Perfect Pitch announces Michael Ball as new patron
Ball said he wants to help create 'the hit shows of tomorrow'
Guest Blog: What America can learn from UK theatre festivals
By David Binder
Tony-winning producer David Binder is currently producing the highly anticipated Deblozay as part of the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT)
Theatre highlights of the week: Lily Cole opens in Last Days of Troy and Twelve Angry Men closes
Lots of exciting things happening this week as part of LIFT and two West End closures
20 Questions: Composer Craig Adams - 'I don't think Stephen Ward was the right approach for that story'
WhatsOnStage Award nominee Craig Adams (LIFT, Therese Raquin) answers our questions
How are theatres across the country commemorating the Great War?
This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War, an anniversary that is being recognised at theatres across the UK
LIFT 2014 puts World Cup and Great War in spotlight
The 20th LIFT festival features productions from 13 countries at 15 venues across the capital
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Dirty Dancing with James Corden and Idina Menzel Overheard at the theatre: Some of the funniest audience comments
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: When the show must not go on
Overheard at the theatre: More funny audience comments
Derek Jacobi joins Kenneth Branagh's Romeo and Juliet
Is Bugsy Malone everything the critics want it to be?