Opera - when directors rule

The phenomenon known in German as Regietheater should be celebrated, not vilified

Catherine Love: 'Interaction does not always mean choice'

Interactive theatre is increasingly ubiquitous, but what does it really ask of us as audience members?

Catherine Love: My theatre highlights of the year so far

As awards season approaches, Catherine Love looks back at some of the best productions to take to the stage this year

Catherine Love: Do more theatres mean more choice for theatregoers?

There are pros and cons to the ever-increasing variation of performance spaces

Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

Catherine Love: We need to make theatre more welcoming

'There are countless factors that discourage people from coming to the theatre'

Catherine Love: Time up for show times?

Instead of just the standard evening time slot, could theatres start getting more inventive with when they programme performances?

Catherine Love's Edinburgh Fringe Diary #2

Taking time out on the Fringe with intimate performances

Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape

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