Matt Trueman: The strange economics of theatre tickets
'Theatre's commitment to affordability has been admirable - in certain parts of the sector'
Michael Coveney: Sport in the spotlight, from Patrick Marber to Bend It Like Beckham
The summer heralds a raft of sports-themed productions; but can they emulate the excitement of the real thing?
Matt Trueman: Cuts are threatening artist development
'Very few emerging artists can command sizeable audiences off their own backs'
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: Tackling the touts
Dealing with ticket touts is one of the uglier aspects of the job
Michael Coveney: Does The Vote, London Road and NT Live spell death to theatre?
'There's so much overlap now between screen and stage that we must guard ever more vigilantly to maintain the distinction between them'
Guest Blog: Putting South Africa back on the international touring map
By Judith Dimant
Complicite producer Judith Dimant describes the company's recent tour to Cape Town of Lionboy
Kevin Spacey Foundation grant recipients: 'It's really worth applying'
By Kevin Spacey Foundation
Two recipients of grants from our 2016 Awards charity, the Kevin Spacey Foundation, tell us how they benefited from the support
Michael Coveney: Will Mike Leigh's Pirates save the ENO?
The legendary director's new production got a muted critical reception but is a much-needed popular success
Matt Trueman: Political theatre will never swing an election
Last week's election result was a sharp reality check for the theatre community