Stewart Pringle: 'To get by in theatre you have to wear a lot of hats'
By Stewart Pringle
Ahead of the premiere of his debut play, the Bush Theatre dramaturg reflects on the necessity to juggle roles in theatre
Has British theatre become too dependent on playwriting competitions?
Matt Trueman looks at the rise of the playwriting competition and whether we are losing something by focusing on prizes
Jonny Woo's Unroyal Variety: 'Cabaret has become a victim of its own success'
By Jonny Woo
As his Unroyal Variety night opens at Hackney Empire, cabaret and drag star Jonny Woo explains why he thinks cabaret might be losing its edge
The Bridge Theatre has been made for theatre fans rather than just producers
As the Bridge Theatre opens in London, Sarah Crompton praises its innovation and style
Teen blogger: Kinky Boots has fabulous heels and a message of respect
By Edie Marriage-Massey
The first post from our teenage columnist sees Edie heading out to a performance of Kinky Boots
Are theatre critics writing for audiences?
Matt Trueman ruminates on what star ratings mean to audiences
What has happened to the two and a half hour play?
Sarah Crompton looks at theatrical relativity and how long plays can seem short and short plays long
David Eldridge: 'A writing life is far too precarious to ever resemble a career'
By David Eldridge
As his play opens at the National, David Eldridge reflects on his life as a playwright
What American theatre can teach us about diverse casting
Matt Trueman discusses the ways in which diversity can be presented onstage, compared with those overseas
'Theatre needs new faces, new perspectives and new narratives'
By Stephanie Martin
Writer of a new play Stephanie Martin explains why she's hoping to challenge the visibility of disability in theatre