Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape

Does the Arts Council need to start looking beyond buildings and offering more support directly to theatre-makers?

Yorkshire Festival: A French idyll in Huddersfield town centre
By Elise Rohde

Commuters at Huddersfield train station got quite a surprise this morning when they discovered a French farm had magically appeared overnight

Michael Coveney: Carousel turns for Mary Rodgers, Arts Council cuts both ways

The daughter of Richard Rodgers, who died last week, was a noted composer in her own right

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for July

Theatre to look out for in July includes Edinburgh previews, European imports in Birmingham and a packed line-up at Latitude

Notes from New York: Summer season heats up with Jake Gyllenhaal, Rupert Grint, and maybe Miss Saigon
By Bethany Rickwald

Now the awards dust has settled the stars have arrived for summer in the city but, before it gets too sweltering, we enjoy a little outdoor Shakespeare

Catherine Love: In praise of confusion

There's always a place for carefully crafted narrative, but why are we so keen for theatre to make sense all the time?

Guest Blog: What America can learn from UK theatre festivals
By David Binder

Tony-winning producer David Binder is currently producing the highly anticipated Deblozay as part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)

Michael Coveney: Made in Dagenham strikes a chord; Tim Crouch weighs art against life; RIP David MacLennan

The screen-to-stage musical continues a long tradition of industrial action as a subject for theatre

Catherine Love: The specifics of site

As site-specific theatre becomes ever more ubiqutious, perhaps it is time to question what the label really means