As theatre coverage is cut, we all need to start shouting louder
As The Guardian ends Lyn Gardner's contract for blogs, Sarah Crompton looks at the decline of arts coverage
Edward Hall: Filthy Business may be set in the sixties, but it reflects modern Britain
By Edward Hall
The artistic director of Hampstead Theatre looks at the relevance of Ryan Craig's play
We ignore older actors at our absolute peril
As Lost Without Words opens at the National Theatre, Daisy Bowie-Sell looks at how that show demonstrates the wealth of experience in older actors
Can art be great if it's beyond most people?
Matt Trueman on how Hamilton proves that art can be both great and populist
David Leveaux: Tom Stoppard's plays aren't 'all head and no heart'
By David Leveaux
As his production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead opens in London, British director David Leveaux explains how he approaches the plays of Tom Stoppard
Why can't theatres be sacred places?
As he travels through India to Delhi, Matt Trueman contemplates what lessons theatre could learn from religion
This year's Olivier Award winners are very hard to call
Sarah Crompton digests this year's Olivier Awards nominations list and finds judges will be making some very hard decisions
Let's not forget that plays are on at an inconvenient time for our bellies
As the theatre industry begins another conversation about eating in theatres, Holly Williams explains why her sympathies lie with the eaters in the audience
International Women's Day: How to break into the industry
By Jennifer Tuckett
University Women in the Arts is dedicated to enabling women to get into the arts industry. As International Women's Day approaches, some of the mentors offer their advice
Is online performance as engaging as traditional theatre?
From his travels in India, Matt Trueman explore why online performance is so good at keeping our attention in a world of digital noise