Michael Coveney: Will Emma Rice bring circus to the Globe a la Brook's Dream?
The surprise appointment of Rice at the Globe prompts memories of a landmark Shakespeare production
Editor's Blog: Why won't party leaders discuss the arts?
'The culture sector has been left feeling like an undervalued child'
Matt Trueman: The mysteries of great acting
'What exactly is great acting? It's a question we hardly ever ask - and that's problematic'
Guest Blog: What will theatres be like in the future?
By Rebecca Felgate
From La-Z-Boy seats to flying ice creams, an irreverent glimpse at the future of theatregoing from SeatPlan.com
Michael Coveney: Election fever grips theatreland
General election drama ranges from all-star production The Vote to Russell Brand's interview with Ed Miliband
Matt Trueman: 'Classics no longer guarantee box office success'
New data shows that revivals of familiar works aren't a safe bet for theatres
Michael Coveney: Shakespeare's Birthday as Branagh unfurls West End flag
The Bard's big day prompts thoughts of exciting new seasons from Kenneth Branagh and Matthew Warchus
Matt Trueman: Bad theatre is bad for all of us
Theatre needs to offer audiences more than they can get from a night in with Mad Men
Michael Coveney: Dahl takes over at the Roald Court
A new production of The Twits proves a rare misfire for the Dahl catalogue
Matt Trueman: Oliviers reveal the start-outs behind the superstars
All of last night's celebrated winners had to start somewhere