Notes from New York: Theatre festivals and sexy sailors make us love summer
By Bethany Rickwald · 23 Jul 2014 · New York

But we also know some great theatrical ways to escape the city heat

Catherine Love: Surprising spaces and blurred genres at Latitude
By Catherine Love · 21 Jul 2014 · Ipswich

This year's Latitude festival once again offers genre defying performance in surprising spaces - something that theatre elsewhere might be able to learn from

Are micro-festivals a help or hindrance for the Edinburgh Fringe?
By Catherine Love · 18 Jul 2014 · Edinburgh

An increasing number of festivals-within-the-Festival pose new challenges and opportunities

Michael Coveney: Summer treats with Noël Coward and seaside piers; RIP Peter Whelan

Our chief critic enjoys a leading Coward interpreter and reflects on the death of the writer of The Accrington Pals

Guest Blog: Theatres need to wise up to their customers
By Clive Humby · 15 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Clive Humby, who pioneered the Tesco Clubcard, believes theatre needs to catch up with other industries in order to reach vital new audiences

Catherine Love: My top Edinburgh Fringe picks
By Catherine Love · 14 Jul 2014 · Edinburgh

In addition to our top picks, Catherine Love combs through the Fringe programme with her highlighter to offer some more recommendations

Michael Coveney: Tiger comes for Tea and Elephantom balloons ahead of Kids Week

Children's theatre in the West End is booming (and ballooning)

Yorkshire Festival Blog: 100 amazing days
By Henrietta Duckworth · 9 Jul 2014 · Derby, Halifax, Harrogate, Huddersfield, Leeds, Sheffield, York

Henrietta Duckworth, executive producer of the Yorkshire Festival, reflects on an incredible three months

Guest Blog: Ben Walters on the 'frisson' of cabaret
By Ben Walters · 8 Jul 2014 · London, Off-West End

The former Time Out cabaret editor now produces a quarterly event at Chelsea Theatre