How do you solve a problem like the Olivier?
As the National Theatre faces two duds over the summer, Matt Trueman looks at what makes the Olivier work
Hannah Khalil: 'My new play shows the horrors of the immigration system'
By Hannah Khalil
As Refugee Week begins, writer Hannah Khalil explains how she came to write her new play The Scar Test and the detention centre stories it's trying to tell
'How my work as a death row investigator was turned into a play'
By Rene Denfeld
The novelist Rene Denfeld on how her work as a death row investigator inspired her book and a new play
Theatres must be more than just a space for performances
Two stories from rising stars about how they came to the industry prompts Daisy Bowie-Sell to reflect on the importance of opening theatres' doors
'David Lan's risk-taking has made the Young Vic a beacon of excellence'
As David Lan announces he will step down from running the Young Vic, Sarah Crompton reflects on his time in charge
Having a Donald Trump Julius Caesar is in bad taste. That's the point
After big sponsors pull out of a production of Julius Caesar in New York, Matt Trueman looks at how having a Trump Caesar adds to the satire
The Almeida's new project exposes the culture of sound bites in the general election
In the run up to the general election, Ian McKellen, Lucian Msamati and more join forces with the Almeida to highlight the lasting impact of rousing political speeches throughout history
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Why are subsidised theatres charging West End rates?
Matt Trueman looks at a rising trend of subsidised theatres reflecting West End rates in their ticketing prices
It doesn't matter how radically a piece has been adapted, the key is whether it works
As Jack Thorne's Woyzeck opens at the Old Vic, Matt Trueman asks how far is too far when it comes to adapting plays