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Sarah Crompton: Theatre is as capable of gender equality as any other industry
Our chief critic reports back from the latest Tonic Theatre Advance symposium on gender equality
The week in pictures: 17 - 23 September
Daniel Radcliffe, Amanda Holden and Mark Gatiss all make it in this week's picks
Sheridan Smith to star in the UK tour of Funny Girl
The Olivier Award-winner will reprise her performance as Fanny Brice
Matt Trueman: 'Lighting designers are the unseen heroes of the theatre'
Trueman shines a light on the work of theatre lighting designers
The week in pictures: 17 - 23 September
David Walliams sees Sheridan Smith's Fanny, and Rachel Tucker goes green (again) this week
What's in my dressing room? - Million Dollar Quartet's Martin Kaye
By Martin Kaye
Martin plays Jerry Lee Lewis in the touring production after playing the part in the US
Sarah Crompton: Is the National Youth Theatre still seen as a middle-class preserve?
As the NYT approaches its 60th birthday, Sarah looks back on its alumni, some controversial moments in its history, and the need to offer initiatives that aren't about privilege or money
Review: The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
By Diane Parkes
Nikolai Foster directs Oscar Wilde's 1895 tale of mistaken identity