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Let the new playwrights Write Away

Daniel Perks attends the Write Away showcase as an informal critic. This ten-week course gives emerging writers a chance to experiment and develop.

Comment: Europe’s Venues Face Going Dark

The #SaveStageLighting campaign aims to address the pending EU legisliation that will result in banning the use of stage lighting units.

Guest Blog: Samuel Clayton has Statements to make

Catapult Theatre Company’s inaugural production, Statements, is a direct response to experiences of working with children with special educational needs and aims to enhance the pur...

Guest Blog: The cast of #Hashtag Lightie share their experiences

The cast of #Hashtag Lightie share their thoughts and experiences on what it means to be mixed race in Britain today. Lynette Linton's show plays the Arcola Theatre this month: Wi...

Christine Daaé syndrome – gaslighting and abuse in mainstream theatre

Camille Lapaix walks around London and takes note of the number of gaslighting shows in our theatre catalogue. There are far too many of them: It doesn’t take more than a few minu...

Under Glass – reflections on a transparent exhibition

These performers are Under Glass. But are they really trapped, or is it the audience that ends up under observation? Daniel Perks reflects on Clod Ensemble's latest work: We watch...

The theatre industry has its own versions of Weinstein

Thoughts by Nastazja Somers to the theatre industry's response, or lack thereof, in light of the Weinstein scandal: I was thirteen when I was first sexually assaulted. I was at a ...

Young Frankenstein and his treatment of women

Young Frankenstein is a hit on the West End after it flopped on Broadway. But Cindy Marcolina is still puzzled by its inherent misogyny: Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein is brought ...

Miro Reactions to Kwame Kwei-Armah’s appointment at The Young Vic

Kwame Kwei-Armah has been recently announced as the new Artistic Director of The Young Vic and the theatre press has exploded with reactions, commentary and news. So, here's what ...

Theatre Industry Pays Tribute to Sir Peter Hall

Sir Peter Hall, the founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former director of the National Theatre, has died aged 86.He passed away surrounded by his family at University...