Matt Trueman: Is music the most powerful thing in theatre?
Matt Trueman on music's ability to transport you straight back into the theatre
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
Brian Logan: Men want to be a part of feminist theatre
By Brian Logan
Camden People's Theatre's artistic director Brian Logan on the men taking part in this year's festival of feminist theatre Calm Down, Dear, and why feminism should support men
Matt Trueman: 'Lighting designers are the unseen heroes of the theatre'
Trueman shines a light on the work of theatre lighting designers
Mark Norfolk: It took three years to create all-black Hamlet
By Mark Norfolk
The writer of Britain's first production of Hamlet with an all-black cast and creative team talks about 'serving Shakespeare's text as much as possible', and working with director Jeffery Kissoon
Alan Lyddiard: Older voices are lost and forgotten but deserve to be heard
By Alan Lyddiard
The director Alan Lyddiard on Anniversary his new dance-theatre piece for a group of older performers
Amy Shindler: Why my play is about a woman with Asperger's
By Amy Shindler
Writer Amy Shindler explains why her new play is about a woman, rather than a man, with Asperger's
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
Matt Trueman: Why immersive theatre rarely works
Having had enough of 'feeling like a lemon' when watching immersive theatre, Matt examines the much-welcomed shift to enactment
Sarah Crompton: Why is theatre so silent on the subject of mothers?
After watching the new TV series Motherland, Sarah Crompton reflects on the absence of mothers on stage