Michael Coveney: Is Eve Best as Cleo casting aspersions on celebrity casting?
By Michael Coveney · 6 Feb 2014
Eve Best has been cast as Cleopatra in the Globe's upcoming production© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage "I can't wait to be out of the spotlight," moaned Sally Bercow, wife of the Spe
Guest blog: Searching for Scottee - 'I'm quite happy being a loser'
By Guest Contributor · 4 Feb 2014

Scottee, who is bringing his solo show to the Roundhouse from tonight, reaches out to those who know him best in his search to discover what really is The Worst of Scottee

Michael Coveney: Beyond the West End in Dalston and Richmond
By Michael Coveney · 4 Feb 2014

A long gap in West End openings has allowed Michael Coveney to cast his critical eye beyond central London

Catherine Love: Sharing the live experience
By Catherine Love · 3 Feb 2014

As debate about the live streaming of theatre productions continues, Catherine Love asks whether recorded performances can still unite an audience

Michael Coveney: Philip Seymour Hoffman, a troubled and unforgettable star of stage and screen
By Michael Coveney · 3 Feb 2014

The actor, who's been found dead at the age of 46 from a suspected drug overdose, was a rare genius, says our chief critic

Editors' Blog: Keeping it in the family - is nepotism a problem in theatre?
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Jan 2014

There are two clear sides of the argument when it comes to the question of whether a famous surname is a help or a hindrance

Michael Coveney: Is Peter Grimes at the ENO better than Charlie or The Book of Mormon?
By Michael Coveney · 30 Jan 2014

Michael Coveney discusses the blurred lines between musical theatre and opera, and the ENO's current production of Peter Grimes

Michael Coveney: Critics' Circle Awards lit up by Arthur, Lenny, Phoebe and Lesley
By Michael Coveney · 29 Jan 2014

Worthy winners and critical colleagues rubbed shoulders at yesterdays 25th anniversary Critics' Circle Awards

Michael Coveney: Putting It Together on a podcast in special Company
By Michael Coveney · 28 Jan 2014
Damian Humbley, David Bedella, Caroline Sheen, Daniel Crossley and Janie Dee in Putting it Together The Stephen Sondheim revue, Putting it Together, comes to the end of its ...
Catherine Love: Rewarding variety
By Catherine Love · 27 Jan 2014

As awards season enters its busiest phase, Catherine Love suggests that theatre awards are at their best when reflecting the variety of theatre on our stages