Confessions of a Box Office Manager: Kids say the darndest things
By Anonymous
A customer of the younger variety tests our mole's patience
Josie Rourke is putting the comedy back into Restoration comedy
Sarah Crompton reflects on the nature of Restoration comedies and why they're so tricky to revive
Peter Hall: yesterday's pioneer is today's past
Matt Trueman reflects on the legacy of the late National Theatre artistic director and RSC founder
Kwame Kwei-Armah is a natural leader, but there's no knowing where he'll take the Young Vic
Matt Trueman reflects on today's news that Kwame Kwei-Armah will become the new artistic director of the Young Vic
The Front Row presenters wouldn't be dismissive about football, why are they about theatre?
As the new presenters of the BBC arts programme Front Row give a controversial interview to Radio Times, Sarah Crompton questions their disparaging comments about theatre
What happened when August Strindberg believed he could make gold
By Howard Brenton
Playwright Howard Brenton on the remarkable period in the Swedish playwright's life where he became an alchemist
Peter Hall achieved his remarkable vision despite opposition on all sides
Michael Coveney pays tribute to the late founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director Peter Hall
Musicals must break the mould to be exciting
In the wake of Girl From the North Country and Follies, Matt Trueman looks at why formula musicals just don't work
Theatre needs intervals and not just for toilet breaks
As Follies opens without an interval at the National Theatre, Sarah Crompton explains why we shouldn't let the theatre break die out
Theatre should make no sense more often
Matt Trueman reflects on his trip to Helsinki Festival