Michael Coveney: Mackintosh expands his portfolio as musicals leap forward into the past
By Michael Coveney · 23 May 2014

The news that Cameron Mackintosh is purchasing the Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres is 'nothing but good'

Notes from New York: Looking forward to the Tonys, Drama Desks, and Father's Day with Lear
By Bethany Rickwald · 21 May 2014

Because New Yorkers have never met an award they didn't like

Guest Blog: 'Like Johnny Got His Gun, Dalton Trumbo is an American classic'
By Bradley Rand Smith · 21 May 2014

Bradley Rand Smith, whose 1983 adaptation of Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun is revived at Southwark Playhouse this week, says if the author was around today he would share a drink with Edward Snowden

The magic of Godspell lives on in one-off concert
By Jane Martin · 20 May 2014

Jesus and his adoring followers still cast a spell in this exuberant musical revival

Size isn't everything: opera critics under attack from singers
By Mark Valencia · 20 May 2014

Several newspaper critics felt it necessary to comment on the physical attributes of a singer at this year's Glyndebourne Festival. They may wish they hadn't.

Catherine Love: Critical conversations
By Catherine Love · 19 May 2014

The suggestion that critics should be indiscriminately supporting new work ignores the wider role of theatre criticism

Michael Coveney: Critics, stars, and resurrecting the spirit of Charles Marowitz
By Michael Coveney · 15 May 2014

Our chief critic responds to yesterday's blog by Henry Filloux-Bennett and pays tribute to a late critical friend (and foe)

Guest Blog: Critics still have the power to make or break shows
By Henry Filloux-Bennett · 14 May 2014

Freelance director and producer Henry Filloux-Bennett argues that critics need to take more responsibility, following the recent mauling of new musical Water Babies

Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere
By Catherine Love · 12 May 2014

The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange

Yorkshire Festival Blog: Lights, Bikes, Action in Ghost Peloton
By Sharon Watson · 12 May 2014

Sharon Watson, artistic director of Phoenix Dance Theatre, explains the show's challenges