Matt Trueman: what happens when the alternative becomes mainstream?
With Bryony Kimmings performing at the National Theatre, Matt Trueman asks what happens when experimentation becomes the norm
Matt Trueman: Is it time for theatre to return to a spirit of excess?
There's a trend for pared back, greyscale theatre, but Matt Trueman asks if it's the best way forward
Matt Trueman's Edinburgh diary - Are small companies being crowded out?
'If you look around the Fringe this year, it's full of big organisations'
Matt Trueman's Edinburgh diary - 'It's been a bit mad for critics'
The newly aligned Fringe and EIF enter their second week
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: Surprising spaces and blurred genres at Latitude
This year's Latitude festival once again offers genre defying performance in surprising spaces - something that theatre elsewhere might be able to learn from
Are micro-festivals a help or hindrance for the Edinburgh Fringe?
An increasing number of festivals-within-the-Festival pose new challenges and opportunities