Matt Trueman: Set designers are not loonies. They're artists.
Trueman reflects on the Evening Standard Awards shortlist for best set design and responds to comments made recently about Lizzie Clachan's design for As You Like It at the National
Matt Trueman: What could theatre learn from #HOFEST?
Hofesh Shechter's festival provides a chance to get the measure of him as an artist. Matt Trueman asks if theatre could benefit from adapting a similar model?
Matt Trueman: the best shows might not be the most memorable
Though he didn't think much of it, Simon Stephens' Song from Far Away is still nibbling away at Matt Trueman
Matt Trueman: Are we at risk of forgetting the plays of the past?
For the first time in living memory, there is more new work on our stages than there are revivals
Matt Trueman: There's a giant leap from page to stage
Novels don't make great plays - but that's not to say they can't make great theatre - says Trueman
Matt Trueman: Are British musicals stuck in the past?
'Without a culture of experimentation, British musical theatre is at risk of stagnating'
Matt Trueman: There's no such thing as regional theatre
'When we talk of regional theatre, we really mean local theatre'
Matt Trueman: It's not just bad work that puts audiences off
Many factors can potentially alienate theatregoers
Matt Trueman: The shows you wish you could see again
Whether reinventing a show or faithfully restoring it, revivals are integral to the theatregoing experience