Michael Coveney: Sport in the spotlight, from Patrick Marber to Bend It Like Beckham
The summer heralds a raft of sports-themed productions; but can they emulate the excitement of the real thing?
Damian Lewis and John Goodman 'terrific' in American Buffalo
Daniel Evans directs David Mamet's junk shop-set drama
Damian Lewis and John Goodman rehearse American Buffalo
Daniel Evans's production opens at Wyndham's Theatre on 16 April
Damian Lewis and Hayley Atwell attend launch of new book by Ken Rea
Rea shares his secrets on how Lewis, Ewan McGregor and more stood out in the crowd
Daniel Evans: 'If we can imagine it we should be able to depict it'
Sheffield Theatres' artistic director talks Sarah Kane, toe-tapping sailors and American Buffalo
John Goodman and Tom Sturridge join Damian Lewis in cast of American Buffalo
Further casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Mamet production
Looking forward: Michael Coveney previews the 2015 theatre year
Our chief critic has a host of new musicals, the centenary of Arthur Miller and a famous Dane on his radar for the coming year