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
As theatre coverage is cut, we all need to start shouting louder
As The Guardian ends Lyn Gardner's contract for blogs, Sarah Crompton looks at the decline of arts coverage
Edward Hall: Filthy Business may be set in the sixties, but it reflects modern Britain
By Edward Hall
The artistic director of Hampstead Theatre looks at the relevance of Ryan Craig's play
We ignore older actors at our absolute peril
As Lost Without Words opens at the National Theatre, Daisy Bowie-Sell looks at how that show demonstrates the wealth of experience in older actors
Can art be great if it's beyond most people?
Matt Trueman on how Hamilton proves that art can be both great and populist
David Leveaux: Tom Stoppard's plays aren't 'all head and no heart'
By David Leveaux
As his production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead opens in London, British director David Leveaux explains how he approaches the plays of Tom Stoppard
Why can't theatres be sacred places?
As he travels through India to Delhi, Matt Trueman contemplates what lessons theatre could learn from religion
This year's Olivier Award winners are very hard to call
Sarah Crompton digests this year's Olivier Awards nominations list and finds judges will be making some very hard decisions