Michael Coveney: Scottsboro Boys hold forth and Des Barrit gets down
By Michael Coveney · 23 Oct 2014

Our chief critic spends time with the Scottsboro Boys, attends a star-studded birthday bash and shares memories of the late Lynda Bellingham

Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best
By Catherine Love · 21 Oct 2014

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

NYT Blog: Stepping Out
By Kate Kennedy · 17 Oct 2014

NYT REP member Kate Kennedy explains what it's like to step out on a West End stage and what they've learnt from their previews

Michael Coveney: National unveils Dorfman as RSC channels Downton Abbey
By Michael Coveney · 16 Oct 2014

'What's happened over recent years at the Royal Court, the Birmingham Rep, Chichester and now the National has been spectacular'

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for autumn
By Catherine Love · 13 Oct 2014

A round-up of some of the best theatre on offer all over the country this October and November

Michael Coveney: Iggy pops into Peer Gynt, and Kenyon gives update on Barbican row
By Michael Coveney · 9 Oct 2014

Pop meets Ibsen, while the Barbican's managing director reflects on the Exhibit B controversy

Notes from New York: Importing two dames, James Corden, and An American In Paris
By Bethany Rickwald · 6 Oct 2014

But fair's fair, so we're sending over Broadway hit Beautiful- The Carole King Musical

Catherine Love: We need to make theatre more welcoming
By Catherine Love · 6 Oct 2014

'There are countless factors that discourage people from coming to the theatre'

Guest Blog: Lindsay Lohan - a cautionary tale of celebrity casting
By Dawn Farrow · 3 Oct 2014

'Our industry needs to take more responsibility when it comes to using celebrity names'

Michael Coveney: Censorship scare gets serious as Mamet becomes a Lindsay-fest
By Michael Coveney · 2 Oct 2014

'Lohan has already been gleefully pre-judged in some quarters'