School Play is an insight into a world many of us can only glimpse
By Alex MacKeith
Alex MacKeith, the writer of a new play about a primary school, explains why theatre and education have much common ground
Bucket List feels more vivid in London than it did in Edinburgh
By Nir Paldi
Writer and director of Theatre Ad Infinitum's Bucket List Nir Paldi explains how he came to create a show about capitalism and Mexican people, and why it's still such a relevant subject
Why don't more visual artists design for theatre?
Matt Trueman looks at why the art world and theatre world don't collide more often
Why becoming a playwright is tougher than ever
By Hannah Khalil
Playwright Hannah Khalil on why the disappearance of literary departments means becoming a playwright is getting harder and harder
Michael Billington is wrong: the National Theatre's future has to be in the here and now
Matt Trueman responds to The Guardian writer's blistering piece about the National Theatre's neglect of classic plays
Joe Allen's magic will continue despite Robert De Niro's plans
As theatrical haunt Joe Allen celebrates its 40th birthday, Alun Hood raises a glass to the place and looks at what makes it so special
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: A matinee mix-up
By Anonymous
A weepy customer gets her performances confused on a very important theatre trip
Purpose-built theatres are no match for cathedrals
By Ben Horslen and John Risebero
Antic Disposition founders Ben Horslen and John Risebero explain the challenges and rewards of mounting productions in buildings not originally designed for performance
Studio theatres are where you'll find the next James Corden
Matt Trueman on why studio theatres are breeding grounds for brilliance
Superb Donald Trump plays prove spiky and savage
As the inauguration approaches, Sarah Crompton visits Theatre503's new play festival Top Trumps and discovers how theatre can shine a light on the issues