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

Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape
By Catherine Love · 7 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Does the Arts Council need to start looking beyond buildings and offering more support directly to theatre-makers?

Yorkshire Festival: A French idyll in Huddersfield town centre
By Elise Rohde · 4 Jul 2014 · Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Scarborough, Sheffield, York

Commuters at Huddersfield train station got quite a surprise this morning when they discovered a French farm had magically appeared overnight

Michael Coveney: Carousel turns for Mary Rodgers, Arts Council cuts both ways

The daughter of Richard Rodgers, who died last week, was a noted composer in her own right

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for July
By Catherine Love · 1 Jul 2014 · Nationwide

Theatre to look out for in July includes Edinburgh previews, European imports in Birmingham and a packed line-up at Latitude

Notes from New York: Summer season heats up with Jake Gyllenhaal, Rupert Grint, and maybe Miss Saigon
By Bethany Rickwald · 27 Jun 2014 · New York

Now the awards dust has settled the stars have arrived for summer in the city but, before it gets too sweltering, we enjoy a little outdoor Shakespeare

Catherine Love: In praise of confusion
By Catherine Love · 23 Jun 2014 · Nationwide

There's always a place for carefully crafted narrative, but why are we so keen for theatre to make sense all the time?