Theatre etiquette: this week we're considering the issues from different angles
Matt Trueman on the tricky subject of theatre etiquette and why it needs to be approached with nuance
Matt Trueman: do playwriting competitions sacrifice process for the sake of results?
With the Bruntwood Prize announced tomorrow, Matt Trueman asks how beneficial playwriting compeitions really are
Michael Coveney: Three is the magic theatrical number
Chief critic Michael Coveney discusses winning theatrical trilogies and The Hairy Ape
Matt Trueman: Set designers are not loonies. They're artists.
Trueman reflects on the Evening Standard Awards shortlist for best set design and responds to comments made recently about Lizzie Clachan's design for As You Like It at the National
Michael Coveney: Underground with Belarus Free Theatre
As BFT prepare to move their tenth anniversary celebrations into the Young Vic next week, our Chief Critic reflects on their performance of Sarah Kane's 4:48 Psychosis
Matt Trueman: Is it time for theatre to return to a spirit of excess?
There's a trend for pared back, greyscale theatre, but Matt Trueman asks if it's the best way forward
Michael Coveney: 'Maggie Smith dubbed me her premature obituarist'
A look ahead to the Dame's upcoming appearance on Graham Norton and her new Alan Bennett movie
Guest blog: Disability in theatre - 'My eyes are sharp for a quantum leap forward'
By Penny Pepper
With UK Disability History Month approaching, Penny Pepper discusses life as a disabled artist