What is Carlos Acosta's secret?
As he takes to the ballet stage for the last time, Sarah Crompton asks what makes the first black principal at the Royal Ballet so special
Matt Trueman: Artists like Kate Tempest expand our horizons
Matt Trueman on poet and playwright Kate Tempest after her scorching appearance on BBC Two as part of Performance Live
Julius Robertson: 'Autistic people have extraordinary minds, this play will help you understand us more'
By Julius Robertson
The Holby City star, who has autism, reflects on his visit to Burning Bridges at Theatre503
Sarah Crompton: Beckett's writing liberates women
Ahead of the opening of No's Knife at the Old Vic, Sarah Crompton speaks to actress Lisa Dwan on how Beckett's writing for women is rich with possibility
Holly Williams: Should we still favour writers over companies?
After experimental theatre company Forced Entertainment received the prestigious International Ibsen Award on the weekend, Holly Williams reflects on why there's still a bias towards the literary in the UK
Matt Trueman: Is music the most powerful thing in theatre?
Matt Trueman on music's ability to transport you straight back into the theatre
Sarah Crompton: Theatre is as capable of gender equality as any other industry
Our chief critic reports back from the latest Tonic Theatre Advance symposium on gender equality
Brian Logan: Men want to be a part of feminist theatre
By Brian Logan
Camden People's Theatre's artistic director Brian Logan on the men taking part in this year's festival of feminist theatre Calm Down, Dear, and why feminism should support men
Matt Trueman: 'Lighting designers are the unseen heroes of the theatre'
Trueman shines a light on the work of theatre lighting designers
Mark Norfolk: It took three years to create all-black Hamlet
By Mark Norfolk
The writer of Britain's first production of Hamlet with an all-black cast and creative team talks about 'serving Shakespeare's text as much as possible', and working with director Jeffery Kissoon