticketing prices
It doesn't matter how radically a piece has been adapted, the key is whether it works
As Jack Thorne's Woyzeck opens at the Old Vic, Matt Trueman asks how far is too far when it comes to adapting plays
William Galinsky: 'You always have to have a back up plan'
By William Galinsky
The exiting artistic director of Norfolk and Norwich Festival on some of the highlights and challenges over the seven years he has been in charge of the festival
Theatre is experiencing a golden age of ensemble acting
Shows such as The Ferryman and Angels in America demonstrate how theatre can soar when an entire cast works together, says Sarah Crompton
Jack Thorne's BAFTA haul proves we must look at playwrights' screen work too
As Alice Birch's new film Lady Macbeth opens in cinemas, and Jack Thorne wins his fifth BAFTA, Matt Trueman says that looking at both stage and screen work is fundamental to understanding a playwright
Confessions of an opera virgin: Opera is for rich, wrinkly white folk. Right?
Our deputy editor visits the opera for the first time, despite his anxiety-inducing preconceptions
Directors must deal with how older plays depict women
As Christopher Hampton's '70s play The Philanthropist is revived, Sarah Crompton looks at how it is the director's responsibility to address the depiction of women
If you want to see London's best theatre, join the queue for day seats
Matt Trueman on his experiences of day seats, and how they can help get you some of the West End's most sought after tickets