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
Arts bosses need smooth transitions too
In the week that Donald Trump prepares to head to the White House, Matt Trueman reflects on why smooth transitions in arts organisations are vital
Robert Icke's unofficial repertory company offers thrilling possibilities
Sarah Crompton explores the director's inclination to develop ongoing relationships with actors, including Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams
Britain needs to take physical theatre seriously
As the London International Mime Festival begins, Matt Trueman looks at why we don't give mime the respect it needs
Where are the writers in The Stage 100 list?
Sarah Crompton applauds the increase in women, but worries about the lack of writers in The Stage's industry power list