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Ayad Akhtar: 'The petri dish of British theatre is overflowing with rich abundance'
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright discusses the arts scene in the US at the moment, being put into boxes as a playwright and his love for economics
Emma Rice to launch new company Wise Children
The Shakespeare's Globe artistic director will return to the south west where she worked with renowned theatre company Kneehigh
ENO back in the list of Arts Council's NPOs
English National Opera lost its National Portfolio status in 2015
Arts Council England announces National Portfolio Organisations
183 new organisations will receive funding from Arts Council England
West End Live: The best pictures form the weekend
Re-live the event and get a peek at what went on backstage at the West End's stagiest weekend
Top 5 theatre openings: 26 June - 2 July
Audra McDonald makes her London stage debut, Paddy Considine and Rufus Hound in West End transfers and a new play about The Sun make this week's top openings
Review: Ariadne auf Naxos (Glyndebourne)
The return of Katharina Thoma's controversial staging of Strauss's opera
Omid Djalili: 'People asked for their money back after my first stand-up show'
As the actor and stand up comedian gears up to play Tevye in Daniel Evans' production of Fiddler on the Roof, Omid Djalili talks about his early days in experimental theatre and why the musical is so relevant for today
Boozy lunches and proofs: the role of the editor is not what it used to be
As Indhu Rubasingham steps up to take the reins of WOS, managing editor Daisy Bowie-Sell reflects on how the editorial team has worked closely with her to create some really exciting pieces
Lawyer Sophie Khan to speak at London Writers' Week Grenfell Tower benefit
The lawyer, who represented Lakanal House fire victims, will appear alongside writers including Kate Mosse and David Evan Giles