Michael Coveney: Happy birthday to the grand old men of musical theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have left huge if very different imprints on the theatre landscape
Matt Trueman: BAC is a building worth grieving and giving for
'Most theatres, taken as buildings, aren't so irreplaceable'
Guest Blog: Why we're bringing back Incoming Festival
By Eleanor Turney
Eleanor Turney of A Younger Theatre explains why it's more important than ever to support emerging artists
Michael Coveney: ENO wins rightful recognition from Oliviers
The English-language opera company is serving up some of the capital's most interesting work
Matt Trueman: Olivier nominations - the good, the bad and the ineligible
Our critic reflects on this year's shortlists, which were announced yesterday
Peake and Rampling set to light up Manchester
By Mandy Martinez
This year's Manchester International Festival line-up will continue the city's cultural renaissance
Michael Coveney: Are books taking over the stage, and does it matter?
To mark World Book Day, our chief critic reflects on the influence of literature on contemporary theatre
Editor's Blog: Let's hear it for Shakespeare's Globe
The South Bank venue continues to balance artistic and commercial success
Matt Trueman: Choosing what to review is a critical decision
'Critics should represent the spectrum of theatre being made as fully as possible'
Michael Coveney: Well done Eddie Redmayne - but don't get lost to Hollywood
The British actor forged his career on stage, where he will hopefully return soon