Let's not lose sight of the limitations of studio theatres
As Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr's new Bridge Theatre prepares to announce its new season, Matt Trueman looks at why studio theatre spaces have their limitations
Why the decline of school theatre trips is extremely worrying
Holly Williams considers the implications of a decline in schools taking children to the theatre
Did Harry Potter win a few too many Olivier Awards?
After Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won nine Olivier Awards last night, Matt Trueman asks whether all of them were justified
Why we should be comparing Kenneth Branagh to Laurence Olivier
As Kenneth Branagh prepares to pick up his special Olivier Award on Sunday, Sarah Crompton looks at how the accolade is richly deserved
Les Miserables is perfect, too perfect
As Matt Trueman finally sees Les Miserables he reflects on the experience of watching such a slick show
It's time to kill off the press night
As the new co-chief critic is announced at the New York Times, Matt Trueman looks at what producers can do to foster good criticism
Richard Bean: 'Hull feels like a city the rest of the nation doesn't give a damn about'
By Richard Bean
The Hullensian playwright talks to us about the city's past, present and future
Mark Arends: 'There is no theatre more important than that which is accessible to younger minds'
By Mark Arends
Make Mend and Do's Mark Arends explains his latest show, opening at the Old Vic today
Is Ivo van Hove's Roman Tragedies the most significant piece of theatre in Britain in a decade?
Toneelgroep's six-hour adaptation of three of Shakespeare's tragedies returned to the Barbican this month
Culture can show us what we have in common
By Lilac Yosiphon
The director of the new piece One Last Thing (For Now), which is inspired by letters from war, looks at how culture can reach across borders