Mark Watson's Edinburgh Fringe diary: 'So far I've avoided major alcohol poisoning'
By Mark Watson
The comedian Mark Watson reports back from Edinburgh in the lead up to the UK's biggest performing arts festival
Sami Ibrahim: Brexit reflects our obsession with needing to choose
By Sami Ibrahim
As the Almeida's Young Company stage a new immersive show, the company's dramaturg explains why the piece interrogates our need to make binary decisions
Sarah Crompton: Harry Potter reminds us why theatre should be a joy, not a duty
In the week that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child finally opened at the Palace Theatre, Sarah Crompton looks at how the play may open the door to a new younger audience.
Sarah Crompton: Meet the most famous actress you've never heard of
US actor Cherry Jones is a Broadway legend, but has never appeared on the British stage before. Sarah Crompton explains why she can't wait for the actress UK debut at the Edinburgh International Festival
How I wrote the music for Privacy
By Michael Bruce
As Daniel Radcliffe opens in Privacy Off-Broadway, composer Michael Bruce explains the challenges behind writing the score for James Graham's play about the internet
Can we ever get enough of Into the Woods?
By Craig Glenday
In the run up to an off-Broadway transfer to the Menier Chocolate Factory, chairman of the Stephen Sondheim Society Craig Glenday delves into the enduring appeal of this darkly comic show
Danny Sapani: Government cuts mean we need to hold onto organisations like Wac Arts
By Danny Sapani
Ahead of a new production from Wac Arts, the actor describes how the company helped him into the industry and how important places like Wac are for young people
Matt Trueman: The roar of current affairs creeps into the plays we watch
By Matt Trueman
Matt Trueman on how recent political events affect our interpretation of theatre
Sarah Crompton: In times of political turmoil we need great art
Sarah Crompton on revisiting Brian Friel's towering achievement, Faith Healer