Female nudity on stage has got to stop
After seeing several instances of female nudity on stage, Sarah Crompton asks whether it is ever really necessary
Howard Davies always managed to convey the complexity of life
Sarah Crompton pays tribute to the director Howard Davies, who has died at the age of 71
Emma Rice's departure is not about lighting
As Shakespeare's Globe announces the departure of its artistic director, Matt Trueman delves into the deeper issues behind the announcement
Microphones should not replace the ability to project
After Robert Icke's declaration that he supports the use of actors wearing microphones, Sarah Crompton asks whether we might lose something by relying on amplification
Diversity in theatre: how far have we really come?
Daisy Bowie-Sell reports back from The Curve's conference on diversity which looked at how far British theatre has come in the last 40 years
Playwrights should be predicting the future
As Oil opens at the Almeida Theatre, Matt Trueman looks at why it is important that writers are focusing on the future as well as the present
Is it ever OK to leave the theatre during the interval?
Following Robert Icke's comments in The Stage yesterday, Alun Hood considers this theatrical taboo
Heads Will Roll director Paul Hunter: 'I create an atmosphere for actors to take risks'
By Paul Hunter
The Told by an Idiot artistic director on their latest production and how he approaches rehearsals to get the most out of his cast
Can theatre have a meaningful impact on the refugee crisis?
Matt Trueman asks how shows like Shôn Dale-Jones' The Duke and Vanishing Point's The Destroyed Room can play a small part in solving the refugee crisis
Playwright Ali Taylor: A modern-day Cathy would struggle in London
By Ali Taylor
Taylor's new play is a response to Ken Loach's Cathy Come Home which looks at the consequences of homelessness